Ivan Bahia Guide - Candomblé Religioin

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Today we have about 16 DAY-tour ACTIVITIES, and 25 ALL-in-TRAVEL-PACKAGES.
At this page you will find a complete overview, with pictures of the 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).

French readers please look at our "Page française"
Belgian, Dutch and South African readers can read everything on our "Nederlandstalige pagina"

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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 social tourism-tour, to visit a favela, have a ride on the notorious favela-train, visit a local market, get in touch with the fisherman’s community.

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

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

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Overview of our ALL-IN-PACKAGES :

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

Pack 1 - 5 days luxurious stay in Chapada Diamantina.
A perfect 5 days (4 nights) trip to discover the best of the National Park Chapada Diamantina walking along beautifull mountain-trails like Mount Pai Inaçio, and waterfalls like the famous Sossego-falls.
You will be hosted in the most exclusive Hotel Canto das Aguas (inclusive an extensive breakfast).

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon') mountain views, Canto das Aguas Hotel

Pack 2 - 5 days nature trail discovery in Chapada Diamantina.
During 5 days (4 nights) you will discover the nicest places in National Park Chapada Diamantina hikng along impressive mountain-trails and beautifull waterfalls, like the 380m Fumaça falls.
You are hosted at the charming and extremely calm situated Alto do Cajueiro pousada (inclusive extended breakfasts) to enjoy a relaxing stay in the middle of the upper Lençois forest.

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / hiking in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon') mountain views

Pack 3 - 5 days LOW BUDGET discovery in Chapada Diamantina.
In this 5 days (4 nights) hiking trip to discover the most impressive places in Chapada Diamantina National Park walking along enchanting mountain-trails and waterfalls. You will be hosted in the charming Pousada da Helia (or equivalent, depending on availability at the time of your reservation).

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / hiking in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon') mountain views,

Pack 4 - 4 days luxurious stay in Chapada Diamantina National Park .
A deluxe 4 days (3 nights) trip to the National Park Chapada Diamantina with a visit of the highlights of the Park, specificly for persons who have little time to spend but want to see the essentials. You will be hosted in the exclusive Hotel Canto das Aguas (inclusive an extensive breakfast).

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / hiking in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon') river-hiking, Canto das Aguas Hotel

Pack 5 - 4 days nature trail discovery in Chapada Diamantina.
This is a 4 days (3 nights) trip to the National Park Chapada Diamantina with a visit of the highlights of the Park, specificly for persons who have little time to spend but want to see the essentials. You will be hosted at the charming and extremely calm situated Alto do Cajueiro pousada to enjoy a relaxing stay in the middle of the Lençois forest.

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / hiking in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon') mountain views while hiking

Pack 6 - 4 days low BUDGET Discovery of Chapada Diamantina National Park.
For those with a limited budget we made this 4 days (3 nights) trip to the National Park Chapada Diamantina with a visit of the highlights of the Park, specificly for persons who have little time to spend but want to see the essentials. You will be hosted in the charming Pousada da Helia (or equivalent, depending on availability at the time of your reservation).

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / hiking in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon') mountain views

Pack 7 - 3 days luxurious stay in Chapada Diamantina National Park.
If you have little time but absolutely would like to discover Chapada Diamantina then go for this 3 days (2 nights) trip to the National Park Chapada Diamantina with a visit of the highlights of the Park. You will be hosted in the exclusive Hotel Canto das Aguas (inclusive an extensive breakfast).

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / hiking in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon')

Pack 8 - 3 days nature trail discovery in Chapada Diamantina.

For people who have little time to spend but want to see the essentials This is a 3 days (2 nights) trip to the National Park Chapada Diamantina with a visit of the highlights of the Park, specificly. You will be hosted at the charming and very calm situated Alto do Cajueiro pousada to enjoy a relaxing stay in the middle of Lençois’s forest.

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / Best of hiking in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon')

Pack 9 - 3 days LOW BUDGET Discovery of Chapada Diamantina National Park.
A typical 3 days (2 nights) trip on a tight budget to discover National Park Chapada Diamantina with a visit of the highlights of the Park, for people who have little time to spend and want to see essentials. You will be hosted in the charming Pousada da Helia (or equivalent, depending on availability at the time of your reservation).

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / hiking in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon') mountain viewings for a low budget

Pack 10 2-day EXPRESS high style trip to Chapada Diamantina National Park.
This is flash trip to the National Park Chapada Diamantina with a visit of the highlights of the Park, specificly for persons who want a an exclusive stay and have and little time to spend in Bahia. You will be hosted in the luxurious Hotel Canto das Aguas (inclusive an extensive breakfast).

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / hiking in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon')

Pack 11 2-day QUICK RELAX - trip to Chapada Diamantina National Park.
A fast discovery-trip to the Chapada Diamantina with a visit of the highlights of the Park, specificly for persons who have a low budget and very little time to spend in Bahia. You will be hosted at the charming and very calm situated Alto do Cajueiro pousada to enjoy a relaxing stay in the middle of Lençois’s forest.

