Amazon and Fortaleza Vacation Package
Visit the mysterious Amazon jungle and the sandy beaches of Fortaleza with this 8 Nights Personalized Brazil Vacation Package with Private Tours and Transfers.
Custom Praia do Forte Vacation Package
A hundred thousand coconut trees standing on 12km (7 miles) of white sandy beach in this tranquil fishing village, is one reason why Praia do Forte has recently become one of the most sought after beach destinations in Brazil. Praia do Forte is known for its beaches, restaurants, bars and handcraft artisan shops and boutiques. 80 km north of Salvador, It has a strong emphasis on preservation of the local flora and fauna and the coral reefs off the coast are superb for snorkeling. Nearby is a picturesque river for canoeing and kayaking and also a small pantanal (wetland area) which is host to a large number of birds, caymans and other animals. The mixture of unexplored nature, a comfortable and relaxing pousada and access to great bars and restaurants will make your trip to Brazil an unforgettable experience.
- All transfers and tours in private air-conditioned vehicles with your private English speaking expert guide.
- Easy to moderate. The nature tours have a moderate adventure rating, requiring some paddling and 4-Wheeler driving. All ages are welcome. Tropical weather and direct sunlight demands sun protection and plenty of fluids.
- Any group size.
- Your private English-speaking guides will help you better understand and enjoy yout Bahian experience.
Day by Day Itinerary
This is a Sample Vacation Package that we have created for customers in the past.
Day 1 – Praia do Forte
After arriving at the airport in Salvador, you will be transported by a private vehicle to Praia do Forte. The journey takes roughly an hour and when you arrive you will check into your hotel. We suggest having lunch at ‘Bar do Souza’; try their delicious and famous ‘bolinhos de peixe’ (Bahian-style fish cakes) and/or a fish or shrimp moqueca (Bahian stew). After lunch we suggest you visit the TAMAR PROJECT (turtle NGO) Visitor Center and then on to Papa Gente’s Natural Pools for snorkeling (times may vary due to the tide). After sunset, we suggest having dinner at the Fata Morgana restaurant (Spanish food).
Day 2 – Praia do Forte
Today you will be taking an 8-hour nature tour. Begin by exploring the region of Sauipe, where you will take a 4-Wheeler Tour (1 adult per 4-wheeler) through Atlantic rain forest vegetation and along rivers. During the ride, there will be a stop at the SauÃpe River for a swim and to go down the rapids on inner tubes. The 4-Wheeler Tour will be followed by lunch at the fishing village of Diogo. Then you will take a canoe trip down the pristine Imbassai river which is surrounded by snow-white dunes. Back at Praia do Forte; we suggest you have dinner at Japa, an excellent Japanese Restaurant, followed by a stroll around the main street of the village and visit the shops and cafes.
Day 3 – Praia do Forte
Today you may choose between one of 3 tours: Horseback riding, Sauipe River Catamaran or Sauipe Adventure Expedition. 3.5-hour horseback ride will begin by taking you through a lake, then along sand dunes, followed by a trail through tropical forest to the Castelo Garcia D’Avila, and finally winding down and along the beach back to the village. 7 km Catamaran ride to the mouth of the River Sauipe, passing through beautiful areas of coastal rain forest vegetation and mangroves. A specialist guide will tell you about the various ecosystems and you will have the opportunity to swim and do a bit of bird watching. The Sauipe Expedition will take you on a hike through local wetland vegetation to the banks of the River Sauipe, where you will board native wooden canoes and row to the mouth of the river, with the help of a specialist guide. You will have a chance to enjoy a refreshing dip in the river or sea, before returning to your pousada in a 4×4 vehicle. The afternoon is free to relax and enjoy Praia do Forte. You may want to take this opportunity to visit the Castelo Garcia D’Avila, the impressive ruins of a castle belonging to the first land-owning farmer in Brazil.
Day 4 – Praia do Forte
On this last day in Praia do Forte, we suggest you take the morning to relax by the pool or on the beach and maybe do some last-minute shopping in the village for presents to take back home. After lunch you will check out of your hotel and say goodbye to Praia do Forte, then be driven in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to the airport in Salvador.
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Praia do Forte Hotel Options
Praia do Forte Tour Options
(these tours can also be done as day tours from Salvador)
- 4-Wheeler tour through Atlantic Forest with a river stop
- Canoe trip down the pristine Imbassai River
- Typical Bahian lunch at fisherman village Diogo
- Horseback riding tours
- Sauipe River Catamaran tour
- Sauipe Adventure Expedition