Activity Ideas For People Visiting Goa

Anjuna flea market in Goa photo via Pixabay

Tourist Activities in Goa, India

It is little wonder that Goa has become one of India’s most popular tourist destinations. It is home to majestic buildings that remind the imperial heritage, beautiful white sand beaches that are absolutely ideal for families, and wildlife parks, where exotic creatures can be seen.

You can also visit luxury restaurants and stay in top quality accommodation relatively cheaply. Those of you are enticed by the thought of holidays in this part of the world are encouraged to check out the activity ideas in this article, which most tour operators suggest.

Spend Time On The Beaches

Beach in Goa India
Beach in Goa India

You can sit and watch the Arabian waves crash dramatically against the rocks during an afternoon in Goa. Then join your fellow travelers for a party under the light of the full moon.

Alternatively, you could head across to Baga beach to practice the ancient art of yoga or watch one of the exciting water-sport competitions.

Explore The Religious Sites

Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa
Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa

One cannot underestimate the importance of religion to the people of Goa. It is reflected in the magnificence of buildings such as the Basilica of Bom Jesus.

You are absolutely welcome to visit this grand church, which is known to be the final resting place of Saint Francis Xavier.

It is also worth taking a guided tour of the Church of Rachol in Margao’s coastal city.

Look Around The Nature Reserves

Train passing next to the Dudhsagar Falls by Purshi via Wikipedia CC
Train passing next to the Dudhsagar Falls By Purshi – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, CC

There is a wide range of protected natural habitats and wildlife parks in Goa. The Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary is particularly worthy of note, as the home of wild boar, barking deer, and spotted chitals.

Wildlife enthusiasts may also be excited at the prospect of seeing colorful and characterful birds such as the Velvet Fronted Nuthatch and Black-naped Oriole.

Go On A Shopping Spree

Anjuna flea market in Goa photo via Pixabay
Anjuna flea market in Goa photo via Pixabay

Anybody who takes advantage of deals to Goa is bound to be left with plenty of spending money. You could put this to use in the purchase of souvenirs and stylish clothes from the Anjuna flea market.

Even if you choose to keep your money in your pocket, you may still enjoy the performances of local musicians and snake charmers.

Enjoy Your Evenings In Goa

Music Festival in Goa
Music Festival in Goa

The night-life scene has become increasingly diverse since the hippy community discovered Goa’s wonders in the 1970s.

Now you can listen to live music in the local bars, sample a range of weird and wonderful cocktails and enjoy the infamous beach parties.

If you stay awake for long enough, you can watch the Indian sunrise over Goa’s clear blue seas.

Goa Travel and Tour Packages

To help you plan out your visit to Goa, we listed places to visit and other amazing activities in Goa. We also listed some of the best travel deals and tour packages and excellent flight deals and accommodation.

Searching for the best hotels, resorts, and affordable flights in the nearby Cities? Check out our list of affordable Goa hotels and resorts via Agoda, Booking, or you may also see available Airbnb properties in the city.

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