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / hiking in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon')

Pack 12 2-day EXPRESS LOW BUDGET trip to Chapada Diamantina National Park.
This is a quick trip to the National Park Chapada Diamantina with a visit of the highlights of the Park, specificly for persons who have a low budget and very little time to spend in Bahia. You will be hosted in the charming Pousada da Helia (or equivalent, depending on availability at the time of your reservation).

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / Chapada Diamantina National Park low budget hiking tour

Pack 13 - 14 - 15 TREKKING in Chapada Diamantina.
These trekking packages are available for the central region (Chapada from East to West), the Pati valey, and the heavier Pati to Andarrai trek.

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / for the best trekkings in Chapada Diamantina National Park (aka 'the Brazilian Grand Canyon') completely organised for you

Pack 16 TREKKING to the roof of Chapada Diamantina.
For advanced and experienced trekkers, a 7 day stay in the Narional Park. including a 4 days trekking to climb the 3 highest mountains of the North East of Bahia, the Barbado (+2.000m), Almas and Itobira.

Ivan Bahia tour-guide / takes you to the roof of Bahia in Chapada Diamantina National Park for a trekking to the highest peaks (+2000m) of the North-East of Brazil

Pack 17 - 8 days incl 3-days “trekking & relax de luxe” in Chapada Diamantina.
This is a 8 days (7 nights) trip to discover the best of the National Park Chapada Diamantina in a relaxed fashion. We will also do a 3 days trekking through the Valé do Pati OR through the central valey. You will be hosted in the exclusive Hotel Canto das Aguas (inclusive an extensive breakfast)

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

Pack 18 - 8 days discovery incl 3-days trekking in Chapada Diamantina.
A nice alternative trip to "THE" Park of Bahia, an 8 days (7 nights) trip to discover the best of the National Park Chapada Diamantina in a relaxed fashion. We will also do a 3 days trekking through the Valé do Pati. You will be hosted at the charming and very calm situated Alto do Cajueiro pousada to enjoy a relaxing stay in the middle of Lençois’s forest.

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

Pack 19 - 3-days beach-trekking-trip around Itaparica island.
This is a completely different approach to travelling in Bahia and a unique offer on the local tourist scene. We will be trekking along the most beautifull beaches of the island, and staying in local guest houses.

Ivan Salvador da Bahia tour-guide / trekking around the aphrodisiac beaches of tropical Itaparica island

Pack 20 - 4-days LOW-BUDGET Salvador.
Discover the rich history and culture of Salvador during 4 days (3 nights), accompanied by your personal guide/driver who knows the city in and out.

Ivan Salvador da Bahia tour-guide / 5 days to discover the best of the city

Pack 21 - 5-days Salvador discovery-tour.
Discover the finest of Salvador and it's surroundings during 5 days (4 nights) accompanied by your personal driver and guide who will be available exclusively for you and your partner/family.

Ivan Salvador da Bahia tour-guide / 5 days to discover the best of the city

Pack 22 - A week in Colonial Bahia.
During this week I will take you back to the Colonial roots of Bahia, in a very alternative fashion, long away from the beaten tourist tracks. We will start in Salvador and then have a look inlands drive along some romantic landscapes, along the city of Santo Amaro to the typical colonial city Cachoeira. From here we walk around, meet with locals, visit a traditional cigar factory, manioc plantations and so on. If you like discovering the local population this trip is a must ! During this week you will also see the more festive side of Bahia during a trip on the All Saints Bay with a traditional schooner for a visit to the islands of Frades and Itaparica.

Ivan Salvador da Bahia tour-guide / A round trip in Salvador and Colonial Bahia (Cacnoeira & Candomblé included)

Pack 23 - Colonial Bahia & Chapada Diamantina.
In this travel we combine several interesting aspects of life in Bahia, with a nice mix of a relaxing nature and an intense cultural immersion. We travel along the rural, typical colonial inlands of Bahia up to the National Park Chapada Diamantina (where we will see one of the highest waterfalls in South America with 380m and an impressive cave-system stretched over 120kms). Of course Salvador and it's wide surroundings are on the program.


Ivan Salvador da Bahia tour-guide / A round trip in Salvador and Colonial Bahia (Cacnoeira included) and Chapada Diamantina National Park

Pack 24 - Salvador & Chapada Diamantina & island Morro de São Paulo LOW BUDGET.
In this package I take a different approach. We will combine a cultural immersion in Salvador, an intense nature discovery in the Park of Chapada Diamantina and a few days tropical relax on the island of Morro de São Paulo.

Pack 25 - Totally Bahia – a complete package to discover the best of culture / nature / relax in Bahia !
This is THE most complete package to discover most of the highlights of Bahia during 14 days (13 nights). You will have a selection of the finest places to see, some intense moments sharing the cultural heritage, beautiful views in the National Park, relaxing at the beach, in short everything you need for a total experience of Bahia.


Do you have specific wishes for your upcoming travel to Bahia / Brazil ?

Would you like our complete catalogue with detailed programs with the best price / quality available on the market ?
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