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Dona Paula Beach

A lover’s paradise, the name of the location got its designation after a tragic love story, making the place more interesting and catchy. This former village is a heaven on earth that provides picturesque spots and huge space for sunbathing while relaxing in the calm beaches adjacent to clean blue waters.

Travellers love to be here to indulge in water sports like parasailing, kayaking etc. and gets the adrenaline rush at beaches like Dias beach and Dona Paula beach. Moreover, the markets for shopping are also vibrant and gets shiny names of food and drinking spots to attract visitors. For a perfect stay, one can also book their own resort or hotels here which are also loaded with amenities and good services.

: 6 km from Panaji city.

Water Sports: water scooter, and motorboat rides


Basilica of Bom Jesus

The oldest withstanding Church of Goa, beautifully built under the influence of Portuguese architectural style, is one of the best places to visit in Panjim. The lovely marble floor embellished with valuable stones adds up to the charm of the magnificent church.

The cathedral of the Church holds the remains of St. Xavier's in a silver casket which is elegantly decorated and, worshiped by his devotees. Famed for its amazing architecture, this ornate structure survived since the 16th century.
The locals believe the remains are eternal and, have obscure healing powers which in turn makes it one of the most attractive places to see in Panjim.

Old Goa Road, Near Gandhi Circle, Goa 403402, India

All days of the week except Sunday (9:00 AM - 6:30 PM)
               Sunday (10:30 AM - 6:30 PM)

Entry Fees:

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand:
Approximately 11 km


Fort Aguada

 Pulled up with a dark bricked stretch within the sea waters, Fort Aguada invites the visitors even from far to take a walk in, take a peek into the sea differently and get clicked in a movie style. The architecture of the fort is in royal Portuguese style and its vastness within the fortress is just grand.

One can witness the confluence of Mandovi river in the Arabian sea from here and the fort is a witness to the same since years. Embrace the old construction and military architecture here along with the lighthouse that stands tall. If the fort is not visited on a Goa trip, the trip is just not done right.

Location: At the southern tip of Candolim beach

Timings: Fort Aguada is open all days from 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM

Entry Fees: Good news! There are no charges to visit this ecstatic location. Visit it like a free bird.


Se Cathedral Church

One of the most striking churches in India is the “Se Cathedral” located in the Southern part of Goa. This magnificent church exhibits excellent artistry of the Portuguese-Manueline style with beautifully arched interior and an impressive courtyard. Previously, the cathedral had two towers but one of them collapsed in late 17th Century and was never rebuilt.

This cathedral is dedicated to St.Catherine, who belonged to Alexandria and there are six panels where her life scenes are beautifully carved. The most prominent feature of this cathedral is the huge “golden bell” which is one of the best bells in the world. This 250 feet high cathedral is a frequented spot and is visited by the tourists as well as locals. The tranquility and serene aura of the cathedral makes it a must visit spot in the list of places to visit in South Goa.

Velha, Goa 403402

7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Entry Fee: 


Shantadurga Temple

“Pious Aura” this is what you will witness at this magnificent temple situated at the foot of Kavlem village in Ponda Taluka. This temple is devoted to goddess “Shantadurga” who is worshiped as the “Goddess of Peace” and, it is one of the most prominent and, large temples in entire Goa.

The divine shrine was initially situated at, Cavelossim but during the demolition period of the Portuguese in the mid 15th century, the celestial being was relocated to Kavlem. The vibrant combination of the maroon, white and peach give the temple an enchanting old-charm look.

Apart from these, Nayan Manohar Deepstambh is another point of attraction which is beautifully lit during the festivals and at that time, the beauty has no boundaries.

Kapileswari - Kavlem Rd, Donshiwado, Ponda, Goa 403401

5:00 AM - 10:00  PM

Entry Fee:


The Church of Mae De Deus

This bright white building and Neo-Gothic architecture are so impulsive that just mesmerizes its beholders. One will surely get awestruck with the impact of peaceful beauty, settlement within the greenery and the aura it presents right from the first look to the same.

Right from the exteriors to interiors, the church is certainly one of the best places to visit in North Goa. Interestingly, it houses the miraculous statue of Mae de Deus which brought the church back to life post its ruin state. With imposing interiors and carved ornamentation on ceiling and walls, the church magnetizes not just the religion followers but also those who love to praise the reality on the ground.

