After a hearty breakfast, you will be taken for a sightseeing tour across North Goa. This part of Goa is famous and is thronging with tourists from across the globe. Here, you will be exploring popular beaches of Goa like Calangute, Dauna Paula, Miramar and Baga Beach. Old Goa is also located in the northern part of Goa and is dotted with age-old churches and Fort Aguada.
Aguada Fort: Built in the year 1613 as a refuge from Maratha and Dutch, the fort was a safeguarding structure back in those days. Even today, you can get a feeling of a great era. It is still well-maintained, the best part of it all is the fact that it overlooks an amazing view of the sea and the emerald greens.
One of the must-visit parts of the state is Old Goa where you will be spellbinding by its certain charm. The area treasures places like Cidade De Goa, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Church and Convent of Francis of Assisi, Church of Saint Cajetan, Church of Saint Monica, Museum of Christian Art, Solar Souto Maior Museum, Fontainhas and Panjim.
Basilica of Bom Jesus: It is a highly revered place since it has the remains of late St. Francis Xavier. He was a missionary who traveled across Asia to spread the knowledge of God. After his passing in 1552, he was cremated in the church where his body is still preserved.
Church of St. Francis of Assisi: Another worldly treasure adorning the scenic Old Goa is the Church of St. Francis of Assisi. The church was built in 1521 by the Portuguese rulers. It is an architectural masterpiece even today.
Museum of Christian Art: It is another great attraction where you can see a lovely collection of Rosaries and many other items made of precious stones.
Solar Souto Maior: Solar Souto Maior is a beautiful heritage structure which dates back to 1585. It has gone through renovations yet it still offers a lovely appeal to it. It contains many artifacts to ponder upon here.
Apart from the sightseeing, you are free to stroll and also shop on the market streets of Panjim in Old Goa. Panjim or Panaji is the capital of Goa so you are bound to find many things to do like shop, eat or simply people watch. The choices for restaurants can be maddening, but no matter where you go to eat, the food will be delicious.
Later in the noon, you will have lunch as per the recommendations. You must-try the lip-smacking Goan food, the delicious continental, flavorful Indian cuisine, Chinese or oriental.
After a memorable lunch, you can visit Baga Beach. This stunning place features a lively ambiance. You can either indulge in watersports activities or relax by the beach side. A cruise ride is also on the list.
In the evening, you can return to the hotel and have an overnight stay.