Have your breakfast and head towards the popular beaches of Goa, such as Calangute, Dauna Paula, Miramar and Baga Beach. Old Goa churches and Fort Aguada can also be visited.
Aguada Fort was constructed in 1613 for the purpose of safeguarding from Marathas and Dutch. Even today the structure is well-preserved and overlooks a beautiful vista of sea and expanse of woods.
Old Goa sightseeing session consists of Cidade De Goa, Basilica Bom Jesus, Church and Convent of Francis of Assisi, Church of Saint Cajetan, Church of Saint Monica, Museum of Christian Art, Solar Souto Maior, Foutanhas and Panjim.
The Basilica of Bom Jesus houses the moral remains of St. Francis Xavier, a missionary who traveled across Asia to spread the knowledge until he died in 1552. St. Francis Xavier is regarded as the Patron Saint of Goa. The Church of St. Francis of Assisi was built in 1521 by the Portuguese rulers and marks the brilliance of architecture. In the Museum of Christian Art, you can witness a collection of Rosaries and items made of gold and precious stones. Solar Souto Maior is a reflection of Goa’s rich heritage, dating back to 1585 but has been restored and renovated. Here, you can witness a treasure trove of artifacts.
You may choose to take a stroll and shop in the busy streets of Panjim. This is the capital of Goa and has local as well as branded showrooms for the shopaholics. Also, foodies can find a myriad of restaurants giving cut-throat competition to each other in sense of taste, ambience and décor.
In the afternoon, have lunch in Panjim. As per our recommendations, you must try Goan Cuisine from the Mandovi Hotel, Continental from The Vinete, Indian cuisine from Delhi Darbar and Chinese and oriental from Goan Chin. Kindly note, the cost of lunch is not included in the price of the tour.
After lunch, visit Baga Beach which is filled with exuberance and youthful vibe. You may shop, relax or indulge in water-sports activities here. Overnight stay in the hotel.