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Best Things To Do in North Goa

North Goa is like the younger sibling who is more fun and livelier in their ways as compared to South Goa or Central Goa. There are plenty of the best things to do in North Goa which are simply more than just staring into the horizon at the beautiful beaches. North Goa maintains a perfect balance between tranquility, religious side of the state, the serene factor and the fun factor. North Goa’s closeness to its culture can be seen at every foot step. This lovely side of the state welcomes you with open arms and spills out its marvellous wonders for anybody who’s willing to explore it.

If you are the kind who is completely bowled over by the fun and vibrant culture of Goa, then North Goa definitely has a lot to offer to you. You can enjoy a lovely stroll by the beach in the evening and see it convert into a completely happening spot by nightfall. For example, Baga Beach is a treat for the taste buds during the day, a lovely place to spot the sunset and an amazing hangout spot at night with it’s night market and shacks.  

 Then there are spots like Fort Aguada, which are historical and even the cathedrals here each have a story to tell you. Even Anjuna Beach is amazing and is extremely tranquil. Se Cathedral in North Goa is said to be the largest church not only in the whole of Goa but also in Asia and has an extremely intriguing history behind it. Apart from this the oldest church of Goa is also a must visit and is famously known as Basilica of Bom Jesus. If you thought that North Goa is all about churches and beaches, then the lively streets and the locals are sure to surprise you. With plenty of the best things to do in North Goa, you are sure to not have any dull moment here.


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    Adventure Boat with Activities in Goa
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity:Start your adventurous day at around 10:00 AM and board at Panjim, Goa. Alternatively, you could get on the cruise at 2:30 PM.Witness coastal Goa like never before by indulging in this exciting luxury cruise that provides you with an unparalleled experience for 3 hours.Try some exciting activities like kayaking, paddle boarding, crab catching, fishing and swimming as you continue sailing.This is your chance to enjoy the luxury side of the seas of Goa along with your friends.Enjoy some snacks and a delicious lunch while enjoying these activities.Languish in the clear waters, even as you swim and snorkel to admire the sheer vibrancy of underwater coral and marine life.Conclude this amazing day at 1:00 PM/5:30 PM and head back home with lots of memories.

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    Romantic Couple Shoot in Goa
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:The amazing couple can either shoot some photographs at the resort/ hotel or go out and shoot outdoors. In case of outdoors, please have your vehicle arranged for.The professional photographer is a specialist in covering the most special and candid moments! You can receive photographs in your pen drive or hard disk at the end of the tour.This tour is a customized tour and can be availed at anytime in between 9:30 AM- 5:30 PM.Change of dress is possible only if the location that you choose for shoot has changing areas. 

    Excellent 5.0
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    Water Sports in Mobor, Goa
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    South Goa
    h2 Hours

    About the Activity: Invoke in this exciting array of activities in Goa and get a chance to feel the thrill as you try these various activities.Arrive at the Mobor Beach in Goa to enjoy water sports and get started for the day.Get started with an invigorating Jet Ski ride and add more fun-frolic moments to your Goa trip. Post this, you can embark on Banana Boat Rides and Ringo Rides.After these two rides, it will be the time two float in the air with a session of Parasailing.Enjoy each of these activities for 15- 20 minutes and feel the thrill.This tour is a customized tour and can be availed in between 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM.

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    Dudhsagar Falls and Spice Plantation Full Day Tour
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    North Goa
    h10 Hours

    About the Activity:Get away on this day trip after getting picked up from the hotel in Candolim, Baga, Calangute and Panjim at around 6 AM in a shared vehicle.Start with the visit to the Dudhsagar waterfall with a jeep ride experience through the jungle and the bumpy riverbed. Get a chance to feed the monkeys after a refreshing swim in the waterfalls.Discover the intrinsic spices of Goan and Indian cuisine and take a tour of the Spice Plantation, with some amazing buffet lunch on spread. On the way , visit the Old Goa Church Basilica of Bom Jesus, built in the traditional Portuguese style of architecture where the body of St Francis Xavier is embalmed and preserved.Visit the Hindu temple with its beautiful architecture and enjoy a delicious lunch.End this adventurous day by getting dropped back to your hotel in Candolim, Baga, Calangute and Panjim  around 6:00 PM clicking some memorable pictures.

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    Cycling at Divar and Chorao Islands
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    North Goa
    h5 Hours

    About the Activity:Start your trip at Soccour Church around 7:00 AM in the morning and get ready for the day. After a quick briefing on how to use bicycle gears, safety instructions and a brief overview of the tour ahead, travel across Comburpha Ferry and head to the magnificient Chorao Island.Stop en route for breakfast at a local eatery and delight in the food chorao before you head on to the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and experience bird watching as you pedal through uninhabited areas in Chorao Island and ride back!We head to Divar Island, in case your body permits you to ride more. Drive through the picturesque village of Divar while enjoying the stunning sights.Tour ends back at Soccour Church, after a wonderful cycling expedition.Conclude your tour at around 12 PM and head back home with lots of memories.

