07 Nights / 08 Days
The most followed itinerary in India, Bombay to Goa can be experienced at
its best through the Golden Beaches of Goa Train trail. Relax with the laid
back luxury of beaches and sense the life of both the worlds - one
being quiet and other being wild. All that and much more comprise the luxury
of Golden Goas Beaches.
Day 01 : Arrive Bombay
On arrival transfer to hotel where we will be holding the rooms on ready
occupancy basis, after traditional welcome check in into hotel. Overnight to
be spent at hotel.
Day 02 : Bombay - Goa
Morning visit the island of Elephanta (9 kms cruise), the glorious abode of
Lord Shiva. The island is famous for its great cave shrine, excavated in the
sixth century. Afternoon
city tour will take you to all of Bombay's best known landmarks: impressive
Gateway of India built in 1911; the Prince of Wales Museum, famous for its
collection of miniature paintings; Marine Drive, Bombay's sweeping
shoreline; the unique Hanging Gardens and Main Bhawan, a memorial to Mahatma
Gandhi. Evening transfer to Railway Station to connect Train # 0111 Konkan
Kanya Express dep. 23:00 hrs. Overnight on board.
Day 03 : Goa
Arrive Madgaon Railway Station (Goa) at 10:45 hrs. Transfer to hotel.
Afternoon free for relax on the beach. Overnight in hotel.
Day 04 : Goa
Morning visit to Old Goa driving by the seashore. Here the ensemble of
monasteries, convents and chapels will take you back to the days when the
Apostle of the Indies, St. Francis Xavier, preached the Gospel of Christ.
Visit the Basilica of Bombay where mortal remains of the Saint lie preserved
in a silver ornate casket. Also visit St. Thomas Cathedral and the Church of
St. Cajetan-- modeled on the original. Overnight in Hotel.
05 : Goa
Morning visit the St. Francis Church where Vasco-da-Gama was originally
buried. Fouteen years later his mortal remains were taken to Portugal. This
Protestant church was built originally by Portuguese in 1510 AD and is
believed to be the first church built by the Europeans in India. Visit Santa
Cruz Cathedral - Roman Catholic church, situated close to St. Francis
Church, built by the Portuguese in 16th century. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 06 : Goa
Full day free to relax on the beach. Overnight in hotel.
Day 07 : Goa - Bombay
Full day free to relax on the beach. Evening transfer to Railway Station to
connect Train # 0112 Konkan Kanya Express dep. Goa at 18:00 hrs. Overnight
Day 08 : Bombay - Onward destination
Arrive Bombay at 05:50 hrs. Transfer to airport to connect flight for