8 days in State of Bahia Itinerary

8 days in State of Bahia Itinerary

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8 days in State of Bahia Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Salvador
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Palmeiras
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Praia do Forte
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Porto Seguro
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 21st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, then appreciate the history behind Elevator Lacerda, and finally take a stroll through Pelourinho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Porto da Barra, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salvador travel itinerary planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Salvador is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Salvador: highs are around 32°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Palmeiras.

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Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Praia Farol da Barra ©
Praia Farol da Barra
Praia do Porto da Barra ©
Praia do Porto da Barra

1
night
Palmeiras

Palmeiras
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): Head underground at Gruta da Lapa Doce and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chapada Diamantina National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Palmeiras route builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Salvador to Palmeiras. When traveling from Salvador in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Palmeiras, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Praia do Forte.

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Gruta da Lapa Doce
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1
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Praia do Forte

Praia do Forte ©
A small coastal village of 1,800 people, Praia do Forte possesses a paradisal charm with an undercurrent of adventure.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Garcia d'Ávila Tower House, then enjoy the sand and surf at Forte Beach, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Projeto Tamar.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Praia do Forte visit planner .

Explore your travel options from Palmeiras to Praia do Forte with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Palmeiras in September: highs in Praia do Forte hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Praia do Forte

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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Garcia d'Ávila Tower House
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Forte Beach ©
Forte Beach
Projeto Tamar ©
Projeto Tamar
Garcia d'Ávila Tower House ©
Garcia d'Ávila Tower House

3
nights
Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Visiting Mirror Beach and Pitinga Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Mucuge Street, enjoy breathtaking views from Quadrado, take an in-depth tour of Ilha dos Aquarios, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Porto Seguro road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Praia do Forte to Porto Seguro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Praia do Forte in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Porto Seguro, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Mirror Beach ©
Mirror Beach
Pitinga Beach ©
Pitinga Beach
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico