Goa is holidaymaker's paradise, it has beautiful blue beaches, delightful silvery sands, gentle hills, waterfalls, rich traditions, captivating churches, attractive flora and fauna, green valleys and terrific temples. It is simply a great golden holiday destination. Here you can experience the rich blend of the Indo-European architecture and cultural influences. It is quiet famous for its festivals.It is the land full of Fun and Frolic, of calm and peace. As a matter of fact the Goa is for relaxation and experience the idyllic peace.The beaches such as Dona Paula, Calangute, Anjuna, Colva, Miramar, and Vagator can be compared with the best beaches around the world and also the Churches and forts in Old Goa take the visitor to an era far back in time.
|Area||13,43,998 (1991 census)|
|Altitude||Sea level to 1,022 meters.|
|Languages Spoken||Konkani, Marathi, Hindi, English and Portugese|
|Best Time to Visit||June to September
|Climate||Maximum: 34° C, Minimum: 20° C|
Goa was ruled by a great number of Indian kingdoms and dynasties from the 4th century onwards.In 1987, Goa conferred statehood. Portuguese also renovated Goa by erecting one of the great churches. That is why Goa continues to be a fascinating blend of the Latin and the Oriental.
One can find buses as well as rent-a-car services in Goa. An interesting mode of traveling in Goa is the motorcycle taxi of Goa.
By AIR :
Goa is well connected by airline services to most major cities in India. All flights, national and international, to and from Goa, operate from the Goa Airport at Dabolim near the port town of Vasco-da-Gama.
It is not difficult to reach Goa by trains, especially after opening of the Konakan Railway that connects Margao and Vasco da Gama to major cities in India.
Panaji, Vasco-da-Gama, Margao, Mapusa, Beaches, Churches, Panjim, Aguada Fort
Corbett National Park, Agra, Mathura, Sariska Tiger Reserve, Badrinath, Keoladeo National Park, Jaipur, Vrindavan