The land of mellow sunshine and sandy beaches, flavourful cuisine and pungent feni, crumbling architecture right out of a bygone era, river cruises, water sports, hot air ballooning, all this and more is part and parcel of a holiday in the Indian Paradise known as Goa. With its geographical and cultural diversity, Goa has something to offer everyone.
DAY 1: ARRIVE GOA
On Arrival Pick up from Airport/Railway Station - Transfer to Hotel - North GOA SIGHT SEEING - Overnight stay @ Goa.
Fort Aguada –The fort was constructed in 1612 is a well-preserved seventeenth-century Portuguese fort standing in Goa. Aguada is a Portuguese word which means “Watering Place” and the fort was built by the then Portuguese rulers for providing fresh water supply to the ships passing by in the Arabian Sea
Aguada Light House – One of the distinctive features of the Aguada headlands are the Lighthouses built as early as 1864 thereby marking them as one of the oldest and first lighthouses to be built in Asia.
Saligoan Church -One of the greenest and daintiest villages blended in a scenic backdrop of Goa lies the tiny village of Saligao. It is barely 6 kms from Mapusa and is well known for its 125 year old parish church of Mae de Deus, a very good example of Gothic architecture and a real wonder to behold! Saligao houses a population of nearly 5000 people and has Parra, Guirim, Sangolda, Pilerne, Calangute & Candolim as its neighbouring villages
Vagator Beach – Vagator beach is one of the most scenic beaches in Goa that is situated immediately north of the Anjuna beach overlooked by steep laterite hills. The crescent shaped beach has become a favorite spot among tourists for midnight parties. The beach is also well known as the 500 Old Portuguese fort of Chapora is situated nearby.
Anjuna Beach –The beach is famous for its stunning natural beauty with swaying palms trees and soft powered white sands. The beach is marked by an unusual rocky formation overlying a cove of white sand and black rock that juts out into the Sea.
Chauranginath Temple -Chauranginath Temple is Shiva temple located at Arpora,Goa
Baga Beach – One of the favourite beach in bardez side and a tourist attraction. Goa’s Baga beach is a small but perfect beach located between its two more famous cousins, Anjuna on one side and Calangute on the other. It is a good place to enjoy some quite moments and dwell in peaceful contemplation with oneself.
Calangute Beach – One of the favourite beach in bardez side and a tourist attraction. Goa’s Baga beach is a small but perfect beach located between its two more famous cousins, Anjuna on one side and Calangute on the other. It is a good place to enjoy some quite moments and dwell in peaceful contemplation with oneself.
Calangute Beach – Calangute is a town in North Goa, famous for its beach. The beach is the largest in North Goa and visited by thousands of domestic and international tourists alike. As such, it is also known as the Queen of Beaches. It is also the perfect tourist haven, completed with shacks and stalls under the shade of palm trees selling everything from fried prawns and beer, to trinkets made of seashells. The beach also offers water sport activities like parasailing and water skiing, among others.
DAY 2 : SOUTH GOA SIGHT SEEING
After breakfast, leave for full day Sight Seeing of South Goa evening return to hotel & stay overnight.
Miramar Beach –Located barely 03 kms from the Capital, this beach welcomes you to swaying Pine trees and also holds the mortal remains of the first Chief Minister of Goa.
Dolphin Trip-Dolphin spotting trip is very popular on your visit to Goa. You hear lot about dolphins in Arabian sea. one hour of cruising in Arabian sea spotting dolphin is very pleasing trip. These extremely intelligent and playful mammals will delight every visitor with their antics as they play and feed in the wild. Apart from dolphin spotting the trip will also take you around Goa’s''Old jail, Fort Agauda, light house and famous millionaire palace''.
The Dolphin trip at the extra cost
Dona Paula Beach–An estuary overlooking the port city of Goa, Vasco-da-Gama and simply known as the lover paradise.
Old Goa Churches -Visit the Se Cathedral the largest church in Asia and theBasilica of Bom Jesus where you would find the mortal remains of the patron Saint of Goa, St. Francis Xavier.
Se Catedral Church -The Sé Catedral de Santa Catarina, known as Se Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Latin Rite Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Goa and Daman and the seat of the Patriarch of the East Indies. It is located in Old Goa
Mangueshi Temple – A temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the birth place of Bharat Ratna awardee and renowned singer LataMangeshkar.
Shri Shantadurga Temple -This Private temple complex belonging to GSB community. 33 km from Panaji at the foothill of Kavalem village in Ponda Taluka Spice Plantation – You are accorded a warm traditional welcome and the guide will take you around the plantation providing informative tips about locally grown spices. Enjoy a Goan Buffet and don’t miss to sip some local Feni.
Sunset River Cruise –Cruise down the River Mandovi. Enjoy the traditional Goan & Portuguese dances performed on board and dance to the tune of some scintillating music.
Entry Fees Extra For Cruise-300/-
DAY 3 : DUDHSAGAR FALLS SIGHT SEEING
After breakfast, leave for full day Sight Seeing of DUDHSAGAR FALLS/Activities - evening return to hotel & stay overnight.
DUDHSAGAR FALLS @ EXTRA COST
Dudhsagar Falls (literally means Sea of Milk ) is a tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River in the Indian state of Goa on Goa's border with Karnataka. The waterfall is located in the Bhagwan Mahavir Wild Life Sanctuary at Collem in South Goa in the western ghats. is one of the world's most exquisite falls. The splendid Dudhsagar Waterfall is perched in the lofty peaks of the Western Ghats and is a view to observe especially in the monsoons when it is in full and furious flow.
ACTIVITIES @ GOA (EXTRA COST)
Winch-boat parasailing is usually done alone and it takes you high in the air. In winch-parasailing, you have to take off and land on the winch boat. The ride lasts for 10 minutes and enables you to get a spectacular view of the turquoise expanse of the Arabian Sea
SCUBA DIVING AT SAO GORGE ISLAND IN GOA
Experience an exciting scuba diving experience around Grande Island and Sao Gorge Island in Goa.These locations are located about 25 km from the main roads and can be reached within one and half hours by boat.The dives are all shallow 4-14 m (average)
Feel light as a feather and float in mid-air as you go parasailing at the fetching Mobor Beach.This enthralling activity of 3-4 minutes can be undertaken anytime between 9 AM and 6 PM.You will be made to wear a harness that is attached to a parachute at one end and a strong rope at the other. The rope propels you to 300 feet in the air
BANANA BOAT, RINGO RIDE AND JET SKIING IN GOA
Make your vacation special with this thrilling activities in Goa and also explore the enduring beauty of this region.Start your tour at around 9:00 AM after arriving at the Mobor Beach in Cavelossim and begin with a brief safety discussion with the instructors for jet skiing adventure. Post this, get geared up with the life-jackets and call off the day's fun with an exciting Jet Ski ride on the groovy waters of Goa.Manoeuvre over the wavy waters for a considerable duration and hop onto the Banana Boats for an amusing ride over the waters for duration of 15 minutes.Enjoy this exciting boat ride before leaving for Ringo Rides; the last activity of the day.End these activities at around 5:00 PM in the evening and head back home with lots of memor.
DAY 4 : DEPART GOA
Drop @ Madgoan railway station/Airport for return Journey.