Goa Tourist Destinations
The ‘Queen of Beaches’, ‘The Land of Temples and Churches’ Goa is home to many exciting tourist destinations for the travellers coming for a Goa tour. The beaches, religious monuments, historical monuments, wildlife and bird sanctuaries, art galleries and museums and the towns and villages of yesteryears comprise of today’s dream destination Goa. The Goa tour can incorporate the following tourist places in Goa.
Beaches in Goa
The 105kms long Konkan coast of Goa is dotted with numerous beaches divided into the north and south region of Goa. These beaches remain undisturbed and untampered by the urban pollution and provide you ultimate relaxation and tranquility. The beaches in North Goa cover Anjuna, Baga, Vagator, Sinquerim, Candolim, Calangute, Morjim and Arambol beaches. Colva, Benaulim, Cavelossim, Varca, Velsao, Majorda, Betalbatim, Mobor and Betul are the beaches lying in South Goa. The Majorda beach is the largest one with a stretch of 20 kms connecting it to the Cabo de Rama. There are also massage centers, gyms, swimming pools, Internet cafes, nightclubs, etc. by the beachside.
Churches in Goa
Goa Package,Churches in Goa,calangute-churchThe Church of Our Lady of Rosary on Monte Santo in Old Goa is the oldest surviving Church in Goa built in 1510 – 1550 AD. Again in old Goa, Basilica of Bom Jesus; the Se Cathedral; Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception; the Church of St Cajetan; the Augustine Church of Our Lady of Grace and Rachol Seminary built in 1550 – 1660 AD belong to the Baroque period, which coincided the Renaissance period in Europe. Church of St Francis of Assisi at Old Goa, one of the famous churches of Goa was built in 1660 – 1760 AD known to be the Indian Baroque Period.
Forts in Goa
The most famous forts in Goa include the Aguada Fort, the largest Portuguese fort in Goa, built in 1609-12 to fortify Old Goa; Cabo da Rama fort associated with the epic of Ramayana where Lord Rama spent few days with Sita during his exile from Ayodhya; Chapora Fort near Mapusa, built in 1617 by the Portuguese on a Muslim site and Terekhol Fort on the Terekhol River built by Maharaja Khem Sawant Bhonsle in the 17th century.
Museums in Goa
The popular museums and art galleries in Goa are the State Archaeology Museum in Panaji opened on 29th Sept 1977 with seven galleries namely the Banerji Art Gallery, the Religious Expression Gallery, Sculpture Gallery, the Contemporary Art Gallery and the Western Bronzes Gallery, the Christian Art Gallery and the Cultural Anthropology Gallery. A vast collection of more than 8000 objects includes wooden objects, bronzes, paintings, anthropological objects, clay models, sculptures, manuscripts, numismatic collection etc.
Beach Goa, Honeymoon Package Package
Day 1: Evening depart to Goa by coach, overnight journey.
Day 2: Morning arrival Goa, transfer to hotel, noon free for leisure and night halt at Goa.
Day 3: Morning start for North Goa Sight Seeing visit River Cruise, Calangute Beaches, Fort Aguada, Light House Point, Aguada Beach, Vagator Beach, Anjuna Beach and Night halt at Goa.
Day 4: Morning start for South Goa Sight Seeing visit Harbour Point, Bogmalo Beach, Old Goa Church, Shri Manguesh Temple. Shri Shantadurga Temple, Colva Beach, evening drop at bus station to board the coach to Bangalore.
Day 5: Morning arrival Bangalore
Package Includes : * Transportation from Bangalore – Panjim -Bangalore by Deluxe coach (A/C) * Accommodation (Twin Sharing) * Sight seeing by reserved vehicle
Package Excludes : *All meals *Entrance fees *Personal Expenses