Tomb of St. Francis Xavier
Tomb of St. Francis Xavier#Church
The Basilica holds the glass casket with the remains Francis Xavier. It originally was a body, as it had not corrupted. However, over time it has dried up and is now called the remains.
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If you're in Goa you cannot afford to miss this. Scuba diving in Goa is one of the excellent way to start your adventure trip. Almost anyone can scuba dive without being super fit. It doesn't matter if you know how to swim or not, whether you love the water or not, add scuba diving to your bucket list to fulfill before you die. The flora and fauna under the sea have a lot of wonders to offer those who seek it. Scuba dives in Goa and discovers the mystery behind the pristine waters. There are a bunch of spots, most famous are Grande Island, Vasco Da Gama and Sail Rock. Scuba diving in Goa is functional from October to May.
Bungee Jumping in Goa
If you are planning to go to Goa any time soon, you can try your first bungee jump at Gravity adventure zone. Get hooked on to a bungee cord and fall off the edge of the bridge on top. This activity is not only thrilling but also spectacular. There is no specific time to indulge in Bungee Jumping at Anjuna, you can perform this sport any time in Goa and in every season. This jump tower is 80 feet high which promises an experience of a lifetime.The jump entitles you to a bungee jump certificate to show to your friends. Naturally if you are have a weak heart, this sport is not for you, but you get just enough thrill watching others do it.
Paragliding in Goa
Paragliding is possible in Goa. With flying over the sea while Paragliding in Arambol North Goa and perform aerobatics right over the beach in Arambol. Professional instructors will make a fascinating excursion review of paragliding from 15 minutes to 1 hour in the air without landing on the coast of Goa! If you want you can book your flight aerial videographer to see your preparation for the flight, the launch, landing and the flight of many angles. To get the bus for Arambol, you can go to Mapusa. You will get the bus every in 30 minutes. If you are in the south Goa then you can take the private minibus from Panjim.
Parasailing at Calangute
A strong 300 feet rope is attached to a speedboat at one end and to a parachute at the other, into which you'll be carefully and securely harnessed. Once the speedboat takes off from the beach, you'll be suspended in air through the colourful parachute, with the wind gushing in your ears and the vistas below delighting your eyes. he season for parasailing at Calangute is usually between October and April.
This beach is good and clam. good for swimming and water sports. Enjoyed dolphin ride. it has shallow water and it is good for average swimmer as the currents are not so fast.
The magnificent Dudhsagar Waterfall is perched in the high peaks of the Western Ghats and is a sight to behold especially in the monsoons when it is in full and furious flow. From a distance, the waterfall appears like streams of milk rushing down the mountainside. The exuberant and spectacular waterfall is located in the Sanguem taluka. Measuring a mighty 600m from head to foot, this waterfall on the Goa-Karnataka border, attracts a steady stream of visitors from the coast into the rugged Western Ghats. After pouring across the Deccan plateau, the headwaters of the Mandovi River form a foaming torrent that splits into three streams to cascade down a near-vertical cliff face into a deep green pool.
This really is the perfect location for a romantic getaway. The beach was never crowded and it was easy to find yourself with 50 meters of beach all to yourself. The beach is lined with bars and restaurants but none of these encroach on the beach.
Its known beaches in South Goa are much peaceful and lesser crowded than the beaches in North Goa. Benaulim beach is a typical South Goa beach, Silent, Decent, Clean and most importantly uncrowded. Decent food shacks. No water sports, just the beauty.
Anjuna Flea Market
Anjuna’s weekly Wednesday flea market is as much part of the Goan experience as a day on the beach. More than three decades ago, it was conceived and created by hippies smoking jumbo joints. It’s much more a souvenir market.
Chapora fort is one of the few sites with historical background. It's at little height and has no staircase so you'll have to trek. There are ruins of the old fortress. The best about this fort is the view you get at Vagator beach and surrounding areas.
Basilica of Bom Jesus
It's an ancient Church of Goa where the Relics of St. Xavier has been kept in proper, original form since last 450 years. The church building is exemplary of the beautiful architecture and it is a divine experience to spend some time here.
Day Cooking Course
Among the offbeat activity to do in Goa. You can join day course of cooking to any of the cooking school - Saligao, Rita Gourmet or Siolim House. You will enjoy the company of fellow participants having fun while cooking different varieties of dishes. The lessons and tips you'll get from the tutor is something which you can use in your regular life as well. We would suggest go along with your partner which will help you make your bond stronger, whereas going alone will give you chance to learn new skills and meet strangers.
Tropical Spice Farm
Tropical Spice Plantation is spread over large tract of verdant land, which offers the perfect setting for you to soak in a pure unadulterated nature. The Tropical Spice Plantation guided tour will refresh your senses and make you feel a part of nature. Indulge in a riot of colours in the garden. There are elephants on the property, with which you play around and have a ride as well.
Souvenirs to buy from Goa
Beaded Accessories at Goa
Beaded accessories made of natural stones and coloured glasses are quintessentially Goa. You will find these being sold close to the beaches. These are among the hottest selling souvenirs and you'll see sunburnt tourists covered in beaded bracelets, necklaces and amulets all over the show! You will find the most varied stuffs at Anjuna Flea market.