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Goa Carnival Tour Package - Overview & Description
This Goa Carnival Package is our Best Seller and Starts from Ex-Goa Panjim Airport. In this Package, our Holiday Travel Consultant Picks you up from the Goa Airport and Your Dream Holiday Starts..You have 4 days to enjoy Great Goa Carnival and Enjoy the land of Gods - The Great Goa..
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Goa Carnival 2018 Dates & Location
Starting on - Saturday - Feb 10 - 2018
Ending on - Tuesday - Feb 13 - 2018
Location - Panjim Goa
Deviate from your prevailing cut-and-dried routine of life and channel yourself to the Carnival Mode by the unique “Goa carnival Tour PackageTour Package” by www.holidaytravel.co.Its .Be apprised of the vivacious beaches, devilish nightlife, splurging night market, time-honored churches and warm hospitality of North Goa.
A Sui generis package in itself, it covers Accommodation,Transfers, Excursion and Breakfast.
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Goa Carnival Tour Package - Overview
Five days in month of February are reserved for Goa Carnival. The decorated streets of Goa become live festive processions and musical performances. These are the days of fun and frolic and eagerly awaited by locals and tourists alike. The Carnival at Panjim is the most popular compare to carnival in Margoa, Vasco, Mapusa, Hence we have designed this Goa Carnival package to be Centered around panjim - The main Carnival Location.
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Goa Carnival Tour Package - Inclusions:
Three night accommodation in Standard deluxe AC room at hotel in Panjim.
Full Exposure to Goa Carnival Extravanza in Panjim.
Standard package Includes Justa Hotel ( 2 Star) - Panjim
Delux Package Includes Citrus/Panjim Inn Hotel ( 3 star) - Panjim
Premium package includes Vivanta By Taj ( 5 star) - Panjim
Full day site seeing tour of North Goa.
One-hour Morning River Cruise.
Buffet Breakfasts on pre-set menu.
Welcome drink on arrival.
Two bottles of mineral water in room on day of arrival.
Tea/coffee maker in room.
Two ways return transfers by non-AC cab.
All the applicable hotel taxes.
Complementary stay for the child below three years
Complimentary use of Fitness Centre and Swimming pool
Goa carnival Tour Package - Exclusions:
Airfare, Rail fare and Bus fare that guests incurs before arrival at Goa.
All the Lunches and Dinners
Spice Plantation tour.
Entry passes of the Clubs and Discotheques
Cameras and Video cameras fee at the monument.
Laundry services, room services or any other services of personal nature taken from the hotels are to be directly settled at the hotels.
The package is applicable on blackout dates with additional charges.
We at www.holidaytravel.co will put sincere effort in customizing the package as per your requirement. Be it the meals, club entry passes, specific place of interest and guides, everything can be arranged to your desire and can be included in the package at the reasonable cost
Guests are received at Debolim Airport(32km)/Thivim Railway Station and are transferred to the Hotel at Panjim. Refresh yourself with the complimentary non –alcoholic welcome drink on reaching the hotel .Spend the day at your leisure after your flight and find the solace in the clean and laundered rooms of the hotel. The is a open ended day with the option to laze around the pool or tamper around the nearby Panjim Beach and Excursion to Candolim beach.
After the buffet breakfast, You enjoy the Festivities of the Goa carnival and also proceed to sightseeing tour of the Vintage North Goa.Visit the Bom of Basilica Church,Se Cathedral ,Church of Mae De Deus and Fort Auguda.
The evening is reserved for the activities with individual likings. Guest can shop around for sovinieurs at the local fleece market like Mapusa flee market, Saturday night market at Arpora or Anjuna beach market.
On Day 3, first half you again enjoy the Goa Carnival and also one hour river cruise of Mondovi River. The rest of the day can be customized according to the guest’s choice on chargeable basis. The guests have option to choose Spice Plantation Tour, Casinos and Beaches. In evening the guest can proceed to the local pubs and discotheques, entry passes for the same can be arranged on request.
After the breakfast guests check out from the hotel and are dropped at Railway station, Bus station or airport as per their requirement.
Imp Note :- The Carnival at Panjim is the most popular compare to carnival in Margoa, Vasco, Mapusa, Hence we have designed this Goa Carnival package to be Centered around panjim - The main Carnival Location.
Goa Carnival Tour Package 2019 2020 - Best Selected Hotels
Vivanta by Taj, Panjim - The Goa carnival City
Located at Panjim and 45 minutes drive from Debolim Airport, Vivanta by Taj is the luxurious five star gateway .It is ranked No1 out of 3 hotels in Senquirim by Trip Advisor.A experts and pioneer in Hospitality Industry, Taj offers traditional Indian Hospitality to its guest. Feel treated like the God by the classy and refined staff of the hotel. The property has 145 tastefully designer rooms for comfortable stay. The hotel has in house amenities like Swimming pool, Signature Spa and Fitness Centre. The in room facilities includes Mini-bar and Tea/coffee maker.
