20 Best Things to Do in North Goa
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What to Do in North Goa?

Scuba Diving, Dudsagar Falls Trek, Snorkelling, Kayaking in Sal Backwaters, Visit Fort Aguada, Dolphin Spotting, Cruise ride at Mandovi River, Banana Boat Ride and many more.

Hugging India’s western coast, the small exotic state can best be described as magical with some of the best things to do in North Goa. Also referred to as the 'Rome of East', it is one of the most happening and modern tourist destinations in India with deep-rooted heritage, culture, and tradition. 

Ruled by the Portuguese for around 450 years, the cultural heritage of Goa consists of numerous goa churches, temples, and mosques. Goa’s exotic beaches, sprawling with golden sands and corals as well as the delicious seafood surprise and entices all those that visit Goa from over the world.

Being in Goa is always a picnic with delicious Goan food like sorpotel, sannas, and
patoleo; games like bingo; traditional dances like the kunbi; and singing sessions featuring Konkani mandos and dulpods. The rich culture, lively goans and enticing landscape call for some of the best things to do in North Goa like water sports activities on its golden beaches, spice plantation tours in its jungles, trekking to the most gorgeous waterfalls in the state, sightseeing its ancient ruins, temples, and churches, indulging in sunset boat cruises along its calm and deep waters, shopping for unique wares at its multiple hippie flea markets and what most come here for, its crazy partying frenzy that goes on all night long.

Goa is privileged to have a pleasant climate, not too cold winters and turquoise skies, a spectacular landscape with splendid coconut palm shores, smooth twisting rivers
and dense jungle-covered hillocks. With a vibrant culture, a rich colonial past, and warm welcoming people, the beauty of Goa will capture your heart throughout, leaving you wanting more. Have a look at some of the best places to see and things to do in North Goa for a truly memorable and wild vacation here.

Listed below are some of the best things to do in North Goa:

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Scuba Diving

This gorgeous state in India and hot tourist spot is bordered with the Arabian Sea with a plethora of underwater life. It houses fish of a varied colour pallet, turtles, reef sharks and aquatic plants which make the world beneath the sea a fantasy land. 

The Third major diving destination in India, Scuba diving in Goa is even fun due to the presence of a number of wrecks off its coastline including Portuguese Galleons and World War II battleships. Scuba diving is one of the best things to do in Goa and a wonderful way to witness the odyssey of this vibrant underwater paradise.

Price: The cost for a scuba diving experience varies depending on the visibility and the tourist season. A single trip can cost from INR 1500 - 3500 per person.

Location: You can dive deep into a number of locations in Goa, namely Grande Island, Nagoa, Sao Gorge Island, Candolim, Calangute beach etc.
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Dudsagar Falls Trek

Gushing down at the border of Goa and Karnataka, the Dudhsagar boasts of being one of the tallest waterfalls in India. The trail to the falls boasts of rich flora and fauna all along the way, however being so unique these falls have a good old railway track offering a magnificent of the tall white cascade.

Dudhsagar literally meaning ‘River of milk’ shot to publicity after being filmed in Chennai Express, the Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone blockbuster film. One has to indulge in this magnificent trek to behold its beauty.

How to reach: You can reach there by jeep, train or trekking

- Train: Take a train from Margao city in Goa to Kulem or Castle rock station and get off to the nearest tunnel to the Dudhsagar waterfalls.

- Jeep: You can drive from Panaji (74 km) or Margao (47 km) right to the base of the trail from where you would have to hike for an hour to reach the falls.

- Trekking: You can trek along the railway track with scenic views and tunnels all along the way. Trek from Kulem to Dudhsagar (12 km, 4 h) or from Castle Rock (14 km, 5h) right to the falls.

Price: The forest department charges Rs. 20 per head of the visitors entering the premises. Carrying a camera or professional camera is also charged, at Rs.300 and Rs 5000 respectively.

Location: It is located on the border of Goa and Karnataka in Sonaulim, Goa.


