Discover the culture and heritage of Goa, with its many churches, forts and monuments, influenced by Portuguese, Hindu and Mughal architecture styles. Sun bathe on the golden sands and enjoy a dip in the crystal waters. Sample some delicious local cuisine and soak in all Goa has to offer.
Note: We encourage responsible tourism. Practice these guidelines while on a trip!
AgeMax 75 years
Who is this tour for?
Navigate through North Goa to discover some of its best -
- Visit some of the oldest forts from the time of the Portuguese.
- Soak in the sun and sand at Goa's most acclaimed beaches.
- Encounter the history-lover in you as you discover the churches of Old Goa - a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Enjoy the local delicacies Goa has to offer.
- Tour the capital city of Panjim.
- Enjoy a lovely picnic at a farm, amidst nature.
- Shop for souvenirs and handicrafts.
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Travel notes of the day
The Reis Magos Fort and the Aguada Fort are the splendid remnants of the Portuguese era in Goa.
The Reis Magos Fort, one of the oldest in Goa, has served as a fortress as a first line of defence., a jail, as well as a hospital! It is a mix of Hindu and Portuguese styles of architecture. Built in 1551, it lies on the banks of the Mandovi river and overlooks the city of Panjim.
The Aguada fort, which overlooks the Arabian sea, is one of the best examples of Portuguese military style architecture, and was used by the Portuguese to ward off enemies.
Olá! Welcome to Goa!
A representative awaits your arrival at the airport/railway station/ bus stand and will escort you to your hotel where you can check in and wash up. Today is all about beaches and forts!
After some shut-eye at the hotel, we visit the quaint Reis Magos Fort and Aguada Fort and catch some lovely views of Panjim and of the gorgeous ocean. We then head out to Calangute beach and Baga beach for some surf and sand.
Enjoy a lovely, complimentary welcome dinner at the hotel.
- North Goa
Travel notes of the day
Old Goa, or 'Velha Goa' was actually founded by the Sultanate of Bijapur but was later taken over by the Portuguese. It is now, a small town of sorts with European-influenced architecture, with a bunch of churches, cathedrals, museums and other historical sites, and is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Today calls for a tour of the charming Old Goa. After some breakfast, we set out to visit Old Goa's beautiful churches and cathedrals - the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, St. Cajetan.
Our next stop is a lovely picnic lunch at a farm where we spend some time amidst nature and wildlife. After a tour of the plantation, we can spend a while poolside, and go for a refreshing swim.
We wrap up our day with an hour's sunset cruise on the Mandovi river. Catch the orange skies and some fresh breeze while watching the sun disappear into the horizon.
- Old Goa
Travel notes of the day
Fontainhas, or Goa's 'Latin quarter' is a section of Panjim, Goa's capital, that has cobbled streets dotted with Portuguese style houses in bright colours and brightly painted walls.
Tchau and we hope to see you with us again!
After breakfast at the hotel, we head to Panjim, bags packed. Here, you can use your time shopping or for a bit of sightseeing. You can discover the city, and explore the colourful Fontainhas, or the old quarters - the only Portuguese quarter in all of Asia.
After some time exploring the city, you will be dropped at the airport/railway station/ bus stop for your departure.
- Dabolim International Airport
- Pick up and drop services to and from the airport
- Breakfast at the place of stay
- All transfers in a private sedan
- Expenditure on fuel, parking and toll tickets
- Airfare/Rail fare/Bus fare
- Any transfers outside of the itinerary
- Personal expenses (cigarettes, alcohol, telephone calls, etc.)
- Tips and gratuities
- Costs incurred due to change in the itinerary as a consequence of bad weather, political unrest or road blocks.
- Foreign nationals and NRIs must hold a valid visa and passport.
- Avoid carrying too much cash in hand.
- Make sure to carry sunblock, hats and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.
- The rates are subject to availability. During the festive season, the rates are subject to change, with a likely surge in the prices.
- Please carry government issued IDs.
- Avoid leaving your belongings unattended, particularly at beaches.
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