Goa Calling? These Are the Top Things to Do
Located on to the Western coast of India, Goa is a small state famous for its beaches, nightlife and fun activities. With limitless chances to enjoy, Goa offers some enthralling activities and things to do for everyone. Besides being a popular land of beaches, the city is also a great place to indulge in breathtaking activities. We have always thought that the real pulse of Goa resides in that beautiful sunrise view and beach walk but the things that you can do here give you a real spark and pulse of Goa. But make sure when you are visiting Goa, you have a pre-booked room in Goa hotels so that you won’t have to wander for your stay.
Some of best things to do that display a real and clear picture of the city include:
Scuba Diving at Grande Island in Goa: Providing an amazing diving experience, Scuba Diving offers you a chance to experience the beauty of deep sea life. You will be given a one-hour training of diving that will help you learn intricate skills of diving. The package for this includes training, dolphin spotting, underwater dive and photos, lunch, equipment, and snacks. Dolphin spotting here to view the dolphins taking dives in reality. This would be a different experience from you watching the same on a screen.
Beaches: When it comes to beaches, everyone is a lot more excited to take a stroll in the sand beside the water. Beaches have been a centre of attraction for partiers, couples and friends. There are many beaches here which include Butterfly Beach, Palolem Beach, Velsao Beach, Bogmalo Beach, Colva Beach, Baga Beach and many more. All these beaches offer you mesmerizing views of aquatic life and adventurous activities. All of them offer great music and great food- a great fusion of west and east with a perfect influence of Portugal culture.You can stroll, sunbathe, relax and unwind here. Some beaches have nearby shopping stalls from where you can buy amazing sea shells, clothing and handicrafts.
Shopping: After beach and booze, it’s time for you to do some shopping on the markets and stalls situated near beach side. Cheap accessories and clothes that you can buy from here offer a sweet escape. These things here help you carry a style statement very well. Flea Market Baga, Anjuna’s Wednesday Flea Market, Tibetan Markets, Margao Market, and Chapira Fish Market are some of the top names in Goa markets where you can shop for handicrafts, clothing and other accessories. Beaded stuff, coconut art, and sea-shell handicrafts are among the most popular things to buy from Goa.
Churches: Beautifully architectured churches of Goa present the history and legacy of the place.The vibrant beauty and calmness of the churches hold the memory of Portuguese rule in Goa. Bom Jesus Basilica, Se Cathedral, Church of St. Cajetan, Church of Lady of Rosary, and Monte Hill are some of the top churches here that you can visit on your Goa trip.
Trekking: You can give an adventurous angle to your trip by going for trekking at Udaan Dongor in Goa. You can take this trek with your friends and family. It starts with a little briefing and then takes you through rugged terrains from where you can have virgin views of the city. During trek and after completing it, you can indulge in nature photography. This experience will be long-lasting for sure!
All these things attract tourist from all walks of life who come here to enjoy the thrilling music and great cuisine. With great gatherings, amazing music and a relaxed environment, it welcomes everyone. So, whenever you are planning to visit Goa, make sure you have a long list of what you can do and where you need to visit. Along with this, book a room in any of the Goa hotels in advance so that you get a room of your choice and that on discount.