GOA has over the centuries, opened its doors and its heart to the
Mauryan, Kadambas, Yadavs, Chalukyas, Dravidians, Arynas, Delhi Sultants,
Vijaynagar rulers, Bahamani Sultans, Arabs, Persians and Jews. Finally
in 1510 an event took place that was to leave an idelible mark on this
"Pearl of the Orient".
A Portuguese explorer, Afonso de Albuquerque sailed up the river Mandovi,
defeated the Bijapuri army and rode into the capital triumphantly
bearing a Portuguese Standard in one hand, and a Gold Crucifix in the
other. A curious blending of cultures took place, affecting every sphere
of Goa life, from religion to architecture, cuisine to art. The chapter
of Goa's history ended 451 years later when Goa ceased to be a
Portuguese colony, and became a part of the Indian Union .
Mumbai formerly known as Bombay is the commercial center of India. A
city is highly visited for its entrepreneurs, concrete towers,
historical significance, clubs, discos, cricket, Bollywood and more.
Charles II of England has received Bombay as dowry in 1661. A cool
Mumbai tour will come with the exploration of a wide number of renowned
travel destinations of the place.
Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destinations : Mumbai - Goa
Day 01: Arrive
On arrival transfer to hotel where we will be holding the rooms on ready
occupancy basis, after traditional welcome check in into hotel.
Overnight to be spent at hotel.
Day 02: Mumbai
Today you will come with us to explore the Mumbai, you will visit the
Juhu beach, Gateway of India, Elephanta caves. In the evening we have
for you with us a compact little Bollywood - Lights, Camera, Action!!!
Guests in garish costumes, some posing as directors, some as action
heroes, romantic leading ladies, ruffians, the list is endless. Make
your way through the various sets of a typical film studio. From a place
to the village square. See men with cameras mounted on cranes shooting
sequences, inviting your tour of Film city's electrifying ambience while
dining on delicacies that are no less interesting than the 'masala'
(spice) of Indian movies. Overnight to be spent at hotel.
Day 03: Mumbai - Goa
Today you will be transferred to airport to catch flight to Goa, On
arrival transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to relax to beach. In
the evening enjoy Goan Carnival Theme: Join a traditional carnival,
which is a part of Goa's rich Portuguese heritage. Where revelry, song
and dance, great food and good wine come together beautifully. Discover
the joy of Goan cuisine at a delightful buffet dinner. Overnight to be
spent at hotel.
Day 04: Goa
Today you will explore the North Goa & South Goa. In the evening we have
for you Fishing village: Fishing villages are part of Goa's rich
cultural heritage. Local Goan fishing village is created on the grounds
of the hotel, forming a perfect backdrop for a charming evening in a
very rustic atmosphere. Artisans display their skills whilst the village
dancers whirl to the music of a local band. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Goa
This day you are free to relax on Beach. In the evening, enjoy Sea food
Bar-be-cue on the beach - Dine under a starlit sky on succulent
lobsters, jumbo prawns and other local seafood delicacies which form
part of a delightful bar-be-cue set up on a lovely stretch of the Goan
beach. Guests may also cook their own food on skewers over a campfire. A
local musician captures the magic of the moment on his guitar strings.
Overnight at hotel.