Day trips & excursions

Unveil the natural heritage of Goa

Availability: Daily
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See crocodiles from close-up and learn the secrets about how the fishing community coexist with them
  • Enjoy a traditional local buffet meal comprising regional delicacies such as prawn curry, chicken xacuti, and vegetarian preparations
  • See the Basilica of Born Jesus, Se Cathedral, and south tower's golden bell
What to expect

You will board an air-conditioned vehicle from their hotel and proceed to the Cumbarjua Canal. Once there, you will board a ferry with your guide and lifeguard, for an unforgettable 3-hour crocodile-spotting cruise. This is the only place in Goa, where the local fishing community harmoniously coexists with crocodiles. Then, enjoy the fresh fruits and drinks, served on board.

After the ferry ride, board a 30-minute drive your private vehicle to the city of Ponda. Visit the famous Tropical Spice Plantation here and learn fascinating facts about Goa’s farming traditions. During this 45-minute tour, your guide will explain how these locally cultivated spices are used as ingredients for medicines as well as traditional cuisine. You will also see the fermentation process of Goa’s potent cashew or coconut feni. Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to see the scaling of trunks by locals for farming betel leaves.

Once the plantation visit ends, you will proceed to the Basilica of Born Jesus. The mummified body of St. Francis Xavier, Goa’s patron saint, is kept here. Next, you will see the Se Cathedral and learn about the story behind south tower’s golden bell.

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What's included
  • Private round trip transport from city hotels
  • English speaking local guide
  • All applicable taxes
What's not included
  • Tips
Reduced price
  • Child (6-11 years)


Pick-up from your hotel in Goa. The pick-up is only from city hotels (within 10km) and if guests wish to be picked up in the outskirts there will be a supplement to be paid on site.

Meeting point:

During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
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  • Daily
  • Pick up starts from 8.00am
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Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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