Goa, a state in India with capital city Panaji also known as Panjim, is the smallest but the richest
state of India. Vascoda Gama, the largest city in the states, is about 25 kms (15 miles) from the
capital city. The state has two districts North Goa and South Goa. These cities are well located
for tourism in or around or towards northward or southward coastline formed by the Arabian Sea
stretching about 101 kms (64 miles) and interiors. About 2.5 million tourists including about
400,00 foreigners visit Goa every year. It is a land of swaying palms, miles of golden sandy
beaches, lush greenery, rivers, lakes, rain forests, an incredible cultural heritage, magnificent
churches, temples and monuments with unique cultural synthesis of the east and west. Mumbai
to Panaji distance is about 537 kms (334 miles). Dabolim, the only airport in the state, is located
about 35 kms (22 miles) from the capital city and the state is well connected by roadways,
highways and railway transportation.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, buses, taxis, motorcycles, ferries and tour vehicles.
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is from November to mid-April, mid season May,
September, October and low season June to August.
Weather: Climatological Information Goa, India, source India Meteorological Department.
Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the same city,
town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions. Visit relevant
source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared.
Tour sites and attractions: Beaches, water sports like boating, parasailing, windsurfing, scuba
diving, water skiing, angling, kayaking, dolphin riding, Church of Our Lady of Immaculate
Conception, Altinho the hilly neighborhood, Mahalaxmi Temple, Mimosa Rudica a typical
Portuguese style house, Fontainhas old Latin quarter, State Museum at Patto, Institute Menzes
Braganza Art Gallery, Fort Aquada, Goa State Museum and more.
Tour packages: Air, hotel, auto rental, tour packages by air, road, transfers from airport to hotel
and back, local sightseeing and other combinations.
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