You’ll always experience different weather conditions in Goa depending on what month are you planning to visit. From March – May you experience Sunny and hot days in Goa as the temperature will be somewhere around 25-30 degree C, if you plan to visit the place in and around November – March you’ll experience Cool and pleasant winds as the temperature will be in between 21-32 degree C. There are some amazing places one would go and are considered to be the best tourist spots as well. Some of which are:
This is situated on the Goa- Karnataka border and are one of India’s must-see sights. They are best experienced during the monsoons as they lose their force during the dry season.
This fort has been standing stern on the beach facing the Arabian Sea from 1612. Today, it stands as famous Goa sightseeing places dividing the Sinquerium Beach and Candolim Beach.
Anjuna Flea Market
This market is an interesting off set to the beach scene and is only in operation from mid-November to April. The market first came into existence alongside the party scene at Anjuna beach in eighties.
Other than these places there are various places you’d like to experience are: Grand Island, Divar Island, Mandovi River Cruise, Palolem Beach, Chapora River, Vagator Beach and there’s a lot more in store.
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A coastline that stretches for 99 miles is calling you with open arms: Chalo Chale Goa
Portuguese rule which isolated Goa from the rest of the India for 451 years makes it visibly different. The population there is a mixture of Hindus and Roman Catholics, the distribution being approximately 65% Hindu and 24% Christian. There is also a smaller Muslim population. Russians topped the list of foreign tourists visiting the state in the year 2015-16 tourism season. There are various Goa tour packages that comes along which people have an extra benefit from as it helps them to see the place stress free and without much hassle. Indians or even tourists rely on the Goa tour packages as it helps with a quick weekend escape and much more! The Goans are very friendly people and quite focused towards tourists and also celebrate all the festivals together with the same enthusiasm. The most famous festivals being the New Year and Goa Carnival all around the state is celebrated with utmost happiness and togetherness which is also considered as the main tourist attractions. Apart from the carnivals and other things, there’s something for the food lovers too. An excellent variety of seafood along with the fun of night life in India and if that isn’t enough there’s a lot more in store from trendy bars, beach snacks, clubs and much. It is also very well knowIsn’t it fun to be laid back and crazy in life sometimes? Goa is actually the place to be! You just have to pack your bags and choose from the best Goa tour package and you are good to go.
The state of Goa Is divided into North Goa and South Goa. While north Goa is the nightlife hub where all the tourist beaches, flea markets, and beach shacks are located, South Goa is the land of luxurious resorts and laid-back beach vibes. The best Goa tour packages includes everything and places to visit which will make it easier and more convenient for the ones who visit or stay in the state. Panjim which is the capital city located in the centre overlooks the calm Mandovi River where the famous floating casinos of Goa are docked. The state is also known for its thrilling watersports and is a popular beach destination in India for a perfect honeymoon. A great getaway with friends, and an amazing family holiday place, which means, the place is filled with activities and attractions to keep visitors engaged all day long.
There’s also other things that be done such as the Rajbhavan Darshan, e-bikes tour, white water river rafting, hot air ballooning, birding tours at Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Ayurveda messages, shopping, water activities like scuba diving and sea rafting and other adventure activities like motorised paragliding and even bungee jumping. The Goa adventure tour package includes all the fun activities awaiting for you and your pals in the beautiful state of beaches that will make you forget all the stress and problems at least for a while. The summer season between March and June in Goa is quite hot with temperature ranging between 25 degree C and 40 degree C similarly winter season in Goa is from November to February and is the best time to plan a visit to Goa. The Goa adventure tour package on the other hand also includes some fun actually on the beach as North Goa has some of the craziest beaches including Calangute, Baga, Candolim, Anjuna and along with that there’s Church of Mae De Dues, Boghdeshwara Temple, Fort Aguada, Divar Island and Chaorao. South Goa is known for its quieter beaches like Butterfly, Palolem, Polem, and Agonda and some of the most luxurious resorts like; Se Cathedral and very well known for St Xavier’s Church.
Goa is just not what you think, as much as it is appreciated by groups and couples, the more it is known for bachelors as well. Bachelors from all around the state and country visit Goa at least once a year to chill and have fun in and around the state. Goa tour package for bachelors is specifically designed for the single people out there who love their own company and look for some of the easiest and convenient ways to get going. The Goa tour package for bachelors will be affordable and can be used effortlessly and hassle free which will the solo travellers to visit all the places in the state and have the most of it. There are different ways to reach Goa either By Air, By Train or By Road. Madgaon and Vasco Da Gama railway station connect Goa to major cities of India and Dabolim International Airport connects Goa to the major cities of India and abroad.
