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What You Should Know More About Tours in North Goa
The state capital of Goa is filled with cobbled streets and colourful villas that resound a true Portuguese ambience when you on a cycling tour in North Goa. While on a cycling Goa trip, you come past many monuments that unfold the wonderful history of the state. You’re bound to experience another side of Goa’s exquisiteness when you slow down long enough to notice the birds scurrying around and the way the light filters through the lush greenery.
Some famous cycling tours in North Goa are:
Goa is often renowned for its exotic beaches and its never-ending nightlife. Goa is tropical paradise and one righty so, owing to its amazing charms. Tourist attractions in Goa are abundant and suitable for all ages, interests and moods. It offers the perfect combination of nature, culture, history and adventure. Goa has a unique history, which is a fusion of Indian and Portuguese influences.
The top attractions for a sightseeing tour in North Goa are:
Goa might be the smallest state of the country, but it has the largest land-to-forest ratio. And, of late, trekking has become quite the trend here. Trekkers flock to Goa for an enthralling camaraderie with nature.
Trekking shows us the second facial expression of Goa, remarkably different from the alluring common photographs of the beaches, the sunset, and the beach side restaurants.
The most adventurous trekking tours in North Goa are:
North Goa has some wonderful Churches and Ancient Hindu Temples that are significant to several local and regional sects and therefore well visited all through the year.
Temples are steeped in traditions and have a countryside backdrop and are spread around entire North Goa (Panjim, Mapusa etc.). This often is a welcome change from the beaches that most tourists seem to flock to. There are more than two dozen temples spread across North Goa that are significant.
Whether you’re a casual vacationer or a honeymooner, elephant safaris in North Goa should be definitely on you bucket list. Nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy this wonderful opportunity to get close to the elephants and take a photo with the wonderful animals. The true charm of North Goa can only be exploited with an activity like an elephant safari.
Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary and Dudhsagar waterfalls are the best region to enjoy an elephant safari in North Goa.
A vacation in North Goa will remain incomplete if you do not go on and witness the glory of splashing waterfalls in the state. The verdant greenery against these enchanting waterfalls plunging down the hills is a gorgeous scene to witness in North Goa. Many tourist also take a hiking trip in North Goa to these amazing waterfalls to explore the different side to this state.
Dudhsagar falls offers one of the best waterfall trekking tour in North Goa located on the Mandovi River. This waterfall is amongst India's tallest waterfalls and is located inside the Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary. Dudhsagar literally means a Sea of Milk in the local Konkani language and gets its name as it appears like an overflowing sea of milk. The waterfall is also called Vajra Sakala Falls by the locals but most people know it as Tambdi Surla falls based on the popular trekking trail to the waterfall which starts from Tambdi Surla Mahadev Temple.
A cruise in Goa is one of the best ways to spend your leisure time along the Mondovi River for a spectacular experience. While the boat sails down the river, local boys and girls perform folk dances and sing mandos. It is also a great way to enjoy with family and friends. North Goa cruise tours normally take visitors to places like Marym Lake, Lord Vithala Temple, Vanadevata Temple, Ravalnath Temple, Capital Bardez, Vagator Beach, Anjuna Beach, Calangute Beach and Fort Aguada.
One can enjoy different cruising tours in North Goa like river cruise, dinner cruise, sunset cruise, casino cruise etc.
People flock to North Goa to get an adrenaline rush with the thrill of enjoying water sports. Water sports in North Goa is one of the most popular activities among tourists. One can enjoy a range of water sports in North Goa like snorkelling, scuba diving, jet skiing etc. Due to the wide array of water sports offered in North Goa, it is undoubtedly the adventure capital of India for all the tourists.
The best places to enjoy water sports in North Goa are:
A houseboat stay in North Goa is an excellent activity to sail down the river and indulge in your favorite activities for adding excitement to your trip. A houseboat stay in North Goa is specially designed for nature lovers on the backwaters of Chapora River. Its is a great way to enjoy the river breeze, lush greenery and scenic beauty as you relax in the comforts of this scenic landscape of North Goa.
