Goa is in the western part of India. Its population is around 1.8 million and is the fourth “less-populated” state across India. More than half a million foreign tourists travel to Goa every year. Its capital is Panjim.
Why to visit Goa?
- Goa is all famous for its beaches, Casino, nightlife and cheap beer.
- Beer price is almost half as compared to the capital city, Delhi.
- It is completely safe. Even if you are a solo female traveller, you can walk around on streets late night.
- Less populated compared to other Indian states.
- It is famous for its water sports i.e. Scuba Diving, Windsurfing, Rafting, Jet Skiing, Banana Ride, Parasailing and Flyboarding.
Being born and brought up in Delhi, we never experienced beaches before so I, along with my two office colleagues planned to go there in March 2018. Every tourist place has its own beauty i.e. Kerala is known for its greenery, Uttrakhand is known for ancient Hindu temples, North Eastern states are known for its cleanliness and mountains. The same way Goa is known for its nightlife and beaches.
Day 1 : Calangute Beach & Baga Beach
We landed Goa Airport by
The next target was to get 2 bikes/scooters on rent for
Note: Avoid breaking any traffic rules in Goa as the challan rates are high compared to other Indian states. Carry your license, don’t break red lights, don’t drink and drive, follow proper roundabouts.
They charged us INR 300 for 1 scooter per night. We rented two scooters for next 4 days, came back to hotel room and thinking where to start with. Bhagirath suggested we should get few beers to charged up ourselves. This was one of those few things where we all agreed upon. Unlike North India, you will get beer and wine in the retails store here so we went to the nearest retail store and bought few beers, chips, peanuts etc.
Came back to the hotel room, had our beers for the next 2 hours and planned where to go now. The nearest beach was “Calangute beach” which was just 3-4kilometres from the hotel so we decided to go there. We left the hotel at
Rested for a while, changed our clothes and then to the swimming pool in hotel because this is where we feel relaxed the most.
The first day was now almost over and we were also tired by this time. So
Day 2 : Anjuna Beach, Baga Beach
We woke up the next morning at
So we took a bath, had breakfast in the hotel and started our Dhanno (scooters) to go Anjuna Beach. The distance was 10 kilometers from our hotel so it took us 45mts to reach there.
Sharing few pictures from Anjuna Beach
As per the plan, we had to go LPK Waterfront Club at night to experience Goa’s nightlife but