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Snorkelling

Set sail on the Arabian Sea, where you’ll drop anchor and hop into the crystal blue waters for a bit of snorkelling. Get up close to colourful coral and tropical fish before heading to the white, sandy beach where you can relax and bask in a gorgeous sun tan. 

Look for dolphins along the way to the island during a boat trip that takes up to one hour. Admire the colourful coral reefs and dazzling fish as you float in calm warm waters just off the beach. You’ll have about four hours to snorkel, swim and relax on the beach. 

Soak up the gorgeous scenery and munch on snacks provided by your guide. For lunch, feast on a Goan barbecue of fish or meat accompanied by drinks.

Price: Prices vary depending on the location and duration of your snorkelling trip. On an average, the cost ranges between INR 1300 - 2500 per person.

Locations: Some of the best snorkelling spots in Goa are Sinquerim Beach, Grande Island, Monkey Island/ Palolem Beach.


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Kayaking in Sal Backwaters

For an amazing kayaking experience in Goa, its six rivers: Mandovi and Zuari are the most famous ones, but then there’s also Sal, Chapora, Mapura and Terekol. These mighty rivers support a beaming mangrove habitat, that only attracts wildlife but numerous species of freshwater fish and even dangerous crocs. 

Getting on a boat and kayaking is a great way to soak in the beauty of nature in Goa. These trips are easy and not too hard to paddle through water, giving you ample time to admire your surroundings. 

Kayaking in the backwaters of Goa gives you an entry to the heart of the mangroves, only a few feet away from interesting creatures like herons, cormorants, kingfishers, and frolicking otters. Visit from November to February, when you can spot flocks of migratory birds, making this place their home.

Gliding through Goa’s calm waters doesn’t even require much skill or expertise, just a strong will and lust for adventure. Newcomers can also learn to paddle in no time, while professionals seeking more of a challenge, can try tougher routes of the Zuari and Mandovi river. These kayaking trips usually end at fishing villages with a simple meal of crab curry, fried fish and beer making it just a perfect end.

Price: Two-hour trips on the Sal River backwaters start early in the morning. Guests paddle at their own pace through the river’s shallow mangrove channels with prices ranging from INR 500 - 3000 per head.

Distance from Panaji: The River Sal located at a distance of 32 km from Panaji flowing through the Bicholim Taluka takes about an hour to 45 min of a drive to reach the destination.

Location: Bicholim Taluka, Goa

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Visit Fort Aguada

Overlooking the vast expanse of the endless blue waters in front of it, Fort Aguada is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Goa. It receives a lot of tourist traffic all around the year as it makes for an excellent sightseeing attraction and also that it stands as a testimony to the glory of the Portuguese empire. 

The fort was named Aguada which means water in Portuguese because of the presence of three freshwater springs inside and has been standing strong since the year 1612.

Price: No entry fee

Timings: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM on all days of the week

Distance from Panaji: The Aguada Fort is located at a distance of around 18 km. from Panaji.

Location: Fort Aguada is located atop a hilltop near the mouth of the river Mandovi, on the Aguada-Siolim Road in Sinquerim (Candolim, Goa).

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Dolphin Spotting

Dolphin spotting is a popular activity carried out along the full 110 kms stretch of coastal Goa with a great fun and enthusiasm. Shoot thrilling Dolphins somersaults on your camera as these gentle creatures play in gay abandon. 

Also get a glimpse of the country crafts, the fishing trawlers or the barges as they ferry iron ore to ocean going vessels. Behold the only Portuguese Fortress of Aguada which is intact to this day. 

Dream as you chance upon the Millionaire’s Palace overlooking the Arabian Sea. Learn the art of fishing with Kingfishers, eagles and other birds.

Price: You can enjoy a blissful sunset in Goa with a view of the vast ocean and the delight of the watching these cute creatures jumping along at just INR 200 - 400 pp (depending on the tour operator)

Location: Tourists living & holidaying along the beach belt of Sinquerim, Candolim, Calangute, Baga, Morjim, Cavelossim, Coco, Palolem have easy access to the best dolphin spotting trips in Goa.

