Welcome to Goa! Upon your arrival at Goa airport/ railway station, our tour representative will receive you and assist you with a smooth transfer to your hotel. On the first day of your trip, you will get acquainted with the rich Portuguese culture and heritage of this tiny beautiful Indian state. There are several remnants of Portuguese rule in. Old Goa, in the form of century-old cathedrals such as Basilica of Bom Jesus and Chapel of St. Francis Xavier. Goa is also known for its massive forts which were built by Indian rulers, the most famous being ‘Fort Aguada’ whose major portions have now been converted into a luxury hotel. After sightseeing, you will return to your hotel for dinner and stay overnight.
Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel. Then you depart on the North Goa Tour that takes you to beautiful Aldona, Vagator beach and Anjuna beach where you can shop for traditional jewellery, handicrafts and souvenirs in the local market. Enjoy traditional Goan fare for lunch in Calangute and make your way to Fort Aguada and Coco Beach.
Day 3 starts with breakfast at the hotel. Then you depart to see the Old Goa Churches, Mangeshi Temple & Tropical Spice Plantation, Savoi Keri. Be enticed with a floral welcome at Tropical Spice Plantation where you are taken on a fascinating walk around the plantation by a trained guide, regaling you with information on various spices and their medicinal values. Thereafter, enjoy a buffet lunch at the spice farm where food is cooked in traditional Goan earthen pots. You can opt for an elephant ride through the trees and grab the chance to wash these lumbering, loveable giants. (Cost for elephant ride & elephant wash to be borne by guests).
After breakfast, departure from Goa to Madurai.
Arrival Madurai Transfer to hotel. Sightseeing of Madurai with Vishnu Temple, MadanaGopal Temple, Maharaja Palace, Gandhi Museum, PalamuthirSolai, & the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Departure from Madurai to your home.