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Majorda Beach November-01 March-31
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From Bogmalo to down south, there is Majorda beach bellying the Majorda Beach Resort. Majorda is the village where the Jesuits, fond as they were of the good things of life, discovered the best Goan toddy (sap from the coconut palm), which they used to leaven the bread. Naturally, then, Majorda is the place where the Goans were first trained in the delicate art of baking European breads. Therefore, the Majordans are still Goa’s best bakers. As per the Goan version of Ramayana, the Lord Rama was abducted as a child and brought up at Majorda. Later, in pursuit of Sita, he camped at 'Cabo de Rama' - a headland further south-where the stretch of developed beaches ends. It lies at a distance of approximately 5 km from the Colva Beach and claims as much popularity as the latter. Here, the green of the swinging palm trees contrasts beautifully with the blue of the gushing water. Majorda Beach is counted amongst the most magnificent beaches of Goa and never fails to receive its share of visitors, locals as well as tourists, in any year. Majorda Beach is situated in the southern part of Bogmola. It is one of the marvelous beaches in Goa that is located about 18 kilometers from Dabolim Airport. Marjorda Beach in Goa is connected to Margao with an excellent network of roadways, including buses, auto rickshaws and taxis. It is one of the most popular beaches of Goa. edit delete
Cavelossim Beach November-01 March-31
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The soft white sands, the black lava rocks, beaches south of Benaulim where you explore the Cavelossim Beach. This beach is more clean and quiet than most of the famous beaches of Goa. There are numerous beach shacks offering a variety of Goan dishes and seafood at reliable rates. There are several food joints around Dona Sylvia where you can get entire package of good food, liquor and beverages, nice service, and a pleasant service at quite reasonable rates. In addition to it, there are facilities for Dolphin watching at Betty’s Place as well as boat trips for Dolphin watching at River Sal. Cavelossim Beach is also like a paradise for shopping lovers. You can easily find a rich collection of Indian crafts at the shops lining it. Accommodation facilities are also easily available at the beach. The best time to visit the amazing Cavelossim beach comprises of the months of November to March. Dusk is the best time to enjoy the beautiful locales of the Cavelossim Beach. You can also collect the small and pretty seashells that keep on coming to the shore. In case you are looking for some adventure, just go kayaking or enjoy catamaran sailing. Even the nightlife of the beach is quite pulsating. Last but not the least, it is very famous as a romantic getaway also. edit delete
Arambol Beach November-01 March-31
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Arambol beach is 50 kms from Panaji and is a unique beach in the North Goa. The beach is both rocky as well as sandy. It is 16-km-long sea beach. Arambol Beach has a sweet water pond right on the shore. The beach has adequate body surfing and there are several attractive bays at walkable distance. Arambol beach in Goa, India, can be a sheer delight if a person is looking for just the sea, himself and tranquility. Arambol Beach is a traditional fisherman village, located approximately a one hour drive from the Dabolim Airport. The beach attracts many international tourists, mainly during the winter season between November and March. Arambol has a distinct bohemian feel which is no longer found in other areas, such as Calangute and this inevitably attracts many alternative travelers. A short walk north off the main beach is a smaller beach with a "fresh water lake" close to the sea which has invigorating hot thermals, making it the perfect place to relax. The water here is a mixture of fresh water and sea water. The jungle valley, enclosed between low hills hide a spectacular Banyan tree. Adjoining the banyan tree there is a stone sculpture created by an American Conceptual and Land art artist Jacek Tylicki "Give if you can - Take if you have to" also called The Money Stone. It has become a pilgrimage destination. The otherwise quiet Arambol beach throbs with activities on weekends when large crowds of local picnickers gather here for holidaying. edit delete
Colva Beach November-01 March-31
