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  • Beaches in Goa would be the most attractive features of this tiny state but apart from the beaches, there are a number of other attractions on land and trekking is one among the best activities to do in Goa. Places for trekking near Goa have a lot of admiring features and thus all of them are sticking to the heart of those who have experienced them once at least. 

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    The wilderness encircling the Arabian Sea from a far side creates the ambience for adventurous trekking in Goa. The backwaters, waterfalls, rivers and hills located somewhat away from the beaches are the hosts of many adventurous activities like trekking. Uneven trails going through the jungles have millions of admirers from different parts of the world.

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    Some of the sights have splendid background and here you will get a list of some of the best places for trekking near Goa like Todo Waterfalls, Dudhsagar Waterfalls, trek to Neuti Beach, Keri to Arambol trek, trekking at Udaan Dongor, Mollem National Park trekking, Vagheri peak trek, Chorla Ghats and many more.

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    All these places have captivating surroundings with the perfect blend of natural sights. People with an adrenaline rush will love these places to be conquered and explored in the 
    beautiful Goa state. The welcoming expression on the hills and wilderness let us feel that they have been waiting for people to come and know them from inside.

    Here are some best places for trekking in Goa:

  • 01Trek to Todo Waterfalls in Goa

    Trek to Todo Waterfalls in Goa
    About the Activity:
    • Embark in this trekking expedition in Goa and get a chance to revisit history, heritage, and thrills with a twist in this region.
    • Leave Panjim at 7:00 AM and reach the start point at around 9:30 AM.
    • Start trekking at around 9:45 AM after a quick briefing from your guide. Trek through the lush green thickets and pass some small streams as you continue your trek.
    • At around 1:00 PM reach the waterfall and click some excellent pictures with the amazing background.
    • Delight in a delicious lunch at around 2:00 PM  and then continue trekking.
    • Enjoy the amazing sight of the waterfall an delight in a quick bath.
    • At around 4:00 PM reach the road ahead an exciting day.
    • Drive back to Panjim at 4:15 PM while enjoying the evebing sky.
    • End this exciting day at around 6:30 PM in the evening and head back home with lots of memories.
  • 02Dudhsagar Falls Trek

    Dudhsagar Falls Trek
    Image Credit : benjamin - Flickr

    There are quite a few trekking trails that are genuinely nice but the best hike in Goa has to be without a doubt the Dudhsagar Falls trek. One of the reasons why this trek is so popular and famous because it’s starting point is at the base of the beautiful Dudhsagar Falls. Once the trek begins from there it moves to Castle Rock and then makes it way to the Kuveshi falls. When at the top of the waterfall, one can get a spectacular view of Goa.The Dudhsagar Falls are regarded as the highest falls in Goa, standing tall at an impressive 310 metres.

    The trek to Dudhsagar falls begins by first taking a train along S.C. railway or can alternatively be reached by across a 10km dirt road from Mollem. Difficulty is moderate and the total distance covered should be around 13-14 kms. Make sure to dress in cotton clothes and carry a torch and bug repellant especially during the monsoons. The best time to opt for a trek here would be during the winter months (November – February). Tourists and group members are requested to avoid wandering off down paths that are not part of the trekking trail as specified by the guide as the consequences could be dire.

    Trip to Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Goa

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  • 03Ocean Trek to Neuti Beach, Goa - Flat 13% Off

    Ocean Trek to Neuti Beach, Goa - Flat 13% Off
    • h12 Hours
    • lPanjim
    • NNNNN140 ratings
    • Ashwin Tombat
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      Ashwin Tombat

    About the Activity: 

    • Enthrall in this delightful Ocean Trek which is actually a walk along a mountain overlooking the sea.
    • Begin this excursion from Porvorim in Goa at 07:00 AM, and drive to Kochra-Shriramwadi, a seaside hamlet between Vengurla and Malwan.
    • After a breakfast, set off along a hilly path on the cliffs next to the sea – delight in the beauty of a remote beach while trekking alongside on the green mountain ranges.
    • The Ocean Trek ends at the pristine Neuti Beach, post this the entire day is at leisure. You may take a spectacular plunge into the waters from a 20-ft-high rock, or go up and see the historic Neuti Fort.
    • Continue your return journey to Goa at around 03:30 PM, reaching Porvorim by 07:30 PM and head back home.
    • Minimum people required to book this tour: 6
    Timings- 7:00AM-7:30PM
  • 04Keri To Arambol Trek