Location: Chogm Rd, Saligao

Timings: Gate to God’s own home opens up every day from 9.00 AM to 12.30 PM and from 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM.

Entry Fees: Absolutely none!


Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary

Sitting, right in the middle of the hillock this mighty church has three shrines of Mary, Our Lady of the Rosary and, Crucifixion of Jesus. Being the first church to built-in Goa it holds utmost significance in its tourism and, adding up to the most attractive places to visit in Panjim.

Previously, it was just a chapel in the early 15th century but, with time and tide, the chapel went through many transformations and, led to this massive structure which is elegantly built with influences of several architectural styles.

 North-Eastern Side of Central Square, Panjim 403001, India

All days 10 AM - 12:30 PM and 4 PM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fees: 

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 1.6 km away.


Casino Royale Goa

This place will “blow your mind” as here casino floats on water. Deltin has modern and classy casinos which are undoubtedly the most happening ones. There are numerous floors sprawling over an area of 40,000 square feet with various sections to keep people engaged of all ages. With 123 gaming tables here, you can play all sorts of gambling games be it Poker, Teen Patti, Black Jack, and many more variants.

While you enjoy the gambling, you can also savor exclusive liquors at the whiskey lounge with amazing hand-rolled cigars. The casino provides all the top-notch amenities and, is the ace in the field of the casinos. Undoubtedly it is one of the most happening places to visit in Panjim.
One can also relax in VIP gaming suites where one can stay as well as play. The highlighting feature of the casino is that it is the only place with a dedicated poker room.

Noah's Ark, RND Jetty, Dayanand Bandodkar Road, Panaji, Goa 403001

Open 24 hrs

Entry Fees: 
Monday to Thursday    Rs 2500/-   
                    Friday to Sunday
         Rs 3500/-

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 1.6 km away

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Traveller Tales from Goa


Vivek Sagar

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 ...

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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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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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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 th...

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Kiran Ponduri

30 July 2019

"great trip.. had a very good time..!!"

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Rathinasamy N

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...

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Shaik Salma

14 February 2018

"Awesome experience. Should & must visit.... its a place where you would enjoy a lot"

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sundar anba

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...

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What You Should Know More About Goa

  • Q. Drinking Laws

    According to the drinking laws of the Union Territory of Goa, the legal drinking age to consume alcohol is 18 years.

  • Q. What you will like there?

    Free and Liberal Environment
    Goa is a very liberal place where you can wear the type of clothes you want, drink alcohol freely and just unwind yourself without anyone judging you. 

    Serene Beaches
    The beaches, especially in North Goa are clean and mesmerizing. Spending a day lying on the beach, enjoying the salty sea breeze blowing over you is an unforgettable feeling. 

    Facilities for Tourists
    Since Goa is a tourism state, there are many facilities for tourists like rented bikes, general stores, medical stores, options for accommodation, variety cuisine restaurants and entertainment facilities. A tourist in Goa will never feel uncomfortable or lacking because of this.

    There is no end to the type of places you can visit in Goa at night. From high end clubs playing EDM and house music to clubs playing the Desi Bollywood music or traditional energetic Goan music, you will have a variety of choice for partying in Goa.

    You will never forget the taste of authentic Goan fish curry and rice once you have it. There are several small and big restaurants which serve traditional Goan food and you can also try some famous seafood like Lobsters, crabs, squids, shellfish and sharks cooked in different traditional as well as modern styles.

  • Q. Recommended reads for destination

    Website :

    Books :
    The Rough Guide to Goa

  • Q. How to reach Goa from Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore?

    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


    • Pune to Goa via NH 17

    Road Distance- 473 km

    Rail Distance- 492 km

    Aerial Distance- 357 km


    Road Distance- 564 km

    Rail Distance- 638 Km

    Aerial Distance- 463 km

  • Q. What are the best adventure activities that can be done in Goa?

    There are a number of adventures for one to indulge in Goa. Some of which are:


    • Trekking to Dudhsagar falls or the Vagheggiare peak
    • Scuba diving at Grand Island
    • Snorkelling and dolphin spotting at Grande Island
    • Water rides such as banana boat, jet skiing, bumper ride and parasailing at well-known beaches like Calangute, Mober, Baga, Palolem, Anjuna and Vagator
    • Water skiing at Mobor beach
    • Hot air balloon ride at Assolda ground


    You may also consider trying out some offbeat activities like


    • Backwater Kayaking at Sylvan Siridao
    • Camping in south side of Palolem beach.

