Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range
map
Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
"Private Portuguese Heritage Tour: Se Cathedral
"Discover Goa’s colorful history on this private half-day tour. Learn about the heavy influence Portuguese rule had on this region’s religion and architecture from your expert guide’s interesting commentary about all the places you see. After pickup from air-conditioned vehicle your guide will take you to the Basilica of Bom Jesus a UNESCO World Heritage Site that holds the remains of the Catholic missionary St Francis Xavier.Enter the church and walk on the marble floor inlaid with precious stones. Admire the exquisite paintings adorning the walls that depict scenes from St F also known as the Se Cathedral of Santa Catarina dedicated to Catherine of Alexandria
From $50.00
 
Full Day Private Goa Shore Excursion Including Lunch at Spice Plantation
"9am - You will be picked up from the sea port or your desired location in Goa to begin your full day tour with a professional guide.9.45am - Shri Manguesh TempleA beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located on a Hillock. T stands at the gates in the temple complex. 10.45am - Shree Mahalasa TempleAlso known as Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple is 450 year old Temple dedicated to the Goddess Mahalasa. Lakshmi (Mahalasa) the goddess of wealth and prosperity is the presiding deity in this temple. The inner hall of the temple has carvings of the 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu that have been resplendently painted. 12.30pm - Sahakari Spice Farm (Lunch Included)A an aroma of a variety of genuine spices coming from the trees grown around the farm lots of knowledge guidance on the type of species and treatment for various diseases sumptuous lunch in traditional Goan style. As you move deeper into this site
From $88.00
 
Private Goa Sightseeing Tour with Lunch at a Spice Plantation
"Meet your guide at your hotel lobby in Goa at 9am. Head to Old Goa Churches - Old Goa or Velha Goa (Velha means ""old"" in Portuguese) is a historical city in North Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. You will see a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit one of the largest and most frequently visited temples in Goa. In the year 1560 when the Portuguese started Christian conversions in Salcete Taluka. See the Mangesh Linga from the original site at the Kushasthali or Cortalim on the banks of river Aghanashini (Zuari) to its present location at Mangeshi.Visit the Shanta Durga a large temple complex at the foothill of Kavalem village in Ponda Taluka Goa India. A small laterite mud shrine was built and the deity was installed here. Next you will head to a Spice Plantation Tour with lunch included. The Spice plantation is located in Ponda
From $60.00

More General in Goa

How Much to Tip??

N/ATipping is fairly common in India with the exception of rickshaw drivers or taxi drivers, unless you hire them for the day (although a few rupees or rounding up the fare is always appreciated)....
Donna_in_India's Profile Photo
Donna_in_India
Feb 18, 2011

ATMs

The closest ATM to Palolem beach is at Canacona - there's a little row of shops and a large hotel, halfway between the beach and Canacona railway station and the ATM is there. It's not far to walk...
illumina's Profile Photo
illumina
Dec 19, 2010

When to go

The season for Goa is between October and March, with Christmas being the peak time. We were there in early April, and a lot of the beach hut resorts and restaurants were starting to close down for...
illumina's Profile Photo
illumina
Dec 19, 2010

Friendly locals

The thing that strikes me about Goa is how friendly everybody is. The locals are really helpful when you speak to them and strangers smile at you in the street as you pass, a far cry from London...
clouds111's Profile Photo
clouds111
Dec 10, 2010

Mobile phones in India

India has a large number of mobile phone users. Even among the poorest people. In 2009 they said it was more mobil phones than toalets in India. With their increasing technology it is maybe twice as...
georeiser's Profile Photo
georeiser
Jun 09, 2010

Goa trance music

Goa trance is a monotone electronic music said to be originated from Goa during the late 1980's. For me it sounds more like Belgian techno music from the early 1990's. A romantic dream made as a...
georeiser's Profile Photo
georeiser
Jun 09, 2010
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Calangute town

Calangute is the largest town in North Goa, and an intersection between north and south in Goa. The streets are traficated with restaurants and shops offering souvenirs, crafts, leather items,...
georeiser's Profile Photo
georeiser
Jun 07, 2010