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Colva Beach is situated 6 kms from Marmagoa. Colva is one of the most popular beaches in South Goa. This beach is the pride of ‘Salcete’ and the only rival to Calangute by its scenic splendor. In Colva sand, sea and sky blend in enchanting natural harmony. It consists of excellent accommodation facilities at the tourist cottages. It is evening and weekend days destination for the natives. While driving to Colva from Marmagoa you pass through the large Church of Our Lady of Mercy, Nossa Senhora das Merces, built in 1630 and re-built in the 18th century. It is at heart of the longest unbroken stretch of beach in Goa from Marmagoa to Cabo de Rama. Colva is pleasant and convenient place to stay giving an opportunity to swim safely. Colva is the oldest, largest and the most spectacular beaches of South Goa. In contrast to overcrowded beaches like Anjuna or Miramar brimming with locals and tourists, the Colva beach comes as a pleasant surprise with its laid back ambiance and relatively sparse crowd. The unspoiled environment can be ascribed to the fact that Colva has been one of the later ones off the block, with the necessary tourism infrastructure coming up only lately. All these attributes make Colva beach an ideal place to unwind & rejuvenate amidst captivating surroundings. edit delete
Betalbatim Beach November-01 March-31
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An approximate 15 minutes walk towards north from Colva beach will lead you to Betalbatim Beach. It is located right in between Majorda and Colva Beaches and is a very quiet and a secluded beach in Goa. Betalbatim Beach appeal to those looking for a quiet holiday in Goa. Betalbatim Beach is 5 miles from Benaulim town in South Goa, India. It is a quite and clean beach comparing to Calangute or Colva beaches. Betalbatim is one of the quieter beaches that has somehow managed to get its fair share of development. Surprisingly a beach so well developed still managing to hold on to its title of being lonely and secluded, Betalbatim has won the hearts of tourists and has earned an ardent bunch of loyalists flocking the beach time and again. Dolphins are a common site near the shores of Betalbatim and the local fishermen offer a ride to the tourists to catch a glimpse of the Dolphins, albeit for a small price. All you need to do is ask! All thanks to its seclusion, you can go for a peaceful walk across the shore and enjoy a day at the spa at one of the various luxurious resorts situated around Betalbatim. edit delete
Sinquerim Beach November-01 March-31
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Located about 13 kms away from Panaji, the Sinquerim Beach is a 30 stretch in North Goa, It is an ideal location for a getaway. It is way quieter than other beaches of Goa and it offers stunningly beautiful and calm surroundings. Blue sea on one side and dense coconut trees on the other side beautifies the glory of this incredible beach of Goa. Sinquerim located 13 km from Panaji is one of the best beaches in Goa where one can enjoy water-skiing, para-sailing, fishing, scuba diving and windsurfing. Sinquerim is a beach village in North Goa famous for Sinquerim Beach, Aguada Fort and the Sunburn Festival. Along with one of the best beaches in Goa, Sinquerim does have a lot of other tourist attractions that include Fort Aguada, Aguada Lighthouse, Watersports, Boat Rides, Banana boat ride, Water scooters rentals and Para sailing. For those seeking to escape stressful city lives, Sinquerim offers an affordable and easily accessible getaway in Goa that is close to nightlife and activities. From historical forts to world class restaurants, superclubs to solitary sunsets, Sinquerim has plenty to keep you busy. edit delete
Arossim Beach November-01 March-31
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The Arossim beach is located close to Velsao beach and Utorda beach in Southern Goa. It is a place for party seekers and nightlife enthusiasts. During day time it is a hot spot for adventure seekers too, water sport activities like water surfing, scooting and sailing are the major attractions. Arossim Beach is difficult to distinguish from the neighboring Cuelim and Cansaulim Beach resorts which are actually its natural extension in the north direction. All these three beaches belong to the territory of Cansaulim Village, located in Salcette Taluk (Salcette region) in South Goa. To the south from Arossim resort you can find two world famous beaches of Utorda and Majorda which are stretching alongside the sea coastline. The distance from Arossim Beach to Margao, the main city of the region is about 12 km, and the distance from the resort to Dabolim International Airport is about 16 km. Arossim Beach is a perfect place for tourists who are trying to escape from noisy overcrowded cities and crazy, rapidly-flying everyday life and spend their holidays lying on the beach under tender sunbeams, swimming in warm ocean waters and taking water sports exercises. edit delete
Dona Paula Beach November-01 March-31