  • Q. Does Goa have an international airport? How to reach Panjim from the airport?

    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.

  • Q. What are the adventure water sports available in Goa?

    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:


    • Jet Ski rides at famous beaches like Candolim, Baga and Vagator
    • Parasailing at famous beaches like Anjuna and Vagator
    • Ringo Rides can be best enjoyed at Pindul Cave
    • Water Skiing and Scuba diving at Mobor beach
    • Speed Boating at Baina beach
    • Wakeboarding at Baga Beach
    • Windsurfing at Dona Paula
    • Kite surfing at Morjim
    • Bumpy banana ride at famous beaches like Baga, Calangute, Anjuna and Vagator
    • Kayaking in backwaters of the Mandovi, Zuari, Chorao and Nerul River
    • Angling or Sport Fishing in Dona Paula
    • Snorkeling at Grand Island and Bogmalo beach
    • Water rafting in Mhadei river and Valpoi river
    • Winch-boat parasailing at Mobor Beach
    • Dolphin spotting at Mobor Beach

  • Q. Where can I learn to surf in Goa? When is best time for surfing?

    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.

  • Q. How expensive is Goa?

    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.

  • Q. What is the best time to go on a holiday to Goa?

    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.

  • Q. Where can we go for parasailing in Goa? What is the approximate cost?

    This is an extremely popular water sport in Goa. You can enjoy it at the following locations:


    • Dona Paula
    • Majorda
    • Anjuna
    • Bogmalo
    • Calangute
    • Colva
    • Candolim
    • Vagator


    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

  • Q. Is it safe to travel to Goa?

    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..

  • Q. Which is the famous place to do river rafting in Goa? Is it safe to do river rafting?

    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

  • Q. Which are the best places to go for snorkeling in Goa?

    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:


    • Suzy’s wreck in Calangute
    • Grande Island
    • Shelter Cove near Vasco de Gama
    • Bay of Bounty
    • Uma Guma
    • Bat Island
    • Navy Island
    • The Jetty
    • Locker of Davy Jones
    • The Turbo Tunnel
    • Sail Rock
    • Surge City

  • Q. I am woman visiting Goa alone? Will I be safe?

    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.

  • Q. Where can I do Kayaking in Goa? What is the average cost of Kayaking?

    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:


    • Aguada River
    • Sylvan Siridao
    • Chorao
    • Nerul Creek or Spike’s river
    • Bat Island
    • Mobor beach
    • Bambolim
    • Calangute-Baga stretch
    • Candolim
    • Zuari
    • Chicalim
    • Vasco da Gama
    • Mandovi
    • Sal backwaters


    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.

  • Q. What are the essential items that one must pack while travelling to Goa?

    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:

    • Sunscreen- A good sunscreen since you will be out in the heat on beaches.
    • Sunglasses- to save you from harsh sunrays and to cover-up sleepy and hung-over eyes.
    • Essential Footwear- Make sure you take a mix of flip flops, crocs and dancing shoes because you cannot wear the same shoes everywhere in Goa
    • Jacket- It is going to be hot in the day but considerably cool at night. So carrying a jacket isn’t a bad idea. You can also use this as a mat or pillow at the beach.
    • Fanny Pack- You can carry this bag that sticks to your waist instead of a sling bag or a tote for all your essentials.
    • Power Bank- In case you’re unable to charge your phone while travelling, you have a backup
    • Water Bottles - so that you don’t get dehydrated
    • Moisturiser- Considering Goa’s weather, your skin can become dry very quickly.
    • First Aid Box- Goa is full of outdoor activities and an emergency may occur at any point. So, it is advisable to carry at least a basic first aid kit with you.

  • Q. What are some restricted/prohibited goods in Goa?

    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.


    • Drugs- As it is in all parts of India, possessing or trading drugs is a serious crime in Goa.
    • Drone- We know, aerial photography is brilliant but make sure you don’t remove your flying camera in this state without prior permission
    • Gutkha- A preparation of crushed areca nut, tobacco, catechu, paraffin wax, slaked lime and sweet or savory flavorings is not allowed in the state.

  • Q. Can I do Kite-Surfing in Goa? Where can I do it?

    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
    • Mondego Bay, Morjim
    • Bambolim
    • Mandrem
    • Ashvem
    • Pernem

  • Q. Where can we do Paragliding in Goa? What is the cost of Paragliding?

