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Dear traveller,

Here we proudly present you a fine selection of our BEST DAY-tour ACTIVITIES.
At this page you will find a complete overview, with pictures of the activities and places to visit.

Each of our tours and packages is organised exclusively for you and your partner (or family) and can be fully customized to your specific wishes if you would like so.
ALL our services have terrestrial and private transports included, as we always think your well being and comfort.
At all time you will be assisted in your language (English, Français, Deutsch, Nederlands or Portugès).

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To complete our services we can provide reliable AIRPORT transfer (24/7) to / from any destination in Bahia, at any time.
We personnaly collect travellers from the airport avoiding you the hastle of 'finding a cab' with a driver that is not really speaking your language and pretends to know the straightest way to the place you need to be going.
We will bring you safely to any hotel / appartment (or any adress) you need to be in Salvador.

We alse have availability for transfer to virtually every destation in Bahia like for example Imbassai, Costa de Sauipe, Praia do Forte, Tree Bies resort, the islands Morro de São Paulo or Boipeba via Valença, Club Med at Itaparica Island, Cachoeira, Marau, Itacaré, Ilheus, Aracaju, Mangue Seco, etc ...(see our transfer-page for more info).

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Overview of our DAY-TOUR-ACTIVITIES :

The pictures (all taken during our own tours) give you a overview of the places we will visit !

Tour 1 - Salvador 500 years in 1 day - historical discovery, cultural must see places. Our most praised tour. Taking you on a discovery-trip around the city like no other guide does. The in main focus being YOUR preferences !

Ivan Bahia Guide, visit to colonial city Cachoeira in the Recôncavo Baiano

Tour 2 - Salvador for Cruise-ship travellers "best of Salvador" for thight time-schedules. Pick-up at the docks and show you the most exclusive places in Salvador city, ethnic culinairy lunch included.

Ivan Bahia Guide, visit to colonial city Cachoeira in the Recôncavo Baiano

Tour 3 - Salvador panoramic city-tour, discovery of the city and cultural spots, meet locals.

Ivan Bahia Guide, visit to colonial city Cachoeira in the Recôncavo Baiano

Tour 4 - Salvador people's tour, an alternative kind of social tourism (way beyond the classical beaten tourist track) to visit a favela, have a ride on the notorious favela-train, visit a local market, get in touch with the fisherman’s community, etc.

Ivan Bahia Guide, people's tour social tourism

Tour 5 - Salvador Ribeira peninsula, afternoon around Bonfim, Monte Serrat, Humaita. A different approach of Salvador by the means of a relaxing half day in another part of Salvador.

Ivan Bahia Guide, visit to colonial city Cachoeira in the Recôncavo Baiano

Tour 6 - Salvador Pelourinho & historic city center walking tour (morning or afternoon) to discover the fine places on foot.

Ivan Bahia Guide, visit to colonial city Cachoeira in the Recôncavo Baiano

Tour 7 - 1 day Colonial tour to Cachoeiro and Santo Amaro, colonial roots of Bahia with the exclusive Dannemann cigar factory where you could have the opportunity to roll your very own luxury cigar and visit an artisan pottery-baker.

Ivan Bahia Guide, visit to colonial city Cachoeira in the Recôncavo Baiano

Tour 8 - 1 day historical inlands tour to colonial Cachoeira rural Recôncavo Baiano area.

Ivan Bahia Guide, visit to colonial city Cachoeira in the Recôncavo Baiano

Tour 9 - 2 days Cultural tour to Cachoeira & Santo Amaro, discover Bahia’s the rich Colonial History of Brazil, inclusive a stay in the interesting Pousada do Convento (an ancient convent transformed into a hotel).

Ivan Bahia Guide, visit to colonial city Cachoeira in the Recôncavo Baiano

Tour 10 - 2 days tour to Cachoeira & Recôncavo area, discovering real day-to-day Baiano’s, meeting locals in the rural zone of Bahia.We could visit a traditional cigar factory and a typical 'Casa de Farinna'.

Ivan Bahia Guide, visit to colonial city Cachoeira in the Recôncavo Baiano

Tour 11 - A tour to Praia-do-Forte to visit the Projeto Tamar, the giant turtle protection program and the remains of the famous Castelo Dias d'Avilo.

Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon') mountain views

Tour 12 - A relaxing tropical beach tour Praia-do-Forte incl. beaches of Jacuipe & and recife d'Arembepe.

Ivan Bahia Guide - daytour Praia do Forte, Arembepe, Jacuipe aphrodisiac beaches

Tour 14 - Boating day on the Bay of All Saints visiting islands with a traditional bahian schooner, dancing the samba on board, with typical bahian lunch (included).

Ivan Bahia Guide - boating day on All Saints Bay / Baia de Todos os Santos, visiting the islands Frades and Itaparica with a traditional schooner (samba music on board)

Tour 15 - 1 day flash discovery of Chapada Diamantina National Park for those who realize they absolutely need to see it but have almost no time to go there.

Ivan Bahia Guide - daytour from Salvador : Chapada Diamantina National Park in 1 day

Tour 16 - Culinairy experience : market & cook, buy fish and learn cooking Moqueca.

Ivan Bahia Guide, buy fish & vegetables on the market and learn to cook moqueca with your personal Chef

Tour 17 - Artisan pottery & Ceramics tour, a day tour through Bahia to discover fine ceramics artisans. Lunching a traditional fish moqueca along the Paraguaçu-river.

Ivan Bahia Guide, buy fish & vegetables on the market and learn to cook moqueca with your personal Chef

Tour 18 - 2-days MINI-trip to Colonial Bahia including our Ceramics route, a 2-day trip through Bahia, with an overnight stay in an antique convent in Cachoeira, to discover fine ceramics artisans. Lunching a traditional fish moqueca along the Paraguaçu-river.

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