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Dona Paula is considered to be a beach for lovers because of a tragic incident associated with this beach. The beach is named after a girl “Dona Paula de Menzes”, who was the daughter of the Viceroy, who fell in love with a local fisher man and wanted to marry him. She could not marry the fisherman and committed suicide at this place. Since then the beach is regarded as a symbol of love. It is 7 km from the state capital Panaji. Dona Paula Beach is an idyllic picturesque spot and gives a fine view of the Zuari River and Marmagoa Harbour. This is an idyllic spot to relax and sunbathe Water scootering facility is very popular at this beach. The beach is near the rocky point between the Mandovi and the Zuari. At the Dona Paula Bay, two of Goa’s famous rivers meet the Arabian Sea. The beach is named after Dona Paula de Menezes and is also called the ‘Lovers Paradise’ due to a myth attached to the place. Cabo Raj Bhavan, the official residence of the Governor of Goa is situated on the westernmost tip of Dona Paula. One of the most well-known among Goa beaches, the Dona Paula beach attracts tourists with its scenic landscape dotted with palm trees and casuarina groves. Apart from legends and spirits, Dona Paula's claim to fame is its popularity as a shooting destination for Bollywood movies. Bigshots of the film industry throng this beach in search of picturesque locales. edit delete
Candolim Beach November-01 March-31
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Candolim Beach is situated in the northern side of Goa. Candolim is the best beach if you want solitary moments from the hustle and bustle of Aguada beach though not offering too much of facilities. There is delicious and quality food complemented by long and straight beach backed by scrub-covered dunes with little shelter. Candolim is a place for those who have come on a vacation to forget the tensions of their daily life and intend to spend their time relaxing and rejuvenating. 14 km away from Panjim lies the beautiful and pristine beach called Candolim Beach. Perfect for honeymooners and people who just want to get laid, relax and enjoy. Away from the city’s hustle and bustle Candolim beach also provides a wide range of water sports and other activities like Yoga and meditation. All you need is a mat and a beach umbrella and you can spend the entire day sipping in the delights of nature. The surroundings are so calm and serene that you can even indulge in yoga and meditation. The Candolim Beach is a part of a long extension of beach coastline along the Arabian Sea that begins at Fort Aguada and ends at Chapora Beach. This place is also famous as it is the birth place of Abba Faria, considered to be one of Goan freedom fighters and the Father of Hypnotism. There are a number of buses that help people reach Candolim from Mapusa and Calangute. The nearest interstate bus station is at Mapusa, which is the KTC bus station. Buses from Panjim stops frequently, at the bus stand opposite to the Casa Sea Shell.The Dabolim airport provide the connectivity through air. edit delete
Benaulim Beach November-01 March-31
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The Benaulim Beach can also be called the Fishing Paradise, and it is probably the quietest beach of North Goa. The beach still falls under the “undiscovered destination” and thus should be expected to be less crowded, less polluted, clean and calm. As you move 2 km further from the Colva Beach, you will come across the magnificent Benaulim Beach. As per Hindu mythology, it was here that the arrow of Lord Parasurama landed on earth, when he was creating Goa. The Portuguese corrupted the original name 'Banali', in Sanskrit, and named the beach as 'Benualim'. Benaulim Beach abounds in natural beauty as well as serenity. It is the perfect place to forget all the worldly tensions and indulge yourself. Though a fishing destination, it is still left largely unexplored by the domestic tourists of India. Just like the other beaches of Goa, Benaulim Beach also has a string of snack joints, serving delicious food. The village of Benualim is as popular as the beach is. Its rosewood furniture and exquisite carvings are renowned throughout the country. There are a number of tourist spots near the beach. One of them is the 'Church of St John the Baptist', which lies on a hill just beyond the village. The major attractions of the church include its exquisite architecture, based on the type Goan Christian style, and the Feast of St. John the Baptist (Sao Joao). edit delete
Agonda Beach November-01 March-31
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Agonda beach is probably the most famous beach in south Goa. The beach has a 3 km long coastline. Unlike the Anjuna, Vagator and Baga Beach, Agonda beach is perfect for tourist willing to spend a lonesome holidays away from the crowd and close to nature. The Agonda beach is a silent and calm one and the most preferred for all the nature lovers. Sprawling over a stretch of three kilometers of golden sand, the Agonda beach is a haven for the loners, the ones always carving for solitude. Virtually deserted all the time, one can enjoy complete seclusion in the Agonda beach. Fringed with a shady curtain of lovely palm trees, one will have only the seas and the sand for company here. The nearby Cabo da Rama fort is a major attraction for tourists descending on Agonda beach. The fort, now in a state of ruins, houses the beautiful church of Santo Antonio. The village of Agonda is typical of a small fishing village and is surrounded by about 120 acres of forest. Unlike other beaches in Goa, there is a conspicuous absence of the customary souvenir shops and food stalls. Adventurous souls looking for some nocturnal adventure can hire a tent and camp for the night. edit delete
