Discover the wildlife and local community of Goa on this full-day jungle adventure at the Shanti Nature Resort. Explore a tribal village and delight in a thrilling elephant ride. Dine on traditional Indian fare, and visit a 12th-century Hindu temple.
What to Expect
Embark on an action-packed jungle adventure at the beautiful Shanti Nature Resort on this full-day tour from Goa.
Journey to the Shanti Nature Resort, located within the large jungle and wildlife sanctuary of Bhagwan Mahavir. Upon arrival, be treated to breakfast and admire the charm of this quaint village designed to reflect the local indigenous lifestyle. Hop onto the back of an elephant for a short ride to the heart of the resort. Afterward, tour the grounds in an oxcart and learn about the lifestyle of local tribal people.
Enjoy a traditional Goan lunch, then follow your guide on a leisurely walk through the jungle. See the large assortment of flora and fauna as your guide relates interesting facts about herbal remedies provided by the trees and spices. Reach 12th-century Tambdi Surla Temple, the oldest temple in Goa. Admire the temple's intricate carvings of Hindu gods and goddesses while learning about the structure's purpose as a place of worship.
Then make your way to a nearby lake for an up-close encounter with friendly elephants. Have the chance to feed the elephants and join them in the lake for a refreshing swim before returning to Goa.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
- Services of an English-speaking guide
- Breakfast and lunch
- Elephant ride
- Bottled water
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
Payment & Cancellation Policy:
Full payment will be required at the time of tour confirmation.
7 days prior to the commencement of the tour: no cancellation charges.
3-6 days prior to date of travel: 50% cancellation charges.
Less than 48 hours: no refund.