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Package Name : Goa

Duration : 7 Days

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Locations: GOA Beach Holiday

Day01 - ARRIVE MUMBAI MUMBAI- GOA ................................by flight

AM: Arrive Mumbai by international Airline and transfer to the domestic airport to connect flight to Goa.
1205 hrs: Depart Mumbai by Jet airways flight 9W 475
1310 hrs: Arrive and transfer to the hotel.

Goa is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Located in West India in the region known as the Konkan, it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast. Goa is India's richest state with a GDP per capita two and a half times that of the country as a whole. Panaji is the state's capital, while Vasco da Gama is the largest city. The historic city of Margao still exhibits the cultural influence of the Portuguese, who first l anded in the early 16th century as merchants and conquered it soon thereafter. Goa is a former Portuguese colony, the Portuguese overseas territory of Portuguese India existed for about 450 years until it was annexed by India in 1961.

Rest of the afternoon at leisure on the beach.

Overnight at the hotel


Day 02 IN GOA

1000 hrs: After breakfast full day sightseeing of Goa. Visit the churches of Old Goa.

After visiting Churches have lunch at a local hotel / restaurant.

After Lunch visit the Miramar Beach and Portuguese Latin Quarters and City of Panaji for some shopping.

Evening: Post the sightseeing and shopping take a Dinner Cruise on the River Mandovi with DJ Music and a performance of Goan and Portuguese Folk Dances

Return to hotel late evening.

Overnight at the hotel


Day 03 IN GOA

1030 hrs: After breakfast visit a Spice Plantations where a Tour of the Plantations will be provided followed by a traditional Goan Lunch. On the way to the Spice Plantation visit the Temples at Mangueshi.

Return in the evening to the hotel

Overnight at the hotel


Day 04 IN GOA

Explore the past of Goa with the Portuguese History. Enjoy the European touch here in this exotic environment and admire the preserved treasures. Do you want to learn more about Goa's History and like to enjoy antiques and evidences of the past. Drive down to Chandor, south of Goa, the ancient capital of Goa during the Kadamba dynasty... Walk into the Braganza house, the family you will spend time ... what unfolds will enchant you... every stone will spell history and tells a separate story of its colonial past. The Palace was built in 1500 by the wealthy Braganza family. After being acquainted with the palace you will drive to the most picturesque taluka Quepem, which the Portuguese conquered in the 17th Century. Visit the "PALACIO DO DEAO" which is 213 years old mansion. It was built by a Portuguese noble man who was the Dean of the church and the founder of Quepem town. It is built in an unusual style of architecture, blending Hindu and Portuguese culture. Its lush gardens are also outstanding, more so due to the fact that their historical features have been preserved and since old times, have been known as the most beautiful pleasure gardens in Goa. Enjoy a delicious Goan meal cooked by the family in the unique atmosphere...... Drive to Margao and explore the colorful city market. Buy souvenirs or just click pictures and get an idea of what India is all about before you drive back to the Hotel.


Tropical Jungle

Experience the Goan jungles. Drive to the core of the Bhagan Mahavir Wildlife sanctuary to reach Jungle cafe a beautiful tiny hamlet in the Sanctuary. Jungle Village consists of a scientific spice plantation & beautiful restaurants known as jungle cafe with its arms embracing the Dudhsagar Waterfalls River. Arrival at Jungle Village where elephant will proudly welcome you. Display their strength by letting you swim and wash them. Later a buffet lunch to take back the memories of the life time, experience of the movie jungle.


Island Fantasy

What better can one do at a beach resort other than spending the day out at sea, sailing towards Grande Island watching Dolphins do their morning dance, snorkel and fish in clear water and wind up your day on a deserted beach with a sea-food Bar-Be-Que.

Start your tour on fiber glass canoes which takes you towards the Grande Island, known for its clear waters and marine life. After an hour of spotting dolphins, we go onwards to try our luck at Fishing and Snorkeling for which the boat crew would be more than happy to provide and assist you. We dock by the deserted beach where you can swim or top up your tan whilst our crew prepares a hot Bar-be-Que lunch with the catch of the day. Later after lunch you return back to your hotel.

Tour cost includes air conditioned transport, Canoe Ride, English speaking escort, lunch, mineral water, beer, fishing lines and snorkels.

This trip commences from the hotel early morning at 0830 hrs . The clients proceed to Baina beach and arrives there at 0930 hrs. From here it is a 60 mins boat ride to the Island. Leave the Island after Lunch and the clients return to the Baina Beach at about 15.30 hrs and at the hotel by 1630 / 1700 hrs.


Day at Leisure at the hotel beach. Enjoy the water sports

Buffet dinner at the hotel or a special dinner at the hotel with a Live band / DJ music OR If it is a Saturday night then we can also offer the following option,

Saturday Night Market

Open from November till April, every Saturday 6.00 p.m. onwards, when sun is about to set till late night. People from different parts of the world meet in a simple, warm and friendly atmosphere where traditional Goan sense of hospitality exists. Walk through the lanes of colorful oriental artisan bazaar, go from one stall to another and surprise yourself with wide range of products. Undoubtedly, a naturally beautiful place to relax surrounded by river flowing along its boundary and salt water lake forms the internal side, amidst coconut grooves where you tend to forget everything. There is a dance floor for those who like to dance to your favorite music played by live bands. Also amuse yourself to breathtaking performances by Indian/ international artist like acrobats, fire dancer/ Jugglers, Oriental belly dancers and many more that makes your visit to a memorable one.

Overnight at the hotel


Day 05 IN GOA

Day at Leisure on the beach

Overnight at the hotel


Day 06 Thursday Varanasi

AM/PM: Transfer to the airport. Depart by Jet airways flight for Mumbai
On arrival proceed for Bollywood studio tour. See a film shoot or a TV Serial shoot  ( which ever is in progress ) . Duration of the visit 2-3 hours or proceed to the hotel.

Mumbai, the business, industrial, financial, and celluloid hub of India. Mumbai is also often referred to as the city that never sleeps. This city of dreams was once presented to King Charles II in 1661 as part of the dowry when he married Princess Catherine de Braganza of Portugal. Today, it is the state capital of Maharashtra and the financial capital of India. For the shoppers and the food freaks, Mumbai is an absolute visit.

Lunch at a suburban hotel and thereafter proceed to your hotel and check in.

Optional: In the evening walk around on the Marine drive ( opposite your hotel) or drive around the city.

Overnight at the hotel



AM: Half day city tour. Visit the Gateway of India at Apollo Bunder overlooking the harbour. The Gateway of India was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India in 1911, Flora Fountain built in 1869 in honour of Sir Bartle Frere, Governor of Bombay, Victoria Terminus, Prince of Wales Museum, marine drive and hanging gardens.

Late evening transfer to the airport to connect flight for overseas destination.


P.S. If you wish, you can just take it easy and relax at the beach for all your days in Goa!