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CULTURAL & HISTORIC DAY TOUR ATTRACTIONS - Churches, Temples & Spice Plantation

CULTURAL & HISTORIC DAY TOUR ATTRACTIONS - Churches, Temples & Spice Plantation

star-4.5
10
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$106.67
Price varies by group size
From
$106.67
Price varies by group size
A unique tour of the beautiful Panjim city, the magnificent Old Goa churches, the architectural beauty of temples.
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* A traveler said: "An excellent day tour. The morning was spent visiting old Goa, seeing the colourful Portuguese colonial houses, churches and temples. (Take a scarf to cover your head while in the churches and temples and knees should also be covered.) Our excellent guide, Jo was full of information about the buildings and their history. The afternoon was spent in the organic spice plantation where a buffet lunch was served. Vegetarians and vegans are catered for as well. We had a fascinating tour of all the various spices and their uses. You can also buy spices and ointments at the plantation. The spice plantation is surrounded by a lake and grounds where we were delighted to see a kingfisher."


Fontainhas Heritage Walk

Fontainhas Heritage Walk

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262
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$12.80
From
$12.80
The Fontainhas Heritage Walk is an immersive walking tour in Goa narrating its past. Witness the Portuguese past that eventually survived the onslaught of development in the 21st century. The houses are dressed in yellow, green and blue, balconies fronted by wrought iron railings and tiled roofs transporting you to another era. Fontainhas is not only the oldest but the largest Latin quarter of Asia. Located at the foot of the hills, Altinho hills with springs surround Fontainhas on the west side, which give it its name from Portuguese for “little fountain”. The people of Fontainhas lead an affluent life. Get access to heritage homes, appreciate Portuguese architecture, meet wonderful people and experience the cultural side of Goa like never before. Highlights: – An English speaking friendly local guide – Get insight to Indo -Portuguese Architecture – Access to traditional Hindu House – Access to a traditional house from the Portuguese era – Meet a renowned Goan Musician
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* A traveler said: "Lata was an excellent guide who clearly knew her history and facts. We had a very enjoyable afternoon walking through Fontainhas as she took us back in time to the Portuguese in Goa, and entertained us will short stories along the way. Definitely recommended!"


Taste of Goa - Food Walk Tour

Taste of Goa - Food Walk Tour

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1
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$17.07
From
$17.07
Goa is a tourist paradise and for centuries it is known for its rich and yummy Goan food culture. We have designed this amazing experience for you with traditional Goan food, feast your taste buds and have a fabulous and lasting impression. Stroll the lanes with oldest food shop of the Portuguese influenced state, taste variety of local street food of Goa, Mouth watering local dishes like Xacuti, taste famous sweet Peda, Cucumber Mint Juice, various types chats, cutlets and many more. Witness the preparation of the most celebrated sweets in the Portuguese state, some delicacies that even though did not originate from Goa but still are a part of its rich cuisine for centuries. Sip a cup of masala chai tea in a clay pot with unmatched views of Goa. Grab lip-smacking famous sweet dishes, desserts of Goa at the end the walk. Starting Point: Legacy Of Bombay, Altinho, Panaji End Point: MG Road, Panaji Afternoon Tour: 12 PM to 2 PM Evening Tour: 6 PM to 8 PM
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Private Portuguese Heritage Tour: Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Dona Paula Beach in Goa

Private Portuguese Heritage Tour: Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Dona Paula Beach in Goa

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11
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$87.00
Price varies by group size
From
$87.00
Price varies by group size
Uncover Portuguese history and influence on this private half-day Portuguese heritage tour from Goa. Gain a deeper understanding of the state’s colonial past on visits to Se Cathedral and the Basilica of Born Jesus—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This epic tour includes a visit to the city of Panaji, where you see the impact of the Portuguese in Fontainhas, the Latin Quarter. Catch incredible views of the Arabian Sea from the Dona Paula Jetty before enjoying a traditional lunch.
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* A traveler said: "The tour was really good, we were lucky with the weather. The guide was fantastic showing us around Goa and the churches. The driver was excellent and friendly also."


