SIGHTSEEING BAHIA by czl10931

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									                                      SIGHTSEEING BAHIA
                                             Bahia - Salvador


Bahia is the unexplored parts of Brazil. Bahia means fascination and magnetism.
This is the place where you will experience the African culture in South America in all its facets!


HALF DAY TOUR OF DOWN TOWN OF SALVADOR
Price per person on sib $ 30.00 AUD


      A half-day tour of the lower city shows the
striking natural and architectural contrasts of this
appealing city. We will pass by MORRO DO
IPIRANGA, one of the exclusive residential
districts, the SOCCER STADIUM, OUR LORD
OF BONFIM CHURCH - famous for the perfect
religious synchretism between Catholicism and
Candomblé.

     MONTSERRAT and its magnificent
views, LACERDA ELEVATOR linking the lower
Salvador to the upper sections and the
MERCADO MODELO, the old Customs turned
into an important and popular Arts and Crafts
Center.




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BAHIA BY NIGHT
Price per person sib $ 80.00 AUD


     At night, the mystic atmosphere of Bahia
Folklore is further enhanced and one may enjoy it
to the most through a combination of a typical
dinner with an authentic show - a complete
presentation of traditions, beliefs, dances and
customs of Bahia.

     The CAPOEIRA - at the same time a
dance and a fight - was brought from Africa by
the slaves.

      The CANDOMBLE CEREMONY - the
religion originated in Africa and later integrated
into Catholicism - amazes with its costumes,
dancing and the chants of the Orixás - gods and
goddesses of African Candomblé.

     Everything performed under the powerful
rythms of the ATABAQUES - the percussion
instruments that made Bahia music world
famous.




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FULL DAY TOUR OF SALVADOR INCLUDING LUNCH
Price per person sib $ 120.00 AUD




     A full day visit to Downtown, the Upper
 town and the historical districts of Salvador. A
 tour to get acquainted with Bahia culture, its
 churches and traditions, its mysticism and the
 natural and architectural contrasts of this inspiring
 city.

    Start with a walk through the oldest part of
 town, the PELOURINHO DISTRICT with its
 picturesque alleys featuring the CHURCH OF
 SAO FRANCISCO, with its gold-plated interiors
 and the PRACA DO PELOURINHO, the place
 where slaves were punished in public.

    This neighborhood hosts one of the world's
 most important ensembles on the 17th and 18th
 century colonial architecture.

      Lunch at a typical restaurant.

    After lunch visit to Downtown, MORRO DO
 IPIRANGA, one of the exclusive residential
 districts, the SOCCER STADIUM, OUR LORD
 OF BONFIM CHURCH, famous for the perfect
 religious synchretism between Catholicism and
 Candomble.

    MONTSERRAT and its magnificient views,
 LACERDA ELEVATOR linking lower Salvador to
 the upper sections and the MERCADO
 MODELO, the old customs turned into an
 important and popular Arts and Crafts Center.




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FULL DAY TOUR OF ITAPARICA ISLAND
Price per person sib $ 120.00 AUD


     Transfer form Hotel to Port. Board a schooner
for a cruise inside TODOS OS SANTOS BAY.

    The first stop will be at FRADES ISLAND for
bathing at the beautiful beach at PONTA DE NOSSA
SENHORA DE GUADALUPE and then depart to
ITAPARICA ISLAND, to be welcome with a tropical
seafood buffet, in the typical Bahian Fashion.

     The beautiful setting enhanced by the sea and
the bay islands - nature at its best with birds and
exotic flowers - offers an extra charm to this very
relaxing excursion.




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FULL DAY VISIT TO CACHOEIRA INCLUDING LUNCH
Price per person sib $ 150.00 AUD


   Board on a motor-coach for a full day visit of the
RECÔNCAVO BAHIANO, an upstate province by
TODOS OS SANTOS BAY.

     We will pass by picturesque villages along the
rivers that flow to Todos os Santos Bay.

   Visit the old towns             of   SANTO   AMARO,
CACHOEIRA and SAO FELIX.

     During the tour, a unique opportunity to visit the
traditional DANNEMAN CIGARS MANUFACTURERS
and a COCOA PLANTATION.

      Typical Lunch at the town of Cachoeira.




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FULL DAY TOUR TO PRAIA DO FORTE WITH LUNCH
Price per person sib $ 150.00 AUD


    Ride in a motor-coach along the northern
coast of Bahia state to Praia Do forte, the
paradysiac beach and visit PROJETO TAMAR - a
sanctuary for sea turtles.

    Visit the famous CASTLE GARCIA
D'AVILA, a unique example of a Middle Age
construction in South America.

    Bathing and Lunch at Praia de Guarajuba,
a beach known as the "Brazilian Polynesia".




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HALF DAY HISTORICAL TOUR OF SALVADOR
Price per person sib $ 50.00 AUD


     A half day visit to the historical districts of
the city with Bahian Culture depicted through its
churches, traditions and mysticism.

     From BARRA HARBOUR, a steeply old
street takes to the Upper Town, passing by
SANTO ANTONIO CHURCH, COSTA PINTO
MUSEUM to reach PRACA CASTRO ALVES, the
center of Bahia Carnival.

     Then a walk through the oldest part of
town, the PELOURINHO DISTRICT with its
picturesque alleys featuring the CHURCH OF
SAO FRANCISCO, with its gold-plated interiors
and the PRACA DO PELOURINHO the place
where slaves were punished in public.

    The neighborhood hosts one of the
world's most important ensembles of 17th and
18th century colonial architecture.




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                               PRICE LIST



   Prices per pax - Double in AUD   Please, contact us for further details

                                        Validity: 01 JAN to 31 DEC 2007;
               CONDITIONS               Payment: all bookings must be pre paid;
                                        Prices are subject to change without prior
                                         notice.




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