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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.
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.
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.
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 Goa
12 April 2019
Simply WOW!! Quite a thrillophilic journey with immensely warm hospitality, perfect planned schedules and of course amazing travel. As planned we were picked up @7 in the morning and were taken to the ...
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.
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.
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.
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...
26 April 2019
It was thrilling experience; especially Jeep Jungle Safari. Starting from pick up... Even though organizers asked us to board bus at Panjim (we were staying at Dona Paula)... we were waiting for bus fo...
14 February 2018
"Awesome experience. Should & must visit.... its a place where you would enjoy a lot"
21 January 2017
"We booked south Goa sight seeing tour for 3 people. They guided us really well. Specially Pooja the girl working there, who is been polite and helpful. She gaves every bit of information. She picks ca...
10 February 2019
Amazing Experience. Value for money package. I would like to give additional points to the supportive and very co-operative crew on the boat and the diving instructors. Although the start of the journe...
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According to the drinking laws of the Union Territory of Goa, the legal drinking age to consume alcohol is 18 years.
According to the drinking laws of the Union Territory of Goa, the legal drinking age to consume alcohol is 18 years.
Roadways, railways, and airways; all three mode of transport are well connected from Mumbai, Pune
and Banglore to Goa. Below is the approximate distance from all these cities.
Road Distance- 609 km
Rail Distance- 632 km
Aerial Distance- 435 km
Road Distance- 473 km
Rail Distance- 492 km
Aerial Distance- 357 km
Road Distance- 564 km
Rail Distance- 638 Km
Aerial Distance- 463 km
There are a number of adventures for one to indulge in Goa. Some of which are:
You may also consider trying out some offbeat activities like
Yes, Goa’s International airport is also known as Dabolim International Airport. It is the only airport in the state where domestic as well as international flights operate. You can reach Panjim by using the public transport facilities like buses and taxis that are available just outside the airport. You can also pre-book taxis that cost you approximately INR 350 to 400 to cover a distance of 25 km from the airport to Panjim.
Goa is a popular destination for water sports in India. It is the go-to place for some of the exclusive water sports activities that can be enjoyed only here:
Surfing appears difficult to a majority. However, with valuable training, anybody can master this art. There are a number of surfing schools that provide surfing courses in Goa.
These institutes are dedicated in training anyone who is interested in learning this sport. They also promote and encourage people to take up surfing as a profession.
The best time for surfing in India starts from the month of September and goes on till May. Usually, September and November and are considered a good time for beginners while June, July and August are only suitable for professionals.
Goa, being a tourist destination has something for everyone. You can find reasonable homestays as well as luxury resorts, local shacks as well as 5-star dining, affordable transport as well as fancy cars.
Thus, Goa is not an expensive state if you’re looking for a vacation. It has everything that may turn into a luxury vacation if you want. But for anybody who is not looking to engage in luxury, Goa is beautiful and inexpensive.
The best time to visit Goa is from the month of September to mid-March. These few months are considered to be the best and peak season in Goa. The state witnesses the celebration of many parades, carnivals and festivals like Christmas and New Years. Each place is lit beautifully and has some or the party going on.
This is an extremely popular water sport in Goa. You can enjoy it at the following locations:
Price: Approximately INR 1000 to 1500 per head
On the other hand, Catamaran sailing is done on boats that are famous for their colorful banana-shaped hulls. You can enjoy this activity at Palolem beach in Goa.
Price: Approximately INR 1200 to 1500 per head
Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to Goa, a state that ranks in top states of India to welcome a great footfall of national as well as international tourist. Goa caters to the needs of all kinds of travellers. Right from a family vacation to a solo traveller, from a group of youngsters to group of elderly friends looking to relax and enjoy..
River rafting in river Mhadei is really popular amongst rafting enthusiasts all over India. River Mhadei is a stretch of 10 km and runs through the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary. Anybody aged 12 and above can participate in this activity.
