Goa Cultural Tour
Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destinations Covered : Mumbai - Goa - Cochin - Mumbai
Day 01: Mumbai
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Mumbai
Welcome to Vardhman's "Goa Cultural Tour"!
On arrival in Mumbai, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's
representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight : Hotel
Day 02: Mumbai
This day explore the Mumbai.
Visit The Juhu beach, Gateway of India, Elephanta caves.
In the evening visit 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 citys
electrifying ambience while dining on delicacies that are
no less interesting than the masala (spice ) of
Overnight : Hotel.
Day 03: Mumbai - Goa
After breakfast transfer to the Mumbai airport to catch flight
for Goa. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to
by Vardhman's representative to your hotel. Relax for a while
and then proceed on a city tour of Goa.
Visit Old Goa, the most important Cathedrals and churches
- namely Se-Cathedral, Church of St. Francis Xavier, St. Catherine's
Church, Arch of Vice Roy of Goa. Miramar Beach - This is the
only beach close to any city and has a good view of the river
Mandovi flowing into the sea. Also visit Dona Paula fishing
village which is a small village at the tip of Panaji, the
place has a very good viewpoint and a monument at the same
place. Later visit golden beaches, Temples, palm trees, paddy
fields and wooded hills. Its churches, temples, shrines and
forts tell its history. It is associated with music, the famous
Goan cuisine and most of all with a peace-loving , smiling
Day 04: Goa
After breakfast explore the North Goa & South Goa.
Visit Fishing village-Fishing villages are part of Goas
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.
Day 05: Goa
Full day free for leisure activities 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.
Day 06: Goa - Cochin
After breakfast transfer to Goa Airport to board flight for
Cochin-"Queen of the Arabian Sea". On arrival, you
will be met and transferred to your hotel by our representative.
Relax for a while and then proceed on a city tour.
Jewish Synagogue, the Church of St. Francis, the Bolghatty
Palace & the famous Chinese fishing nets. Afternoon, Harbour
cruise - Cochin has one of the finest natural harbours.
Day 07: Cochin
Day 08: Cochin - Mumbai
After breakfast proceed for Kerala Village Tour. Ride through
Keralas heartland in wooden vallams (boats)
that glide effortlessly through the green waters. Leave the
crowded cities behind as you move through Keralas 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.
This morning transfer to Mumbai airport to connect flight for
Mumbai. On arrival if time permits go gallivanating into the
main streets of Mumbai.
In time transfer to Mumbai Airport to board the flight for your
onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories
of "Goa Cultural Tour" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.
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