Things To Expect From Goa Tours – The Beaches, The Carnival and Fun
Goa is a place surrounded by sea from one side and land from three sides. It has
palms, white sands and sparkling waters. Goa attracts two million visitors annually
from all over world. It is between is bounded by the Arabian Sea. For almost 500
years it had been a Portuguese base in India. The colonial rule still speaks of itself
by the crumbling architecture, cuisines, palm vinegar and chillies. In breakfast you
will be welcomed with water buffaloes and lily-covered lake will accompany you
during morning walk. You will food like sea eagle, spice-laden vindalho, fiery glass of
cashew-palm feni liquor. Other than the beauty of warm sand bathing your body
there are many things to explore. Visit vanilla-scented spice plantation, gentle rivers,
centuries-old cathedrals, white-water waterfalls. Goa tours are some of the most
popular India tours packages.
Goa has many beaches which are famous for parties, festivals and shopping. One of
the is Anjuna beach where every kinds of crowds come. It is a place for monks,
defiant ex-hippies, artists, seers, researchers or just someone looking for a place to
rejuvenate. This beach gives you full life and enthusiasm. Anjuna beaches hosts all
night long beach parties, the Christmas to New Year or the full moon parties
throughout the year. Baga Beach is in the rocky, wooded headland located just 10-
km west of Mapusa and extends essentially out of Calangute Beach. Located by the
Arabian Sea on the west coast of Goa this crowded beach receives most of its tourist
influx from the British package tourists. Atop a hill is a beautiful retreat house. Colva
beach is a more recent discovery. It is 20-km long delight of white sands, palm
fringed, and sun beaches. Colva has number of hotels and buildings. This beach
also hosts the annual religious event of Fama of Menino Jesuse (Child Jesus) at the
church in Colva since the 17th century.
Goa is also famous for festivals and carnival which people celebrate with true
colours. The annual three days and nights, Goa Carnival is held in mid-February.
During it streets are filled with colour. It is a time for lively processions, floats, the
strumming of guitars, graceful dances and of non-stop festivity. It is a weeklong
event and is one of the famous of the Indian Carnivals. Portuguese introduced the
carnival during their rule over Goa for over five hundred years. The Club National in
Panajim performs the famous red-and-black dance on the final day and that
concludes the carnival.
Goa is rich in culture and history. Hindu, Muslim and Christian festivals and other
festivals are celebrated in Goa. Some of these festivals are known as Goan festivals.
Some are Goa Christian Festivals which the Portugal rule left in Goa. They left
Christian influence here with deep roots. Shigmo Festival is most celebrated events
in Goa. It is for almost a fortnight and is celebrated with much merry and enjoyment.
Feast of St. Francis Xavier is a Christian festival and all Goans irrespective of their
caste and religious faiths come to the Basilica of Bom Jesus. It is located in Old Goa
where people come to participate.
From beaches, all-night parties and mouthwatering food, Goa is truly a tourist’s
paradise! Sign up for a Goa tourism package or India tours which visit Goa to visit
this enchanting place where the west meets the east and becomes one!
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