Custom Porto Seguro, Arraial D’Ajuda and Trancoso Vacation Package
Travel to Porto Seguro, Arraial D’Ajuda or Trancoso, Bahia with this 3 Nights Personalized Vacation Package with Private Tours and Transfers
Porto Seguro, Arraial D’Ajuda and Trancoso Vacation Package
Porto Seguro, in the extreme south of Bahia including Arraial d’Ajuda and Trancoso – is another Bahia destination that has been selected by DiscoverBrazil. Carnival here is especially lively and the town is known for its vibrant nightlife and New Year’s Eve celebrations. Pataxo Indians still live near Porto Seguro, fishing and making handicrafts to sell to tourists and the town itself has a historical city on top of the hill with some interesting churches, lovely gardens and wonderful panoramic views. The area around Porto Seguro is a densely forested nature reserve of original Atlantic forest. Across the bay lies Arraial d’Ajuda, which is set high on a cliff overlooking a rugged coastline with idyllic beaches. The town is full of bars and restaurants and has a good nightlife. Further along the coast is Trancoso, a simple little village known for having some of most beautiful beaches in Brazil.
- Transfers and tours in private vehicles.
- Easy to moderate. All ages are welcome. Tropical weather and direct sunlight demands sun protection and plenty of fluids.
- Any group size.
- Your private guides will help you better understand and enjoy your Porto Seguro experience.
Day by Day Itinerary
This is a Sample Vacation Package that we have created for customers in the past.
Day 1 – Porto Seguro, Bahia, Brazil
At the Porto Seguro airport you will be met by a private driver and taken in an air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel where you will check in. Sometime after lunch you will be taken on a city tour by an English-speaking private guide, first to visit the historical part of Porto Seguro. The tour starts by taking you to the top of the hill where the old city lies, showing you a beautiful panoramic view of the beaches and the lower part of the village. You will visit the very first church, prison, and town hall of Brazil. Then on to the colorful fisherman’s harbor and the market at the mouth of the Buranhem River. Your tour then continues along some of the most beautiful beaches north of Porto Seguro until Coroa Vermelha, where a monument to the first Mass in the year 1500 is located.
Day 2 – Porto Seguro, Bahia, Brazil
After breakfast today you will be taken on a full-day tour to visit Arraial d’Ajuda and Trancoso. You will be driven in a private vehicle to the exotic village of Trancoso, about 30 km south of Porto Seguro. Trancoso was settled by Jesuits in 1563 in order to protect the Indians from the Portuguese colonists. You will see a church built of bones and whale oil and visit some of the most beautiful and untouched beaches of the region. On the way back from Trancoso you will stop in the picturesque, colorful village of Arraial d’Ajuda, where your guide will give you a city tour.
Day 3 – Porto Seguro, Bahia, Brazil
This morning you have a choice of 2 tours: 1. The Jaqueira Indian Reserve – a visit to a nearby Pataxó Indian reserve. Your native Indian guide will take you on a trek through the forest, explaining the traditional hunting methods used, medicinal values of the indigenous plant life, importance of the preservation of the surrounding nature and the history and secrets of the rainforest. Afterwards there will be a presentation of Indian dances and rituals and you will have an opportunity to sample some native cooking, such as fish cooked in leaves. 2. The Vera Cruz Preservation Unit ? a visit to an original Atlantic rainforest reserve of over 6,000 hectares (14,830 acres). This reserve has the richest variety of trees and plants in the world; even more than the Amazon. After an introduction about flora and fauna, your guide will take you on a 2 hour walk through the reserve, crossing bridges over the tree tops with views of valleys below, with explanations of the various species and the nature that exists within the forest. (This tour only occurs on Tuesdays and Thursdays) After lunch you will be taken on a snorkeling trip to Recife de Fora, one of the many beautiful coral reefs in the Porto Seguro region. With natural pools and crystalline water, this reef is ideal for snorkeling to see the many varieties of tropical fish, colorful marine life, and coral formations.
Day 4 – Porto Seguro, Bahia, Brazil
Transfer to Porto Seguro airport for your return flight.
Porto Seguro Hotel Options
- 4 star – Best Western Shalimar Praia Hotel
- 4 star – Portal Ville – Rede Soberano
- 3 star – Porto Geraes Praia Hotel
- 3 star – Taperapuan Praia Hotel
Arraial D’Ajuda Hotel Options
- 5 star – Hotel Maitei
- 5 star – Arraial D’ajuda Eco Resort
- 4 star – Manacá Pousada Parque
- 4 star – Pousada Coisa e Tao
- 3 star – Ravenala Hotel
- 3 star – Hotel Paraiso do Morro
Trancoso Hotel Options
- 5 star – UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa
- 4 star – Pousada Estrela D’ Água
- 3 star – Pousada Capim Santo
- 3 star – Hotel Boutique Bahia Bonita
- 3 star – Casa de Perainda Guest house
Porto Seguro Tour Options
- Half day city tour of Porto Seguro
- Full day tour to Arraial d’Ajuda and Trancoso with Jaqueira Indian Reservation and Vera Cruz Preservation Unit
- Snorkeling tour
- There are many more tour options in Porto Seguro, Arraial D’Ajuda and Trancoso. Contact us for more information.