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Salvador Bahia - Salvador 6 - The Oldest Light House in the Americas and the best Carnival Location in Bahia

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Salvador 6 - The Oldest Light House in the Americas and the best Carnival Location in Bahia

Sat, 30 Oct
(23 reviews)
Barra Lighthouse, Salvador Bahia, Brazil
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

The "Farol da Barra" or Barra Lighthouse is an iconic place for "baianos" (locals). The construction of the lighthouse in the old Forte Santo Antonio in 1698 is very famous Carnival location in Brazil and considered the oldest in the Americas. One of Salvador’s historical landmarks, the Barra Lighthouse is located in the Santo Antônio Fort, at the Barra Beach. The "Farol" (as we call the lighthouse) has a breathtaking view of "Baía de Todos os Santos" and, the behind the fort, is a perfect spot to watch the sunset over the sea. Some very nice coffee shops and restaurants are also available in the area. This will be a nice walk in Barra area, that is considered one of the best locations for a vacation in Bahia and also for the Carnival Season. The old "Vila do Pereira", the first village in the Salvador, became a must-see in the city and also virtually with HeyGo. Hope you can join this tour and get to know a bit more about my beloved Bahia!


Meet sayurikoshima

sayurikoshima

My work is to make your days incredible in Bahia. I am Asian-Afro-Brazilian, born in Salvador in the 1970's and working as a tour guide since 2011, studied Law in Sao Paulo and Language Studies, but now I am 100% working as a tour guide. As an independent traveler, I understands the needs for a real and safe experience in my hometown. I love Brazil and I am blessed to live and work in Bahia. I try to work with tailor- made tours and make you feel home in Brazil, with the best tourist attractions but at the same time with the local experience. I will be happy to guide you in Portuguese, English or Spanish in Bahia. My tops tours tailor made are: Gastronomy Experience, Afro Heritage, Favela Tour, Reconcavo Baiano (01 hour from Salvador) and By night with PubCrawl


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Salvador Bahia with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Salvador Bahia. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Heather R.

12 October 2021

Always full of eclectic info, facts & folklore. Fin, fun, fun. Sayuri is passionate about all things from her beloved Brazil, & I enjoy her zest 4 life & living. Thx sooo much Sayuri. Love love 💕💖

Joanne F.

11 October 2021

Too much time spent in museum

Anne L.

11 October 2021

Full history & knowledge Very interesting

Kenneth L.

03 October 2021

Awesome

Abe L.

03 October 2021

Another wonderful tour. Not only did we explore the lighthouse (and get some great views!), but also learned more about Bahia and Brazil. Thank you!


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