Best of Bahia

Best of Bahia is a 2-week itinerary exploring the beautiful northern state of Bahia, incorporating colonial Salvador, the stunning Chapada Diamantina National Park and gorgeous beaches.

Bahia in the northeast of Brazil is a particularly stunning region and this itinerary combines cities, scenery and beaches to show you the best the state has to offer. Your trip starts in the colonial city of Salvador, picturesque and vibrant with its exceptionally well-reserved historical centre and West African-influenced culture. From Salvador, you will take a short flight inland to the stunning Chapada Diamantina. This beautiful national park combines tabletop mountains, great treks, caves, waterfalls and lovely vegetation. You will spend a few days here exploring with your private guide. Next, return to Salvador for a night before flying down the coast to the trendy beach town of Trancoso. Spend a week here in one of Brazil’s best hotels, relaxing on the beach and enjoying the excellent service.

Trip highlights

  • 3 nights in Salvador at the Fasano Hotel with a private city tour

  • 4 nights in Lençois at Hotel Canto das Aguas with tours exploring the Chapada Diamantina

  • 1 night in Salvador at the Fasano Hotel

  • 7 nights in Trancoso at Uxua Casa

Map of your holiday


Day by Day itinerary


Hotel Fasano, Salvador, Brazil

Arrive into Salvador

Arrive into Salvador where your private guide will be waiting to take you to your hotel for the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Fasano Hotel


Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Discover Salvador

This morning your guide will collect you for a private tour of the city. You will take in the Pelourinho, the historical centre as well as the bay and port area. Lunch is included to give you a chance to sample the delicious Bahian cuisine.


Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Free time in Salvador

Today is free for you to relax and explore Salvador independently.


Views from Pai Inacio Mountain in Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil

Travel to Lençois

This morning your guide will collect you and take you to the airport for a short flight to Lençois. You will spend the next four nights here, using this delightful little town as a base to explore the Chapada.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Hotel Canto das Aguas

DAYS 5 – 6

Waterfall in Chapada Diamantina, Bahia ,Brazil

Explore the Chapada

Over the next few days you will experience the wonderful chapada, going out each day with your guide. You can enjoy treks, see beautiful scenery and learn about the flora and fauna of this special place.


View of Todos os Santos Bay and Church in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Fly back to Salvador

Today you will fly back to Salvador to spend the night before travelling down the coast.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Fasano Hotel


UXUA Casa - Luxury holidays to Trancoso, Brazil

Travel to Trancoso

Your guide will accompany you to the airport today for your flight south to Porto Seguro. From here you will take a private transfer to the beautiful beach town of Trancoso where you can check in to your luxury hotel.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Uxua Casa

DAYS 9 – 14

Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil

Relax in Trancoso

These days are free for you to spend as you wish. Trancoso has beautiful beaches and a laidback ambiance. Enjoy the restaurants, catch up with some shopping in the boutiques and enjoy Brazil’s best luxury hotel.

DAY 15

Aeroplane home

Fly home

Today you will take a transfer back to Porto Seguro to connect on to your flight home.

The price for this itinerary is GBP £4,890. (US Dollar pricing also available)

This is a per person price, based on 2 people travelling and sharing a room.

What’s included

  • 15 nights in luxury accommodation as listed above

  • Private transfers and tours with an English speaking guide and driver

What’s not included

  • International flights (discuss your specific requirements with us)

  • Travel insurance

  • Any visas you may require

This is a guide price. Please enquire and we will provide a full personalised quote for you.  All our itineraries are tailor-made to your own requirements so can be modified however you wish.



Hotel Fasano, Salvador, Brazil

Fasano Salvador

The brand new Fasano brings a luxury concept to the exciting city of Salvador like no other hotel in the region. With a privileged location in Castro Alves Square, the historical centre of Salvador, and a stunning view over the Bay of All Saints the Fasano will appeal to all guests.

UXUA Casa - Luxury holidays to Trancoso, Brazil

UXUA Casa 

For those seeking excellent service, 5-star luxury and bundles of Bahian character, you can do no better than Uxua Casa. This boutique hotel offering a stunning collection of 1-3-bedroom bohemian, ‘shabby chic’ cottages scattered around Trancoso’s UNESCO protected Quadrado, is a 1-minute walk from São João Batista church and an 8-minute walk from some of the most picturesque beaches in Brazil.