Goa, the former Portuguese colony for over 400 years is one of the most relaxed places in India. Variously known as 'Rome of the East', 'Tourist Paradise' and 'Pearl of the Orient', the state of Goa is located on the western coast of India. Goa is a delightfully picturesque tropical paradise, with secluded golden beaches, gleaming white-washed houses and amiable, easy-going people. Goa has a charming blend of Indo-European architecture and cultural influences. The rich heritage of Goa is manifested in the brilliant expressions of Goan traditional folk arts, dance, music, drama, literature, colorful pageants, feasts and festivals, majestic temples, churches and mosques. Goa has it all, sun, sand and sea. An unique blend of Latin and Oriental, incredibly rich in monuments and historical sites, dazzling variety of exotic flora and fauna, lush green hinterland, rivers that offer water adventure sports that will thrill you beyond expectation.
Other Activities: Para saling , Dolphin Sighting , Bird Watching
Golf: DUSHAGAR WATERFALL:
The Dudhsagar waterfalls are located in the Sanguem district of Goa near the Goa-Karnataka border. It is located at a distance of around 60 kilometers from Margao and can be reached easily by hiring a taxi .
Dudhsagar waterfalls of Goa have the distinction of being ranked as the fifth highest waterfall in India and they list in the Top 100 highest waterfalls in the world.
The Dudh Sagar waterfalls have a milky white appearance which is why it is named as Dudhsagar which literally
means 'Ocean of Milk'. The Dudhsagar waterfalls plunge down from a staggering height of 2000 feet. The waterfall is located amongst lush green surroundings of the forests of Western Ghats which is what makes it even more scenic and beautiful.
Many tourists who visit Dudh Sagar prefer swimming in the calm waters. It is quite safe to swim there provided one is careful enough.
The Dudhsagar waterfalls provide a breathtaking view from the top and they look scintillating during the crack of dawn. Those who love adventure and thrill can always try to climb to the head of the waterfalls though the rough path full of rocks, vegetation and water. It may take a couple of hours but it will definitely be worth it! So if you want to spend an entire day in serenity, go to Dudhsagar waterfalls of Goa.
Ski: GOA SPICE PLANTATIONS.
There is more to Goa than just beaches, A major attraction in the rural side is the spice plantation of Goa. Situated in the region called Ponda (central Goa), the spice plantations in Goa use organic methods of cultivation and farming. The spices that are produced are then cleaned and ground into powder.
The spice plantations of Goa are quite popular as a tourist attraction. On a typical excursion to the spice plantations, you shall begin your day by starting to explore the fields and the farms. It is very astonishing to see men climbing on very tall trees while maintaining a balance and at the same time plucking betel nut fruits from those swaying trees. The spice plantations are managed by people who have comprehensive knowledge and excel in technical know how of farming spices. Some major spices produced in these spice plantations are: * Black pepper * Cardamom * Nutmeg * Vanilla * Cinnamon * Cloves *Chillies * Betel nut * Coriander * Cashew