Goan Carnival (8 Days / 7 Nights)
The exuberant Goa Carnival is the most famous annual feature of Goa which has been celebrated since the 18th century. Held in mid- February, just before Lent, the three day event is a time for feasting and drinking with lively processions, floats, the strumming of guitars and graceful dances. The great finale is with the famous Red-and-Black dance held by the Clube Nacional in Panaji.
Day 1: Mumbai
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Sunday, July 13, 2014
On arrival at Mumbai, our representative will welcome and transfer to the hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Mumbai
Sunday, July 13, 2014 - Monday, July 14, 2014
Post breakfast in the morning you shall take the tour of this city, popularly know as the city of dreams!
You may either visit the heritage side of Mumbai, with the visit to the heritage buildings like the Victoria Terminus
, Gateway of India
and The Taj Mahal Hotel
along with the Elephanta Islands' rock cut caves or you may have peep into the luring world of movies and cinema, for which Mumbai is so famous for.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Mumbai - Goa
Monday, July 14, 2014 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Morning post breakfast, transfer to Goa by flight.
Upon arrival at Goa, transfer to the hotel. Relax on the beach for the rest of the day. In the evening you may venture out to spot the ongoing preparations for the Carnival in sight.
Enjoy the Goan food in the evening and retire to your room.
Day 4: Goa
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Morning after breakfast the whole day enjoy the exuberance of the Goan carnival. You may be just an onlooker or a particpant but this even never ceases to thrill you.
Artisans display their skills whilst the village dancers whirl to the music of a local band. variety of food is served and many small little things can be bough at souvenirs.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Goa
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - Thursday, July 17, 2014
Day is free to relax on Beach or visit the city of Goa with heritage churches and age old temples and innumerous sea beaches.
In the evening, enjoy Sea food Bar-be-cue on the beach - Dine under a starlit sky on succulent lobsters, jumbo prawns and other local seafood delicacies which form part of a delightful bar-be-cue set up on a lovely stretch of the Goan beach. Guests may also cook their own food on skewers over a campfire. A local musician captures the magic of the moment on his guitar strings.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 7: Kochi
Friday, July 18, 2014 - Saturday, July 19, 2014
Today the day is reserved for a backwater tour. The Kettuvollams glide through the water which form the life line of the villages on its banks.
Enjoy the clamness and the serenity of the tour.
Evening back to hotel for an overnights stay.
Day 8: Kochi - Mumbai
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014
Transfer to airport to take a flight to Mumbai. Upon arival transfer to the hotel.
The day is free to visit the markets of Mumbai and the Beaches of Mumbai
which are a huge contrast to those of Goa.
In the evening transfer back to hotel for some rest.
Late in the night you shall be transferred to the international airport to take flight back home.