- By - Srishti Bajaj
- On - 2022-01-29
Why Is Goa The Best Destination In Southern India To Visit This Christmas
Christmas is truly a magical time. However, with so many people calling the time magical, it has lost some of its charm, or maybe it’s because, in most parts of our beautiful country, we only get to see the commercial side of Christmas.
Lit-up malls, crowded shopping districts, and Christmas house parties don’t even begin distilling the true festive spirit of Christmas. If you agree and are tired of following the same old routine to celebrate Christmas, you’re in for a treat and perhaps, a surprise.
In this article, we’re taking the road less traveled. We’re going to ignore the long list of snowy destinations that most of us have come to associate with Christmas and talk about an unlikely place.
Well, sort of.
We’re talking about Goa. When one thinks about Christmas festivities, sandy beaches and sunny days are not what most people imagine. However, what most of us forget is that in Goa, a fourth of the total population is that of Christians. In other words, even though Goa isn’t exactly a winter wonderland, it is safe to assume that Goans know a thing or two about celebrating Christmas right.
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Regardless of what your idea of Christmas is, Goa has something festive for every type of traveler.
Don’t take our word for it, read on and find out:
For The Adventure Junkies
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If you are the adventurous type, Christmas parties and lights probably aren’t enough to excite you. While you will find plenty of well-decorated spots and Christmas-themed parties taking place in Goa, you can also find a lot of activities that will feed your adrenaline cravings.
SCUBA Diving At Grande Island
Commonly known as the Bat Island or the Monkey Island, Grande Island is a treasure trove of adventures. However, the most noteworthy has to be the SCUBA diving experience on this island. With crystal clear water and plentiful marine life surrounding it, this may just be one of the best diving spots in our country.
Flyboarding In Chapora River
We’ve all seen the videos of pros flying in the air with the help of powerful water propulsion under their feet. To say that the experience looks exhilarating would be an understatement. Almost all adventure enthusiasts will find this activity on their bucket list, making it a perfect experience to make your Christmas Goa trip all the more special.
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For The History Heads
If you find yourself tired of the loud music played at Goa’s infamous parties, spend some time learning about the heritage that has formed the modern culture of Goa.
Walk Along The Sacred Trail
Become a Goan history expert with this 8-hour long trail that takes you through the different yet important periods in the history of the state. From the Portuguese Inquisitions to the Shivaji Maharaj connection of Goan history, you’ll get to discover heritage sites and the stories that contributed to their importance.
Visit The Most Beautiful Village In The World
‘The most beautiful village in the world may look like a bold claim, but it is definitely true for the Aldona village. Ask any villager and they will confirm that they are the resident