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Cruise ride at Mandovi River

Goa Boat Cruises offers fun-filled, sunset evening cruises on Goa's best cruise boats. Sailing on the river Mandovi, whilst enjoying a lovely view of Panjim, the capital city of Goa is definitely one of the best things to do in Goa. 

For almost two hours one can indulge in various entertainment activities including the amazing dance forms like Dekhni and Fugdi. People of all ages can board this cruise and relish the cheery time with live DJs and music shows. Dancing to traditional Goan songs and themes is the major allure of the dinner cruise in Goa.

Price: It costs INR 300 per head for the scheduled boat cruises. However you can also opt for private boat cruises which would cost much more, but give you a very calming and delightful experience.

Location: You can find the best boat cruises at Panaji Jetty, under the bridge, just as you enter the city.

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Banana Boat Ride

Enjoy a bumpy ride through the unending waters of the Arabian sea, with the wind in your hair and the warm golden sunshine. Banana Boat Rides are one of the most entertaining Water Sports in Goa. 

An inflatable boat in the shape of a banana is used for the ride. This boat is linked to a speedboat and 4 to 6 people can be seated in one banana boat. The most thrilling part of it is when the boat throws off the passengers as soon as the speedboat sprints across the sea. 

Sometimes, you would find yourself being flung into the water even before you have hardly started off the beach. After being thrown into the surf, the passengers pull themselves back into the banana boat and start afresh.

Price: You can enjoy the thrill of one of the best things to do in Goa at just about INR Rs 200 - 500 per person for 15 minutes

Best time: October to March

Locations: Try Banana boat rides at some of the best beaches in Goa like Calangute, Agonda, Candolim, Palolem, Miramar, Baga, Vagator and Anjuna beach.


09

Naval Aviation Museum

The Naval Aviation museum in Goa exhibits India’s naval aviation history over the decades.The main attractions of this museum are the vintage aircrafts, engines, avionics, photo gallery, weapons and armaments. 

Inaugurated in 1998, this museum is one of only two military museums in India. In fact, it is the only Naval aviation museum in all of Asia and one of seven in the world.

Price: The museum has a nominal entry fee of Rs 30. If you wish to click pictures then an additional camera fee of Rs. 50 is charged.

Timings: The museum is open to all from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30am to 5.30pm.

Location and distance from Panaji: The Naval Aviation Museum is located near Bogmalo beach, 2 kms from the Dabolim airport, 6 km from Vasco da Gama, 26 kms from Margao and 30 kms from Panaji, the state capital.

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Ferry Ride

Have you ever thought of crossing river while sitting in your taxi along with family members or friends by paying just Rupees 10 or maximum Rupees 55 on longer ferry routes while enjoying Goan beauty in its original form!!!

A Ferry ride in Goa is perfect for those people who want to see Goa in its real and rural form. Travelling on the waves of Arabian Sea and enjoying the cool breeze is definitely a charming experience. The red-orange sunsets illuminating narrow inlets and weathered Portuguese houses in hinterlands are some of the most common sights while riding across in a Ferry boat.

Price: With just a meagre amount of money like INR 20 - INR 50, you can reach even the remote coastal villages in Goa

Main ferry routes in Goa:

  • Panaji and Betim for the Back Road to Candolim and Calangute
  • Kerim and Tiracol for the Terekhol Fort
  • Old Goa and Divar Island
  • Ribandar and Chorao for Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
  • Cavelossim and Assolna for Reaching the Areas of Benaulim to Palolem
  • Cortalim and Madkaim for reaching Old Goa from Margao
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Parasailing

Enjoy the thrill of soaring above the skies and watching the vast blue ocean and lush greenery of the rolling hills from a bird’s eye viewpoint. Parasailing is a thrilling activity that can be enjoyed mostly on the beaches of Goa. 