This river offers rapids ranging between 2 and 3 which is great for a first timer. The best time to enjoy rafting here is from July to September during monsoon when the river is overflowing with rainwater.
Like any other water sport, rafting can be considered as a safe activity only after adhering to safety measures. The use of correct gears like inflatable rafting boats, carbon paddle, life jacket, helmets, wet suit, dry suit, dry bags etc. is very essential while you’re undertaking this sport.
Similarly, taking this ride under the supervision of a trained rafting instructor is also important. In most of the cases, these instructors brief everyone about safety measures and sign languages before getting onto the raft. Make sure you listen to their guidance and adhere to all rules
Goa is one of the top destinations to offer snorkeling in India. While snorkeling in Goa, you can expect spotting parrotfish, angelfish, snappers, Moorish idols and barracudas commonly in all destinations.
However, make sure you avoid the rainy season as water gets murky and the tides are not very welcoming at this period of time. Some of the best spots for snorkeling in Goa are:
Yes, Goa is one of the top visited cities by women travellers. It is safe and takes care of every tourist need. It has immense to offer, one of which is safety and precaution for travellers. Women can enjoy their trip to Goa without any hesitation.
Kayaking can be a beautiful experience in Goa and there are a number of places where you can go to enjoy this activity. When done in the backwaters of rivers, it seems more like a relaxing activity and on the other hand, when done in the sea, kayaking can be an adventurous and a relatively tiring activity.
In Goa, you can enjoy kayaking at following spots:
The cost for Kayaking per head depends on the location. More isolated the place, greater the charges.
However, the average cost can be considered to be around INR 1000 to 1500 per head.
On your trip to Goa, there are a certain things that you will surely need. It is always better to be prepared. So here’s everything that you should carry on your trip:
Goa is a party destination. However, there are a certain things you should take care of. These goods and services are prohibited in the state. If you’re found with it, you can land behind the bars.
In Goa, this sport is gaining popularity famous as there are several training schools that help you learn this water sport activity and the climate conditions at the beach are very suitable.
The wind is best in February, March, April and May as winds build up because of the upcoming rain season. October and November are great for surfing too. Here’s where you can enjoy best kite surfing:
Arambol should be your ideal choice if you want to enjoy the activity of paragliding in Goa. The Sweetwater Lake here is a beautiful launching point that makes your ride in the air worth the experience.
The endless sky and sea captivate your mind but you are neither touching the sky nor the water, instead you are sailing between the two most beautiful elements.
The wonderful view of the mountains and plains capture your eyes and the accompanying long shoreline of the pristine beach mesmerises your soul. The best time for paragliding here is between the time of late September and early June
This activity costs approximately INR 2000 for a 10 minutes ride. However, if the weather conditions are suitable, you may ask the organiser for a few extended minutes.
The ideal duration for a holiday in Goa is 7- 10 days. Within this span, an individual will have enough time to undertake all activities like watersports like , jet skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, etc and adventure activities like trekking, hiking, quad biking and many more.
You can also cover sightseeing to various places like Aguada fort, Dudhsagar Falls, Chapora fort, Basilica of Bom Jesus, etc.
Moving away from the beaches and water sports, quad biking in Goa offers a refreshing experience. Riding in the mud, rocks, wood and sand can be a fun activity. But do not forget to adhere to the safety measures that safeguard your ride and keeps you away from injuries.
ATV bikes can be used for off - roading and for exploring the uncharted territories. Quad biking is available in Anjuna behind St. Michael School. Anjuna has 2 different tracks that are made available for riders; natural and a man made track.
Goa falls under the tropical zone and near the Arabian Sea, so has a hot and humid climate for most time of the year. The month of May is usually the hottest that witnesses a daytime temperature of over 35 °C (95 °F) coupled with great humidity. The monsoons and winters here, on the other hand are moderate. It is never too rainy or cold.