Shanty restaurants on the beach

The bamboo restaurants and the shanty cottages on the beach of Calangute is teared down every year when the summer monsun starts and some of them are build up again in October when the tourists...
georeiser's Profile Photo
georeiser
Jun 07, 2010

Doctor and hospitals in Goa

.Charter operators recommend Health Clinic in Calangute if you need medical assistance. +91 9822662979Vintage Hospital St. Ines in Panjim is the best hospital in Goa. +91 8322232533.Apollo...
georeiser's Profile Photo
georeiser
May 23, 2010

Russians

More than half of all the tourist in Goa are russian. You can hear their languages everywhere on the beaches of north Goa. And you can see signs with the cyrillic alphabet in the streets, hotels and...
georeiser's Profile Photo
georeiser
May 23, 2010

Cows in the street

The Hindus consider the cows in India as holy and they are allowed to freely roam the cities whatever traffic around. This looks strange to foreigners, but you will get used to it. It is always like...
georeiser's Profile Photo
georeiser
May 22, 2010

Life guards in Goa

Calangute and especially Candolim beach has lifeguards to protect the tourists. A man is on the guard each 200-300 metres of the beach, and a patrol car drives between the two beaches. It was a...
georeiser's Profile Photo
georeiser
May 22, 2010

The beach sellers in Goa

The beaches of Goa has a large number of lokals who sell food, drinks, icecream or crafts. In many cases they don't take no for an answer, and keep on hassle until you have bought something. Remember...
georeiser's Profile Photo
georeiser
May 22, 2010

Annoying Guests and uncultured Kids

Manu fond memories everthing from the fantastic hotel Hyaat resort and Spa to the beautiful beaches, the water sports. The warm waters of the Indian ocean and the mouth watering food at the hotel....
XKuger's Profile Photo
XKuger
Feb 08, 2010

Top Hotels in Goa

Hotels
Mobor, Cavelossim, Goa, 403731, India
Show Prices
Hotels
Dando, Candolim, 403515
Show Prices
Hotels
Sinquerim, Bardez, Goa, 403 519, India
Show Prices
Hotels
Dando, Candolim, 403515
Show Prices
Hotels
Arossim Beach, Cansaulim, Goa, 403712, India
Show Prices
Hotels
Cavelossim Beach, Goa, Goa, 403 731, India
Show Prices

Top Things to Do in Goa

Things to Do

Dudhsagar Waterfalls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khgdwJTLdQA Lot of guys went through this economical plan to goa.Its chennai express time.we all enjoyed a lot and swimmed there with provided life jackets.Long...
View More
Things to Do

Baga Beach

I visited this beach on last day & thought why I missed it on my first day? Baga beach is very clean with lots of beach shakes where you can find both foreigners and Indians. This beach is perfect...
View More
Things to Do

Panaji - Panjim City

While in Goa, It's a must to visit Panjim the capital of Goa. It's a beautiful city located on the banks of River Mandovi. Panjim is a scenic city and it's beautifully managed by the government of...
View More
Things to Do

Basilica of Bom Jesus - Old Goa

The Basilica of Bom Jesus is made of laterite.The building was completed in 1585.The church is remarkbly simple except for the richly gilded altars.The church is called 'Bom Jesus' meaning 'good...
View More
Things to Do

Boat Trips - Cruises

We had a great time kayaking and sailing with skipper Pascal and Poonam on their traditional yet modern cruise, enjoying the Sunset River Cruise in Goa. The mangroves exploration was super exciting...
View More
Things to Do

Fort Aguada

This 16th century Portuguese fort, the largest one in Goa, is located in Sinequim beach and comprises two parts: the lower and the upper. The former is used nowadays as a prision; the latter, open to...
View More
BluBluBlu's Profile Photo

BluBluBlu

"The Gem that's Goa"
View Member
Donna_in_India's Profile Photo

Donna_in_India

"Sun, Sand, & Shacks in Goa"
View Member
Justin_goa's Profile Photo

Justin_goa

"My Goa Experience"
View Member

vinodcia

"GOLDEN GOA - WHERE FUN NEVER SETS !"
View Member
bpwillet's Profile Photo

bpwillet

"Just right..."
View Member