Goa Tours 11 Days
Goa is the land of tropical paradise. It is one of the most favorite holiday destinations in India. Goa has exotic location and beaches, lush greenery, flora and fauna. Panjim is the capital of Goa. It is situated in the Konkan region and located on the west coast of India. Internationally well known for its beaches, Goa is one of the most popular holiday destinations in India. Each year hundreds of foreign and domestic tourists pay a visit to Goa. Goa Tourism Board offers extensive line of Hotel accommodations. The hotels provide royal treatment to all its tourists in terms of food, accommodations and other contemporary comforts. Goa is the land which has exotic lands and spots to explore.
Destinations Covered : Goa - Panji - Goa - Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Cochin
Day 01: Arrive Goa
When you arrive at the Dabolim airport in Goa , we will cordially receive you and arrange for your transfer to the beach resort .Spend the rest of the day in cozy comfort in leisure , relaxing by the pool or taking a stroll on the private beach of the resort. Night is spent at the beach resort.
Day 02: Goa
Spend the full day relaxing at the Dona Paula beach, indulge in water sports or just bask in the golden rays of the sun amidst picturesque locales. Night is spent at the beach resort.
Day 03: Goa - Panji
Today in the morning you will visit the traditional markets in Old Goa Market which are an expression of Goa's true culture. You can collect memorable souvenirs from here and also buy the antique local wine called Fenny ,cashewnuts as well. Then we will go to Panjim market, where you will find many trendy shops and malls . Afternoon is spent at leisure in the resort or on the beach. You spend the night at the hotel.
Day 04: Goa - Cochin
Today spend the day strolling on the beach or visiting the various tourist attraction like the Fort Aguada, the Statue of Abade Faria , and the most appealing is the waterfront of the city.Spend the full day at leisure. In the evening we arrange your transfer to railway station so that you catch the train to Cochin at 8.00 p.m. Overnight is at train.
Day 5: Cochin
You will arrive Cochin today at 1.30 p.m. We arrange your transfer to the hotel. In the evening you will go for a sightseeing of Cochin by limousine. Visit the Chinese Fishing Nets ,which are found in Cochin only. You will find the entire stretch of Fort Kochi interspersed with these nets. Then we will go and see the St.Francis Church which is the oldest European church in India. You will also find the burial site of Vasco Da Gama here. Overnight you will spend at the hotel.
Day 6: Cochin - Munnar
Today after breakfast, we will depart for Munnar ,you will arrive there at lunch time.We arrange your transfer to the hotel. . Munnar, a summer resort of the Bristish Government in South India , is situated at an altitude of 1600 m above sea level. Here you will find vast stretches of tea plantations, towns appearing like they are straight from a story book, winding pathways,Munnar is the most cherished destination of the tourists. Another attraction of this place is Anamudi, which is the highest peak in South India.
Day 7: Munnar
Today you will spend the whole day at Munnar,We will visit tourist hotspots like Pothamedu,find here rolling uplands with breathtaking view of the tea,coffee and cardamom plantations; Devikulam, with lush greenery,beautifull flora and fauna as well as the Sita Devi Lake; Pallivasal, where the first hydroelectric project of Kerala, is set up; cascading waterfalls at Attukal, and also Mattupetty, situated at the height of 1700m, which is famous for its dairy farm and livestock project etc. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Munnar - Periyar
Today you will leave for Periyar (Thekkady) - which is at the distance of 110 kms and it will take 3 hours to reach . On your way, we will see Idukki Dam. We arrive Periyar by noon. In the evening we embark on sightseeing tour . Periyar wild life sanctuary,is noted for its tiger reserve is and is one of the largest wildlife reserves in India. You will also go on a boat cruise on the Periyar lake, discover the scenic beauty while drifting on the lake. Periyar is also known for tea and cardamom plantations.
Day 9: Periyar
Today we spend the whole day at Periyar, and explore the Periyar wild life sanctuary. Get to see here elephant, sambar, wild pig, Malabar flying squirrel, gaur, stripe-necked mongoose, also there are 260 species of birds including Nilgiri wood pigeon, blue-winged parakeet, white-bellied tree pie, laughing thrushes and . Murikkady,here you can see scenic cardamom, coffee and pepper plantations. Also we go to Pandikuzhi, situated between Chellarkovil and the Tamil Nadu border. You will remember the enchanting boat cruises here on Periyar lake.
Day 10: Periyar - Cochin
Today after breakfast we depart for Cochin which is at a distance of 200 km it will take 6 hrs to reach there.You check into your hotel and in the evening you can shop for various items like metalware, camel-bone carvings, wood carvings, articles,coconut shells, bamboo cane, embroidered screwpine mats; grass mats; and several other types of handicrafts. Night is spent at the hotel.
Day 11: Departure
Today after breakfast,you can just spend time in leisure in the cozy comfort of the hotel until your departure.Then we arrange for your transfer to the Airport / Railway station.