About the walk

Rachol is a small village in the Salcete taluka of South Goa. It is also known as ‘Raitura’ (royal town/harbour) in Konkani and is located on the bank of the Zuari river. It is about 7 km from Margao and is surrounded by the Raia, Loutolim, Maina and Shiroda villages. The walk will begin at the famous Rachol Seminary. We will then walk through the village to reach the old port jetty. Our next stop is the Rachol Church, which is one of the oldest churches of South Goa. There is a surprise element with loads of memories and friends to conclude. Be prepared to be active and sweat, as we see the true face of Goa.

This guided tour is free.

Walk Time
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Walk Date
Meeting Time
07:15 am
A Tour Through the Scenic Village of Rachol
Sunday
3 Mar

Walk Leader

Ramchandra Prabhu Salgaonkar
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Duration

07:30 am - 09:00 am

Meeting Time07:15 am

Meeting Point

Rachol Village Arc

MediumEnglish, Hindi

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About the Walk

Rachol is a small village in the Salcete taluka of South Goa. It is also known as ‘Raitura’ (royal town/harbour) in Konkani and is located on the bank of the Zuari river. It is about 7 km from Margao and is surrounded by the Raia, Loutolim, Maina and Shiroda villages. The walk will begin at the famous Rachol Seminary. We will then walk through the village to reach the old port jetty. Our next stop is the Rachol Church, which is one of the oldest churches of South Goa. There is a surprise element with loads of memories and friends to conclude. Be prepared to be active and sweat, as we see the true face of Goa.

This guided tour is free.

Please Note

  • Please note that the meeting point is a 100-metre-walk from the nearest bus stand.
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and carry drinking water. 
  • No entry fees.
  • As we shall be visiting religious sites, please dress accordingly. Please carry something to cover your head (compulsory).
  • You may carry your cameras and notebooks. Photography allowed.
  • Limited parking facilities are available at the meeting point. Hence, we recommend that you use public transport.

 

Nearest Metro/Bus Station

Rachol

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