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Want to experience the real Goa? Hop on to IRCTC’s bus tour for just ₹400! 
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Want to experience the real Goa? Hop on to IRCTC’s bus tour for just ₹400! 

Akanksha Singh

Akanksha Singh

If you’re in Goa and want to experience the city like never before, get aboard IRCTC’s Hop On Hop Off Bus tour where you can experience the taste of real Goa without dishing out the big bucks.

Goan architecture has a very strong Portuguese influence
Goan architecture has a very strong Portuguese influence

Goa has it all, the scenic beauty, the natural charm, the mesmerizing architecture and a culture which is like no other, and this is why Goa is often referred to as the ‘Tourist’s Paradise’. Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is offering the perfect way to bask in the glory of Goa and experience every thing it has to offer through the Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour.

The tour package costs only ₹ 400 per person for North and South Goa respectively and you can have the combined package for merely ₹ 600. The tour starts everyday from 9 AM in the morning and ends in the evening at 6 PM. The tour covers most aspects of North and South Goa, be it the old neighbourhoods, churches, or the most happening of beaches, you can experience all the beautiful sides of Goa through the different routes that the tour offers.

Routes

Want to experience the real Goa? Hop on to IRCTC’s bus tour for just ₹400! 

There are three routes included in the tour packages, North Goa, South Goa and a combined North and South Goa tour.

North Goa- Starting from Calangute Beach Junction, with this tour you can visit the famous sightseeing places like Fort Aguada, Sinquerim Beach/Fort, Condolim Beach, St. Antony Chapel, St. Alex Church, Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, Anjuna Beach, Chapora Fort and finally the popular Vagator Beach.

South Goa- Starting at GTDC Multilevel Parking, this tour covers places such as, Dona Paula, Goa Science Museum, Miramar Beach, Kala Academy, Bhagwan Mahaveer Garden, Panjim Market, Casino Point, River Boat Cruise and ends with a tour of Old Goa {Basilica of Bom Jesus (St. Francis Xavier), Se Cathedral, St. Catherine Chapel, Arc of Viceroy, ASI Museum & St. Augustine}.

The combined third route covers both North Goa and South Goa including the Mall De Goa and Saligaon Church.

Want to experience the real Goa? Hop on to IRCTC’s bus tour for just ₹400! 
Source: IRCTC

The best part is that the running commentary is available in several languages on the IRCTC app and the guest relation executive in each bus will be equipped to help the passengers with any problem. The booking has to be made at least 4 days prior to the tour on the IRCTC portal or offline and the confirmation e-mail has to be carried by passengers.

The tour also includes safety features and easy cancellations, for booking the tour tickets or more details about the tour visit the official IRCTC website.

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