Goa Tour Packages-
|Places covered:||Mumbai – Goa – Cochin|
|Duration:||07 Nights / 08 Days|
|Night Stays:||Star hotel / Houseboat stay / beach resort stay.|
|Tour type:||Beach / Beach resorts / Backwater / Ayurvedic massage|
|Meals:||All the breakfast at the designated hotel / Guest houses. Lunch on the way at deluxe tourist restaurants. Dinner can be had out or at the hotel itself.|
Day By Day Itinerary
|Day 01: Arrive – Mumbai|
On arrival transfer to hotel where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis, after traditional welcome check in into hotel. Overnight to be spent at hotel.
Day 02: Mumbai
Today you will come with us to explore the Mumbai, you will visit The Juhu beach, Gateway of India, Elephanta caves. In the evening we have for you with us a compact little Bollywood – Lights , Camera , Action !! Guests in garish costumes, some posing as directors, some as action heroes, romantic leading ladies, ruffians, the list is endless. Make your way through the various sets of a typical film studio. From a place to the village square. See men with cameras mounted on cranes shooting sequences, inviting your tour of Film city’s electrifying ambience while dining on delicacies that are no less interesting than the ‘masala’ (spice ) of Indian movies. Overnight to be spent at hotel
Day 03: Mumbai – Goa
Today you will be transferred to airport to catch flight to Goa, On arrival transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to relax to beach. In the evening enjoy Goan Carnival Theme : Join a traditional carnival, which is a part of Goa’s rich Portuguese heritage. Where revelry, song and dance, great food and good wine come together beautifully. Discover the joy of Goan cuisine at a delightful buffet dinner. Overnight to be spent at hotel.
Day 04: North & south Goa
Goa Today you will explore the North Goa & South Goa. In the evening we have for you Fishing village : Fishing villages are part of Goa’s rich cultural heritage. Local Goan fishing village is created on the grounds of the hotel, forming a perfect backdrop for a charming evening in a very rustic atmosphere. Artisans display their skills whilst the village dancers whirl to the music of a local band. Overnight at hotel.
Goa This day you are free to relax on Beach. In the evening, enjoy Sea food Bar-be-cue on the beach – Dine under a starlit sky on succulent lobsters, jumbo prawns and other local seafood delicacies which form part of a delightful bar-be-cue set up on a lovely stretch of the Goan beach. Guests may also cook their own food on skewers over a camp fire. A local musician captures the magic of the moment on his guitar strings. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Goa – Cochin
On arrival in “Queen of the Arabian Sea”, you will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel. In the afternoon enjoy city tour covering Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis church, Dutch Palace, Chinese Fishing Nets. In the evening enjoy Moonlight Boat cruise on the backwaters of Kerala : Guests are ferried aboard a spacious, specially decorated , boat for a delightful moonlight cruise on the backwaters of Cochin. South Indian culinary surprises are served. A thrilling fireworks display on an islands off the backwaters of Cochin concludes a wonderful evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Cochin
Kerala Village Tour : Ride through Kerala’s heartland in wooden ‘vallams’ (boats) that glide effortlessly through the green waters. Leave the crowded cities behind as you move through Kerala’s lush beauty and serenity and enjoy a packed lunch on board. Visit small islands along the way to glimpse traditional life in villages. Traditional fish farms, the famed Chinese nets, coconut groves and paddy fields are just a few of sights you will see. Bird watchers will be entranced by the close look at Kingfishers, Cormorants, Woodpeckers and Kites. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Cochin – Mumbai
Transfer to airport to connect flight to Mumbai, On arrival we will transfer you to hotel where we will be holding a few rooms for wash & change. In the evening come with us for Mumbai Sidewalk Yatra, Go gallivanating into the mean streets of Mumbai. Try out every single offering the sidewalk promises. Gorge on the Bhel, Vada Pav, Lucknowi kababas, North India chaats, the “anna’s amalgamation of all Indian cultures, Swere with the crowds, buy bargains & boogie on the sidewalk. Try out the magazine stall, curio shops, and the “phoren” goods store while taking a swig of our barman’s delightful concoctions. All this with out a speck of dirt on your dishes. After that have your dinner and be transferred to airport to connect international flight.
GOA is very famous tour destination worldwide, clean beaches and lovely culture is the first reason why people are curious to know more about this.
Type of accommodation from basic, budget to luxury five stars or five star deluxe, special hotels and stay like home stay, monastery stay, heritage hotels, houseboat stay, beach resort, adventure camp, we consider your choice and only suggest if they are not a good combination with the itinerary. Please note that a typical 5 Star hotel in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet may be often similar to a 4 Star standard of Europian or Amerian one. But some of the luxury or heritage hotel in India can not be compared to any in the world they are amazingly excellent.
Local Guide: A typical local guide is used for sightseeing. Usually these guides are certified except in the mountain regions where students, graduates and even monks do guiding as part time job. The Local guide would know more deeply the history, facts, philosophy and culture of a particular area and they are also Multilingual speaking fluent French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, and Chinese.
Tour Escort: Tour escorts are generally professionals in tourism and will escort and interpret. They might not be able to explain the deep details of a monument, place or philosophy but they will make sure of safety, comfort and enhancement of your tour. He will also take you to off the beaten path, local houses, village ceremonies or current events.
Cultural Shows & Events: Cultural shows are performed by the local artist of the area in your hotel premises or at a fixed venue. Usually in the evening followed by a gala dinner. It is a fine way to interact with locals and enjoy and participate. These shows are popular in Ladakh, Kashmir, Himachal and Rajasthan.
Elephant ride: Elephant rides are done in Rajasthan. You can visit some forts by Elephant ride instead of walking. Elephant ride can also be done in some of the National park in Uttarakhand and Nepal.
Camel ride: They are more popular in Rajasthan and can be done for days also. In Nubra valley of Ladakh region you have the chance to ride the double hump bacterian camels.
Boat ride: Boat rides are done in Varanasi, Uttaranchal and Kashmir. This is also a way to sightsee or to enjoy the sunrise or sunset in the rivers or Lakes.
Vintage car ride: This is quite a romantic ride and is particularly popular in the city of Jaipur.
Interaction: Meeting with an noted spiritual master, philosopher, writer, activist, artiste, scholar, King or Queen.
Sponsor: A prayer performed for peace by group of Monks. OR A Havan performed for peace by a Sadhu at bank of Ganges
Flight Sightseeing: Sightseeing by flight can be done in Sikkim and Nepal. These sightseeing usually last for an hour giving you a chance to be eye to eye with the mighty Himalayan peaks in twin engines small aircrafts. If you have less time or can not trek or climb to these peaks you have this best choice.1
Short Adventure Sport: From few hours to days many adventure short sports can be added to your tour itinerary like: Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, Trout Fishing, Bird watching, rock climbing, hot air ballooning, snow skiing, water skiing, diving, white water river rafting and Kayaking. These all sports are done under supervision of certified and qualified professional in India.
Relaxing & Health: On a long tour itinerary it is a wonderful idea to add a relaxing activity at the end or middle or the tour. Activities like Spa, Ayurvedic massage, Yoga and Meditation can be done almost anywhere in India now a days.