Anjuna Beach November-01 March-31
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Anjuna is one of the best beaches of Goa. It is famous for its trans parties, wide range of water sports and unlimited fun. Another thing that makes it a popular beach destination is its flea market. You’ll be surprised to see the diverse variety of goods sold at this place. The craziest beach in terms of party and unlimited fun. Anjuna beach is famous for its trance parties and wide range of water sports that it offers to all its visitors. The This beach is meant for all the party hoppers looking for unlimited Fun and masti. Located 18 km from state capital Panaji, the Anjuna beach enjoys an iconic status for its notorious trance parties and the exotic Wednesday flea market. Throbbing with a multitude of activities, this palm-fringed beach draws tourists and backpackers from all over the world. If you love to frolic in the sea and crave for a bath in the azure waters, Anjuna beach in Goa is the ideal place for you. The rocky promontory at the southern end of the Anjuna beach keeps the sea calm and you can safely take your plunge. Anjuna is well known for its famous flea market that burst at the seams with an astounding variety of items ranging from artifacts to imported electric gadgets. The flea market is held on Wednesdays and if you are an old hand in the bargaining game, chances are that you will walk away with a handsome deal. The Anjuna beach is located 8 km west of Mapusa town and 18 km from Panaji, the state capital. Anjuna beach is well connected by regular state and private buses from Panjim and Mapusa. Tourists can also hire motorcycle taxis and auto-rickshaws from Mapusa to reach Anjuna. The nearest railway station is at Karmali 11 km away from Panaji and 29 km from Anjuna. edit delete
Baga Beach November-01 March-31
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Baga Beach is a popular beach destination amongst foreign tourist for its authentic continental food restaurants. Beach shacks are the best place to try delicious sea food and authentic Goan cuisine which is another popular attraction at Baga Beach. It is located in between the two famous beaches Anjuna and Calangute. The Baga beach is located in between the two famous beaches Anjuna and Calangute. The beach has various restaurants that provide delicious & authentic Goan cuisine. Baga Beach, situated at a distance of approximately 10 km from Mapusa, is one of the most magnificent beaches of Goa. It is considered to be just an extension of the famous Calangute Beach, but is much less crowded than the latter. Infact, it has a number of secluded and peaceful nooks and corners, where one can just laze around and relax. Baga Beach falls on the west coast of Goa, along the mighty Arabian Sea. The rock-strewn and wooded headland of the beach seems to be dipped in an air of tranquility. Though a part of Calangute Beach, Baga boasts of much more variety in its natural beauty. It is the pure and untouched beauty of the beach that draws a large number of tourists, from India as well as abroad. edit delete
Calangute Beach November-01 March-31
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Calangute is one of the most happening and the top rated beaches in Goa. The adjoining beaches are on the top list of every traveler coming to Goa. Both these beaches are located in North Goa. The beach side is jeweled with hundreds of shacks and restaurants. The the coastline is dotted with beach chairs lined up in hundreds. These two beaches are the most visited beaches of Goa. Thousands of tourist come here each year. Calangute is Goa's flagship beach and it plays an irreplaceable role in the state's tourism sweepstakes. Stretching over an expanse of seven kilometers, Calangute beach is known by the sobriquet the 'Queen of Beaches' for its pre-eminence among the scenic beaches that dot the Goan landscape. Due to its extreme popularity, Calangute beach beckons tourists and backpackers from all over the world. Die hard shoppers can look for an exciting time in the Kashmiri-run handicraft boutiques and Tibetan stalls selling Himalayan curios and jewellery. While enjoying a day in Calangute, one is unfailingly struck by the paradox that the beach itself has nothing much to offer with sand contaminated with red soil and the beach dropping steeply into the sea. Calangute beach is located 9 m from Mapusa while Panaji is 16 km away. Buses run frequently to Calangute from Mapusa and Panaji. You can also hire taxis or motorcycles from Mapusa to reach Calangute beach. edit delete
Palolem Beach November-01 March-31
