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Things To Do In Goa

In Goa, people say, life is a beach. Hence, as the "beach capital of India", everything in Goa revolves around these golden sandy stretches. However, Goa is also blessed with several other alluring treasures that are still unexplored.

You will be amazed to know that apart from beaches, this tropical paradise is also dotted with endless arrays of natural and artificial charms which will surely add an extra edge to your Goa vacation. Beside indulging yourself in activities like sunbathing at beaches, try out other exciting things to do in Goa to make your trip an experience of lifetime.

Some of the activities to do in Goa are as follows

Sightseeing in Goa

monuments-in-goa Goa is a lush and vibrant state that has plentiful of tourist spots. So, a sightseeing in Goa trip is the best way to witness the old Portuguese charm, which is still prominent in the state. Most of the Monuments , old heritage homes and Mansions have Portuguese touch in their architecture and are true visual retreats. You can also have look into the collection that are available in Rachel Museum of Christian Art, Kerkar Art Complex and Cacoon Art Gallery and get an insightful view of Goa's golden era.

Adventure Activities in Goa

water-sports-in-goa If you are an adventure buff, then Goa is the right place for you. The vast sandy expanses of Goa are well known for various kinds of Water Sports like swimming, surfing, scuba diving, boat rides etc. These sports will give you immense pleasure to play with the white waves of Arabian sea that touches the feet of every beach. Visit any beach in Goa and enjoy the thrill of playing with untamed waves.

Beach Parties

new-year-celebration The what to do in Goa list cannot be complete till we include Nightlife and glamorous beach parties in it. Be it New Year celebration or Christmas Parties, Beaches of Goa become the centre of attractions. Even the Goan beaches are famed all across the globe for dazzling rave parties or moonlight parties, which are unparalleled. Several beach side resorts and hotels arrange glitzy beach parties on various occasions for their guests. So, while on your Goa trip, don't forget to attend these beach parties.

Shopping at Flea Markets

Anjuna Flea Market Shopping at Anjuna beach's flea market is one of the most loved activities in Goa in which you can engage yourself. This flea market held every Wednesday, is a best site to purchase some beautiful artifacts made up of sea shells, fashionable clothes and accessories made up of colorful beads etc. You can even savour on some traditional cuisines in this flea market. Apart from shopping at Anjuna, don't forget to explore the shops on Mapusa beach.

Worshiping At Religious Places

sri-mahalakshmi-temple Goa is a fine example of communal harmony. Every nook and corner of this coastal land is dotted with religious places of both Christians and Hindus, which exhibit the secular nature of India. Some of the highly revered places of Goa are Sri Manguesh Temple, Sri Mahalakshmi Temple, Sri Saptakoteeswara Temple, The Basilica Of Bom Jesus, The Chapel Of St. Catherine, (Asia's largest church), The Church Of St. Cajetan, Se Cathedral etc. A visit to these spiritual places will enable you to feel the divinity in Goa's ambiance.

Bike ride at the country side

bike-ride-in-goa Last but not the least, biking is another one of the popular things to do in Goa. It is a best option to explore the lesser known parts and country side of Goa. There are many bike lenders from whom you can hire bikes to roam around in the interior parts. It will enable you to explore that facet of Goa which is still under veil. The lush and green country side of Goa that is dotted with paddy fields and coconut palms provides an excellent view to cherish.

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Goa Travel Package
Tour Code: GTT - 001
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Covered: Mumbai - Goa - Cochin - Mumbai
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Goa Beach Vacation
Tour Code: GTT - 004
Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
Destinations Covered: Trivandrum - Kovalam - Kanya Kumari - Vattakottai - Kovalam - Varkala - Cochin - Goa
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Travelling in Goa
Tour Code: GTT - 006
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Destinations Covered: Goa - Panjim - Savoi - Panaji
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