Girasol Beach Resort, Condolim
Girasol Beach Resort is about 35km from the Debolim Airport and about 20km from Thivim Railway Station. It has about 100 guest room. Most of them attached terrace as a sit out area. The hotel is integrated with the facilities like Swimming Pool, Lush gardens, Recreational Room Pool side Bar, Walking track and Mulicuisine Restaurant. The congenial and assiduous staff is capable of handling all the needs of guests. Highly recommended by www.holidaytravel.co.,It is perfect for a hermitic choice for the honeymoon couple amidst the vibrant nightlife of Goa.
Citrus/Punjim Inn Hotel - Panjim
The key feature of the hotel is its location. Positioned amidst lively Panjim it serves as the base for the vibrant nightlife, night market and the eatries.Don Joao Resort is economical and budget hotel offering amenities like Television, Minibar and Phone. The hotel is equipped with balcony for evening and morning sit outs
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About Goa Carnival
Occupying the western coastal region of India and edged by the Arabian Sea, is the Indian State Of Goa(14° 53' 54″ N and 15° 40' 00″ N latitudes and 73° 40' 33″ E and 74° 20' 13″ E longitudes).This smallest State of India is dived into two districts, North and South Goa. Goa is well connected internationally from all parts of world and headmost cities of India like New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkatta, Banglore, Kochi, Ahmadabad and Chennai by flights and trains.
Goa Carnival captivates tourists from all across the world due its serene natural beauty and effervescent nightlife. Compared to it low-key counterpart South Goa, North Goa offers its vacationist high-spirited gingerly activities to indulge in. The beaches of North Goa like Sinquerium, Condolium and Calunghute are peppy and are buzzing with activities. Beach games, water sports, food stalls, great drinks and the peppy music from the Beach Shacks made North Goa a sought after hot spot for tourists.
Entertain yourself at the Casinos, give-in to the lively Pub music, go for Go-Karting and visit the Timeless Churches and sail along the river in Cruise Boat and if that’s not enough party thru out the night at the beach or one of the many cafes and discotheques in vicinity.
“Goa carnival Tour Package” by www.holidaytravel.co is detailed planned short tour of North Goa that will cover the major vintage and happening destinations of North Goa
Goa Carnival - Appropriate Time to Visit
It is advisable to visit Goa during Feb & March every year, As you can absorb the Goa before and after the Carnival.
Goa Carnival - Route plan
Goa can be reached by during carnival time by flights, If travelling by train it’s advisable to book the tickets well in advance. South Indian Guest can either board Mas Vasco Express or Madgao Express for an overnight Journey to reach Goa and can take Goa Chennai Express for back home. Upon arrival at Goa guests are received and take to the hotel at Condolium.
Goa Carnival Tour - How to spend night time
Neptune Bar and Lounge, LPK Water Front and Butter night club are the most happenings night spots in Candolim and are in close proximity to hotel. Give-in to the peppy music or just laze around with the drinks ,all thru the night.
South Indian Restaurants in North Goa
Our guest from Chennai can either try the local Goan cuisine in one of the many famous Goan restaurants around the hotel or can proceed to South Indian Restaurants like Gunpowder in Mapusa and Dosa Plaza in Agonda.
Why Goa Carnival is Celebrated and History of Goa Carnival Package
Carnival is a Latin word which means "Not to eat meat". That's the reason during the carnival, it's a strict rule to abstain from meat.
Goa Carnival is a festival which is celebrated before Lent. Traditionally during Lent there are no parties or other celebrations and people abstain themselves from rich foods such as meat, dairy products, fats, etcs. The 40 days of Lent, recalling the biblical account of the 40 days Lord Jesus spent in the wilderness. The consumption of rich food in a grand party with the involvement of the whole community leads to the origin of Carnival.
This year Goa Carnival will be celebrated from Feb 2019. The Carnival of Panjim is the most popular compare to others that follow in Margoa, Vasco, Mapusa etc.
Though being a Christian festival, all people of Goa irrespective of any caste & creed take part in this festival. The highlight of the Carnival of Goa is to have lots of fun by indulging in singing, dancing, grand feasting, etc.
The history of the Carnival of Goa dates back to almost 600 years. The trend of celebrating the Carnival dates back to ancient Rome, Portugal and Greece. The Portuguese introduced the Carnival when they established their colony in Goa. Ever since the carnival is celebrated every year and the locals takes part in it with pleasure. The Goa Carnival has carved a niche with a different charm that can only be experienced in this tiny city.
Started by the Portuguese rulers, the Carnival has carved a niche for itself with a distinctive characteristic charm that can only be experienced in this tiny but beautiful coastal state of Goa. Every year, Goa Carnival comes before Easter Sunday.
