Goa itinerary for 4 days

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Goa, the pearl of the Orient, is a treasure trove of sun-kissed beaches, vibrant nightlife, and rich cultural heritage. This 4-day itinerary will guide you through the best that Goa has to offer.

Day 1: Arrival and Exploring North Goa

  • Morning: Arrive in Goa and check into your hotel. Relax and freshen up.
  • Afternoon: Begin your Goa adventure with a visit to Fort Aguada, a well-preserved 17th-century Portuguese fort. Next, head to Calangute Beach, the largest in North Goa, followed by Baga Beach, famous for its nightlife, beach shacks, and water sports.
  • Evening: Visit Anjuna Beach, known for its trance parties and the vibrant Anjuna Flea Market. End your day with a delicious Goan meal at a beach shack.

Day 2: Continue Exploring North Goa

  • Morning: Start your day with a visit to Vagator Beach, known for its red cliffs and freshwater springs. Next, explore Chapora Fort, offering panoramic views of the Arabian Sea.
  • Afternoon: Visit Mapusa Market, a bustling marketplace where you can buy local spices, pottery, and handicrafts.
  • Evening: Try your luck at Casino Pride, one of Goa’s best casinos, located on a ship in the Mandovi River.

Day 3: Discover South Goa

  • Morning: Begin your day with a visit to the Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. Next, visit Se Cathedral, one of the largest churches in Asia.
  • Afternoon: Head to Dona Paula Bay for a stunning view of the Mormugao Harbour. Later, visit Miramar Beach for its golden sands and palm trees.
  • Evening: Shop for souvenirs at Panjim Market. End your day with a serene boat cruise on the Mandovi River.

Day 4: Leisure and Departure

  • Morning: Spend your morning at leisure. You could visit the local markets for last-minute shopping or relax at the beach.
  • Afternoon: Check out from the hotel and proceed to the airport/railway station for your journey back home.