Guided tour

Goa: Cultural Fontainhas Walk

Activity provider: Yo Tours

Goa: Cultural Fontainhas Walk

Activity provider: Yo Tours

From US$ 10.41 per person

Experience authentic Goa on this amazing walking tour of the old town with a fun and entertaining storyteller. This will give you a great introduction to the city, its history, and its culture, as you hear plenty of wonderful stories about the city.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Hindi

Experience

Highlights
  • Develop a great perspective of the city and its culture
  • Experience some of the most important places of this beautiful city that are not to be missed, including some hidden yet prominent lanes
  • Be charmed by your picturesque surroundings
Full description
Your guide will meet you at your tour meeting point, from where you will be taken to your first attraction of the Panjim Church. Following that, head to the stepped street of the Altinho Hill and the Archbishop's Palace. You'll then see one of the oldest High Courts of India, before encountering the Goa's Chief Minister's Official Residence. You'll then walk through Portuguese-influenced lanes and centuries-old buildings and cafes, before encountering the Chapel of St. Sebastian in the Fontainhas neighborhood. Following that, take in a modest art gallery consisting of both Scandinavian art and original works by locals. You'll finally visit the Hindu neighborhood in Fontainhas, before encountering Lord Hanuman, situated on top of the Altinho hillock. At the conclusion of your experience, your guide will be happy to recommend further places in Goa for you to visit depending on your interests.
Includes
  • Highly trained, friendly, and English and Hindi-speaking storyteller/guide
  • Great local tips and recommendations to save money and to explore the best of the city
  • Access to hidden lanes and places
  • Great conversations and interesting stories
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Water
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • Masks are optional but are strongly recommended while indoors
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must also bring a valid form of government-issued photo ID
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 3 months. All participants who are under 18 years old must present a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Your storyteller will be waiting in a neon green t-shirt with a "Yo Tours" ID card outside the Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Panjim, Goa.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Water
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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March 7, 2022

Such a nice walk down history that was very nicely explained by our guide. He was friendly and knowledgeable, which really enhanced the experience.

September 13, 2022

It's was very nice experience, the tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable, he recommended us very places to go and and fun!

September 22, 2022

Product ID: 226588