CULTURAL & HISTORIC DAY TOUR ATTRACTIONS - Churches, Temples & Spice Plantation

Day Trips & Excursions in Panaji

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A unique tour of the beautiful Panjim city, the magnificent Old Goa churches, the architectural beauty of temples.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Panjim ChurchStart with Panaji city, also known as Panjim, is the state capital of Goa, in southwest India. Located on the banks of the Mandovi River, the city has cobblestone streets lined with colorful villas an buildings from the Portuguese colonial era. Palm-fringed Miramar Beach sits at the confluence of the river and the Arabian Sea. Set on a hill overlooking the city is the baroque Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, built in 1619.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Fontainhas, Panjim, North Goa District, GoaWalking tour in Fontainhas is an old Latin Quarter in Panjim, capital city of the state of Goa, India. It maintains its Portuguese influence, particularly through its architecture, which includes narrow and picturesque winding streets like those found in many European cities, old villas and buildings with projecting balconies painted in the traditional tones of pale yellow, green, or blue, and roofs made of red coloured tiles. Fontainhas’ heritage ambiance represents the traditional Portuguese influence in the areaDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Old Goa, Goa Velha, GoaOld Goa, also called Velha Goa, is beside the Mandovi River in the western Indian state of Goa. The former capital of Portuguese India, it’s known for colonial-era monuments like the Basilica of Bom Jesus, with the remains of St. Francis Xavier, and the domed Church of St. Cajetan, inspired by St. Peter’s in Rome. Nearby, the vast Se Cathedral, built in the 16th–17th centuries, has ornate chapels and a bell tower.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Mangeshi Temple, GoaShri Mangesh temple is located at Mangeshi Village in Priol Goa.This temple is one of the largest and most frequently visited temples in Goa. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Tropical Spice Plantation, Ponda, North Goa District, GoaThe splendor of nature goes well with ancient traditions. At The Spice Plantation we nature have strived to maintain traditions in harmony with nature. We welcome our guests in a traditional way by offering Aarti, Kumkum, and a garland of flowers. Then the guests are served with herbal tea. Healthy and nutritious food is served in a traditional manner on a banana leaf.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Lunch - Lunch at spice plantation
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Panjim Church
  • Entry/Admission - Fontainhas
  • Entry/Admission - Old Goa
  • Entry/Admission - Mangeshi Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Tropical Spice Plantation

What’s not included