Some famous houseboat stays in North Goa are offered by:
Scuba diving in Goa is a fun filled activity where you get to explore the depths of underwater beauty and check off another adventure from your bucket list. With scuba diving in North Goa, not only you witness the scintillating marine life but also explore the various wrecks off its coastline including Portuguese Galleons and World War II war vessels. Scuba diving in Goa is a brilliant approach to witness the odyssey of this submerged dream with a varied color pallet, turtles, reef sharks and aquatic plants.
The famous places in North Goa where tourists can enjoy scuba diving are:
The cost of scuba diving in Goa is definitely worth every rupee spent. It is between 3500 to 7000 depends on timing. It’s not only within your budgets, it also makes sure to give you a value-for-money experience.
If one wishes to take a scenic retreat in North Goa, then our best recommendation would be a spice plantation tour. Offering you a rustic stay in the midst of nature while delighting you with authentic Goa cuisine, a spice plantation tour in North Goa is a memorable experience for all the tourists.
Tanshikar Spice farm in Netravali offers modest, cheap and cheerful Indian-style cottages where nature’s sounds will soothe you to sleep and you’ll wake up to the scent of vanilla from the working spice farm nestled in a rainforest. Sahakari Spice farm in Ponda, doesn’t have accommodation but offers a guided tour of its agro-processing facilities for cashewnut and vanilla, and is a great lunch stopover for simple fare served on banana leaves. Similarly, Tropical Spice Plantation is another great location in Ponda which offers tours and serves lunch.
Nightlife in North Goa is all about loud music, bright lights, casinos, delectable foods and many more which creates a vibrant atmosphere.
Attracting tourists like moths to a flame, Goa truly comes alive at night! With a range of experiences to choose from, you can pick things to do in Goa at night which are designed to give you a unique holiday experience.
Some famous night tours in North Goa are:
Eat out in the best restaurants that the beautiful district of North Goa has to offer. From laid-back cafes to seaside shacks and cosy restaurants, North Goa truly has a vibrant dining scene. The food is a mix of Portugese flavours and Indian spices with coconut milk and vinegar as traditional ingredients and a glass of port wine to accompany.
Here are the best places to dive into the culinary delights that North Goa has got to offer:
Goa is a vacationer’s paradise and it would not be justice with the vacation, if you do not splurge your pockets on a little shopping. These days shopping has been termed as one of the therapies for the minds that need to relax. Goa gives you ample of opportunities for the same as there are wonderful markets that are full of various items for the various needs of the people. So, if you are in Goa or a planning your vacation in Goa then you must bring a lot of memories along with you with a little shopping spree.
The best areas for shopping in North Goa are listed below
Traveller Tales From North Goa
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.
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 th...
12 October 2015
Who would have taught a jungle in Goa would make our holiday all the more fun and spicy? this was truly a fun and exciting experience for all of us!
24 December 2016
"I was the only one who was tagged along with a Russian tourist group....as I got into the van I was like wow....I'm the odd one out...anyways,the tour guide,Irena was very considerate to explain me th...
11 December 2017
We were a large group so coordinating amongst them became a task. Some wanted to spend more time at the beach while some wanted to see everything and move between spots fast. That is one of the biggest...
11 December 2017
To cover all of North Goa in a day, this is the only best bet. Nicely planned trip, it wasn’t boring and I am glad to have been on this trip. In short, this was worth every penny. Also, the guide was e...
11 December 2017
Day was super awesome. Nice guide, told us so much, gave us time to chill by the beach, the church that he took us to was breathtaking. Such beauty our country has. There was so much to see that we cou...
11 December 2017
This tour shows you that Goa is so much more than just partying and getting drunk. The beauty of the places tells you so much about the history and the culture. Amazing experience! Thanks for facilita
07 March 2016
This trip is absolutely worth every single penny spent. The sightseeing eases one’s schedule and within a day you can visit most of the important sites and rest assured, we can spend the rest of the da
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