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One of the prominent beaches in the South Goa beach circuit, the crescent-shaped Palolem beach is well-known for its sweeping expanse of silvery sand and idyllic surroundings. Palolem beach is another top rated and one of the most beautiful beaches in Goa. The sea at Palolem beach is usually calm and quiet. It offers a mesmerizing view of idyllic sea with a gently sloping bed which allows you to walk up to 100 m out from the beach. Another thing that adds to the beauty of Palolem beach are the sea side hut and shacks. You can hire these huts for a day. The price ranges between Rs.150 – Rs.400. However, if you want, there are other accommodations options available which have more facilities than these beach huts. With the majestic Western Ghats hills rising in the backdrop, the palm-fringed Palolem beach presents an enchanting spectacle. The scenic beauty of the beach fetched it an appearance in the film 'The Bourne Supremacy' (2004) where it is shown as the Indian residence of Jason Bourne (Matt Damon). Compared to some of the prominent beaches of North Goa, the Palolem beach is relatively secluded in nature and sparsely inhabited. Palolem is a fishing beach and one can see fishermen venturing into the high seas in their fishing boats. There is an abundance of Dolphins in this area and enthusiastic tourists often hop onto fishing boats with a hope of spotting them. edit delete
Vagator Beach November-01 March-31
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Another very popular beach in North Goa is the Vagator Beach. The main attraction of the beach is the red colored laterite cliffs backing its sandy strip. Another reason Vagator beach is famous for is its trans parties. The laid back atmosphere of the day dramatically transforms into crazy party hub where most of the tourists are young European & Indian travelers. Accommodation here is not an issue. Vagator has plenty of staying options right from basic backpacker places to budget hotel to luxury resorts. It is located in North Goa and is a beautiful holiday destination. A little laid back as compared to other famous beaches of Goa. It was earlier predominantly frequented by western backpacker only. However it is now popular with Indian tourists as well. The best attraction of this beaches is watching sun set from the rock. The Vagator Beach lies in the North Goa at a distance of 24 km from the capital city of Goa, Panjim or Panji. If compared to Anjuna Beach, the Vagator beach is lot more quieter and less populated. A good place to shop and collect souvenirs. Although Vagator beach cannot match upto the popularity commanded by its illustrious neighbours, the secluded nature of the beach makes it the perfect destination for a tranquil holiday with only sun, sand and sea for company. The confluence of golden sand doted with black lava rocks and swaying coconut and palm trees provides for an idyllic getaway. The red-laterite structure of the 500-year-old Chapora Fort located nearby presents an enchanting backdrop. edit delete
Varca Beach November-01 March-31
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Varca as compared to other Goan beaches is not that commercialized yet it gives you an opportunity to calm and quiet surroundings. It is one amongst the virgin beaches of Goa, hence managed to retain the beauty. The best attraction here is Dolphin watching. Regular services take people on a boat ride to show them dolphins. There are number of staying options available near Varca beaches, so accommodation is not an issue. However, in peak season, it is better if you book it well in advance. The best time to visit Varca Beach is from November to March. The beauty of nature, combined with the melodious gushing of the aqua waters, makes the experience of visiting the beach a memorable one. The palm-thatched houses of the fishermen, which line the Varca Beach of India manage to give it a different look altogether. Adding to the splendor are the black lava rocks that seem to be dotting the landscape. Varca beach is the perfect place for those who want to spend time in peace. Varca is also a calm and silent beach as compared to other popular beaches of Goa. The nearest beach to Varca is the Benaulim Beach. The scenic beauty of the beach is so amazing and mesmerizing that it’ll remain in your heart and mind for lifelong. edit delete
Aguada Beach September-01 March-31
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Located about 4km away from Sinquerim beach in North Goa lies this picturesque beach names Aguada. The beach is clean and is perfect for people who love beaches and water sports. you can spend a whole day here at Aguada Beach. You can also participate in various activities that take place here. The main attraction of this beach is the Aguada fort which is located right on the shore giving a pristine view of the Arabian ocean and the scenic surroundings. Aguada beach is the best illustration of fusion of Portuguese architecture and spectacular sea shore beauty at the tourist paradise Goa. Aguada beach is located on merging point of Mandovi river with Arabian sea, close to capital city Panaji and accessible from famous Calangute beach. Goa has a tropical climate i.e hot and humid in summers and pleasant and refreshing cool in winters. edit delete
Sawantwadi November-01 February-29