    Keri To Arambol Trek
    • h9 Hours
    • lNorth Goa
    • NNNNN24 ratings
    • Ashwin Tombat
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      Ashwin Tombat

    About the Activity:

    • Rivet in this trek that provides you real views of the coastal Goa which is till untouched by overwhelming tourists.
    • Start your trip after getting picked up from your hotel  at around 7:00 AM and reach the tour locality.
    • Begin this amazing excursion from Goa's northernmost and least commercialized beach, trek over the Paliem hill and down to the northern Arambol Beach, famous for its fresh water lake just 100 meters from the sea.
    • Enjoy a light packed lunch with beverages and some refreshments.
    • Marvel at the sight of the seascape scenery until you reach  Arambol, after which you will proceed on the banks of a jungle stream to reach your pick-up point.
    • End this tour at around 4:00 PM after getting dropped back to your hotel.
  • 05Trekking at Udaan Dongor in Goa

    Trekking at Udaan Dongor in Goa
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    • Gilbert A. Mendes
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      Gilbert A. Mendes

    About the Activity:

    • Trekking at Udaan Dongor in Goa provides you a wild experience of a lifetime along with your friends or family.
    • The trek begins as you depart from Panjim at 7:00 AM after getting picked up and arrive at the start point.
    • Start trekking at 9:45 Am after a quick breifing from your guide and enjoy the amazing views.
    • Navigate through rugged terrains and deceitful wilderness that provides you with virgin views of Goa. 
    • Embark on the trek after a short safety briefing and reach the top at 1:00 PM.
    • Relax and indulge in some nature photography and after a lunch, strat trekking downhill.
    • Reach the road head and drive back to the drop point at Panjim.
    • Conclude your tour at 6:30 PM after reaching Panjim.
  • 06Mollem National Park

    Mollem National Park
    Image Credit : sarangib - pixabay
    At trek by means of a jeep through the Mollem National Park is certainly one of the best places for trekking in Goa owing to the large area and the possibility of actually witnessing some rare flora and fauna. The entire jeep trek is presided over by an expert guide who also offers valuable information about the place as well as the flora and fauna on display.

    Make sure to carry water, a camera to take out stunning shots of the surrounding area as well as binoculars to get a closer look at some of the wild animals on display. Dress light to avoid discomfort. One of the best parts of the trek would have to be visiting the Dudhsagar Falls and maybe even getting the opportunity to dive off a rock into the water.

    This trek is suited for family and friends and the difficulty level is on the simpler side as it involves riding in a jeep with minimal walking. The best time to trek here would be between the months of November and February as one can catch a glimpse of some rare migratory birds.
  • 07Valpoi (via Cintol) to Krishnapur Canyon

    Valpoi (via Cintol) to Krishnapur Canyon
    Image Credit : Amit Naik - wikipedia

    One of the other best places for trekking in Goa will have to be the route from Valpoi (via Cintol) to the Krishnapur Canyon. Valpoi is situated to the north east of Goa and offers some of the best trekking trails as well as a stunning view of the natural beauty that surrounds the tropical paradise. 

    The starting point of the trek is atValpoi where one can expect to undertake a 15 km trek eastwards to the famous Krishnapur Canyon which is located in the very heart of the forest region. The journey can become challenging at times but the trail is moderately difficult with adequate breaks for rest and relaxation.

    The area around Krishnapur Canyon possesses water pools and rock formations which can be found among the trees – a truly beautiful sight. It can also be said that the main attraction in the area surrounding Valpoihas to be catching a glimpse of the peaks of the Vagheri Hills. Group members should wear clothing that allows them the comfort of trekking through some hilly areas. 

    Make sure to carry a lot of water and some food to snack along the way. Also, guides expect their groups to stay on course and will equip them with the essential instructions they require to prevent any accidents that breach their safety, making trekking in Goa a safe mode of adventure.

  • 08Sanguem

    Sanguem
    Image Credit : Waren Noronha - Flickr

    Situated in South Goa, Sanguem is a perfect place for a trek as it includes trails that are challenging but exhilarating at the same time. This particular trekking trail is dotted with some landmarks of significance which allows group members to undertake a tour as well. The trek spans for close to 2 hours and normally covers a distance of 13-15 kms.

