Goa Cultural Historic Day Tour Attractions

Duration

1 day

Tour Type

Domestic

Location

Goa

Overview

This Goa tour packages offers you the unique opportunity to take a tour of the beautiful Panjim city, exploring the magnificent Old Goa churches and the architectural beauty of its temples. Immerse yourself in the culture of Goa by touring through some of the best cultural spots in Goa, through this special Goa Cultural Historic Day Tour Attractions tour package on TrueHAB.

Itinerary

Goa Cultural Historic Day Tour Attractions Day 1

Day 1

Panjim Heritage Walk: Start with Panaji city, also known as Panjim, which is the state capital of Goa. Located on the banks of the Mandovi River, the city has cobblestone streets lined with colorful villas an buildings from the Portuguese colonial era. Palm-fringed Miramar Beach sits at the confluence of the river and the Arabian Sea. Set on a hill overlooking the city is the baroque Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, built in 1619. You will spend one hour touring these places, free of any admission charges.

Fontainhas Walking tour: An old Latin Quarter in Panjim, Fontainhas maintains its Portuguese influence, particularly through its architecture, which includes narrow and picturesque winding streets like those found in many European cities You will also find old villas and buildings with projecting balconies painted in the traditional tones of pale yellow, green or blue, and roofs made of red coloured tiles. The ambience of the heritage here is a reflection of the traditional Portuguese influence in the area. This tour will be one hour long, and there is no entry fee.

Old Goa: Next, you will be passing by Old Goa, also called Velha Goa, which is beside the Mandovi River. The former capital of Portuguese India, it is known for colonial-era monuments like the Basilica of Bom Jesus, with the remains of St. Francis Xavier, and the domed Church of St. Cajetan, inspired by St. Peter’s in Rome. Nearby is the vast Se Cathedral, built in the 16th-17th centuries, where you will find ornate chapels and a bell tower. This tour through Old Goa's tourist spots will be 1 hour long, and free of any admission fees.

Mangeshi Temple: Shri Mangesh temple is located at Mangeshi Village in Priol Goa. This temple is one of the largest and most frequently visited temples in Goa. You will be spending one hour touring the temple and its awe-inspiring cultural grandeur, and entry fee to the temple is free.

Tropical Spice Plantation: The splendor of nature goes well with ancient traditions, and the tropical spice plantations of Goa exemplify this in the best manner. At the Spice Plantation, you will see how people have strived to maintain traditions in harmony with nature. You shall be welcomed in a traditional way by offering of Aarti, Kumkum and a garland of flowers. Thereafter, you will be served with herbal tea. Healthy and nutritious food is served in a traditional manner on a banana leaf, to mark a satiating ending of this day tour of Goa. Your time in the tropical spice plantation will be one hour long, and admission ticket into the plantation is included in the tour package.

Included/Excluded

Lunch
Guide
Transport
Accommodation
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Sightseeing

Travel Styles

Cultural
Festival & Events

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Local Market
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