Overview

A private tour that takes you around churches, temples and places of interests; in a comfortable AC Car

OLD GOA CHURCHES Visit the Se Cathedral masterpiece built in the 16 th century. Recognized as a world
heritage site by the UNESCO and famous for its golden bell world over. Parallel lies the Basilica of Bom Jesus built in 1594 and homes by the body of St. Francis Xavier, the patron saint of Goa.

MANGUESHI TEMPLE: Dedicated to Bhagavan Manguesh, an incarnation of Lord Shiva the temple was built during the Maratha regime. Keeping pace with history, Portuguese infused Goan
architecture is visible here.

SHANTADURGA TEMPLE: Built between 1713 and 1738 by Chattrapati Shahu Maharaj, is also a fusion between Indo-Portuguese architecture. Incidentally this is the oldest and richest temple in Goa and famous for its golden palanquin.

DONA PAULA: Spectacular view overlooking, two major rivers Zuari and Mandovi meet the Arabian sea. Featured in the Bollywood movie Ek Dujea Kea Liyea, Singham etc.

SUNSET BOAT CRUISE: A “must do” while I Goa. Sail along the Mandovi river and enjoy traditional dances, music and much more. Take back lingering memories

8 Hours 30 Sep, 01 Oct, 02 Oct, and more Panaji, Goa
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Pick and Drop
  • Sightseeing  by AC car

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Food & Monument Entries
  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
  • Personal Expense
  • Boat Cruise – Rs.500 directly payable
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Best tourist attractions covered
  • Sunset cruise offers the best of Goa experience
Itinerary

Pickup at 09.30 am from Baga,Calangute, Candolim & Sinquerim only

CALANGUTE TO MIRAMAR BEACH

  • A Short but sweet beach. Here lies the Samadhi of Goa’s first Chief minister Late Dayananda Bandodkar.It is on the way to Dona Paula and just 3 km Away from Panjim – Capital city of Goa.This Goa beach is popularly known as “Gasper Dias”.

DONA PAULA

  • From its high point can been seen River Zuari meeting to Arabian Sea. A secluded bay situated on the Arabian Sea, the Dona Paula Beach is one of the most sought after beaches in Goa.Water sport facilities are the key attraction of this place. once a silent village today is one of the most commercialized areas of Goa. Named after the daughter of one of the viceroy’s of India Dona Paula de Menzes, who jumped off the cliff because she was not permitted to marry a local fisherman, this beach is haunted by mysticism and divine beauty

BOM JESUS OF BASILICA (Old Goa Churhes)

  • Where lies the remains of St. Francis Xaviers body. The Basilica of Bom Jesus is a World Heritage Monument as well as one of the finest baroque churches of Goa. The name of Jesus is symbolically represented by the letters ‘IHS’ and is found embellished throughout the Basilica

ST. CATHEDRAL

  • One of the most ancient and celebrated religious buildings of Goa, this magnificent 16th century monument to the Roman Catholic rule in Goa under the Portuguese is the largest church in Asia. The largest of its kind in the East.

MANGUESHI TEMPLE

  • The main temple is dedicated to Bhagavan Manguesh, an incarnation of Shiva. Bhagavan Mangesh is worshipped here as Shiva linga. According to the legend, Shiva had manifested into a tiger to scare his wife Parvati. Paravati, who was frightened at the sight of the tiger, went in search of Shiva and cried out, "Trahi Mam girisha!" (Oh Lord of Mountains, save me!). Upon hearing the words, Shiva turned himself back to his normal form. The words "mam girisha" became associated with Shiva and over time the words got abbreviated to Manguirisha or Manguesh

ST. AUGUSTINE TOWER

  • Church of St. Augustine is a ruined church complex located in Old Goa. The church was completed in 1602 and is part of the World Heritage Site, Churches and convents of Goa.The church was built on top of the Monte Santo (Holy Hill), between 1597 and 1602 by Augustinian friars who landed in Goa in 1587. The church was considered as one of the three great Augustinian churches in the world

BALAJI TEMPLE

  • The Tirupati Balaji Padmavati temple is located at Cuncoleim Village in Ponda, Goa.The temple has been blessed by His Holiness Jagadguru Sankaracharya of the Kanchikamakoti Peetam. Dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara, Lord Ganesha and Goddess Padmavati,  The temple is situated amidst verdant lawns and is enveloped by a sense of serenity.

RIVER CRUISE (BOAT CRUISE-500/- pp payable  directly)

  • One of the main attractions in Goa are the evening cruises. Enjoy an evening sail along the Mandovi river, packed with entertainment, folk song and dance performances; giving one the real feel of Goa's traditional culture. Also bask in the panoramic view of Panjim from the top-most deck of the cruise as the ship passes by busy markets and beautiful old buildings,  making it an unforgettable experience for all.

Drop to your hotel after the boat cruise by 7:00 pm.

Pickup point
Directions.
Miramar Beach, Panaji, Goa View on Map