Goa is a state in western India with coastlines stretching along the Arabian Sea. Its long history as a Portuguese colony prior to 1961 is evident in its preserved 17th-century churches and the area’s tropical spice plantations. Goa is also known for its beaches, ranging from popular stretches at Baga and Palolem to those in laid-back fishing villages such as Agonda.
- Calangute Beach
- Baga Beach
- Dona Paula Beach
Following a leisurely day on the Goa beaches, it’s tie for you to savor some lip-smacking delicacies. Goa is quite popular for its seafood such as oysters, lobsters, prawns and crabs. They are used for making a variety of curries and pickles.
- Church of St. Francis of Assissi
- Chapel of St. Francis Xavier
- Basilica of Bom Jesus
Goa is home to some spectacular temples such as Shri Mahalsa Temple, Shri Ramnath Temple and Shri Saunsthan Goudpadacharya Temple. Goa is a destination where Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great enthusiasm.
- Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary
- Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
- Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
Following the wildlife excursion, visit one of the shacks located alongside the beaches and experience the pulsating nightlife of Goa.