Private Cultural Tour: Ancestral Goa, Shantadurga Temple and Spice Village Including Lunch

Private Cultural Tour: Ancestral Goa, Shantadurga Temple and Spice Village Including Lunch

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6
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$116.02
Price varies by group size
From
$116.02
Price varies by group size
Experience the culture of Goa, sample its aromatic cuisine, and gain an insider’s understanding of Hindu religion on this full-day private tour. Explore Ancestral Goa with your guide and learn about efforts to preserve art, culture, and the environment. Check out two Hindu temples that showcase Portuguese influence and visit a spice village where you unlock the secrets of India’s most prized export. Hotel pickup and drop-off, as well as a traditional Indian lunch, are included.
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* A traveler said: "Goa was an amazing tour. We really enjoyed the spice village and luncheon. Also, the method used to show the Portuguese house and the lifestyle of Goa was very unique. We came away with great information and the food was terrific. This tour was the highlight of all our Indian visits."


Goa Small-Group Shore Excursion Trip with Lunch

Goa Small-Group Shore Excursion Trip with Lunch

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9
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$75.00
Price varies by group size
From
$75.00
Price varies by group size
Explore Goa’s historical and religious highlights on this small-group shore excursion and tour, with pickup from Goa port or your chosen Goa location. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan, admire Hindu temples and visit the Portuguese-built UNESCO-listed Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, and St. Francis of Assisi Church as you learn about Goa’s colonial history and culture. Your tour includes a visit to a spice plantation with lunch plus entrance fees.
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* A traveler said: "Great and knowledgeable tour instructor from Goa. Great air conditioned minivan with little walking and amazing sightseeing."


Anjuna local culinary classes

Anjuna local culinary classes

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5
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$21.76
From
$21.76
Discover Goa and immerse yourself in southern Indian delicacies. The best Indian cuisines are homemade, with us you'll be with local women in our project, located behind the hustle and bustle of Anjuna, in a small village community. Here you will discover local flavors, aromas, learn traditional food practices, about the Indian food culture and ayurvedic properties of spices in a full 5 dish menu. Please note that the class is prepared quite traditionally, please be prepared to sit on the floor. If a chair is required, please let one of the ladies know. For any dietary requirements, please advise. The program is unique and you will have a never-to-forget experience. We'd love to see photos and videos, so please feel free to tag us on Instagram or Facebook. Should you wish to book another time or as a private booking, please contact us.
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BLive Electric Bike Tours – Discovery of Divar Island

BLive Electric Bike Tours – Discovery of Divar Island

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278
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$32.76
From
$32.76
Hop into the saddle and explore pretty Divar island with ease on this e-bike sightseeing tour. With your guide to lead the way and refreshments included, spin along winding roads through fertile paddy fields, and admire traditional Portuguese-style homes in the countryside. Tackle hills with ease—with your e-bike to help with pedalling—and discover mysterious caves and abandoned temple sites in the rolling hills.
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* A traveler said: "A great tour around the Divar island showing the history and picturesque portugeese houses in the region. Nice snack at a 200 years old Portugeese house and welcoming by the family. A great guide sharing a lot of interesting information!"


BLive Electric Bike Tours – Village Vistas of Varca

BLive Electric Bike Tours – Village Vistas of Varca

star-5
194
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$30.24
From
$30.24
• Explore a handicraft doormat factory • Discover stunning architecture and Portuguese culture • Enjoy Feni, a local drink at a Taverna • Ride across exquisite views of the village
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Latin Quarter Walk at Panjim

Latin Quarter Walk at Panjim

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64
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$8.32
Price varies by group size
From
$8.32
Price varies by group size
From the times of tobacco trade to the minting of coins and the final administrative center of the Portuguese, Panjim has seen it all. With a special focus on the Fontainhas area, we discover the Making of Panaji. We learn how ‘Nova Goa’ developed as the new capital city after Old Goa crumbled down with the disease. We listen to stories about The Adilshah Palace, Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, St Sebastian Chapel, the narrow lanes bearing hallmarks of the long Portuguese regime in Goa. In addition, we will visit one of the first houses in this area and join the owner as he shows you around.
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* A traveler said: "Very interesting. Leroy Fernandez was brilliant. Very attentive to our comfort. The giant snacks were delicious. The 1 hour tour of an authentic old Gian home was fascinating and insightful."


