Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Not-So-Popular Attractions of Goa To Make Your Trip Unexpectedly Interesting
Goa, the land of beaches, is filled with visitors from all across the globe at any day of the year. Goa is simply a wonderful place to visit and spend a leisure vacation with family and friends, or to enjoy a memorable honeymoon with your partner. Apart from various busy attractions of Goa, there also are various not-so-popular attractions in Goa that are not only beautiful and unique but also worth visiting to add the element of uniqueness to your trip. Now, here are the 5 places to visit in Goa, including beach, sanctuary, chapel, fort, and food joint that you should visit on your upcoming visit to Goa.
This is a small and not-so-crowded beach of Goa. Behind the Dabolim Airport, and head of the Naval Museum, lies this beach. As this beach is not so crowded, you can enjoy at the beach without being distracted or disturbed. You may also visit Joet’s Shack as this is one of the finest ones. The scrumptious food and ideal location make this beach highly adorable and must visit.
· Do Not Miss: Amazing Steak Diane at Joet’s Shack.
Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary:
If you drive a few kilometers outside Panjim, opposite Ribandar, on the Chorao Island, you reach this amazing Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary. From Ribandar you can reach this sanctuary by a ferry ride. If you visit during the migratory season (February), you could be lucky enough to spot beautiful birds from Siberia. You could hire a boat and enjoy a guided tour. The benefit of the Goa travel guide is, you will get to know the names of the birds as you spot them.
· Do Not Miss: Beautiful native as well as migratory birds on mangroves.
Our Lady of the Mount:
The popularity of the very popular Basilica of Bom Jesus has overshadowed this beautiful chapel of Old Goa. This chapel is located at a distance of about 1.5 km from the Basilica. The location of the chapel, on the hilltop, also makes it a worth visiting. Here you may enjoy the magnificent view of the Mandovi and rail line extending to Karmali station.
· Do Not Miss: Pray to the Almighty to shower his choicest blessings upon you and your loved ones.
Cabo De Rama:
As you reach near the Mumbai Cochin highway in South Goa, you can see this magnificent fort. Though, this is not-so-popular fort as like Chapora fort and Aguada fort, you may take pleasure in viewing some of the amazing views of the sea.
· Do Not Miss: Some of the old canons previously owned and used by the Portuguese.
If you plan to visit Dona Paula beach, do not miss to visit Goan Delicacy and taste some of the scrumptious food at affordable rates. This is not so-crowded as very few people know about this place. After you put a check mark on all the things to do in Goa, savoring scrumptious food becomes a necessity. The amazing interiors and excellent ambiance make this place a perfect place for the guests to enjoy their meals.
· Do Not Miss: Decent steaks, great seafood, and beer for lunch.