The smallest state in India, Goa, should be no mean be judged on that fact. It is India’s richest province and offers the highest quality of life anywhere in India. The region’s beaches, fauna, flora and world heritage architecture are but a few attractions of a cheap Goa holiday. For a wonderful insight into Indian culture and heritage, there are few more diverse and simultaneously encompassing destinations in the world which includes Central Goa, North Goa and South Goa. Bright colours, phenomenal aromas and a slightly more westernised version of traditional India, Goa embraces both its past and the modern present to provide travellers with an unforgettable Goa holiday.
Reasons to visit
Goa is a versatile destination that offers a wide number of attractions and activities to its visitors. From outdoor fun in the sun to a myriad of cultural and historically significant sites, Goa is a real gem. Explore two World Heritage sites, the Bom Jesus Basilica and the convents and churches of old Goa. Besides those sites there are many museums, a science centre as well as the renowned Fort Aguada and a wax museum on India history. Because Goa is so modern, navigating the city and its surrounds is easy and a pleasure for the entire family.
Things to see and do
As mentioned the two World Heritage sites are essential destinations when on a Goa holiday. The Bom Jesus Basilica holds the remains, which is unveiled to the public every 12 years, of St. Francis Xavier, the patron saint of Goa. The interior is exquisitely adorned and has to be seen to be believed. There are lots of excursions available including trips to the waterfalls and forests of Goa to swim and feed the monkeys, ride and bath elephants, an island cruise to see swimming dolphins and a trip to 14th century city Hampi to see archaeologists delights.
Goa offers families some very unique attractions and activities to enjoy together, including the Goa Chitra Museum and the Sahakari Spice Farms which are sure to make a lasting impression on your young ones. The beauty of travelling to Goa with the family provides an immeasurable opportunity to expose them to a beautiful lifestyle and culture.
Goa has a warm climate with temperatures more or less averaging 30°C throughout the year, making a Goa holidays perfect for sun seekers. The rainy season is from June to September and ranges from 923mm in July to 263mm in September. It’s a very wet time of year, however in peak season, from November to April there is hardly any rain and Goa becomes a summer haven for visitors of all ages. Why not enjoy a cheap Goa holiday this Christmas instead of a cold UK festive season? Book you holiday to Goa today for 2012 or 2013.
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