Best Places for Backpackers in Goa, India.

Enjoy backpacking around Goa, India without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Goa, India.

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Top 50 hostels in Goa, India.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Goa, India.

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Cancio`s House

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Cancio`s House

A home away from home..... 'Relax in the peaceful surroundings of the country side ...enjoy the village life! Family run accomodation in Goa ...in a children friendly atmosphere.' 'Erholen Sie sich in einer friedlichen lndlichen Landschaft e...
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Vaayu Waterman

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Vaayu Waterman's Village

The Rooms at Vaayu Village AC rooms x 4 These are our standard rooms that come with a double bed and attached bathroom with a shower. Each room has a lockable cabinet, and a small balcony area, ceiling fan and air conditioning. Wooden cabins x 4 These rooms are built of bamboo using a tradit...
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Xoxo Hostel

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Xoxo Hostel

We offer a 2 bed dorm and a 4 bed dorm, both spacious and secure and equipped with air-conditioning and a private locker for each guest. All our bathrooms are newly build and regularly cleaned. Free WiFi around the property and meet friends from around the world in our little paradise right in t...
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Craft Hostels

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Craft Hostels

Craft Hostels is located in Anjuna, a few steps from Anjuna Flea Market, and has a garden. Located around 4.5 km from Saturday Night Market, the hostel with free WiFi is also 4.8 km away from St. Michael's Church. The property provides a 24-hour front desk. An American or vegetarian breakfast is...
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Rootsvilla Hostel Goa

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Rootsvilla Hostel Goa

Beautiful Hostel at a peaceful location in Vagator(North Goa). Surrounded by greens this hostel promises to provide comfortable stay is also close to the most famous beaches, flea markets, and forts in North Goa. Vagator Beach 5 minutes - A clean, quiet beach with good value restaurants and clos...
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Footloose Hostel

97 /100

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Footloose Hostel

Once a traditional Portuguese house, while retaining the character and ethos Footloose Hostel has been redesigned to provide you with the essentials viz. Fast Wifi, Hot Water, Secure Lockers, Fully Equipped common kitchen With a sprawling yet cozy common area overlooking the Hill Top, the name deri...
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Rainbow Lining Hostels Palolem

96 /100

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Rainbow Lining Hostels Palolem

A budget-oriented, shared-room (dormitory) and private-room accommodation for backpackers that provide common areas and communal facilities. Equipped with a total of six spacious rooms which includes two private rooms and dormitories which are standard (without air-condition) and deluxe dormitor...
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Woke Hostel Arpora

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Woke Hostel Arpora

Situated in An old Goan-Portugese residence with a different experience - -Our Hostel, set admist a curated garden with palm trees that shade a blissful swimming pool. -The property is set with antique furniture brought back to life through our passionate efforts and love. -Breakfast is served f...
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Sturmfrei Hostel

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Sturmfrei Hostel

Sturmfrei hostel celebrates the attitude of freedom which is the core of the traveler’s spirit. The word Sturmfrei depicts a feeling where one is finally free from the societal norms and scrutinizing senior authority to be one’s true self. Sturmfrei gives you the space to live and love Goa. Stur...
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Happy Panda Hostel Arambol

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Happy Panda Hostel Arambol

People don't come here for facilities or because it has the best of every checklist that you can find while thinking of hostels. They do because they want to meet nice people, they like the warmth of a home, they want friendly people who genuinely take care of them. We do have all the essentials...
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The Nest by Hostelogy

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The Nest by Hostelogy

Located in the tourist haven of Anjuna & Vagator, The Nest combines tranquil settings with ease of access to all the attractions. You wake up to birdsong & natural light, and within minutes you can be on the beach or at a bar. Just 2km away from Goa’s well-known Anjuna and Vagator beaches, The Nest...
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ImagiNation - Artists

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ImagiNation - Artists' Hostel

ImagiNation - Artists' Hostel is building a home for artists to stay, work, play and get inspired. Do you ever think the world would be better if everyone was an artist? Well, this is that world. A world where art is bold, without inhibitions, where creativity is not restricted by society’s bound...
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Bricks & Bamboo Hostel

