Places to Visit in North Goa on Day 1
Baga Beach in Goa looks as though it has come straight out of a work of art. Lofty white waves hurrying to wipe out the prints of feet left by you on the white sand while the breeze keeps on playing with the palm trees is a sight to behold at this majestic beach in Goa.
It is a decent place to appreciate some moments and abide in a serene consideration with oneself. It is counted as one of the best beaches in Goa where you can see wonderful sunsets and at the same time appreciate the cool morning breeze. The shacks become animated in the late night with music impacting and astounding client service at the party places in Baga Beach. It is also a center point to experience daring water sports and famed for drawing in a huge number of sightseers every year.
Water Sports: Banana Ride, Dolphin Trip, Water scooter, windsurfing, Jet skiing, Motor boat ride, scuba diving etc.
Nightlife: Club Tito’s, Cavala, Britto’s, Zanzibar etc
Location: Baga Beach, North Goa
Distance from Panaji: From Panaji the Baga Beach is located 19 kilometers away.
How to reach from Panaji: The Baga beach is just half an hour drive away from Panaji and 15 minutes from Mapusa. There are frequent buses available to Baga from Mapusa and Panaji throughout the day and the journey takes about half an hour from Panaji.
Deserving every reason to be called the ‘Queen of Beaches’ in Goa, Calangute Beach is a paradise for nature lovers holding the spectacular beauty and charm. The beach reflects the unique Goan culture with a glorious view of the landscape serving as a perfect retreat for visitors. Here you can find the effervescent markets selling everything from beer, trinkets to pawns. It is also the biggest beach of North Goa and ideal for witnessing the beauty of palm and coconut trees against the locale of the magnificent Arabian Sea.
This beach is often crowded with people swelling towards the sea, lazing around, taking sunbath and children making sand castles. Another spectacular features of Calangute Beach is its sunsets and sunrise.
Water Sports: Parasailing, Speed Boat Rides, Water Skiing, Water Scooter, Jet Skiing, Banana Ride, Wind surfing etc.
Nightlife: Cantare, Revolution Pub, Club Antoos
Location: Calangute Beach, North Goa
Distance from Panaji: The Calangute Beach is 16 kilometers away from the city of Panaji.
How to reach from Panaji: There is a regular bus service which runs from Panaji to the Calangute Beach. If one is driving then it takes half an hour to forty minutes to cover the distance.
If you ever ask anyone the best party place in Goa, no wonder he will shout out the name ‘Titos'. This place is also known as the one where you can party like crazy, enjoy some drinks and dance the floor till the breath lasts.
Having more than 1 branch in Goa, Titos is rushing the minds with Bollywood disco, original classic style, cool lounging place and delicious food one just imagines. Tito’s clubs get a good number of guests and hence it remains full almost all the time of the year. So pick up the scooter and ride towards the party place, dance the floor hard and make your nightlife rocking.
Entry Fees: It only wants you to pay for the food and drinks you consume here! No entry fees required.
Location: Titos original at Baga Calangute, Titos Bollywood at Santa Vaddo and Titos club at Calangute.
With Grand Island Trip Goa, get transferred to the Island on a boat and find the opportunity to spot dolphins. You might be able to find some of them. On the island, enjoy activities like snorkeling, swimming in the vicinity. Let the snorkelling in the blue Arabian Sea make you feel refreshed. Fresh BBQ (chicken and fish), buffet lunch - rice/pulao, dal fry, veg kurma/aloo gobi, chicken gravy, bread, salad and pickle will leave you with a lasting taste. The package is full of excitement and surprises.
Suitable For: All age groups
- North Goa
Location: Mayem Lake, North Goa
Timings: Open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Duration: 1 Hour (One Jump-including training)
About the Bungee Jumping In Goa:
Mayhem Lake is among the most famous places when it comes to bungee jumping in Goa. The lake is situated in North Goa with hilly areas and slopes covered with forests.
Experience the free fall from a height of 55 mtr, in the guidance of Certified Trainers from New Zealand with complete safety.
If you haven't felt the adrenaline rush lately, then this package is your go-to package. Add a thrill to your Goa trip as you take your jump with your adrenaline level rising. this being an extreme adventure sport, come prepared to rough it out.
Note: Permitted age is 12 years to 45 years and permitted weight is 40 kg to 110 kg.
Due to its extreme nature, this sport is not suitable for people with medical conditions like back or neck injuries, recent fracture, any dislocation, high blood pressure, asthma, neurological disorders, pregnancy, and heart conditions.
In case of any of these conditions, you will be prohibited from Jumping and/or Flying. In case of any other relevant conditions, especially over the age of 45, you are obliged to inform the Crew, and will further be allowed to jump only at their discretion.
How to Reach: Taxi/Two wheeler available from all prime locations such as Panjim, Mapusa, Calangute, Baga, Candolim. Thivim Railway Station in close proximity to Jumpin Heights Mayem Lake. Or you can reach by means of private transport.
Places to Visit in North Goa on Day 2
Situated on the west coast of Goa by the Arabian Sea, Anjuna Beach is one of the best beaches in Goa. The hippies were the first people to come here in the 1950s and since then Anjuna Beach is a hotspot in Goa for local and international tourists. Anjuna Beach grows on you as you take a stroll along the glowing white sands and enjoy the sight of gently swaying palms in front of you. This beach is also famous for its Wednesday Flea Markets where you can shop for souvenirs, sarongs, traditional handicrafts etc.
Water Sports: Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Paragliding, Windsurfing, Bungee Jumping, Banana Ride, Dolphin sighting trip, Go karting, Water scooter, Water skiing etc.
