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24th May to 30th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Goa, India in May

Day 1 - Friday 24th, May
morning -

Depart from Ahmedabad for Goa by train - Madgaon Express

afternoon -

Enjoy the scenic train journey and have a packed lunch on the way

evening -

Arrive in Madgaon, Goa and check into a budget backpacker hostel like Jungle Hostel

Day 2 - Saturday 25th, May
morning -

Visit the Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary and take a nature walk

afternoon -

Head to Galgibaga Beach for some peaceful time and fresh seafood at the beach shacks

evening -

Watch the sunset at Cabo de Rama Fort and have dinner at a local dhaba like Cristiano's

Day 3 - Sunday 26th, May
morning -

Explore Butterfly Beach for a beautiful sunrise and sea exploration

afternoon -

Relax at Patnem Beach and try the local Goan cuisine at Sunset Canopy

evening -

Have a peaceful evening at Galjibag Beach and try the seafood at Swallow's Nest

Day 4 - Monday 27th, May
morning -

Visit the Naval Aviation Museum to explore the history of Indian naval aviation

afternoon -

Explore the old Latin quarters of Fontainhas and have a traditional Goan thali at Viva Panjim

evening -

Attend an evening mass at the Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception and have dinner at Vinayak Family Restaurant

Day 5 - Tuesday 28th, May
morning -

Visit the Arambol Beach for some yoga and relaxation

afternoon -

Explore the Arambol Sweet Water Lake and indulge in some street food along the Arambol Market

evening -

Relax and enjoy a sunset at Morjim Beach and have dinner at La Plage for some great French cuisine

Day 6 - Wednesday 29th, May
morning -

Explore the Dudhsagar Waterfalls and take a refreshing dip in the natural pool

afternoon -

Visit the Sahakari Spice Farm to learn about spices and have a traditional Goan meal

evening -

Experience a local music and dance performance at the Tiatr Academy, followed by a dinner at Martin's Corner

Day 7 - Thursday 30th, May
morning -

Relax at Palolem Beach and do some souvenir shopping at the local flea market

afternoon -

Check out of the hostel and head to Madgaon Railway Station for the return journey to Ahmedabad

evening -

Depart from Madgaon for Ahmedabad by train - Madgaon Express

Weather in Goa, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp26°C to 32°C
Chance of Rain30%
SeasonSummer

Goa experiences a tropical climate with hot and humid conditions in May. Expect sunny days with occasional showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Goa, India

Clothing & Apparel

Light, breathable clothing -

Cotton or linen fabrics are ideal for the warm and humid climate.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the beaches and sights.

Swimsuit -

If you plan on spending time at the beach.

Light jacket or cardigan -

For evenings or cooler weather.

Hat and sunglasses -

To protect yourself from the sun.

Accessories

Sunscreen -

With a high SPF to protect your skin from the strong sun.

Insect repellent -

To keep away mosquitoes and other insects.

Small first-aid kit -

For minor injuries or emergencies.

Universal travel adapter -

To charge your electronics.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if required) -

Essential for international travel.

Cash and credit cards -

Local currency and internationally accepted cards are recommended.

Travel insurance -

To protect yourself against unexpected events.

Important documents (copies) -

Keep copies of your passport, visa, and other important documents separate from the originals.

Travel-sized toiletries -

To comply with airline carry-on restrictions.

Good to have

Snorkel or dive gear -

If you plan on exploring the underwater world.

Small towel -

For quick drying after swimming or showering.

Guidebook or travel app -

For information on local attractions and activities.

Camera -

To capture your travel memories.

Local SIM card or Wi-Fi device -

For staying connected.

Electronics

Smartphone -

Essential for communication, navigation, and entertainment.

Power bank -

To keep your electronics charged.

Travel-friendly headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts on the go.

E-reader or tablet -

For entertainment and reading.

Action camera or drone (optional) -

For capturing unique footage of your adventures.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are widely accepted in Goa. However, it's always advisable to carry some local currency for smaller purchases.

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