When any one just close his eye and think about Goa, first thing that comes in mind is beaches, pristine blue with golden sand. But In Goa there are lots of other places to visit in this beautiful and stunning little state. During Goa Tour you can visit church, Night club, waterfall, Wildlife Sanctuaries etc. Monsoon season is also the perfect time to visit Goa. During monsoons, or the “off season”, lot of domestic travelers visit Goa as it is the best time to avoid crowd of tourists and enjoy Goa at a leisurely pace.
While you are visiting Goa, there are certain tips that I would like to share:
When you are going to visit the worship places, try to get some information before hand about how to perform certain rituals followed there. Always remove your slippers/shoes before entering the places of worship.
Switch off your or put in silent mood during worship.
Wear a dress appropriate to visit the holy place. Cover your head while visiting temples, Mosques and Gurudwaras.
Don’t idolize the culture, but do show respect to everyone’s beliefs.
Always keep important Document like Ticket, driving license, Visa, Passport, Identity card, Hotel Reservation bill etc. with you while traveling.
Always Respect Holy Places.
There are many places such as museums where photography is not allowed. So before start your photography just look out signboard to check Photography is allowed or not.
If you are visiting the caves, temple, forts church etc. You should take a photo with the name of that place. It would be memorable for a life time.
At some places signboard are put up with the sign – “No Flash”, It means you should use your camera without Flash.
Charge your camera Batteries every night.
You should always keep extra batteries with full charge.
India is very popular for its street food. While you traveling in Goa try to gorge on some street food. But if you have stomach problem and not used to spicy food, you must inform the waiter while ordering the food to keep it low spiced.
Goa is not just limited to Goan cuisine, but you can also find many International cuisine such as Continental, Chinese, Thai, Maxican etc.
Goa is also very popular for seafood items.
You should always drink Bottled water and make sure that the seal has not been broken.
Always carry wet tissue and hand sanitizers.
If you Plan to hire a rental car or bike to drive you must have a driving license. While driving you must follow the traffic rules.
Do not drink and drive.
Planning to take Car / Bike on Rent.
If you travelling in any public transport, take care of your baggage. You should never leave your baggage unattended at any place.
If you are traveling in public bus beware from the pick picketer. Take special care of your mobile, wallet etc.
Do not smoke/Drink in public areas.
Always keep your identity card, contact number of your relative or best friend, Blood Group details etc. handy.
Have a safe trip!