Old Goa Heritage Walk

Old Goa Heritage Walk

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54
  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$13.55
From
$13.55
The Old Goa Heritage Walk revisits some of the most fascinating facts during Portuguese rule. When Old Goa was Goa’s former capital city, it was a thriving city even during prior to Portuguese times. It was the capital of the Bahmani Sultan Adil Shah empire. The Portuguese arrived here in 1510 under their commander Afonso de Albuquerque, and captured the city from Adil Shah, the ruler of the Bijapur Kingdom. They came to the East in search of trade and to eventually spread Christianity. In our Old Goa Heritage Walk, explore the some of the most historically significant buildings. Old Goa is a World Heritage site housing some of most grandest and oldest churches in the region. Among these are the Basilica of Bom Jesus which houses the remains of St. Francis Xavier. The imposing Sé Cathedral, the Church of St Francis of Assisi, the Chapel of St Catherine and the domed church of St. Cajetan.
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* A traveler said: "Amreen was a wonderful guide - informative and enthusiastic about the details. We were a wide ranging age group - toddler to grandparents, and she managed to make it interesting for all of us. She easily adapted to our needs, including helping us out at the beginning of our tour. We loved it"


BLive Electric Bike Tours – Vistas of Cavelossim

BLive Electric Bike Tours – Vistas of Cavelossim

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44
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$31.20
From
$31.20
• Visit the oyster shell houses, historical example of graceful architecture • Ride your Ebike along the paddy fields of the village • Learn how to shuck an oyster
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The Island of Chorao

The Island of Chorao

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43
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$20.80
Price varies by group size
From
$20.80
Price varies by group size
Explore this beautiful Island and its star attraction - The Salim Ali Bird sanctuary. We set out on a boat through the backwaters enveloped by the mangrove forest and soon you would be perking up their ears to the sounds of bird life teeming around. Open your senses to nature as you spot birds, crocodiles and various species of Mangroves.There would be learning about the gooing lumps like active little volcanoes all along the pathway were actually mud crabs at work, the loud clickety clicks were the sounds made by fiddler crabs with their large single claws.The Island has more than nature to it right from the Devaki Krishna Temple that had been relocated during the Portuguese rule and a 450 year old Church with numerous stories tied to it.
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* A traveler said: "A wonderful tour of this quiet and serene island in Goa conducted by Soul Travelers. I had the most amazing experience of exploring a very different side of Goa through this tour. Our guide Eric was quite knowledgeable and made sure that we were comfortable throughout the tour and got the maximum out of it. The small trek through a hilly pathway surrounded by cashew trees to reach the Lost seminary of Saint Gerome, understanding the Portugal history of the place was the most exciting part for me. I would highly recommend this tour for the nature lovers and bird watchers as well as you get to see the Mangroove vegetation and a wide variety of birds on a boat tour with Uday ( Birdman of Charao island) which is included in the tour as well."


Houses of Goa- Chandor

Houses of Goa- Chandor

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24
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$17.68
Price varies by group size
From
$17.68
Price varies by group size
We are in the city of Chandrapur which also happens to be the Oldest known capital of Goa. Picture the days gone by where it had armies, fortifications, battles and flourishing trade. Right from the Bhojas to the Silaharas, Chandor was a thriving settlement due to the connectivity that the river Kushavati provided to the travelers. The village is famous for the legend of the Queens curse that was brought upon the village as a result of treachery of the warriors of the kingdom. We will be exploring Chandor as it stands today speaking of its rich past and we meet the current generation of the family members of one of the most prestigious heritage homes in the village. Join us as we take a look at Chandor through its houses.
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Fishing Trail at Aguada

Fishing Trail at Aguada

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17
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$20.80
Price varies by group size
From
$20.80
Price varies by group size
Did you know The Hot and Happening party belt of Goa has a sober side left undiscovered for so long? Candolim is full of beautiful houses, churches, fishing activities, farming and tales to tell that have been overwhelmed by the modern Pubs. It was the epicentre of Pinto revolt against the Portuguese rule and also happens to be the birthplace of Abbe Faria, one of the Legends that Goa has given birth to. The neighbouring village of Siquerim has its own claims to fame - the Majestic Aguada Fort, Siquerim Church and a place that connects Goa to World War 2. Join us as we take you behind the scene in the extraordinary villages of Candolim and Siquerim. This trail is in collaboration with Rodrigues Ancestral Home as you see Candolim in a different light!
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BLive Electric Bike Tours - Reimagining Candolim

BLive Electric Bike Tours - Reimagining Candolim

star-5
16
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$31.20
From
$31.20
• A clean, green and effortless E-biking experience. • Have a birds eye view of the islands of Goa and the beautiful Arabian sea from a viewpoint. • Meeting local fisherfolk and learning about fishing.
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BLive Electric Bike Tours - Silent Shores of Siridao

BLive Electric Bike Tours - Silent Shores of Siridao

star-5
15
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$26.50
From
$26.50
• Explore the multicultural side of Bambolim and its neighbouring villages • Interact with the local fishermen and learn about sustainable fish farming • Enjoy a refreshing snack at the scenic Amrapali café house • Experience the traditions of the simple and peaceful village life
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Saligao Passoi (A Village Walk)