    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.

  • Q. What is the ideal duration for a holiday in Goa?

    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.

  • Q. Where can we do Quad Biking in Goa?

    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.

  • Q. How is the general climate in Goa?

    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.

  • Q. What are the most important points to be considered while planning my trip to Goa?

    Here is a list of things you should keep in mind while planning a trip to Goa-

    • Don’t carry too much hard of cash in hand. Keep that ATM card handy.
    • Keep your wallet in a safe place, not in the rear pocket.
    • Make sure you carry one single pouch for all important documents like passport, PAN card, etc.
    • Remind yourself to stay hydrated at all times.
    • Carry sunscreen, a lot of it.

  • Q. What should I do in case of any medical emergency during adventure activities?

    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:

    Ambulance -108

    Goa Medical College Hospital - 2458727, 2458049

  • Q. Are there any religious restrictions in Goa?

    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.

  • Q. What is the best time to take holidays in Goa?

    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 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.

  • Q. Which all beaches are famous in Goa for water sports?

    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:


    • Grande Islands – Scuba Diving
    • Candolim Beach – jet skiing, bump rides, banana rides, catamaran sailing, parasailing, water skiing and surfing
    • Rajbaga Beach – surfing and kneeboarding
    • Palolem Beach – banana rides
    • Mobor Beach - parasailing and water skiing
    • Dona Paula Beach and Bogmalo Beach - windsurfing
    • Baina Beach - Flyboarding
    • Calangute - Best for kayaking, wind surfing, jet-skiing, parasailing, banana ride, and water surfing
    • Baga - et-skiing, parasailing, power scooter rides, scuba diving and snorkeling
    • Anjuna - scuba diving, wind surfing, paragliding, parasailing and jet skiing
    • Majorda Beach - jet-skiing and banana boat riding
    • Colva Beach - jet-skiing, paragliding, banana boat riding, parasailing, snorkeling, motorboat and speed boat

  • Q. What all types of cuisines can I find in Goa? Which ethnic food is special in Goa?

    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!

  • Q. Which restaurants serve the best seafood in Goa?

    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.

    • Ritz Classic - Panjim
    • Fisherman’s Wharf - Mobor Beach, Cavelossim
    • Zeebop - Utorda Beach, Salcette
    • Suwadik- Panjim
    • Souza Lobo - Calangute Beach

  • Q. Which treks are famous 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.

  • Q. Can we visit Dudhsagar waterfall? Is jeep safari to Dudhsagar falls is safe?

    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.

  • Q. Is vegetarian food easily available in Goa? Which are some famous restaurants for vegetarian food?

    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:


    • Navtara Pure Veg Restaurant- Panaji

    Location: 5 locations in Goa – Panjim, Margao, Mapusa, Porvorim and Calangute


    • Bhojan - Panaji

    Location: Hotel Fidalgo, 18th June Road, Panaji, Goa


    • Bean Me Up - Anjuna

    Location: 1639/2, Deulvaddo, Near Anjuna Petrol Pump, Anjuna


    • Saraya Art Cafe- Sangolda

    Location: Saraya House, Chogm Road, Penha de Franca, Sangolda


    • Jalsa- Bardez

    Location: Tambudki, Arpora, Bardez

  • Q. Which are some famous islands in Goa famous for adventure activities?

    Some of the famous islands famous for adventure activities in Goa are:


    1. Chorao Island- Best known for cycling
    2. Grande Island- Best known for scuba diving
    3. Divar Island- Best known for kayaking
    4. Sao Jacinto Island- Best known for kayaking
    5. Conco Island or Monkey Island- Best known for snorkelling

  • Q. Does one have easy access to alcohol in Goa? What is the legal drinking age?

    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.

  • Q. Is smoking legal in Goa?

    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.

  • Q. Can kids do adventure activities in Goa? Which activities are suitable for kids?

    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.

  • Q. What are some important laws that I should keep in mind while visiting Goa?

    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-


    • Drugs- As it is in all parts of India, possessing or trading drugs is a serious crime in Goa.
    • Drone- We know, aerial photography is brilliant but make sure you don’t remove your flying camera in this state.
    • Gutkha- A preparation of crushed areca nut, tobacco, catechu, paraffin wax, slaked lime and sweet or savory flavorings is not allowed in the state.
    • PDA- Excessive public display of affection is restricted in public places in the state of Goa.

