The Fontainhas Heritage Walk is an immersive walking tour in Goa narrating its past. Witness the Portuguese past that eventually survived the onslaught of development in the 21st century. The houses are dressed in yellow, green and blue, balconies fronted by wrought iron railings and tiled roofs transporting you to another era.Fontainhas is not only the oldest but the largest Latin quarter of Asia. Located at the foot of the hills, Altinho hills with springs surround Fontainhas on the west side, which give it its name from Portuguese for “little fountain”.The people of Fontainhas lead an affluent life. Get access to heritage homes, appreciate Portuguese architecture, meet wonderful people and experience the cultural side of Goa like never before.Highlights:– An English speaking friendly local guide– Get insight to Indo -Portuguese Architecture– Access to traditional Hindu House– Access to a traditional house from the Portuguese era– Meet a renowned Goan Musician
If you are in Goa, the party hub for India, and looking for a tour that can help you explore places of South Goa, this is the best fit. Goa is one of the best places to be and is home to many beaches and churches. We take you to hand-picked places in South Goa in a private air-conditioned car and help you have a worth-remembering trip.We cover most of the famous places travelers love to view including, visiting Old Goa Church, St. Xavier Body, Mangeshi Temple Dona Paula, Panaji Church, Miramar Beach, and Balaji Temple. If you wish to view Spice Plantation and or go for a cruise in a boat you can buy tickets for the same. Also, with this tour, we have included a visit to Panjim Market that will allow you to indulge with the locals and get a better understanding of the culture there.We have planned this tour, for you, so that after completing the same, you would have a lot of memories to share.Tour Timings: 10:00 am - 7:00 pmTiming are flexible according to travelers' convenience.
This heritage tour is the best way to discover the cultural diversity, history and religious traditions and customs of Goa. The tour is to showcase the real essence of “Rome of the east’. it will make you soak in the rich cultural heritage of Goa. All the prominent vintage forts and churches that reflect the colonial legacy of India are included .
Goa, for long has been known as the land of Gods and Goddesses.The region is still identified with its villages, and the deities linked to these villages form an important part of the worship. The trip covers the famous temple of Goa which covers Shantadurga Temple, Mangeshi Temple, Shree Mahalasa Temple, Shri Kamakshi Temple and Vijayadurga Temple.
Hop into the saddle and explore pretty Divar island with ease on this e-bike sightseeing tour. With your guide to lead the way and refreshments included, spin along winding roads through fertile paddy fields, and admire traditional Portuguese-style homes in the countryside. Tackle hills with ease—with your e-bike to help with pedalling—and discover mysterious caves and abandoned temple sites in the rolling hills.
We are in the Capital! Walk around these beautiful narrow lanes and discover the untold stories of Panaji. From the times of tobacco trade to minting of coins and that special connection to down South - Panaji has it all. With special focus on Fontainhas (The Latin Quarters Of Panaji) area and the Portuguese influence, we discover the making of Panaji Get ready to hear stories that will blow you away.
Goa is a tourist paradise and for centuries it is known for its rich and yummy Goan food culture. We have designed this amazing experience for you with traditional Goan food, feast your taste buds and have a fabulous and lasting impression.Stroll the lanes with oldest food shop of the Portuguese influenced state, taste variety of local street food of Goa, Mouth watering local dishes like Xacuti, taste famous sweet Peda, Cucumber Mint Juice, various types chats, cutlets and many more.Witness the preparation of the most celebrated sweets in the Portuguese state, some delicacies that even though did not originate from Goa but still are a part of its rich cuisine for centuries. Sip a cup of masala chai tea in a clay pot with unmatched views of Goa. Grab lip-smacking famous sweet dishes, desserts of Goa at the end the walk.Starting Point:Legacy Of Bombay, Altinho, PanajiEnd Point:MG Road, PanajiAfternoon Tour: 12 PM to 2 PMEvening Tour: 6 PM to 8 PM
Uncover Portuguese history and influence on this private half-day Portuguese heritage tour from Goa. Gain a deeper understanding of the state’s colonial past on visits to Se Cathedral and the Basilica of Born Jesus—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This epic tour includes a visit to the city of Panaji, where you see the impact of the Portuguese in Fontainhas, the Latin Quarter. Catch incredible views of the Arabian Sea from the Dona Paula Jetty before enjoying a traditional lunch.
our service is one of the things we can do the best.we are based in goa and we know about it than anyone in Indiaour guides are locals who have been working in this industry from last 20 years. value for your money.with us, you will share the coach with only 10 more persons and we do this so we can provide better service.