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    Scuba Diving at Grande Island in Goa
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    North Goa
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Experience the thrilling and exciting wonders of the sea with an exciting scuba diving course in Goa!  This experience is run by international standards of expertise, equipment and safety. The activity lasts for 45 minutes for training and diving The session is accompanied by trained experts and adequate safety equipment.

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    Half Day Trip to Grande Island, Goa
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    Candolim
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:A Beautiful and an Interesting Boat Trip to the Grand Island. You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the Boat.Start this exciting Grand Island day trip after reaching the Coco JettyEnjoy the beautiful boat ride to the Grand Island and get a chance to spot a few dolphins in the clear waters (if you're lucky!)Marvel at the sight of the amazing scenery and indulge in some activities like snorkeling and fishing in the Arabian Sea.Have the fun of Fishing experience for which the line, hook and baits will be provided. Clean pleasant waters and a good under water visibility make Grand Island a perfect destination for snorkeling. Make the most of activities such as Standup Paddle Boarding and fishing from the CatamaranEnjoy a Barbeque Lunch with all Drinks ( Water, Soft Drinks and Beers).Conclude this day trip at around 4: 30 PM and head back home with lots of memories.

    Very Good 4.0
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    North Goa Sightseeing Full Day Tour
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    North Goa
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Embark on this amazing sightseeing tour in North Goa and get a chance to explore the stunning beauty of this region.Start your trip after getting picked up from the hotel at around 08:30 AM by bus and 10:00 AM by car from North Goa.Explore some of the most favourite tourist spots of this region with the beautiful sights.This tour includes a visit to the famous Fort Aguada, Calangute Beach, Vagator Beach and Anjuna BeachEnjoy the cool sea breeze while at the beaches and the breath taking sunsetConclude your tour after you are dropped back to the hotel at around 05:00 PM. by car and 4:30 PM by bus.

    Very Good 4.0
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    South Goa Sightseeing Full Day Tour
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    South Goa
    h11 Hours

    About the Activity:Get away on a sightseeing tour of South Goa as you are picked up from the hotel in Candolim, Baga, Calangute and Panjim at around 08:30 AM by bus and 10:00 AM by carThis tour includes  the famous Old Goa Churches, Dona Paula, Mangueshi Temple and the Shantadurga Temple. On the way back you have to option of going to the Boat Cruise with Music on the Mandovi River at an additional cost.After the trip you will be dropped back to you pick up point.

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    Scuba Diving and Water Sports Combo in Goa
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    North Goa
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Begin your tour after getting picked up from your hotel in North Goa in a shared vehicle and reach the tour location..Get trained by the professionals and enjoy your dive for about 15-20 minutes inside the crystal blue waters at Grand Island.Dive deep to 20 to 35 feet inside the middle of the sea where you can glance the corals, aquatic animals and varieties of sea fishes. Our team of Expert PADI Certified Guides will be taking care of you throughout your dive paying special attention to safety.Enjoy the snacks and other refreshments after you finish your scuba diving.Head back home with umpteen pictures of you diving and enjoying the views.This tour is a group tour and can be availed between the time from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, which is the usual time for scuba diving.

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    Nerul Bridge
    h3 Hours

    About the Activity:Get picked up from hotel in North Goa at around 9:00 AM in the morning in an air conditioned shared vehicle.Start kayaking from under the Nerul Bridge into the rivers, backwaters,amidst the mangroves forests and along the Aguada wetlands, which is simply the best way to see, enjoy and explore Goa.Guests paddle their kayaks at a relaxed pace, enjoying a different perspective from the water, through the mangroves, stopping at the numerous fishing villages, beaches, inlets and coves for freshening up, exploring, and swimming. The main feature of these trips, is the ease with which our guides handle allowing guests of all ages to enjoy as all the trips are planned with either an incoming or out going tide, making them an effortless, cool trip.Have fun in International standard kayaks with imported paddle and life jackets. Special attention is given to the safety of the guests, for which a safety boat always follows your kayaks.The total kayaking session lasts for around 2 and a half hours to 3 hours.End your kayaking session at around 12:00 PM after enjoying some snacks, refreshments and get dropped back to your hotel.

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    Old Goa
    d1 Day

    About the activity:Get ready for an exciting snorkeling and dolphin sighting experience in Goa this holiday season! The experience begins after you gather at Miramar BeachFrom here, you will be embarking on a fully insured boat sail to Grand Island, witness  the famous Fort Aguada from the sea.Embark on the exciting snorkelling activity thereafter and explore the diverse marine life in natural settings.Enjoy your time on the cruise with beer and lunch.Return back to the jetty in the evening from where you can continue on your own journey. 

    Excellent 5.0
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    Sailing at Bambolim in Goa
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    Panaji
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Embark on a day out sailing at Bambolim  and be a part of this thrilling and mesmerizing activity, and sail on the Arabian Sea. This is a perfect day activity that will give you the chance to take in the beauty of nature while enjoying the sea breeze and different hues of the sun shining on the tranquil waters. Reach Dona Paula at 5.00pm. After a short briefing, motor out in a small boat to the sailing boats, get in, hoist the sails, cast off and get sailing by about 5.30pmGet your feet wet as you get down in ankle-deep water at the beach, and spend some time on the beach with your family and friend in this amazing sailing experience.Marvel at the sight of the amazing view of your surrounding while enjoying the sea breeze.End this exciting activity at around 9:00 PM feeling refreshed and head back home with lots of memories.