  • Q. What festivals do the local people celebrate in Goa?

    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-


    • Shree Shantadurga Zatra, Fatorpa
    • Goa Carnival
    • Shigmo or Shigmotsav
    • Easter
    • The Goa Food and Cultural Festival
    • Sao Joao Festival
    • Chikal Kalo Festival
    • Touxeachem Feast
    • Ganesh Chathurthi
    • Dussehra
    • Christmas
    • Diwali & Narkasur Nights

  • Q. What kind of laws are there in Goa regarding drug usage?

    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.

  • Q. What do I do in case of any medical emergency in Goa? Are there enough Hospitals in Goa?

    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-

    1. Cover affected areas with a clean dry cloth, towel or blanket to protect the burn and minimize pain
    2. Remove clothing and jewelry. Flush all burns with water, NOT ice for approximately 10 minutes
    3. Ask for medical help from people in the vicinity


    Here are a few emergency contact numbers you can make a note of:


    • Ambulance-108

    Location- Entire Goa


    • Goa Medical College-2458727, 2458049

    Location- Bambolim, Central Goa


    • Manipal Hospital - Emergency- 8888702222

    Location- Panjim, Central Goa


    • Wockhardt NUSI Hospital- 6684444

    Location- Cuncolim, South Goa


    • Vision Hospital- 2256788

    Location-  Mapusa, North Goa

    • Women's Police Helpline-1091
    • Panjim Women's Police Station-2428992
    • Margao Women's Police Station-2710762

  • Q. What kind of shopping can be done in Goa? Which flea markets are famous in 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!


    • Flea Market Baga And Anjuna
    • Chapora Fish Market
    • Tibetan Markets
    • Mapusa's Friday Market
    • Anjuna's Wednesday Flea Market
    • Calangute Market Square
    • Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora

  • Q. Are ATM cards safe and useful to carry in Goa? Are there any international ATM facilities in Goa?

    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.

  • Q. Are there any money exchangers in Goa?

    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.

  • Q. What kind of nightlife can I experience in Goa?

    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-


    • Chill at the beach shacks
    • Try your luck at the casinos
    • Cruising at night
    • Party hard in the discos and clubs
    • Bars and pubs for the ones who wish to get high
    • Night Flea markets for the shopaholics
    • Silent Noise Parties
    • Star gazing all night long

  • Q. Which pubs and clubs are a must visit in Goa?

    With the most nightlife in India, below are a list of clubs and pubs that contribute tremendously to the nightlife of Goa.


    • Club Cubana
    • Club LPK (Love Passion Karma)
    • Sin Q
    • Leopard Valley
    • Cohiba
    • Cafe Mambos
    • Red Square
    • Nyex Beach Club
    • Curlies Beach Shack
    • Silent Noise Club

  • Q. Are there any rave parties in 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.

  • Q. Which clubs are good for a trance party?

    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-

    • Primrose
    • Ozone
    • Shiva Valley
    • Club Cubana
    • Hilltop

  • Q. Which clubs are good for couples?

    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-


    • Club LPK (Love, Passion, Karma)

    Address: Nerul, Candolim, Bardez

    Cost for couples- INR 1500


    • Club Cubana

    Address: Airport Hill, Near Marinha Dourada Hotel, Anjuna Road, Arpora

    Cost for couples- INR 1500


    • Club Bora Bora

    Address: Morjim Beach, Vithaldas Vaddo, Morjim

    Cost for couples- INR 900


    • Club M

    Address: Marbella Beach Resort, 782, Gawdewada, Morjim-Ashvem Road, Arambol

    Cost for couples- INR 1200


    • The liquid sky

    Address: Vagator Beach, Vagator

    Cost for couples- INR 1000

  • Q. Can I rent a bike, car etc. to travel within Goa? What is the cost of renting?

    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.

  • Q. Are the police helpful and cooperative in Goa?

    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.

  • Q. Which are most famous beaches in North and South Goa?

    Here is a list of top beaches in Goa. These are beautiful, well maintained and have attracted tourists for years:


    North Goa

    • Kerim Beach - The northernmost beach of Goa that has an Old Portuguese Fort and a 17th century church.  Located close to Tiracol fort, it is a peaceful and an unexplored beach with a calm shore.


    • Arambol - This is considered to be one of the best beaches in Goa as it is well maintained and less explored.


    • Mandrem - Mandrem is one of the most beautiful beaches of North Goa where you can go for a dolphin spotting ride.


