Overview

Immerse yourself in Goan culture with this tour of Divar Island. Enjoy a delicious spread of traditional Goan food at a local Portuguese house. Cross the seas of Ribander and discover the serene island of Divar with this tour! Visit this riverine town for a laid-back exploration of Goa's olden rural villages and attractions. For your first stop, check out the 16th century St. Matthias Church for a glimpse of the island's Catholic roots. Walk farther along the trail and stumble upon Our Lady of Candelaria Parish, a quaint chapel built next to the Saptakoteshwar Temple's ancient tank. See this interesting juxtaposition of Goa's two major religious beliefs and get more historical insight from your English-speaking guide. Head next to a Portuguese house for lunch and watch how pav - a Goan delicacy - is made at a local bakery. Learn a few Goan recipes from a local chef during your stay as well.

 

2 Hours 28 Sep, 29 Sep, 30 Sep, and more Divar Island, Goa
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • English-speaking guide
  • Guided tour around the island
  • Divar Island ferry transfers
  • Traditional Goan lunch
  • Entrance fees to all attractions/sites
  • Round trip ferry transfers between Divar Island and Ribandar

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Insurance provided by the¬†operator
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs and other personal expenses
Highlights
What makes this tour special

  • Feast on a delicious set of regional specialty dishes for lunch at Divar Island.

  • Catch a glimpse of Piedade Church, one of the greatest Baroque churches in Goa.

  • Visit both Catholic churches and Hindu temples while learning about Goa's history.

  • Immerse yourself in Goan culture with this tour of Divar Island.
Itinerary
  • 10:00am depart for Divar via ferry transfers
  • Meet up with guide at the Divar port
  • Visit St. Matthias Church
  • Visit Our Lady of Candelaria chapel, near Saptakoteshwar Temple's tank
  • Enjoy lunch at a Portuguese house
  • Watch how pav is made at a local bakery
  • Learn a few Goan recipes from a local chef
  • Visit sluice gates and learn about the Khazan system
  • Visit Piedade Church
  • Enjoy the view of Old Goa's churches across the river
  • 12:00 pm end of the tour, depart for Ribander via ferry transfers

Meet Up Information:

  • Time: 10:00am
  • Location: Ribandar-Divar Ferry
  • The operator will reconfirm your pick up time and the itinerary in advance
  • Please wait at the meetup location lobby 10-15 minutes before the scheduled ferry departure time
  • If you are late for more than 15 minutes, the guide will leave and no refunds will be issued
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Divar Island, Goa View on Map
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