Last but not the least if you love water and can actually live by it, we have more options and places in Goa that you’d like to visit. Some of the beaches that aren’t mentioned above but are of the same energy and have fun activities are Varca beach, Cavelossin beach, Betul beach, Bogmalo beach, Majorda beach, Betalbatim beach, Colva beach, Chapora beach, Miraman beach, Sinquerim beach, Ashwen beach and yet another is Turtle beach. Isn’t this enough??! If not, then we have yet another thing for you. You can simply hire a boat from Agonda Beach to visit the nearby Butterfly and other Honeymoon beaches with your better half or with solo. Choose from the best and affordable Goa tour packages and make the most of it!
FAQs for Goa
Planning for a vacation in Goa post COVID? Plan a trip for at least 3 to 5 days which will cost you differently. For 3 days trip to Goa, the amount will range from 8k to 10k and for 5 days trip the amount will range from 20k to 30k. You will get to experience beautiful waterfalls, picturesque views of Islands, Dolphin spotting on the beaches where you can enjoy the enticing beauty of Goa.
The best season to visit Goa is the winter season when the temperature ranges from 21 degrees Celsius to 28 degree Celsius. November to February are the best months amongst all when the weather is pleasant where you can chill on the beaches.
For a 4 days trip to Goa your itinerary must incorporate North Goa and South Goa. North Goa includes places like Anjuna beach, Calangute beach, Fort Aguada, Chapora Fort aka Dil Chahta Hai Fort, Casino Pride and South Goa includes places like Palolem beach, Colva beach, Dudhsagar waterfalls, Mollen National Park and more. The inclusions will cover your hotel stay, meals, sightseeing, airport pick up and drop and private cab in case if you need any.
Goa is famed for offering some delicious dishes, full of Konkani influences and Portuguese twists. Some of the must-have dishes of Goa include:
- Pork Vindaloo (vinegar-flavored pork curry with potatoes)
- Chicken Xacuti (chicken curry flavored with poppy seeds)
- Shark Ambot Tik (spicy and sour shark curry)
- Sorak (spicy vegetarian curry)
- Prawn Balchao (coconut milk prawn curry)
- Fish Recheado (whole fish stuffed with spices and grilled)
- Mussel Rawa Fry (mussels fried in semolina batter)
- Caldeirada (fish stew with mussels, oysters, fish pieces)
Goa is a smorgasbord of places to visit and things to do, with a culture so rich that one would need to spend months, if not years, to really understand its finer nuances. The best places to visit in Goa include:
- Aguada Fort
- Chapora Fort
- Se Cathedral
- Cabo de Rama
- Dudhsagar Falls
- Anjuna Beach
- Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
- Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
- Harvalem Waterfall
- Curlies Beach Shack at Anjuna Beach
- Titos at Baga beach
- Deltin Royale Casino
- Goa State Museum
- Goa Chitra Museum
- Anjuna Flea Market
- Mapusa Friday Market
- Ingo’s Saturday Night Market
On a Goa tour, buy some of these famous items which can also be taken as a souvenir back home :
- Cashew Nuts – all flavours, spicy, salty, colored, coated with chick flour and more Goan cashews as much as you want.
- Spices – Cardamom, Cinnamon, Black Pepper, Cloves and fresh icing on the cake are available at a price cheaper than other parts of India
- Feni – the local drink in Goa made out of cashews is available only at a price of INR 100 per bottle.
- Handicrafts – silk fabric, exquisite carpets, papier-mache work, bronze trinkets, sea shells items and so on are also popular in Goa.
- Music CDs – get a few Goan Trance CDs and Portuguese music cassettes from the beach markets of Goa.
- Wooden Carvings – brass work and wood carvings are sold at upscale markets and beach markets in Goa.
During their Goa excursion, people can visit famous churches, like:
- St. Augustine Church
- Basilica of Bom Jesus
- St. Anne Church
- St. Cajetan Church
- Church of St Francis of Assisi
- Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception
- Church of Lady of Rosary
- Chapel of St. Francis Xavier
The best places to visit in North Goa are Baga Beach, Vagator Beach, Anjuna Beach, Fort Aguada, Chapora Fort, Bom Jesus Basilica, Mandrem Beach, and Calangute Beach.
Goa is considered as a safe place for tourists because of the low crime rate. However, it is always advised to be extra cautious in isolated areas. Do not talk to strangers who appear shaddy or doubtful to you. Make sure to carry all the emergency contact numbers in hand or save the numbers in your cell phone.
Goa’s only airport is the Goa Airport at Dabolim near Vasco. Goa is well connected by roads to major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad with good regular bus services. Goa has the most modern railway line in India, the Konkan Railway which connects it to major Indian cities via links and express trains. Goa’s only airport is the Goa Airport at Dabolim near Vasco. Private and pre-paid taxis and cabs are available from the airport to different parts of Goa. There are buses running inside the city which have specific dropping points.
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