Overview

A trip to Goa promises an enchanting blend of sun, sand, and sea along with vibrant culture, delectable cuisine, and rich history. Here's a good overview to plan your trip:

  1. Beach Exploration:

    • Goa is renowned for its pristine beaches. Some popular ones include Calangute, Baga, Anjuna, and Palolem. Each beach has its own unique vibe, offering activities like water sports, beach shacks, and mesmerizing sunsets.

  2. Cultural Immersion:

    • Explore the rich Portuguese heritage reflected in Goa's architecture, cuisine, and festivals. Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, and churches of Old Goa, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Don't miss Fontainhas, the Latin Quarter in Panaji, known for its colorful streets and colonial-era houses.

  3. Adventure Activities:

    • Indulge in water sports like parasailing, jet skiing, banana boat rides, and scuba diving at various beaches. Goa's hinterlands also offer opportunities for trekking, bird watching, and wildlife safaris in places like Mollem National Park and Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary.

  4. Cuisine Delights:

    • Savor Goan cuisine, which is a delightful blend of Indian and Portuguese flavors. Don't miss seafood delicacies like Goan fish curry, prawn balchão, and xacuti. Visit local markets and beach shacks to taste authentic dishes.

  5. Nightlife and Entertainment:

    • Goa comes alive after sunset with its vibrant nightlife. Enjoy beach parties, live music, and DJ sets at clubs and beachside shacks. Popular nightlife hubs include Tito's Lane in Baga and Club Cubana in Arpora.

  6. Backwater Cruises:

    • Explore the tranquil backwaters of Goa on a river cruise, especially at sunset. The Mandovi River and Chapora River offer scenic boat rides with views of mangroves, villages, and birdlife.

  7. Ayurvedic Massages and Wellness Retreats:

    • Relax and rejuvenate with Ayurvedic massages and spa treatments offered at various resorts and wellness centers across Goa. Experience traditional healing therapies amidst serene surroundings.

  8. Goan Feni Tasting:

    • Sample Goan feni, a traditional spirit made from cashew or coconut sap, at local distilleries. It's an integral part of Goan culture and offers a unique tasting experience.

  9. Flea Markets and Shopping:

    • Shop for souvenirs, handicrafts, clothing, and jewelry at Goa's vibrant flea markets. Anjuna Flea Market, Saturday Night Market in Arpora, and Mapusa Market are popular shopping destinations.

  10. Yoga and Meditation:

    • Join yoga and meditation sessions offered by various centers and retreats in Goa. Practice mindfulness amidst the serene beaches and lush green surroundings.

Remember to respect local customs and traditions while enjoying your trip to Goa, and embrace the laid-back, carefree vibe that the state is famous for.

3 Night 4 Days 23 Feb, 01 Mar, 08 Mar, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Travel in seater/Sleeeper bus from Pune

  • 6 planned vegetarian meals (3 breakfast and 3 lunch during watersports) 

  • Private vehicle for sightseeing throughout.

  • Bikes on Day 1 with one litre petrol( tempo travelers will be taken for sightseeing incase of non availability of two wheelers during peak season)

  • Guided tour

  • Accommodation in a triple/quad-sharing basis in hotels

  • Kayaking charges at Cola Beach

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Meals that are not mentioned in the inclusion section

  • Travel meals from Pune/Mumbai to Goa and return

  • Other personal expenses, such as those for alcohol and/or soft beverages

  • Entry fees to nightclubs if you intend to go!

  • Any other costs not listed in the inclusion section

  • If you choose to use Razorpay as your payment method, payment gateway fees of 0.99% - 3% will be charged depending on your payment mode.

  • Evacuation charges in case of emergency situations

Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Wander the small state of Goa to marvel at its gorgeous landscapes.

  • There are endless adventures to heighten your senses and push you past your boundaries.

  • The long golden beaches are a favorite spot for relaxing and catching sunsets.

  • The architecture and vibrant culture will surely leave you amazed by its beauty.

  • To complete your vacation exploring this beautiful oasis, indulge in delicious local cuisine with a hint of Portuguese-influenced desserts.

  • Water activities such as scuba diving, parasailing, bumper and banana rides, kayaking, and jet ski ride are just the icing on the cake!

Itinerary
  • Day 1:

 

People joining from Pune/Mumbai via tempo traveler:

  • 8.00pm:Pickup from SB road JW Marriot hotel

  • 8.30pm:Pickup from Xion Mall Hinjewadi

 

 Day 2: Arrival in Goa, check-in at the hotel, and sightseeing in North Goa

  • Arrive in Goa in the morning and kick off your day with a delightful breakfast.

  • Embark on your first day of exploration in Goa by cruising around on a two-wheeler.

  • Begin your journey along the picturesque Para Road, leading to the renowned Aguada Fort, a must-visit attraction in North Goa.

  • In the evening, unwind by taking a refreshing dip in the sea, or if you're in the mood for adventure, indulge in some thrilling water sports.

  • As night falls, you have the freedom to choose between a relaxed evening at the serene Baga Beach or the vibrant nightlife at Titos Lane for a memorable clubbing experience.

  • The night is yours to enjoy!

 

Day 3: Goa Sightseeing Day

  • Early in the morning, get ready as we travel to Old Goa to visit the Dutch-era churches.

  • On the route, we stop at the Basilica on Bomb Jesus, Se Cathedral, and other sites. We also stop at the Shantadurga temple. 

  • After lunch, we travel to Cola Beach, a hidden gem in South Goa, for a blue lagoon for kayaking.

  • From the Cola beach, you may swim in the sea and view the most breathtaking sunset.

  • If time allows, we visit Palolem Beach before beginning the trip back to the hotel.

  • Later, you can dine with an ocean view at Britto's and explore the markets.

  • Overnight at South Goa

 

Day 4: South Goa Exploration | Kayaking

  • Commence your day with a hearty breakfast and set forth on your journey towards South Goa.

  • Explore the historical charm of Cabo de Rama Fort, soaking in its unique atmosphere and panoramic views.

  • Indulge in a delightful kayaking activity amidst the tranquil backwaters of Cola Beach, adding an adventurous touch to your itinerary. Cap off your day by witnessing the enchanting beauty of Butterfly Beach and experiencing the mesmerizing sunset, creating unforgettable moments.

  • As you wrap up your day, begin your return journey, carrying a bundle of cherished memories and perhaps even new friendships made during your time in this idyllic destination.

 

Day 5: Arrival in Mumbai and Pune

  • Arrive at Pune and Mumbai early in the morning.

 

Things to Carry
Extra pair of clothes Sunglasses and sunscreen Summer/ beach clothing Any personal medications Positive mindset Shawls or winter wear for comfortable journey hours Single rucksack/ duffel bag (avoid carrying trolley bags) Day pack for daily necessities
Cost
Pune to Pune - 7399/- per person