Temples, Spices and Goan Village life


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Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Food and Wine


Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour has a bit walking special at spice plantation and then when we approach to the Latin quarters , so pls wear something comfortable footwear.

Friendly: No.
Pls not mrs green

Maximum travelers: 2



Hindi (fluent), English (fluent)

Full day tour

We start the tour by visiting the churches BOM Jesus and se cathedral which are world heritage sites and the old capital of Goa till 17th century then to temple then to spice where you don't feel the the beaches and noisy traffic but into a village where thing go slow. ( Spice planation is optional ). after that from temple and drive thru the Panjim city and see the Latin quarters section or fortinhas area. After that to the central Panjim to see the immunicate conception Church build in 1950 and also drive to the city slowly in the car.
And after that to shopping if we have time then local market where you see people from different area come to earn their daily wages and business. After that back to ship


Pick up from port
Tour of Goan village and market place
Visit a temple
Tour of spice plantation
Drop back to Pier

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Marmugao Port
Then drive to old Goa city to see the churches ,
After to temple
Then from there to the spice plantation ( which is optional and entry to it will be in local currency i.e 850 per person.
Then drive to Latin quarters close to the river mondovi river
After that drive thru the Panjim city and local market walking to see the hassle of local customers doing sho0ping .

End location: Marmugao Port

Duration: 7 hours

All depend on the traffic and the heat. Can even go up to 7hrs depend how much we spend at the spice plantation .


Transport by Air conditioned Toyota Innova which is comfortable and clean with an experienced driver.

What’s Included

Transport by an air-conditioned AC Toyota Innova car, services of an English speaking guide and all applicable taxes. Two 500 mls of cold drinking bottles.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

850 INR - Per person cost towards tour of spice plantation and lunch. In the spice plantation the lunch is simple and hot food so don't expect some hify lunch. And a guided tour with a guide and that guide will be me. Pricing doesnt include drinks and beverages but pricing for the drinks and breveges are normal pricing not extra. Also if you want you can buy organic spices from the plantation.. and believe me it's one hell of experience with lots of information of spices .

What’s Extra

Entry fee at spice plantation which includes tour of the farm and lunch

A Recent Review of this tour

Sahid was a fabulous tour guide. He showed us all the sites in Goa and I patiently waited while we shopped. He had interesting insights into Goan life. He also gave us a great tour of the spice plantation He was a pleasure to spend the day with as well as one of the best informed tour guides. I would highly recommend him.
Anne Greene

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