Fascinating insight into many facets of the region’s culture
Exhibits of ancient & colonial Goa in a distinctive museum
Magnificent & ornate Hindu temples—Shanta Durga & Ramnathi
Informative tour of exotic plants at a spice plantation
Detailed narrative from your attentive private guide
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of a spice plantation
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Goa hotel via air-conditioned vehicle
Know Before You Book
Children 2 and younger are complimentary.
Maximum vehicle size is 6 passengers.
What you can expect
Immerse yourself in the customs and traditions of Goa with an enchanting look at some of the region’s cultural highlights on a half-day private tour. Visit an open-air museum dedicated to cataloging different eras, see beautiful temples, and wander through a local spice plantation.
Begin with an engaging walk around an outdoor collection of artifacts and monuments chronicling the last 200 years in the region. Admire pieces of indigenous origin and examples of colonial architecture as you piece together the eclectic jigsaw of the area's history. Continue to 2 of the state’s most famous temples—Shanta Durga and Ramnathi, both dedicated to Hindu deities—and observe their beautiful and colorful architectural style.
Be greeted at a nearby spice plantation with a refreshing coconut water and experience an Aarti, a spiritual candle-lit ceremony, before enjoying an authentic Goan lunch served on a banana leaf. Following your meal, stroll through the estate with an Ayurvedic expert in Hindu alternative medicine who enlightens you on the array of herbs, spices, and plants grown on the land.
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