Goa is known as the beach state of India, which is home to a vibrant nightlife and a quirky culture. Namaste India Trip brings you the perfect opportunity to spend your getaway time on the serene sandy beaches among the peaceful rhythmic sound of the crashing waves. With the Goa weekend trip package, for 4 days and 3 nights you will be completely immersed in the lively atmosphere of this wonderful beach town.
Day 01: Pune – Goa
Pune will be the starting point for your Goa trip which will take 9 hours of overnight journey in the Volvo bus.
Day 02: Arrival in Goa – Sightseeing of North Goa (Old Goa)
Upon arriving at Goa, early in the morning, you will be transferred straight away to your allotted hotel where you will be served some refreshing breakfast, before proceeding for a wholesome sightseeing tour of Northern Goa city.
This sightseeing will kick start with a visit to Mapusa city, which is a fairly unexplored region of Goa and is known for being the commercial hub of the state. You will be welcomed with teeming market places offering some of the most fragrant and aromatic eatables and spices which is a must buy. Places that you will be made to visit in this part of the city will be the spiritual centers of St. Jerome Church a 400-year-old holy center and an 1843 Hanuman temple with Lord Hanuman as the presiding deity.
You will then be taken to the serene Vagator beach, which is a clean and quiet place and is lined with eating spots offering delicious seafood and locally prepared delicacies.
After spending some time soaking in the sun you will be taken to the site from where you will be able to witness the grandness of the unending Arabian Sea. Built-in 1612 this fort still stands tall and mighty while attracting throngs of tourists every day.
Timings: 9:30 am to 6 pm
Entry Fees: free entry for all
- Make sure you plan your visit keeping in mind the on seasons which lasts from October to May.
- Do not litter anywhere you go and help in keeping the pristine standard of the place intact.
- After a day packed with fun and relaxation you will be made to head back to your hotel.
Day 03: South Goa Sightseeing
Post breakfast you will be taken for a sightseeing tour of the southern part of Goa, the quieter and calmer region. The entire region is lined with peaceful beaches beautiful churches and quirky marketplaces.
You will be taken to white, sandy, and tranquil beaches like Dona Paula, Miramar, and Colva, where you can leave the stress behind and just listen to the crashing of the blue waves.
Later you will be taken to some of the most spiritual centers in South Goa like, Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO world heritage site that houses the body of St. Xavier and is considered to be extremely highly revered by Christians.
You will then be taken to Shri Mangeshi temple; one of the most frequently visited temples in Goa. It is also a heritage site where the presiding deity is Lord Mangeshi, an incarnation of Lord Shiva.
Timings: 6 am to 10 pm
Entry Fees: free entry for all
Finally, your day will end with you being taken back to your hotel.
Day 04: Goa Departure
Finally, your day will conclude after a relaxing time in Goa. You will be escorted to the Volvo bus stand from where you will head on to your desired destination.