    Group members are instructed to wear clothing that is light (preferably cotton-based) and footwear that is comfortable (sneakers ensure a firmer grip when trekking through some steep trails). If you are planning to undertake a trek in the region then the winter months are the best time for such an adventure owing to the pleasant weather conditions.

    Group members are usually briefed before the expedition on tips to survive in the outdoors including staying on course with the group despite the distraction of taking out pictures along the way. However, there are many more 
    best places to visit in Goa with your family and friends.

  • 09Vagheri Peaks

    Vagheri Peaks
    Image Credit : Ken thomas - Flickr

    The steep amalgamation of hills which make up Vagheri Peaks is among the best places to trek in Goa. The Valgheri Mountains near ChorlaGhat is picturesque and offers tourists the chance to find themselves in the very heart of nature. The spectacular view of the terrain below is also a sight to behold. The trekking trail can get quite steep in certain places thereby making it mandatory for experienced trekkers to undertake such a journey. 

    An expert guide will also make the trek with the group and will serve the double role as a guide too. Trek group members are advised to travel light and carry their torches and other necessities. Also, wearing comfortable shoes is of prime importance. The best time to actually undertake a trek in this area would be during the winter months when the climate is conducive to a challenging activity – from around the end of October to February is when most people decide to visit the area to trek.

    Safety instructions are usually given by the guide before the start of the trek highlighting the areas that are quite steep, thereby preparing the group for the task at hand. Trekkers also have the liberty to ask questions and clear all doubts before actually embarking on the trip. Trekking in Goa will be an incomplete experience if one does not visit the Vagheri Peaks.

  • 10Fort of Satregad, Sattari (Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary)

    Fort of Satregad, Sattari (Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary)
    Image Credit : LR Burdak - wikipedia

    The Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary is located just around 50 kms away from the capital of Goa, Panaji. It is a biodiversity hotspot and is home to a wide and exotic range of flora and fauna in Goa which merits attention.  It is also home to the Royal Bengal Tiger. The setting is perfect for a trek which usually stretches for around 15-16 kms.

    The trekking trail to the sanctuary passes through valleys, hills and waterfalls and can be quite daunting in parts owing to the steepness of the terrain. However, there are breaks for rest and food along the way. Trekkers are advised to wear comfortable clothing which includes hats (protection from the sun), shorts and t-shirts. For safety reasons, guides offer instructions before actually embarking on the trek.

    Once at the sanctuary, one can catch a glimpse of the Satregad Fort which lies inside the premises. The palatial fort is historically significant and was used as a place of refuge during the many sieges during the time of the Portuguese and British rule in India.  The best time to go trekking is during the months of November to March. The monsoons make the terrain slippery and wet and quite dangerous too for an expedition.

  • 11Chorla Ghats

    Chorla Ghats
    Image Credit : Ruben Swierenga - Flickr

    A trek to some of the highest peaks in Goa can offer tourists the chance to really discover the natural beauty of the place. While some of these treks can be daunting, a majority of them are moderately challenging for adventure enthusiasts. The one hour trek from Chorla Ghat (starting point) through a mildly difficult terrain replete will valleys and passes will lead trekkers to the summit of the Vagheri Mountains. 

    The beauty of the region lies in the many wild flowers, butterflies and birds that one will be able to catch a glimpse of. The region was once famous for the striped Tiger which would roam the area; however, the Tiger cannot be found these days. The trekkers are provided instructions by the trek guide before the start of the trek to ensure that they are equipped with the knowledge to avoid certain pitfalls during the trek. Trekkers are advised to don attire that is comfortable. 

    They are even asked to carry a torch, plenty of water and mosquito repellant. Individuals who suffer from anxiety and heart disease are requested to avoid the trek as it could get challenging to bear. There will be adequate breaks provided to ensure that the group gets the rest and relaxation they require.

    Therefore, trekking in Goa has become an added attraction which has gained the patronage of both international and local tourists who like the idea of discovering the virgin locations and beauty of this tropical paradise. Plus, trekking can offer individuals an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life by allowing them to commune with nature and relish the prospect of embracing the outdoor life with gusto.

  • 12Sonsogor (Sonsogad)

    Sonsogor (Sonsogad)
    Image Credit :  Ruben Swierenga - Flickr

    Sonsongor is among the three highest peaks in Goa and thereby serves as the perfect destination for a trek for adventure enthusiasts. The virgin area is perfect for nature enthusiasts who enjoy spending time in the outdoors. Although the trek would normally last for close to around 2-3 hours, the sights of the natural surroundings will ensure that the trek will be a pleasurable one. 

