Goa is synonymous with beaches. The secret of its successful tourism is its fantastic and tempting beaches, complete with swaying palms, food shacks, flea markets, water sports and the famous nightlife. A visit to Goa is a complete package in itself making it the most wanted destination for tourists. North Goa beaches are more known for their nightlife. In case you are looking for some rejuvenation and chilling out, opt for the South Goa tour package serene beaches.
Goa is slowly coming up as a water sports destination also. You can go scuba diving and snorkeling. Dive or snorkel to explore the beautiful marine life under water. Go for the fishing trip and enjoy the barbeque of your catch. You can also book in advance to avoid disappointments later. Prices differ during the offseason and on season time. Adventure sports like parasailing, water scooter, bumper ride, banana rides are offered on many beaches. Many times, a package of few activities are available at an affordable price. You can try a long run on water scooter or double deep in the banana ride at a nominal extra charge. Go for a dolphin trip during the wee hours of the morning. Relax on the river cruise on the Mandovi river. Here you can get a glimpse of Goan folk dances and music. With a professional photographer on board, you can take a few memorable pictures of the cruise at a nominal amount.
For more adventurous ones, river rafting is also available at Dandeli, some 150 km away from Goa. This activity is also quite a hit amongst the tourists. Time for rafting is about 90 minutes and distance is about 10 km. All the gears like rafts, pedals, jackets are given by the organizers. Trained guides accompany you on this trip. Light snacks like tea, biscuits, water etc. are provided at the end of the trip. The charges depend on the transportation type and number of passengers.
All the activities are available on the major Goa beach. Calangute, Candolim, Palolem, Miramar, Baga, Vagator, Dona Paula, and Anjuna are thronging with visitors who want to try their hands at various water sports.