Goa is a paradise for tourists. Located by the beautiful coastline of western India, the state offers the ideal holiday retreat alone or with family and friends. It is a land of lovely beaches, grand churches and vibrant culture and tradition. For a charming and memorable Goa travel with family, you need to know the ideal time for visiting Goa.
The ideal time for you to travel to Goa is between the months of October and March. You can reach there by road, train or flight from anywhere in India. If going by train, then make sure you are aware of its running schedule so you don’t have to think about where my train is and you can enjoy your trip. The weather during this period of the year is pleasant with very little rainfall. Feel the cool atmosphere of the place in the midst of the beautiful and serene natural surroundings and enjoy. Bask under the rays of the sun or have a nice stroll across the beach. You can also enjoy wide range of water sports and recreational activities. The peak season for visiting Goa is in Christmas. Thousands of tourists come here during this period.
There are lots of beautiful beaches in Goa like Vagator Beach, Calangute Beach, Anjuna Beach, Bambolim Beach, Colva Beach, Mobor Beach, Palolem Beach, Arpora Beach, Baga Beach and lots more. Visiting these resorts will give you high degree of comfort and satisfaction.
While the beaches in North Goa are more vibrant, the south Goa beaches are known for their serene and tranquil locale. Nevertheless, both these types of beaches have their unique charm and delight. Adventure lovers can also indulge in various activities like sailing, kayaking, skiing and other outdoor activities.
If you love relaxed adventure, you can opt for dinghy sailing trips in Goa. Dinghy sailing in Goa is perhaps one of the most relaxing adventure sports in the state. People who wish to spend some time in the midst of the beautiful natural and marine surroundings should embark on dinghy sailing expeditions. Some places that are popular for this sport are Colva, Candolim, Calangute, Miramar, Arossim, Utorda, Benaulim, Mobor and Rajbaga.
Goa also has a rich Portuguese cultural influence and is also home to beautiful churches and forts. You can make trips to popular tourist spots, such as the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Saint Anne’s Church, Church of Saint Augustine, and Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Chapel of Saint Catherine, Church of Our Lady of Mount, and Royal Chapel of St. Anthony. All these churches are famous for their beautiful Portuguese architecture. There are also some Portuguese forts like Aguada Fort, Chapora Fort, Corjuem Fort and Reis Magos Fort that are worth visiting.