Sunset River Cruise in Goa on the Mandovi River
Sunset River Cruise Goa

Last minute tour of Goan Culture, the Sunset River Cruise Goa!

Got only 1 hour in Goa on a weekend, tight on your pocket and don’t know what to do? Well boy are you in for a treat! There are Special 1 hour Sunset river cruises that you can avail for a little over ₹ 400/person. Departure from the banks of the Mandovi river, tickets can be availed on the spot, though you may have to stand in queue. The Sunset river cruise goa starts from 6 PM and ends at 730 PM. Equipped with staff and safety equipment onboard the cruise liner, you don’t need to worry about a thing, you just need to sit down and have the time of your life!

 

What happens inside the cruise, stays inside the cruise!

Various tour operators have cruises boat ranging from 100 seaters to 160 seaters after sunset. You obviously get a glimpse of the beautiful Goa Mandovi river sunset, In addition to that you get a sultry cruise down the backwaters in the evening.

Folk Dances, Goan Mandos (Konkani Songs) and a live Band.

You start the evening with a compere welcoming you onboard, the Sunset River party begins with goan boys and girls treating you to some of the favorite numbers of Goan like, “Ye Ye Katrina, “Goecho Mando” and other Goa masala songs like “Ya Ya maya yo!.

The folk dances real spectacle to watch as you are introduced to Folk dressed to ethnic Goan wear, performing numbers like, “Fugdi, Dekhni and a couple of Goan Portuguese steps.

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Live Band / DJ onboard.

As the live band and the DJ’s strum their toys, you can join in and dance your heart out, no one’s going to judge you in Goa, everyone just wants you to have a good time aboard the Sunset River Cruise Goa. You may want to explore Top 10 nightlife destination in goa as well.

 

Places you see from the Sunset River Cruise Goa.

The Miramar beach, the Mormu goa port from a distance, Fort Aguada, the goa fishing village of Betim and the glazing lights of casinos and other Sunset river cruise boats filling up the river with studded beams!

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Hope We gave you the time of your life!

As slowly as she departs so does the Sunset river cruise return back safely to the docks, all the passengers make their way off the boats.

How to make your way home?

The city public buses are normally open till 7 PM other extend to 8 PM. But if you are travelling with a family, it would be highly advisable for you to hire a bike, car or rent a local taxi, since you don’t want to be stuck near the river with no transport!  After all you loved ones come first, so why compromise!

You can then make you way to the nearest Bus, Train station or the Airport if you have to leave Goa for the weekend!
Panjim has interstate buses that run upto 8 PM in the night, the nearest railway station if Thivim Goa, which is about 30 mins drive from Mandovi and the airport is about 45 mins to 1 hour, depending upon the traffic.

So what are you waiting for? Lets Go! Sunset River Cruise Goa!

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Valerian DSouza
I am a passionate horticulturist with a knack for cooking cuisines (mainly sweets :) ). An avid writer, mainly blogs and with whatever time I have to spare I travel and explore nature and forgotten nooks and alleys!

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