Trail Overview

As the calendar turns to 2024, Goa, a gem on the western coast of India, gears up for its annual extravaganza – the Goa Carnival. This event is not just another festival; it’s a symphony of Goa’s rich cultural tapestry, celebrated with an exuberance that is both unique and infectious. The carnival transcends mere enjoyment, emerging as a vivid showcase of diverse traditions and heritages. Each moment is a burst of colours, reflecting the vibrant soul of Goan life. 

Imagine streets lined with flamboyant floats, each a masterpiece of creativity, narrating tales of folklore and contemporary themes alike. Musicians create a rhythmic backdrop with their melodies, while dancers in elaborate costumes whirl in synchrony, their feet tapping to the beats of traditional Goan music. The air is filled with the aroma of delicious Goan cuisine, tempting visitors with a taste of the local lifestyle. At the heart of this celebration is the spirit of joy and togetherness, uniting people from all walks of life in a grand, communal dance of celebration. Arriving ready for excitement? 

You’re just moments away from discovering exactly how colours blend harmoniously, representing each community member’s culture present here.

Note: This is a walking trail.

Start Time: 3:30 pm

Trail Duration: 4.5 hours

4 Hours 30 Minutes Available on request Altinho, Goa
What's on Us and What's on You!

What is included in the tour

  • Guided Tour
  • Snacks
  • Soul Traveling Goodies
  • All Entry Fees

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Bottled Drinking Water
  • Transport
  • Personal Expenses
  • Additional time beyond the standard duration
What makes this tour special
  • Storytelling around carnival traditions in Goa 
  • Feni Tasting Experience at a Goan Mansion
  • Face Painting and Carnival Themed Props
  • Carnival Themed Goan Snacks and drinks
  • Participation in Samba Square Celebrations
  • Meet at St. Sebastian chapel
  • Feni Tasting and Face painting
  • Street Parading
  • Samba Square
  • Drink at a Pub
  • Ice cream!
Pickup point
Gitanjali Gallery, Rua 31 de Janeiro, Fontainhas (quarter), Altinho, Panaji, Goa, India View on Map