Historic colonial sights in India’s smallest state
UNESCO World Heritage Site of Basilica Bom Jesus
Panoramic city, river & coastal views from Altinho Hill
Narrative of the Christian religion in the region
Private tour guide to provide a personalized experience
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of Panjim & Old Goa
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Goa hotel via air-conditioned vehicle
Live tour commentary provided in English
Know Before You Book
Children 2 and younger are complimentary.
Maximum vehicle size is 6 passengers.
What you can expect
You will be picked up at 0900hrs from hotel in Goa. Engage with the colonial and religious history in tropical Goa on a half-day tour with the benefit of a private guide adding a personal touch. Visit beautiful Christian churches, admire sweeping views of the surrounding region, and gather a historical understanding of the area.
Begin your tour of the northern part of Goa at Miramar Beach, located at the mouth of the Mandovi River on the outskirts of Panjim. This palm-lined stretch of golden sand is a beautiful spot from which to watch the waves lapping the shore. Ascend Altinho Hill to gather stunning views of the local countryside; see tropical forests, a fertile river delta, and idyllic beaches lining the Arabian Sea.
Continue to Old Goa to observe notable landmarks pertaining to Portuguese colonial rule. Marvel at the majestic baroque exterior of Basilica Bom Jesus and walk across its marble floor, gazing up at the intricate and ornate decoration. Complete your journey through Goan Christian history at Se Cathedral, a truly magnificent building and one of the largest churches in all of Asia.
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