Goa is definitely one of the best and most visited tourist place in India. With its 131-km-long coastline, Goa is an important locale in every tourist’s to-go list. Sun, sand and sea being the major attractions, Goa trip is a perfect heaven for the ones who are craving for relaxation.
Known as “The pearl of the east,” Goa is known for its Gothic churches, crumbling forts, palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves, ferry rides, bubbly folk music, etc, and the list is endless! The location of Goa makes it easily accessible. Situated on the western coastline of India, the Union Territory of Goa is between the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka.
North Goa includes the capital city of Panjim, the former capital of Old Goa, Fort Aguada and Candolim, Chapora, Vagator, and the beaches Calangute, Anjuna, and Baga.
South Goa includes Vasco da Gama Bogmalo, Margao, Colva and Benolem.
Being near to the sea, Goa enjoys a maritime climate, with April and May being very hot. The Goa Beach Resorts situated on the beach sides are the best way to live and enjoy Goa.
Christian Pilgrimage tours to Goa are usually taken up around the Christmas and New Year.
Goa Carnival is celebrated across the state of Goa, with the help of the state government, celebrates their Portuguese heritage which sees people come out from the confines of their home, to the street and enjoy the parades of creative floats, to also dance and party all night.
The carnival tours across the state and is held in the month of March. Its something that you shouldn’t miss if you’re planning to visit Goa.