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A day in the life of a Tribal Village

Cotigao Santuary, South Goa

- 10 Guests
12 hrs Duration
7.00 am Start Time
All days
All year Season
Nestled in the Cotigao wildlife sanctuary is a small village surrounded by the forest .Those who live in harmony with nature with mutual respect for each other. The people who live here are the original inhabitants of the land which we now call Goa. Over years and generations, the villagers are have protected their forests and wildlife and conserved areas like sacred groves and sacred waterbodies.


  1. Get to closely see a very ancient forest cover 
  2. Meet with the original inhabitants of the land we call Goa.
  3. A chance to observe, participate and eat home cooked original Goan food.
  4. Get to listen to stories and lore from the village.

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What your Exploration includes , excludes & what to get

  • Inclusions
  • Exclusions
  • Itinerary
  • Getting ready
Guided Tour with subject expert
Transport to and from from village
Entry fees to Sanctuary & Permissions
First Aid Kit
Traditional breakfast at the village
Traditional Goan village lunch platter
Evening Tea
Transport to the boarding sites
Meals and snacks not included in inclusions
Beverages not included in inclusions
Charges for cameras and Video equipment owned by guests
Personal expenses and requirements
  1. Arrival
  2. Drive through the jungle
  3. Visit the host house and get a glimpse into its architecture and building technique 
  4. Traditional Breakfast of the villagers 
  5. Play Logorio- A village game going back centuries 
  6. View & participate in firewood cooking with village elders cooking traditional recipes 
  7. Lunch - Whole Goan platter with a traditional recipes 
  8. Visit village deity the Ramnath temple
  9. Visit the Sati stone- a medieval era sculpture & understand its origins 



What you should wear

  1. Comfortable clothes for jungle walking 
  2. Appropriate footwear  like  covered shoes 
  3. A cap or a hat 
  4. Sunglasses 

What you should get along 

  1. Camera 
  2. Insect repellant ( optional)
  3. Non disposable water bottle 
  4. Your prescription glasses if any 

Location Map


  1. This a eco sensitive area – Littering is strictly prohibited.
  2. Please carry your own water bottle which can be filled at predetermined stops.
  3. We do not encourage alcohol consumption & smoking  during this tour.
  4. Cancellation of tour once booked is not possible.
  5. Rescheduling can be done subject to availability.

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Per Person for

minimum 4 Guests
Rs. 2000

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