Parachutes are tied to the speedboats and a 300 feet long rope is attached to the speedboat at one end. With the speedboat gaining the momentum, Para Sailor is hauled up in the air and it has little or no control over the parachute. 

Come here on a vacation with your family and friends and partake in one of the best things to do in North Goa and you won’t leave back disappointed.

Price: Parasailing in Goa usually costs between INR 700 - 1500 depending on the season you visit Goa.

Location: The main beaches offering fun and exciting parasailing facilities include Candolim beach, Anjuna beach, Majorda beach, Baga beach and Dona Paula beach.

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Jet Ski Ride

Everybody has seen these water scooters zooming through the waves! They look like a ton of fun and you've always wondered how you can get your hands on one of the best things to do in Goa. Well, skimming the surface of the Arabian Sea on a jet-ski has become quite the sport in Goa, in the recent years.  

If you're someone who looks forward to the rough foaming waves and cannot swim but still crave that rush of adventure in the ocean. If you love the wind in your hair and the thrill of speed, jet-skiing is perfect for you.

Price: The average pricing for jet skiing in Goa is INR 400, 1000, 1500 for 2, 10, 15-minute trips respectively.

Locations: You can indulge in the thrill of jet skiing which is considered among one of the best things to do in Goa at Colva Beach, Candolim Beach, Calangute Beach, Rajbaga Beach, Miramar Beach and Benaulim Beach.

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Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary

Be ready for paradise and serenity as you enter Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary near the town of Molem. Located deep inside the sanctuary is the temple of Tambdi Surla, dating back to Kadamba Dynasty and the famous Dudhsagar Falls. 

You will be welcomed by the call of the cicadas and the heady fragrance of wild basil in this sanctuary. Spotting wildlife becomes easier when you go trailing along its dirt tracks. Indian bison, sambar, leopards, spotted deer, slender loris, jungle cats, Malayan giant squirrels, pythons and cobras are just a few of the many species found in its depths. 

The Western Ghats towards this section of Goa is just breathtakingly beautiful, making it definitely worth a visit.

Price: Adults are charged INR 20 each, whilst children enter for INR 10 each. Cameras are allowed into the sanctuary for INR 30 for still cameras and INR 150 for video cameras.

Distance from Panaji: Located at a distance of 57 km from Panaji, it takes about an hour to reach by car

Location: This sanctuary is located on the eastern border of the state of Goa, near the village of Mollem.

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Chapora Fort

The word Chapora is reminiscent of "Shahpura" or the "Town of the Shahs" and was built by Adil Shah of Bijapur. The old laterite fort, standing guard over the mouth of the Chapora River, was taken over by the Portuguese in 1543. 

Today it is a crumble of picturesque ruins with only the outer walls remaining, though you can still pick out the mouths of two escape tunnels. The main reason to make the climb up the hill is for the sensational views out along the coast and most importantly to experience the ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ movie vibes from atop the fort walls.

Price: No entry fee

Distance from Panaji: The Chapora Fort is situated at a distance of approximately 22 km from Panaji.

Location: It is located in North Goa, very close to the Vagator Beach.

15

Get a Tattoo

The air in Goa has a sense of freedom to it, with people from all across the world coming down here to let loose. Tattoos are no longer stigmatized like they used to be. They’re now considered art. Rather than simply expressions of teenage rebellion, aggression, or shortsightedness. 

Today tattoo artists in Goa are respected what they truly are: artists. It’s no surprise that Goa does not shy away when it comes to producing a fine lot of these said artists time and time again.

Price: The price widely varies depending on the size, design, complexity and colour

Locations: Almost all or at least most of the best Tattoo Artists from Goa have their Studios on the Northern Coast of Goa. Especially the Calangute beach, which is full of the best Tattoo parlours, is a place worth mentioning.

