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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
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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
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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

Be Very Sly If You Are Consuming Drugs

Hi My trip to GOA was in Xmas 2009 mainly in Anjuna , after a few beers I would scrounge or buy a joint or two In my two weeks in India ,one night after a few drinks and a spliff I went to the beach...
Mar 14, 2016

Chemical Heads spiking your drinks!

I just had a harrowing experience at Palolem Beach in south Goa (with similar but minor occurrences in the north at Vagator/Anjuna/Calangute). I have recounted the story at the link below as a stern...
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Apr 04, 2011

Refrain from these Activities!

Take a note of this tip VERY SERIOUSLY! Travellers are advised to refrain from these kind of activities as you're sure shot to invite trouble! You can have this... but at your own risk! The cops often...
Apr 04, 2011

Beware a friend

Where tourists go wrong is they are too trusting. Everybody in Goa has an agenda. Toursits are atomatically sized up as potential trafficers, they often mistake the kindness for genuine friendship. It...
Jan 06, 2011

A transit point for illegal drug shipments

Goa is not just an epicentre, where drugs are sold at rave and trance parties. In recent years, it has become a transit point for drugs shipped out to various European countries and a production...
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Nov 22, 2008

Goa is safe if you want it to be

For pure tourism there is nothing to beat Goa, but then people tend to explore Goa for other reasons. For wrong motives any place can be bad, why only Goa. The death figures which are quoted are not...
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Mar 13, 2008

It's not as bad as they say it is

Drugs are rampant in goa. So I see no reason to instill fear within tourists on the topic (though the government would differ with me). You can get a fair bit of variety on your recreational drug of...
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Dec 15, 2006

Stay away from the kick!

You are here to party and have fun, gr8 weather, the ambience, and the people, isnt that enough to get you on a high!!I never understood why anyone would get hooked on to the 'STUFF'. Though you might...
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Jun 05, 2006

Drug Consumption

Please be aware that there appears to be little intollerance to drug use here - if it is not your scene then please just walk away and find a bar that is more your scene. Although a 'Spliffed' up...
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Oct 18, 2005


There are plenty of pharmacies in Goa practcally willing to sell you anything, and even post it over for you!!!As dodgy as these may seem, my friend managed to get identical asthma inhalers to the...
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Aug 16, 2005


Junkies or Hippies whatever they are called, they can be found in Goa in small groups esp in the Northern side at rave / trance party spots or in sceduled places near the coastal villages. They could...
Nov 06, 2004

If you take drugs !!!!!

I don`t need to stress the importance of not getting involved in drugs in India, but what i will say is if you do then be very very careful, there are many drug crazed westerners in Goa who will...
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May 18, 2004
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Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church - Panaji

A wonderful church in Panjim .The amazing series of steps leads you to this little was built in the 16th century.The great bell of the church was moved here from the Church of Old Lady of...
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Old Goa

Old Goa was he site of the Portuguese capitl until the mid 18th century. Today is it a magnificent complex of churches, monasteries, and cathedrals that cover a 1.5 km stretch. It is also a UNESCO...
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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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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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Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary

Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Northeastern Goa, India. The total area of this park land is 8 square km. It is a popular destination for both tourists and school children. Known for the place...
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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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