It may be the smallest state in India but Goa packs a massive punch! Known for its beaches and beach life, it’s a haven for anyone looking to enjoy the sand and surf. Yet this tiny gem also has a long history and its Portuguese colonization still echoes today in the form of festivals, cuisine, bungalow mansions and surnames. And that’s not all. It’s an Eden for the best adventure tours in Goa with some blood-pumping action whether it’s snorkeling or water zorbing, hiking to waterfalls or even partying on a hilltop. Try your hand at canyoning in the Upper Sauri Canyon with 6 waterfalls to tackle. Use every skill at your disposal to navigate your way around natural obstacles and reach your goal. With so many beaches around, water activities like snorkeling and scuba diving are big. Head to Grande Island to spot dolphins, snorkel and admire Fort Aguada from the sea.
You can opt for a private island trip, and if you prefer, you’ll be whisked away and offered the opportunity to try activities such as kayaking, water zorbing and banana rides. If you want to appreciate Goa in a different light, the monsoon season is definitely the time to go. Visit the Harvalem Waterfall that swells in size during the rains and explore spice plantations before sitting down to a wholesome buffet. Trek up the forts for a panoramic vista of the vast sea and surrounding palm trees or walk along rickety coconut bark bridges over deep streams. Ride elephants at the Bondla Zoo, feed monkeys or kayak with crocodiles in the St.Esteve mangroves. Indulge in the best adventure tours in Goa for a truly enriching and thrilling experience.