    The trail is quite safe and secure and most trekkers should not have a problem traversing it. Expert guides will show the group the way and will also equip them with helpful information they will require to avoid any eventualities. Trekkers are advised to dress in shorts and light t-shirts and are also asked to carry water and a torch incase the trek does not end before sun down.

    The best time to go on a trek here would have to be between the winter months – November to February, making It one of the best places for trekking in Goa.

  • 13Netravali Waterfall Trek

    One of the major adventurous activities done near Goa is trekking at different places and Netravali Waterfall trek is a major one among them. It is located as a favourite part of Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa and it is located at a distance of about two hour drive from Margao city.

    The trek is for three kilometers within the sanctuary and the routes are quite close to nature that lead to you to enjoy the amazing sight of the waterfall. You are going to let your heart beats go up as the routes are going through the dense green forests with the noise of crickets and some rare wild animals and birds. The gushing sound of the waterfall touching the ground is a pleasant thing to be remembered.
  • 14Tambdi Surla Waterfall Trek

    Tambdi Surla Waterfall Trek

    A beautiful waterfall to rejuvenate your body and soul is Tambdi Surla Waterfall in Goa located amidst a pristine space. To reach this waterfall, one has to trek around 90 minutes from the famous yet ancient temple called Tambdi Surla Temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. 

    The leafy forests protect this waterfall keenly and the trekking trails extending to the falls would share some amazing adventurous moments with you. You have to negotiate well enough to tame them and reach the destination. A fairly steep ascent will be in between the routes. Near the waterfall, you will be able to witness a pure nature with mist covered atmosphere. Adventure lovers and nature admirers coming to Goa would not miss this waterfall trek.

  • 15Sada Waterfall Trek

    Sada Waterfall Trek

    Yet another beautiful trekking near Goa is Sada Waterfall Trek. It goes to unwind a relishing ambience since it is located in the Ghats of Chorala. Those who are looking forward to have some adventure would be able to enjoy this trek at the level best. En route to the falls, one has to cross over some small streams and after you reach the foot of the waterfall, you will feel that everything there is just for you. 

    You will be awarded the best sights of the falls from a hill and flowing down through two adjacent hills. Anytime during the year, you can visit this waterfall. Trekking for one hour is the best adventure activity that can be done here. Families, couples, solo travelers, groups of friends and photographers come here in plenty to get nurtured by the pure serenity and flamboyant cascade.

Trekking in Goa

Attractions

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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.

Location
: 6 km from Panaji city.


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Temple of Bodgeshwar

Welcome yourself to one of the most enchanting pilgrimages centres, which is additionally an unbeatable place to visit in North Goa. Well settled in Mapusa, the temple is situated within the lush green environment and contains a small shrine within dedicated to Kanakeshwar Baba or Bodgeshwar, locally known as Bongini.

Famous for fulfilling the desires of its devotees, it also gets a flock of people searching for peace and a calm mind. Every year, a cultural festival also take place in the month of December of January and the location gets thronged by locals as well as tourists.

Location: Mapusa at Calangute - Mapusa Road.

Entry Fees: No fees required for entry.

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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.

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

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

Entry Fees:
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand:
Approximately 11 km

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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.

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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.

Location: 
Velha, Goa 403402

Timings: 
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Free 

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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.

Location: 
Kapileswari - Kavlem Rd, Donshiwado, Ponda, Goa 403401

Timings: 
5:00 AM - 10:00  PM

Entry Fee:
Free

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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!

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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.

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

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

Entry Fees: 
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 1.6 km away.

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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.

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

Timings: 
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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Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary

This wildlife century came into existence in the year 1999 under the Wildlife Act. The Sanctuary lies on the Western Ghats in the northern part of the Panjim city. Sprawling over an area of 240 sq km, it has rich flora and fauna which attracts the tourists. One can witness bewitching scenic views at this splendid Sanctuary which is the largest protected wildlife. 

Here at this sanctuary, you can come across numerous variant of animals like Pythons, Cobras, Slender Toris, Jungle Cats, Elephants, avian Birds, and many more rare species. One can even hire a jeep to explore every nook and corner of the diverse sanctuary.