Explore the Ajanta and Ellora Caves from GOA with TravelGreed Tourism. This tour includes assistance from GOA to take a flight to Pune. Then road transportation from Pune to Aurangabad is provided by us in a safe and reliable vehicle. Transport, Guide Charges, Entry Fees is included in this package which ensures your hassle-free journey.From Aurangabad, our licensed guide will host the tour and take you to all monuments. Our expert guide will explain and share many interesting facts with you which makes amaze about the caves.About the monument : Ajanta & Ellora Caves, are the two wonders created in the central part of India by unknown artisans centuries ago. It is a unique experience to visit Ajanta and Ellora Caves. Both Ajanta and Ellora Caves are situated on different locations. Ajanta Caves located 100 km from Aurangabad and Ellora Caves on 30 km and connected by road only. This tour does not include a stay but we assist you in booking a perfect stay which suits your needs.
Explore the ancient capital of Goa, Chandor, with an expert archaeologist guide. On this half-day heritage trail you’ll visit the ruins of Chandor, as well as other important sites in the area, such as the Sarah Fernandez Heritage Home and Braganza Mansion. You’ll see a different side to Goa, beyond the beaches and party spots. This is an ideal tour for travelers interested in Goa’s history and culture.
-- A walk back in time: see beautifully preserved houses that are more than 100 years old-- A stop at a traditional bakery to relish some baked goodies and chai-- Vantage point views of Goa and Mandovi River-- A step into a different world within India - the small Portuguese hamlet of Fontainhas-- Visit to the St Sebastian Chapel, Maruti Temple-- See the natural spring Fonte Phoenix-- All of this done with a guide from the area who can give in-depth historical background to each of these sites
Unlike other areas of Panaji, the Campal heritage area is unique in its nature and characteristics. The street pattern consists of a grid iron pattern and only residential houses fully self sufficient in their needs and demands. Every house is different in its character, accessible with well tarred roads, parking space and compound is housed with ornamental railings carved in stones, and a distinct construction technology used to construct these houses.Basically, a formal layout with a garden (Jardin de Francisco Luis Gomes) facing the river front as focal point. Campal lies along river Mandovi and predominantly a residential area, occupied by higher economic group of population. The area is serene and tranquil away from the main hub of activity.
Experience authentic magnificent churches old Goa also known as “Rome of the East” because on this amazing walking tour with our fun and entertaining storytellers.Walk around the ancient place that is riddled with history and heritage, gain insight from the 15th century churches to monasteries lying in ruins, an unmatched local experience with awesome stories that you to remember for lifetime.Get ready and fasten your seat belts as this walk will take you on a journey of Portuguese Era. 1. Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the old Goa Churches2. Church of St Francis of Assisi, Archaeological Museum and Kristu Kala Mandir Art Gallery3. Sé Cathedral, the largest church in Asia and Statue Of Jesus4. Adil Shah Palace Gateway, Viceroy’s Arch and Statue of Jesus5. Church of St Cajetan and the excellent views of the Mandovi River and Divar Island.
Explore this beautiful Island and its star attraction - The Salim Ali Bird sanctuary. We set out on a boat through the backwaters enveloped by the mangrove forest and soon you would be perking up their ears to the sounds of bird life teeming around. Open your senses to nature as you spot birds, crocodiles and various species of Mangroves.There would be learning about the gooing lumps like active little volcanoes all along the pathway were actually mud crabs at work, the loud clickety clicks were the sounds made by fiddler crabs with their large single claws.The Island has more than nature to it right from the Devaki Krishna Temple that had been relocated during the Portuguese rule and a 450 year old Church with numerous stories tied to it.
Goa is one of the best places to be. It has rich scenic beauty, excellent seafood, and great nightlife but this tour will help you dive into the culture of Goa and help you learn more about religion and history.All the places covered in the tour has a lot of stories to say. If you are searching for a tour that can help you learn more about the culture of Goa, this is the best-suited tour. Goan culture has a lot to be explored and this package has all of it. All the covered places, including Basilica of Bom Jesus, Church of St Francis of Assisi, Sé Cathedral, Adil Shah Palace Gateway, and Church of St Cajetan are hand-picked, especially for you to make your experience worth it.This tour has everything to leave you with a lot of memories. All you would have in the end is Goodies, snacks and a lot of stories to share with everyone.Tour Timings: 9:00 am - 11:30 amDuration: 2 hours 30 minsMinimum Booking Accepted - 2 pax
Margao is known for its rich cultural history and historic architectural landmarks that attract hoards of tourists, this walk is design to give you a savor the underlying history, culture and symbolism.This walking tour will give you a great induction of the city, its history, its vibrant culture, and its people with lots of wonderful stories about the city, fun facts and must do things in the city and conducted by a local expert who offer a fresh new perspective on the city and an immersive travel experience.