Here is a list of things you should keep in mind while planning a trip to Goa-
The first thing you can do incase of medical emergency during adventure activities is to contact the nearest hospital. More often than not, there are cops at every beach in Goa who can help you get first aid or medical help.
Here are a few emergency contact numbers you can make a note of:
Goa Medical College Hospital - 2458727, 2458049
Goa is one of the Indian states that welcomes people from all around the world. It wholeheartedly accepts guests by serving its hospitality irrespective of where the person belongs. There is no such restriction that’s going to hamper your trip to Goa. As long as an individual doesn’t harm the religious sentiments of other people it is all very warm.
The best time to take holidays in Goa is from the months of October to January. These months are observed as the peak season for tourism as there are many celebrations including Christmas and New Years that make it the best time to visit.
Similarly, lots of music festivals like the Sunburn festival happens sometime in December. The weather during these few months are perfect...no very cold, not very hot. If you’re looking for party nights, this is the best time to be in Goa.
Also, if you are looking for adventure sports like banana ride, parasailing, jet skiing etc. beaches happily welcome you. However, this time will make up a considerably expensive trip as the rates are double the price.
Water sports like jet skiing, parasailing, and banana ride are usually available on most of the beaches, especially in north Goa. But here the best out of best beaches in Goa that offer great water sports facility:
Restaurants in Goa have a variety of cuisines as people from all over the world visit this destination. It has Spanish, European, Chinese, Italian etc. However, the authentic local Goan food is the ethnic speciality here. Many of the food items are prepared using coconut. One of the famous dishes is Chicken Xacuti, so make sure you don’t miss out on trying this one!
Goa being a coastal region, serves amazing seafood. If you are a fish-eater, you’re absolutely going to love the seafood served at the following restaurants in Goa.
Apart from offering beaches and parties, trekking in Goa is quite a popular activity as well. The best factor about these trek spots are that they are accessible throughout the year.
However, you should avoid extreme rains as the trails become slippery and dangerous. Some of the famous treks in Goa are listed below:
Mainapi Waterfalls- This is one of the most scenic such sites in the Western Ghats.The the trail here passes through dense forest and goes past gushing streams.
Dudhsagar Falls- Probably the most visited trekking spot, Dudhsagar falls is mesmerisingly beautiful. As the torrential water falling down the cliff looks like milk, this place is called Dudhsagar.
RavanDongor Peak- Situated at an elevation of around 3000 feet above sea level, this peak is considered to be the third highest peak in Goa. It offers an amazing view of two wildlife sanctuaries from atop it.
Dudhsagar Falls is one of the most famous and most visited trekking spots of Goa. With approximately 600 metres in height, this is one of the highest waterfalls in India.
The name Dudhsagar means a sea of milk and has derived its name as the torrential water falling down the cliff looks like milk. It is located on the Mandovi River and is around 70 km from Panaji.
The best time to visit here is in the monsoon season when the place looks no less than a paradise.
The jeep safari to Dudhsagar falls is absolutely safe. Many tourists undertake this facility and you can take this ride too for a thrilling experience.
Vegetarian food is easily available in all parts of Goa. Although most often than not, most tourists and locals consume meat on a daily basis, there are a lot of vegans out here too. So dear vegetarians, worry not… here is a list of restaurants that serve great vegetarian food in Goa:
Location: 5 locations in Goa – Panjim, Margao, Mapusa, Porvorim and Calangute
Location: Hotel Fidalgo, 18th June Road, Panaji, Goa
Location: 1639/2, Deulvaddo, Near Anjuna Petrol Pump, Anjuna
Location: Saraya House, Chogm Road, Penha de Franca, Sangolda
Location: Tambudki, Arpora, Bardez
Some of the famous islands famous for adventure activities in Goa are:
One of the major reasons why Goa is popular amongst the youth is because it sells cheap alcohol. You can find the local beer for as cheap as INR 30. However, the legal drinking age set by the government in Goa is age 21 years. Make sure you don’t consume any alcohol if you are any lesser than the mentioned age in order to not invite any trouble.
