Here's a to-do-list for a Goa holiday during the rains

Abigail Crasto

Come monsoon and Goa doesn't see the usual scores of tourists visiting the state. With the restrictions on venturing into the sea, many consider a holiday in Goa is not worthwhile.

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But the monsoon in Goa is a sight to behold, and with the right preparation you can make the most of it. Here's a list to help you make sure your holiday is a memorable one...

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One of the best things about monsoon is to witness nature at its best. What's more fun is escaping the daily grind of life and trekking the jungle trails to see gushing waterfalls and hills covered in clouds.

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It's the best time to explore the lush-green hinterlands of Goa, and what better way to do this then on a humble bicycle.

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If you are a nature enthusiast, make sure you visit the numerous spice plantations across Goa. Some of these farms serve authentic Goan lunch, but not before you take a refreshing bath in their streams and pools.

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Head towards Valpoi town in Sattari taluka to experience white water rafting on river Mhadei at Ustem. Experience scenic beauty from your raft as you roll down the river for a distance of 10 kilometres.

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The scenic beauty of Goa gets an added charm during the rains and this can be explored on a motorbike if you want to feel the rain drops against your face.

Goa| Monsoons | Things to do| Bike ride| Street food| | Photo: Abigail Crasto

Next: This monsoon, plan a road trip to Mangeli waterfall