Trail Overview

The ancient city of Chandor ( Chandrapur ) served as the first capital of Goa for the Bhojas and the Kadambas.

Right from an Excavation site to the Goa's most famous houses built in the Portuguese era, Chandor is a place that never ceases to amaze you. This journey also includes a visit to St Tiago chapel, outside which you find the stone with the curse of the queenWe have visits to some prominent houses of this area included in the trail.

The Trail will help you discover the Origins of Goa, and compare it with the contemporary lifestyle. The walk is for tourists as well as locals :)

2 Hours 30 Minutes Available on request Villa Formosa, Goa
What's on Us and What's on You!

What is included in the tour

  • Guided Tour
  • Visit Old Indo Portuguese houses
  • Excavated Site Visit
  • Snacks
  • Soul Travelling Goodies

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any meals/services not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Insurance 
What makes this tour special
  • Every house of Goa has a story to tell, and we explore the best of them
  • Unearth stories behind imported decorative, furniture and wall art from the decedents of these majestic houses
  • Our visit to the first capital of Goa is full of stories of the Kadamba dynasty 
  • Find out what is so curious about the St Tiago chapel and a festival inherited from ancestors centuries ago
  • The secret of why Chandor was cursed by a queen 
  •  Investigate the ruins of the City Temple



Things to know

  • Please cooperate with the tour expert to maintain time and decorum
  • This activity is suitable for people above the age of 10 years
  • Usage of any recording device is strictly prohibited
  • Heritage sites and temples may require appropriate attire, that covers knees and shoulders
  • The guide is a local expert with in-depth knowledge and insight.

Recommended Backpack Essentials

  • Camera 
  • Medication (if any)
  • Water
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella
Pickup point
Nossa Senhora de Belem Church, Villa Formosa, Chandor, Goa, India View on Map