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Bricks & Bamboo Hostel

A cozy Backpackers hostel, just 200 meteres from the Anjuna beach and 50 metres from the famous anjuna Flea Market. Being one of the first hostels to have started in the country and Goa, it lives upto its name of being a chilled out creative space where travellers from all over the world meet and ex...
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Aerostel Goa

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Aerostel Goa

Aerostel is conceptualized and born out of the need to provide the most comfortable accommodation in the most budget-friendly way. We are centrally located so every shop, restaurant, and beach is within walking distance. Our main aim to cater to your every need and take care of you as a family would...
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Dreams Hostel

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Dreams Hostel

Dreams is a popular International backpackers hostel located in the heart of Goa. The hostel aims to create a welcoming atmosphere for travellers to experience the essence of Goa. We have created an atmosphere of fun, relaxation, creativity and adventure for your stay, whether you want to discover m...
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Moustache Goa Cowork Hostel

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Moustache Goa Cowork Hostel

Coated in circles of laid back vibes, solidarity and everything positive, is Moustache CoWork Goa Hostel. In between of breezy mountains, encircled by palm trees and corn farms, here is your solution to everything that has gone wrong. In Mandrem, north of Goa, away from the hullabaloo of the bea...
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Folklore Hostel Goa

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Folklore Hostel Goa

Home away from home. Folklore is the destination that your mind and body have been longing for. Travelling can be tough and we have the perfect recipe of rejuvenation for you. Comfortable beds, clean linens and air conditioned dorms will surely make your stay cozy and perfect. Situated in the wa...
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Credo Jungle Resort - Agonda

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Credo Jungle Resort - Agonda

Cradled among the lush green hills of Agonda and surrounded by an abundance of flora and fauna, Credo is a sanctuary for both, people and animals. Along with horses and a variety of butterflies, we are also often visited by the resident wildlife, like deer, peacock and monkeys, to name a few. Fa...
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Hopping Frog Beach Front

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Hopping Frog Beach Front

'More than just accommodation, our hostel gives the residents an opportunity to explore themselves. We invite people from all over the world which makes us an oasis of creative, interesting and diverse minds. Hopping Frog welcomes people of all age groups, backgrounds and interests who seek tranq...
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Bunkker Container Hostel

91 /100

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Bunkker Container Hostel

The first hostel in Goa made from upcycled shipping containers, with fully air-conditioned dorms and private rooms. Just 200 meters from Small Vagator beach, we are surrounded by nature, with the ocean on one side and the forest on the other. Relax in our open-air courtyard and have a strum of t...
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Arya Cottages

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Arya Cottages

At Arya Cottages we provide you with authentic Goa-style beach side cottages. We are located at the north side of Agonda beach. Food and drinks are available at our restaurant at democratic prizes. The bus coming from Canacona stops within walking distance from Arya Cottages. We also provide a...
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The Bucket List Goa

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The Bucket List Goa

Turn 'moments into memories' in this vibrant creator's space in Vagator (ideal location for backpackers), the most high spirited region of Goa- known for its beaches, parties, water sports and chilled vibe. The Bucket list Hostel attracts creative backpackers from around the world, offering a colour...
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The Funky Monkey Hostel

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The Funky Monkey Hostel

A 5 mins walk will take you to the legendary south Anjuna beach and you will find yourself at the heart of all the major activities! psychedelic Tuesday's at the mighty Shiva valley, colourful Wednesday's at the Anjuna flea market , enjoy the beach and party at Curlies , UV Bar all around the week ....
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SUMMER by thehostelcrowd

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SUMMER by thehostelcrowd

A holiday to Goa isn't complete without experiencing the beautiful beaches of South Goa. Grab your sunscreen, a coconut and clock some serious holiday time on the beach. We've designed summer to give you a perfect beach holiday with the comforts of a clean room and bathroom walking distance from the...
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The Headquarters

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The Headquarters

Ideally located close to Anjuna beach which is at the centre of the Goan coastline where you can witness the mesmerizing sunsets over the Arabian Sea. The Headquarters has a great atmosphere and is an easy place to meet other people, from the minute you walk through the doors of Hostel, you will...
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Woke Morjim

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Woke Morjim

Woke Hostel Morjim - Freshest and Finest in Town The property is for those who want a special and unique experience. While it features amenities like a an attached cafe / bar - BASE. The focus is on a comfort. Woke Morjim is a classy backpacker hostel located in the heart of Morjim and just a few...
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Silly Potatoes Hostel

