GOA, a tiny emerald land of 3,702 Sq.Kms. on the west
coast of India, with its natural scenic beauty, attractive
beaches, churches and temples, famous for it's architecture,
feasts and festivals and above all hospitable people
with a rich cultural milieu, has an ideal tourist profile.
Econced on the slopes of the Western ghats (Sahyadri
ranges), Goa is bounded on the North by Sindhudurg district
of Maharashtra, on the East by Belgaum, on the South
by Karwar Districts of Karnataka, and on the west by
It's rivers -Tiracol, Chapora, Mandovi,
Zuari, Sal and Talpona, which are navigable throughout
the year, have their origin in the Sahyadri ranges and
flow westward into the Arabian sea 60kms. away, breaking
the long coastline covering a length of 105Kms. into
the enchanting estuaries and bays which mark off idyllic
palm-fringed beaches like - Arambol, Vagator, Anjuna,
Baga and Calangute in the North, and Colva, Cavelosim,
Betul and Palolem in the South.
|How To Reach ?
The Goa International Airport which is
also known as Dabolim Airport caters to the entire
state of Goa. The airport is located at Dabolim
and is around 30 km away from Panjim, the capital
city. The airport caters to domestic flights from
major cities in India and also caters to international
flights. Pre-paid taxis and buses can be easily
availed from the airport.
Rail : The state of Goa
has two rail lines; one is operated the South Western
Railway and the other is operated by the Konkan
Railway. The main railway station is Madgaon station
in Margao. There are other railway stations in the
state like Pernem, Thivim, Karmali and Canacona
which are also well connected by trains.
Road : Goa is well linked
with National Highway Numbers 66, 4A, 366, 566 and
768. Goa has a total of 224 km of national highways,
232 km of state highway and 815 km of district highway.
Peak season begins in October and ends