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November- March

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Goa Tourism

How many times has your 'Goa Plan' with friends been cancelled? Well, I'm sure after reading about the places mentioned below, none of your friends will back out! 

The synonym of Vacation is Goa. This beach capital city of India is every kind of traveller's dream. It is the hub for all the Party Animals and those Adventure Sports Enthusiasts.  A state between the western and southern India within the region known as the Konkan. Bounded by Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka to the east, Goa is India's mini paradise.

The perfect blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures, mixed with golden sun, salty sea, soft sand and  delicious seafood it is every backpacker's 'Go- To' place. From beaches to forts, flea markets to spas and adventure sports to treks, Goa has it all and how!

Things to do in Goa

1.Dona Paula

38 kilometres from city centre

Being the meeting point of the Zuari and Mandovi Rivers, in North Goa just seven kilome...

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2.Agonda Beach

32 kilometres from city centre

If clear blue water, coconut trees, less crowd or soltitude is what you're looking then...

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3.Baga Beach

49 kilometres from city centre

Famous for its beach shacks and the delicious sea food, located in North Goa, Baga Beac...

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4.Water Sports in Goa

25 kilometres from city centre

When it comes to the thrilling adventure of water sports, Goa has been one of the go-to...

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5.Church of St. Cajetan

32 kilometres from city centre

Stands gloriously in Old Goa, northeast of the Se Cathedral, this is without a doubt on...

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6.Cabo de Rama Beach

30 kilometres from city centre

Located in the south of Goa, also known among local citizens as Cab de Ram, this beauti...

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7.Se Cathedral

32 kilometres from city centre

Also known as the Sé Catedral de Santa Catarina, this majestic white beauty shrine in G...

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8.Basilica of Bom Jesus

32 kilometres from city centre

Built in the year 1594, located in Old Goa in Bainguinim about 10 km away from Panjim, ...

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9.Palolem beach

34 kilometres from city centre

Also known as the 'Paradise Beach,lined with towering coconut palms this mile long beac...

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10.Patnem Beach

35 kilometres from city centre

Located in the town of Canacona, one of the quietest and most secluded beaches of South...

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11.Fort Aguada

44 kilometres from city centre

Approximately 18 km from Panjim is the glorious Fort Aguada which is an epitome of Port...

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12.Dudhsagar Waterfalls

20 kilometres from city centre

Approximately 60 km from Panaji on the Goa - Karnataka Border, located inside the Bhagw...

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13.Arambol Beach

62 kilometres from city centre

 Located in North Goa, having the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure sport...

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14.Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

39 kilometres from city centre

Standing tall in the capital city of Goa, lying on a hilltop is the beautiful Church of...

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15.Church of St Francis of Assisi

32 kilometres from city centre

Situated near the Se Cathedral in Old Goa,this church is a part of UNESCO World Heritag...

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16.Vagator Beach

54 kilometres from city centre

Situated in North Goa, near Chapora fort and also 3 km north of Anjuna Vagator is one a...

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17.Candolim and Sinquerim Beach

44 kilometres from city centre

Sinquerim beach is connected to the Candolim Beach and Fort Aguada guards one end of it...

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18.Scuba Diving in Goa

44 kilometres from city centre

Goa is one of the few places in India offering scuba diving. iIt is the perfect destina...

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19.Spa and Massages

49 kilometres from city centre

To help one  relax and rejuvenate their tired body, mind and soul, Goa offers places of...

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20.Querim Beach and Tiracol Fort

66 kilometres from city centre

Also known as Keri beach, in the northern part of Goa this secluded beach is one of the...

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21.Club Cubana, Calangute

49 kilometres from city centre

Club Cubana, high up on the Arpora hill, is considered as the best spot to enjoy the ni...

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22.Calangute Beach

48 kilometres from city centre

Known as the “Queen of Beaches” and considered one among the top ten beaches in the wor...

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23.Morjim Beach

55 kilometres from city centre

Located a little south of Ashwem beach this beach serves as a nesting habitat for Olive...

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24.Butterfly Beach

34 kilometres from city centre

Just 6 km north of Palolem beach lies the mesmerizing Butterfly beach. The beauty of th...

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25.The World Famous Decades Bar, Calangute

48 kilometres from city centre

On the main road to Arpora/Anjuna in Goa, this British Owned Bar a great place to enjoy...

