If vacation to you means rocking overnight beach parties, enjoying soothing Ayurveda massages, visiting historical places and relishing some excellent recipes, Goa is a must visit for you.
This smallest Indian state is a golden tourist spot of incredible India. People love to enjoy here and this is best exhibited in the annual Goa carnival. In this itinerary of Goa Carnival Tour, From colourful processions to graceful dances, from melodious music to the delicious cuisines, there is lot to see and feel at the festival.
Known to have some of the best beaches of the world, you can lay lazily on the warm sand or enjoy numerous water sports here. There are some of the well-known health resorts at the beaches where you can rejuvenate your senses through the therapeutic treatments.
Goa is also a perfect honeymoon spot. Besides enjoying live performances, you can spend some special moments with your loved ones at the shores of the Arabian Sea.
Today after your arrival at Mumbai, our representative welcomes you and guides you to the pre booked hotel. After checking in the hotel, you can relax for the rest of the day or enjoy leisurely activities at the hotel. There is an overnight stay at the hotel.
Today you explore the commercial capital of India. We will take you to visit the Gateway of India; a historical monument built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary. It is a bustling spot of the city with lots of tourists and vendors. You can also tour the heritage buildings, like the Prince of Wales Museum and the lush green gardens of the Horniman Circle. Witness some astonishing sculptures at the Elephanta Caves. After a visit to the Bollywood film studios and enjoying a mesmerizing sunset at the Juhu Beach, you return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast, today you board a flight to Goa, where the fun and excitement of the Goa Carnival awaits your arrival. After some rest and refreshment, you can get on the Goa roads to participate in the fun and frolic of the carnival. The whole place is decorated in colourful themes with music and streaming tunes of guitar at every lane. It is the best time to enjoy Goa cuisines, spicy sea food and good quality wine. There is an overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast we will take you on a tour to life style of the locals of Goa. You can witness the unique fishing techniques at the fishing villages and learn how the spices are cultivated at the massive spice farms; spices of Goa are known worldwide for their flavour. At the evening, you can enjoy local dances and music exhibited by the village artisans at the backdrop of the wild sea. Dinner and night stay is at the hotel.
Today you can spend time on the beach. Some of the famous beaches of Goa include the Agonda Beach, the Baga Beach and the Candolim Beach. You can just enjoy a soothing sun bath on the beach, witnessing the scenic beauty of the sea surrounded by palm trees. There are lots of water sports to be played, like para sailing, wind surfing and dolphin cruises. There are live performances of dance and music at night on the beaches. You can enjoy lots of sea food like spicy fried prawns on the food stalls located at the beaches. Night stay at hotel.
Today we board our flight to Cochin; known as the "Queen of the Arabian Sea." After checking in the hotel and some rest, you can visit the Jew Town. Filled with the aroma of spices, it is an apt place to know about spices. There are lots of antique stores here. Our next visit is to the Jew Synagogue; a beautiful building with Chinese tiles, golden pulpit and Belgian chandeliers. Mattancherry is another site where you can find many colonial buildings, like the Dutch Palace, which is also a small museum, where you can find lots of old paintings.
When you are in Kerala, you can expect nothing else than natural beauty and serenity. Today you can explore the rich culture of Kerala villages. Here you will witness the unique fishing technique, known as the Chinese Fishing Nets. You can even use it yourself assisted by a fisherman. You can enjoy some fresh sea food served with rice on traditional banana leaves. At the evening, you can enjoy a romantic moonlight cruise on the placid backwaters, accompanied by fireworks. There is an overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast. You will board your flight back to Mumbai to reach onward destination.