The Happening Goa
North Goa-Old Goa-South Goa
5 Days/4 Nights
Day 1: Reach Goa
Board a flight from Delhi and reach Goa, hire a taxi from the airport itself, they are easily available just like Delhi. Reach North Goa, Baga Beach / Calangute Beach. Check into your hotel and relax. Calangute and Baga Beach are the best places to enjoy a perfect vacation in North Goa. While Baga Beach is quite famous for its nightlife, Calangute Beach is quite famous for its beach shacks, sun lounges and a variety of water sports.Have the evening at leisure. Walk into the local bazar, you can choose from a number of restaurants and shacks to try different cuisines. Stay the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Old Goa Sightseeing
Wake up in the morning and straightaway head for the beach, enjoy bathing in the sea and sun bath. The 2nd day is scheduled for the sightseeing tour of Old Goa churches, after breakfast leave for Old Goa. The sightseeing trip includes a visit to The Basilica of Bom Jesus, Chapel of St. Francis Xavier and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. All of these interesting places are close to each other in Old Goa. Also visit Shanta Durga Temple and Church of St. Augustine, a few movies and songs have been shot at Augustine ruins (it is also believed to be haunted). The nightlife of Goa is equally vivacious and thrilling. To witness the nightlife from close quarters, Tito’s Club and Ingo’s Night Bazaar are amongst the best places to visit in Goa. Post sightseeing, return to the hotel for night stay.
Day 3: Fort and City Tour
After breakfast, leave for fort Aguada. Aguada Fort on the northern tip of the Mandovi estuary with the neerul river to the east, was the strongest of the Portuguese coastal forts, completed in 1612. This is one very interesting place with scenic views. Later, visit Dona Paula in the suburbs of Panjim, this again is a place where a few films have been shot, latest is Singham. In the evening, enjoy shopping in Panjim market and you can also visit one of the casino cruses in Panjim. Reach back to your hotel for the night stay.
Day 4: To South Goa
After breakfast, drive to Colva Beach, a hot favorite amongst Indian tourists. the beach is well developed with beach shacks, food stalls, small restaurants and bars. In contrast to the busy and loud North Goa, Colva is peaceful, calm and best for relaxation. Just chill here for the rest of the day, enjoy your time at the beach or walk in the small local market. Have dinner and return to your hotel for the night stay.
Day 5: Adios Goa, see you again
The last day of the tour, have it at leisure, according to your flight timings. Later check out from the hotel and reach Goa airport, board your flight to Delhi.
When to Travel
Winter: October to March - best and peak tourist season
Monsoon: July to September - best for off season budget travel
Summer: April to June - mostly closed