For sunsets, surfing and crazy nightlife, head to Baga. Baga is the most commercial town of Goa and is the first to be hit by the tourists. If shopping is what intrigues you then set out for boutiques of Candolim. All in all, Goa is not be described in words, it is to be experienced. Let us make it easier for you as we bring you the list of best tourist places in Goa.
Love spotlighted Goa, the tourist throngs have undeniably swelled, but you can still experience old Goa if you stray off the beaten track.
Blessed with rivers, backwaters and a long coastline, Goa is ideally located for water sport activities like sailing, para sailing, wind surfing, etc.
Hiking and Trekking: Intersting treks are possible along the Western Ghats.
Fishing: Ample oportunities are available along the inland waterways.
Cruises: Private Operators offer house boat cruise in the hinterland, down the river Mandovi and Dolphin cruises on the high seas.
Area: 3,702 sq. kms.
Population: 11,69,793 (1991 Census)
Altitude: Sea level to 1,022 metres.
Location: Between Latitude 15° 48' 00" N & 14° 54' N and Longitudes 74° 20' 13" E & 73° 40' 33" E
Clothing: Tropical clothing throughout the year. Light woolen can be during December and January.
Languages Spoken: Konkani, Matrathi, Hindi, English and Portuguese.
Tourist Season: Throughout the year (November to February is pleasant while June to September is rainy season).
Transport and Communication: Air: Goa is connected by Indian Airlines & Alliance Air from Mumbai, Bangalore, Cochin, Delhi and Agatti (Lakshadweep)
Rail: Goa is connected with Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Secunderabad, Tirupati via Londa junction on the Mirage-Bangalore sector of south central railway, and to Mumbai, and Mangalore on the Konkan Railway Corporation section. Convenient stations are Margao/Vasco and Karmali.