Goa is a state full of loveliness. There is beauty sprinkled over every aspect of it. Some part of this state was under Portuguese rule for some time so we will be going to see the never-seen-before blend of Indian and Portuguese culture on this tour. Embark on this trip with us exploring the architectural splendour and historical grandeur of Goa!
A trip to Goa is a ritual in India. But along with the beaches, Goa has a rich history and culture. Experience authentic Goa on this amazing walking tour of the old town with our entertaining storytellers. Explore historically and culturally rich places like The Panjim Church, Altinho Hill stepped street, Archbishop's Palace, Chapel of St Sebastian at Fontainhas Neighbourhood, Modest art gallery with Scandinavian art and original work by Locals, Hindu Neighbourhood at Fontainhas and Lord Hanuman temple situated on top of of the Altinho hillock.Visit one of the oldest High Courts of India and the Chief Minister's Official Residence. Walk through Portuguese influenced lanes and the centuries-old buildings and cafes. Starting Point: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, PanjimEnd Point: Maruti Temple, PanjimMorning Tour: 10 AM to 12 AMEvening Tour: 4 PM to 6 PM
This tour is one of its kind and takes you to a few of the offbeat and lesser-explored sites, guided by a local expert, including a unique graffito art on the temple walls, local town lanes, 200-year-old mud house, ferry ride and a visit to the 17th-century fort ending with a lunch at the fort with the fantastic view of the sea..
Goa is also popularly known as the “Rome of East” especially because of its magnificent Churches. Walk around this rich place that is riddled with history and heritage, gain insight from the 15th-century churches to monasteries lying in ruins.Explore the historic Churches of Goa and experience the glimpse of Portuguese Era, various religious faiths and their prime importance for the locals. Visit Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sé Cathedral, the largest church in Asia, Church of St Francis of Assisi, Archaeological Museum, Kristu Kala Mandir Art Gallery, Adil Shah Palace Gateway, Viceroy’s Arch, Statue of Jesus, Church of St Cajetan and enjoy the excellent views of the Mandovi River and Divar Island.The storyteller guide will tell you interesting stories and facts about the places.Starting Point:Basilica of Bom JesusEnd Point:Church of St Cajetan, VelhaMorning Tour: 9 AM to 11 AMEvening Tour: 2 PM to 4 PM
Campal is a town situated approximately at a distance of 4 km from Panjim came to be known as "Campal" named after 'Campal de Dom Manuel'. The town has a rich history that is not usually explored by tourists.Experience authentic Goa on this amazing walking tour of the old town with our fun and entertaining storytellers. This walking tour will give you a great induction of the place, its history, its vibrant culture, and its people with lots of wonderful stories about the city.Visit heritage and culturally rich places like the Institute Menezes Braganza, Maquinez Palace Theatre, Entertainment Society of Goa, Santa Inez Creek, Francisco Luis Gomes Garden (Campal Garden), Campal Houses and the Kala Academy Beacon.The storyteller guide will tell you some interesting stories and facts about the place.Starting Point:Institute Menezes Braganza, PanjimEnd Point:Kala Academy, PanjimMorning Tour: 10 AM to 12 AMEvening Tour: 4 PM to 6 PM
Experience small village Chandor on this amazing walking tour of the old town with our fun and entertaining storytellers. This walking tour will give you a great induction of the city, its history, its vibrant culture and its people with lots of wonderful stories and fun facts about the city.Explore and experience small village with grand Portuguese mansions, wonderful Braganza House, it’s a photogenic place, with fading but still grand facades and gables – many topped with typically Portuguese carved wooden roosters – and the looming white Nossa Senhora de Belem church.Visit places like the Piety Chapel, Menezes Braganca House, Nossa Senhora de Belem Church, Villa Formosa, Chandor Club, Igorjebhatt, St Tiago Chapel, Chandor, Fernandes Heritage House and Old Shiv Temple/Nandi Bullon this walking tour which will create your new perspective about the Goan culture.Starting Point:Our Lady of Piety Chapel, New Twp, ChandorMorning Tour: 9 AM to 11 AMEvening Tour: 4 PM to 6 PM