A Mumbaikar? Well, then we are sure that you must have gone to Goa at least once. You know about all the happening places in Goa. You have been there and done that all, and are now looking forward to exploring the road less traveled. Well, if this is your aim right now, be ready for some exciting secretive places to be revealed in this list.
We have an exclusive list of 5 unheard things about Goa that you must try on your next trip. Once you have read them all, we are sure that the next thing you will do is to check the Mumbai to Goa flight fares and book the next possible flight to fly down there and check these places out!
- Enjoy with Elephants
Yes, you read it right! If you want to get an ultimate experience to witness nature from proximity, take the Spice Plantation tour in Goa. Here, you not only get to spend time watching the big tuskers but also the chance to give them a bath and play with them.
Moreover, the entire area is nestled in nature where you can learn about various spices, enjoy the delicious food and immerse yourself in the refreshing atmosphere.
- A Fairy-Tale Cruise
A romantic dinner date in a fancy restaurant is so old-fashioned now, but how about a dreamy sunset cruise in the moonlight. Sounds romantic, doesn’t it? So, if you are planning a Goa trip with your loved one, this one should definitely be on your list.
Organised by the Goa Tourism Development Corporation, there are various river cruises on Mandovi River. As per your choice, you can book cruise either during sunset or moonlight. Some private firms also offer exclusive boat tours in which you not only get to witness scintillating sunsets but also indulge in dolphin or crocodile spotting.
- Dive Underwater and Explore Ship Wrecks
Catching a local train from Dadar in the rush hours is not adventure guys. You need some real thrill in life. That is why we unearthed this unbelievable thing for you, and it’s more adventurous than it looks like to be.
Not many tourists know but Goa’s coast, especially near Grande Island and Bat Island, has several shipwrecks deep inside the sea and some of them even belong to the Portuguese era. Various scuba diving outlets in Goa give you the chance to explore them all. Moreover, as the area is a saltwater lagoon, you also get to watch corals with multi-colored fish!
- Enter the Devil’s World
If your heart does not get enough adventure from the wreck scuba diving, try visiting the Devil’s Canyon for a spooky thrill. Also known as ‘Devcharacho kond’, it is believed that this place is controlled by a demon. The uncanny silence and the eerie vibes of this place retell the story according to which, the demon cursed the place that no one will ever be able to catch fish in the canyon when a local man stole his fish by tricking him. Situated near Molem, the place is quite infamous for mysterious happenings and dangerous river flow. You can visit it on your way to Dudhsagar Falls.
- Meet The Banyan Tree ‘Baba’
We bet you have definitely not heard of this one. Even most of the Goan people are unaware of the interesting Baba figure we are going to tell you about. There is a huge banyan tree in the forested valley near Arambol beach where a Baba (sage) and tells incredible tales.
Though the place is a meetup spot for pot smokers, it is also ideal for meditation. You can also go for paragliding services available here. But talking to Baba, who claims to have been born in the UK and renounced the luxurious life to find peace, sounds like a better option.
Gone through the list? Well, then wait not and check the Mumbai to Goa flight fares and book one that suits you the most. Also, don’t forget to get more information on these incredible places (as they are the hidden gems of Goa) so that you face no hassle on your trip. Happy Exploring!