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Goa is located between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea. The Portuguese, who claimed Goa as the seat of the Catholic Church in the East in the 1500s, controlled the area until 1961, when India invaded to liberate. The state’s Portuguese past is most apparent in its plazas, cathedrals and architecture.

Goa splits neatly into two districts: North and South Goa. Lively North Goa has the state capital, Panaji and the former capital of Old Goa, with its interesting churches and buildings. There are many beaches along North Goa such as Fort Aguada, Candolim, Calangute and Anjuna, famous for its Wednesday flea market. Panaji boasts many old buildings including Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, consecrated in 1541 and the Old Portuguese districts of Fountainhas and Sao Tome.

A couple of churches remain in the old former Portuguese capital, Old Goa. The largest church is Se Cathedral. The Covent and Church of St Francis of Assisi built in 1661 contains gilded and carved wood work and old murals. The Basilica of Bom Jesus is famous throughout the Roman Catholic world, as it contains the mortal remains of St Francis Xavier who in 1541 spread Christianity among subjects of the Portuguese colonies in the east.

South Goa is more laid back. Beaches here include Bogmalo, Colva and Benaulim.

To get you started with planning your holiday to Goa, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to India

Beautiful beach | Goa | India
Golden Triangle & Goa
14 Days FROM $3,049

The perfect holiday cocktail! Starting off with the sites of India's famous Golden Triangle, this tour concludes in the tropical climes of Goa. Sun, sea, sand and plenty of famed Goan cuisine! You can also try your hand at cooking up a curry or two!

Cooking courses | India
Cooking Course in Goa
8 days FROM $2,569

Set in palm-fringed Goa, this introduction to the art of cooking Indian food is a course designed especially for the enthusiastic home cook. Let the tropical sun and our expert chefs ensure you return home tanned and talented!

Beach sunset | Goa | India
Tropical Goa
5 days FROM $1,159

Palm fringed beaches, tropical warm seas and year round sun are just three of the many reasons to visit Goa. Add to this charming Portuguese archiecture and culture and delicious local cuisine and you've got a fantastic recipe for the perfect beach break.

Tailormade Holidays to Goa

On the Go are expert at planning holidays in India — tailored to suit your individual requirements. Please have a look at some of the tailormade itineraries below that we have created for our clients which include Goa.

Alila Diwa, Goa
Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

Alila Diwa Goa brings a refreshingly unique resort experience to Majorda Beach. The resort is located amidst lush paddy plantation leading to the Arabian Sea.

Lemon Tree Amarante Beach Resort, Goa
Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The Lemon Tree is stunning with medieval oil paintings, artefacts, tile work, heraldry and stained glass set amidst lush green gardens.

Sonesta Inns, Goa
Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

The Sonesta Inns is tastefully arranged around a vast central pool area, a gently shelving expanse of sand and garden runs from the grounds to the warm waters of the Arabian Sea.

Taj Exotica, Goa
Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

The Taj Exotica is a contemporary hotel, with classic rooms and well manicured gardens.

Vivanta By Taj - Fort Aguada , Goa
Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

Fort Aguada is a sophisticated resort with charming rooms and is set in tropical gardens.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

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