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Best time to visit Goa

Goa, a tropical paradise is a gift of Mother Nature to India. This coastal state is blessed with numerous natural and artificial charms which will surely mesmerize all your senses. Apart from these treasures, the most striking feature of Goa is its climate.

Positioned some 1200 km south of Tropic of Cancer, Goa enjoys a pleasant weather throughout the year. All thanks to its proximity to vast Arabian sea and lush Western Ghats, this coastal state has a tropical climate characterized by moderate weather for most of the part of year.
Ideal Time To Visit Goa
However, the most perfect time to enjoy the true flavour of Goa is winter season, which begins from October and last till March. During this period of the year, Goa remains mild and pleasant as the monsoons just cross over the Indian mainland after doing a cleansing facial of Goa's earth. In this season, both azure sea and blue sky displays a perfect harmony and remain very calm and clear.

As compare to temperature of summer season, the temperature of winter season ranges from 15 degree to 25 degree Celsius, making it the best season for vacationing in Goa.
Colorful Facet of Goa During Winters
Every year, with the onset of pleasant winter season, Goa gets ready to welcome large number of holidaymakers from all across the globe. It is that part of the year, when festive season begins in the state and turned entire Goa into a pool of merriment. The most significant of attrACTIONs of winter season in Goa are Christmas, New Year Celebrations and Colorful Winter Carnival.

Christmas Celebrations
Similar to other people of world, Goan also loves to celebrate Christmas with utmost joy and gaiety as this is the main festival of Goa. On this occasion, Goa people irrespective of their caste and creed immerse themselves in the festive mood and offers their prayers to Jesus Christ. People of Christian community visit churches and attend the Mass prayers. Later on, they organizes Christmas Parties at their home and celebrates the birthday of Jesus Christ with their loved ones.

New Year Parties
After celebrating Christmas on 25th December, Goa once again rejuvenate itself to welcome New Year with all zeal. Be it a layman or a celeb, everyone loves to visit Goa during New Year as every nooks and corners of the state are bedecked to welcome a fresh new year. On the occasion of new year, each and every hotel and resort of the state adorn themselves and throws glamorous parties for the entertainment of their guests. Apart from these parties which are arranged inside the hotels, some parties are held on the exotic beaches under the starlit sky. These parties are thronged by the party hoppers as they offers golden opportunity for boozing and dancing till the wee hours of morning.

Winter Carnival
Last but not the least, Winter Carnival is another most significant feature of Goa's Winter season. Winter Carnival also known as Goa Carnival is quiet popular among both local natives of Goa and vacationers. During this carnival, streets of Goa come alive with color. Held in mid February, this colorful carnival is an annual week long affair of Goa and offers opportunity for lively processions, floats, the strumming of guitars, graceful dances and of non-stop festivity. It is the traditional Christmas Parade led by King Momo, organize just before the austere 40 days of Lent. This carnival has similarity with Brazilian carnival and also display the touch of Portuguese culture as because Portuguese has ruled the state for nearly 400 years. Colorful parades which are organized throughout the state with bands and grand balls held in the evenings are the main attrACTIONs of Goa carnival. The carnival ends up with the interesting red-and-black dance held by the Club National in Panjim on the final day.

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Tour Code: GTT - 001
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Covered: Mumbai - Goa - Cochin - Mumbai
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Destinations Covered: Trivandrum - Kovalam - Kanya Kumari - Vattakottai - Kovalam - Varkala - Cochin - Goa
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Tour Code: GTT - 006
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Destinations Covered: Goa - Panjim - Savoi - Panaji
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