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Overview

A village quite peaceful away from the parties and happening. We ride through the village of Varca, Orlim, and Fatrade passing by paddy fields surrounded by coconut trees. We go into a Portuguese-style Areca nut plantation where along with Areca nuts, there are other plants like bananas, pineapple, and more. With the catholic influence in Goa especially in the South, we get to see an Indo-Portuguese-style house that belongs to a nun and visit a 450-year-old church, which is one of the oldest churches in South Goa.

 

3 Hours Available Everyday at 8 am & 3:30 pm Club Mahindra Varca Beach Resort
What makes this tour special
  • Exquisite views of the South Goan countryside.

  • Witness the beautiful paddy fields and the beautiful Areca nut Plantation.

  • A window into the Portuguese culture with the stunning architecture of a 450-year-old church and an Indo-Portuguese style house.

  • A visit to one of the oldest bakeries in the village.

  • Learn about the process of making Coir mats at a factory.

Itinerary

We leave the beautiful Club Mahindra Varca to ride through the peaceful countryside.

Riding through the paddy fields, we visit an areca nut/betel nut plantation with plentiful bananas and pineapples to nibble on.

Glide on to celebrate Goa’s rich Catholic influences in a 450-year-old church, one of the oldest in Goa.

We then ride to Orlim bridge and unwind at a lake near St. Anthony Chapel, followed by the visit to an Indo- Portuguese style home.

Our last stop is a supari plantation and a Coir mat factory where you will learn about how mats are made in the traditional way.

 

 

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • E-Bikes
  • Safety Kit
  • Guided Tour
  • Trained Captain
  • Snacks & Refreshments
  • A Sling bag to carry your belongings   
  • Water bottle
  • Safety Gears
  • First Aid support
  • Back up support in case of technical issue
  • Personal Insurance

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Extra Alcoholic beverages 
  • 2-wheeler and LMV rentals
  • Tips
  • Hotel pick up or drop off 
Pickup point
Club Mahindra Varca Beach, Survey No. 176/1, Varca Village, Salcete, Goa 403721 View on Map
Travel Tips
  • Please avoid bringing any plastic disposables. And just in case if you happen to carry one, please take it back with you.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, it helps in riding.
  • Carry sunscreen lotion and shades.
  • The starting age to ride the Ebikes is 11+ years. Incase of children below the age of 11 or guest who are uncomfortable riding the Ebikes, separate arrangement can be made of Two wheelers on paid basis. Prior Intimation is required to make arrangements.
Location
South Goa Tours