Spicy Goa Tour

Summary : Timings : 1000hrs – 1700 hrs ,  Duration : 08 hours ,   Fitness level : Easy ,   Popularity : ***  

Post breakfast proceed towards a beautiful eye catching view of the Mandovi River meeting the king size Arabian Sea. Meet your local host at your respective resort. Today explore the Old Goa churches – Se Cathedral and Basilica of Bom Jesus, where the mummified body of the patron saint of Goa, St. Francis Xavier is rested, on request we can proceed to the local temple too.

OH Boy!! It’s time for lunch, we halt at Tropical Spice Plantation- local orchid farm where the local villagers cultivate various tropical vegetables and fruits. Stroll around the plantation as the local host shares his experience with you, post the brief walk head to the table for sumptuous buffet meal (optional activity at supplement cost : buy local grown authentic organic spices, enjoy the Elephant ride and also experience a bathing session).

Post lunch drive to the vibrant local bazaar - Panjim. Here of the many stalls and boutique shops you will find some fascinating items on display for sale. The caricature on the huge walls of the market resembles the trade which has been seated here from ages – It’s a must to have the picture to add to your collection, villagers from all parts of Goa flock to Panjim bazaar for some good deal for local sales. A spree time of about 2 hrs will be allotted accompanied with our host. Post some good shopaholic experience, we drive to Miramar beach for a sunset experience and then head straight to your resort.

Highlights

  • Walking tour of Old Goa churches – Se Cathedral & Basilica of Bom Jesus.
  • Visit the spice plantation and learn more over the Horticulture experience.
  • Walking tour of Panjim bazaar.
  • Relax on Miramar beach over sunset.