Trip Planning FAQs
When is the best time to visit Goa?
Although the Goa tours can be arranged at any time of the year, the most comfortable time to visit Goa is in winter, from October to February, as the climate is more pleasant. Winter is the peak season of Goa trips when the beach activities are popular. On the contrary, the monsoon season from June to September is the off-season due to the continuous rainfall. But you can enjoy a cheaper price at the hotel during this period. In addition, the railway trip from Mumbai to Goa will be more mesmerizing during the monsoon seasons, as the vibrant forests grow well along the way.
What are the top things to do in Goa?
As a tropical city endowed with 110 kilometers (68 miles) of west coast, Goa has more than 20 beaches awaiting for visitors to enjoy. One should never miss the beach relaxation when taking a Goa package. The major beaches in Goa include the Calangute, the Baga, the Colva, the Benaulim, and the Miramar, where you have more choices of the beach activities. But these beaches are more crowded. If you prefer to enjoy a peaceful beach view, the Harmal and the Palolem are better choices. Besides the beach recreations, you can also take a stroll to the churches left by the Portuguese, and visit the ancient Hindu temples.
How many days are needed to visit Goa?
For the best experience, your Goa tour should be planned for at least 3 days. Two days of your Goa tour package can be spent on the heritages and enchanting landscapes in the North and South Goa, and the one day left can be filled with the beach activities and leisure enjoyment. If you want to spend a Goa honeymoon package at a leisurely pace, a 4-day trip will be the best. You can mix-and-match your tour with cultural exploration, landscape appreciation and beach recreations.
Which part is good to visit: North Goa or South Goa?
As a popular destination in Goa tour packages, the North Goa has the most popular beaches like the Baga and the Calangute, and is rich in clubs where most of the large parties and ceremonies are held. The best restaurants of Goa are also distributed in the North. If you are looking for parties or ample choices of the beach activities, the North Goa is your type. The South Goa, unlike the North, is suitable for the backpackers seeking the secluded beaches with less travelers. Mostly, a 4-day trip to the North Goa is enough to enjoy the best of this coast city.
Goa is well-planned with a convenient transportation net comprising roads, railways, and airlines. You can reach Goa by your preferred modes of transportation. The Dabolim International Airport is close to Panjim - the capital of Goa. The Madgoan and the Thivim railway stations connect Goa with other major cities of India. There are two major bus terminuses of Goa - the Kadamba and the Panaji, where runs public buses commuting between Goa and other Indian cities like Mumbai and Pune. Generally, most travelers choose to reach Goa by air and then enjoy a Goa package with private drive.