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Cholta Cholta - CLOSED

Bookworm, Santissmo Vaddo | Near St. Michael's Church, Panjim 403002, India
+91 77093 11929
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Knowing About Goa

If you are visiting Goa for the first time and are curious to know all about Goa, this is the best... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2015
Annnyy
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Very helpful staff

Tried to arrange a walk with them of Old Goa and the lady was very courteous, full of information... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2014
Beth N
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Alabaster, Alabama
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Cholta Cholta, meaning ‘whilst walking’ in Konkani, the local language of Goa, allows you to explore and experience Panjim city and its surroundings in a meaningful way. Walking tours enable the visitor to touch base with local life and have close up views and stories shared.Panjim is made for walking. It is a city of small streets, alley ways and remarkable history couched in old buildings and forgotten structures. Panjim cannot be explored by car or bus. You must cholta when in Panjim.Our walking tours are designed to provide the visitor with first hand experiences and in-depth understanding. Tours are themed and scheduled ahead of time.Cholta tours end with breakfast at a local restaurant to experience the true flavour of a Goan morning. All tours are conducted in English and are led by local experts who support walking and learning. Tours are typically timed to last around 2 hours.Fee: Rs. 500/- per person
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27 Sep 2015
“Knowing About Goa”
4 Jan 2014
“Very helpful staff”
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Bookworm, Santissmo Vaddo | Near St. Michael's Church, Panjim 403002, India
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+91 77093 11929
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

If you are visiting Goa for the first time and are curious to know all about Goa, this is the best option! No matter how many questions you , the cool guide answered all of them fantastically..

1  Thank Annnyy
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Tried to arrange a walk with them of Old Goa and the lady was very courteous, full of information and very helpful. Although we could not do a tour with them due to unavailability at their end but overall I found her suggestions very helpful....More

6  Thank Beth N
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Hats off to Pritha and her team for organising these. We did the walk 'of Trade and Commerce'. Extremely well informed and well spoken, this gave us a new insight into Panjim. We had a splendid walk, which ended with a lovely breakfast at Tato.

7  Thank ShonaJain
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We found Cholta Cholta on TripAdvisor and this was a great find. Special thanks to Pritha Sardesai who organised a fabulous walk in Old Goa for us over Easter weekend - when she herself was travelling and guides are difficult to catch hold of. Special...More

7  Thank riitoo
Reviewed 23 February 2013

My husband has mobility difficulties and we were not sure that the group walks would be suitable so we booked an individual guide and had a splendid time. We were taken round the parts that could be done on the mobility scooter and then did...More

2  Thank cacaj
Reviewed 9 January 2013

have been on many of the walks organised by Cholta Cholta.. must say that the guuides are really knoledgeable and out of the ordinary since they fill you in with details pertaining to the lifestyles, architecture and the period history beides describing the important structures...More

1  Thank NERD_13
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Had a very lovely experience with the Cholta Cholta walk titled 'Of Night and Crossings'. The Commissioner of the Corporation of the City of Panjim, Sanjit Rodrigues, led us on a fascinating tour of a part of old Panjim at night. In talking about aspects...More

1  Thank anniesen
Reviewed 1 November 2012

An informative, interesting and wonderful walk at night through the streets of Panjim, led by Panaji's very knowledgeable Commissioner, Sanjit Rodrigues. I loved the way he wove together info about the history, culture, flora and social ethos of the places we walked through. We even...More

Thank Anjali S
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Love these guys for doing the walks. Its been a great experience for me, even as a local. I always seek out such walks when i travel to other places, so its great that visitors to Goa have Cholta Cholta available to them. Looking forward...More

1  Thank vmiki5goa
Reviewed 19 October 2012

The Cholta Cholta walk was delightful ! Not only was it great to walk around old Panjim without getting knocked over by traffic(started at 8 am) but the quiet allowed one to get the feeling of what it must have been like at that time...More

Thank airaPanjimgoa