Yes, smoking of tobacco is legal in Goa. However, smoking in public places is not allowed. If you’re found guilty of smoking in public properties like clubs, beaches etc; you can be penalised or put behind bars.
Yes, kids can indulge in a few activities like banana ride, kayaking, and swimming in Goa. Usually, the minimum age required to participate in other adventure activities is 12 years but kids of below age can also have fun in Goa provided necessary safety measure are taken beforehand.
You can smartly choose beaches like Palolem and Patnem that have calm and shallow waters that ensure the safety of kids while they undertake any adventure activity.
Although Goa is considered to be one of the party destinations, it follows certain rules that you need to know. You might invite a lot of trouble for yourself in case you don’t follow any of these laws-
Goa is a blend of different cultures with the Goan population playing a major role. This mix gives it plenty of festive moments. Here are some of them-
Possession or trading of drugs like weed, hash, cocaine etc is illegal in all parts of India including Goa. It is a serious punishable act if you’re found guilty of the same. You can land in jail for a minimum of 5 years.
The first thing you can do incase of a medical emergency in Goa is to contact the nearest hospital. Here are a few immediate actions you can take until then in case of accidents-
Here are a few emergency contact numbers you can make a note of:
Location- Entire Goa
Location- Bambolim, Central Goa
Location- Panjim, Central Goa
Location- Cuncolim, South Goa
Location- Mapusa, North Goa
Goa is a hub of tourist destinations and one reason that makes it so is its contribution as a shopping destination. From junk jewellery and gothic accessories to hippie clothing, shell and bamboo work to brassware and terracotta, from cashewnuts and Goan sausages to feni and bebinca to; you will find anything and everything in Goa! All you need to do is keep those eyes wide open!
Carrying ATM cards is the ideal thing to do in Goa. It is best advisable to carry ATM cards rather than cash as it is easy to keep while you engaged in various activities in Goa like water sports, sightseeing, adventure sports etc. Moreover, ATMs make it easy for an individual to avail cash whenever needed.
International travellers need not worry as the state has many international ATMs like HSBC, standard chartered, DBS, Citibank etc as well. Goa has ATM machines installed in every area at regular frequency, so it becomes safe to carry ATM card instead of cash in hand. You can keep withdrawing the amount as and when required.
There are many sources of money exchange in Goa, all located in major locations. These facilities can be easily availed by foreigners looking to exchange the currency. One of the most convenient one is located at Dabolim International Airport. So you can have your currency exchanged right at the start of your trip to avoid any inconvenience ahead.
Goa has a fun filled nightlife. Though it is the smallest state,Goa offers most exciting beaches for enjoying nightlife in the country. The dizzy neon lights, great music and delicious food make up your night and create the perfect ambiance. It has an infusion of varieties and has something for everyone to do at night. You can party till you drop, try your luck at the casinos or have a beachside bonfire night. Here’s a glimpse of what you can enjoy at night in Goa-
With the most nightlife in India, below are a list of clubs and pubs that contribute tremendously to the nightlife of Goa.
Rave parties are usually well-kept secret parties in Goa. These parties happen in the interiors of Goa and are circulated within youth themselves. There are no open announcements or promotions made for local people to know about them. If you want to know about such parties, asking local youth might give you some insight.
Most of the clubs play trance music in Goa. But below are a few best of the best picks of clubs that are known for playing hardcore crazy music and are the most sorted party places in Goa-
If you’re visiting Goa with your better half, you should visit the below listed clubs as they have great ambience for starting a romantic night for you two-
Address: Nerul, Candolim, Bardez
Cost for couples- INR 1500
Address: Airport Hill, Near Marinha Dourada Hotel, Anjuna Road, Arpora
Cost for couples- INR 1500
Address: Morjim Beach, Vithaldas Vaddo, Morjim
Cost for couples- INR 900
Address: Marbella Beach Resort, 782, Gawdewada, Morjim-Ashvem Road, Arambol
Cost for couples- INR 1200
Address: Vagator Beach, Vagator
Cost for couples- INR 1000
Hiring a two or a four wheeler in Goa is very easy. While roaming around the streets of Goa, you will often come across boards with the name and number of the contact person from whom you can hire a vehicle. The cost for a two wheeler Activa ranges from around INR 250 to 300 per day while a four wheeler is anywhere between INR 1000 to 1500 per day.
