Duration: 04 Days
Location: Anjuna, Goa
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  • This itinerary is for those looking for an up close and personal experience of Goa’s beautiful backwaters. Very rarely do tourists venture inland to discover Goa’s hinterland rich in varied flora and fauna. The mangrove-lined banks of the River Mandovi, between Charao and Divar Islands, gives you a perfect glimpse of the  lush vegetation, exotic variety of birds and if you are lucky, spot some crocodiles sunbathing on the banks of the river.


    • Sailing on a sail yacht in the backwaters.
    • Swimming in the cool waters of the river.
    • Kayaking among mangroves.
    • River Fishing.
    • Accommodation in Anjuna’s top boutique hotel.

    Highly Recommended:  This trip can be an extension to other Discover Goa itineraries listed under Goa.

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  • Day 1

    Arrival to Goa. Our representative will be waiting outside the Dabolim Airport or train station holding a placard with your name on it. You will be driven to your hotel in a private AC car.

    Prior to dinner, a short film on Goa will be showcased at the hotel accompanied with a local cocktail / mocktail. A sumptuous Goan dinner will be served at the in house restaurant to end your day on a perfect note.

    Meals included: Dinner.

    Day 2

    Post breakfast, you will be collected from the hotel for your backwaters trip. Head to the serene and green backwater’s of Goa, which is much neglected during peak season. Sail in a sail boat and experience the natural beauty of its mangroves and catch sightings of local flora and fauna. Enjoy swimming in the cool waters of the river.

    Late morning, try your hand at fishing and kayaking. Post activities, lunch will be served. Drop back to the hotel.

    Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch.

    Day 3

    Day at leisure. Choose from our many optional trips at the hotel, depending on your interest or spend the day, exploring the nearby villages, beaches and forts.

    Meals included: Breakfast.

    Day 4

    Day at leisure to bask in the sun or choose from our many optional trips at the hotel, depending on your interest and time of departure. Drop to the airport or train station in a private AC car.

    Meals included: Breakfast.

  • Trip Cost varies based on travel season (high to low), your choice of accommodation (comfort or deluxe room), flight (economy to first class), optional tours and other special requests. Kindly email us at to get the correct price for your selected trip.

    Accommodation Type for this trip: Boutique Hotel

    Our hospitality partner is Spazio Leisure Resort, a beautiful boutique hotel set in the heart of the quaint village Anjuna. Designed in Goan Portuguese architecture, the stylish yet inspirational resort in its warm yellow hues, is the perfect location for you to relax and enjoy true Goan hospitality.


    • Accommodation on double or twin sharing basis.
    • Meals mentioned in the itinerary. Welcome drink on arrival and cocktail / mocktail on first day only.
    • Backwaters trip for 2 persons on group sharing basis.
    • Private AC transfers from / to airport or train station.
    • All taxes included.


    • International or Domestic Flights to Goa.
    • Visa Fees / Travel insurance / Airport & Government Charges.
    • Meals and beverages not mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Laundry, telephone calls, and incidentals and personal expenses are not covered.
    • Gratuities to driver or hotel staff.