Goa Top 10 Activities & attractions
Turquoise blue waters touching forts,a lush green landscape edges the golden coastline,Old churches,Rivers,Islands,Portuguese colony,Spice plantations Waterfalls every thing is about one,THE BEACH CAPITAL OF INDIA-GOA.It’s a perfect weekend trip with friends or to relax on beach with your partner.Goa has more than enough to make you fall in love with it.I’ve some cherished moments with my husband&kid,so want to share my memories.
Goa is a state in western India with coastlines of Arabian Sea,Konkan region.It is smallest state,biggest tourist destination.Goa has popular beaches Baga to fishing villages such as Agonda.Many movies were shot here.
Other than beaches,kids to elders there is something for every one to do.There is a bad opinion about Goa for family travellers that most of foreigners occupy beaches shacks for sunbath.But it happens in peak season,at famous beaches like Baga,Anjuna.So avoid them when you travel with family.Here I share my Goa Dairies.
How to reach Goa:Dabolim international airport,Panjim-35km.Aerial views were awesome at arabian sea coast.well connected by daily flights from Chennai,Mumbai,New Delhi,Hyderabad&Bangalore.Trains well connected.
Best season:Mid Nov-Feb.I suggest Nov-Dec as Dudhsagarfalls(KTDC),Dolphin trip will be open after monsoon.
Useful tips:Pack Beach wear,flipflaps,cotton clothes,Caps,Sunsceen sunglasses&trek shoes.Always carry a water bottle,Helmet(bikers).
VISIT: Goa Tourism
what to do in Goa-India
1.Top 10 Beaches Goa
Explore top 10 beaches Baga,Calangute,Anjuna,Vagator,Sinquirim,Arambol Mandrem,Morjim,Chapora,Palolem,Colva.All these are crowded at beach spot, so walk along shore,to enjoy privacy.
Walk Baga-Calangute(2km)which is secured Zone to enjoy with family.We’ve booked Resort TerraParaiso(2min walk-calangute beach).
Best place to stay in Goa:Family friendly hotels near to almost 35 beaches of Goa(search using GoogleMap)
2.Adventure sports in the Water&Air
kids enjoy water sports available at popular beaches.My son excited do all these rides,we preferred at T-sunami Island(Malvan)&booked package from Atlantis watersports.we couple tried Parasailing.You can try kayaking,white water rafting,Paragliding,Sky boarding like Hritik(BangBang)
THINGS TO DO IN GOA-INDIA
3.Trek Chapora&Aguada forTs
ChaporaFort is in Dil Chahta Hai movie.This ancient fort in North Goa,in ruins now,offers awesome views of Vagator beach.Fort is on top of hillock.We enjoyed setting sun into Arabian sea.From vagator beach it’s difficult to trek,so reach from parking side.visit AguadaFort too.
Mandovi river plunges to the depths from a height of 600m,forming milky sea(dudh-sagar)The couple of pools created by the waterfall gives you superb unique experience of swimming&bathing.Chennai Express Scenes shot here.
5.Dolphin cruise trip is a day tour of Grand Island watching dolphins dance(around boat)along with the waves in their habitats.kids’ll love.Enjoy dolphins dive&save in cameras.
6.Naval Aviation Museum kids love aircrafts here.
7.Try River cruise on Mandovi river at sunset.
8.South Goa churches:The Bom Jesus Basilica is World Heritage Monument&has been christened by UNESCO.
9.Ride Bike to explore North&Rural Goa.
10.Visit Abyss Marine Fish Aquarium,Splashdown,Froggy,Bluewhale waterparks.
Prefer Shopping at Anjuna flea market