Avorin Holidays Pvt Ltd

Velankanni Goa Tour

Duration 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination Covered Chennai, Tiruchirappalli, Nagapattinam, Goa City
Price (Starting From) On Request

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  • Velankanni Goa Tour

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Upon arrival at Trichy International airport meet with our representative and transfer to hotel. If time permit we will opt for temple tour of Trichy. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 2: Trichy - Velankanni

Morning after breakfast we will leave for Velankanni, famous for the church of our Lady of Health. Said to have been built on the prompting of a vision of lady with child in arms, this church is a place of pilgrimage for Christians all over the country. On arrival, check in at hotel. Evening free for religious activities.
Overnite at hotel.

Day 3: Velankanni

Visit Holy Mass at mother Velankanni church. Overnight stay at hotel.
The Velankanni Church is in honor of the Lady of Health popular as the Madonna of Velankanni. Devotees to the church believe that the Lady of Health possesses miraculous powers. The Church is located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal more particularly at the Elliot's beach in Besant Nagar. Completely dedicated to virgin Mary and the Heavenly Mother.

It was even recorded in the manuscripts, that Mother Mary appeared once with Jesus in this small place somewhere near the 16th or early 17th century. From then onwards it is the favored destination of the Christians. Mother appeared in the dreams of Rev. Father Arulappa and expressed her desire of having a church in her name in that place. Arapulla toiled day and night along with Jp Dsouza, an engineer and finally dedicated it as Annai Velankanni Church. The Church had a humble beginning in 1971 from a small dwelling to a magnificent basilica declared open for the public in 1972. It houses an imposing 97 feet Belfry.

The devotees in Velankanni offer to Our Lady of Health candles in various forms in days of ailments. The tradition is that in case of cardiac complications, a heart size candle is offered, in case of jaundice, liver shaped candles, lungs problem then a case of tuberculosis and many others. After being cured of the disease many bring as offering small golden or silver replica of the organ that has been cured.

Day 4: Velankanni - Trichy

Morning after breakfast drive to Trichy. On arrival transfer to the airport to board the flight for Chennai. On arrival transfer to the international airport to board the flight for onward destination.

Day 5: Chennai

Morning after breakfast full day visit to Chennai Churches, visit including Fort St. George, San Thome Basilica, Theosophical Society, St. Mary's Church, Luz Church, Little Mount Church, St. Andrew's Church, Christ the King Church. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 6: Chennai - Goa

After breakfast we will transfer to the airport to board the flight for Goa. Upon arrival at Goa airport meet with our representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Goa, an ancient Portuguese colony, which became a part of Indian republic in 1961, has traces of its ancient culture, largely writ all over its churches, bungalows and layouts of the city.

Day 7: Goa

Full day free for own activity. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 8: Goa - Departure

Transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward destination via Mumbai or Delhi.

Tour Detail

Inclusions :

  • Hotel

Terms & Conditions :

* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.~^#^~* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date. ~^#^~