State of Pernambuco
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Our most recommended State of Pernambuco Day Trips

  • From Recife: Recife Old Town and Olinda City Tour

    1. From Recife: Recife Old Town and Olinda City Tour

    Explore Old Recife where the city has its origins. Begin at Armory Square, and take a pleasant walk through the neighborhood. Next, you can choose to visit one of 3 historical places. See the Paço do Frevo, featuring classes, multimedia and rotating exhibitions dedicated to local dance and frevo music. Explore the Pernambuco Embassy of the Giant Dolls, a cultural space dedicated to the Giant Dolls of carnival season. Visit the Cais do Sertão Museum that offers temporary exhibitions and permanent collections highlighting Northeastern Brazilian culture, with sensory experiences and innovative architecture. Afterwards, head to the Bom Jesus Street, where you will visit Kahal-Zur Israel Synagogue, the first American synagogue. Next, stop at the Pernambuco Handicraft Center, with its extensive variety of works of art produced by master artisans, and walk through streets of this charming neig...

  • From Recife: Maragogi Beach Day Trip

    2. From Recife: Maragogi Beach Day Trip

    Your beach adventure begins with pickup from your hotel in Recife and heads towards Maragogi, also known as the Brazilian Caribbean. Arrive at the resort town and feel immersed in the vibrant yet peaceful atmosphere of this coastal location. The first stop of the day is Burgalhau beach, where you can set up camp for the day at the local operator’s base point. From here you can make your plan of action for the day and decide what activities you want to do with the help of your friendly guides. There’s plenty to see and do in Maragogi and the day is yours to enjoy. Spend some time soaking up the sunshine on the stunning white sandy beaches, then cool off in the refreshing sea. Pickup a snorkel set and go in search of marine life in the crystal clear waters, or hop on board a boat for a sail around the shoreline. You can also opt to visit the Galés of Maragogi, a set of stunning natural p...

    I did 3 one day trips with Martur Viagens e Turismo GREAT tour company,, very reliable, on time and communicated well with me! My tour guide was so GREAT his name is *Baruque* He is so knowledgeable, excellent communication, very helpful and translation was brilliant, funny REALLY GREAT service to me.. I would very highly recommended Martur Viagens e Turismo and Baruque Great person and tour guide... Thank you very much !

  • From Recife: Guided Day Trip to Praia dos Carneiros

    3. From Recife: Guided Day Trip to Praia dos Carneiros

    Your island adventure begins when you’re picked up from your hotel in Recife and transported in comfort to the stunning Carneiros Beach. Located in Tamandaré on the Pernambuco coast, these unique shores boast breathtaking scenery with an abundance of coconut trees, pure white sand, coral reefs, and natural salt water pools.   Once you’ve reached your destination, enjoy a structured day of activities or opt for just relaxing and soaking up the rejuvenating atmosphere at your leisure. Roam the vast 8 kilometers of coast free from any rush even at peak season. Explore the bucolic landscape and discover a distinctive white church dedicated to São Benedito.

    I did 3 one day trips with Martur Viagens e Turismo GREAT tour company,, very reliable, on time and communicated well with me! My tour guide was so GREAT his name is *Baruque* He is so knowledgeable, excellent communication, very helpful and translation was brilliant, funny REALLY GREAT service to me.. I would very highly recommended Martur Viagens e Turismo and Baruque Great person and tour guide... Thank you very much !

  • From Recife: Porto de Galinhas Beach Day-Trip

    4. From Recife: Porto de Galinhas Beach Day-Trip

    Start with pickup from your hotel in Recife and depart to the beach of Porto de Galinhas. With its attractive landscape of coconut trees and clear blue sea, the beach is one of the most popular destinations of the Pernambuco region. While here, swim in natural pools with the company of colorful fish, enjoy some sunbathing on the sand, savor delicious delicacies of the sea, and make friends with people from all over the world in the charming village. The village is full of bars, restaurants, and shops where there is no shortage of souvenirs and handicrafts. The location owes much of his fame to the immense pool of reefs near the shore. In the calm wind and depending on the low tide, you can reach the coral banks for a swim with the colorful fish.

    I did 3 one day trips with Martur Viagens e Turismo GREAT tour company,, very reliable, on time and communicated well with me! My tour guide was so GREAT his name is *Baruque* He is so knowledgeable, excellent communication, very helpful and translation was brilliant, funny REALLY GREAT service to me.. I would very highly recommended Martur Viagens e Turismo and Baruque Great person and tour guide... Thank you very much !

