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Top Attractions of Goa

Goa is very popular among the tourists for its magnificent beaches, recreational activities and water sports. It is a place which provides the tourists with an opportunity of enjoying boat trips and watching dolphins swimming and jumping in the water. Fishing is also another attraction in Goa. Here you can catch various sea animals including oysters, shrimps and even cat fish. Other wonderful attractions in Goa are:

Elephant Safari

Goa is a great place to know about the elephants as here you will get the opportunity of riding on the back of elephant. You can also feed the elephants with your hands that prove to be a unique and wonderful experience. Other attractions may also include evening jungle dancing, enjoying in cottage style accommodations, massages to make your body relax and you can also try traditional Indian breakfast and candle light dinners.

Hiking Trails

Goa has huge and tall mountains but in spite of this fact there are a large number of elevated trekking trails from where you can enjoy watching breath-taking scenes of the entire state. Hilltop attractions also include various temples and areas where planting has been done in a luxuriant jungle style. It is a very wonderful experience to visit these areas and trekking in the mountains.

Sporting Attractions

Sporting attractions are abundantly available all over Goa. These sporting attractions include tennis, field hockey, cricket and golf but the most popular of all is the football which has been a favorite sport for almost 100 years. Within the Margao area, there is a football stadium named Fatorda Stadium where large and important matches take place regularly. These matches attract a large number of tourists and local spectators as well.

Water Sports

Although the waters of Goa are not clear but very good diving spots are located there. If you are interested in paragliding then you should go to the beaches of Arambol and Anjuna while the beaches of Baga, Candolim, Colva and Calangute are popular for windsurfing, parasailing and jet-skiing. For diving lovers, there is Goa dive center that is located in Baga. You can find some more diving centers at Bogmalo and Miramar.

Boat Trips

Along the main beaches of Goa, boats and fishing trips are arranged for the enjoyment of tourists. Dolphin cruises are especially arranged here that provide a chance to the tourists to watch different species of dolphins in their natural environment. The species of dolphins which you can see here include common dolphins, humpback dolphins and black-finned porpoises. Cruises are also operated around the backwaters where you can have an experience of watching crocodiles taking sunbath on the banks of rivers.

Other Entertainment Options

Goa is known as place to party and making merry so there are various entertainment options and attractions provided to the tourists. The popular party spots in Goa are Vagator’s Disco Valley and Bamboo Forest within Anjuna. There are also some nightclubs for the youngsters to enjoy their time. These nightclubs are located around Baga, Candolim and Calangute.

These were some major tourists’ attraction in Goa where most of the people come to celebrate their honeymoons. It is a perfect place to enjoy the life at the fullest so whenever life gives you a chance, visit Goa.

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