    • Morjim - Morjim is one of most secluded beaches in North Goa. Here, you can spot a large variety of birds and Olive Ridley Turtles, hillocks and good food.


    • Chapora - The white sand along with black lava rocks plus the Chapora fort overlooking the sea makes it a beautiful sight.



    Central Goa

    • Miramar - Miramar beach is located 3 km south-west of Panaji and is a very popular beach amongst locals as well as tourist.


    • Dona Paula - This place has Water Sports, jetty, Rocky shores, shopping and so much more. It is located just 6 km south-west of Panaji.


    • Siridao - A paradise for sea shell collectors, this beach has a rocky and sandy shore and it’s most famous attraction is the Chapel of Jesus of Nazareth.



    South Goa

    • Colva - This beautiful beach is famous for its romantic evenings, great seafood and the most happening beach for nightlife in South Goa.


    • Benaulim - This beach has good food, local markets, and is particularly famous for bullfighting events that take place here.


    • Cavelossim Beach - Once you’re here, you can relax on this white sand, black lava rocks and beach shacks. Eat tasty Goan dishes and Seafood, do watersport activities and shop at the local markets. You can also go for dolphin spotting trips here.

  • Q. Are there any islands in Goa?

    Goa has many islands that are popular for different things. Some of them are-

    • Chorao Island- Best known for cycling
    • Grande Island- Best known for scuba diving
    • Divar Island- Best known for kayaking
    • Sao Jacinto Island- Best known for kayaking
    • Conco Island or Monkey Island- Best known for snorkelling mention in bullets

    A few other islands are Bat island and Navy Island. 

  • Q. What are the different activities one can do in Goa?

    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-


    • White water rafting in Mandovi river
    • Nightlife at Club Cubana and Club LPK
    • Snorkelling at Bogmalo Beach
    • Adventure trek to Dudhsagar falls
    • Dolphin viewing at Mobor beach
    • Shopping on the streets of Baga and Calangute
    • Sunbathing and relaxing at famous beaches like beaches Calangute,Baga, Arambol Vagator, Anjuna etc
    • Scuba Diving at Grande Islands
    • Hot Air Ballooning on Assolna grounds
    • Cruising in the Arabian Sea
    • Sailing on the Palolem beach
    • Kayaking, white water rafting and coracle boat rides in Dandeli

    2.  Local sightseeing to places like-



    • Pandava cave complex and Arvalem waterfalls
    • Dudhsagar Falls
    • Ashwem and Arossim Beach
    • Mollem National Park
    • Fontainhas
    • Calangute and Baga beach
    • Fort Aguada
    • Deltin Royale Casino boat
    • Chapora fort
    • Basilica of Bom Jesus

    3. Local Shopping in markets like-


    • Flea Market Baga And Anjuna
    • Chapora Fish Market
    • Tibetan Markets
    • Mapusa's Friday Market
    • Anjuna's Wednesday Flea Market
    • Calangute Market Square
    • Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora

    4. Cruising ride in-


    • Luxury Cruise
    • Private Cruise
    • Casino Cruise
    • Sundown Cruise
    • Sunset Cruise
    • Dinner Cruise
    • Backwater Thrills

    5. Visiting Casinos like-


    • Casino Pride
    • Deltin Royale
    • Deltin Jaqk
    • Deltin Caravela

  • Q. What are some famous tourist attractions in Goa?

    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 -

    • Pandava cave complex and Arvalem waterfalls - Well maintained caves to take a break from the beaches. The Arvalem waterfalls are located closeby.
    • Dudhsagar Falls- literally means milk river and can be quite dangerous during the monsoons
    • Ashwem and Arossim Beach- Secluded beaches away from the crowd
    • Mollem National Park- Home to several species of wild cats, a wide variety of birds, snakes and butterflies
    • Fontainhas- Portuguese settlement and architecture in Goa
    • Calangute beach- Most popular and largest beach in Goa
    • Fort Aguada- A well-preserved 17 century Portuguese fort
    • Deltin Royale Casino boat- Largest casino boat in Panjim
    • Chapora fort- For beautiful views of the Chapora river.
    • Basilica of Bom Jesus- UNESCO World Heritage site

  • Q. Which watersports are a must do in Goa?

