The beach resorts identify this tiny state of India in the lap of Western Ghats. Goa is on International Tourist Map. It is visited most by foreign tourists for its beach resorts which are a hub of activities.
Owing to its situation it is full of greenery and picturesque settings. There are many wildlife sanctuaries besides scenic beaches for tourist interest. These are visited by nature lovers, wildlife photographers and birders. Wide varieties of animals are found in Goa like tiger, leopard, bison, and deer besides many species of birds. The state is also famous for its temples, forts and churches.
The hippie culture was first started in India in Goa by foreign visitors. Later on many cults took shelter in the beaches of Goa some being controversial. Beach parties and jam sessions are activities that attract lots of Goans.
Many small townships with beach resorts and places of interest are the key feature of this state. Panaji is the state capital while Vasco Degama is the largest town. There large number of accommodations available for tourists ranging from budget shacks to five star properties.
Culturally the cuisine is exciting sea food that the state is famous for. The fish curry constitutes the staple diet of the locals while wide varieties of recipes entice many tourists to Goa. Art and Dance form are popular in Goa and there are many.
Goa is well connected with Mumbai and New Delhi and other major towns. Roads, Rail and Flights provide the necessary connection.