|Goa at A Glance
The beaches of Goa are the highlights of travel in this state, making
Goa the premier beach vacation destination.
The people of Goa love to sing and dance. Songs and dance are part
of every Goan's life.
One of the best destination in India. Goa presents an ideal profile
to tourism in india.
Do's and Don't
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Goa is safer for you than most other areas tourists frequent around
the world. Violence is rare. Relatively, thefts are lower when compared
to some parts of India and the world. But it's better to be safe than
Documents and Photocopies
International driver's license (if you intend driving around)
Photographs of yourself (for permits, licenses etc.)
Medications (with syringes and prescriptions)
First-aid kit q Water purification tablets
Sun screen (High factor)
Torch with new battery cells
Swiss army knife
Multi-plugs and Adaptors
One set of clothes that covers you (for religious places)
Waterproof cover for camera, extra new battery cells
While most of these are available in Goa from a variety of manufacturers,
both local and international brands, but then the comfort of having your
own trusted brand can sometimes be a major factor in enjoying your holiday.
CDC recommends the following vaccines (Ensure that you take these in advance
to allow them to take effect. Consult your doctor for details.):
Hepatitis A or immune globulin (IG)
Hepatitis B, if you might be exposed to blood (for example, health-care
workers), have sexual contact with the local population, stay longer than
6 months, or be exposed through medical treatment.
Japanese encephalitis, only if you plan to visit rural areas for 4 weeks
or more, except under special circumstances, such as a known outbreak
of Japanese encephalitis.
Rabies, if you might be exposed to wild or domestic animals through your
work or recreation.
Typhoid vaccination is particularly important because of the presence
of S. typhi strains resistant to multiple antibiotics in this region.
As needed, booster doses for tetanus-diphtheria and measles, and a one-time
dose of polio for adults. Hepatitis B vaccine is now recommended for all
infants and for children ages 11-12 years who did not receive the series
To stay healthy in India, CDC recommends the following:
Wash hands often with soap and water.
Drink only bottled or boiled water, or carbonated (bubbly) drinks in cans
or bottles. Avoid tap water, fountain drinks, and ice cubes. If this is
not possible, make water safer by BOTH filtering through an "absolute
1-micron or less" filter AND adding iodine tablets to the filtered
water. "Absolute 1-micron filters" are found in camping/outdoor
Eat only thoroughly cooked food or fruits and vegetables you have peeled
yourself. Remember: boil it, cook it, peel it, or forget it.
If you are going to visit areas where there is risk for malaria, take
your malaria prevention medication before, during, and after travel, as
directed. (See your doctor for a prescription.)
Protect yourself from insects by remaining in well-screened areas, using
repellents (applied sparingly at 4-hour intervals) and permethrin-impregnated
mosquito nets, and wearing long-sleeved shirts and long pants from dusk
To prevent fungal and parasitic infections, keep feet clean and dry, and
do not go barefoot.
Always use latex condoms to reduce the risk of HIV and other sexually
|Goa at A Glance
Goa Offers unforgottable experiences for accommodations. variety
of Five Star,Four Star, Deluxe, & luxury hotels makes this place
unbeleveable to stay.
Spending your holidays in Goa is the another world class experiences
in traveling. Goa is a worth visit place in india.
Taj & other five Star Hotels in Goa offers various seasonal
holiday packages time to time.
Goa is famous for fantastic sunny & sandy Beaches. Take a tours
to goa and explore everything it has.
Goa experiences a lovely & relaxing climate. Just the type needed
for you to chill out and have some fun.
Church building was one of the main occupations of the early Portuguese
and in fact one of Vasco da Gama's main missions for finding the
sea route to India.
Goa is the home of the famous Vindaloo, originally an extra-hot
and sour pork curry, but now made with a variety of meat and fish.