Goa: Pearl of the Orient

India’s National capital, Delhi is a symbol of the country’s rich history and thriving present. Having such cultural and political significance, it paints a fantastic picture for every traveling soul. The beautiful story of the city and the monuments such as Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus temple, India Gate and every other historical one combined with the best features of the modern city such as the metro system, bustling markets, and mouth-watering dining places gives every kind of a visitor in the city something to remember by.

Around two thousand kilometers south known as the Pearl of the orient and a tourist paradise, Goa is a place of alarming scenic beauty. Better known to the world as the Portuguese enclave on Indian soil, Goa is a relatively small state between the borders of Maharashtra and Karnataka, on the western coast of India. The rich history, unique culture, and natural beauty are the real essence of Goa. November, December, and January are the months densely crowded by tourists from all over India and of foreign background.

When in Goa, do visit the following places to make the best out of your trip:

Beaches:

Goan coastline is the home to many beautiful beaches. To mention a few famous beaches which are a must visit are

Calangute Beach – Also considered the Queen of Goa beaches, it is one of the serene seaside retreats in the country.

Colva Beach- Another popular tourist spot, Colva Beach is one of the mist beautiful in Goa. The powdery white sand is quite unique, and the beach is also comparatively isolated.

Dona Paula, Miramar (Gaspar Dias) and Anjuna beach are some of the famous beaches in Goa.

There are many more to be visited when you do have the time, and they are a real beauty. They are Candolim Beach, Baga Beach, Sinquerim Beach, Bambolim Beach, Arambol Beach, Vagator Beach, Benaulim Beach, Palolem Beach, Agonda Beach, Mobor and Cavelossim beach.

Churches:

Goa is known for its architectural beauty of the churches. Now a world heritage site, these churches were built during the time of Portuguese reign. Royal Chapel of St Anthony, Church of The Carmelites, Church of St.Francis of Assisi, Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Chapel of St.Catherine, Reis Magos Church, Church of Our Lady of Rosary and Se Cathedral, to name a few of them.

Forts:

Chapora Fort, Fort Aguada, Teracol Fort, Reis Magos Fort, Mormugao Fort, Rachol Fort, Naroa Fort, Corjuem Fort, Cabo De Rama Fort are the famous forts in Goa which makes a great visit filled with exciting history and real beauty.

Other attractions:

Adventure sports are another major attraction in Goa. They are available at most beaches and always loved by the tourists. These include surfing, paragliding, jet skiing and many other such activities.

There are multiple other attractions like the different plantations, wildlife centuries, waterfalls and temples.

If the peaceful Goan lifestyle, the history, natural beauty and adventure sports is what you have in mind for this vacation, then what are you waiting for?

 

Get on to check Delhi to Goa flights, pack up and fly for the best of Goa.

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