Heritage Tour of Mumbai with Yoga in Goa

  • Starting price : 717
  • Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days
  • Start city : Mumbai 
Overview

On this fascinating 09 Nights / 10 Days tour, enjoy a ringside view of the 'madness and magic' of Mumbai - the city that 'never sleeps' and the Beach capital of India – Goa. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mumbai and head to Goa for some meditation, yoga, and pranayama, coupled with a visit to its famous cathedrals and churches. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual discipline that involves a combination of processes to attain a holistic sense of well-being. The central aim remains to achieve a heightened sense of peace and wholesome happiness about oneself and things around.

Highlights
  • Explore Mumbai - the city that never sleeps.
  • Take a ferry ride to the Elephanta caves, spend time at Marine drive and take a walk at the Gateway of India.
  • Once you are at Yoga Magic, you will love being around inspiring creative people, from different countries, with different backgrounds and stories to share.
  • This retreat is a place to sit and reflect, to be quiet and nourished by the food, the environment, and the people.
  • Explore some of the famous beaches of Goa, and also the beautiful churches.
  • Cooking classes is also a part of your itinerary, where you get to learn some of the local dishes.

 

Itinerary

Upon arrival at the airport you will be transferred to the hotel. Check into the hotel and relax. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. 

  • Overnight :
  • Mumbai

After breakfast; proceed for Mumbai sightseeing starting with a visit to the Elephanta Caves located on the Elephanta Island. Enjoy a ferry ride from the Gateway of India to the Elephanta Caves built between 5th-8th centuries. These caves are originally a set of rock-cut cave temple. An impressive 20 ft. high Trimurthi featuring the three aspects of Lord Shiva: Creator, Protector and Destroyer, is the prime highlight of this cave temple. Take the ferry ride back to the Gateway of India. Spend time clicking photographs at the Gateway of India - one of the prime landmarks of Mumbai. Built in 1924, it was built in the honor of King George V and Queen Mary's visit to India in 1911. Next, visit the Prince of Wales Museum, also called Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, built during the early 20th century. This museum is a blend of Indo-Saracenic architecture with an impressive Mughal white dome atop the museum. It is said to have around 2,000 miniature paintings along with artifacts belonging to the Indus Valley civilization. Later, visit the Hanging Gardens established in 1880 at the Malabar Hills. A splendid view of the Arabian Sea adds to the beauty of this natural realm. A striking flower clock is the main attraction here. End your Mumbai tour with an evening visit to the Marine Drive (Queen’s Necklace). It is the heart and soul of Mumbai, stretched across the coast of Arabian Sea that looks like a dazzling necklace. 

  • Overnight :
  • Mumbai

Have breakfast and then checkout from the hotel to leave for the airport to board your flight for Goa. Upon arrival in Goa, get transferred to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and relax. Spend rest of the day at leisure. 

  • Overnight :
  • Goa

For the next four days you will be practicing meditation, yoga, and pranayama. You will also attend cooking classes, where you will learn a thing or two about traditional Indian cooking methods and techniques.

  • Overnight :
  • Goa

For the next four days you will be practicing meditation, yoga, and pranayama. You will also attend cooking classes, where you will learn a thing or two about traditional Indian cooking methods and techniques.

  • Overnight :
  • Goa

For the next four days you will be practicing meditation, yoga, and pranayama. You will also attend cooking classes, where you will learn a thing or two about traditional Indian cooking methods and techniques.

  • Overnight :
  • Goa

For the next four days you will be practicing meditation, yoga, and pranayama. You will also attend cooking classes, where you will learn a thing or two about traditional Indian cooking methods and techniques.

  • Overnight :
  • Goa

After breakfast, get ready for Goa sightseeing. Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus dedicated to "Bom Jesus" meaning “infant Jesus”. This is about 400-years old UNESCO site that stands unique from other churches with its un-plastered exterior. Built in the year 1594, it is one of the magnificent examples of Baroque architecture. Next, visit the Se Cathedral Church dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria. It is a beautiful edifice graced with superb Iberian façades, intricate mosaic work and carvings. It is renowned for its biggest Church Bell in Goa. Close to Se Cathedral is the Museum of Christian Art that carries a good collection of priest robes, archaic, wine cups (chalices), gorgeous paintings and statues. Later, visit the Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception. Built in honour of Mary Immaculate in 1541, the church has the second largest church bell in Goa, after the Se Cathedral. Later, visit Aguada Fort, situated on the confluence of the Mandovi River and the Arabian Sea. This 17th century Portuguese-styled fort is named after a fresh water spring that supplied water to the Aguada Fort - wherein “Agua” is a Portuguese word that means water and “Aguada” means where the water gets collected. The Fort lures visitors for its scenic landscapes, spectacular sea views and awe-inspiring historic tales. Spend time clicking photographs here. Drive past Sinquerim Beach, Candolim Beach and Calangute Beach. Visit the Church of Mae de Deus in Saligao, Goa. This pristine white-painted Church built in 1873 is one of the finest examples of Neo-Gothic style of architecture. It is a stunningly distinctive church dedicated to Nossa Senhora Mai de deus (Mother of God). Drive past Baga and Anjuna beach. Visit the Vagator Beach and the 17th century Chapora Fort, known for its mesmerizing sunset views in the evening. 

  • Overnight :
  • Goa

This day will be kept at leisure, you can explore at your own pace. 

  • Overnight :
  • Goa

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai, board your flight for onward destination.

Inclusions
  • Accommodation with breakfast for 02 nights in Mumbai.
  • Accommodation for 07 nights at The Retreat (Yoga Magic).
  • Fresh food every day with fresh ingredients.
  • All meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner for 6 days.
  • 4 Days Meditation and yoga classes.
  • 2 Cooking classes.
  • English speaking guide for sightseeing.
  • A Bottle of water per person, every day during your Tour.
  • All sightseeing and transfer by private air conditioned vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • All Assistance by GeTS holidays representatives on arrival & departure.
  • All applicable government tax, toll tax, parking, interstate tax etc.
Exclusions
  • International or domestic flights.
  • India Visa.
  • Entrance Fees to monuments/sightseeing places.
  • Any Personal Expenses.
  • Tips to Guide & Drivers.
  • Any other services which are not mentioned above.
Spotlight Of Tour
Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days
Starting price : 717 Per Person
Route : Mumbai - Goa - Mumbai
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