Top 10 Things For A Perfect Goa Tour Package in 2021!

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Goa – The Land of Sun, Sea and Surf
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The ultimate travel destination for all moods, Goa is the land where sun, sea and surf. The range of activities you can add to your Goa tour package is never-ending. You can start your day at a sunny beach playing water sports and in no time you may find yourself at the nearest flea market or a midnight beach party. Sometimes, it may also get overwhelming to choose your favourites in the endless list of activities. Let us dive into the top 10 things you must have in your goa package!

10. Explore the Sunny Beaches

Beach Fun at Goa
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When we say Goa, we think about the never-ending trail of beaches. One of the best things you can have in your Goa tour package is beach fun. You can engage in a bumble of beach activities from water sports, parties, seafood gorging and sunbathing. Goa has a long list of beaches you can visit for making the most of your trip.

Beaches in North Goa

  • Baga Beach
  • Vagator Beach
  • Candolim Beach
  • Anjuna Beach
  • Calangute Beach
  • Candolim Beach

Beaches in South Goa

  • Colva Beach
  • Agonda Beach
  • Palolem Beach
  • Mobor Beach
  • Varca Beach
An evening at the Goa Beach
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Things to do at the beach: 

  • Scuba Diving and Snorkelling
  • ATV Biking
  • Parasailing, Surfing, Kayaking and other watersports
  • Camping
  • Sunbathing
  • Midnight Parties

9. Shopping at Anjuna Flea Market

Anjuna Flea Market
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One of the most lively places you can find in your Goa tour package is the Anjuna Flea Market. It is a treasure market of local handicrafts, souvenirs, and accessories. The best way to take a piece of Goa with you is to shop at this flea market. You will always find this place crowded with tourists bargaining their way out. The ambience of this place is hyped by great music and local food stalls. 

  • Location: 10, St. Michael’s Vaddo South, Anjuna, Goa
  • Open on: Wednesday from 9:00 AM-6 PM
  • Best time to visit: You can visit the market by 7 am or after 4 pm to experience the real vibe once the crowd starts bustling. 
  • How to reach: You can hire a cab from the airport to the market. Busses are also available from the Panaji bus stand to Anjuna Beach. You can walk or take a tuk-tuk from the beach to the market. 
  • Things to buy: 
    • Tribal Masks
    • Headgear
    • Tibetian Souvenirs
    • Vibrant and Colourful  Bikinis
    • Beaded Jewellery
    • Dresses Made of Old Sarees
    • Macrame Jewellery

8. Excursion to the Forts

The Majestic Forts of Goa
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One of the sides of a Goa tour package is its majestic architecture. The forts of Goa depict beautiful views of the area and its glorious past. An excursion to the Goa forts can also be a good trip if you are on a Goa honeymoon package. The places are serene and give you ample time and space for some quality time with yourself or your loved ones. 

Forts in Goa

  • Aguada Fort
    • Experience the magnificent views of prison cells, old lighthouse and sunset
    • Visiting time ranges from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm every day
  • Corjuem Fort
    • Explore the views of the Corjeum River and the surrounding areas
    • You can visit the fort between 6:00 am to 7:00 pm on all days
  • Mormugao Fort
    • Watch the straight line of fishing boats at the Varca beach along with an abandoned chapel
    • Open 24 x 7 every day
  • Chapora Fort
    • Reminisce in the beauty of Vagator Beach
    • You can visit 24 x 7 any day
  • Reis Magos Fort
    • Visit the Cultural and Heritage Centre
    • Opening time is from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm every day, closed on Mondays

7. Excursion to the Historical Temples

Historical Temples of Goa
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A Goa tour package is a one in all deal to your ultimate getaway. Goa is also known for some exquisite temples with rich historical significance. These temples depict the glorious past of this land. If you wish to spend some time in peace, you must pay a visit to these majestic temples. The environment here is tranquil and can bring solace to your heart.

Temples in Goa

  • Saptakoteshwar Temple
    • Located 35 kilometres from Panaji at Narve, Bicholim
    • Visiting hours from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm on all days
  • Mangeshi Temple
    • Timings for darshan ranges from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm every day
  • Mahadev Temple
    • Located at Sanguem, Surla which is at a distance of 65 kilometres from Panjim
    • Temple timings from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm on weekdays and weekends
  • Shanta Durga Temple
    • Located at Kavalem Village, Ponda
    • Visit the temple anytime between 5:00 am to 10:00 pm on any of the day in a week
  • Brahma Temple
    • Located 7 kilometres from Valpoi at Satari
    • Open to tourists from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm every day

6. Excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Goa
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Just as the temples depict the rich history of the land, Goa is also filled with rich heritage sites which have preserved the ancient culture for decades. The UNESCO World Heritage Sites in your Goa tour package tell us the tales of colonial times. These churches are also another serene place to spend some quality time with yourself.

