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What You Should Know More About North Goa

  • Travel Advice:

    Your bags are all packed and you’re fully prepared to enjoy the sun-kissed beaches of Goa. However, there is a travel advice checklist that you must look into before you visit this sunshine state:

    • Take intensive care of your skin: The sun can be the enemy most of the times. Therefore, if you plan on spending time at the beaches of North Goa – which quite obviously you will – it is essential that you take proper care of your skin by fulfilling all the major requirements including sunscreen, moisturizer and other creams that protect you from the sun.

    • Better safe than sorry: Bling sure is fun to wear but it is advisable to limit the amount of gold, diamond or any other precious metal that you might be planning on paring up with your outfit. After all, you do not want to attract unwanted attention. Same goes with cash. Don’t carry huge wads of cash, instead a debit or a credit card is better advisable.

    • Don’t let yourself get dehydrated: It can get quite sunny at some times of the day in Goa. Therefore, if you are planning on venturing out in the afternoons or mornings, make sure you carry a bottled water wherever you go. Keep sipping on it all throughout. It will help retain your energy and prevent you from falling unnecessarily sick.

    • Drinking laws: While the legal drinking age in Goa is 18 and liquor is obtainable almost anywhere, we advice travellers to keep a special check on how much they decide to consume. Enjoy the night-life in its true essence rather than regretting later. Moreover, there are a hoard of local varieties of liquor that most shop keepers provide. It is quite tempting to try these out too – however, limit the amount you drink as they can be potent if consumed more than required.

  • Things to do in North Goa:

    • Party on the sands of North Goa: This is perhaps one of the most primary attractions of the state of Goa. All the way from Fort Aguada situated at the tip of Panaji city to the borders of Maharashtra – you will find tourists every where partying away to glory. The night-life is truly one of the best in the whole of India. You will find the party crowd flocking to North Goa between the months of October and March.

    • Get adventurous with watersports: What’s more? Winter seasons also provide a range of adventurous water sports activities one can indulge in to spend their time. Among the many beaches that you can visit for a good party time are: Vagator beach, Anjuna beach, Calagute Beach and Sinquerim beach.

    • Cultural walk through the streets of Goa: Apart from its beaches, Goa is also known for housing some of the most beautiful churches and forts that stand as a form of historical remembrance. Fort Aguada is often times visited by majority of the tourists for the appreciation of its beautiful architecture.

    • Spiritual oneness with the various ancient holy places of North Goa: Visit the Church of Mae De Deus for a glimpse into fine gothic architecture that will leave you mesmerized. For spiritual oneness, visit the temple of Bogdeshwara – one of North Goa’s masterpieces.

  • What will you like in North Goa:

    • Experimenting with luck in the casinos of North Goa: Goa is an ideal destination for tourists, whether they be amateurs or professionals, to try out their luck at the numerous casinos of popular resorts around the place. In fact, not many know but Goa is also recognized as the Las Vegas of India. Visit the Casino Palm or the MV Caravela, walk with pride and be a part of the fabulous crowd that regularly visits the place.

    • Make a lucrative deal at the colourful markets of North Goa: Goa has one of the best places for those who love to shop. All products from clothes, accessories, handicrafts and others are available at affordable rates at the numerous flea markets of Goa. Go budget shopping at places like Anjuna market, Mapusa Market, Bicholim and bargain your way towards owning a masterpiece. This is one of those must-do things in North Goa.

    • Motorcycle ride through the streets of Goa: Believe it or not, this is one of the cheapest ways to travel through Goa. Enjoy rides through the quite streets and lanes of Goa and explore the place in a unique fashion.

  • Recommended reads for destination

    Government websites: 

    Goa Govt. Tourism Website

    Others: 

    Goa Tourism 

    Books to read: 

    Lighter as we go, Goa on Arrival, Goa and Portugal







Traveller Tales from North Goa

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Naveen Adiga

11 January 2016

An unforgettable experience for me. For the first time got a chance to get into snorkeling and see the marine life. Thanks alot guys for an amazing experience.

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Garud Desai

12 December 2015

A well planned and executed sightseeing trip. Good for family tourists like us. We visited some of the famous beaches and churches of Goa. It was nice experience overall.

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Anal Kaur

27 October 2015

If you are person who wouldn’t want to spend a long time in planning the whole trip, just like me, then you can take this. What I did was I planned south Goa by myself and we took the North Goa trip this entire tour package. I am glad to have taken this. We covered major attraction of North Goa is very short duration.

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Archan Patel

11 January 2016

It was so fun going for so many fun activities with family. Really enjoyed a lot. Specially the snorkeling part of the trip was a very nice experience.

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Durgeshwari Gill

11 January 2016

Had an amazing experience during the trip. Went with may family and enjoyed alot. This was our first time we went for snorkeling and fishing. Snorkeling was easy, but fishing will take time for you to understand properly the functioning of the fishing rod.

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Kumari Patil

11 January 2016

I'm literally falling short of advectives to describe the diving. Magical would be an approach. Seriously, this one is gonna take some time getting over, after which, I'm gonna go do it again.

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Bhushan Gandhi

04 April 2016

One of the most epic trips of all time. The speciality of this trip was, obviously, the unparalelled experience of scuba diving. The water was so unexpectedly clean, and the aquatic llife is so rich around here. The corals were eye - candies. It's not sometihng you can only do once.

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Aadidev Banerjee

21 October 2015

Jorge island is one of the crown - jewels of Goa tourism industry. Soothing ambiance, great food and an off - the - hook scuba diving site. Few of my friends turned this trip down, and I can't tell what their faces looked like when they saw the pictures of the underwater.

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Vrinda Kaul

29 October 2015

I had no idea that a simple week off work could turn into such a splendid vacation. The dive was charismatic, and I'm definitely coming back for it.

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