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Mapusa Market

One of the most famous and apt places for ardent shoppers, the Mapusa Market is just a usual Goan Bazaar for most of the week where the locals sell their produce and fares, except when on Fridays the place turns into a madhouse. 

The Goans sell all sorts of handicrafts, preservatives, clothing and so many more things, making it a raucous affair attracting vendors and shoppers from all over Goa to witness this local shopping, which is an entirely different vibe compared to the Anjuna Flea Market.

Ask and you’ll find it, just about anything that you might need and even what you don’t will catch your attention. Items ranging from textiles, vegetables, meats, antiques, handicrafts, jewellery, pottery and so much more, but all you need to do is sharpen your haggling skills before you make any purchase.

Distance from Panaji: Mapusa is another major city of Goa located at a distance of 16 km from the capital city Panaji and takes about 30 min to reach by car.

Location: Mapusa City, North Goa

17

Arvalem Waterfall

The Arvalem Waterfall also known as Harvalem falls is a very scenic and beautiful picnic spot. This beautiful waterfall forms a huge lake at the bottom, which is much popular amongst the swimmers.

During the monsoon season, as the plains are lashed by incessant rains, the Arvalem waterfall runs amok with thunderous energy. The otherwise lean stream of the winters metamorphoses into a powerful gush of water cascading down the mountain slopes from a height of about 70 meters. This waterfall is set amidst charming surroundings, with the Rudreshwar temple in its vicinity. 

The temple holds importance for the Hindus who believe in releasing the soul on the 12th day after death. The Rock cut caves are just situated nearby. The Arvalem waterfall is one of the most crowded tourist spots in Goa. The Government has developed a park at the waterfall where one can peacefully sit and enjoy the beauty of the waterfall.

Distance from Panaji: Located about 60 km away from Panaji, there are multiple buses plying from Panaji- Mapusa - Arvalem and takes about an hour and half to reach.

Location: The Arvalem falls, also known as the Harvalem falls, are located near Mapusa in North Goa. The closest villages are Bicholim, which is 8 km away and Sanquelim which is 2 km away.


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Goan Cultural show

Cultural Goa is found to be replete with diverse cultural faiths. With a lively people and music in their blood, the Goan people have a lot of cultural performance and traditions happening all throughout the year. 

Being one of the best things to do in Goa in order to experience this state in its true form, you can be part or see various performances like; the Ghode Mondi is which is performed in Bicholim Taluka of Goa and is devoted to the great warriors of the past who fought for Goa; Mando is the best way of expressing emotions through songs and is sung in Konkani with a perfect blend of Goa and the west; Dekhni is a beautiful dance performance by women which is done using a percussion called the ‘Ghumat’; Goff Talgadi and Shigmo are the part of Spring Jubilation that is performed to spread the festive mood and happiness among peasants; or you can experience traditional dance performances at Kala Academy Art complex in Panaji or even on the evening sunset cruises that ply regularly on the river Mandovi.

Apart from these, there are many cultural performances like Kunbi, Dhalo, Mussal Khel, Tonyamel etc that are performed in full pomp during festivities in Goa.

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Elephant Ride

Visit the hinterland of Goa, drive into a small village in an area of Goa untouched by tourism to get a glimpse into the traditional life of the villagers. Admire its beauty, its ancient temples in their natural form, witness the culture, and mingle with the locals and do not miss out on an adventure of an Elephant ride, through the jungles of Goa. 

The sweeping jungles bring the naturalists closer to the regal elephants, their history, behaviour and ecological environment. You can enjoy an elephant ride at wildlife sanctuaries where you can see a varied array of fauna inclusive of several Peacocks, Deers, Cranes, Leopards, Monkeys, Bisons, Sloth bear, Kingfishers, Spiders, Bulbuls.

Price: This thrilling nature adventure activity costs between INR 100 - 500 per person depending on the duration of the ride and if the activity involves elephant bathing as well.

