Wondering what to do in Goa during your upcoming trip? Well, India Profile now offers you useful suggestions and valuable tips on how to spend your Goa vacation and the activities you can indulge in.
As the "beach capital of India", Goa is simply a fascinating destination to visit. However, many people fail to look beyond the beaches of Goa and in the process miss out on many interesting things. But with India Profile serving as the perfect Goa guide for you, rest assured of an amazing vacation to remember for a lifetime.
Right from angling to luxury cruises, there are a whole lot of things to do in Goa. In fact, you will simply be amazed at the variety Goa has to offer. It is a well-known fact that Goa is a great place to party, its nightlife is indeed the talk of the world. So during your upcoming trip to Goa, you can spend a good time hopping from one hotspot to another.
Apart from its party scene, Goa is a great place to indulge in other enjoyable activities like wildlife watching. Bargain hunters can also look forward to some good days of shopping in Goa. From lively flea markets to designer shopping malls, Goa is indeed a collage of exciting contrasts. Sightseeing tours and excursions are also among the must do things for visitors to Goa.
The next time you start worrying about what to do in Goa, do remember us. Goa is indeed a beautiful place to explore. So don't just spend your entire time lazing on the beaches. Go out and explore this magical destination that has so much to offer.
So you are in Goa and wondering what next? Here is a list of the top 'to do' things to do while you are in Goa.
1. Gaze the Sea on the Beach
Rains in Goa, are indeed very beautiful, and its one of the best times in Goa when you can actually enjoy you drink, lying on a lazy beach side restaurant / or your hotel balcony (if you have booked a sea facing room in a beach resort in Goa). The winds that blow off along the coast really mesmerise you and make you feel cosy within yourself. Its a great time to discover love for couples and for those who are for their second honeymoons. Try out a hot cup of coffee or tea with your loved ones and you will know why we recommend you this in the first place. Some of the Best Beaches in Goa, that will really get you a great view in Monsoons are - Sinquerim, Baga, Candolim, Anjuna, Vagator, Velsao, Utorda, Cavelossim, Mobor and Patnem.
2. Spicy Trip
Nature is at the best in Goa during monsoons. Most of the guests coming to Goa, have ' Visit to the Spice Plantation' in their wishlist for Goa. THe main reason maybe because they want to spend some time appreciating the nature, but the prime factor we feel is because of the hot and delicious Goan meal served at the Spice Plantations in Goa. Some of the best Spice Plantations to visit this monsoon are Tropical Spice Plantation, Sahakari Farms, Atreya Vedic Farms and Pascoal Spice VIllage.
3. Leisure Cruising
Its like dancing out there for one hour, with live music and on the roof top of a boat that cruises along the Mandovi River. You see the illuminated Goan style buildings, the swaying palms, the floating ships, the fish trawlers on the waves and the beautiful sunset too. Goa Boat Cruises operates multiple one hour cruises in the evening on the Mandovi River, and if you are lucky, you can spot some dolphins in the river too.
4. Get Adventurous
You can also try the high adrenaline activities like rappelling, rope climbing, cliff / rock climbing and even kayaking. Besides cycling tours in Goa and bird watching tours, at the Wildernest Nature Resort and at Dr Salim Ali Birds Sanctuary are quite thrilling.
5. Experience Heritage in Goa
Obsessed with the rich architecture of the past, Goa is an excellent place where you will find amazing building structures built in the Kadambas, Mughal empire and the Portuguese era. Tall churches & chapels (like the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral and St Augustine Tower) and old temples (like the Shree Shantadurga Temple & Shree Maguesh Devasthan) are a sight of attraction to almost every one who comes to Goa. Besides, the forts of Goa, which are now more of a film shooting spots and old heritage buildings are a must visit spots when you are in Goa.
Walking Treks are quite a common scene in Goa. There are operators who provide wonderful trekking options for individuals and groups too. Group treks include high hill climbing and crossing of the rivulets in Goa. Waterfall treks are quite common in Goa, similarly nature trails is something which will get you amazing information about the nature around you.
7. Shopping Easy
They say, Goa is a heaven for shopping freaks. Yes, it is indeed. You get almost everything out here. From eco-bags, fiction-books, gaudy-bangles, metallic-statues, designer-wear, sizzling-spices, artificial-jewelry to artistic-creatives; you can actually get anything you wish. Ingo's night market and Anjuna flea market are hot places for shopping for the foreign guests. Besides, one can do fantastic shopping in Panjim, Calangute, Margao and Vasco city as well.
8. Tasty Treats
Does Goan shell-fish and curries get your mouth watery? If yes, you have to try out the Goan cuisine. You can now find a traditional / authentic Goan food outlet at every corner of Goa. Have a sip of your drink along with some mussels masala fry / squids garlic butter fry and you will only say 'give me more'.
9. Party Hard
The best DJ music festivals happen in Goa.. round the year. In the rains, the indoor based discotheques / party houses play amazing music and they just need reasons to play that retro or dub-step counts.. The top of the list party houses in Goa are Tito's (in Baga and now newly opened at Cavelossim) and Mambos.. Go there to feel the beat.
10. Croc Spotting
Fantastic way to keep your children feel awesome, many boat operators offer this service. They stroll along the inland waters along the islands and spot the crocodiles with their jaws open. The sight is really thrilling but safe and great to photography.
Besides the mentioned above, you may want to explore Goa and see many other things like the lifestyle of Goans, Museums and other great spots. Contact us for more and our Goa Experts will help you with the right details and informaiton about Goa.
Enjoy your Stay !!