High Season : Nov - Mar
21 - 28℃
Low Season : May - Sep
25 - 35℃
Nearest Airport -GOI
Goa International Airport
Nearest Train Stations -VSG
Vasco - Da - Gama


Goa is the smallest state in India, located in the Kankan region on the west coast of India. Goa was ruled by the Portuguese for 450 years until it was liberated from the Portuguese on December 19, 1961, and became a part of India. The rulers of Goa have a long history, dating back to the 3rd century BC. When it was part of the Peacock Empire. Goa was ruled by many rulers such as Silharas, Kadamdas, Chaukyans, King Deccan, King Vijaynagar, Adilshah of Bijapur, and last but not least Portuguese who were the most successful. The Portuguese arrived in 1498 and were the first Europeans to set foot in India. They soon established a trading colony whose sole purpose was to trade in spices and cotton. Later, when the Portuguese admiral Alfonso de Al When Alfonso de Albuquerque defeated the ruler Bijapur, he finally ruled the state.

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Tourism is the main industry in Goa, followed by fishing and mining. With golden beaches, palm trees within reach, and a laid-back atmosphere, Goa is in stark contrast to other prosperous urban destinations in India. The churches, temples, and mansions built in the Indo-Portuguese architectural style are the highlight of the region. There are also two World Heritage Sites in Goa, namely the Church of Jesus and some designated monasteries. Inside the Bom Jesus Cathedral holds the mortals of Saint Francis Xavier, who is regarded by many Catholics as the patron saint of Goa. Fort Aguada overlooking the Arabian sea is a 17th Century fort of the Portuguese times with a lighthouse inside. Some of the popular tourist sites in Goa are Dudh Sagar Falls, Baga Beach, Calangute Beach, Colva beach, Vagator Beach, Big Island, Candolim Beach, etc. Patnem beach and Palolem beach are among the top 20 beaches in Asia. Goa offers some of the best water sports in India like water scooter rides, parasailing, jet-skiing, banana boat rides, etc. 

Food is another major attraction of Goa which is a unique blend of  Portuguese and Goan flavors, that sets it apart from all other Indian cuisines. The Goans are the most fun-loving and carefree people who love to eat, drink, and dance. Festivals and fairs are an integral part of Goa. Some of the festivals famous the world over are Goa Carnival, Shigmo Festival, Goa Sun Burn Festival, Sao Jao Festival, Feast of St. Francis Xavier, and Goa Food and Cultural Festival.

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