Location: Come and ride these humongous and magnificent creatures at the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary. You can also enjoy an elephant ride at the Dudhsagar Waterfalls combined with a package to tread through a distinct spice plantation.

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Spice Plantation tour

India is often referred to as the ‘Land of Spices’ and rightly so, given the spice enriched flavours and delicacies all across the country. However, the best way to experience these myriads of colours and fragrances is to see them in their natural habitat and a spice plantation tour in Goa does just that.

These tours usually comprise of 15 - 20 people and if you’re lucky enough you may even get an English guide. Don’t be surprised if foreigners speaking French and Spanish guide through the plantation. 

These guides take you around the large plantations showing you specimens of freshly plucked leaves and barks. He/she may ask you to smell and identify these herbs or spices, after which they usually explain the qualities and medicinal uses of them.

Interspersed in this plantation are also fruit trees and vegetables such as cashew, custard apple, banana, citrus fruits and pineapples. You may be even lucky enough to see the art of how Betel Nut pluckers climb these trees, over a hundred feet above the ground and then sway from tree to tree.

Locations: There are many spice plantations in Panjim - Tropical Spice Plantation, Savoi Plantation, Pascoal Spice Village, Rustic Plantation, Sahakar Spice Farm, Sai Herbarium, Parvati Madav Park Plantation, Pascoal Spice Farms and Abyss Spice Farms. Savoi offers a tour to a cashew factory, Sahakar offers elephant ride, Sai Herbarium gives you an insight into organic farming; every farm has its own speciality.

Price: The average costs of these tours are around INR 300 - 500 per person and is inclusive of a guide and a sumptuous traditional lunch at the end of the tour.

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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 falls which happens to be around 100 kms. Bus they provide are very comfortable and AC will also be sufficient to beat the heat of sultry Goa. We also covered a landmark church of Goa enroute. They will give you around 15 20 mins to get that holy feel. Once we reached the venue we were given time to have breakfast, meanwhile the guide arranged tickets for the whole group and settled us up in the bolero which takes you from there further. It was again a Splendid journey of 45 mins through mahavir national park where you will cross several streams also. Pure off roading and adventurous experience. From the parking u have to walk for 5 mins to finally reach the destination which, you undoubtedly will feel deserving enough to have travelled for. Such a sublime scene and cool clear water with fishes around you will quench all the tiredness you might have had after traveelinh to several beaches. You get around 1.5 hours in total after final parking out of which for bathing you will get around 45 mins. Caution : please travel with good non slippery shoes as the rocks are too slippery and carelessness might get fatal. No worries though, you wont drown as they will provide you with life jackets so a good news for non swimmers. Post bath again you will be taken back and be served with complimentary lunch in goan style which is quite palatable. Then a short spice plantation tour followed by a return drop to the reapective pick up points. The trip will end in North Goa around 6 evening. ps : If you have time on your goa trip, do visit this place and thrillophilia is definitely a good option to consider coz it will wave off your trip organisational headache.
03 February 2020
Excellent
Superb cycling experience, it was just the 3 of us including the guide and we were able to complete the trip real fast. The bird sanctuary is where we took most of the pics. We went off road through the forest area as well and we could find the railway lines located there. Couple of steep ups and downs which made cycling challenging. The total distance would be 30 kms. Best I've ever cycled
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
Excellent
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.
06 December 2019
Excellent
Goa is famous for its beaches and its parties but amid all the chaos of Goa, this is one soul-soothing experience. This a must-do activity and should be part of any goa itinerary. A 01-hour long cruise journey will give you immense memories.
07 March 2021
Very Good
Overall experience was good Ambience was Owesome 10/10 Location was good 6/10 Fod was ok 4/10
06 March 2021
Very Good
Overall experience was good. Ambience was great and romantic 10/10 Location was good 7/10 Food was ok ok 4/10
18 February 2021
Abeer Arsiwala Cycling at Chorao Island
Excellent
Had an amazing morning with the best people! Rohan and his team are amazing hosts and if you are looking to cycle along scenic views and connect with some good folks- you should definitely try this!
"good trip....dudhsagar was good, lunch provided was too good, spice plantation was not that good as I come from kerala all are same spices what i see at home, so was not that great for me.... overall its a good experience.. "
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  1. Which are the best things to do in North Goa at night?

