North Goa welcomes you to a scenic land of natural beauty glistening with sea, sand, and sun. Are you thinking if this place is only about golden beaches and turquoise water? Think over it again!
Wait, you are forgetting a lot of things. But be that as it may, this place really makes a traveler forget everything. Though it makes you forget all your stress and gives you happiness.
Now, all you need to do is step out of your home, plan a Goa holiday, book tickets, pack and head there. Other than that we'll manage the rest.
Are you ready to surrender yourself to the numerous adventures that await you? Check out some of the most beautiful spots to see in North Goa.
Did you know it is one of the highest waterfalls in the country, located inside the Mollem National Park? And the 310-meter-high waterfall situated on the Mandovi river is divided into 4 levels.
Further down from the side of the hill like frothy milk. And did you know that Dudhsagar means 'sea of milk? The sight of the pristine white flowing water spring brings it to life.
Right now you don't know much and when you see this you will be stunned. The waterfall is located about 60 km inland from Panaji on the Goa-Karnataka border.
You can also reach by jeep, hired car or train on the famous Dudhsagar Railway Trek. The best time to visit Dudhsagar Falls is during the monsoons when the falls are in full glory.
Coming to Fort Aguada, this Portuguese fort dates back to the 17th century and overlooks the confluence of the Mandovi River with the Arabian Sea.
The crumbling remains of Fort Aguada hold a charm in themselves and stand quietly on Goa's Sinquerim Beach, about 18 km from Panjim.
A unique four-storied lighthouse at one end of the fort, the only one of its kind in Asia, is the main attraction here and also offers a spectacular view of the sunset.
The fort was built as a fortification by the Dutch and the Marathas in 1612 and was one of the most important structures under the Portuguese.
It is named after the Portuguese word "agua", meaning water, and played an important role as a source of fresh water for sailors.
About 15 km from Panjim, it is the longest beach in North Goa. Calangute beach extends from Candolim to Baga beach.
Do you know why the beach is so popular? It was dubbed the "Queen of Beaches" in Goa. Tourists from all over the world come here to see it and enjoy it.
You will often find this beach busy because there are many adventure activities like parasailing, jet skiing, banana boat ride and water surfing.
Not only this, the beach is also dotted with unique eateries. Here you can indulge in scrumptious seafood as well as some chilled beers and cocktails.
Nightlife, don't even ask. What a unique experience filled with so much great music and great beach fun.
Till now, how many times you must have read this in our blog above, then you can understand from this how famous Baga beach is.
Do you know why Baga beach is so famous for all things beach? For its nightlife.
Baga Beach also plays host to some of Goa's signature places such as Britto's, Tito's, and Mambo's. It is one of the most visited beaches in North Goa, offering a full scope of thrilling water sports activities.
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Travelling is in our blood and Baga Beach is in our hearts. This Baga Beach is named after the 'Baga Creek' leading to the Arabian Sea, Baga has located approximately 30 km from Panjim.
With arcades of small stores for some thrilling street shopping as well as designer stores along with tattoo parlors, palmistry and tarot shops, sundecks, resorts, and some of the best shacks, Baga Beach is a serene place that embodies the spirit of Goa within it.
Not only this but there are many more beautiful places left that I have not mentioned in my blog yet. Mangeshi Temple, Reis Magos Fort, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, Butterfly Beach, Mormugao Fort, Chapora Beach, Cabo de Rama Fort, Arambol Beach, Bogmalo Beach, Arvalem Falls, and many more.
Now if you are planning to go on a Goa trip and want to enjoy it, then start looking for hostels. If you are asking about a good hostel, have a look at Anjoned cafe & Hostel in Anjuna. I am not saying this just like that, you should also know the reason behind it.
The reason behind a stay at Anjoned Hostel & Cafe is its cozy ambiance, soothing music, indoor games, an in-house bar for all, delicious food, and quite a quaint cafe.