    Good 3.0

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    South Goa
    d1 Day

    About the Activity: Embark on this amazing tour in South Goa and get a chance to explore the stunning beauty of this region with the beaches and churches.Get picked up from the hotel at around 8:30 AM in an air-conditioned shared coach or car and begin your trip. Marvel at the sight of the most beautiful Miramar beach and witness the spectacular convergence of rivers Mandovi and Zuari into the Arabian Sea.   Visit the remains of St. Francis Xavier at Bom Jesus Basilica and the ancient architectural wonders of the Mangeshi Temple and Shanta Durga TempleContinue your sightseeing and reach Dona Paula which is already a hit among the people.Enjoy dolphins spotting if the activity is during the right season. You can also enjoy a cruise ride at an additional cost.End your trip at around 7:30 PM in the evening after getting dropped back at your hotel.

    Excellent 5.0
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    North Goa
    h1 Hour

    About the Activity:Embark in this exciting windsurfing that offers adventure junkies to enjoy the benefits and thrills associated with both surfing and sailing. This water sport requires a surfer to balance himself on a surfboard and cruise through the waves; prior experience in wind surfing will hold you in good stead.Feel the thrill in the Baga beach which is the perfect place for beginners to learn the craft. In fact, the beach provides a light morning breeze which is perfect for windsurfing.With the guidance of instructors you can master basics in 6 hour and for the ones who already know how to surf equipment are available on rent.Timings for this activity are between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in North Goa

  • What are some of the best things to do in North Goa?


    There are plenty of things to do in North Goa such as:

    • Visit the lovely churches and cathedrals
    • Go for watersports at the beach
    • Go hiking to Fort Aguada
    • Visit the night markets
    • Explore the culture with the amazing cuisine

  • What all adventure sports can be done in North Goa?


    There are plenty of  adventure water sports that you can do while in North Goa such as:

    • Banana Boat
    • Paragliding
    • Flyboarding
    • Snorkelling
    • Scuba Diving
    • Kneeboarding
    • Kayaking
    • Wakeboarding
    • Windsurfing
    • White Water Rafting

  • Which are some must try water sports in North Goa?


    The water sports that you definitely must try out in North Goa are:

    • Knee boarding
    • Kayaking
    • Wakeboarding
    • Windsurfing
    • Scuba Diving
    • White Water Rafting
    • Jet Skiing
    • Banana Tube Boat
    • Parasailing
    • Flyboarding
    • Yachts and Cruises
    • Water Skiing
    • Paddleboarding
    • Snorkelling

  • Which are best places for surfing in North Goa? How much does it cost to learn surfing in North Goa?


    While most people feel that Goa is all about making the most of your fun time with friends, it is also quite a great place for honeymoon. Most of the beautiful beaches are hidden in South Goa, but there is plenty you can do while on your honeymoon in North Goa as well. Here is a list of things to do:

    • Stare into the lovely horizon at the Anjuna Beach
    • Explore each other’s party side at the Baga Beach
    • Let your hair loose at the Vagator Beach
    • Pray for a lovely life at Se Cathedral
    • Light a candle at the Basilica of Bom Jesus
    • Have a completely food-filled trip at the beach side shacks.
    • Enjoy each other’s company while hiking up from Fort Aguada

  • Which are best places for scuba diving and snorkeling in North Goa?


    Most of the tour operators pick you up from your hotel destination and then go in a boat from Anjuna or Vagator Beach. Other places that are great for scuba diving as well as snorkelling in Goa are:

    • Grande Island
    • Sao Jorge Island
    • Candolim Beach

  • Which are must try aerial activities in North Goa?


    The aerial activities that you definitely must try in North Goa are:

    • Scuba Diving
    • Jet Ski
    • Para Sailing
    • Ringo Ride
    • Water Ski
    • Speed Boating
    • Wakeboarding
    • Banana Ride
    • Windsurfing
    • Kite surfing
    • Surf Board
    • Kayaking
    • Sport Fishing
    • Dinghy Sailing
    • Snorkelling
    • White Water Rafting
    • Zorbing

  • Where can I go for a wildlife safari in North Goa?


    North Goa is filled abundantly with various wildlife spots. Here are some places where you can go for wildlife safari when in Goa:

    • Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

  • Which are some famous cruise tours in North Goa?


    There are plenty of famous cruises that you can take in North Goa to have an amazing trip such as:

    • Adventure Boat with Activities in Goa
    • Romantic Couple Shoot in Goa
    • Trek to Tada Waterfalls in Goa
    • Cruise to Chorao and Divar Islands
    • Private Island Trip

  • Which are some famous of the best beaches to visit in North Goa?


    The best beaches to visit in North Goa are:

    • Sinquerim
    • Calangute
    • Candolim
    • Anjuna
    • Miramar
    • Vagator

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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