South Goa Beach Trip, Mandovi River Cruise


South Goa Beach Trip | Bangalore

– Presenting a leisurely trip to the serene beaches of South Goa along with a captivating river cruise and a bit of sightseeing.

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    All about the South Goa Beach Trip, Mandovi River Cruise.

    Hello Leisure seekers!

    How about a brisk and action-packed weekend trip to South Goa?

    We will head straight towards the west coast on Saturday and hit the beaches, stay in South Goa and explore beautiful, clean beaches. A relaxing afternoon on Colva Beach with a peaceful target is something to look forward to. You can also try out different water sports if they are available. 

    An evening cruise with unforgettable images of the Mandovi river merging into the Sea, setting Sun, the evening breeze hitting your face is a cherishing experience. We shall chill out in the night at Benaulim Beach, explore a bit of nightlife of South Goa.

    Next day, we will visit the laid back city of Panjim with its Portuguese architecture, explore Churches and monuments.

    Come, join Muddie Trails on this offbeat and laid back trip.

    Highlights of South Goa Trip:

    • Colva Beach
    • Benaulim Beach
    • Mandovi river cruise
    • Panjim Conservation Zone
    • Japanese Garden
    • Three Kings Church
    • The nightlife of South Goa
    • Naval Aviation Museum (The only one in India)

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    1. Day 0 Schedule
      • Start from Bangalore, an overnight journey
    2. Day 1 Schedule
      • Stop by and have a nice breakfast on our way.
      • Cross the border and enter South Goa, check into our Guesthouse before noon, quick freshen up.
      • Head straight to the happening Colva Beach, take a dip in the Sea, play water sports if available.
      • Chill out by the beach with long conversations, have Lunch.
      • Experience sunset cruise on the Mandovi River with on-board music, LIVE performances and witness a splendid sunset.
      • Head back to the guest house, take a shower.
      • Stroll to Benaulim Beach, enjoy the Goan vibe at shacks, grab your drinks, have leisurely Dinner.
      • Rest for the night.
    3. Day 2 Schedule
      • Start the day with Breakfast
      • Start the day with a walk on the streets of Panjim conservation zone to witness Portuguese style of old Goan architecture and click those cool selfies
      • Head to the beautiful Japanese garden overlooking the Arabian Sea
      • Break for Lunch at a local beach shack
      • Give a visit to the unique Naval Aviation Museum that showcases the fighter aircraft, torpedoes, anti-ship missiles and warheads
      • Drive to Three Kings Church which is on top of a small hill that gives a spooky vibe, spend the rest of evening there
      • Start back towards Bangalore, dinner at a Dhaba on our way
    4. Day 3 Schedule
      • Reach home early in the morning.
    5. Seasonal variations: ...
      • Mid October to May (winter, summer): The Season for Goa starts mid-October, the beaches come to life, shacks are opened. The season goes throughout winter and into the good part of summer.
      • June to Oct (monsoon months): Not a season for Goa. Most of the things would be shut down.
    6. What's next after booking your trip: ...
      • A Whatsapp group will be created for all the registered folks night before the trip.
      • You may say hi to other trekkers and get prepared for the trip.
      • We will set expectations about the trip, remind you of important Terms & Conditions.
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    About Trip

    • This trip involves basic facilities in terms of food, travel, and stay without any luxury, whatsoever.
    • This is a group trip with shared model. It may not suit everyone – especially for those expecting privacy and comfort. It best suits for people who wish to socialize.
    • Please do not book this trip if you are not okay with above points.

    Pickup points, Timings:

    Tin Factory bus stop: 7:00 PM

    Indiranagar 100 Feet Road: 7:20 PM

    Domlur Bus stop: 7:30 PM

    Goraguntepalya Metro station bus stop: 8:15 to 8:45 PM (based on traffic)

    Things to carry for South Goa Trip:

    • Toiletries, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, wet wipes, toothbrush, toothpaste, 
    • A lightweight large Backpack for the trip (no suitcase, no trolley)
    • Photo identity proof with address (Aadhar/Passport/Voter ID)
    • Cap/Hat (to avoid getting tanned)
    • Sunglasses (to keep your eyes fresh)
    • Power bank, charger, camera (if you wish to)
    • Proper water bottle for your trip.
    • Disposable garbage covers (to separate used/unused, dry/wet clothes)
    • Your personal medications, if any
    • Pair of water wear to take a dip in the Beach
    • Carrying a handwash/sanitizer/tissues will help during the trip
    • Carry a lil bit of cash for food, shopping and misc. expenses
    • Don’t carry expensive items. You are responsible for your own belongings.
    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
    South Goa Package InclusionsItems that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Travel by Tempo or mini-bus depending on final numbers
    • Stay on sharing basis at our guest house
    • 2 Breakfasts
    • Experience all places in Highlights section
    • Mandovi River Cruise
    • All entry tickets
    • Organizer from MT
    • A hell lot of water experience!
    South Goa Package ExclusionsItems that are excluded in the cost of tour price.
    • Food other than Breakfast
    • Any activities like water sports
    • Any misc. expenses not mentioned in the inclusions above
    • No Luxury. We assure awesome memories every trip, but not awesome facilities.
    • We provide basic facilities in terms of food, travel and stay.
    • The itinerary is fixed. No special requests to change itinerary/schedule are permitted. Do not give advice(s) to the Organizer.
    • Absolutely no littering. We swear to protect our environment.
    • No alcohol & smoking during travel, treks and other outdoor activities. There would be a separate window and space (usually at night) to have these at the campsite/homestay for interested people.
    • Cooperate with the organizer(s) in following the schedule set for the day (especially getting up and getting ready in the morning). This will ensure travelers won’t miss out on the real fun part that is traveling.
    • Every traveler is responsible for his/her for your own safety. Don’t indulge in any illegal or silly activity that causes harm to you or fellow travelers.
    • Do not wander into the forest away from the designated trail for trekkers. There may be snakes, scorpions, and other dangerous animals.
    • Unexpected situations: It may happen we do not cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary because of unpredictable reasons like bad weather, landslides, wild animal presence, abrupt blocking of sites by the police/forest department, delay in travel because of an issue with our group itself, traffic conditions, etc. In most cases, if the time permits, the organizer(s) will take travelers to an alternative place. But in some cases, we may have to skip a place altogether.
    • The event will stand canceled if less than 8 travelers signed up for the trip/trek.
    • Travelers are expected to respect each other and help each other. Avoid discussing sensitive matters like sex, politics and religion/caste/race.
    • Using foul or abusive language, eve-teasing, arguing with fellow travelers/organizer(s) and/or involving in the physical assault will not be accepted and will stand a chance of being deserted by the group then and there.
    • Every traveler is expected to sign a liability/waiver form given by the organizer(s) after boarding the vehicle. This liability form will discharge Muddie Trails of any unexpected incident like injury/death/theft etc. Read it here.
    • 80% refund if a cancellation request is sent before 48 hours of the trip start time.
    • No refund  if a cancellation request is sent within 48 hours of the trip start time, whatever be the reason (health, family, work issues, accident, etc.)
    • No refund during or after the trip, whatever be the reason.
    • No refund on the partial payment done to block your seat for the trip.

    Read the detailed Terms and Conditions here.

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