New Year 2022: 6 Amazing Things You Can Do For FREE In Goa

Goa New Year
by Suchismita Pal
by Suchismita Pal 668

Goa, the party capital of India, is one of the most happening places to welcome New Year in style. From vibrant crowds, international DJs and progressive music to unlimited drinks, delish food and open-air disco floors, Goa’s nightlife has so much to offer. But when in Goa, you can do much more than just partying. They’re the simplest of things to be wallowed in at the beach destination and most of them come without any cost. So, what are the things to enjoy for free in Goa this New Year? Here are 6 options:

1. Exploring The Hidden Beaches

Goa is home to a slew of popular beaches like Baga, Vagator, Agonda, Palolem, Candolim and Anjuna, among others. And then, there are a plethora of hidden beaches too like Kakolem, Galgibaga, Bogmalo, Mobor and Butterfly. Detach yourself from the party crowd and take a walk on the soft sands of these secret gems. Grab a drink and unwind under the sun as you watch the waves crash on the shoreline. Start the year with immense tranquillity offered by these beaches.

 

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2. Visiting Churches

Goa is home to many century-old churches, chapels and cathedrals like Basilica of Bom Jesus, Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Church of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception, Church Of Lady Of Rosary, Se Cathedral and Nossa Senhora De Penha de Franca. The spectacular architecture and the old-world charm of these churches will give a spiritual touch to your new year celebration.

3. Visiting Forts

Goa houses around 11 marvellous forts including Chapora Fort, Fort Aguada, Corjuem Fort, Reis Magos Fort, Sinquerim Fort and Cabo de Rama Fort. Head over to these phenomenal forts this new year to satiate the history buff inside you.

4. Spotting Olive Ridley Turtles

Love spotting turtles? Goa beaches like Mandrem, Morjim, Galgibaga and Agonda are natural habitats for olive ridley turtles. The nesting season of these turtles is between November and April.

5. Exploring Waterfalls

The natural beauty of Goa is much beyond its beaches and incorporates lush green peaks, jungles and gushing waterfalls. Go into the wild, take nature trails and spot waterfalls like Tambi Surla, Harvalem, Charavane, Sonshe, Hivrem and Doodhsagar.

Also Read: This Goa Resort With Open Air Hot Tub Lies Amid A Forest Inhibited By Black Panthers

6. Exploring Wildlife

Around Goa, there are dense forests too that are home to many majestic creatures. Reserves like Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Cotigo Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Madei Wildlife Sanctuary and Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary are home to spotted deer, flying squirrel, Ruby-throated yellow bulbul and even leopards and black panthers. You might have to shell out a nominal fee for entry to these national parks.

This time, have a different kind of New Year at Goa with these mind-boggling experiences!

 

 

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