3 Days 2 Nights in Goa in Winter.
A visit to Goa in October for 3 days and 2 nights is incomplete without, “The Goan Harvest” and “Diwali”. Of course
tourists from all over the world come to goa for the winter, and to get a glimpse of the greenery left behind by the
monsoons from June- September. It’s time, Lets go for an Adventure in Goa!
Here’s how you start your 3 days and 2 nights in Goa! One of the favorite hot spots for tourists is, “Dudhsagar Waterfall”. This glorious maiden of pure milk as legends haveit gushes out with full force from october to feb, quite and creates quite a spectacle for onlookers. Treks to Dudhsagar take place everyday and if you dont care walking, they have guided Jeep Safaris as well.
Once there you can catch a into the, “Chennai express” like scene and taking a dip into the falls itself is anything but
After bathing at the tip of the falls you can then make your way to the various spice plantations, where Goa Cuisine is
served on a platter. You get educated in Russian, English and Hindi about the spices and herbs that are native to Goa.
Banana, Cashews, Nutmeg, Tumeric, Ginger, Basil, Vanilla, cloves and cardamoms just to name a few are found in abundance in the Spice blessed tiny state. You can buy the packed spices over the counter or
You can take a Market trip to the local Mapusa or Panjim market to get the spices yourself like touching and smelling their sweet aroma.
Market Trip to Mapusa / Panjim.
The to experience the real spices from the spice plantations in Goa, a visit to the Mapusa / Panjim market is a must.
Spices sold here are less expensive!
Some of the spices that you can avail are:
2.) Cumin Seeds.
3.) Poppy Seeds.
5.) Dried Cococnut.
6.) Dried Ginger.
7.) Dried Kashmiri Chillies.
8.) Dried Cinnamon Sticks.
11.) Black Cardamom.
13.) Stone Flower (Dagadphool).
14.) Mace /Javitri.
15.) Sesame seeds/ Til.
If you want to experience the real culture of Goa, a Sunset River cruise is must for all you people out there!
After the shopping of the Market Trip and still more to explore, you can top of the evening with booking a Sunset River cruise in Panjim.
Once there, you will find the evening studded with lights, folks dressed in ethnic Goan Portuguese wear and a DJ.
The evening starts with music on the boat as the 160 seater cruise departs on the rivers of the mandovi.
Then come the folks all dressed out and dancing to the tune for Goa Portuguese songs. You also get to sea our Goan
Konkani masala songs, like, “Ya Ya Maya Ya” and “Ye Ye Katrina”. Catching a glimpse of the sunset, you can rest assured and take memories along with you, saying, “Been there, “Done that” and Your dream of Lets Go to travel Goa and have
Adventures in Goa is complete!
On some days the Sunset River cruise becomes a Sunset Dinner Cruise, with, you guessed it, Dinner on board! All the food is cooked using ethnic Goan spices from the local Market!
You can take then catch a cab/ Taxi and make your way back to your hotel or you can catch a bus back to Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune!
Buses to Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune.
However, if you are in hurry you can always catch a bus to Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune from, “Deepa Travels” located in
Mapusa who give you last min ticket bookings. Buses are available as late as 7 PM, the last bus is called the, “Night
Queen” and their prices are not that expensive as well.
So after your 3 nights and 2 days comes to an end, you may wanna make another plan of 4 days and 3 nights back in May, to come to the, “Land down under, where beer flows and men Chunder”!
Dudhsagar, Market Trips, Sunset River Cruise and many more are unpacked presents of Goa, So what are you waiting for? pack you bags and “Lets Go! for a 3 days and 2 nights adventure in Goa!
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