Travel Itinerary for Goa, India by Trip Garuda
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16th May to 19th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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INR 48,500 - 63,000View Breakdown

Things to do in Goa, India in May

Day 1 - Thursday 16th, May
morning -

Arrival at Goa. Check-in at the hotel and freshen up.

afternoon -

Visit Anjuna Beach to experience the local vibes and enjoy some seaside shacks for lunch.

evening -

Explore the vibrant Anjuna Flea Market for local snacks, handicrafts, and souvenirs.

Day 2 - Friday 17th, May
morning -

Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus and Se Cathedral in Old Goa for a cultural experience and explore local breakfast options nearby.

afternoon -

Indulge in a Goan thali lunch at Viva Panjim restaurant to savor the authentic local cuisine.

evening -

Stroll through Fontainhas, the Latin Quarter of Goa, to witness the vibrant architecture and stop by for some local snacks at Alcove restaurant.

Day 3 - Saturday 18th, May
morning -

Head to Mapusa Market to explore local produce, spices, and snacks for breakfast.

afternoon -

Relax at Calangute Beach and enjoy seafood at a beachside shack for lunch.

evening -

Take a walk along Baga Beach and try some local street food along the way.

Day 4 - Sunday 19th, May
morning -

Explore the vibrant Mapusa Fish Market and savor some local breakfast from nearby street vendors.

afternoon -

Visit the Museum of Christian Art to learn about the local art and culture. Enjoy a delicious Goan lunch at Infantaria restaurant nearby.

evening -

Enjoy a sunset river cruise on the Mandovi River and relish some local seafood at the riverside restaurants.

Weather in Goa, India in Invalid date
Avg Temp25°C to 35°C
Chance of Rain30%

May is a hot and humid month in Goa, with average temperatures ranging from 25 to 35 degrees Celsius. Expect high humidity levels and 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 -

Shorts, T-shirts, and skirts made of cotton or linen are ideal for the warm Goan weather.

Swimwear -

Goa is famous for its beaches, so pack a swimsuit for swimming and sunbathing.

Light jacket or sweater -

Evenings in Goa can be slightly chilly, so bring a light jacket or sweater for warmth.

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking while exploring Goa, so make sure to pack comfortable shoes.

Hat -

A hat will help protect you from the sun's rays.

Sunglasses -

Sunglasses will help protect your eyes from the sun.


Small backpack or daypack -

Handy for carrying your essentials while exploring Goa.

Travel wallet -

Keep your money, cards, and passport safe and organized.

Water bottle -

Stay hydrated by bringing a reusable water bottle.

Sunscreen -

Protect your skin from the sun with sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher.

Insect repellent -

Goa has mosquitoes, so bring insect repellent to avoid bites.

First aid kit -

A basic first aid kit is always a good idea to have on hand for minor injuries.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa -

Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your intended stay in India and that you have the necessary visa if required.

Money and credit cards -

Carry a mix of currency and credit cards for convenience.

Travel insurance -

In case of unexpected events, having travel insurance can provide peace of mind.

Medications -

Pack any essential medications you need, along with a small first aid kit.

Travel documents -

Keep copies of your travel documents, including your passport, visa, and itinerary, separate from the originals.

Good to have

Travel towel -

A quick-drying travel towel can be useful for beach days or hostel showers.

Universal adapter -

If you're bringing electronics from a different country, a universal adapter will ensure you can plug them in.

Camera -

Capture your Goa memories with a camera or smartphone.

Reusable shopping bag -

Help reduce plastic waste by bringing a reusable shopping bag.

Guidebook or travel app -

A guidebook or travel app can provide useful information and tips about Goa.

Hand sanitizer -

Keep your hands clean and germ-free.


Phone and charger -

Stay connected by bringing your phone and charger.

Laptop or tablet -

If you need to work or stay entertained, bring your laptop or tablet.

Travel-friendly headphones -

Enjoy your music or podcasts without disturbing others.

Portable charger -

Keep your electronics powered up with a portable charger.

Camera -

Capture your Goa adventures with a camera.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are widely accepted in Goa. Visa and Mastercard are the most commonly accepted credit cards.

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Budget for Goa, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR48,500 - 63,000

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
flight expense
INR 40,000- 50,000
INR 4,500- 6,000
INR 1,000- 1,500
local travelling
INR 1,500- 3,000
INR 1,000- 1,500
INR 500- 1,000
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Goa, India
  • Carry sunscreen and a hat for beach visits.
  • Bargain while shopping at local markets for better deals.

*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.