Goa is one of the most happening tourist destinations in India. People from all over the globe visit this beautiful place every year.
Beaches: The pristine beaches, warm and hospitable people, the relaxed atmosphere and nature’s bounty are some of the things that attract people towards Goa. You can explore the numerous beaches in South Goa and North Goa and rejuvenate yourself.
Churches and Forts: The place is also known for its ancient architecture influenced by Portuguese, Indian and Islamic styles evident in the beautiful churches and the houses. Some popular places to visit include the Church of Bom Jesus Basilica which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Chapora Fort, Fort Aguada and Dona Paula.
Waterfalls and Spice plantations: Visit the beautiful Dudhsagar Waterfall and Arvalam Waterfall or explore the spice plantations. After the rainy season, the area looks all the more beautiful and flourishing with fresh green plants and trees.
Shopping: For shopaholics’, there is the Anjuna Flea Market near the Anjuna beach. Another interesting place to shop for local handicrafts, jeweler, spices, etc is the Arpora market that starts at around 6 pm every Saturday and goes on till midnight. The Calangute Street is one of the busiest lanes. It has a lot of popular restaurants and café. You could also halt here for local shopping.
Mouthwatering Goan cuisine: The delectable Goan cuisine is a must try when you are in Goa. Do try the popular fish curry prepared with coconut. Crab curry, pomfret, oysters and fried prawns are also popular food choices.
Cruises and Casinos: Goa is famous for its night life. Take a cruise on the Mandovi River or try your luck at the various casinos and make the most of your Goa tour package.
The best time to visit Goa is between December to February. These are the festive months and are celebrated will great enthusiasm. People from all around the world visit Goa during this time. So pack your bags; it’s time to re-explore Goa!