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3rd May to 9th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Estimated Budget
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INR 29,500 - 44,600View Breakdown

Things to do in Goa, India in May

Day 1 - Friday 3rd, May
morning -

Arrive in Goa by train and check into the hotel. Head to Baga Beach for some morning beach exploration and water sports activities.

afternoon -

Enjoy a seafood lunch at Britto's, a popular beach shack known for its delicious Goan cuisine.

evening -

Explore the vibrant Anjuna Flea Market for some souvenir shopping and a taste of the local culture.

Day 2 - Saturday 4th, May
morning -

Embark on a thrilling train journey from Goa to Castle Rock railway station for the Dudhsagar trek.

afternoon -

Hike through the picturesque Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary to reach Dudhsagar Waterfalls and enjoy an adventurous swim.

evening -

Have a traditional Goan dinner at the nearby village and take the train back to Goa in the evening.

Day 3 - Sunday 5th, May
morning -

Indulge in some beach sports at Calangute Beach such as parasailing, jet skiing, and beach volleyball.

afternoon -

Take a boat trip to Grand Island for snorkeling and banana boat rides in the Arabian Sea.

evening -

Experience a beachside BBQ dinner at Curlies, a popular shack with a laid-back atmosphere and live music.

Day 4 - Monday 6th, May
morning -

Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus and Sé Cathedral to explore the rich history and architecture of Old Goa.

afternoon -

Take a guided tour of a spice plantation in Ponda to learn about the cultivation of spices and traditional Goan cooking.

evening -

Enjoy a traditional Goan thali (platter) for dinner at Viva Panjim, a charming restaurant known for its authentic Goan cuisine.

Weather in Goa, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp26°C to 34°C
Chance of Rain60%

May is a hot and humid month in Goa, with average temperatures ranging from 26 to 34 degrees Celsius. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Goa, India

Clothing & Apparel

T-shirts -

Light and breathable cotton or linen t-shirts are recommended for comfort and breathability.

Shorts -

Comfortable and lightweight shorts are ideal for the warm weather.

Dress -

A casual sundress or maxi dress is a versatile option for both daytime and evenings.

Light Jacket -

A light jacket or cardigan for cooler evenings or sudden showers.

Swimwear -

If planning on spending time at the beach, pack a swimsuit.


Sunglasses -

Essential for protecting your eyes from the strong sunlight.

Hat -

A wide-brimmed hat will shield your face and neck from the sun.

Scarf -

A lightweight scarf can be used for sun protection, warmth, or as a fashion accessory.

Travel Towel -

A compact and quick-drying travel towel is useful for the beach or after showers.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and Visa -

Ensure your passport and visa are valid and up-to-date.

Money -

Carry a combination of cash and credit cards as some places may not accept cards.

Travel Insurance -

Protect yourself against unforeseen events with travel insurance.

First-Aid Kit -

Pack a basic first-aid kit for minor emergencies.

Medications -

Bring any necessary prescription medications and over-the-counter medications.

Good to Have

Travel Pillow -

For added comfort during long train rides.

Reusable Water Bottle -

Stay hydrated by bringing a reusable water bottle.

Book or E-Reader -

For entertainment during downtimes.

Camera -

Capture your travel memories with a camera or smartphone.

Small Umbrella -

For unexpected showers.


Smartphone and Charger -

For communication, navigation, and entertainment.

Power Bank -

Keep your devices charged on the go.

Headphones -

For listening to music or blocking out noise.

Travel Adapter -

Make sure you have the correct travel adapter for India.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are commonly accepted. However, some smaller establishments and street vendors may only accept cash.

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Budget for Goa, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR29,500 - 44,600

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
flight expense
INR 10,000- 15,000
INR 4,800- 7,200
INR 7,200- 10,800
local travelling
INR 3,000- 4,800
INR 1,500- 2,000
INR 3,000- 4,800
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Goa, India
  • Ensure you carry enough cash as some local vendors may not accept cards.

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.