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Sawantwadi is a beautiful picturesque town located in Sindhudurg district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Sawantwadi is known for its wooden toys and models thanks to an active woodcraft industry. It is also becoming a major tourist attraction. Sawantwadi was previously known as Sunderwadi and many of the locales still refer it as Sawantwadi. The name Sawantwadi came into the practice because of the surname of the state's ruling family of Khem-sawants. The palace was earlier located on Narendra hill. Khemsawant III constructed the existing palace in late 18th century (1755–1803), and Moti-Talao (Talao-lake) was built in front in 1874. The name Sunderwadi literally translates as a beautiful locality. Today, the town is known for its beautiful beaches and the water sports facilities. Sawantwadi is also one of the oldest civilization in the state of Maharashtra. The most popular Attractions of the town is the Moti lake located right in the center of the town. The beach town, Sawantwadi is flanked by Arabian sea on one side and the hills on the other. The town is also popular for its wooden toys and Ganjifa art (lace work). The wooden toys made here are sold all over India. The best season to visit Sawantwadi is from the month of November to February i.e during winter. The climate during these months is pleasant and calm. As it is a coastal town, the summers here are really hot. The maximum temperature here is above 35 degree centigrade. Despite being hot & humid, many tourists prefer to visit Sawantwadi in this season because of the school vacations. This area receives heavy rainfall and is not generally visited by many tourists. But you can make an exception and still visit this place during heavy rains. You will be treated to scenic view and great deals on accommodation and sight-seeing. edit delete
Sinhagad Fort July-01 October-31
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Sinhagad Fort, though in ruins, is still a beautiful place for history buffs. If you want to know about Pune's history, then a visit to Sinhagad Fort is a must. Sinhagad is the tomb of Tanaji, Shivaji’s favorite general. Tanaji died here in the year 1670 after a successful bid to capture the fort. As per legends, Tanaji and his men climbed the unprotected near-perpendicular face of the hill. He is said to climb up with the help of Ghorpad 'Indian Iguana' also a local species of lizard. The lizard, named Yashwanti, anchored herself to a crevice in the rock face with strength enough for 300 troops to climb the fort! Siinhagad Fort is located on a hill top, hence it offers an amazing view of the Pune city. Sinhagad is also a popular trekking site as the fort is located at a height of 700 meters and has an interesting track which is an experience to explore. At Sinhagad fort you get to eat one of the most delicious Pithla Bhakri (a local Maharashtrian cuisine) along with fresh buttermilk which is available at the road side shops at the fort base. A visit to Sinhagad is a good experience in all seasons. However, if you really want to see the beauty of the place, visit Sinhagad during or post monsoon season i.e. from July to October. edit delete
Shimoga October-01 March-31
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Shimoga is a beautiful town in the Indian state of Karnataka. A picturesque district with mesmerizing landscapes, waterfalls, green forests, river valleys and fields. Shimoga is the cultural capital of Karnataka which is officially renamed as Shivamogga. The city lies on the banks of Tunga River and is the gateway for the hilly region of the Western Ghats. Shimoga is also popularly nicknamed as "Gateway of Malnad". According to history, the name is derived from "Shiva-Mukha" meaning 'Face of Shiva' i.e. 'Shivana Mogu'. The best season to visit Shimoga is the winter season i.e. from the month of October to March. The summers in Shimoga are hot and generally avoided by the tourists. The month of March marks the start of summer season and it lasts till June. Temperature ranges between 20°C to 36°C during these months. Shimoga experiences monsoons between the months of July to September. Heavy rainfall is the characteristic of the region. The Month of December marks the start of winter season in Shimoga. Temperature ranges between a comfortable 25°C to 37°C. Winters last till February in Shimoga. This is one of the best seasons to visit Shimoga as the place seems washed and beautiful after the rains. The nearest airport to Shimoga is at Hubli which is at a distance of 165 Km. Other airports accessible from Shimoga are Mangalore (200 Km) and Bangalore (274 Kms). Shimoga has its own rail head and is well connected to Bangalore and Mysore by regular trains. Though connection with other cities of India is less. Shimoga is connected by NH 206 to the capital city Bangalore. Distance between the two cities is 274 km and can be covered in about 6 hrs. There are regular buses between the two cities. Shimoga can also be approached from Mangalore and Udupi. The entire route is quite picturesque. edit delete
Yumthang Valley February-01 June-30
