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Full-Day Goa Shore Excursion Including Lunch at Spice Plantation

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    What to Expect
    Start your day with port pickup, then travel in your air-conditioned vehicle to your first destination, Shri Manguesh Temple.

    Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the 400-year-old Shri Manguesh Temple is considered one of the most beautiful temples in Goa, and features a 7-story Deepa Stambha (decorative lamp tower) at the gates of the temple complex.

    Continue to Shree Shantadurga Temple, located in the hills and noted for its statue of the Hindu goddess Shree Durga. Then, take a break for lunch at a tropical spice plantation. Afterward, have time to stroll around the grounds, taking in the butterfly garden and looking out for some of the 75 spices of birds that can be found there.

    Visit the World Heritage-listed Basilica of Bom Jesus, completed in 1605 and home to Saint Francis Xavier, who is said to have brought Christianity to the region. Continue on to Se Cathedral, a magnificent 16th-century monument and the largest church in Goa. Finally, stop at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, built in the 17th century ad now containing a museum by the Archaeological Survey of India in 1964.

    In the evening, your tour ends with drop-off at the port.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    From Cruise Port, your hotel or other desired location in Goa


    Ports
    Goa
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Port pick-up and drop-off
    • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional private English speaking guide
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Tropical Spice Plantation
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Any items not specified as included
    • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Francis of Assisi
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • 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
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • Dress code - Temples are a sacred houses of God and a place worship. To preserve there sanctity and spiritual ambiance one must follow the below dress code within temple complexes
    • Upper Wear: Must cover the shoulders, chest, navel, and upper arms
    • Lower Wear: Must be at least below knee-length
    • Remove footwear outside the temple. Socks are fine, you can keep wearing them
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    • Languages Offered: English
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