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All Pernambuco (6 days / 5 nts)

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Places Visited:
v/   Recife
v/   Porto de Galinhas
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Visit Recife the capital of the state of Pernambuco, known as the `Brazilian Venice` due to its many channels, waterways and innumerable bridges and Porto de Galinhas, a place that has kept its characteristic rustic fishermen architecture, but also attractive bars, refined restaurants, great nightclubs and fantastic natural pools made up of millenary reefs.
Day 1:Arrive in Recife
Day 2:Recife - Porto de Galinhas - Olinda
Day 3:Porto de Galinhas
Day 4:Porto de Galinhas - Maragogi
Day 5:Porto de Galinhas - Carneiros
Day 6:Porto de Galinhas - Fly out from Recife


Hotels used in this tour
(hotels can be changed on request for most tours)
 3*4*5*
Pernambuco
Hotel Mar Recife, Pernambuco
Mar Recife
207 rooms
click to see Trip Advisor report
hotel site
Hotel Best Western Manibu, Recifre
Best Western Manibu
156 rooms
click to see Trip Advisor report
hotel site
Hotel Atlante Plaza, Pernambuco
Atlante Plaza
241 rooms
click to see Trip Advisor report
hotel site
Porto de Galinhas
Hotel Pontal de Ocapora, Porto de Galinhas
Pontal de Ocapora
150 rooms
click to see Trip Advisor report
hotel site
Hotel Village Porto de Galinhas, Porto de Galinhas
Village Porto de Galinhas
81 rooms
click to see Trip Advisor report
hotel site
Hotel Nannai beach resort, Porto de Galinhas
Nannai beach resort
click to see Trip Advisor report
hotel site
Day 1:  Arrive in Recife
Arrival at Recife airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight.

Capital of the state of Pernambuco in the Northeast, Recife is known as the "Brazilian Venice" due to its many channels, waterways and innumerable bridges that resemble the famous Venice of Italy. It is the major entry point to the Northeast, with regular flights to all major cities in Brazil as well as European cities such as Lisbon, London and Frankfurt. The city has an excellent culinary scene serving delicious international cuisine as well as succulent fish dishes typical of the region. Fresh coconut water is found on almost every corner. Close to the capital is Piedade Beach and traveling further away lie the untouched beaches of Tamandare, Sao Jose da Coroa Grande, Maria Farinha and Porto de Galinhas. The sun shines brighter in Recife than anywhere else in Brazil its beaches are undoubtedly among the loveliest in the Northeast.

(Included meals: NA)
Day 2:  Recife - Porto de Galinhas - Olinda
Breakfast. Half Day City Tour Recife / Olinda. Departure transfer from Recife to Porto de Galinhas. Overnight.

Panoramic tour passing by Boa Viagem beach, the center with its colonial districts, its old churches, its rivers and bridges. In Olinda, the "Humanity Cultural Monument" (tkt not included) with its convents, narrow streets and colorful houses. From "Alto da Sé" you have the most beautiful view of Recife, its islands and deep blue water. Optional Lunch. Duration: 4 h.

(Included meals: breakfast)
Day 3:  Porto de Galinhas
Breakfast. Free day to relax or explore the area on your own. Overnight.

Once you understand the origin of the name you will understand why it is a part of Brazil history. In the past, Porto de Galinhas was formerly used as a slave landing port. Nowadays, it is a fishing village only 2.5 Km away from the hotel. A place that has kept its characteristic rustic fishermen architecture, but also attractive bars, refined restaurants, great nightclubs and fantastic natural pools made up of millenary reefs and water temperatures averaging 25 °C. Porto de Galinhas offers its visitors a diversified leisure structure and trip facility to meet the needs of different types of clients. Water sports, trails, flying, trips to other locations, walks, and much more, all including the availability of specific material that can be rented for the different activities.

(Included meals: breakfast)
Day 4:  Porto de Galinhas - Maragogi
Breakfast. Full day Maragogi beach. Overnight.

Maragogi attracts visitors from Maceió and Recife it is a region with fine beaches surrounded by coconut trees and sunny weather all the year round. It offers calm-wave beaches, coral reefs and a huge natural pool known as Gales. Maragogi was initially a small village called Gamela. it was named as Maragogi after the river that baths the city. “Maragogi”, according to some historians, comes from “Marahub-gy”, or river of the Marauba tribes.

(Included meals: breakfast)
Day 5:  Porto de Galinhas - Carneiros
Breakfast. Full day Carneiros beach. Overnight.

At just 90 km south of Recife, Carneiros is one of the locals favorite water sport beaches. These calm, shallow waters are ideal for swimming and diving. Its broad sand beaches make Carneiros perfect for playing and sunbathing. The dense coconut groves surrounding Carneiros make it a beautiful representative of Northeast Brazilian beaches.

(Included meals: breakfast)
Day 6:  Porto de Galinhas - Fly out from Recife
Breakfast. Departure transfer from Porto de Galinhas to Recife airport. 

(Included meals: breakfast)
 

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Trip type:
  Shared service
(can be done privately also)
Departures:
   Daily