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Private Tour: Braganza House, Goa Chitra Museum, Palacio Do Deao and Ancestral Goa

Private Tour: Braganza House, Goa Chitra Museum, Palacio Do Deao and Ancestral Goa
Duration:
8 hours
From:
USD 80.00
Heritage tourism in Goa is worth the time to invest in. Take a private tour as you will visit some of Goa's most beautiful Indo-Portuguese establishments. See Ancestral Goa in Loutilim, Branganza Mansion, Palacio de Deo in Quepem and the Goa Chitra Museum.

Private Cultural Tour: Ancestral Goa, Shantadurga Temple and Spice Village Including Lunch

Private Cultural Tour: Ancestral Goa, Shantadurga Temple and Spice Village Including Lunch
Duration:
7-8 hours
From:
USD 71.00
Gain a deeper insight of Goa's cultural heritage, Hindu religion and robust cuisine on this private full-day tour. With your guide, visit Ancestral Goa, a center for preserving art, culture and the environment; two Hindu temples, displaying India's many Portuguese influences; and a spice village, where you'll discover India's most important and iconic commodity. Enjoy an authentic Indian lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off.

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Goa Airport TransfersHave a driver waiting exclusively for you at the Goa Airport -- Book a safe and convenient Goa Airport private car transfer from USD 54. See the Goa Airport Private Transfer page for rates and details.
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 Official Goa Airport Taxi Service

 

Official Goa Airport Taxi Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the official Goa Airport taxi service.

Using a taxi from the pre-paid booth reduces the chances of you being ripped off.

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Official Goa Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Goa Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (INR or Indian Rupee). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency.


  • Panaji city centre INR 350-475 with a travel time of 40 minutes
    Candolim INR 480 with a travel time of 60 minutes



 
Goa Taxi Payment: Cash only
Goa Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping optional, Round up to next bill/large coin



Official Goa Airport Taxi Details

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A pre-paid Goa Airport taxi booth is located directly outside the terminal.

 

Don’t give your pre-paid taxi voucher to the driver when you get into the car. It should only be handed over when you have arrived at the destination you specify (this reduced the liklihood of you being scammed (see below), as your driver will need the pre-paid voucher to be paid for the ride. 

 

We also offer a Goa Airport Private Transfer service with a private vehicle to all beach areas and beyond    .





Arrive or depart stress-free at the Goa Airport by pre-booking your private Goa Airport transfer.
See our Goa Airport private transfer options page for more information and pricing.


 Goa Airport Taxi Scams


Touts

Many scams are in operation at the Goa Airport and you are recommended to use a pre-paid taxi, rather than one of the hordes of taxi touts who will meet to try and swindle you with their ridiculous rates.

 

The Hotel Switch

In this scam, your taxi driver tells you that your does not exist, or it has closed, or it is full... or he simply cannot find it. He then suggests taking you to another hotel, or perhaps a travel agent to make another booking. It’s all fixed: the so-called travel agent and hotel are owned by his friends, and he gets a kickback. Be firm, and insist to be taken to the hotel you have chosen.

 

Pre-Paid Taxi False Sense of Security 

You might think that because you have a pre-paid taxi voucher that you are not at risk of being scammed, but this is not true. To avoid trickery such as the scam above, be sure to hold onto your pre-paid taxi voucher, and do NOT give it to the driver until you arrive at your hotel.

 

Tip: you are most likely to be scammed if it is revealed that it is your first trip to India and are tired. Even if you are are exhausted and overwhelmed upon arrival, do your best to freshen up, look alert and do not talk about it being your first trip to India.

 

Tip: it is a good idea to have the hotel name and address written down (and in Chinese, if possible). 




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Last Updated: 28 May 2017