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Olaulim Village Saunter and Backwater Kayaking

  • PRESENTED BY:

    Make It Happen

  • TYPE OF EXPERIENCE:

    Signature

  • LOCATION:

    Goa

  • PRICE:

    From Rs. 2000

  • DURATION:

    3 hours

  • PHYSICAL INTENSITY:

    Medium ?

  • GROUP SIZE:

    20

  • Adventure
  • Architecture
  • Art & Design
  • Culture
  • Cycling
  • Drink
  • Food
  • History
  • Lifestyle
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Outdoors
  • Water / Marine Life

About the Experience

Explore the ‘Valley of the Early Settlers’ that has now evolved into the idyllic village of Olaulim in North Goa. Experience a part of Goa that is free of commercialization, as you traverse through lush fields, quaint homes and hidden chapels. Feel reinvigorated as you discover the natural beauty of Olaulim kayaking through its serene backwaters!
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Highlights

  • Discover the minimalist, agrarian lifestyle of the local community that continues to thrive to this day.
  • Learn about indigenous crops and plants, and their significance in local rituals and culture.
  • Marvel at ancient fishing techniques that have been preserved across generations.
  • Visit the site of the 350-year-old Church of St. Anne.
  • Enjoy the picturesque surroundings with a kayaking experience through the surrounding backwaters.
  • Experience led by a knowledgeable local storyteller. 
  • Introduction to the village of Olaulim at the parish church (enry inside the church is not permitted).
  • Access to the village wards.
  • Tasting of Goan sweets and savories with a refreshing beverage.
  • Kayaking in the backwaters of Olaulim 
  • Hotel pickups and drops (although this can be arranged at an added cost).
  • Meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner).
  • Sightseeing points that fall outside of the curated route.
  • We do not provide umbrellas, raincoats, hats/caps, face-masks or sanitizers. 

  • Please carry your own water bottle. 
  • We recommend wearing comfortable footwear and sunscreen/sunglasses.
  • Please also carry your own umbrella/raincoat or cap/hat (as the weather dictates).

  • All our tour presenters and hosts will be wearing a face mask.
  • We will avoid physical contact with guests like handshakes.
  • We will be serving refreshments / meals (if applicable) in places that follow hygiene and sanitary guidelines approved by Make It Happen.
  • All enclosed spaces will be sanitized.
  • Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • If we cancel the experience due to unavoidable circumstances, then a full refund will be processed.
  • For groups sizes of 15 and above, refund upon cancellation will be provided if cancellation is done 7 days prior to the booking date of the experience.

Our Storytellers

Our experiences are led by passionate, professional, English-speaking local storytellers.

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