89 /100

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Silly Potatoes Hostel

A peaceful sleep after an active day at the beach. On a bed that is just rightly made. Clean. Pristine. In a Portuguese style house with old Goan charm. Surrounded by eco friendly decor. Just 400 metres away from the beach, so that you can hear the waves on your dreams, and 2 mins walk to the Arambo...
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JUNGLE by thehostelcrowd

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JUNGLE by thehostelcrowd

Once a traditional Portuguese house, JUNGLE has been redesigned to provide you with the essentials – fast wifi, free breakfast, secure lockers, fully equipped kitchen and 24/7 security. With numerous terraces, a cozy common area and a huge garden, its easy to hang out, meet like minded travelers and...
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Jes Guesthouse

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Jes Guesthouse

Jes Guesthouse is owned and managed by the friendly and charming young Pereira couple, Damasceno and Rufe, and their young 2 daughters, who live there. For the guests they have 5 spacious separate rooms, each having its own independent private balcony to view the lush green beautiful palms outside....
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Anjuna by Roadhouse Hostels

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Anjuna by Roadhouse Hostels

Road House Hostel is a Unique hostel located in the Anjuna Area of Goa. Famous for its hippie culture, Beaches, Good cafes and Flea Market, It is a perfect place for people looking to spend a lengthy holiday. The hostel offers Mixed Dorms and Gender Based dorms. Each dorm has a private bathroom,...
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OLD QUARTER by thehostelcrowd

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OLD QUARTER by thehostelcrowd

If you're travelling through Goa, stop by at Panjim! Panjim is totally different from the rest of Goa, leave alone India. Get a taste of the local Goan culture at our backpackers hostel located in the middle of the Portuguese heritage zone. Let us show you why the Portuguese stayed here 450 years...
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Session Haus Beach Hostel

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Session Haus Beach Hostel

Session Haus Beach Hostel is a Private room Hostel Located at just 2 min walking distance from Candolim Beach . We are more like a Guesthouse than a Noisy Hostel Our Hostel has a very informal atmosphere and rent out Private Rooms at Cheapest rates in the heart of Candolim. Our hostel is pop...
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The Retreat

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The Retreat

The Retreat is located in Parra and has free bicycles and a garden. Featuring a 24-hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation features free WiFi. All units at the hostel are fitted with a seating area. Calangute is 5 km from The Retreat. Goa International A...
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Pappi Chulo

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Pappi Chulo

◆ community vibes ◆ crazy & loving staff ◆ graffiti art ◆ BBQ ◆ Bar ◆ hostel Pets... ◆ ...and parteeey Inside the colorful walls of Pappi Chulo, there's a collection of crazy, fun, loving, family souls. Have an adventure filled with Goan sunshine, in Pappi Chulo, a hostel with a bar, locate...
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Gypsys Hostel

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Gypsys Hostel

Gypsy: noun[C] also gipsy dʒɪpsi noun (pl,gypsies) A nomadic or free-spirited : why should she choose to wander the world with a penniless gypsy like me? Located in the land of freaks and hippies, nestled between the beach and the orchard ,we are just a stroll away from the original flea ma...
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The Lost Tribe Hostels

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The Lost Tribe Hostels

The Lost Tribe is a peaceful and refreshing backpackers hostel in the ever-buzzing heart of Anjuna. Surrounded by nature, the hostel is a perfect place for you to read, listen to soft music or indulge in conversations with tribe members from around the world. A 10 minute walk from the beach, and a...
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Castle House

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Castle House

Castle house is beautiful, clean, BUDGET accommodation with a Swimming pool and 25 spacious rooms having their own balcony / sit out Our house is walking distance from the world famous TRIO Calangute-Baga-Candolim beach. We have a swimming pool, pool table, library, This trio beach is famous f...
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Lazy Llama

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Lazy Llama

A 150 year old Portuguese house, carefully done up piece by piece and converted into a hostel so that we can share this beautiful space with fellow travellers. Our little world is just a 5 minute walk to Anjuna Beach, home to some of goa's most legendary shacks and beach parties and a 100 metres...
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Hashtag Rooms

