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The Festival of Flag | August 2018 | Divar Islands, Goa      North Goa

7500 3D/2N

Overview

When the fields are lush green and the dark clouds adorn the sky, the picturesque village of Divar comes alive…As we roll back the history of this country side island, there are tales that talks about few in this village community getting into loggerheads over property disputes. The Portuguese rulers of that time came up with a solution to demarcate the boundaries using flags or ‘bandeiras’. But the village community as a whole started protesting against this division by knocking down the flags. This historical incident always remained in the memory of these villagers and every year as part of their tradition they celebrate this age-old festival of – Bonderam on 4th Saturday of August. This event is also known as Monsoon festival of Goa as they do their first harvest of the year during this time.

This year the carnival will be held on 18th August 18′.

Come join us to be part of this colourful festival, relish authentic Goan cuisine, take a tour in and around this idylic island to explore historical places and Portuguese architecture. A perfect & unique Goa weekend getaway in August!!

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Highlights

  • Exclusive access to behind the scenes of the carnival preparation
  • Be part of the celebration with the locals
  • Relish authentic Goan cuisines as you indulge in music, dance and drama during the parade
  • Take a tour around Divar islands in a ferry
  • Walk around the village lanes to explore history, culture and Portuguese architechture

Stay: Stay in a comfortable home with a local family.

Meals: Breakfast

Activities: Rafting

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Pricing

  • Price: INR 7500/- per person

Inclusions

  • Stay with breakfast in a comfortable home with a local family.
  • Sightseeing around Divar islands - Charao bird sanctuary, Old goa, Panjim
  • Solkadi- A special meal arrangement with a local family. Veg/Non-veg food arranged based on preference.
  • Pick up/ drop facility
  • Sightseeing transfers

Exclusions

  • Any items/services which are personal in nature
  • Any medical expenses.

Other Important Information

  • Divar island can be reached only by a ferry. There are three ferry points - Ribandar, Old goa, Naiva Nearest Airport is Dabolim (35 km). Closest railway stations Thivim (20 km) & Madgaon (45 km). Nearest bus stand is Panjim.
  • Limited entries- Min pax 4 & Max pax 20. Book now.

Cancellation policy

  • 50% Refund if cancelled 7 days before the trip start date.
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