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Stop At: Mormugao, Mormugao, North Goa District, Goa
The tour starts with a pick up form the cruise port.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Ancestral Goa, Loutolim Salcete, 403718 India
You will be then driven south to Ancestral Goa. Commonly referred to by locals as Big Foot Museum, this cultural center in the village of Loutolim is designed to preserve the culture and traditions of the region and pays homage to Portuguese influences. Tour the village with your expert guide and gain insight into age-old traditions like bringing feni—a local moonshine made from cashews or coconut. Check out the 250-year-old Portuguese mansion called Casa Araujo and explore its lavish rooms, which include a dining hall and chapel. An impressive doorway leads to a towering staircase that makes this historic structure truly stunning
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Shantadurga Temple, Kavalem Village, Ponda Taluka, Panjim India
From there, head to Shantadurga Temple. This impressive complex was built in 1738 AD and is surrounded by brilliant green foliage. Your guide will explain more about the Indo-Portuguese architecture when you venture inside. Brilliant stained-glass windows and a golden palanquin known as a palkhi decorate this religious center.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Mangeshi Temple, Mardol, Goa 403115, India
Next, visit the 400-year-old Mangueshi Temple. Made in honor of Bhagavan Manguesh, an incarnation of Shiva, it is one of the largest and most frequently visited temples in Goa.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Sahakari Spice Farm, Curti, Ponda India
Finally, drive in air-conditioned comfort to a nearby spice village where you’ll be greeted by a biologist who will explain the vegetation that lives on the plantation. Learn about medicinal purposes for herbs and sample cuisine that uses these flavorful spices during a full buffet lunch of authentic Indian fare. At the conclusion of your private cultural tour you’ll be driven back to the port.
Duration: 1 hour