This 11 day tour showcases the best of Mumbai, Karnataka and Goa; covering the historical and vibrant city of Mumbai, the meditation, yoga and Ayurveda retreat at SwaSwara in Gokarna, before finally ending in the “Pearl of the Orient” – Goa. The retreat at Gokarna offers the chance to relax with opportunities to enjoy yoga, interactive cooking classes and art classes. Additionally, the tour is ideal for those wanting to enjoy the sights and immerse themselves in Southern India.
On arrival in Mumbai you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at your HOTEL.
After breakfast you will visit the Elephanta Caves. In the afternoon you will enjoy a half day city tour visiting the Prince of Wales Museum, a legacy of the British Empire, Mani Bhavan, a small museum where wax miniatures depict scenes from Mahatma Gandhi’s life. Drive along Marine Drive, Victoria Terminus, Crawford Market, Javeri Bazaar, Gateway of India, Hanging Gardens and the Parsee Towers of Silence. Overnight at your HOTEL. (B)
Day 3Mumbai – Goa – Gokarna
This morning you will be transferred to Mumbai airport to board your flight to Goa. On arrival in Goa you will be met and transferred by road to Gokarna (approx. 3.5 hrs). Five nights at SWASWARA. (B, D)
Days 4 – 7Gokarna
Spend your days enjoying activities and treatments, including yoga, interactive cooking classes, art classes, meditation and Ayurveda treatments. (B, L, D)
Day 8Gokarna – Goa
After breakfast you will depart from the resort and will be transferred by road to Goa. Overnight at your HOTEL. (B)
After breakfast you will be taken on a half day guided city tour of Goa. Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus which houses the mortal and visible remains of Saint Francis Xavier. Continue to the Cathedral, which houses 14 magnificent Alters and 5 bells, one of which is the famous Golden Bell said to have been heard all over Goa. Visit Panjim City, the capital of Goa, before time for shopping and an evening cruise. Overnight at your HOTEL. (B)
Today is at leisure for you to explore the beautiful city. Overnight at your HOTEL. (B)