Sun…sand…and rhythm of the soul…welcome to the Goan Jamboree! Enjoy this exciting tour to the most vibrant city of Mumbai – offering a fascinating blend of ancient traditions, spectacular Indo-Sarcenic architecture combined with Goa – the land of hectic activity and soporific calm; the land of warm blazing days and cool soothing nights; the land of wild rave parties and lazy afternoon siestas. A land also of endless stretches of soft sand and bustling bazaars. Goa, India’s most visited holiday destination is waiting to make your visit truly magical!
Day 1: Arrive Mumbai "
Welcome to Mumbai! Transfer to your hotel where you will experience Indian hospitality as you are greeted with a traditional welcome – an ‘aarti’ ceremony. In the evening, we recommend dinner at one of Mumbai’s signature restaurant ‘Indigo’.
Day 2: Mumbai "
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast followed by a guided tour of Mumbai, the city of glamour and megastars, of a futuristic lifestyle and an amalgamation of the West with the traditional Maharashtrian culture. Tour highlights include the Gateway of India, Mumbai’s principle landmark; Prince of Wales Museum (closed on Monday) and Dhobi Ghat. Also drive past Hanging Gardens Marine Drive, the seafront boulevard also known as the Queen’s Necklace. For a very special experience tonight, you have the option of participating in a ‘Bollywood Extravaganza’.
Day 3: Mumbai • Goa "
Following a leisurely breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Goa. On arrival, check into your hotel where you will experience Indian hospitality as you are greeted by hostesses who serve you a non alcoholic welcome drink. Enjoy the stretches of silver sand wet by a rush of blue waters, the sky mirroring the sea below, the white churches resting against green paddy fields, the sumptuous seafood, intoxicating local drinks and longer days of sun, sand and sea! The rest of the day is at leisure. Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul, as you experience spa treatments in your hotel. In the evening, you have the option of enjoying the Goan festivities as you participate in a fun-filled ‘Goan Beach Barbeque Dinner’.
Day 4: Goa "
After a leisurely breakfast, embark on a historical journey discovering the famous sights of Goa. Explore the ruins of the Towers of St. Augustine, the world heritage site of the Basilica of Bom Jesus containing the remains of St. Francis Xavier, the Se Cathedral and the Viceroy’s Arch and finally conclude your tour with a spectacular overview of Panaji, Fontainhas, Patto Bridge and the Mandovi River. A night of music and dance awaits you as you participate in a ‘Samba Theme Dinner’.
Day 5: Goa "
After breakfast, get ready for a day of fun and adventure. Visit the Sahakari Spice Farm, which is situated amidst lush green surroundings at Curti-Ponda. You will be accorded a traditional welcome with ‘aarti’, ‘kunku’ and garlands. Under the dense forest cover, enjoy a sumptuous lunch in traditional Goan style, whilst being guided on the types of spices that are available to enhance your mind, body and soul. In the evening, you have the option of experiencing the fun and thrill of a ‘Pirate Theme Dinner’ where guests will have the opportunity to dress for the occasion.
Day 6: Goa "
Bid farewell, as your magical journey comes to an end. Drive to the airport for your flight back home.