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Feast of St.Francis Xavier Package

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Day 1Arrival in Goa
  • Arrive in Goa, India, where the Feast of St. Francis Xavier is celebrated with great enthusiasm.
  • Check into your hotel and freshen up.
  • Spend the day exploring the local area or relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Goa.
  • In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner featuring Goan cuisine.
  • Attend Mass at the Basilica of Bom Jesus in Old Goa, where the body of St. Francis Xavier is enshrined.
  • Join the procession of the relics of St. Francis Xavier through the streets of Old Goa, accompanied by traditional music and dance.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Feast Day celebrations, which include cultural performances, food stalls, and religious ceremonies.
  • Visit other historic churches and monuments in Old Goa, such as the Se Cathedral and Church of St. Cajetan.
  • Explore the rich cultural heritage of Goa with visits to museums and art galleries showcasing Goan history and art.
  • Take a guided tour of a spice plantation to learn about the spices that have shaped Goan cuisine.
  • Enjoy a traditional Goan lunch featuring local delicacies.
  • In the afternoon, relax on a sunset cruise along the Mandovi River, taking in panoramic views of the Goan coastline.
  • Embark on a day trip to explore the natural beauty of Goa, including its pristine beaches and lush landscapes.
  • Participate in water sports such as parasailing, jet skiing, or banana boat rides.
  • Visit a wildlife sanctuary or bird sanctuary to observe Goa’s diverse flora and fauna.
  • Enjoy a seafood dinner at a beachside shack, sampling fresh catches from the Arabian Sea.

heck out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your onward journey, taking with you fond memories of the Feast of St. Francis Xavier and your time in Goa.

This itinerary provides a balance of religious, cultural, and outdoor experiences, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the festivities surrounding the Feast of St. Francis Xavier while also exploring the beauty and charm of Goa.

Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis Xavier in style with our exclusive package, offering a unique and personalized tour experience. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture surrounding this revered saint, as you explore breathtaking sites and indulge in delicious cuisine tailored to your preferences.

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Step into a world of spiritual enlightenment and cultural richness with the Feast of St. Francis Xavier Package. Immerse yourself in the vibrant festivities honoring one of the most revered saints in Catholic history. From solemn processions to joyful celebrations, this package offers a unique opportunity to witness firsthand the deep-rooted traditions and customs that have been passed down through generations. Indulge in delectable local cuisine, steeped in flavors that reflect the diverse influences of Portuguese, Indian, and Southeast Asian cuisine. Explore historical sites and marvel at breathtaking architecture that tells tales of centuries past. With carefully curated experiences tailored to showcase the best of Goan heritage, the Feast of St. Francis Xavier Package promises an unforgettable journey filled with spiritual reflection, cultural discovery, and lasting memories.

  • Airport/Railway Station/Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English speaking driver
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Distilled water bottle
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Transport by private AC vehicle
  • An accompanying Walk Explorer
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Our FAQ's

The Feast of St. Francis Xavier is an annual religious event celebrated in honor of St. Francis Xavier, a prominent Roman Catholic missionary known for his evangelization work in Asia during the 16th century. The feast commemorates his life and contributions to Christianity.

Our Feast of St. Francis Xavier Package typically includes accommodation, transportation, guided tours to significant religious sites associated with St. Francis Xavier, participation in religious ceremonies and festivities, and optional cultural experiences.

The Feast of St. Francis Xavier is celebrated annually on December 3rd in Goa, India, where the saint's relics are housed in the Basilica of Bom Jesus. It's a significant event for the Catholic community and attracts pilgrims and tourists from around the world.

The package may include attendance at religious ceremonies, visitation to the Basilica of Bom Jesus and other churches associated with St. Francis Xavier, cultural performances, guided tours of historic sites, and opportunities to explore Goan cuisine and traditions.

There are generally no specific age restrictions for participating in the Feast of St. Francis Xavier Package. However, certain activities may be more suitable for certain age groups, and it's essential to consider individual preferences and needs.

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