Goa Small-Group Shore Excursion Trip with Lunch

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Goa Small-Group Shore Excursion Trip with Lunch
from USD $82.50
Enjoy this 6-hour shore excursion in Goa, known as “Rome of East” or “Pearl of the Orient". Experience Goa, places of worship and world heritage architecture. Visit Portuguese-built Basilica of Bom Jesus. a lush spice plantation farm, and learn about the region’s history from Portuguese administration to the present day. A buffet lunch is included.
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In Brief

India, India
5 to 6 hours
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Small-group tour
Buffet lunch included
Free port pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Important InfoInfo
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Stop At: Se Cathedral, Old Goa, Panjim India

The Sé Catedral de Santa Catarina, known as Se Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Latin Rite Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Goa and Daman and the seat of the Patriarch of the East Indies. The Se Cathedral was built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese under Afonso de Albuquerque over a Muslim army, leading to the capture of the city of Goa in 1510

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa Road, Goa Velha 403402 India

The Basilica of Bom Jesus or Borea Jezuchi Bajilika is located in Goa, India, and is part of the Churches and convents of Goa UNESCO World Heritage Site. The basilica holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. The church is located in Old Goa, which was the capital of Goa in the early days of Portuguese rules

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Church of St. Francis of Assissi, Off National Highway 4 Nr. Archaeological Museum, Old Goa 403110 India

The Church of St. Francis of Assisi was built in 1661 by the Portuguese in the Portuguese Viceroyalty of India. The Church of St. Francis of Assisi, together with a convent, was established by eight Portuguese Franciscan friars who landed in Goa in 1517.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tropical Spice Plantation, Arla Bazar Keri, Ponda India

Enthrall in a delightful spice plantation tour, Goa which is considered as one of the most preferred leisure activity in this coastal region by various

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Fontainhas, Panjim India

Goa's Fontainhas Latin Quarter is one of the main attractions in the capital city, Panjim. It sits below Altinho, an affluent hilltop area in the center of the city, and gets its name (meaning "fountain") from Fonte Phoenix (the Fountain of Phoenix) spring at the foot of the hill.

Fontainhas was declared a UNESCO Heritage Zone in 1984. You'll be transported back in time as you wander past colorful old Portuguese homes, belonging to the last surviving Portuguese families of Goa. Narrow winding streets and lanes, quaint shops, art galleries, bakeries, and restaurants give it undeniable character.

Duration: 1 hour


  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Tropical Spice Plantation
  • Entry/Admission - Fontainhas


  • Gratuities

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port

Goa Port

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Dress code - Temples are sacred houses of God and a place worship. To preserve their sanctity and spiritual ambiance one must follow the below dress code within temple complexes
  • This tour is only applicable for Cruise ship passengers
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.14 out of 5 based on the last 7 recent reviews

Great and knowledgeable tour instructor from Goa. Great air conditioned minivan with little walking and amazing sightseeing.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Everything was excellent. Our guide met the six of us promptly even though he had to wait for us to exit immigration. He took us to all of the highlights of Goa, both old and new. Our tour at the Spice Plantation and lunch were excellent. Our guide and driver were conscious of the time and safely got us back to the ship in plenty of time.
• Submitted 15 Mar 2018
It was quite an experience to see how Christian churches coexist alongside Hindu temples. We were lucky to have a well informed guide who told us many interesting stories about the history of the place.
• Submitted 22 Jan 2018
We were met on time at Goa port by a driver and guide. The vehicle was and air conditioned personnel carrier. There was only five of us in the group. The guide had a good knowledge of Goa history. We visited a number of temples built by different ruling dynasties. This was followed by a lunch which was disappointing to us and could have been omitted from the tour Finally we had an interesting visit and tour to a spice plantation A pleasant way to see Goa on a short visit
• Submitted 05 Jan 2018
overall an excellent tour with good driver and very good tour guide spice plantation visit very good and tour of old churches at old Goa excellent traffic was very heavy and slow as roads very narrow
• Submitted 16 Dec 2017
The guide was excelente, the driver too and the vehicle was good. Unfortunately the tour did not include Pangim.
• Submitted 18 Jan 2018
We took this tour by ourselves. The spice plantation was very interesting and got to see the resident elephant. We enjoyed a lovely lunch there as well. Our tour guide drove us around Goa. Enjoyed the Kingfisher beer as well. The only downfall was our own expectation of Goa. When watching the Bourne Movie 2 with Matt Damon we were expecting a little more excitement, like in the movie. Goa is lovely, probably would have been different if we would have a beach tour instead. But we still enjoyed our tour. Tour guide and driver were very good.
• Submitted 31 Dec 2017

In Brief

India, India
5 to 6 hours
See Availability
Small-group tour
Buffet lunch included
Free port pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide