Dreaming about Goa
I have fallen in love with South India. After a brilliant stay at the Indian Summer House our host gave us all a different book on a Indian region as a parting gift and I got Goa. Since then I have been dreaming of going back to South India to the white beaches of Goa.
I am hoping to visit Goa next year as part of an Asia trip so have been doing a little research and its just making me wish I could go tomorrow. I was worried about getting sick in India but I followed some simple tips and I didn’t get Delhi belly.
The people in South India are so welcoming and friendly and there is no need to worry if you don’t like spice as I don’t really like hot food and I always found something tasty to eat.
My friend went on Holiday to Goa and shared her story on my blog and even when I read that I am so jealous as it is still a place I really want to visit. I am hoping to take my mum as she loves India and I think we could do a beach holiday and also some sightseeing.
Interesting Fact : I flew to Cochin in India with Qatar and would fly with them again. If you are planning to visit Goa check Kayak for airlines and the best prices this is how I search for my flight : Click here for flights and prices
Best time of year to visit Goa
The best time to visit Goa seems to be Mid Nov to Mid February for the best weather.
However I absolutely loved touring South India in August which was monsoon season but if I was to go to Goa it would be for the beaches so I would make sure I was going when they have the best weather.
What can you do in GOA
It does seem that most people are going to Goa for the beaches but if you want to see abit more of the region there are plenty of wildlife and nature parks.
Mandovi River, Sonaulim, Madgaon, India
Waterfall in the middle of the Jungle
Chorao Island, Panjim, India
After a short ferry ride ferry to the marshes, hop in a canoe for a guided tour to see what birds you can spot.
Go on a hike to see some beautiful views
Don’t forget to check if you need a visa to visit Goa. If you are from the UK you can find out more information here
Have you visited goa I would love to hear about your experience or if you have any tips then please comment below or get in contact with me.
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Originally posted in 2017 and updated in 2019