Goa Carnival - 2019 - Events
Goa Carnival is a 4 day extravaganza of fun, frolic, amusement and festivity will kick start every year in March and promises to keep up the zeal and zest among its people for 4 days. The carnival every year covers the entire state and the festivities include a parade of colorful floats and troupes of masked revelers attired in gorgeous costumes singing and dancing to lively music that is usually performed live. The best floats are given handsome prizes.
The opening day parade starts on 10th February, 2019 from Panjim.
This big bash depicts the tradition and culture of Goa in a unique way. The origins of carnival are apparently the hedonistic feasts of ancient Rome and Greece. It made its appearance in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies, where it metamorphosed into the very Latin singing-dancing-drinking bouts. The carnival is presided over by King Momo, who on the opening day orders his subjects to party.
The exciting and fun-filled four-day non-stop extravaganza is a Pagan festival popular in Latin American countries that were colonies of Portugal at some point in time.
The Carnival is uniquely Goan and is not celebrated anywhere else in India. It is a typical Latin, song, music and dance and precedes the "Lent". The highlight of the exotic frenzy of merriment is the appointment and arrival of “KING MOMO” and his retinue to the capital city Panaji on "Fat Saturday", the eve of Carnival.
It is a happy of religion, heritage and above all the spirit of harmony that attracts thousands of tourists every year.
The Carnaval float parade will start from the following places on the following dates:
- 10th February, 2019 - Panjim
- 11th February, 2019 - Margao
- 11th February, 2019 - Ponda
- 12th February, 2019 - Vasco
- 12th February, 2019 - Curchorem
- 12th February, 2019 - Shiroda
- 13th February, 2019 - Mapusa
Goa Carnival - The Carnaval Food & Cultural Festival starts on 10th February, 2019 at Panjim
The “Magson’s Chef-de-Goa Cooking Contest" is being held as a part of the Goa Carnaval Food and Cultural Festival, 2019. The Preliminary Round of the contest which will be held at the Miramar Residency on 10th February, 2019 2019 at 4pm. The theme of the contest is "Authentic Goan Cuisine".
The Final Round will be held on 10th Feb, 2019 at the Goa Carnaval Food and Cultural Festival Venue (Merces Ground).
The winners will be presented with a Magson's Gift Hamper along with many more exciting prizes.
The Carnaval ends on 13th Feb, 2019.
Goa Carnaval 2019: - Exact Schedule - Below is a schedule of the performances
Goa Carnival - DAY 1 Programe: 10th February, 2019
Dance Acrobats Darryl and Raquel
Live band (Varun Carvalho)
Headlining Act by Agnee
Goa Carnival DAY 2 Programe: 11th Feb , 2019
Nilesh Kamat & Joe Live & Solo
brothers in arms/ Latin Dance Performance by "floor fillers"
Headlining Act by Kunal Ganjawala
Goa Carnival DAY 3 Programe : 12th Feb, 2019
Alcatraz (Live band)
Springbok African Acrobats
Headlining Act by Rabbi Shergil
Goa Carnival DAY 4 Programe : 13th Feb, 2019
Nezz & Neka
Simple truth (Live band)
Headlining Act (Fashion show & Lorna)
Final Goa Carnival DAY 5 Programe: 14th Feb, 2019
International Bollywood dancers
Headlining Act by Carla Mohini and Forefront
Feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul
This the festival of music and dance forms that takes place in the month of June. This is cultural festival of music and dance by the fishing community of Bardez takes place on the stage made of boats.
Feast of Saint Lawrence
The feast of St.Lawrence marks the re-opening of Mondovi River for the cruises and ships after monsoons in August.
5 days of Goa Carnival
Five days in month of March are reserved for Goa Carnival. The decorated streets of Goa become live festive processions and musical performances. These are the days of fun and frolic and eagerly awaited by locals and tourists alike.
Goa Carnival Tour - Places of Interest in Goa
Mondovi River Morning Cruise
Begin your morning in Goa with the refreshing sail in the River Mondovi. The top rated attraction in the Goa, Cruise thru the River Mondovi River for one hour and watch the town of Panjim, Mae De Deus Church and Maruti temple sweep pass by. The river cruise is closed during monsoon season of June to August
Basilica of Bom Jesus Church
Basilica of Bom Jesus Church is time honored UNESCO World Heritage site. Came into existence in early 17th century, it’s the final burial place of the Saint Francis Xavier .He has been buried couples of times at other place before his remains were brought here for the final burial. Adjoining the Church is a modern art gallery patronized by the art lovers.
The Beaches of Calunghute and Condolium in North Goa are famous for the groovy parties at night and water sports at the daytime. Some of the Beach Hovels offers Camp Chair and Sun Lounger to laze around. It’s advisable to carry an umbrella, Sun Hat and good sunscreen to beach. Wear comfortable attire and floaters and do carry the mineral water bottles with you.