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Hashtag Rooms

#Hashtag Rooms are an Independently owned youth hostel situated in Calangute,North Goa. This cool, clean and friendly budget accommodation offers excellent facilities for walkers, cyclists, surfers, divers as well as Students,corporate employees, activity groups and of course not forgetting the I...
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Bunkd Hostels

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Bunkd Hostels

The soul of a hostel is in its ability to bring together like minded people from different countries and cultures. Race, color and creed are put aside to create a social community that learns about the world together, sharing their experiences, stories and helps each out as they go along on their ad...
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Bedrock Boutique Hostel

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Bedrock Boutique Hostel

Welcome to Bedrock, one of India's biggest luxury hostel, situated on the quite street off Baga - Calangute the perfect location to be your oasis in the centre of this vibrant city. Bedrock is a hostel designed for hostel enthusiasts & connoisseur: it is talking of an amphitheatre (open December...
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Red Door Hostel

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Red Door Hostel

Red door hostel is one of the first real backpackers hostel in India. Located where the famous Anjuna hippie culture started, We are 5minutes walk to the Anjuna beach and 20minutes walk to Vagator beach. Set in an spacious Portuguese style villa, We offer comfortable and clean private rooms and dorm...
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The Peace Hostel, Arambol

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The Peace Hostel, Arambol

Arambol is a traditional fisherman village, located within the Pernem administrative region of northern Goa, India. The beach attracts many international tourists, mainly during the winter season between November and March. Arambol is where you get to meet travelers from all over the world, chill...
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Agonda Sunset View Hostel

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Agonda Sunset View Hostel

Featuring a garden, Agonda Sunset View Hostel is set in Agonda. Free WiFi is available. At the hostel, each room is fitted with a balcony with a sea view. A continental breakfast is served every morning at the property. Featuring a garden, Agonda Sunset View Hostel is set in Agonda. Free WiFi is...
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Palolem by Roadhouse Hostels

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Palolem by Roadhouse Hostels

Palolem is a beach village situated in Canacona in southern Goa, India. Hostel is surrounded by palm trees, this unique hostel is 5 minutes' walk from the Palolem beach, 1.6 km from Canacona train station and 7 km from the Mallikarjuna Temple. The hostel provides free wi-fi, on order breakfast, f...
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Backpacker Panda Goa

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Backpacker Panda Goa

Backpacker Panda Goa is the first hostel property of Backpacker Panda and we have ensured that you get nothing less than the best. It’s 100 meters away from the beautiful Candolim Beach as well as from Calangute/Candolim main road border. We are well connected by all means of transport that you...
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Namahstay Hostel

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Namahstay Hostel

“A space where essence of hosting and cultural exchange are the key ingredients with sharing and learning along the journey.” Backpacker Hostels located in Arambol GOA & Udaipur Rajasthan, India. We are a bunch of who are very curious about different cultures, traditions and lifestyles. This c...
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Baga Villa

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Baga Villa

Baga Villa, is all about budget, location, cleanliness and a great service. We are located off the main road with Baga Beach, within five minute walking distance. It is quiet, clean and comfortable. Most travellers need a nice room at a budget cost, conveniently located in a relaxed atmospher...
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Arambolicious

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Arambolicious

With the sight of the endless sea and splash of the waves 'Arambolicious' will be a reason for you to meet fellow travelers and make real life connections. This place is a madhouse which will give you more than just a room to sleep in. Here we help travelers to connect with each other and share t...
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Anjunapalms Guesthouse

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Anjunapalms Guesthouse

Anjunapalms Guest House We are a family run Guesthouse providing a reasonable and memorable stay to our tourists and other guests.Ten minutes away from Anjuna Beach in a typical Goan village atmosphere, our house is a homely, family-run affair. We are only 10 minutes walking distance to the p...
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Things to see and do while backpacking in Goa, India.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Goa, India.

If you're already planning to visit Goa, India - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

Churches

Note: Many people think that Pondicherry is similar to Goa, but in reality they are poles apart. Goa is a place where you can party whereas Pondicherry is a place to enjoy some quality and peaceful time.

