Oct 20th was my birthday as well as DH had presented me a perfect memorable gift - " Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 trip to Goa ". Wow !! i was as well as then overjoyed.It was my outset trip to Goa, as well as i was super excited .Had heard lot close Goa as well as was looking forrard to catch it .Goa is 1 hot happening tourist place.GOA induce got lots as well as lods of things to do
Whenever nosotros intend of traveling, initial homework as well as planning business office is done past times me.I inwards fact bask doing that.So afterward googling many a sites I prepared few draft itineraries n nosotros together finalized our itinerary for the trip every bit below :
Oct 18th, Fri - Departure From bangalore
Oct 19th,Sat - Morning Reach Goa , leisure.Thought nosotros volition excogitation for the solar daytime afterward reaching in that location .
Oct 20th , Sun- North Goa Trip
Oct 21st,Mon - South Goa Trip
Oct 22nd,Tue- First one-half relax,Chk out Room,cover whatever left out identify or striking whatever beach /shopping , Evening Departure from Goa
After finalizing the itinerary, nosotros were pretty much happy every bit nosotros felt nosotros had planned well.
My adjacent task, was to select manner of traveling .. Again my as well as then called R&D started ..
Bangalore to Goa Distance : some 555 kms - 650 kms. Depends on the route you lot choose.
Duration of the journeying : Approx 11-13 hrs
How many of us were traveling - We two as well as our two modest kids..
Modes of traveling Considered :
Flight-felt would live expensive
Car-too long a journeying as well as needs breaks inwards between.Also amongst two kids , felt its hard to proceed them engaged throughout.While traveling amongst kids i prefer nighttime journeying .
Train- didn't instruct ticket.Disappointed .Had heard Traveling to Goa from Bangalore via prepare is an awesome sense every bit the route was really scenic ,You transcend through few lovely tunnels,and most importantly, you lot instruct to come across the Dudhsagar waterfalls from the train.
Bus -So live on chose sleeper rider vehicle over all as well as it was a really very comfortable. The Paulo air conditioning sleeper bus was also expert as well as nosotros all could instruct a expert sleep.Road status was also great.
Ok,so manner of traveling finalized.Before booking rider vehicle tickets, a large major operate was pending.Where to stay? Before nosotros , start searching for accommodation nosotros had to decide, which excogitation to goa,tour to goa,2 days topart of Goa shall nosotros remain ?
North Goa / South Goa?
North Goa - Happening business office ,beach filled amongst activities. Crowded ever .
South Goa- Silent as well as scenic beaches.Less crowded business office .
After few arguments,discussions,comparing pros as well as cons of both places, nosotros live on zeroed on staying inwards North Goa.
Goa is a really modest acre expanse wise.Considering its size, i was thinking finalizing an accommodation would live slow every bit my search was streamlined solely to North Goa. But No .. My God !! i was totally surprised when i striking the search push ..So many options popped !!!I wondered produce fifty-fifty the residents of Goa remain inwards hotel ??!!
Finalizing a hotel was biggest headache.Refined the search,shortlisted a few,spoke to few as well as live on shortlisted - Annapoorna Vishram Dham @ Anjuna Goa.
Oct 18th, Fri :
Finally the D- solar daytime came.All set,bags packed,all excited,we left our domicile to conduct grip of our bus..
At what fourth dimension did rider vehicle go out Bangalore as well as achieve Goa ?
Bus left at 7.15 PM at scheduled fourth dimension from race course of written report route as well as reached Panjim ,Goa at 9.30AM.
Our hotel was 18kms from Panaji.Took a taxi as well as reached hotel where our rooms were booked for adjacent four days.Our accomodation was decent, construct clean as well as good maintained.The staff were obliging as well as at your service always.Food options for vegetarians were less, but OK could manage.Overall nosotros were happy amongst our pick of accommodation as well as would definitely become back!
After freshening,kids wanted to become to pool.Spent a expert fourth dimension playing inwards water, splashing..
Later took a nap as well as were fully energized for our nxt three days inwards Goa... as well as for our 1st finish of the trip...
Calangute Beach :
We reached Calangute beach at abt 4.30 PM .The street was bustling amongst visitors all about the world,with shops selling all fancy things .I was tempted past times all those shops as well as immediately away wanted to store but the kids had other thoughts.They won as well as nosotros immediately away headed towards beach. Being 1 of the hot spots of Goa,,it was fully crowded. Thankfully, the body of body of water is huge as well as the beach is large as well as then everybody was able to squash in. .Weather was lovely as well as ambiance was perfect for enjoyment .We all thoroughly enjoyed playing inwards H2O , edifice castles etc etc..
|Sunset at Calangute beach|
We don't realize how fourth dimension flies when you lot are having fun as well as it was fourth dimension to quit for the day..end of DAY 1...
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TRIP TO GOA - Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 PERFECT HOLIDAY DESTINATION - PART 2
TRIP TO GOA -A PERFECT HOLIDAY DESTINATION - PART 3
to induce got extra dresses,swim wear,hat,sunglasses as well as a large bottle of Lord's Day hide lotion.Though i was dabbing the sunscreen lotion many a times a day, we couldn't escape the Goa tan :( :( ... The Lord's Day was very harsh though it was Oct ..
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