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Pune to Goa: Wildlife Safari and Beach Retreat

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Product Code : AGORA596

Embark on a captivating journey from Pune to Goa, blending thrilling wildlife adventures with serene beach relaxation. Begin your expedition with a scenic drive to Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, where you'll explore the diverse flora and fauna and witness the grandeur of Koyna Dam. Continue your wildlife exploration in Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary, encountering a rich array of wildlife species amidst pristine forests. Conclude your adventure-filled days with a tranquil beach retreat in Goa, unwinding on its golden sands, exploring its vibrant culture, and indulging in its delectable cuisine. This six-day tour promises a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion, ensuring an unforgettable experience amidst the picturesque landscapes of Maharashtra and Goa.


Day 1: Pune to Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary (200kms/ 4hrs approx)

Your adventure commences with a comfortable pick-up from your Pune hotel or airport. Traverse through the captivating landscapes of Maharashtra to reach the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary. Upon arrival, check into your chosen resort or camp, nestled amidst the sanctuary's serene environment. In the afternoon, visit the historic Koyna Dam, an engineering marvel that serves as a vital water source for Maharashtra. Embark on a scenic boat ride on the Shivsagar Lake, framed by lush forests and tranquil waters. Conclude your day with a sumptuous dinner at the resort, embracing the calm ambiance of the sanctuary.


Day 2: Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary to Kolhapur (135kms/ 3hrs approx)

Awaken to the sounds of nature and after a hearty breakfast, set out on an adventurous safari through the diverse terrains of Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary. Traverse through dense forests, spotting diverse wildlife species like tigers, leopards, and sloth bears, while appreciating the sanctuary's natural beauty. Post safari, embark on a scenic drive to Kolhapur, known for its rich cultural heritage and culinary delights. Check into your hotel and spend the evening exploring the vibrant streets of Kolhapur, visiting local markets, and tasting authentic Maharashtrian cuisine.


Day 3: Kolhapur to Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary to Goa (265kms/ 5hrs approx)

Rise early and embark on an enthralling safari at Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary, one of India's richest biodiversity hotspots. Traverse through lush forests, spotting elusive wildlife like the Indian bison, deer, and myriad bird species. Post safari, continue your journey to Goa, renowned for its pristine beaches and vibrant culture. Upon reaching Goa, check into your beachfront resort, unwinding amidst the serene coastal ambiance. Spend the evening at leisure, strolling along the beach, or indulging in a beachside dinner.


Day 4: Goa City Tour

Immerse yourself in the rich history and cultural heritage of Goa with a comprehensive city tour. Begin your exploration with a visit to the Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its stunning Baroque architecture and housing the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. Proceed to the majestic Se Cathedral, one of Asia's largest churches, showcasing Portuguese-Gothic architecture. Explore the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, adorned with intricate frescoes and gilded altars. Conclude your day with a visit to bustling markets like Anjuna Flea Market, where you can shop for souvenirs, handicrafts, and indulge in Goan street food.


Day 5: Goa Beach Leisure

Spend a leisurely day soaking up the sun and enjoying the pristine beaches of Goa. Lounge on the golden sands of Baga Beach or Calangute Beach, taking occasional dips in the azure Arabian Sea. Engage in exciting beach activities like jet-skiing, parasailing, or simply relax under a beach umbrella with a refreshing coconut water in hand. For those seeking a cultural experience, visit the historic Chapora Fort, offering panoramic views of the coastline, or embark on a trip to the majestic Dudhsagar Waterfalls, surrounded by lush forests and offering a mesmerizing sight.


Day 6: Goa Departure

On your final day in Goa, savor a leisurely breakfast, reminiscing about the unforgettable memories created during your stay. Depending on your flight schedule, spend some time exploring the local markets for last-minute souvenirs or relax by the poolside of your resort. As the day progresses, bid adieu to the sun-soaked beaches and vibrant culture of Goa and head to the airport for your onward journey, carrying with you cherished memories of this enchanting coastal paradise.

- Assistance on arrival at airport.

- 5 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

- Daily breakfast at hotels.

- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.

- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

- 2-Time shared Gypsy safari in Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary with naturalist.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.


Hotels are used or similar for 5 nights accommodations 

Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary x 1 nights
3* - Riverside Inn
4* - Wind Chalet Resort
5* - Forest Escapes Holiday Homes

Kolhapur x 1 nights
3* - Riverside Inn
4* - Wind Chalet Resort
5** - Forest Escapes Holiday Homes

Goa x 4 nights
3* - Varca Le Palm/ Lambana Resort
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel Candolim/ The Chances Resort & Casino
5* - Zuri Varca Goa White Sand Resort & Casino/ Alila Diwa Goa

- Any flight tickets.

- Camera charges at monuments if any.

- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.

- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

- Gratuities and optional activities.

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.