    You must surely do the following water sports in Goa-


    • Jet Ski rides at famous beaches like Candolim, Baga and Vagator
    • Water Skiing at Mobor beach
    • Windsurfing at Dona Paula
    • Scuba diving at Grande Island
    • Water rafting in Mhadei river
    • Fishing in Dona Paula
    • Bumpy banana ride at famous beaches like Baga, Calangute, Anjuna and Vagator

  • Q. Is it worth visiting Goa for honeymoon?

    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 romantic walk on the beach
    • Discover the Latin Quarter of Fontainhas
    • Visit the location of the tragic love story of Dona Paula de Menezes
    • Go for a romantic dinner on cruise
    • Go for a couple massage and spa
    • Go for a night time beach stroll
    • Spend time on a houseboat
    • Do some sky-gazing
    • Dive in the sea together

  • Q. Which resorts are good for a honeymoon in Goa?

    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-

    • Majorda Beach Resort
    • Zuri White Sands Resort
    • Park Hyatt resort
    • Dona Sylvia Resort
    • Kenilworth beach resort
    • Vivanta Taj
    • Varca Le Palms

  • Q. Which are some luxury resorts in Goa?

    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:

    • Kenilworth Beach Resort
    • Cidade De Goa
    • Taj Exotica, Sinquerim
    • Marriott
    • Radisson Blu
    • Park Grand Hyatt
    • The Leela
    • The Zuri White Sands

  • Q. Which are some budget 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

    • Riva Resort
    • Whispering Palms Beach Resort
    • Lemon Tree Amarante Beach Resort
    • Palmarinha Resort
    • Stay SImple Peninsula Beach Resort

    Budget resorts in South Goa

    • Majorda Beach Resort
    • Longuinhos Beach Resort
    • Baywatch Resort
    • Alagoa Resort
    • Rama Resort

  • Q. Which are some best beach resorts in 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-

    • Santana Beach Resort
    • Adamo The Bellus
    • The Rivasa Resort


    Best in South Goa-

    • Alila Diwa
    • Taj Exotica
    • Ramada Caravela Resort

  • Q. Are there any backpacker’s hostels in 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


    • Wonderland Hoste
      Location- Anjuna
    • Roadhouse Hostels

                Location- Palolem


    • Dreams Hostel

                Location- Vagator


    • Hopping Frog

                Location- Assagao


    • Red Door Hostel

                Location- Anjuna


    • The Hostel Crowd

                Location- Panaji

  • Q. Which is the best villa stay in Goa? How much will it cost?

    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

  • Q. Which are the best shacks in Goa?

    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…

    • La Plage
    • Location- Ashwem


    • Sublime
    • Location- Morjim


    • Thalassa
    • Location- Vagator


    • Villa Blanche
    • Location: Assagao


    • Beam me up
    • Location- Anjuna


    • Brittos
    • Location- Baga


    • Martin’s Corner
    • Location- Betalbatim


    • Curlies
    • Location- Anjuna


    • Dream Catcher
    • Location- Baga


    • Anthony’s
    • Location- Baga

  • Q. How far is Grande Island from Panjim? Is it worth visiting?

    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


  • Q. Can I do Scuba Diving in Goa? Which are the best diving sites in Goa?

    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:


    • Cove of Shelter

               Depth- 8 metres


    • Reef of Uma Guma

               Depth- 14 metres


    • Bay of Bounty

                Depth- 6 metres


    • Wreck of Suzy’s

                Depth- 30 metres


    • The Jetty

                Depth- 6 to 8 metres


    • Locker of Davy Jones

                Depth- 14 metres


    • The Turbo Tunnel

                 Depth- 8 to 10 metres


    • Sail Rock

                Depth- 8 to 24 metres


    • Grande Banks

                Depth- 4 to 8 metres

  • Q. Where is Dudhsagar Waterfall? Is it worth visiting?

    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.

  • Q. Which churches and forts are famous in Goa?

    If you haven’t visited Churches in Goa yet, here’s where you should go:

    • Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church
    • Location: Rua Emidio Garcia, Panjim


    • Francis of Assisi church
    • Location: Off National Highway 4, Velha Goa


    • Basilica of Bom Jesus
    • Location: Old Goa Rd, Bainguinim


    • Se Cathedral
    • Location: Velha, Goa


    • St Alex Church
    • Location: North Goa, Near Don Bosco School, Bardez taluka, Calangute


    And, if you haven’t visited forts in Goa, here’s where you should head-

    • Fort Aguada
    • Location: Fort Aguada Road, Candolim


    • Chapora Fort
    • Location:Chapora village, North Goa


    • Cabo De Rama Fort
    • Location: 27 km from Margao Railway Station,Cabo de rama village, South Goa


    • Corjuem Fort
    • Location: 2 km from Mapusa and 4 km from Aldona on the island of Corjuem in North Goa


    • Reis Magos Fort
    • Location: On the northern bank of the River Mandovi across to the city of Panaji in North Goa

  • Q. What activities can I do in South Goa?