NupurDe

Through my lens:

I visited this place along with my friends in July 2016. It was a stop-over before we headed back to our hometown and I must say that this was one of the best decisions we made. We took a bus from Ernakulam to Fort Kochi, due to traffic we took longer than expected to reach our destination. We reached late in the evening and we checked into Bastian homestay. It was well kept and homely with traditional wooden furniture which definitely gave us the feeling of being in God’s own country. It was the perfect place which fitted our shoe-string budget. We kept our luggage in our respective rooms and headed out to have some local cuisine. We walked around until we came across a hole in the wall restaurant. By the way, this kind of restaurants often offers the best food. Being in Kerala one must definitely try the beef dishes and fish curries which are mouth-wateringly tasty and flavoursome. Their signature delicacies are dishes which use coconut and curry leaves giving it a distinct aroma and zest. Of course, we Indians know that coconut and curry leaves are two main ingredients which have a long association with Malayali cuisine. We ate till our tummies were full and relished every morsel. It was a satisfying and much-needed walk, back to our homestay. The owner of the Homestay gave us a map and a pamphlet which had a detailed information as to what to do around Fort Kochi. A control freak that I am, I began planning our trip meticulously that night. However, my travel plans were met with few raised eyebrows. My friends’ idea of travelling was going with the flow and “chilling”  and my goal was to check things off my travel list. This was going to be interesting, I thought to myself as I prepared myself to sleep.

Nomadic Noelle

Conclusion

In a nutshell, for all the people who have already been to Goa and who wish to go for scuba diving, visit a less commercialized, more natural, and a lot more peaceful place, Tarkarli, Malvan is the place for you. I really enjoyed being there and would definitely recommend everyone to go there too!

vidhi-gupta

India: Alone as a woman?

When I started my travels about nine months ago the plane carried me to India, to be a little more specific – to Goa.

Kim Deuker

 India

Whilst in a shop in Goa, we started chatting to someone who lived in the Himalayas, Kashmir. We told him how we wanted to visit his hometown and by the following afternoon we were at his home in Goa being cooked a gorgeous meal by his brother, shown beautiful pictures of their home in Kashmir and being offered a place to stay if we were to ever visit. We were waited on hand and foot by his brother and friends who finally showed us how to eat the proper Indian way using your thumb to shovel the food into your mouth.

Hannah Sinnott

Goa: Living with locals

How to get around in Goa Goa is the smallest Indian State.  Living here is  just laid-back, that even on Sundays or holidays, the shops and market  in Margao are close.  At around 1:30pm-4:00pm that is lunch time or siesta  for the shop owners, which means that the shops are close too during those times.  I live in Velim, a village, around 45 minutes by bus, or 20-30 minutes by scooter to Margao.  Margao is the second largest City in the State of Goa.  Almost, or not, all the locals here own a scooter, which will definitely just take you anywhere you want to go.  Taking a public bus is totally just fine and safe,  but there are certain timings so you can catch it on time.  A Filipina neighbor’s village around 2 minutes from my place, has 2 buses that go to Margao in the morning and 2 buses again coming back to her place in the evening.  So, she really has to urge herself to learn to ride a scooter.  At anytime she wants to go out, she can go by herself.

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Where is it located?

Belgaum is situated at an idyllic spot on the map. It is at the cusp of borders of three states – Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra. Nestled in the foothills of the luscious Western Ghats, the place is dressed in jaded greens and tranquil air for most part of the year.

Trupti

GETTING TO LEH

So we decided, two girls, to go and travel around India for almost a month. You can reach Leh from New Delhi by bus or flight. Since we had in total only 25 days to visit India (Ladakh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Goa and Maharashtra) we decided to take the fastest way to reach Leh. On 26.9.2015 at 10:00 pm we arrived to New Delhi and step on Indian land for the first time. Our connection flight to Leh was the next morning at 5:15 am from national airport, so we needed to change the airport. People were telling us that we need to take a taxi to get there but since I always prefer to travel with local transport I insisted to go by bus. We exit the airport and there it was our first cultural shock. Firstly the heavy, hot and smelly air which made it a little bit difficult to breath in the beginning. And then we enter the empty bus which got immediately packed with Indian men who were staring at us. There were no women on the bus as the time was late in the evening. Many people were warning us about traveling in India especially when I said we reserved train tickets in a sleeper class. At that moment, being the only women on the whole bus we thought to

Anita Jerše

Goa: The Unforgettable Vibe

        All that aside, Today I am writing this article to share an experience of my favourite tropical beach-y destination in India, GOA.