Location: 
NH 4A, Caranzol, Goa, 403410, India

Timings: 
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Rs. 20 per person for Adults
                  Rs. 10 per person for Children
                  Rs 30 per Still Camera
                  Rs 150 per Camcorder

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St Xavier’s Church

This is one of the most frequented sightseeing places in Goa famed as the prominent landmark for the Catholics. This extrusive church holds the incorrupt body of Saint Francis Xavier and, was built in the year 1605. After a few years of being built in 1622, the body of Saint Xavier was brought here and laid in a glass mausoleum. It is one of the most charming places to visit in South Goa which has showcased modern art in the gallery and, the structure exhibits a jaw-dropping baroque style of architecture.

The best time to visit Bom Jesus Basilica is December, as in this month you can experience the traditions, cultures and a lot more at Christmas time.

Location: 
Off National Highway 4, Velha Goa, Goa 403110

Timings: 
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Entry Fee: 
Free

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Fort Aguada

Showcasing the glory of the Portuguese empire this fort stands overlooking the Arabian sea. Built in the early 16th century to keep an eye on the enemies this fort give breathtaking views and, is one of the most majestic places to visit in Panjim.

The mystifying structure is more than 400 years old and still, its majestic beauty remains intact. It also houses a lighthouse which was built to guide the ships and, another part is the Aguada Jail which is one of the largest jails in Goa.
The location of the mighty fort is strategic so that it provides great defense from the rivals.

Location:
Fort Aguada Rd, Aguada Fort Area, Candolim, Goa 403515

Timings:
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Entry Fees:
Free

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand:
Approximately 15 km

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Goa Archaeological Museum

This “Architectural Marvel” showcases the artifacts of the Portuguese rule in India, with eight unique galleries exhibiting different slices of the pre-historic era of Portuguese sways. The most significant of these are deemed to be the paintings of the long-dead Governors and, Administrators of Goa.

To add up to the amusement of the visitors, the museum also has a remarkable collection of stamps, religious artifacts, and other such hidden gems. This is a perfect place to dig up the history of the Goan culture and styles in the early ages.

Location: 
EDC Complex, Patto, Panaji, Goa 403001

Timings: 
9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Entry Fees: 
Only Rs 5/- per person

Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: 
Approximately 9 km

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Naval Aviation Museum

Get awestruck by the amazing collection of The Naval Aviation Museum where you can witness the true essence of Military. This amazing museum is a must visit tourist place in Goa and lies in the vicinity of Vasco da Gama.

Here, one can see real Helicopters, Aircraft, Fighter Jets and learn about their history. The museum is a combination of two parts, one is the outdoor regions which exhibits the evolution of the Indian Naval Air Arms and, another is the double-storey indoor gallery. The Naval Aviation Museum is the only of its kind in Asia. The outer region is a large park which has 13 aircraft in total namely, Sea Harrier, HAL Chetak, Westland Sea King and many more such decommissioned aircraft.

Location: 
Bogmalo Road, Dabolim AP Vasco da Gama, Mormugao, Goa 403806

Timings:
Tuesday - Sunday(9:30 AM - 5 PM)
               Monday(Remains Closed)

Entry Fee: 
Rs. 20

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Casino Pride

Another amazing casino life could be experienced at Casino Pride which has its anchor tied down in Mandovi river. The casino boat has the best of the facilities and services having well-trained staff, delicious meals and a good range of drinks.

Moreover, the charm of the boat gets an upgradation with the performance of skilled dancers, acts by celebrities, people counting their winning amount while enjoying offers on unlimited drinks.

Entry Fees:
Rs 1500 on Monday-Thursday and Rs 2000 on Friday-Saturday

Timings:
Open 24x7 to all its guests.

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The Grande Island

“The Grande Island” also known as the Ilha Grande is one of the most amazing discoveries in Goa. The Island is a house of Palm trees, jaw-dropping marine life experiences, and extraordinary sunsets.

The Island is not only for the adventure buffs but is also a perfect destination for couples looking for a less crowded place with amazing facilities. One can indulge in sight-seeing, snorkeling, sea walk, swimming, and many more aqua activities. The outstanding activity which can be witnessed here is, Scuba diving which gives you a picture of the underwater kingdom making it one the most amazing places to visit in South Goa.

Apart from these, one will also have instances when they can delve in dolphin sighting which is an amazing experience and cannot be experienced everywhere.

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