Goa Chitra & Margao Market Tour
Goa Chitra & Margoa Market Tour
This trip to the lively market in Margao is highlighted by a local chef who will show you where to find the exotic spices and treasures within. After finding your gems, the next stop on this tour will be at the Goa Chitra Museum, voted the top contemporary museum by the Archaeological Survey, an absolute pleasure to explore.
Upon arrival at the energetic Margao Spice Market, you will be introduced to a specialized chef who takes you around the spice market. Margao is a tiny ancient town, approximately one hour from Goa, lying over the banks of the River Sal. Their convoluted market or bazaar is a must-see destination in this town. Numerous commodities can be found, ranging from lip-smacking snacks, lime paste, zests, and toys.
After an extensive shopping experience, your next stop will be at Goa Chitra Museum, an essential part of Margao's tourism. The Goa Chitra Museum is widely renowned as the first and only anthropologic museum in this state, housing more than 4,000 exclusive artifacts collections, such as antique windows, wood, stoneware, agricultural tools, musical instruments, old carts, stone, doors, pillars, and railings are on display. This museum presents Goa's anachronistic agrarian knowledge and royal lifestyle to visitors.
While visiting Margao, you won't want to miss the organic farm internationally famed for its numerous farming products, such as sugarcane, herbs, vegetables, spices, and rice. If you are looking for a tour that explores Goa's colorful culture, this is the tour for you.
Please Note: A tourist visa is required to debark in India. Cruise lines do not usually provide this visa, therefore, you will need to obtain one prior to your cruise.