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Packages in Goa, India >> Spellbinding South Goa – CODE: GCR-02

Spellbinding South Goa – CODE: GCR-02

 

SUMMARY

Timings: 1000hrs – 1500 hrs                              Duration: 06 -07 hours

Fitness level: Easy                                             Popularity: «««

 

                   MONTH OF OPERATION : JANUARY TO DECEMBER

 

      Post breakfast meet your local host at North Goa or South Goa at your respective hotels. Proceed towards down South of Goa to recall the pre Portugese era & the Portugese era at Ancestral Goa – Experience the rich culture and the yesteryears lifestyle of Goa. 

 

      Later proceed towards the Shantadurga Temple or Mangueshi Temple, the goddess of wealth & fortune, a local deity of the village located in scenic Ponda, explore the temple by walk. 

 

      After the visit to the local temple, head right to Tropical spice plantation, on reaching the Spice plantation, you will be welcomed in a traditional way and will be served organic lemon grass tea. Proceed for the tour of the plantation, along with the host, walk around the plantation as the host shows you the herbs \shrub\plant\trees grown here locally. After a long descriptive walk, prepare yourself for a sumptuous buffet. The buffet includes an array of both veg. and non-veg. options. 

(Optional activity at supplement cost: buy local grown authentic organic spices, enjoy the Elephant ride and also experience a bathing session).

 

Post your meal, drive back to your hotel with sweet memories 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience the culture and lifestyle of early Goans at Ancestral Goa.
  • Visit the local temples built during the Portuguese reign.
  • Learn about various uses of spices,trees and plants grown at the local plantation.
  • Enjoy the buffet lunch at the plantation – Authentic Goan YUMM!!

 

Inclusions & Exclusions

What's included:

  • All the services as per the above program only
  • The service of a local host. (English-speaking guide)
  • Services by chauffeur driven air-condition vehicle.
  • Entry fee to Ancestral Goa.
  • Local village temple visit at Ponda.
  • Entry to the Tropical spice plantation.
  • Include Authentic Goan buffet lunch.
  • C’mon some riddles and jokes can also be included right!

What’s not included:

  • Any airfare or train tickets
  • Language Speaking Guide (Only supplement cost to be paid for the language other than English) .
  • Any Gratuities or expenses for personal nature .
  • Any deviation from the above existing route.

 

TIPS!

  • Drinking water will be provided to the guest.
  • Decent casuals (Casuals/T-shirts  - below knee level clothing)
  • Washroom facilities available at the plantation (Western standard)
  • Public transportation unavailable.
  • Kids are allowed.
  • First aid kit will be available.
  • No Internet access.
  • No Alcohol allowed.
  • Carry your sun tan, mosquito repellent, hat/cap, sunglasses.