Friday, 7 June 2013
What Makes Goa Extra Special During the Monsoons
There is no doubt that Goa is an all season destination but if you are an avid nature buff then monsoon season is the best time for exploring beautiful Goa. The state at this time is green and clean and most importantly less noisy and less crowded. Gushing waterfalls, lots of greenery, serene surroundings and cool weather are the major highlight of rainy season. Life in Goa especially during this time is very vibrant and colorful as compared to dull grey skies. The Goans during monsoons celebrate many festivals and also offers many adventure activities. Goa tourism especially at this time offers many monsoon packages to Goa for all its tourists. Also these packages offer great deals at rock bottom prices.
Goa Monsoon Festivals
Goans celebrate monsoon festivals with utmost joy. During this time, the Sao - Joao festival (the fertility feast of Saint John the Baptist) is celebrated where the young village men jump into the well for retrieving local Feni alcohol bottles. Don’t miss to see people sailing upon the river on rafts and performing various plays. Yet another important festival is Bonderam flag festival which is celebrated at the end of August. This festival is celebrated on the small Divar Island.
Goa Monsoon Attractions
Tourists can enjoy many interesting activities during the monsoon season. One can explore wildlife safaris to some of the best wildlife and national parks of Goa such as Mollem National Park, Bandla National Park and Cortigao Wildlife Sanctuary. Kids can enjoy in the deep safari park and the mini zoo in the Bondla sanctuary of Goa. Dudhsagar falls looks amazing at the time of monsoons as the water gushes down from a great height. The honeymooners can also enjoy a romantic evening boat cruise on the river Mandovi.
So get ready to explore the best time in Goa with your loved ones. Goa is one destination that is always a delight to visit – one of those places you don’t tally with a calendar to visit. Monsoons are particularly beautiful in Goa and and in case you have been planning a trip to this wonderful Indian state, there could be no better time than the monsoons.