    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-
    • Colva - This beautiful beach is famous for its romantic evenings, great seafood and the most happening nightlife in South Goa.
    • Benaulim - This beach has good food, local markets, and is particularly famous for bullfighting events that take place here.
    • Cavelossim Beach - Once you’re here, you can relax on this white sand and black lava rocks and beach shacks eat Goan dishes and Seafood, gin watersports and shop at the local markets. You can also go for dolphin spotting trips here.

    3. Visit the famous Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

    Location: Canacona Taluka, South Goa

  • Q. What activities can I do in North 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:-


    1. Visit Chapora Fort

    Location: 19 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand, North Goa


    1. Visit Corjuem Fort

    Location: 2 km from Mapusa and 4 km from Aldona on the island of Corjuem in North Goa


    1. Reis Magos Fort

    Location: On the northern bank of the River Mandovi across to the city of Panaji in North Goa


    1. Relax at the best secret beaches in Goa like-
    • Kerim Beach - The northernmost beach of Goa that has an Old Portuguese Fort and a 17th century church and is located close to Tiracol fort. It is peaceful and an unexplored beach with calm shore.


    • Arambol - This is considered to be one of the best beaches in Goa as it is well maintained and less explored.


    • Mandrem - Mandrem is of the most beautiful beaches of North Goa where you can go for a dolphin spotting ride.


    • Morjim - Morjim is one of most secluded beaches in North Goa. Here, you can spot a large variety of birds and Olive Ridley Turtles, hillocks and good food.


    • Chapora - The white sand along with black lava rocks plus the Chapora fort overlooking the sea makes it a beautiful sight.

  • Q. Can I do a cruise ride in 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

    • Luxury Cruise

    Entry fee- approximately INR 2000 on weekdays


    • Private Cruise

    Rate per night- approximately INR 10000 on weekdays


    • Houseboat Cruise

    Rate per night-  approximately INR 10000 on weekdays


    • River Cruise

    Entry fee- approximately INR 500 to 700 on weekdays


    • Sunset Cruise

    Entry fee- approximately INR 150 on weekdays

  • Q. What all romantic activities couples can do in Goa?

    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.


    • A romantic walk on the beach
    • Discover the Latin Quarter of Fontainhas
    • Visit the location of the tragic love story of Dona Paula de Menezes
    • Go for a romantic dinner on cruise
    • Go for a couple massage and spa
    • Go for a night time beach stroll
    • Spend time on a houseboat
    • Do some sky-gazing
    • Dive in the sea together

  • Q. Which place has good beaches, North Goa or South Goa?

    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.

  • Q. Can we go for backwater cruises in Goa?

    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.

  • Q. Which casinos are good in Goa?

    There are many exciting casinos in Goa. The most visited ones are-

    • Casino Pride
    • Deltin Royale
    • Deltin Jaqk
    • Deltin Caravela


    The entry fees to any of these floating casinos start at INR 1500 on weekdays and INR 2500 on weekends

  • Q. Which places are famous for breakfast in Goa?

    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-


    • The Verandah Restaurant

    Location: E-212, 31st January Road, Fontainhas, Panjim


    • Infantaria Restaurant & Bar

    Location: The Marriott, Miramar Beach,Panaji


    • U.R

    Location: The Marriott, Miramar Beach,Panaji


    • Artjuna

    Location: 940, Market Rd, Monteiro Vaddo, Anjuna


    • Lila Café

    Location: Tito's White House, Calangute-Arpora-Siolim Road, Anjuna


    • Kenny’s

    Location: Next to Village Panchayat, Naika Vaddo, Aguada - Siolim, Calangute


    • Garden Bakery

    Location: Anjuna Flea Market Path, Monteiro Vaddo, Anjuna

  • Q. Can we take liquor bottles outside Goa?

    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.

  • Q. Where can we get Goa’s famous local drink “Feni”?

    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.