Nightlife: Curlies, Purple Martini, Café Lilliput, Shiva Valley and UV Bar are popular spots for enjoying nightlife at Anjuna Beach.
Location : Anjuna Beach, North Goa
Distance from Panaji: Anjuna Beach is at a distance of 21.5 kilometers from Panaji.
It is also a perfect spot for the adventure lovers since it offers various water sports here. Not only that, you can also enjoy horse riding and some of the most delectable dishes from the food stalls around the beach. You sure wouldn’t want to miss out on its rich history and the attracting windmills.
Location: Around 64 km from Bhuj district, Mandvi Rural, Gujarat
Timing: Open 24 hours
The oldest withstanding
Church of Goa, beautifully built under the influence of Portuguese
architectural style, is one of the best places to visit in Panjim. The lovely marble
floor embellished with valuable stones adds up to the charm of the magnificent
The cathedral of the Church holds the remains of St. Xavier's in a silver casket which is elegantly decorated and, worshiped by his devotees. Famed for its amazing architecture, this ornate structure survived since the 16th century.The locals believe the remains are eternal and, have obscure healing powers which in turn makes it one of the most attractive places to see in Panjim.
Location: Old Goa Road, Near Gandhi Circle, Goa 403402, India
Timings: All days of the week except Sunday (9:00 AM - 6:30 PM)
Sunday (10:30 AM - 6:30 PM)
Entry Fees: Free
Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: Approximately 11 km
Another amazing casino life could be experienced at Casino Pride which has its anchor tied down in Mandovi river. The casino boat has the best of the facilities and services having well-trained staff, delicious meals and a good range of drinks making it one of the best places to visit in North Goa in 1 day.
Moreover, the charm of the boat gets an upgradation with the performance of skilled dancers, acts by celebrities, people counting their winning amount while enjoying offers on unlimited drinks.
Entry Fees: Rs 1500 on Monday-Thursday and Rs 2000 on Friday-Saturday
Timings: Open 24x7 to all its guests.
The club is frequented by local and international celebrities, musicians, travelers and other people of note, all of who are attracted to the club for its great atmosphere and even better parties.
Location: Aguada - Siolim Rd, Arpora, Goa 403507
What to say about Curlies shack that proudly gains tourists like anything at its service on Anjuna beach. Known for not only its glowing ambience but also the huge space it offers in form of a lounge, garden restaurant, bar, club zone, and open sea view platform.
Travellers love to visit here for the heart throbbing parties and delicacies they serve with yummy cocktails. Curlies also provide stay options to its guests and water sports activities so you may call it all in one and one for all.
Location: Very close to Anjuna flea market, you can find Curlies!
Timings: Everyday 8.30 AM to 2.30 AM, all ready for your breakfast to party time
Entry Fees: It only wants you to pay for the food and drinks you consume here! No entry fees required.
Places to Visit in North Goa on Day 3
Showcasing the glory of the
Portuguese empire this fort stands overlooking the Arabian sea. Built in the
early 16th century to keep an eye on the enemies this fort give breathtaking
views and, is one of the most majestic places to visit in Panjim.
The mystifying structure is more than 400 years old and still, its majestic beauty remains intact. It also houses a lighthouse which was built to guide the ships and, another part is the Aguada Jail which is one of the largest jails in Goa.The location of the mighty fort is strategic so that it provides great defense from the rivals.
Location: Fort Aguada Rd, Aguada Fort Area, Candolim, Goa 403515
Timings: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Entry Fees: Free
Distance from Panjim Bus Stand: Approximately 15 km
Let us give you a glimpse of why Anjuna Market is one of the utmost amazing tourist places in North Goa? Wednesday flea market that sells everything at a dirt cheap rate will bring one closer to this place. This place is so much livelier to chill at that you never want to leave it but alas, it's just a day in the week that it gains its prominence on.
One can find here handmade clothing, jewellery, beach clothes, hammocks, Buddha or Shiva statues and anything that trance magic can provide you. Grab a drink, have some stall food, wear hippie jewellery and dive in a completely new era at Anjuna flea market.
Timings: Wednesday, 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM
Location: South end of Anjuna beach.
Location: Anjuna Beach, North Goa
Timings: 2 Hours (Monday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday and Saturday- 9:30am-11:30pm, Tuesday- 9:30am-4am, Sunday- 3pm-3am)
About the Shiva Valley Goa:
Anjuna Beach is one of the most liveliest places in Goa known for its beach shacks, clubs and parties. Shiva valley Goa is the heaven of trance music located at Anjuna Beach. It has a psychedelic vibe and parties go on till 3-4 am on Tuesdays and Sundays.
Book this package with Thrillophilia and head out for this amazing shack cum club and enjoy. This isn't like some typical club , you can take your drink and sit on the beach also while watching the waves splashing or you can just groove to the psychedelic beats and feel the power.
This package offers the cover of INR 1000 (stag entrance fee to nightclub; the cover amount is redeemable on drinks,beverages and meals in the club lounge)
How to Reach: This place is situated at Anjuna, the same is easily accessible through Public & Private Transport from major spots of North and South Goa.
A lover’s paradise, the name of the location got its designation after a tragic love story, making the place more interesting and catchy. This former village is a heaven on earth that provides picturesque spots and huge space for sunbathing while relaxing in the calm beaches adjacent to clean blue waters.
Travellers love to be here to indulge in water sports like parasailing, kayaking etc. and gets the adrenaline rush at beaches like Dias beach and Dona Paula beach. Moreover, the markets for shopping are also vibrant and gets shiny names of food and drinking spots to attract visitors. For a perfect stay, one can also book their own resort or hotels here which are also loaded with amenities and good services.
Location: 6 km from Panaji city.