Goa

Customized Tour

18290

One of the most visited destinations in India, Goa promises a fun-filled and entertaining holiday to every traveler. A paradise for nature lovers, photographers and adventure enthusiasts, Goa allures tourists from all across the globe. Bustling markets, ancient churches, happening parties, beautiful beaches, lip-smacking food, water sports, Goa makes you explore every type of tourist attraction. Delightful Goa is a 4 days/ 3 nights tour which takes you to the party capital of India, Goa. Embark on this tour and come back with memories of a lifetime.

 

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Months

 

Temperature

Summers April to June 24.7°c - 33°c
Monsoon July to Sep 23.8°c - 29.5°c
Post-Monsoon Oct to Dec 20.6°c - 32.8°c
Winter Jan to March 19.6°c - 32°c

Tour Plan Details

Goa (Arrival)

On reaching Goa airport, transfer to the resort. On completing the check-in formalities, take some rest for the day. In the evening, you can go to enjoy a stroll around the beach or indulge in your favorite beach activity. Stay overnight at the hotel.

North Goa

This morning, you have your breakfast and then start driving towards North Goa. North Goa is dotted with some of the most beautiful beaches of Goa. Dona Paula, Calangute, Baga and Miramar Beach are popular beaches of North Goa. North Goa is home to a number of tourist attractions like Fort Aguada, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Se Cathedral.

Spend the day sightseeing around North Goa. You can begin with a visit to "Cidade de Goa", the original name given to the ‘city of Goa’ which was established long back and now it is called "Old Goa". Pay homage at the Basilica Bom Jesus, which is dedicated to Infant Jesus. The church has the sacred remains of St Francis Xavier. Also, visit other churches of North Goa including St Cajetan, St Francis of Assisi, Se Cathedral and Church of St. Monica. All the churches feature a unique architectural style which speaks much about the heritage and craftsmanship of those times.

Visit the Museum of Christian Art, which is one of its kind museum in Asia. The museum is best known to house a collection of items like gold and precious stones and Rosary's. You can also visit Archeological Museum.

Later, travel to “Solar Souto Maior”, which is an aristocratic mansion which dates back to the year 1585. The mansion houses a treasure of artifacts.

Return to Panjim, the capital of Goa and as you drive through the city enjoy viewing its unique colonial architecture. Walk through the city and flip back the pages of the Portuguese days. Do visit the bustling markets of Goa and shop for gifts and souvenirs. Enjoy your lunch at Panjim.

Post lunch, head to Baga Beach, which is one the most popular, happening and beautiful beaches of Goa. Enjoy water sports and then you can go for some shopping at the Tibetan market.

Stay overnight at the hotel.

South Goa

After having your breakfast, head towards South Goa. Today, you will be sightseeing at major attractions of South Goa including Colva Beach, Mangeshi Temple, Santa Durga Temple and some more attractions. Begin with a visit to Margao, the capital of Salcette taluka and headquarters of the South Goa district.

Visit the historical “Largo de Igreja”, the Church square of Margao, which once used to be its colonial quarter. The church square is dotted with beautiful old buildings on one side and the beautiful Church of the Holy Spirit on the other. The Church of the Holy Spirit is one of the most grant churches of Goa, which was built back in the year 1564. The church is one of the finest examples of Indian Baroque style of architecture.

Later proceed to “Ancestral Goa”, which is a re-creation of Goan rural life. The village has number of artifact centers, art galleries and open air museums. There is a laterite sculpture of Saint Mirabai in the village, which is one of the longest laterite sculptures in India. The star attraction of the region is the “big foot”, which is a large foot print which was discovered on a rock while excavating the site.

Now it’s time to visit the grand house- Menezes Braganza house, in Chandor. This palatial structure was built back in the 17th century. The house has now been divided into two separate houses, with a common entrance. The east wing is occupied by the Pereira-Braganza family, which has a small chapel with relics of St. Francis Xavier. It also has artifacts, collected by the family over a number of years. The house also has a large ballroom and a Salon. Tiles from Portugal, antique chandeliers from Europe and beautifully carved, ornate rosewood furniture adds to the beauty of the house. A few things which give a distinct look to the house include a pair of high-backed chairs, which has the family crest, which was given to the Pereira-Braganza family by King Dom Luis of Portugal. Most of the furniture items set in the house date back to the 18th century and have been prepared using local seeso (martel wood) and lacquered with mother of pearl by craftsmen from Curtorim village. The house also has many items coming from antique aficionados.

The west wing of the house belongs to the Menezes Braganza family. The house not only features exquisite furniture and Chinese porcelain from Macau, but also a collection of family portraits, which date back to the 17th and 18th centuries. There is also a library which is believed to be the first private library of Goa. The library has a collection of 5,000 leather bound books which were personally collected by Luis de Menezes Braganza (1878-1938), a reputed journalist, well-known for playing a key role in Goa’s independence movement.

After the long sightseeing tour of South Goa, head back to the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Goa

This is the last day of the Goa tour. Munch some delicious breakfast and then check out of the hotel. Start driving towards the airport and on reaching, board your flight to home. The tour ends here.

  • Twin sharing accommodation (Double room) at all places in Hotels / Camps as applicable to the itinerary. Hotel will be given as per category selection.
  • Breakfast & Dinner.
  • AC Vehicle for Pick & drop as per group size from Airport/Railway Station and All Internal Sightseeing as per itinerary & will be provided as per group size  
  • All Tips – Driver and Restaurants.
  • Airfare /Railway Fare
  • All Entry Tickets for Monuments and place you will visit.
  • Tour Guide, Camera, Video Camera Charges.
  • Any other meals than those mentioned above. For eg. (Lunch)
  • Any up gradation in airline class or hotel room category.
  • Any items of personal nature like tips to guides, drivers, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, mineral water (unless specified), and food and drink which is not part of set group menu.
  • Additional costs for Hotel accommodation, transport services due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc.
  • Any optional tours, excursions, supplement costs, services and activities not mentioned in the itinerary inclusions.
  • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of any individual due to illness, accident , hospitalization or any personal emergency.
  • Anything specifically not mentioned in the ‘tour price includes’ column.
Hotel Category 03 Nights /04 DaysPer person rate on DBL sharingPer person rate on DBL sharingPer person rate on DBL sharingPer person rate on DBL sharingPer person rate on DBL sharingExtra Child with BedExtra Child Without BedSingle occupancyTriple occupancy
02PAX04PAX06PAX04PAX10/12PAX1 Person in 1 Room3 Persons in 1 Room
Budget 2 star182901352014600175101329013720128052286517290
Deluxe 3 star204101764018720216301741015310142902551519410
Super Deluxe 3 Star +265302176022840257502153019900185753316525530
Premium 4 Star306502588026960298702665023000214553831529650
Luxury 4 Star +347702897031080339902977026080243404346533470
VehicleHatchback /SedanHatchback /SedanLuxuryLuxuryTempo Traveller
Meal PlanMAP Breakfast + DinnerMAP Breakfast + DinnerMAP Breakfast + DinnerMAP Breakfast + DinnerMAP Breakfast + DinnerMAP Breakfast + DinnerMAP Breakfast + Dinner

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