Yes they are, although you need to maintain traffic rules of helmet and signal lights. They also have alcometers for late night vehicles, so be aware. You can ask them any questions about sightseeing in Goa and about the places, they are most happy to enlighten you on the same and much more.
Here is a list of top beaches in Goa. These are beautiful, well maintained and have attracted tourists for years:
Goa has many islands that are popular for different things. Some of them are-
A few other islands are Bat island and Navy Island.
There are a variety of activities to engage in Goa. Some of these can be listed as follows:
1. Water Sports and Adventure Sports Activities like-
It is very difficult to choose a handful of places in Goa. Every place is beautiful and well maintained. However, if you are going to visit Goa for the first time or you are short of time. Here are the best places to visit in Goa -
You must surely do the following water sports in Goa-
Goa is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in India and it is popular for a reason. With beautiful beaches, mesmerising sunsets, fancy restaurants and pleasant weather, every couple aspires for a romantic trip to Goa. Goa offers every aspect of a romantic trip.
However, here’s what you can do to make your honeymoon worth cherishing a lifetime-
A resort plays an important part in the honeymoon as that’s where most of the couples spend their time. We’re going to help you with our favourite resorts that will help you add more romance to your trip. So, here you go-
Goa is also home to some of the best luxury resorts in India. Resorts that are beautifully set in some of the most stunning locations and are surrounded by nature and the never-ending sea. They offer the best amenities, facilities and other incentives.
Listed below are some of the most visited and best luxury resorts in Goa:
If you are on a budget trip and are not willing to spend in excess luxuriously on accommodation, you are going to love the below listed resorts. These resorts are placed at great locations, have all facilities and are easy on the pocket:
Budget resorts in North Goa
Budget resorts in South Goa
People visit Goa for the wonderful beaches. What if you get to live in front of one. Here we have, not just luxury 5-star beach facing front but also 2-star lovable properties that are the best beach resorts in Goa.
Best in North Goa-
Best in South Goa-
If you are on a budget trip, there’s not going to be any place as cool and affordable as the below listed backpacker hostels. With all basic facilities, these hostels are very easy on the pocket
Terra Rosa, an artfully constructed Portuguese Villa is our favourite pick in Goa. It is located on the scenic island of Chorao just a 20 minute drive from the capital, Panjim city.
It is a quaint place that has beautifully white washed churches including the majestic 16th century church of Sao Bartolomeu This villa offers a great chance to soak in the ethos of Goan village life on one hand and its vivacious night life on the other. The starting price of this villa is INR 6500
Beach shacks are beautiful! They have ample of space and shed that let you get out even on a bright shining sunny day. You can relax and sip a mug of beer at any of these shacks and your day feels bliss!
Here are some of the best beach shacks Goa has…
Grande island is located near the city of Panjim, a mere 1 hour drive. You can get onto the Grande island by only using water transportation. This island is worth visiting because it is an ideal spot for anybody who is interested in having the best scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing and diving experience.
