Goa is a major tourist destination in India that attracts millions of tourists every year. The flow of tourists becomes high, especially on long weekends and festivals. Are you having a time constraint but looking forward to enjoying a trip to Goa?
This blog is a complete travel guide for a 3 days trip to Goa in which you can be able to experience the perfect blend of its natural beauty, adventure, Portuguese cultural heritage, and hip-hop party culture.
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Before going to the detailed travel guide let us know that if you have just three days in Goa, here’s what to do.
- Visit the famous beaches and relax
- Enjoy water sports
- Try the local cuisine at a famous cafe in North Goa.
- Attend a party at any of the famous clubs in Anjuna or Vagator
- Visit the weekly markets such as Anjuna Flea Market in Night
- Try your luck at a casino on a cruise
- Visit the famous historical places of Goa
Best Places to Visit in North Goa in 3 Days
- Baga Beach
- Fort Aguada
- Anjuna Beach
- Anjuna Flee Market
- Vagator Beach
- Se Cathedral
- Basilica of Bom Jesus
- Anjoned Cafe & Hostel
- Famous Clubs & Casinos
- Doodhsagar Waterfall
Below is the detailed travel guide through which you can cover the entire state of Goa within 3 days.
Start your day early and head to the beaches in North Goa. Some of the popular beaches to visit in North Goa include Anjuna, Baga, and Calangute. Spend your morning relaxing on the beach, soaking up the sun, and enjoying the serene surroundings. You can also indulge in water sports activities like jet skiing, parasailing, and banana boat rides.
In the afternoon, it’s time to explore the historic charm of Old Goa. Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the oldest churches in India. The church is famous for its intricate architecture and houses the remains of St. Francis Xavier. You can also visit the Se Cathedral, which is one of the largest churches in Asia.
In the evening End your day by visiting the vibrant markets of North Goa. The Anjuna Flea Market is a popular market that sells everything from souvenirs, jewelry, and clothes to local handicrafts and artwork. You can also visit the Saturday Night Market in Arpora, known for its food, music, and cultural performances. Also, you can spend a beautiful evening at any of the famous cafes near Anjuna beach. Anjoned Cafe & hostel could be a great option as it is the most visited restaurant in North Goa.
Start your day early and head to South Goa to explore the pristine beaches. Some of the popular beaches to visit in South Goa include Colva, Palolem, and Agonda. These beaches are less crowded than the ones in North Goa, and you can spend your morning relaxing on the beach, taking a dip in the sea, or indulging in water sports activities.
In the afternoon it’s time to explore the Portuguese heritage of South Goa. Visit the Cabo de Rama Fort, which is perched on a hill overlooking the sea. The fort was once a Portuguese military outpost and offers panoramic views of the coastline. You can also visit the Rachol Seminary, which is a 16th-century Jesuit monastery that houses a museum and a library.
In the evening end your day by watching the sunset at one of the beach shacks in South Goa. These shacks serve delicious seafood and offer a range of cocktails and mocktails to choose from. You can also indulge in some shopping at the local markets and pick up some souvenirs to take back home.
In the morning head to the Dudhsagar Waterfalls, which is one of the tallest waterfalls in India. The waterfall is located in the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and is surrounded by lush green forests. You can take a dip in the natural pool at the base of the waterfall or go on a trek to explore the surrounding forests.
In the afternoon indulge in some adventure sports activities. You can go on a trek or a jeep safari to explore the wildlife sanctuary or try your hand at rock climbing, rappelling, and zip-lining.
In the evening experience the nightlife of Goa. You can visit one of the popular clubs or cafes in North Goa and can socialize & party hard. You can also opt for a sunset cruise on the Mandovi River, which offers stunning views of the Goan coastline.
We have tried to give you the complete 3-day travel guide for Goa. However, there is much more to explore in Goa, and you can always extend your trip to experience the unique culture and cuisine of the state.
If you are planning a trip to Goa, you must be looking for a place to stay in Goa. We recommend you book your accommodation at North Goa as this part of the state is home to the majority of the activities such as parties at clubs, cafes, and water-sports adventures.
We recommend you stay at Anjoned Hostels, a backpackers hostel in Anjuna, North Goa. This property offers affordably priced dorms and private rooms to their guests with advanced amenities & facilities.
So, book your stay with them on your next Goa trip to add some additional stars to your vacation.
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