A trail to experience the best of Goa in one day - the old churches, temples, spice plantations, beaches, cruise & an amazing Goan lunch.
Visit: Wandertrails, Bengaluru, Bangalore District, KarnatakaThis one-day tour starts with an exploration of the famous churches in Old Goa. Visit the Se Cathedral, St. Augustine tower and the Basilica of Bom Jesus - the church that houses the mortal remains of the patron saint of Goa St. Francis Xavier. You would also visit a famous Shiva temple – the Mangueshi temple as well.After a long historical tour, you will now head out to one of the famous spice plantations in Goa, embark on an enlightening guided tour and learn more about the story of spices. Famished after a long walk, you’d be delighted to find a sumptuous Goan buffet lunch waiting for you here. Savour the varied Goan flavours and fulfill your experience of Goan cuisines with a drink of the famous Feni. Now, for a lazy afternoon, what would be more suited than a pleasant walk along the pristine beaches of Goa? The fact that this beach is the famous lover’s paradise called Dona Paula, a bay overlooking some breathtakingly beautiful landscapes makes it even better. After Dona Paula, you will head out for the Miramar beach, which is the stunning confluence of the Mandovi river and the Arabian Sea. Pay your respects at the tomb of Goa’s first Chief Minister located here, before you continue with your day’s events. If you’re willing to spend an extra penny, you can make a grand end to this tour with a sunset cruise. Watch the large fiery orange ball of the sun dip into the sea while you are entertained with dance and lively music on the cruise.Things to Bring: • Valid ID proof • Cap • Napkin • Sunscreen • Sunglasses • Drinking water/Refreshments