There is no doubt about the fact that Goa is the party capital of India. Every time you think of wearing your flip-flops, walking on sun-kissed beaches and enjoying the salty air, it is Goa that first comes to the mind.
What makes Goa different is the happy-go-lucky nature of its people and the Portuguese culture that is still well preserved in the state. Goa, in addition to having beautiful beaches and crazy parties also has some beautiful waterfalls and mesmerising Ghats and this is what makes it so popular amongst tourist from not only India but all across the globe.
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How to reach Goa?
Goa has good connectivity with the rest of the country and can be reached by rail, road or air from most cities in India. Due to the good roads and the scenic beauty of the Western Ghats, a lot of tourists, especially from the adjoining states prefer to go on a road trip to reach their destination. Travelling from Mumbai to Goa by car takes around 8 hours via NH 48. One can directly cover the 445 KM drive.
While travelling from Mumbai to Goa by road, one can make several stops to enjoy the road-side food or soak in the beautiful scenery offered by the Western Ghats. Having your car is an added benefit on a trip to Goa. Being the smallest state in the country, you can easily cover the length and breadth of Goa with a car. With companies like Zoomcar letting out self-drive cars that are bundled with features like insurance, all India travel permit and 24*7 roadside assistance, having a hassle-free trip is ensured.
Places to visit in Goa
There is no dearth of things to do or places to visit in Goa. If you are a beach lover, then Anjuna, Baga, Calangute and Palolem are few of the several beaches which are a must visit. If you are a water sports enthusiast, then Goa is a paradise. One can enjoy various water sports such as jet skiing, banana boat ride, parasailing, snorkelling and scuba diving.
After you are done with your share of beaches and water sports, famous tourist spots like the Fort Aguada, the milky white Dudhsagar falls, its famous cathedrals, churches and the happening clubs will ensure that you are hooked to this lovely part of the country.
Goa has a long list of experiences to offer to its visitors. With its golden beaches and fun loving people, it is one place that cannot be missed.
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