Manaus to Salvador Overview

Get lost in the wilds of the Amazon jungle, tour through lively Sao Luis and Salvador, and camp on the coast on this awesome Brazil adventure tour.

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Travel to the Amazon and along the coast of Brazil

Journey from the jungle-clad depths of Manaus to the cobbled streets of Salvador on this awe-inspiring Brazilian tour. Get acquainted with a variety of local fauna and flora, get lost in the Amazon rainforest and waterways, and discover fascinating villages on this incredible adventure. Explore the lush Lencois Maranhenses National Park, unwind on the beaches of Brazil's north coast and go one-on-one with the mighty Amazon. This is definitely a Brazil tour to remember!

  • Travel on a slow ferry through the abundant Amazon Jungle
  • Dance, eat and be merry in historic Salvador
  • Enjoy a 4x4 tour into Lencois Maranhenses National Park
  • See prehistoric footprints in the Vale dos Dinossauros
  • Camp under the starry South American sky
  • Chill out on the beach on Brazil's north coast

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Manaus, Brazil
  • Finish:

    Salvador, Brazil
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (3 nts), Hammock (4 nts), Hostel (11 nts), Hotel (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    4x4, Boat, Ferry, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    4WD Tour, 5 day boat journey, Guided tour, Inga Monolith, Lajedo de Pai Mateus, Parnaiba Delta boat tour, Tamar Turtle Conservation Project

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    664kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights. 2. From the departure on 31 December 2012 this trip will be changing to a 22-day trip with the 2 nights at Canoa Quebrada having been removed.

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Days 1-2 Manaus

Manaus is a large, diverse city that lies in the heart of the Amazon, where the Negro and Solimoes rivers meet.

Days 3-7 Amazon River Ferry/Belem

Travel like a local along the unforgettable Amazon River, sleeping in hammocks and witnessing tiny settlements, colourful animals, river trade and lush scenery. A popular starting point for exploring the Amazon, Belem is an interesting city with a strong Indian heritage, swaying mango trees and a fascinating market.

Day 8 Alcantara

A small colonial town sitting across the water from Sao Luis, Alcantara is surrounded by greenery and has some interesting museums and eateries.

Day 9 Sao Luis

Sao Luis's beautiful historical centre is a joy to explore and along with interesting festivals, the city has some wonderful museums and galleries to explore.

Days 10-11 Barreirinhas/Lencois Maranhenses NP/Parnaiba

It may look like a desert of endless white sand, but Lencois Maranhenses National Park is home to fresh-water lagoons, mangroves, beaches and the Preguicas River.

Day 12 Parnaiba

Parnaiba is a cute port city located close to the amazing Parnaiba Delta, which is filled with waterways and mangroves teeming with unique animals and plant life.

Days 13-15 Jericoacoara

Idyllic waters, a beautiful coastline and minimal development has made Jericoacoara the perfect place to enjoy both gorgeous beaches and the best of small-town Brazil

Day 16 Sousa

Sousa is famed for being located near the Vale dos Dinossauros, a site where fossils and footprints of dinosaurs have been found in abundance.

Day 17 Cabaceiras

Cabaceiras is a small town close to some fascinating ancient rock formations - the Lajedo de Pai Mateus and a monolith engraved with prehistoric drawings.

Days 18-19 Olinda

Olinda has beautifully preserved colonial buildings, is an artistic and cultural centre and has a lively night-life, all set on the cerulean waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Day 20 Pirambu

A tiny seaside town surrounded by mangroves, coconut trees, sand dunes, lakes and the ocean, Pirambu is famed for the turtles who come to its shores.

Days 21-22 Salvador da Bahia

A laidback city known as 'Brazil's capital of happiness', Salvador da Bahia's streets are full of colour, its air full of music and people full of smiles.
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