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Heritage Trails: Deccan Forts to Goan Beaches


8 Nights / 9 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people




Embark on an enriching journey through the “Heritage Trails: Deccan Forts to Goan Beaches” tour, spanning historical marvels and coastal delights. Begin in Hyderabad, exploring its ancient allure at Golconda Fort and the majestic Qutubshahi Tombs. Journey onwards to Gulbarga and Bijapur, where medieval forts and architectural wonders like Gol Gumbaz await. Transition to Kolhapur, steeped in myth and history, before venturing into Goa’s sun-kissed realm. Discover Old Goa’s UNESCO-listed churches and the imposing Aguada Fort, then unwind along iconic beaches like Calangute and Baga. This tour blends rich heritage with coastal bliss, promising an unforgettable exploration of South India’s cultural tapestry and natural beauty.


  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by Amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 $ 2,153.00
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 $ 3,494.00
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 $ 5,245.00
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 $ 6,757.00
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 $ 8,670.00
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 $ 10,182.00
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 $ 12,335.00
8 Discount on 9-person group 9 9 $ 13,877.00
9 Discount on 10-person group 10 10 $ 15,419.00


Day 1: Arrive Hyderabad

On arrival at Hyderabad airport, you'll be greeted by our representative who will assist you to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax and settle in. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Hyderabad

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a journey through Hyderabad's rich history. Begin with the majestic Golconda Fort Complex, known for its impressive architecture and strategic location. Explore the nearby Qutubshahi Tombs, showcasing intricate Persian and Indian architectural styles. Visit the iconic Charminar, a symbol of Hyderabad, and the nearby Mecca Mosque, an exquisite example of Islamic art and architecture. Discover the extensive collection at the Salarjung Museum, housing artifacts from around the world, and stroll through the opulent Chowmohalla Palace, once the seat of the Nizams. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Hyderabad - Gulbarga (260kms)

After breakfast, depart for Gulbarga. En route, visit Bidar Fort, an imposing structure with significant historical importance. Explore Mahmud Gawan Madarsa, a medieval Islamic school known for its architectural beauty and cultural significance. Continue to Bahmani Tombs, showcasing the royal necropolis of the Bahmani Sultanate. Arrive in Gulbarga and check in at the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 4: Gulbarga - Bijapur (170kms)

Start the day with a visit to Gulbarga Fort, originally constructed by Raja Gulchand and later fortified by the Bahmani Sultanate. Explore Jama Masjid, an architectural marvel with its grand structure and historical significance. After sightseeing, drive to Bijapur and check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Bijapur - Kolhapur (185kms)

Begin the day with a comprehensive city tour of Bijapur. Visit Bijapur Fort, a sprawling complex with an array of monuments dating back to the Adil Shahi dynasty. Highlights include Asar Mahal, known for its beautiful architecture and historical artifacts, and Bara Kaman, an unfinished mausoleum. Explore Gol Gumbaz, famous for its massive dome and whispering gallery. Visit Jama Masjid, Malik-e-Maidan Cannon, Mehtar Mahal & The Ibrahims Rouza. Drive to Kolhapur and check in at the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 6: Kolhapur - Goa (225kms)

After breakfast, visit Mahalakshmi Temple, an ancient Hindu shrine dedicated to Goddess Mahalakshmi, renowned for its spiritual significance and architectural grandeur. Explore Bhavani Mandap, an old palace complex with historical artifacts and intricate craftsmanship. Drive to Goa via Belgaum. Visit Belgaum Fort, a historic fortress dating back to the 13th century, and admire its impressive architecture. Explore Kapileshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and St. Mary's Church, a colonial-era church with Gothic architecture. Arrive in Goa and check in at the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 7: Goa

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before exploring the heritage sites of Old Goa. Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site housing the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. Discover the grandeur of St. Cathedral, the largest church in Asia, and the nearby Church of Our Lady of Miracles and Church of Our Lady of Rosary. Visit the Nunnery of St. Monica, reflecting Goa's rich Christian heritage. Explore Aguada Fort, built by the Portuguese to guard against Dutch and Maratha invasions. Visit the Portuguese lighthouse for panoramic views of the coastline. In South Goa, visit Mangueshi Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and Shanta Durga Temple, devoted to the goddess of peace. Drive past scenic beaches such as Calangute, Dona Paula, Miramar, and Baga Beach, known for their golden sands and vibrant atmosphere. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8: Goa

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a leisurely day to relax on the beach or indulge in personal activities such as water sports, shopping, or exploring local markets. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9: Goa - Departure

After breakfast, as per your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the Goa airport for your onward journey. Meal plan: Breakfast.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 8 Nights accommodation in 4-Star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plane.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Tour's Location


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

Hotels used or similar for 8 night accommodation

3 Star Hotels
Hyderabad x 2 nights: Hotel Abode/ Aditya Park
Gulbarga x 1 night: Kyriad Hotel Gulbarga by OTHPL/ Mastiff Select
Bijapur x 1 night: The Fern Residency/ Kyriad Hotel Vijayapura by OTHPL
Kolhapur x 1 night: Veeksar The Fern/ Citrus Hotel
Goa x 3 nights: The Fern Residency Miramar/ Zone Connect Hotel Parra

Can travelers upgrade the accommodation to 5-star hotels?

Yes, travelers can upgrade the accommodation to 5-star hotels by paying the supplement. Please send inquiry for same from the booking page to get the price quote.


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