Aakanksha Rao

Top 4 Wedding Destinations in India

India is a country of diverse traditions and cultures, ensuring that you get a rich variety of destinations to choose from; be it the exotic beaches of Goa or the gorgeous valleys of the Himalayas – India is a striking blend of breathtaking destinations that would adorn the most special day of your life with enamor and grandeur.

Shivani Joshi

Palolem: The relaxing paradise in Goa

Goa is one of the top destinations that tourists and travelers keep on their travel list. Situated on the west coast of the Indian subcontinent, this tiny dot on the map has been known for its amazing beaches and life.

yellowwello

Goa : Las Vegas of India

This was the first time I was travelling to GOA, INDIA that too on Christmas eve. As I landed on the Dabolim Airport, I hired a cab to reach my guest house in Porvorim. On the way, I was mesmerized by the scenic beauty of GOA. The clear sky, green hills, coconut trees flowing with wind, smell of fish in the air and BEACHES, churches and water every side. The best landscape I have ever seen. Neatly tucked into the Western coast of India, Goa is the smallest state in India, associated most with BEACHES, churches and a happening nightlife and over 300-year old Portuguese architecture.  GOA is different from the rest of the country. It has characteristic colourful houses, lush green fields and a soothing languidness in the atmosphere.

anuradha-singh

Tarkarli : Unexplored beaches

Goa has to be the most popular beach destination in India.It is famous for nightlife,water sports,beach shacks and cheap booze.I love that place from bottom of my heart ,it has a different vibe ,instantly puts any person in a party mood.India has been very lucky to have  beautiful coastal line,boasts some serene beaches ,some are still waiting to be explored and still untouched.

bittenbytravelbug

My First Time in Goa

It took my companion and me around 14 hours of bus travel to reach Panjim from Hyderabad. After a rest stop at Jadcherla for dinner, passing over the mighty Krishna River that went under a bridge (national highway 167) and snaking our way up a Ghat road, we step foot in the Panjim bus station. Panjim, the other name for Panaji, the capital city of Goa is situated on the bank of Mandovi River, in North Goa. Mandovi bridge connects Panjim to the Pilerne side of Northern Goa; the bridge is also a highway – Kochi – Panvel Highway.

R S Nikhil

Goa : From Panjim to Querim

Goa!! In India, I am sure the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind is beaches and all-night parties.

Neha Ballal

GOA- A FUN LOVER

GOA- A FUN LOVER’S PARADISE

Prabhat Changlani

How To Get To Gokarna:

To Reach Gokarna you can either go by road or train or fly to Bangalore or Goa and then get a bus or rent a car to get there.Well,I would suggest a road trip as you can enjoy the beautiful scenery on the way.

Wanderer Journal

Hidden Gems in Goa Every Food Lover Must Go To

Almost every person has heard about the ultimate party destination that is Goa. It doesn’t matter if you want to go for your honeymoon or just to party with your friends, Goa is a beautiful experience for every individual irrespective of where their interests lie. The drinks don’t get cheaper than this, you can get most of the drinks for just 100INR which is dirt cheap! But Goa is not only famous for drinks, you will miss out on a lot if you don’t go these hidden gems for excellent food. You can have a really great trip wherein you drink and eat to your full without having to spend a lot of money. Here are a few places that you mustn’t miss out on-

Mrigaya Dham

Goa – A Tourist Destination for a Memorable Vacation Trip

Soon after our marriage we had the opportunity to go on a Goa trip and it turned out to be a memorable one. It gave us some time to relax and leave behind our hectic daily schedule as well as work pressures in Mumbai itself. During our Goa trip we explored all the beaches (which is obviously a must for anyone coming to Goa) and also many of the other activities and places it is popular for.

Bikram Bhakat

Hot air balloon in Goa

What to see in Goa India and especially Goa attracts many travelers. Everybody knows Goa as a party place where you can stay near the beach, relax and enjoy life. There’re also a lot of places to see and explore – national parks like Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park, Catholic churches – Basilica of Bom Jesus, Sé Catedral of Goa- the heritage of Portugees, temples – Tambdi Surla Mahadev temple.

Tatiana Varfolomeeva

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