Old Goa and Spices Plantations Tour
‘Goa’, the word came from a Sanskrit word Gomantak, which means fertile land. This tour will be a half day Goa with spices plantations. Tourism in Goa has lots of enchanting beauty of the land, tranquil and famous sea beaches, Churches and spice plantation. Morning, visit the local sight-seeing of Goa City includes – Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate, Dona Paula Jetty, Spice Plantations. Maximum foreign tourist comes here to visit the land that was once better known to the world as a former Portuguese enclave. Then back to your hotel.
Tour Duration: Approx. 6 hours
Hotel Pick Up:
Hotel Pick up service by our driver from your booked hotel and then proceed for the Half Day Old Goa and Spices Plantations Tour. Our guide will be assisting you in the sightseeing destination places and will explain you every nook and corner of the city of Goa. Some of the sightseeing attractions of Goa that we will cover are discussed as below-
Basilica of Bom Jesus
This church was built in the year 1605 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Monument Site in Goa. It is one of the best examples of baroque architecture in India. It holds the mortal of that remains of St. Francis Xavier. The name of the Church is after good /holy Jesus. The architecture and the paintings that are designed on the walls of the church are marvelous that was built by Portuguese architect.
This is another important church in Goa that took 80 years to complete the construction. The Church is also known as Se Cathedral de Santa Catarina as it is dedicated to St. Catherine. It was built to show the victory of Portuguese over Muslim Rulers. The church consists of a legendary Golden Bell and is considered as Asia’s one of the largest churches. Our guide will tell you about its history and also about its architectural mystery. It is believed that ‘The Cross of Miracles’ is a tribute of some extraordinary powers.
Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate
The church is one of the greatest Panaji tourism destinations and it is clean and tidy well maintained complex. The place is very beautiful and picturesque. The St. Xavier’s Chapel is another attraction of the church. From the church you can witness the panoramic viewpoint of the entire city from the top of the hill.
Dona Paula Jetty
Then drive to Dona Paula Jetty where you can view the Arabian Sea and enjoy the romance in the fresh air of the beach. It is an ideal spot to relax and sunbathe. Activities like boating, para-sailing, water scooters, yachting, and wind surfing, fishing are available in this beach.
Tropical Spice Plantation which is a worth visit and is around 20kms away from Old Goa. Goa is renowned with varieties of spices. You will be escorted by our guide where you can find vanilla, cardamom, nutmeg, cashews, jack fruits and other exotic herbs and fragrances. This place is also promoted for Eco-tourism. This spice plantation tour will allure your mind, body and soul.
Back to your Hotel
After the end of Tour of Goa, our driver will drop you to your hotel and relax. Evening is free for leisure.
No. of Pax Rates
1 Pax 140 $
2 Pax 150 $
3 Pax 220 $
4 Pax 390 $
More than 4 Pax On Request