  • Olinda City Tour and Instituto Ricardo Brennand

    5. Olinda City Tour and Instituto Ricardo Brennand

    Depart Recife at approximately 11:00 and travel along the Boa Viagem-PIna coastal road to Olinda, passing Beberibe, the Capibaribe River and the zero kilometer mark of Marco Zero along the way. Upon arrival in Olinda, go to the square of Alto da Sé and visit 3 churches. Journey up to the viewpoint to take panoramic pictures of the historic city. Enjoy 45 minutes of free time to purchase souvenirs of local crafts, or relax with some food and drinks if you prefer. Next, descend the hill of the Igreja da Misericórdia (Church of Mercy), strolling the narrow streets lined with colorful houses. Arrive at the former slave market of the Mercado da Ribeira and see the giant dolls used in the Olinda Carnival. Continue to São Bento Church, and end at the Ricardo Brennand Museum, where you can learn about the colonization of Recife and Olinda by the Dutch army.

    Outstanding tour. We had the good fortune to be accompanied by Caio for our second tour in Recife. Once again he was professional, punctual, and very knowledgeable about the area. We enjoyed the historical sights and flavors of Olinda (thank you for the wonderful fresh coconut) after which we were able to enjoy a private time for Lunch before traveling to the magical Ricardo Brennand Institute. just to make sure we would never forget him and our trip to Olinda, Caio gifted us a delightful parting gift of Olinda. Thank you again for the great day and for the memories.

  • Fernando de Noronha: Catamaran Tour

    6. Fernando de Noronha: Catamaran Tour

    After getting picked up from your hotel, begin your tour at the Port of Santo Antonio, where you will depart for your tour of the secondary islands. Sail through crystal clear waters to reach deserted beaches and marvel at Morro do Pico, the highest point of the archipelago with a height of 321 meters. Follow the Dolphin Bay towards Ponta da Sapata and admire the views from Portal, a "window" with panoramic sea views. Make a stop at the most beautiful beach in Brazil, Sancho Bay, and snorkel in its crystal clear waters. Take a stroll along the sandy beaches and discover the area’s diverse fauna and flora. Then, enjoy an onboard buffet lunch overlooking Sancho Bay as you conclude your tour before enjoying a private transfer back to your hotel.

  • Colonial Igarassu & Island City of Itamaracá Full-Day Tour

    7. Colonial Igarassu & Island City of Itamaracá Full-Day Tour

    Discover a more authentic side to Brazil along paths less traveled. The 8-hour sightseeing tour from Recife visits the colonial town of Igarassu and the island city of Itamaracá in the state of Pernambuco. Tours are available either as a group tour in Spanish and Portuguese or as a private tour in English. Following a pick-up from your hotel in the Recife area, journey 30 minutes north to the beautiful colonial town of Igarassu, one of the first towns ever settled by Europeans in Brazil. Next, explore the island city of Itamaracá, a tropical jewel of white sand beaches, palm trees, and mangles, just off the coast of Igarassu. Enjoy optional water activities at one of Brazil's favorite water sport destinations (extra charges apply). Explore the Marine Manatee Center to learn about these extraordinary mammals, and go to the 17th-century Fort Orange, built by the Dutch. Afterward, sail...

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Outstanding tour. We had the good fortune to be accompanied by Caio for our second tour in Recife. Once again he was professional, punctual, and very knowledgeable about the area. We enjoyed the historical sights and flavors of Olinda (thank you for the wonderful fresh coconut) after which we were able to enjoy a private time for Lunch before traveling to the magical Ricardo Brennand Institute. just to make sure we would never forget him and our trip to Olinda, Caio gifted us a delightful parting gift of Olinda. Thank you again for the great day and for the memories.

I did 3 one day trips with Martur Viagens e Turismo GREAT tour company,, very reliable, on time and communicated well with me! My tour guide was so GREAT his name is *Baruque* He is so knowledgeable, excellent communication, very helpful and translation was brilliant, funny REALLY GREAT service to me.. I would very highly recommended Martur Viagens e Turismo and Baruque Great person and tour guide... Thank you very much !

I did 3 one day trips with Martur Viagens e Turismo GREAT tour company,, very reliable, on time and communicated well with me! My tour guide was so GREAT his name is *Baruque* He is so knowledgeable, excellent communication, very helpful and translation was brilliant, funny REALLY GREAT service to me.. I would very highly recommended Martur Viagens e Turismo and Baruque Great person and tour guide... Thank you very much !

I did 3 one day trips with Martur Viagens e Turismo GREAT tour company,, very reliable, on time and communicated well with me! My tour guide was so GREAT his name is *Baruque* He is so knowledgeable, excellent communication, very helpful and translation was brilliant, funny REALLY GREAT service to me.. I would very highly recommended Martur Viagens e Turismo and Baruque Great person and tour guide... Thank you very much !

Easy hiring, even with little time in advance (24 hours). Physical confirmation (with written notice of the time they were looking for us) punctuality. Cordiality. Very friendly guide who informed us along the way. Stop and meeting place very well located and with good services (sanitary, gastronomic and beach showers)