Goa is very different from the rest of India. However, somehow, it represents the entire country. It’s lovely to see there’s so much to see in Goa, experience too. Check out the most interesting things to do in Goa 2019, other than Christmas celebrations in Goa!
Goa carnival- March 02–05, 2019
The amazing Goa carnival is over 500 years old and has been hosted ever since the Portuguese came to rule over India. This amazing carnival is hosted each year in Goa only with the most amazing parades, music, floats and much more. The Goa Carnival is just the right place to be in for culture lovers, food enthusiasts, adventurers and others too. The parade has a specific route which has been maintained since forever with the best view for people who rent a yacht in Goa during this time.
Goa tattoo festival- January 18–20, 2019
This one’s for the professionals, mostly. The Goa tattoo festival calls in artists and professionals to not just showcase each others work but, observe and critique it as well. Find one of the most amazing tattoo artists from across the world and enjoy the art galleries all over Goa.
Spice plantations- September–June
Smell and enjoy a variety of spices grown in Goa. As everyone knows, Goa has rich red soil with tropical climate- perfect for spice growing. Spice plantation visits can be lovely and extraordinary for students as well as adults because, you can enjoy the visit only between September and June – Spices include cardamom, ginger, basil, turmeric, cloves and many others.
Snorkeling, diving and other water sports in Goa can be an ecstatic experience. Explore underwater flora, fauna in the span 20 minutes or more (when you charter a yacht.) Encounter the cutest dolphins, or picture perfect moments too. The most preferred water sport activity in Goa is known to be diving however, not all have the license to train people. Pick the right choice for your safety!
Anjuna flea market- October–March (Wednesdays)
This is one amazing place to visit for the best flea market experience in India. Find thousands of local goods which shall come in a wide range of colors, designs, This flea market is just the right place for hippie theme lovers. Some exciting services include piercings, tattoos, and others. The flea market usually runs every Wednesday from March till October and you sure will find something to buy as a souvenir from the lovely city.
Paragliding- March–June | October–November
An amazing adventure sport in Goa which everyone must try out. People who love watching sunrises or love the thrill of flying shall also enjoy paragliding in Goa. The origin of paragliding in Goa has been traced back to around the 1940s leading to a huge increase in the number of paragliding sites in Goa over time.
Turtle nesting season- November–April
Once a year, Goa’s coastline sees Olive Ridley turtles. The nesting time is between November and April and it’s lovely to see the turtles head back towards the sea after laying their eggs. This basically led to the emergence of ‘Ecotourism’ in Goa. There sure are rules and regulations while enjoying the site and come to the Galgibag, Morjim and Agonda beaches.
Saturday night market in Arpora- December–April
shopping in goa is like no other location in Goa. Have shopping sprees in the lovely Saturday night market in Arpora with a display of lovely spices, accessories, bags, vintage items, home décor and more. Entertainment is also open for all- live music, cocktail bars and the best party cum shopping experience is out here. The fun runs till about midnight with not much money to lose which is great!
Backwaters of Goa are delightful while you can go kayaking all the way. Just the right water sport in Goa for photographers and adventurists, kayaking has been in Goa since forever. Morning expeditions are most popular however, they have romantic sunset floats as well. Other options with regard to romantic foats include a candle light dinner in Goa yacht.
Crocodile watching- October–May
This is scary but, many still enjoy it. Crocodile watching is in the bucket list of many and people from all over the world come to check out the different types of crocodiles in Goa- Mugger, Gharial, and Estuarine. The Opa river, Cumbarja canal are the most popular locations for crocodile watching from October to May each year.
Hot air ballooning- October–May
Hot air ballooning in Goa has jaw dropping scenic views with picture perfect moment. Enjoy flying with safety and lots of romance as well. October through May is the ideal period to go hot air balloon-ing – it’s the symbolic expression of love. Or, you can always rent a cruise for the most romantic getaway ever!
Silent noise party- November–April (Saturdays)
People travel to Goa for two reasons- one being to enjoy an evening yacht in Goa and other one being, to be a member of the silent noise party in Goa. Three international DJs perform simultaneously and all you’ll have to do is, change your channel and dance to the music you’d wish you. There’s a cocktail bar and lots’ of people to chill with- what more do you want?
Fishing and crab catching- October–May
This is a peaceful and patient activity. Not all are competent to go Fish and crab catching. Fishermen give tips as to how you can catch these amazing creatures and make a meal out of them. It sure is an Unforgettable, exciting experience with the sweetest rewards.
Bird and Dolphin watching- October–May
Mostly the right adventure for photographers, bird watchers and people who love watching dolphins go ‘Weeee!’ The tours are organized by yacht rental brands- all you need to do is rent a yacht and everything else will be taken care of. The right time to visit the water body is early in the morning and around October and May.
Fruit time- Mango, Kokum, Lychee, Rambutan, Jamun, Water rose apple, Guava, Cashew, Buddha’s hand fruit.
Fruits are loved by everyone especially when, they’re fresh, fruity, juicy and simply yum! Enjoy the taste of some of the best fruits available in India- Mango, Kokum, Lychee, Rambutan, Jamun, Water rose apple, Guava, Cashew, Buddha’s hand fruit and others. Some plantations also allow you to pluck and taste the fruit yourself which is lovely.
This is the best things to do in Goa– Yachting. Goa is known for its yachts. Th yachts in Goa are luxurious, exotic, with so much more. The best way to enjoy a yacht is to rent a yacht with the overnight stay package in Goa with the loveliest view, picture perfect moments and so much more.
Happy Goa tripping to you!