Saligao Passoi (A Village Walk)

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13
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$8.54
Price varies by group size
From
$8.54
Price varies by group size
Saligao is a beautiful village you will pass by without ever noticing its true colours. From the Gothic Mãe de Deus Parish Church built in 1873 to the Indo-Portuguese houses , Saligao has created a niche for itself. This trail explores the beauty of this picturesque village. We explore the village through its village clubs, chapels, houses and the culture of the village. Who were the original settlers of this village? How does this village get its name? Why does a ward in this village have villagers with the same middle name? Find out this and much more on this journey filled with stories :)
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Heritage Hues of Panjim : Panjim Virtual Tour by Make It Happen

Heritage Hues of Panjim : Panjim Virtual Tour by Make It Happen

star-5
10
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$9.30
From
$9.30
Unravel the real essence of Goa and discover it’s uniqueness with Make It Happen. Join me on amazing this journey through time and unfurl the history, admire the architecture, stumble upon legends and delve deep into the Goan way of life. Get to know more about some of the revolutionary thinkers that have shaped Goa's ethos. Discover the evolution of Panjim, the Capital city, from a fishing hamlet to thriving city today. Get insights into fascinating facts about the unplanned and planned parts of Panjim. Witness the traditional art of baking of delectable Goan sweets and Savories. Enjoy some soulful Latin music hosted by a renowned Goan musician.
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Campal Heritage Walk

Campal Heritage Walk

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11
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$13.07
From
$13.07
Unlike other areas of Panaji, the Campal heritage area is unique in its nature and characteristics. The street pattern consists of a grid iron pattern and only residential houses fully self sufficient in their needs and demands. Every house is different in its character, accessible with well tarred roads, parking space and compound is housed with ornamental railings carved in stones, and a distinct construction technology used to construct these houses. Basically, a formal layout with a garden (Jardin de Francisco Luis Gomes) facing the river front as focal point. Campal lies along river Mandovi and predominantly a residential area, occupied by higher economic group of population. The area is serene and tranquil away from the main hub of activity.
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Chandor Heritage Trail by Make It Happen

Chandor Heritage Trail by Make It Happen

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10
  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$17.94
From
$17.94
Get insights about the history of Goa dating back to the era of empires and dynasties This tour highlights the kaleidoscope of history to be found in the hinterland of South Goa. Immerse yourself in pre-Portuguese history dating back over 1000 years, when Chandor then known as Chandrapur was a buzzing trade center. The walk begins at St. Tiago Chapel in Chandor and then leads into sites and ruins of historical importance that date back over 1000 years, followed by the scenic view of the Kushavati River. We visit a heritage house that predates the Portuguese era and contains interesting artifacts which highlight Kadamba era.
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Old Goa Walk with professional guide and refreshments

Old Goa Walk with professional guide and refreshments

star-5
8
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$48.00
Price varies by group size
From
$48.00
Price varies by group size
A professional guide will don the hat of a cultural evangelist and take you back in time to the 16th century to experience the the grandeur of Velha Goa, which was one of the leading cities of the world at that time!
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Panjim Heritage Walk with professional guide and refreshments

Panjim Heritage Walk with professional guide and refreshments

star-5
8
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$48.00
Price varies by group size
From
$48.00
Price varies by group size
The walk is led by a professional guide who is a cultural evangelist and will be able to bring alive the glorious past of Panjim. Local food will enrich the experience of Goa.
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Explore the Best of North Goa by Car (Guided Full Day City Sightseeing Tour)
From
$87.06
per group
Experience the city of sun, sand and beaches like never before on this tour which is a fine blend of sophisticated Catholic and Portuguese architecture, beautiful Indo-Portuguese buildings, old Goa's churches which are part of World Heritage sites and off-course some stunning beaches. Walk through the history that they represent from where they stand on this private guided sightseeing tour by car and delight with amazing highlights that provides you glimpses of vintage city. 1. Discover Old Goa which mostly designed by Portuguese or Italian architects & architecture style ranges from Baroque to Renaissance. 2. Explore Portuguese influenced happening Panjim Church, Fontainhas Neighbourhood & Lord Hanuman situated on top of of Altinho hillock. 3. Explore a offbeat ship-shaped museum showcasing region's cultural & architectural history of beautiful Indo-Portuguese era. 4. Visit well-preserved seventeenth-century Portuguese Fort Aguada and Reis Magos Forts, Candolim and Sinquerim Beaches
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