Goa: The Land of Sun, Sea & Sand


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Goa: The Land of Sun, Sea & Sand

  1. 1. Goa The land of Sun, Sand & Sea
  2. 2. Goa: An Introduction Goa is the smallest state in the Republic of India. Synonymous with tourism in India, Goa remains as one of the most visited destination of India. Goa is blessed in terms of topographical beauty as it has the vast Arabian Sea on its west.
  3. 3. History Goa is one of the Indian states that remained under colonial rule for a period of over 451 years. It was in 1962 that Goa attained complete freedom from the Portuguese and in 1987 it was pronounced as an independent state of India.
  4. 4. Tourism Goa by far is among the most frequented tourist destination in India. Considered as the hottest tourist destination in the country, this state witnesses huge influx of travelers from India as well as abroad.
  5. 5. Places of Interest • Goa beaches • Anjuna Flea Market • Old Goa • Wildlife Sanctuaries • Spice Plantations
  6. 6. Goa Beaches Goa has a very long coastline with huge number of beaches. A trip to Goa without a visit to its sandy coastlines is just not possible. Here are the names of some popular beaches of Goa: • Calangute • Baga • Vagator • Candolim • Palolem • Colva
  7. 7. Anjuna Flea Market The market that is held on every Wednesday of the week is a major tourist attraction. The stalls out there have a wide array of products.
  8. 8. Old Goa Goa was once the capital of the Portuguese in India. A visit to the old city will let you see the architectural marvel of the Portuguese in the form of imposing churches and cathedrals.
  9. 9. Wildlife Sanctuaries Goa is not just about beaches and churches, but also for its wildlife. The state’s location along the mountainous Western Ghats is home to an array of birds and animals. Here are the names of famous national parks in Goa: • Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary • Bondla Sanctuary • Cotigao Sanctuary • Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
  10. 10. Spice Plantations Goa’s weather and soil makes it an ideal place for spice plantations. These farms are open for visitors, where they can take guided tours.
  11. 11. Contact Us To plan a tour of Goa, contact: Tour My India C - 81C, Sector - 08 Noida (UP), 201301 Tel + 91- 120 - 4052615 - 99 Fax - + 91 - 120 – 4052699 Mob No : +91 - 9211224422 Website: http://www.tourmyindia.com/