• Tour code: 2186MS
  • Location: Salvador, Brazil
  • Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

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Travel to Mangue Seco to for a day of adventure, beaches and nature. On this 12-hour guided tour, you'll travel 135 miles (220 km) from Bahia to explore beaches, sand dunes and a tranquil village. This remote location is not accessible by car, so you'll cross a river by canoe to explore the area. Swing in a hammock and enjoy the atmosphere, visit the local beach bars and restaurants or take advantage of the many photo ops. This family-friendly tour includes round-trip transportation from Salvador.


  • Day trip to Mangue Seco from Salvador
  • White sand beaches
  • Enclosed canoe ride across the Real River
  • Scenic drive
  • Knowledgeable guide
  • Hotel pickup and dropoff

What You Can Expect

Mangue Seco from Salvador

Mangue Seco, Brazil

After morning pickup at your Salvador hotel, meet your guide and board your vehicle for the 135-mile (220-km) trip to Mangue Seco. 

Upon arrival at your destination, perched on a peninsula between the sea and the river, climb into an enclosed canoe to reach the beach. Mangue Seco is inaccessible by road, so crossing the Real River (which divides the Brazilian states of Sergipe and Bahia) is part of the adventure.

Once at the beach, opt for a dune buggy ride (own expense, optional on the day of the the tour) to explore the towering white sand dunes and stop for photo ops. If you opt for the tour, you'll return to the beach after 40 minutes to spend the rest of your time relaxing, swimming and exploring the local restaurants and beach bars. 

Leave the beach at approximately 3:00pm for a visit to Tieta's House, the character made famous by Jorge Amado's novel. Follow an optional tour of the site, enjoy some ice cream, then board your vehicle to head back to Salvador for hotel drop-off.

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