The best places to visit in Goa

Dudhsagar Falls:

Dudhsagar

Dudhsagar Falls (Meaning Sea of Milk) is a famous waterfall located on the river of Mandovi in the border of the Indian state of Goa and Karnataka. Dudhsagar falls are pleasantly situated among the dense western Ghats, and is one of the highest waterfalls of the country. It is 60 km from Panaji by road and is located on the Madgaon-Belgavi rail route about 46 km east of Madgaon and 80 km south of Belgavi. Dudhsagar Falls is amongst India’s tallest waterfalls with a height of 310 m (1017 feet) and an average width of 30 metres (100 feet). One can explore varieties of  activity in and around Dudhsagar Waterfalls like Trekking, swimming, rock climbing and elephant rides. During monsoon is the best period to visit the falls, as they are in their most lively and active form due to abundance of water, and you can enjoy best of  this natural beauty.

Spice plantation:

spice

As India is known as the land of spices, its a good idea to spend 2-3 hours in a lush green spice plantation for few good reasons. To experience a natural ambiance among the beautiful plants and trees, to enjoy good Indian hospitality, to experience the rich aroma of the Indian spices and even taste it to your satisfaction. All you can do this by taking a tour to spice plantation. There are few spice plantations but the popular one is tropical spice plantation. There is a small fees they charge to enter here, but its worth. You will be offered a welcome drink, guided tour and a good knowledge about spices. You can buy some spices from there as they offer variety of them. This place is around 30km from Panjim and you can go by  cab or you can also go through a travel agency which offer this as one of there attraction in their package.

Aguada Fort:

Aguada Fort

Aguada Fort is the most visited location by tourists in Goa where people enjoy the breath taking view of the sea and capture it in their eyes, memories and camera. Aguada Fort is a landmark monument in Goa which was built between 1609-1612. Fort Aguada was the crucial fort of Portuguese. The fort is vast and covers the entire peninsula at the south western tip of Bardez.  Built on the mouth of river Mandovi, it is believed that it was strategically located and was the chief defense of Portuguese against the Dutch and Marathas. The Aguada Fort is a monument to Portuguese construction and engineering. After almost 400 years, much of it is intact and it remains the best preserved Portuguese fort in India today.

 

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