Goa is on the Konkan coast and known for its beaches, churches and wonderful people. "Beautifully restored Portuguese era villa" is your homestay in Goa. Visit the village with your hosts who will walk you around and share the history of the place. Old churches and an ancient seminary are great places to see. Picnics by the Zuari river and boat ride are great activities for the evening. You cannot stay in goa and not taste night life of Goa.
Visit to Colva for a day for sun and sand. Some options of paragliding and other adventure sports will keep you occupied throughout the day. Try some seafood for lunch at Goan shacks. If you really like some of what you ate, you can learn it at a cooking class in the evening and dinner with your host.
Visit Morjem and shopping at the flea market. Walk around the Latin Quarters and visit some of the churches. Great architecture, history and some wonderful people are waiting for you. Spend your evening at casinoes and try your luck.
Finish you morning breakfast at Goa and drive to Sindhudurg which is 2 hours away and experience rural living at "Homestay located in a 12-acre organic orchard". Visit to 12-acre cashew, coconut, banana and pineapple farm and some fresh fruit tasting is a good way to spend your afternoon. Go to the factory as well and see how these fruits are processed. Visit the village shopping, bullock cart rides, and shop for some ingredients because you are coming back to cook a traditional Malvani meal with the host. Evening picnic by the beach of Vengurla including ferry ride to the Vengurla fort.
Excursions to Vengurla, Amboli and Mangeli Waterfalls for sightseeing. Activities on the beach include snorkeling. Walk on the pristine beach, enjoy some ayurvedic treatments if you like.
You can either fly into Bangalore or Mangalore and drive to Coorg or drive up from Sindhudurg. You will reach evening or late afternoon. Take it easy and relax and take a walk on the plantation of your homestay "Estate home with old world charm".
Visit Omkareshwar Temple, Raja Seat, Bagamandala, Triveni Sangam, Abbey Falls night, come back for a bonfire with short eats. Don't forget to buy coffee to take back home.
Take an early morning trip to Tala Cauvery go to the Dubare elephant camp and the Tibetan Monastery. Spend the evening with a picnic by the river and angling, have a cooking session of Coorgi food with your host and enjoy your dinner to wind up your trip.
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