About Goa


Goa also known as the Pearl of the Orient is one of the tourist spots that attract the maximum crowd in the country. The more you know about Goa, the better it is. This is because if you are planning a trip to this part of India, there are many activities that you can indulge in. So, the best is to know about this place before you reach. Not only that, there are several places that you can tour around.

If you are planning a trip to Goa, it is important to get extensive information about the place, its people, climate, and cuisine etc.

The characteristic features of Goa is swaying palms, coconut groves, turquoise water, blue sky, white sand, old churches, and the local people and their warmth.

Best Time To Visit Goa

The best time to visit this part of the country is during the months of November through March. The weather is awesome, there is no rain, and the sky is blue and clear and this certainly makes it the best time to visit Goa. There is a lot of activity around. The beaches are crowded and you will love to be a part of the festive extravaganza.

About Goa Beaches

Goa has more than 25 beaches. And all these beaches are unique and different from each other. While some of the beaches are more frequented as compared to other beaches, there are few that are still unexplored and less frequented.

You will find rocky as well as sandy beaches. The names of few of the Goa beaches are as follows –

Most of these beaches have small make-shift restaurants which serve different types of food including local cuisine. You may as well find “feni”, which is a local alcoholic drink.

About Goa Shacks At The Beaches

The best thing About Goa is the temporary shacks on the beaches. These shacks have plenty to offer to the visitors. You can relax at the shacks. These shacks have beach chairs where you can rest for a while and sip onto coconut water. Some of these shacks rent out their chairs and you will be required to shell out some cash for the same. It depends on how much time you are spending at these shacks.

About Honeymoon In Goa

Goa is an ideal honeymoon destination. Most of the newly weds plan their trip to the place to enjoy their honeymoon away from the busy city life. Most of the travel agents design honeymoon packages. And if you are planning to set off for your honeymoon, you can check out with a travel agent.

Activities In Goa

There are different activities that you can take part in when you travel to Goa. Ranging from water sports to touring around the old churches and the forts, there’s lot you can do in Goa.

Given below are the places you can visit in Goa. Touring around these places will give you a better idea about Goa and its culture.

  • Basilica of Bom Jesus
  • Old Goa (Vehla Goa)
  • Ruins of Church of St Augustine
  • Brahma Temple
  • Devi Sharvani
  • Safa Masjid
  • Beaches
  • Arvalem Caves
  • Dudhsagar Waterfalls
  • Kesarval Springs
  • Bondla Forest
  • Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
  • Parvati Madav Park Plantation


Reaching Goa

If you want to know more about Goa, it is best to plan out a holiday. Reaching Goa is not difficult as you can do so easily. You can reach Goa by air, rail, and road.

Land at Dabolim Airport and from there drive down to the hotel where you have booked your accommodation. Relax for a while. And then set off for a tour around the Pearl of the Orient. Goa is well connected by rail as well as road to all the major cities in the country.

You can visit other links for getting more idea about your tour to Goa.

Goa Map Goa Travel Guide
Goa Transportation Entertainment in Goa
Shopping in Goa Goa Destinations
Panaji Ponda
Mapusa Margao
Vasco DaGama Velha Goa
Goa Beaches Goa Fairs and Festivals
Goa Carnival Goa History, Heritage and Culture
Goa People, Lifestyle and Cuisine Watersports in Goa

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