7 Things to do on your trip to Goa during Monsoon
If you ended up on this blog, then you are planning an exotic vacation in Goa. But the draping season may be a concern on your decision to pick Goa for your next vacation destination. Let us list some activities and spots that you can enjoy and visit which become muchly more favorable with the cool showers of nature.
- Dudhsagar Falls:
It shall always be a wonder how the water flowing from the Dudhsagar appears as thick as milk and grace the land. The Dudhsagar really brings out the best of its flowing capacity during the monsoons and with a less crowd to admire it, you can get the front seats to observe these phenomena happen.
You can travel to the falls either from offroading by a jeep or through the Indian railways traveling to and from Goa and Belgaum.
- Wildlife sanctuary :
One of the best off-beat things that should be done during the monsoons in Goa is to visit the lush dense wildlife sanctuaries where the flora and fauna come alive to flaunt their beauty in the moist climate of Goa.
Some of the noteworthy sanctuaries in Goa include the Netravali, Bondla, Mollem and Salim Ali bird sanctuaries. If you want a more adventurous turn then stop for river rafting at Mhadei or explore wildlife like panthers, Gazelle and sloth bears at Collem.
- Festive :
India may be well known for its amazing and diverse festivals, but one of these stands apart from the rest which is celebrated as Sao Joao in Goa. An atmosphere of Joy and a storm of Fun is created by the Goans as they celebrate Sao Joao by wearing colorful clothes, crowns made of flowers and diving into wells or ponds to bring out submerged alcohol bottles.
The Feast of Sao Joao is celebrated on the 24th of June throughout the state of Goa dancing to Goan music and enjoying the monsoon.
- Goan Cuisine :
There is no particular season to enjoy the delicious delicacies of Goan cuisine and hence monsoon is no exception. Being located on the shore, Goa enjoys the freshly fished seafood available in the season. Feast on the famous fish curry rice, ambot tik, cafreal, ros-Omelette and much more paired with the local favorite caju Fenni.
- Night life:
No questions or doubts shall arise if stated that Goa is most famous for its exquisite nightlife. This is the place where all the Bollywood movie clips come to reality. Find these party spots at the Titos lane in Baga, Calangute with multiple choices to make on clubs to enter.
Some of the noteworthy clubs are Titos, Mambos, LPK and SinQ. The entry fee or cover charge ranges between Rs 1500 to Rs 2000 for Couple entry and Rs 2000 to Rs 3000 for Stag.
Enjoy the cool moist weather while dining on food and drinks and grooving to the music.
Once landed in Goa, everyone feels lucky and what better place to try your valuable luck at Goa’s elegant casinos. If your luck prevails, you may even pay off your Goa trip. Draped with thick carpets and decorated with golden paint and fancy chandeliers, once entered, the luxurious experience makes every trip worth visiting.
Well-known Casinos in Goa are Deltin Royal, Big Daddy and Majestic Pride that lavishly float on the Mandovi river staring at the majestic display of Atal Setu bridge. The entry fee for these casinos is in the range of Rs 1500 to Rs 3000 per adult.
- Stay in Lux :
With less traction of tourists in Goa, during the monsoons, the accommodation rates are normally slashed with a big cut in prices. Stay at the prestigious 3-star or 4-star hotels and make your Goa trip memorable.
A few notable hotels/resorts in goa are Taj resort & conventional center, Taj Exotica, Leela, Club Mahindra, Marriotts, etc.
With all these listed advantages of vacationing during monsoon, Goa will definitely be the top pick for your destination. The only block in confirming this trip will be on to travel to all these locations, if so check out the wide range of four-wheeler and two-wheeler vehicles available at Zain Travels. Apart from a range of SUVs, hatchbacks and sedans, Zain Travels provides self-drive cars and bikes for hire along with taxi bookings and airport cab hire.