Sightseeing in Goa

Goa is the only state in India that one is full of Sightseeing spots in the north, south and the eastern parts of Goa’s Hinterland.

Sightseeing and Goa

In other words sightseeing means visiting places of interest. Places of interest from sightseeing point of view mean only those places that are popular with tourists. Since the entire state of Goa depends on Tourism, so there are lots of sightseeing spots and sightseeing activities that one can undertake while holidaying in Goa.

North Goa Sightseeing

Since majority of the Indian Tourists embark or touch Goa by Train at Thivim Railway Station or Karmali Railway Station, both being in North Goa, so they find it easy to discover most of the tourist sight-seeing spots around Goa’s north.

South Goa Sightseeing

Many long distance Indian Tourists do embark to enter Goa via long distance train directly at Margao Railway Junction. This is the main and major junction of Konkan Railways. All the trains passing through Goa have to stop over here. Also many Tourists visit Goa by plane thus setting foot on Goan soil at Dabolim Military Airport at Vasco. These tourists like the Foreign Tourists visiting Goa through Chartered Flights have the option of staying in north or south of Goa. Those preferring R & R (Rest & Relaxation) love to stay in the quieter & calmer parts of South Goa. There are lots of sightseeing spots, places of interest and picnic spots all over southern Goa too.

Sight Seeing Package Tours

For those who like a readymade itinerary, of interesting places of tourist interest chosen by the Tour Operator in advance, then there are plenty of regular sight-seeing package tours to choose from. Some are mentioned below for your understanding:

  • North Goa Tour

  • South Goa Tour

  • Goa Night Tour (mostly parts of north Goa)

  • Beaches Tour (a healthy mix of north & south beaches of Goa)

  • Temple Tour (popular Hindu temples shown)

  • Churches Tour (also known as Old Goa Tour)

  • Dudhsagar Waterfall Day Trip

  • Spice Plantation Tours (There are many spice farms to choose from)

  • Heritage Tours (this tour is of Portuguese & Goan Houses)

Holiday Goa Suggestions for Sight-Seeing

Here is a brief list of NOT TO BE MISSED sight-seeing spots from all over Goa. Some sightseeing spots demand a lot of time to be spent.

Chapora Fort, Old Goa Churches, Cabo de Rama Fort, Altinho Hill, Panjim Sunset Sea Cruises, Aguada Fort, Ingo’s Saturday Nite Market, Arambol Beach & Arambol Lake, Chandor Braganza Portuguese House, Calangute beach, Mackie’s Saturday Night Market, Colva beach, Mangueshi Temple, Friday Mapusa Market, Panjim Church, Anjuna Flea Market of Wednesday, Saligao Church, Aguada Lighthouse, Selaulim Dam, Naval Aviation Museum, Dona Paula, Nuvem & Arpora Go Karting, Ancestral Goa, Mollem National Park, Bondla Wild Life Sanctuary, Mayem Lake, Tambdi Surla Temple.