Goa is the perfect place where you will find a blend of traditional and modern aspects of life. On one hand you have plush beaches and on the other hand you have the most natural landscapes that make you wonder if time ever touched this place once in your life time.This is the perfect place to go on a sightseeing tour of North, South and Old Goa, with a relaxing stay in a Hill Retreat. Finally, hit the beaches and relax in the mellow atmosphere of Colava. The waterfalls, the forests, the spice farms, all are unique in their own way and are a must visit on your tour to Goa in India.
You can visit this lovely place anytime of the year, though you may want to avoid the monsoons. It rains quite heavily over here thus making transportation a bit cumbersome. Else, the best time of the year that can be called the peak season for Goa travel is from October to March. The place is blessed with maritime climate which makes almost the entire year the ideal time to visit Goa! This is the perfect place you can enjoy a relaxing, rejuvenating and tension free holiday.
Main acctraction in Goa:
5.Goa Spice Plantations
how to reach Goa?
Goa is situated on the south west coast of India and its location is very favorable for people to reach here by air, railways, roadways and also the sea. Even though Goa is India's smallest state, it has its own airport and railway station that are no less than the ones that are located in metros. Traveling to Goa is not at all tedious as you have interstate as well as local transport. Reaching Goa is quite easy and getting to this place should not bother you at all. In case you still have doubts regarding how to reach Goa, you can always check out the information given in the following lines.
One reach Goa very easily as it is linked via flights to all major cities in India like Delhi, Mumbai, Trivandrum, Pune, etc. as well as some international destinations in UK and Gulf countries. The Dabolim Airport located near the town of Vasco Da Gama is Goa's exclusive airport and can be reached from any place in Goa by hiring local transport.
Goa has a well planned system of railways and commendable railway tracks. India's all important and major metro cities are connected to Goa through railways. The Konkan railway line has considerably reduced the traveling time to Goa and connects Goa to major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Trivandrum, etc.
Goa has a well planned road system that helps people reach Goa from nearby states. One can reach Goa via roads from places like Bangalore, Pune, and Mumbai. Goa also has three national highways that pass through which include NH - 4A, NH -17 and NH -17A. One can hire interstate buses that are run by Government owned tourist corporations or private cabs from nearby places to reach Goa.
Goa is located
The smallest state of India, Goa is located on the Western coast of the Indian peninsula. The location of Goa is such that it shares its borders with Maharashtra towards the north and Karnataka in the south. The mighty Arabian Sea lies to its west. The geographical location of Goa is between 15°48'00" North to 14°53'54" North Latitude and 74° 20'13" East to 73° 40'33" East Longitudes. Due its location near the sea, Goa experiences maritime climate which makes it the perfect locale for a vacation.
Trip Name : Glimpse of GOA Tour
Trip Duration : 9 days
Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouse
Tour start/ends in:kathmandu
Trip Route: 2 Days Miramar Beach,2 Days Hill Retreat,3 Days Colva Beach and kathmandu with Accommodation and city sightseeing
Activity: A week in the Glorious Goa with cultural tours, cruises and time on the famous beaches.
Transportation: Private vehicle,Train & flight
Best Season: Jan,February, October, November & December.
Activity: A week in the Glorious Goa with cultural tours, cruises and time on the famous beaches!
Group Size: min. 2 ,max. 10
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)Transfer to Hotel and overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sight seeing / trip preparation and overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Fly or Drive to mumbai-Goa, Arrive Miramar Beach, Transfer to Hotel, Check-in at Hotel ,Refreshment, at PM Boat Cruise and overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: North Goa Tour and overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: South camp ,Old Goa, Mangeshi Temple Tour and O/N Hill Retreat.
Day 06: South Goa Tour and O/N Hill Retreat.
Day 07: Margao City Tour and O/N Hotel Colva.
Day 08: Free in Colva.
Day 09: fly / Drive to kathmandu or your onwards destination,
if you have other trips to extend, you can simply go ahead with your program.
It It is possible to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting and wildlife safari. The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday.