Arrive into Mumbai,Welcome to Vardhman’s “Goa Cultural Tour”!On arrival in Mumbai, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman’s representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel / Resort.
DAY 2 - Mumbai
This day explore the Mumbai.Visit The Juhu beach, Gateway of India, Elephanta caves.In the evening visit 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 at hotel.
DAY 3 - Mumbai - Goa
After breakfast transfer to the Mumbai airport to catch flight for Goa. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to by Vardhman’s representative to your hotel. Relax for a while and then proceed on a city tour of Goa.Visit Old Goa, the most important Cathedrals and churches – namely Se-Cathedral, Church of St. Francis Xavier, St. Catherine’s Church, Arch of Vice Roy of Goa. Miramar Beach – This is the only beach close to any city and has a good view of the river Mandovi flowing into the sea. Also visit Dona Paula fishing village which is a small village at the tip of Panaji, the place has a very good viewpoint and a monument at the same place. Later visit golden beaches, Temples, palm trees, paddy fields and wooded hills. Its churches, temples, shrines and forts tell its history. It is associated with music, the famous Goan cuisine and most of all with a peace-loving , smiling people.
Overnight : Hotel
DAY 4 - Goa
After breakfast explore the North Goa & South Goa.Visit 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.
DAY 5 - Goa
Full day free for leisure activities 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 camp fire. A local musician captures the magic of the moment on his guitar strings.
DAY 6 - Goa - Cochin
After breakfast transfer to Goa Airport to board flight for Cochin-“Queen of the Arabian Sea”. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel by our representative. Relax for a while and then proceed on a city tour.Jewish Synagogue, the Church of St. Francis, the Bolghatty Palace & the famous Chinese fishing nets. Afternoon, Harbour cruise – Cochin has one of the finest natural harbours.
DAY 7 - Cochin
After breakfast proceed for Kerala Village Tour. Ride through Kerala’s heartland in wooden ‘vallams’ (boats) that glide effortlessly through the green waters. Leave the crowded cities behind as you move through Kerala’s lush beauty and serenity and enjoy a packed lunch on board. Visit small islands along the way to glimpse traditional life in villages. Traditional fish farms, the famed Chinese nets, coconut groves and paddy fields are just a few of sights you will see. Bird watchers will be entranced by the close look at Kingfishers, Cormorants, Woodpeckers and Kites.
DAY 8 - Cochin - Mumbai
This morning transfer to Mumbai airport to connect flight for Mumbai. On arrival if time permits go gallivanating into the main streets of Mumbai.In time transfer to Mumbai Airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of “Goa Cultural Tour” escorted by Vardhman Vacations.