Heritage Sites in Goa

  • Church of Saint Augustine
  • Basilica Of Bom Jesus
  • Se Cathedral
  • Church of Saint Cajetan
  • Saint Catherine’s Chapel
  • Church of St. Francis of Assisi

5. Enjoy the midnight parties

Nightlife at Goa
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Your Goa tour package s incomplete without you getting a taste of the nightlife in Goa. As fun and tranquil as your daytime is, the midnight parties in Goa are equally wild and happening. You can find a bunch of pubs and clubs to go to at the beaches. Find your favourite glass of martini and groove to the music while you hop around the clubs!

Clubs and pubs in Goa

  • SinQ Night Club
    • Location: Candolim, North Goa
    • Timings: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm every day
  • Cohiba
    • Location: Sinquerim, North Goa
    • Opening Hours: 4:00 pm to 2:00 am every day
  • Cantare
    • Location: Saligao, North Goa
    • Open to everyone: 6:30 pm to 1:00 am every day
  • Edge
    • Location: Majorda, South Goa
    • Open from: 9:00 am to 1:00 am every day
  • Café Mambo
    • Location: Tito’s Lane, Baga, North Goa
    • Club timings: 8:00 pm to 3:30 am every day
  • Leopard Valley
    • Location: Palolem, South Goa
    • Opening time: 10:00 am to 3:00 am every day

4. Taste the local delicacies

A heaven for your tastebuds – Goan food
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Goa is known for its famous local food lined all over the city. It is a haven for all foodies to explore Goan food and give their tastebuds the ultimate satisfaction. You must have a culinary adventure added to your Goa tour package to make the most of it.

Best Restaurants in Goa

  • The Black Sheep Bistro
    • Location: Panjim, Goa
    • Restaurant timings are 12:00 pm to 1:00 am every day
  • The Fisherman’s Wharf
    • Location: Cavelossim, South Goa
    • Visiting hours are 12:00 noon to 11:00 pm from Sunday to Thursday and noon to midnight from Friday to Saturday
  • Tuscany Gardens
    • Location: Candolim, North Goa
    • Opening hours are from 4:00 am to 11:00 pm on all days except Tuesday; closed on Tuesdays
  • Spice Goa
    • Location: Mapusa, North Goa
    • Welcomes guests from 11:30 pm to 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm on all days

3. Dive into Water Sport Challenges

Unleash the adventure underwaters
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The crystal clear waters of Goa invite numerous water sports for all thrill-seekers. Water sports in Goa attract tourists from all age groups and parts of the world. You can add as many of such fun activities as you want in your Goa tour package to unleash the fun underwater.

Water sports in Goa

  • Skiing: Baga Beach, Mobor Beach, Majorda Beach
  • Kite Surfing: Morjim Beach, Arambol Beach
  • Scuba Diving: Grand Island, Pigeon Island
  • Water Rafting: Mandovi Rover, Tilari River
  • Windsurfing: Calangute Beach, Vagator Beach, Dona Paula Beach
  • Kayaking: Sal and Mandovi
  • Jet Skiing: Candolim Beach, Miramar Beach
  • Snorkelling: Grand Island, Bat Island

2. Mesmerising Views of Dudhsagar Falls

Dudhasagar Falls, Goa
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One of the most important sightseeing points in your Goa tour package is the Dudhsagar falls. It is one of the tallest waterfalls in India and cascades an effect that creates an illusion of a milky white sea falling from a great height. It is an ideal location for photography and spending quality time if you are n a honeymoon in Goa.

  • Location: Madgaon-Belgaum railway route, Sonaulim
  • Entry Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm every day
  • Entry Fees: No entry fees
  • Things to do: Photography, Sightseeing, Trek from Castle Rock to Dudhsagar Falls
  • Essentials to Carry:
    • Sufficient Water
    • Haversack
    • Trekking Shoes
    • Extra Clothing
    • Medical Kit
    • Sufficient Cash
    • Identity Proof

1. Jungle Safari at Mollen National Park

Jungle Safari at Mollen National Park
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A day in the wild is a day well spent in Goa. If you wish to explore the wildlife of Goa, you must try the open jeep safari at the Mollen National Park. The Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is another must-visit destination in your Goa tour package. You can spot different animals, birds and reptiles while you move through the dense jungles.

  • Location: Sonaulim. Goa
  • Entry Timings: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm every day
  • Entry Fees: Rs 10 per child, Rs 20 per adult
  • Things to do: Spot a variety of wildlife including panthers, spotted deers, Bengal tigers, sambar, etc.

Goa can infuse life in us and take us on a rejuvenating vacation away from the everyday hustle. Having a planned package for your Goa trip makes it easier for you to choose your favourite activities from the truckload of options.

We hope this article helps you plan your tour to this land of wonders. Keep reading. Keep exploring!