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26.Anjuna beach

51 kilometres from city centre

Located north of Baga and Calangute, adjacent to Chapora fort, Anjuna beach is famous f...

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27.Colva Beach

23 kilometres from city centre

Extending for nearly 25km with a stretch of white sand, Colva Beach is one of the most ...

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28.Mambos, Calangute

49 kilometres from city centre

Mambos club is amongst the best places to visit in Goa, for youngsters especially. It i...

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29.City Shopping

452 kilometres from city centre

Goa is not only a hub for the best beaches but also a place for every shopperhollic's d...

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30.Elephant Rides

14 kilometres from city centre

Some places in Goa such as Ponda, Kulem, and Kurim offer an unique experience of an ele...

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31.Casino

39 kilometres from city centre

The union territory of Daman and Diu,Sikkim and Goa are the only places in India where ...

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32.Flea Markets

51 kilometres from city centre

Best markets for shopping in Goa are Anjuna Flea Market, Mapusa Market, Panjim Market a...

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33.Tito's, Calangute

49 kilometres from city centre

Located off the main road, towards Baga beach, Tito’s is one of the best nightclubs in ...

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34.Chapora Fort and Beach

53 kilometres from city centre

Built by the Portuguese in 1717, located in North Goa, Chapora Fort is undeniably one o...

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35.Club LPK - Love Passion Karma, Candolim

44 kilometres from city centre

An amazing vibe made up of great music, trippy lighting, and a dance floor that's Love ...

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36.Cruise

38 kilometres from city centre

Goa makes for an exciting and various cruising destination.There are several types of c...

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37.Banbolim Beach

34 kilometres from city centre

Located in North Goa, this secludedl little beach is a long  stretch of sand and rocks,...

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Things to do :

- Water Sports

- Dolphin Watching

- Mandovi River Cruising

- Enjoy In Casinos 

- Nightlife in Goa

How to reach

Goa is easily accesible through air, rail, and road.

How to Reach by Flight

The nearest international airport is the Dabolim, which is situated near Vasco da Gama. The airport is situated at a distance of almost 29 kilometers away from Panaji. This international airport is well connected with the major domestic cities as well as international major cities in U.K. and Germany.

How to Reach by Train

Major railway stations are Madgaon and Vasco-da-gama. These railway stations are well linked with Mumbai and other major parts of the country as well.

How to Reach by Bus

There are a number of public as well as private buses to reach Goa. KSRTC, MSRTC and KTC are some of the Government undertakings that operate from Panaji, Madgaon and Vasco Da Gama. Private bus operators include the likes of Neeta Tour and Travels, Paulo Travels and Naik Tours and Travels. Goa enjoys daily bus service from important cities like Mumbai and Pune.

How to Reach by Road

 The roadways that connects Goa to Mumbai is approximately 610kms, Pune is 460kms and Kolhapur that is approximately 230kms. One who is planning to drive to Goa by road from Bangalore has to pass National Highway 4 that connects to State Highway 34 followed by National Highway 4A and pelt along the State Highway 7. The approximate distance from Bangalore to Goa is 560kms and it takes around 9 or more hours.

How to travel within

You can find a number of Taxis, rickshaws and auto-rickshaws, in cheaper prices to travel around Goa. One can also rent scooters or jeeps to travel around.

Goa Itinerary

DAY 1

Cover Old Goa on the first day and the places you could go are : Basilica of Bom Jesus , Chapel of St. Francis Xavier, Se Cathedral and the Archealogical Museum.

- Break for lunch after this and try some authentic Goan food at Bhatti Village.

- One can end the day by relaxing at Aguada or Agonda beach. They're the famous beaches in Goa.

 

DAY 2

- Explore North Goa on the second day, one can do beach - hopping as there are many beaches in North Goa.

- Start off with Calaunge then move on to Candolim and Sinquerium and end with Baga.

- Break for lunch at the very famous Blue Whale around Baga beach.

- One can then explore North Goa by visiting Dona Paula and then Chapora Fort and Chapora River.

- End your day with the beautiful sunset at the Vagator Beach.

 

DAY 3

Dedicate the third day to South Goa.

- Begin by going to Colva Beach 

- Visit Vas Coda Gama just before lunch 

- Try delicious lunch at The Fisherman's Wharf

- Visit the Palolem beach

- End the trip at the Patnem beach

 

 

 

 

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