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Yumthang Valley also offers views of a stunning array of peaks with Pauhunri and Shundu Tsenpa. The best season for visiting the valley starts in late February and continues up to mid June, when thousands of colourful flowers are in full bloom. However, to enjoy a clear sky and brilliant view of snow-capped mountains, the September – December season would be ideal. During the summer months, villagers take their cattle to these heights to graze (a practice known as yaylagpastoralism). In view of increasing number of tourists, there is possibility of environmental degradation in the near future. A number of hot springs are scattered in the valley providing an unexpected opportunity to feel the warmth of the water even in freezing temperature. Rich in sulfur these springs are believed to have miraculous healing power. There is no accommodation available at the valley. Visitors may stay at Lachung from where the valley is about an hours drive. Accommodation in Lachung is basic and can not be compared to other destinations in Sikkim. Lachung has been described as the “most picturesque village of Sikkim” by British explorer Joseph Dalton Hooker in his definitive, The Himalayan Journal (1855). The road to Yumthang from Gangtok follows the Teesta River, crossing a spectacular gorge over the Rang Rang suspension bridge. The last major town is Chungthang about from where Lachung is an hours drive where tourists stay overnight. The experience of visiting Yumthang Valley should not be missed. From the beautiful drive through breathtaking forests, the awe-inspiring views of the mountain ranges and peaks, the added attraction of staying at the wonderful hamlet of Lachung, and finally the incredible Yumthang Valley itself. edit delete
Nubra Valley April-01 June-30
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Nubra Valley is a quintessential and seren montaneous desert located in north of Leh across the Khardung La (pass) at 5,578 metres along the highest motorable road in the world. The place looks totally out of the world with its long stretches of sand dunes and stark boulder-strewn plains that look almost extra-terrestrial. Nubra Valley is absolutely different to other Himalayan Valleys. It is located at a high altitude where the average is 10,000 ft. i.e. 3048 metres above the sea level. Nubra is a dry valley painted turquoise by shimmering rivers which is impossible to find elsewhere. A unique picturesque locations that comprises of captivating scenes and serenity. Around Nubra, there are many beautiful Monasteries and other locations that you must checkout when you visit Nubra. One such location that you must visit during your stay at Nubra is a place called Diskit. Diskit is the capital of Nubra located about 150 km north from Leh town, the capital of Ladakh. Numbra is a cold desert just like other Tibetan Plateau. There are two main seasons to visit Nubra i.e. from April to June and September to October. April to June is a warmer climate when the sun shines bright and keeps you warm during the day. From September to October, the region often closes down due to excessive snowfall and or rains. edit delete
Lonar Lake November-01 January-31
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Lonar Crater is the worlds oldest and largest crater located in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Lonar is situated around 550 km from Mumbai, around 160 km from Aurangabad and around 140 km southeast of the famous Ajanta Caves. Lonar Lake is a saltwater lake at Lonar in Buldana district, Maharashtra, India, which was created by a meteor hitting the Earth during the Pleistocene Epoch. A lake that evolved in the resulting basaltic rock formation, is both saline and alkaline in nature. Geologists, ecologists, archaeologists, naturalists and astronomers have reported several studies on the various aspects of this crater lake ecosystem. It is surrounded by forests with a large variety of birds, particularly peacocks, owls, red-wattled lapwings and ducks. In the lonar sarovar there are number of medicinal and aromatic plants observed. The best time to visit Lonar crater lake is during winter season i.e. from the month of November to January. It is the ideal time as the climate is soothing and you can enjoy one full day at this location. March to May is the summer season which is dramatically hot and the heat is unbearable here. the temperature during summers may rise above 42 degrees centigrade. June to September, Lonar town witnesses moderate rainfall, so if you have plans to explore the region, rains may play a spoilsport. edit delete
Murud September-01 February-29
