How about, Diwali by the Beach?

Do we ever really need a reason to visit Goa? Part of countless trips planned in college or your workplace, Goa is a favourite for anybody. Here are 7 reasons why november is the best time to visit Goa.


1. You dont have to burn a hole through your pocket!


This is the age of smart travelling. Enjoy the sights and culture of Goa at an economical rate. Beat the holiday rush in November when prices are relatively low compared to the more popular months of December and January. Get the same experience as others only at a more affordable cost.

2. Get Groovy!


November sees the start of the all the major music festivals coming to Goa. Catch up with your favourite bands and artists and hit those after parties. You just might bump into your favourite DJ. Who knows?

3. Shopper’s Paradise


Calling all the street shoppers. Goa is haven when it comes to flea market finds. Be sure to enjoy some unsual finds that will make for great souvenirs at the night market or specially set up weekend markets. Clothes, delicious street food and everything nice all at a steal price. One can master the art of bargaining during this season.

4. Bike Lovers


This is undoubtedly the best way to explore goa. Put on your exporer hat, rent a bike and just drive through old goa,visit the age-old monuments and take in the rich portuguese influence. For the those hardcore bike enthusiasts, the month of Novemeber witnesses the annual motorcycle frezny. Hundreds of bikers, some beer and long winding roads to look forward to at the Rider Mania.

5. Unwind


Goa = Laidback and that is exactly what you need to be doing. Enjoy some sun and sand at any one of the countless beaches or just book a spa to treat your senses and be relaxed.

6. For the adventure lover


Go kayaking or enjoy a boat ride with dolphin sightings. Crab catching is another fun activity for the daring ones. Visit the historically important caves, or try your luck at gambling in any one of the casinos. Devil’s canyon is another offbeat place with a spooky history attatched to it.

6. Ever thought of Diwali by the ocean-side.


Diwali in Goa is either referred to as Choti Diwali or Narkachaturdashi. According to local legend, the demon king Narkasur was defeated by Lord Krishna for terrorizing the local people. Every year, huge effigies of Narkasur are built only to later burn them followed by beautiful displays of fireworks as a sign of the Lord’s victory!
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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Ria Basu says:

    Everything you need to know about how to celebrate Diwali. The Diwali festival marks the return of Lord Ram with his wife Sita and brother Lakshman to Ayodhya.


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