Holiday Station Blog http://www.touringoa.com/blog/ Latest Products Wed, 03 Mar 2021 16:43:37 +0530 en-us http://www.touringoa.com Explore the Scintillating Beauty of Goa by Booking Goa Tour Packages http://www.touringoa.com/blog/explore-the-scintillating-beauty-of-goa-by-booking-goa-tour-packages_7040.htm Fri, 31 May 2019 14:37:16 +0530 <p style="text-align: justify;">Blessed with surreal landscapes, gushing waterfalls and azure water of the Arabian Sea, Goa has always been a famous holiday destination for people for decades. Boasting some of the most beautiful beaches in the country and picturesque environs, this party capital of India makes one of the best places to visit anytime during the year. Goa is also one of the popular beach destinations in the country that receives hordes of foreign tourists from many parts of the world each year. Popular as the ‘tourist paradise’ in India, Goa is considered as the most sought after destination when it comes to partying throughout the night or relaxing by the beach during the day. This city is diverse mixes of enthralling beaches, crazy parties, adrenaline activities, surreal nature, exciting flea markets, and history. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>What makes Goa so popular among tourists?</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Beauty and beaches: Goa's long stretch of sandy coastline is renowned for its multitude of beaches. With numerous resorts, pubs, hotels the North Goa beaches like Baga, Candolim, Anjuna, Calangute are more crowded and commercialized than South Goa beaches like Colva, Agonda, Palolem, Morjim, Cavelossim, etc. Depending on the kind of experience you want to have, you have to choose the area you want to stay and <a href="https://www.touringoa.com/goa-tour-packages.htm" target="_blank">book affordable Goa holiday packages online</a>.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">• <strong>Water sports</strong>: To satiate your adventure thirsty soul, Goa offers numerous water sports activities like jet skiing, parasailing, scuba diving, wakeboarding, etc. You can book these activities individually online or ask your tour operator to customize a package covering the adventure activity of your choice.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">• <strong>Historical monuments</strong>: Some of the ancient monuments and churches of the pre-Portuguese era that Goa boasts is Basilica de Bom Jesus, Church & Convent of St Francis of Assisi, Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, etc.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Whether you are just looking for affordable Goa tours or customised trips including adventure activities and therapeutic spa sessions, you can find a wide variety of packages on the travel website. All the important facilities such as comfortable accommodations, sightseeing tours, adventure activities, and hassle-free transfers are included in the holiday packages. From a luxurious Goa package for honeymooners to the best budget-friendly Goa holiday packages, at Touringoa.com you will find tour programs that are meticulously designed by their travel experts keeping in mind different budgets and choices of travellers. Whether you book a budget-friendly holiday package or opt for a high-end one, following are some of the aspects that you can expect from this travel agency.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">• They create tour plans as per the client’s budget and preferred itinerary.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">• They have a wide variety of packages to choose from.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">• From creating a cost-effective tour plan, booking tickets to ensuring a satisfactory ending of the entire Goa trip, the tour planners are always there to help you on every stage.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">• To meet your exclusive need, they can even create a customized plan for their clients. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">To curate memories of a lifetime and that too within your pocket, just need to pick a Goa package as per your preference and budget and be rest assured.</p> Ashtavinayak Yatra Tour - A must in a life time http://www.touringoa.com/blog/ashtavinayak-yatra-tour-a-must-in-a-life-time_7176.htm Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:19:11 +0530 <p style="text-align: justify;">Ashtavinayak which means 8 Ganesha’s in Sanskrit and signifies unity. This tour is a pilgrimage trip to the very old 8 Hindu temples in the state of Maharashtra which is the house of 8 idols which are distinct from Ganesh. The Ashtavinayak mainly covers all the eight holy temples of Ganesh which are all around Pune. The eight temples are very old ones and have their individual history, which is very distinct from each other just the way all murti’s of Ganesh are distinct from each other. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">There is also a common belief that to complete the Ashtavinayak yatra; one needs first to book Ashtavinayak yatra tour is such a way that first the individual visits the Ganpati, and then visits all 8 Ganpati’s again. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>The 8 Temples Which Come Under the Ashtavinayak Yatra Tour:</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">There are eight temples or Idols of the Ashtavinayak, in the religious sequence these are:</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>1. Moreshwar Temple:</strong> Located in Morgaon Pune. It is always the first temple to be visited on this <a href="https://www.touringoa.com/tour-packages/ashtavinayak-yatra-tour.htm" target="_blank">Ashtavinayak Yatra Tour from Goa</a>. This is one of the most important temples in this Yatra which everyone does cover.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>2. Siddhivinayak Temple</strong>: It is one of the very renowned temples of Maharashtra. There is a murti with the trunk which is positioned to the right. A specialty of this temple is that it has been believed that the two saints Shri Morya Gosavi and Shri Narayan Maharaj have been witnessed to receive enlightenment here. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>3. Ballaleshwar Temple:</strong> It is situated in Pali, Raigad district. The story behind the name of this temple is quite interesting. It has been believed that Lord Ganesh had saved a boy which was a devotee whose name was Ballala and his father was beaten badly by the villagers. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>4. Varadavinayak Temple:</strong> It is situated in Mahad which is near Khopoli in Raigad district. Varadavinayak is the only temple amongst all the other temples where the devotees who visit the temple are allowed to pay the homepage and shower respect to the idol. The devotees are allowed to perform prayers near the icon. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>5. Chintamani Temple:</strong> It is situated in The, Pune district. It has been believed that Ganesha was the one who got back the Chintamani jewel, which is extremely precious. Hence, the name Chintamani comes from here. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>6. Girijatmaj Temple:</strong> It is situated in Lenyadri, in the Pune district. This temple is one of the most beautiful ones with a great location. It has been built in such a way that it has natural lighting during the day, which comes from the Sun Light. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>7. Vighneshwar Temple:</strong> It is situated in Ozar, Pune district. The pinnacles of this temple are made of pure gold. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>8. Mahaganapati Temple:</strong> It is situated in Ranjangaon, Pune district. The temple is seated on Lotus which gives it a beautiful appearance. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">There are various 1 night / 2 days Ashtavinayak tour packages available and going for this tour is a must at least once in a lifetime for each one of us.</p>