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Ivan Bahia, Salvador da Bahia, a charming social tour tour, to meet locals

Team Ivan Bahia Travel Guide brings you a beautiful tour :

Salvador, Social City & Favela Tour

to discover the deeper culture and social of the former capital of Brazil.

(available with Wi-Fi and in English / Français / Nederlands)


8 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

  • What's included :
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • For other neigborhoods in Salvador there is a pickup/return fee of 20R$ per person
  • WIth this panoramic city-tour of the city we take an social approach of the city, ideal if you want to learn the different side Salvador da Bahia.

    You may always contact us via Whatsapp for any aditionnal information +55 71 984.112.900.

    Ivan presents you a social-tour off the beaten tracks, where you will meet with locals and observe their daily activities in the favela-areas, as well discover some of the intreguing social life of Salvador.

    Our aim during this tour is also to let you feel the local vibe of the city and experience how locals live, like the fishermen's community in Rio Vermelho, the huge São Joachim market, the Trindade homeless project (where you may do a donation with for example clothes or other usefull stuff), a ride with the favela-train, visit a favela...).

    So, we take you around in lesser known districts, and that's why our tour is in demand already for many years.

    Tyîcal for this tour is that we adapt it to your needs and interests, there is no competition for this in Salvador.

    If you want to discover Salvador like you want it, with a local who knows the city like it's pocket then you simply have to book this tour.

    You will hereby discover a totally different Salvador.

    By the way, our air-conditioned car / minivan has WIFI available during the tour.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please do inform us of your pickup/return adress while making your reservation !We organize free pickup & return from any hotel / Air B&B / hostels / pousada / rental appartment in Salvador city center including the next neigborhoods : Barra, Pelourinho, Graça, Santo Antonio, Nazaré, Ondina, Rio Vermelho and Pituba.For other neigborhoods in Salvador there is a pickup/return fee of 20R$ per person (payable in cash at the beginning of the tour). For pickup/return places out of Salvador da Bahia please get in touch for info about the optional pickup & return fee)IMPORTANT OBSERVATION : We require travelers to use masks. At our first meeting we ask traveler(s) to use hand sanitizer (we provide) and measure body temperature. IF body temperature is above 38°C and/or the traveler(s) presents any symptoms that could be related to a covid-19 infection, OR the traveler(s) refuses to wear a mask, we reserve ourselves the right to cancel the the service immediatelly and without any re-fund.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Wi-Fi available during the tour
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Double layered washable facemasks for travelers avaibalbe for sale, please do advize upfront how much masks you would need.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.


Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by Ivan Bahia Guide

Activity ID: V-101909P20

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