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|Elephant Ride and Spice Plantation Tour in Goa||2D 1N||₹ 7500||4.0 star||View Details|
|Heritage Tour and Jungle Safari in Goa||2D 1N||₹ 9000||4.0 star||View Details|
|3 Day Bird Watching and Nature Tour in Goa||3D 2N||₹ 6000||4.0 star||View Details|
|Tamdi Surla Waterfall Trek in Goa||2D 1N||₹ 2650||4.0 star||View Details|
|Tour of Goa on a Scooty||4D 3N||₹ 8900||4.0 star||View Details|
Deserving every reason to be called the ‘Queen of Beaches’ in Goa, Calangute Beach is a paradise for nature lovers holding the spectacular beauty and charm. The beach reflects the unique Goan culture with a glorious view of the landscape serving as a perfect retreat for visitors. Here you can find the effervescent markets selling everything from beer, trinkets to pawns. It is also the biggest beach of North Goa and ideal for witnessing the beauty of palm and coconut trees against the locale of the magnificent Arabian Sea.
This beach is often crowded with people swelling towards the sea, lazing around, taking sunbath and children making sand castles. Another spectacular features of Calangute Beach is its sunsets and sunrise.
Water Sports: Parasailing, Speed Boat Rides, Water Skiing, Water Scooter, Jet Skiing, Banana Ride, Wind surfing etc.
Nightlife: Cantare, Revolution Pub, Club Antoos
Location: Calangute Beach, North Goa
Distance from Panaji: The Calangute Beach is 16 kilometers away from the city of Panaji.
How to reach from Panaji: There is a regular bus service which runs from Panaji to the Calangute Beach. If one is driving then it takes half an hour to forty minutes to cover the distance.
Baga Beach in Goa looks as though it has come straight out of a work of art. Lofty white waves hurrying to wipe out the prints of feet left by you on the white sand while the breeze keeps on playing with the palm trees is a sight to behold at this majestic beach in Goa.
It is a decent place to appreciate some moments and abide in a serene consideration with oneself. It is counted as one of the best beaches in Goa where you can see wonderful sunsets and at the same time appreciate the cool morning breeze. The shacks become animated in the late night with music impacting and astounding client service at the party places in Baga Beach. It is also a center point to experience daring water sports and famed for drawing in a huge number of sightseers every year.
Water Sports: Banana Ride, Dolphin Trip, Water scooter, windsurfing, Jet skiing, Motor boat ride, scuba diving etc.
Nightlife: Club Tito’s, Cavala, Britto’s, Zanzibar etc
Location: Baga Beach, North Goa
Distance from Panaji: From Panaji the Baga Beach is located 19 kilometers away.
How to reach from Panaji: The Baga beach is just half an hour drive away from Panaji and 15 minutes from Mapusa. There are frequent buses available to Baga from Mapusa and Panaji throughout the day and the journey takes about half an hour from Panaji.
This beach has won the hearts of tourists for its tranquil ambience, adventure sports and other amusement options. The enchanting Candolim Beach is particularly famous for its nightlife which ensures fun and some crazy moments to remember for a lifetime. Interesting adventure sports, spellbinding scenery and a unique festivity makes Candolim Beach one of the best beaches in Goa. The Sunburn Festival is held here for three days every year attracting hordes of tourists. Also, the water activities at Candolim Beach are must try to get the adrenaline rush with adventure.
This beach is the perfect place for all the individuals who search for restoration, fun and quietness. Its peaceful and serene air enchants numerous voyagers. On the highest point of it, when you come to realize that it's a home to a lot of water sports and different exercises, at that point you'll wish to never go back home.
Water Sports: Banana Ride, Dolphin Sighting Trip, Jet Skiing, Speed Boat Rides, Water Scooter etc.
Nightlife: Club LPK-Love Passion and Karma, SinQ, Drift Bar, Pharaos etc.
Location: Candolim Beach, Bardez Taluka, North Goa
Distance from Panaji: This beach is located at a distance of 14 kilometers from Panaji.
How to reach from Panaji: The best way to reach Candolim Beach from Panaji is via a bus or your private car. There is no air or rail connectivity between Candolim Beach and Panaji.
Nestled in the midst of lush green surroundings, Morjim Beach is a delight that will leave you refreshed with its calm and serene ambience. If one is a fan of bird watching, Morjim Beach is one of the best beaches in Goa to spot several species like the Sand Plover, Bay-backed Shrike, Quill, Turnstones, Cuckoo, Kingfisher and Sandpipers can be seen in natural surroundings. Dolphin Sighting is another activity which you can indulge in at the Morjim Beach.
This place is also famous for being a nestling place of Olive Ridley Turtles. Lately, Morjim Beach has earned the label as ‘Little Russia’ due to the large population of Russians here. A lot of private beach sun beds, coco palms, Russian sports bar and beach touching restaurants can be found here.
Water Sports: Dolphin Watching, Swimming. There is not much of adventure sports here due to habitation of water animals.
Nightlife: Club Fresh, Bora Bora, Marbela Beach Resort
Location: Morjim Beach, Pernem, North Goa
Distance from Panaji: Approximate driving distance between Morjim Beach and Panjim is 27 kilometers.
How to reach from Panaji: There is a daily bus service available from Panaji to the Morjim Beach. You can also opt to drive by yourself via your own vehicle.
Other Stays: Check out some other resorts in north Goa.
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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...
14 February 2018
"Awesome experience. Should & must visit.... its a place where you would enjoy a lot"
19 January 2019
"Dudhsagar was great fun, trekking to n fro from where the bolero drops, ice cold waters, fishes, though missed the train passing through the bridge. At spice plantation, drank feni for the first time,...
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!
31 January 2019
"It was an awesome trip.. Enjoyed a lot!!! Loved it"
18 December 2018
A must-do for every adventure lover. We had an amazing local guide, Deven with us, passionate and professional. Services were commendable. We also had a money safe guarantee. Thanks Thrillophilia.
18 December 2018
Our driver, Rajat was very punctual and he picked us right on time. the view of falls was amazing and it wss great experience booing from Thrillophilia... Kudos team...
18 December 2018
I never knew that you could go on a jungle safari in Goa. The safari was really nice, as we also crossed some streams and visited spice plantation. Our guide Aman was really friendly and nice. My famil...
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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