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Murud is one of the most popular beach town in the state of Maharashtra. Murud - Janjira, a peaceful fishing village with a pretty seashore and a helter-skelter of wooden cottages. Murud is the fishing village and Murud Janjira is the local name for a fort situated on an island just off the coastal village of Murud, in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. It was occupied by the Siddis and is famous for being the only fort along India's Western coast that remained undefeated despite Dutch, Maratha and English East India Company attacks. Murud-Janjira Fort is situated on an oval-shaped rock off the Arabian Sea coast near the port town of Murud, 165 km (103 mi) south of Mumbai. Janjira is considered one of the strongest marine forts in India. The fort is approached by sailboats from Rajapuri jetty. The main gate of the fort faces Rajapuri on the shore and can be seen only when one is about 40 feet away from it . The best time to visit Murud Janjira is during the summer and winter months from September to June when the temperature ranges between 15°C and 32°C. However, being a coastal region, many people avoid visiting Murud Janjira during summers because of the high humidity levels. It is also advisable to avoid visiting this place during the monsoon months, from July to September, when you cannot go for sightseeing or take part in outdoor/adventure activities. edit delete
Bhandardara October-01 February-29
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Bhandardara is small & beautiful hill station located near Mumbai and Pune. The quintessential hill station is located in Sahyadri hill range in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra state. It stands at an elevation of 750 m above sea level and is home to rich fauna and flora. There is a variety of attractions in Bhandardara for the tourists. You can find serene, calm lake surrounded by hills, waterfalls, dam, forts, valley and much more in Bhadardara. Bhandardara is located about 180 kms away from Mumbai and 163 kms away from Pune. Unlike other hill stations, Bhandardara is not cool during summers. During the summer season, from March to May, it is very hot and dry with temperature rising up to 40 °C. It is pleasant to visit during monsoon season i.e. mid July to early September, but there are some people who advise to avoid monsoon season as well because of the rise in humidity. They suggest post monsoon season to be the best time to visit Bhandardara. edit delete
Humayun's Tomb October-01 March-31
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Humayun's Tomb is a famous landmark in Delhi, which established some essential norms for later Mughal mausoleums in India. Humayun's Tomb was the first garden tomb in India. The structure stands in the middle of a Carbaug garden ( four garden) made in typical of Persian gardens style with quadrilateral layout and was the first of its kind in the South Asia and India. Late afternoon is the best time to visit Humayun's tomb all through the year. But to witness best of Humayun's Tomb, you must visit between October to March. These are months when the climate is pleasant and you won't feel too uncomfortable. The summer months i.e. April to July should be avoided as Delhi has one of the hottest climate to bear with. edit delete
Humayun's Tomb October-01 March-31
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Humayun's Tomb is a famous landmark in Delhi, which established some essential norms for later Mughal mausoleums in India. Humayun's Tomb was the first garden tomb in India. The structure stands in the middle of a Carbaug garden ( four garden) made in typical of Persian gardens style with quadrilateral layout and was the first of its kind in the South Asia and India. Late afternoon is the best time to visit Humayun's tomb all through the year. But to witness best of Humayun's Tomb, you must visit between October to March. These are months when the climate is pleasant and you won't feel too uncomfortable. The summer months i.e. April to July should be avoided as Delhi has one of the hottest climate to bear with. edit delete
Humayun's Tomb October-01 March-31
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Humayun's Tomb is a famous landmark in Delhi, which established some essential norms for later Mughal mausoleums in India. Humayun's Tomb was the first garden tomb in India. The structure stands in the middle of a Carbaug garden ( four garden) made in typical of Persian gardens style with quadrilateral layout and was the first of its kind in the South Asia and India. Late afternoon is the best time to visit Humayun's tomb all through the year. But to witness best of Humayun's Tomb, you must visit between October to March. These are months when the climate is pleasant and you won't feel too uncomfortable. The summer months i.e. April to July should be avoided as Delhi has one of the hottest climate to bear with. edit delete
Humayun's Tomb October-01 March-31
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Humayun's Tomb is a famous landmark in Delhi, which established some essential norms for later Mughal mausoleums in India. Humayun's Tomb was the first garden tomb in India. The structure stands in the middle of a Carbaug garden ( four garden) made in typical of Persian gardens style with quadrilateral layout and was the first of its kind in the South Asia and India. Late afternoon is the best time to visit Humayun's tomb all through the year. But to witness best of Humayun's Tomb, you must visit between October to March. These are months when the climate is pleasant and you won't feel too uncomfortable. The summer months i.e. April to July should be avoided as Delhi has one of the hottest climate to bear with. edit delete