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North Goa Museum Tour Led by Archaeologist

 Goa    8 Hours 31 people interested today
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Trip Overview

This tour is specially designed for art and architecture lovers who would love to explore the museums and to get an insight into the history and culture of the Portuguese period in India. 

Highlights

  • Explore the museums of North Goa with an archaeologist.
  • Visit Houses of Goa, a museum that resembles the shape of a ship. 
  • Understand the fine combination of Indian and Portuguese architecture.
  • Complimentary lunch during the tour.

 

Detailed Overview

In the North Goa museum tour, you go museum hopping with an archaeologist to discover and appreciate the vivid culture and rich history of North Goa. This tour takes us to the Museum of Goa, Houses of Goa, Museum of Christian Art and the Museum of Archeological Survey of India.

 

Itinerary

  • Your host cum guide for the tour will meet you at your hotel or residence in Goa at 9:30 AM.
  • After a formal introduction with the host, drive to Museum of Goa.
  • It brings together artists, curators, collectors, art enthusiasts, educators, students and audiences from all walks of life.
  • You get to see paintings, sculptures, installations and various types of interactive art created by artists from all over the world. You also visit a mini-auditorium that screens video art.
  • Next up go to the Houses of Goa, which is an amalgamation of eastern and western architectural style. The Museum is built on a traffic island and is in the shape of a triangle and resembles a ship
  • You will be taken to a local restaurant to have traditional Goan cuisine. 
  • Visit the Museum of Christian Art which is the only one of its kind in Asia. 
  • Every object displayed in the museum reflects the immense wealth of the Churches of Goa. An interesting aspect of the collection is that many were made by local Hindu artists.
  • Next stop would be the Museum of Archaeological Survey of India. The collection of exhibits range from prehistoric and early historic period to the late mediaeval period.
  • Witness the display of portrait paintings of governors and viceroys, wooden sculptures, pillars, capitals, postal stamps and other objects from the Portuguese period in Goa.
  • At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to the hotel/ residence in Goa by 5:30 PM.

Basic Details

Start Point
Goa Hotel/Residence
Finish Point
Goa Hotel/Residence
Start time
9:30 am
Category
Tours & SightseeingFamily-friendlyCultural & Theme ToursMuseums
Trip Code
O844A2822

Inclusions

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned cab for the duration of the tour.
  • Pick-up and drop to the address in Goan city limits.
  • Services of a knowledgable tour guide for the tour.
  • Entry charges to places of visit.
  • Lunch during the tour.
  • Driver and fuel charges.
  • Toll and parking charges for the cab.

Exclusions

  • Any camera charges.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions above.
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Important Information

  • Pick up can only be done within 15 km radius of the Museum of Goa.
  • Tour involves a moderate amount of walking. 
  • All guests are requested to wear comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses/sunscreen, umbrella, hats or scarf and camera if interested in photography.
  • Kids below 2 years of age (accompanied by an adult) are allowed to join for free.
  • Children of 2 years to below 12 years of age will be charged at 50% of the adult pricing.
  • Member of 12 years or above will be charged at adult pricing.
  • Please carry your valid photo identity card.
  • The guests are requested to bring the following during the tour - Water bottle, camera and its accessories to you enjoy photography, sunglasses, sunscreen and umbrella (in case of rainy season or summers).

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 48 hour
  • 50% refund if cancelled before 24 hour
  • No refund after that

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Hotel/ Residence in Goa.
  • The local person's contact details will be shared in the booking voucher which is sent via email. 
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