Salvador August 2017

August, 10 – 17 , 2017    

8 days / 7 nights


Salvador da Bahia has an energy and unadorned beauty that few cities can match, is the country's pulsing epicenter of Afro-Brazilian culture !  

This trip was carefully thought to offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Brazilian Culture and to open your mind to discover new worlds.

Nothing better than local travel planners, who love traveling to take care of your leisure time and also teach you a bit of Portuguese !

Sounds great? Join us!

Day 1 : Let's get to know each other !

Beginning of our experience! Our team will pick you up at the airport and will take you to the hotel! It's time to feel the energy of the city. Open yourself up to this experience! We will join the group to have dinner and experience some excellent local Bahian cuisine. ( Dinner is included)

Day 2: Historical and Cultural Tour

We will spend the day visiting the main cultural and historical places of Salvador, such as Barra Fort, the District of Pelourinho -  Patrimony of Humanity   - all over colorfull houses, churches, squares and Monuments ! We will visit the place where Michael Jackson recorded the clip with Olodum group ! At the end a stop at  Modelo Market. It's a place to enjoy the local handicraft and shop!  ( Lunch is included)

Day 3: Tamar Project and Guarajuba Beach

This tour sets out around the some beaches . Then we are going to visit the famous Praia do Forte that has been nicknamed the "Brazilian Polynesia." During this tour, we will visit the sea-turtle conservation Tamar Project - and a fishing village. Then we will be able to bathe in the sea at Praia de Guarajuba - famous for its warm waters and tide pools. ( Lunch is included)

Day 4: Free Day

Today is up to you. With endless adventures awaiting, now is your opportunity to explore the area on your own. Experience the beaches, taste the food, meet the locals, but most of all, have fun!

Day 5: Visiting the Communities

We will set off to meet the Curuzu neighborhood. It’s place where many Afro Brazilians live, so the Afro-Brazilian Culture is so present.  It’s time to get together into to the Temples of Candomblé religion,  we will visit the  Barro Preto Cultural Center where is the home of the Ilê Aiye - the oldest and most famous Afro-Brazilian carnival block. To finish this authentic tour in style we will learn the drum sounds, by a percussion workshop  ! ( Lunch is included)

Day 6: Boa Morte - Good Death Festival

About an hour by car from the city of Salvador, lies the historic city of Cachoeira, where the Irmandade de Nossa Senhora da Boa Morte, Sisterhood of Our Lady of the Good Death, holds their annual mid-August festival. Don’t let the name fool you:  there is nothing macabre about this celebration. A unique testament to the strength and endurance of the African Diaspora, Boa Morte is a festival of deep cultural, social, spiritual and religious significance, a joyful expression of life, faith and happiness - the Sisterhood is said to be the oldest organization for Women of African Descent in the Americas. (Lunch is included)

Day 7: Free Day

Take your time to explore the city. Salvador has many treasures to be discovered !  It’s your day to truly find your bliss.

Included:

-Accommodation with breakfast;

-Airport Transfers;

-Transportation for group activities;

-Meals listed; without drink.

-Fun!

Day 8: See you soon !

Our trip comes to an end after a hearty breakfast with friends we made during the trip.

After a full week of living, the captured images will reflect on the beautiful memories created and the unique moments lived.

                                                Axé !!

Not included:

-Airfares;

-Meals not listed;

-Transportation during free time;

-Travel/health insurance;

-Passport/visa fees.

Bookings

A $300 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your spot. 

Please email blacktravelers@gmail.com to secure your spot!

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