Experienced and professional divers like to dive near the “Davy Jones Locker” sunken ship far away from this island and the sunken British 135-meter vessel “Suzy” which can be found just a few stones' throw away. Moreover, it’s a picturesque, interesting and breathtakingly beautiful place
Goa is one of India’s most popular diving destinations. There are a lot of places where you can enjoy the ride to witness the underwater world. Here is a list of all major scuba diving spots in Goa:
Depth- 8 metres
Depth- 14 metres
Depth- 6 metres
Depth- 30 metres
Depth- 6 to 8 metres
Depth- 14 metres
Depth- 8 to 10 metres
Depth- 8 to 24 metres
Depth- 4 to 8 metres
The mesmerising site of Dudhsagar falls can be witnessed in Goa. The giant fall is located on the Mandovi River on the border of the Indian state of Goa and Karnataka. As the torrential water falling down the cliff looks like milk, this place is called Dudhsagar. It is a must visit destination on your trip to Goa.
If you haven’t visited Churches in Goa yet, here’s where you should go:
And, if you haven’t visited forts in Goa, here’s where you should head-
South Goa has a number of places that are worth visiting and great beaches to soak the sunrays. You can engage in a number of water sport activities and adventure activities in South Goa.
Some activities are-
1. Sightseeing at Cabo De Rama Fort
Location: 27 km from Margao Railway Station, South Goa
2. Relax at beaches-
Location: Canacona Taluka, South Goa
North Goa has a number of places that are worth visiting and great beaches to soak the sunrays. You can engage in a number of water sports activities and adventure sports.
Some activities to do in North Goa are:-
Location: 19 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand, North Goa
Location: 2 km from Mapusa and 4 km from Aldona on the island of Corjuem in North Goa
Location: On the northern bank of the River Mandovi across to the city of Panaji in North Goa
There are a variety of cruises in Goa offering stunning views. Goa has beautiful cruise rides. Plus, they come in a variety!
Some of them are
Entry fee- approximately INR 2000 on weekdays
Rate per night- approximately INR 10000 on weekdays
Rate per night- approximately INR 10000 on weekdays
Entry fee- approximately INR 500 to 700 on weekdays
Entry fee- approximately INR 150 on weekdays
Goa is indeed a very romantic destination. With the perfect blend of sunrise, sunsets, beaches, eateries and nightlife. It has a lot to offer to set up the most romantic trip. These activities listed below will surely make your trip to Goa all the more romantic and magical.
North Goa is a lot more populated in comparison to South Goa. Having said that, both the regions have some of the best beaches. You may go to beaches of North Goa if you are looking at having a chilled environment at the shacks with other tourists being around. On the other hand, beaches in south Goa are more of secluded ones that don’t see great footfall. It is ideal for people who want to be away from the crowd.
One of the famous cruising activities in Goa include backwater cruising. It is a fun-thrill ride in the backwaters of Goan rivers like Mandovi and Zuari. You can best enjoy these during sunsets when the weather is very pleasant and the mood is set right with splendid views of the river.
There are many exciting casinos in Goa. The most visited ones are-
The entry fees to any of these floating casinos start at INR 1500 on weekdays and INR 2500 on weekends
Goa caters to every palate and preference. Here we have, the best serving breakfast restaurants in Goa that will surely let you have the best start to your day-
Location: E-212, 31st January Road, Fontainhas, Panjim
Location: The Marriott, Miramar Beach,Panaji
Location: The Marriott, Miramar Beach,Panaji
Location: 940, Market Rd, Monteiro Vaddo, Anjuna
Location: Tito's White House, Calangute-Arpora-Siolim Road, Anjuna
Location: Next to Village Panchayat, Naika Vaddo, Aguada - Siolim, Calangute
Location: Anjuna Flea Market Path, Monteiro Vaddo, Anjuna
Carrying liquor outside Goa may be legal in a few states and illegal in others. For example, it is illegal in the state of Gujarat and Maharashtra while states and territories to which permits are issued are Delhi, Kerala, Rajasthan, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Jammu and Kashmir, and Daman and Diu have the permit to carry liquor.
The famous local drink “Feni” that is made out of cashew nuts can be availed at any local liquor shops in Goa that are located in all major cities. They are easily available and come in various quantities. Usually, the smallest bottle of Feni costs INR 40 for about 250 litres.