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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

More Warnings and Dangers in Goa

It is illegal to go topless

Goa may have a relaxed attitude towards western dress, but please do not go topless ladies. It is illegal. Even if you undo the straps of your bikini you will be asked to do them up again. It is also...
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traceyspacey
Jul 23, 2008

some precautions

Find out the taxi fares before hand from you hotel staff or other contacts.Learn about the general route to be taken.Otherwise you could be literally taken for a ride.Taxi drivers sometimes take a...
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vpas
Jun 20, 2008

SEA SNAKES

Sea snakes occur in the Goan Beach water; some are partly terrestrial, in estuaries and coastal water. They very in colour and size, averaging 1.3 - 1.5m [4-5ft] with a flattened tail. Their scales...
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nightcowboy
Feb 22, 2008

Lost or broken your cash card

My boyfriend broke his cash card before we arrived in Goa, we knew that we would be here for over 6 weeks and so we decided that it should be sent over. From a similar experience we knew what to do,...
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traceyspacey
Feb 03, 2008

Don't expect the 'real' India.

Many travellers to India witter on about 'finding themselves'. In the 60's it was the end of the hippy trail, whilst the 'new agers' still tread the same road.Such people talk about finding the 'real...
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sourbugger
Sep 26, 2006

bad photographer

A silly warning to some maybe, but when I take pics. on vacation in a country where the sun always shine, me and my travellpartners have taken like 50% of our pictures by people with the sun in their...
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Pirelligirl
Jun 10, 2005
 
 
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Candolim Sea Danger

The sea around Candolim is not really very safe for bathing - the undertow and waves have considerable force.When we visited we frequently saw would-be bathers knocked off of their feet and thrown to...
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grandad
Apr 24, 2005

Dangerous Cashew Nuts!

Cashew nuts are readily available in Goa, where they are grown and processed. They are available everywhere and processed nuts as found in shops and stalls are generally fine.The Cashew nut is formed...
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grandad
Apr 23, 2005

Beach Health Hazard!

One of the biggest problems that we experienced in our stay at Sinquerim/Candolim was the local dogs. We were never threatened or attacked at all but our attempts to walk on the local beach led to...
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grandad
Apr 23, 2005

Local Driving skills

Just a quick warning that the drivers here are MENTAL. They do not seem to stick to any one side of the road ( even when going around roundabouts!) They constantly beep their horns and really drive...
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joolssss
Mar 08, 2005

Needng antibiotics

If for whatever reason you find yourself in need of antibiotics, make sure you ask for tablets, NOT a shot! My hubby needed a shot of antibiotics while over there for 4 months and when he noticed he...
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joolssss
Mar 08, 2005

Peeping Toms!

This is for people who rent cheap cottages for long term stay. Most of these type of cottage rooms are in a row and some of them are connected by a common door between them from inside. The door is...
vinodcia
Dec 28, 2004

WATCH OUT FOR THESE FLAGS

If you ever notice these red flags put up on a beach, It means that the sea is too dangerous to swim as there are strong undercurrents. Usually the Northern side beaches like Candolim, Calangute,...
vinodcia
Nov 20, 2004

Warning to Indian Travellers from Other states

This warning is specially for Rowdy Indian tourists who come to Goa to Ogle at the Sunbathing Foreigners. Never even try to harsss a women Traveller/s as the Local Goan people protect them alot. On...
vinodcia
Nov 17, 2004

Top Hotels in Goa

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