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Best Places for Trekking in Goa

Trekking in Goa is one of the favorite activities on every traveler’s bucket list. If you are ready with your Goa trekking schedule, then you will need some assistance. Although Goa is suitable for trekking in almost every season, the best time to visit this beautiful place is between October and December. The only time you must avoid traveling is the monsoon season between June and August, because trekking in Goa won’t be fun around rain and storm.  We compiled some of the lengthiest research and got you an important list of six best trekking places in Goa with a very mutual mindset. Places below are not just for skilled trekker, and even the new trekkers can easily travel to these locations.

1. Todo Waterfall

This place is located in the north of Goa, so you can begin your journey from Panjim because it takes around 1.3 hours to get to this destination. It’s pretty famous among the trekkers and you will find many shared vehicles available from the Goa capital to Todo at an affordable price. 

How to Reach:

Dabolim Airport is the closest airport at a distance of around 30 km (18.6 miles) from the location of Panjim. The closest railway would be Panjim railway station and it’s accessible from all the locations. Public transportation is easy to get along.
Nearest Airport- Dabolim Airport or Goa International Airport
Travel time- 19-25 minutes (30.1 km/18.7 miles)
Approximate fare by taxi- INR 650- 1,000
Nearest Bus Stand- Panjim Bus Stand
Travel time- 15 minutes (9.3 km/5.7miles)
Approximate fare by taxi- INR 400-450

Best Time to Trek: June onwards until February
Things to Carry: Keep comfortable trekking shoes, water bottles, sunglasses, and sunscreen

2. Dudhsagar Falls

When people talk about the best place for trekking in Goa, Dudhsagar Falls must be there like a default setting. This place has always been under limelight because of being the fifth top trek destination in India, which is also known as a national symbol of the country. This place is indeed the best among the rest and the closeness of its borders with Karnataka makes it even more important.

How to Reach:

The nearby railway station close to Dudhsagar Falls is Kulem Railway Station. From there, you can hire a jeep or taxi to get to the waterfalls. Once you reach the falls’ top, you will get a tremendous view of Goa that is not possible from any other location.
Nearest Airport- Goa International Airport
Travel time- 2 h 6 minutes (70 km/43 miles)
Approximate fare by taxi- INR 1,600- 2,000
Nearest Bus Stand- Panjim Bus Stand
Travel time- 2 h 4 minutes (70 km/43miles)
Approximate fare by taxi- INR 1,500- 2,100

Best Time to Trek: The best time for trekking at Dudhsagar Falls is during the winter (November – February).

3. Neuti Beach

If you have dreamt of walking along beautiful mountains in Goa, then your dream just came true. The Neuti Beach is a lovely place to start your trek journey; trek there begins at around 7 AM from Porcorimarea, and you can even dive into 20 feet of water along with visiting the Neitu Fort. It will truly be a dream come true for travelers looking for some adventure and stunning sightseeing.

Best Time to Trek: November - February

4. Wagheri Mountain

This is well known for being one of the highest peaks in Goa. The trail from the Chorla Ghats to the Wagheri Mountain defines a great place for trekking in Goa. It’s a maximum one hour trek and it also quite exciting. If you are a first-time traveler, you will enjoy every bit of this adventurous activity.

Best Time to Trek: From June to September

5. Netravali Waterfall

Netravali waterfall is one of the leading treks in Goa and brilliant to look at. The view of the trek form top is breathtaking and it is very close to Margao, which makes it easy for travelers to visit. It’s nearly a two-hour drive to the location and has been considered as once-in-a-lifetime experience to explore and witness the brilliance of nature. 

6. Satregad Fort

This place is rich in biodiversity and known for having the most amazing trekking in Goa. Satregad remains the most famous place in Goa because the trek stretches to many waterfalls in the area at a distance of around 15-16 km (9.3-9.9 miles). The Satregad Fort is worth exploring for you as it highlights Portuguese culture and British architecture to its brim. Anyone with a taste of exploring some history and adventure will love this place.

These locations hold the key to your peace of mind. If you love adventure and trekking in breathtaking locations, then these places are a perfect getaway for you. The waterfalls and trekking trails have a spectacular view of nature and mountain. Make sure you are carrying all the essential items to be comfortable for your trip. Especially, when you want to wipe out all the stress and anxiety, taking a trekking in Goa is the best way to rejuvenate and refresh your life.

Plan your trip with friends and family to these stunning trekking trails and make the most of your holiday.

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