Goa top 10 things to do with family

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Goa Top 10 Activities & attractions

Turquoise blue waters touching forts, lush green landscape edges the golden coastline, Old churches, Rivers, Islands, Portuguese colony, Waterfalls every thing is about one, THE BEACH CAPITAL OF INDIA-GOA. It’s a perfect weekend trip with friends or families or to relax on beach with your partner. Goa has more than enough to make you fall in love with it.

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.

Aerial view of Arabian sea

How to reach Goa: Dabolim international airport,Panjim-35km.well connected by daily flights from Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad&Bangalore. Trains are well connected to Goa.

Best season: Mid Nov-Feb best as one can cover Dudhsagarfalls (KTDC)&Dolphin trip, opened after monsoon.

Useful tips: Pack Beach wear, flipflaps, cotton clothes, Caps, Sunsceen sunglasses &trek shoes.Always carry a water bottle,Helmet for bikers.

Goa top 10 activities to do with kids
kids activities

what to do in Goa-India

1.Top 10 Beaches Goa

Explore top 10 beaches Baga, Calangute, Anjuna, Vagator, Sinquerim, Arambol MandremMorjimChapora, 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.

Choose Best place to stay in Goa: Family friendly hotels are available near almost 35 beaches of Goa(search using Google Map)

2. Adventure sports in the Water & Air

kids enjoy water sports available at popular beaches. Jetski, Banana ride, speed boat. You can try kayaking, Rafting, Paragliding, Sky boarding like Hritik(BangBang movie)


Aguada fort,goa top 10 activities to do with family
3.Trek Chapora&Aguada forTs

ChaporaFort is in Dil Chahta Hai movie.This ancient fort in North Goa is in ruins now. But offers awesome views of Vagator beach. Fort is on top of hillock. Enjoy setting sun into Arabian sea. From vagator beach it’s difficult to trek, so reach from parking. Also visit AguadaFort.

Goa top 10 activities to do with family

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.

Dolphins trip,Goa top 10 activities to do with family

5.Dolphin cruise trip is a day tour of Grand Island watching dolphins dance(around boat)along with the waves in their’ll love.Enjoy dolphins dive&save in cameras.

Naval aviation museum,Goa top 10 activities to do with family
Naval Aviation Museum

6.Naval Aviation Museum kids love aircrafts here.

Goa top 10 activities to do with family
Mandovi river Cruise

7.Try River cruise on Mandovi river at sunset.

Churches of Goa,Basilica of Bom jesus(UNESCO),Goa top 10 activities to do with family
Basilica of Bom Jesus

8.South Goa churches:The Bom Jesus Basilica is World Heritage Monument&has been christened by UNESCO.

Riding bike,North Goa top 10 activities to do with family

9.Ride Bike to explore North&Rural Goa.

Abyss Marine fish Aquarium,Goa top 10 activities to do with family

10.Visit Abyss Marine Fish Aquarium,Splashdown,Froggy,Bluewhale waterparks.

Shopping,Goa top 10 activities to do with family

Prefer Shopping at Anjuna flea market

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  1. Krishna kumar
    August 13, 2017 at 10:01 am - Reply

    Awesome.. Its really helpful to goa tourists

  2. Pavani
    August 13, 2017 at 10:09 am - Reply

    Nice.good information. keep it up.

  3. Umamaheswara Rao.A
    August 13, 2017 at 11:57 am - Reply

    It is useful to Goa Tourists since it gives good guidance. I appreciate the writer and I wish her success in future attempts.

  4. Sarada valluri
    August 13, 2017 at 4:27 pm - Reply

    Awesome information.

  5. Dontharaju srinivas
    August 13, 2017 at 5:34 pm - Reply

    Super……good information about goa

  6. Sajida
    August 14, 2017 at 12:58 am - Reply

    Nice info

  7. Vijaya Kumar M
    August 15, 2017 at 5:06 pm - Reply

    All the beaches, forts and sports I can say everying about goa is covered and one can plan accordingly nice information.

  8. sujatha Bala krishna
    August 19, 2017 at 2:08 pm - Reply

    It is difficult to collect all information and you shared the good info

  9. August 19, 2017 at 4:36 pm - Reply

    […] way to enjoy the beauty of beaches,relax&rejuvenate the mind.Watersports activity is one of Goa Top 10 Activities to do with family,weekend trip.Goa was chosen as‘the best Indian destination for relaxation’in 2014 by Lonely Planet&has […]

  10. November 23, 2017 at 12:13 pm - Reply

    Nice informative post on Goa..
    Covers almost everything , except for the partying thing 🙂
    Also a short feedback , try for a wide screen template to display your pictures even bigger. it could be much better..

  11. June 17, 2018 at 4:16 am - Reply

    Well written Gayathri. All information at one place. Also add tips on adding a Google map of itenary for two day trip

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