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Recôncavo And Cachoeira - The African Inland
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Rural Experience, Culture, History

  • Duration

    9 Hours

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    Dutch, English, French, Portuguese

Description

This tour shows you the unique region around the Bay of All Saints, called the Recôncavo. It is the most African region of Brazil that received the first sugar cane plantations of the colony and the first slaves, imported from black Africa. Therefor this is a "back to the roots" tour that will give you an unforgettable experience of expatriation.

Leaving Salvador, we pass the poor suburbs of Salvador and, later, a succession of fields for agriculture and grasslands. A whirling road passing by bamboo plantations takes us first to the city of Santo Amaro. Here, we visit the amazing and busy local market of and some streets and squares in the center. Then, the road takes us to the historical city of Cachoeira that lies majestically in the valley of the Paraguaçu River. Here, we do a walking tour through the picturesque streets with its old houses and churches. There will be time for lunch. In the afternoon we visit the cigar factory of Dannemann where the famous top class cigars are still hand rolled.

This tour shows you the unique region around the Bay of All Saints, called the Recôncavo. This is the most African region of Brazil that received the first sugar cane plantations of the colony and the first slaves, imported from black Africa. This is a "back to the roots" tour that will give you an unforgettable experience of expatriation. Discover the most renowned, ethnically African, region of Brazil, the birthplace of Samba and Capoeira.

Highlights
  • Monte Recôncavo
  • Santo Amaro
  • Cachoeira
  • Dannemann Cigar Factory
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    • Leaving Salvador after pick-up, we pass the poor suburbs of Salvador and, later, a succession of fields for agriculture and grasslands. 
    • A whirling road passing by bamboo plantations takes us first to the city of Santo Amaro. Here, we visit the amazing and busy local market and some streets and squares in the center. 
    • Then, the road takes us to the historical city of Cachoeira that lies majestically in the valley of the Paraguaçu River. Here, we do a walking tour through the picturesque streets with their old houses and churches. There will be time for lunch. 
    • In the afternoon we visit the cigar factory of Dannemann where the famous top-class cigars are still hand-rolled.
    • At 3:30 PM, we head back for Salvador.
What's Included
  • Services of driver and guide in Brazil

What's Excluded
  • All personal expenses

  • Drinks

  • Food

  • Entrance fees for churches or museums (if applicable)

  • Anything else not specified

What to bring
  • Casual dressing
  • Protection against the sun and rain
Know before you go

Attention: this tour is not available on weekends or holidays (contact us if in doubt)!

Meeting Point

Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

USD USD---- 175.00
USD 175.00 / Group

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