Discover the Treasures of Goa: A Full-Day Shore Excursion Tour
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Product Code : AGORA273
Discover the rich cultural and historical heritage of Goa on this full-day private guided shore excursion tour. Enjoy convenient port transfer to your destination and visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, such as the Basilica of Bom Jesus and Se Cathedral, while your knowledgeable guide shares interesting facts and stories. Explore the charming Fontainhas and experience the local market culture while tasting the delicious Goan cuisine. End the day with stunning sunset views at Baga Beach, before being transferred back to the port.
8:00 AM - Meet your private tour guide at the port and start your journey to explore Goa's highlights.
9:00 AM - Visit the iconic Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for housing the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. Admire the Baroque architecture and the stunning altars inside the church.
10:00 AM - Head to the beautiful Se Cathedral, one of the largest churches in Asia, and marvel at its Portuguese-Gothic architecture and the gilded altars. The cathedral is also home to the famous Golden Bell, one of the largest in the world.
11:00 AM - Proceed to the picturesque Fontainhas, the Latin Quarter of Panaji, to witness the colorful Portuguese-style houses, winding streets, and charming old-world charm. The neighborhood is a photographer's delight, with its narrow alleys and quaint balconies.
12:00 PM - Enjoy a traditional Goan lunch at a local restaurant, where you can try the famous fish curry rice and prawn fry, along with other local delicacies.
1:00 PM - Visit the bustling Panaji market, located near the Mandovi River, to experience the local culture and cuisine. You can taste the famous Goan sweet called Bebinca, along with other snacks and sweets.
2:00 PM - Drive to the impressive Fort Aguada, built in the 17th century by the Portuguese to protect Goa from foreign invasions. The fort offers panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the surrounding landscape.
3:00 PM - Take a leisurely stroll along the Baga Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Goa, and watch the sunset over the horizon.
4:00 PM - Return to the port to catch your cruise ship, marking the end of your Goa day tour shore excursion program.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.