Experience is a great teacher, and here we do it with the best - people who have been a part of this place since as long as they can remember! They have carved out a niche for themselves in their respective fields. These experts come around to show you their backyards :)

This trail is for locals as well as tourists and includes snacks.



3 Hours Available on request Pacheco Vaddo, Goa
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Guided Tour
  • Snacks / Breakfast
  • Soul Travelling Goodies
  • First Aid / Medical kit

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.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Insurance 
What makes this tour special

Damodar Mauzo  is a Goan short story writer, novelist, critic and scriptwriter in Konkani language. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1983 for the novel Karmelin and the Vimala V. Pai Vishwa Konkani Sahitya Puraskar award for his novel Tsunami Simon in 2011.His collection of Short stories Teresa's Man and Other Stories from Goa was nominated for the Frank O'Connor International award in 2015.

Damodar Mauzo after his graduation returned to Goa to run his family shop, this kept him close to the people of his village which is predominantly Catholic. This influence is obvious in his writing which is an authentic depiction of the life of Catholic people in Goa. He began his writing career with short stories with the first collection Ganthon published in the year 1971.So far he has authored five short story collections with Sapon Mogi in 2014 being the latest. Meanwhile, he wrote the novel Karmelin which won him the 1983 Sahitya Akademi Award. The novel deals with the suffering and sexual exploitation of the ayahs (house maids) working in Persian Gulf countries and it has been translated into twelve languages. Sood (1975) is a novella written about the revenge of a freedom fighter's son. In 2006, a film with the same title was made based on this novella

Bhai, as he is fondly known, takes us on a walk in his beloved village of Majorda.


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
  • 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
Mother of God Church, Igreja Pereira Ward Road, Pacheco Vaddo, Majorda, Goa, India View on Map
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