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"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

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Bringing things out for the children in Goa

If you need help then perhaps you can get extra luggage for your flight. If you Mention the charity then depending on which airline you are flying with you might get up to 20kg extra allowance!!!! If...
shem222
Oct 26, 2013

Essentials

Minimum luggage You can buy most of the clothing here if you are good at bargaining.Excellent beachwear and summerwear.Dont forget to get a cap/hat and flip flops. Lots of Sunscreen. Try Captain...
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dezert_roz
Mar 20, 2012

Beach bum

Don't bring lots of bags, as it can be a bit of a squeeze getting them into a tuk-tuk! For Goa, you really won't need much in the way of clothes! A swimming costume, a light shirt/top and shorts and...
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illumina
Dec 19, 2010

ericstringer@hotmail.co.uk

This tip is for UK tourists buy a double female rubber plug attach a small cable to it then bareother end take a screwdriver with you then buy a 5 amp plug in Goa attach same now all you...
EricStringer
Dec 02, 2009

The Debate on Malaria Tablets & Vaccinations...

Goa is relatively safe, but in crowded "touristy" areas such as the markets - we found it useful to have deep pockets with zippers or bags that we could hold close to our bodies. We avoided...
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JessH
May 04, 2008

Mossies

There are mossies in Goa and YES Malaria does occur, so consult your Doctor before you travel. But, most cases of Malaria occur just after the Monsoon...ie August/September.October...and the...
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BluBluBlu
Apr 29, 2008
 
 
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mosquito net

If you have an old single duvet cover take it with you and sleep inside at night, I find this is when I get bit the most . It should supply plenty of cover and not leave your skin exposed to the...
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s.e.a.n
Mar 04, 2008

Mosquito repellant and other useful things

If traveling by air, travel light as far as far as clothes go. You can get light cotten clothing (T shirts, skirts, shirts, shorts etc) in all variety in Goa itself. Light cotten wear mostly, swim...
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lagitane
Jan 15, 2008

PENCILS/CRAYONS/COLORING BOOKS/PAPER

Find the space in your bags for some pencils,crayons,paper or coloring books for the little ones in Goa.You dont need to spend much only a few pounds and they take up no space or weight at...
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PAULWELSHBOY
Nov 04, 2007

The basics...

If you are thinking of buying a new suitcase there are Delsey & Samsonite Outlets in panjim and they are roughly half of UK prices! Don't bring much...stuff is way cheaper in Goa! You can now buy...
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BluBluBlu
Sep 12, 2007

PACK LIGHT!!!!

A beach bag, a big one at that!! you don't need much for the beach, yourself and your swimming costume mostley, but there are lots of shops you can go visit just off the beach so you will need...
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star_girl
Feb 02, 2007

Simple and light packing!

A large suitcase half full on the way out so you can bring back all your goodies on your return!! Girls - You do not need heels!! I am a girly girl who loves my shoes and couldn't imagine not taking a...
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SaresR
Jan 23, 2007

This needs quite to fill

Back packs are handy and helpful boots, shorts mostly casual wear. Keep in mind the warm weather if ur not going there in the indian winter mosquito repellants, sun tan lotions and toilet rolls. all...
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alycat
Jan 19, 2007

Beach towels

Do not bring a beach towel with you, it only adds to the weight in your case.You can pick one up for around 200 rps (£2.30).When you have finished with it you can leave it behind for one of the...
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badgerlad
Dec 17, 2006

Top Hotels in Goa

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Mobor, Cavelossim, Goa, 403731, India
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Sinquerim, Bardez, Goa, 403 519, India
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Top Things to Do in Goa

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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BluBluBlu

"The Gem that's Goa"
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Donna_in_India

"Sun, Sand, & Shacks in Goa"
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Justin_goa

"My Goa Experience"
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vinodcia

"GOLDEN GOA - WHERE FUN NEVER SETS !"
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"Just right..."
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