    1. Party away at Tito’s Bar and Club: Located on the famous Tito Street in the Baga Beach area, enjoying night parties at the Tito’s Bar and Club is amongst the top Things to Do in North Goa at night. From huge dance floors, open-air restaurants and great food and drinks, to private party spaces, theme nights, live music and more, this club has it all, and you are guaranteed to have a blast on your visit here. 

    2. Get aboard the Deltin Royale Casino: 
    Want to indulge in a Las Vegas experience in North Goa? Head over to the Deltin Royale Casino aboard a luxury cruise on the Mandovi River to test your luck. Enjoy different games like Indian flush and poker, whilst indulging in gourmet food, an extensive selection of alcohol and an altogether unique experience. 

    3. Do some shopping at Anjuna Flea Market: 
    One of the best Things to Do in North Goa is to enjoy shopping at the famous Anjuna Flea Market. Home to various shops, stalls and boutiques, it is here where you can get your hands on handmade items, local produce, handicrafts, junk jewellery, spices as well as delicious snacks and drinks, all at dirt-cheap prices. You can also enjoy live jazz music here.

  2. Which are the best things to do in North Goa for couples?

    1. Pay a visit to Fort Aguada: When traveling with your partner, one of the best Things to Do in North Goa is to visit Fort Aguada, and soak in some of the most spectacular sights of the Arabian Sea and the nearby beaches. Located on a hilltop in Candolim, Fort Aguada offers you a glimpse into the rich Portuguese history and empire here, in addition to being a great place for nature photography. 

    2. Go on a river cruise: 
    A serene cruise along the Mandovi River is quite possibly one of the top things that you can do in North Goa with your partner. Also known as Sunset Evening Cruises, this river cruise begins from the Panaji Jetty and offers great views of Panjim, in addition to various on-cruise entertainment activities, live music and DJ, as well as lip-smacking dinner. 

    3. Take an elephant ride: 
    One of the most underrated Things to Do in North Goa for couples is to head to the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary or the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary and enjoy an elephant ride near the scenic Dudhsagar Waterfalls. Take a ride on these gentle giants as you traverse through spice plantations, jungles and ancient temples, while also catching sights of several exotic animals like Bisons, sloth bears, deer, leopards and more.

  3. Which are the must do water sports in North Goa?

    1. Scuba Diving: Scuba diving is one of the best Things to Do in North Goa. Located along the coast of Arabian Sea, North Goa has amazing places like the Grande Island, Calangute Beach, etc. where you can explore the vibrant underwater life, and catch sights of colourful fishes, turtles, coral reefs, and even reef sharks. You can even witness the wrecks of the Portuguese Galleons and World War II battleships. 

    2. Kayaking: 
    The Sal River in North Goa is the perfect place in the region to indulge in a kayaking adventure. Surrounded by mangrove forests, and home to various species of freshwater fish and other marine creatures, you can kayak here to soak in the pristine beauty and tranquillity of North Goa. This water sport also offers you the chance to see a wide array of birds, from herons and kingfishers, to migratory birds and more. 

    3. Banana Boat Rides: 
    When in North Goa, head to the beaches like Anjuna, Calangute and Baga, and enjoy a bumpy banana boat ride in the azure waters of the Arabian Sea. Sit tight as you get pulled by a speedboat and prepare to be thrown off into the sea for a unique adventure and experience.

  4. What is the best time to visit Goa?

    The winter months, from November to February constitute the best time to visit Goa. Winter season in Goa is characterised by pleasant weather with cooler nights, along with the presence of several festivities, beach parties, activities and more. Even the sea is calmer during these months, making it perfect to indulge in water sports.

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