Afro-Heritage Tour Brazil – Rio & Salvador

  • March 9, 2015
  • J. Carlos Desales

Afro-Heritage Tour Brazil – Rio & Salvador

( Tour available from March 2015- February 2016)

Day by Day Itinerary

  Thursday, August 6th  – Group leaves the US

Friday, August 7th – Group arrives in Rio

  •    Transfer airport hotel in Copacabana Beach

  .     Free day to settle in , lunch on own

By Night:  Orientation, dinner reception at a “Carioca” style  restaurant and dancing to live music of different black Brazilian rhythms 

Time: 8 P.M.

Duration: 5- 6 hours

    Saturday –  Lunch and visit at Favela. Meeting a community leader of local black community  Visit  to a Samba School in the North Zone of Rio.

Time: noon

Duration: 8 hours

Sunday – Free day to enjoy the beach or optional tour: Visit to the arts & crafts fair, lunch at a “Carioca” style  restaurant & soccer match at Maracanã Stadium

Time: 10:00

Duration: 8 hours

By Night:   Bossa Nova Show and dinner at “Carioca” style restaurant

Time: 9 P.M.

Duration: 4 hours

✓   Monday-  The Best of Rio & African-Brazilian tour of the historical Rio

▪ Christ

▪ Sugar Loaf

▪ Little Africa ( historical sights,churchs,museums) and Lunch at typical “Carioca” style restaurant

Time: 9 A.M.

Duration: 8 hours

By Night: Free evening or optional tour to be announced

Time: 8 P.M.

Duration: 4 hours

Tuesday,  -Group leaves to Salvador early morning

• Tranfer-Out Rio

• Transfer-In Salvador hotel in Barra Beach

• Check-in

• Free Time until dinner

 • Day time: Beach time – lunch own on.

By Night: Orientation, Dinner at Bahian style restaurant and Benção in Pelourinho (Blessing in Pelourinho)


Time: 7 P.M.

Duration: 5 hours

    Wednesday-  African-Brazilian tour of historical Salvador, meeting with a leader of the local black community and lunch at typical Bahian restaurant

Time: 9 A.M.

Duration: 6 hours

Bahia by Night: Ballet Folkloric of Bahia and dinner at a typical Bahian restaurant

Time: 7 P.M.

Duration: 5 hours

Thursday – Free day to relax on the beach or Optional tour extra cost: Music, Dance ( Capoeira, Samba, Axé) and culinary workshops

Time:  10 A.M.

Duration: 5-6 hours

Bahia byy Night: Candomblé Ceremony

Time: 6:00 P.M.

Duration: 4 hours

✓    Friday –  Sailing to Itaparica and Frades Islands

Bahia by night: Farewell dinner party

Saturday – Free morning , last minute shopping and transfer- out Salvador’s airport

Sunday – Group arrives in the US.

Cost based on group of 13 people – Land Only (No airfare included)

Double Occupancy: U$2400 

Single Occupancy:  U$2900

A visa is necessary to all travelers using an American passport to enter  Brazil.

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