OK, How do I reach Goa??
Paying south goa visit is an idyllic destination to chill out and attain utmost pleasure and calmness to your eyes and mind. Goa has become one of the hot and favorite holiday spot for countless Europeans, Russians, Germans, Swedish, Americans, and many many other foreigners. Generally there is a huge rush of foreigners and domestic travelers from the month of October to April as the weather is very pleasant and cool – best destination to hang out in India.
Here is a short list of almost all flights of India if you want to come from Bombay to Goa or any part of India. You can very easily get the tickets availability if booking from months before but even if it becomes like sudden plan to visit Goa then just feel free and simply write an e-mail to me and I’ll help you out to get the confirm tickets as and when you want. Count me as your friend and I promise to make your Goa trip special and memorable.
|Go Air Airlines||http://www.goair.in/|
|King Fisher Airlines||http://www.flykingfisher.com/|
|Spice Jet Airlines||http://www.spicejet.com|
Dabolim Airport is located in the village of Dabolim in Goa, India. It is the only airport in the state and operates as a civil enclave in a military airbase named INS Hansa. The distance between the capital city of Goa known as Panjim to Dabolim Airport is 30kms (18miles). It operates both international and domestic airbase for many flights. Where at time of departure and arrival you can duty free shopping such as Liquor, Cigarettes, Perfumes, Chocolates, Electronic Items, Watches, and Crockery etc.
Well, already if you are present in India then it makes your task much simple and swift as it becomes very easy to travel in any part of India via railway. Opting for railway package by itself is a very cheap and affordable package for every tourist.
While booking the train ticket let’s have a swift look over the three stations of Goa along with their station code.
|Madgaon Railway Station:||Station Code - MAO|
|Vasco Da Gama Railway Station:||Station Code - VSG|
|Thivim Railway Station:||Station Code - THVM|
Jan Shatabdi, Madgaon Exp, Netravati Exp, Matsyagandha Exp, Kokan Kanya are some of the special trains of Goa. Several trains travel daily from Mumbai to Goa along the Konkan Railway; most of these take 10 to 13 hours. Again you need to worry if not coming from Mumbai or coming from any other part of India. Here are some of the railway online booking sites that will ease up your work in just some couple of minutes.
1) Indian Railways Tourism (http://www.irctc.co.in/)
This is the only website by which you can book tickets online and rest of others websites of Indian railways provides only informative guide for reservation and other queries. This website accepts only Visa card, Master Card and Cards of all Indian banks supporting Online banking system. Follow simply & easy steps to book your ticket:
* Person not having account of the website needs to sign up by filling up a short form in order to sign in and book the tickets.
* Person having account of the website have to simply sign in to book tickets.
* Enter the name of station from where you are going to board the train and the name of the station where you’re going to land.
* Select the type of classes like Sleeper or A/C and the date of journey.
* Selecting ‘E-ticket’ option, you can get the ticket on the spot itself by taking out a print out. Don’t forget to carry some identification proof document at the time of boarding. In this case you can even cancel your ticket by way of online also and refund will be directly credited into your account within three days.
* Selecting ‘I-ticket’ option, the tickets will be hand over at your living address itself. In this case you can cancel ticket only by visiting your nearest railway station ticket counter to get the refund.
* Selecting ‘Tatkal-ticket’ (emergency ticket) can be booked only before 5days from the date of your journey.
|2) Konkan Railway||(http://www.konkanrailway.com/)|
|3) Indian Railways Enquiry||(http://www.indianrail.gov.in/)|
|4) Western Railway||(http://www.westernrailwayindia.com/)|
Sitting in any corner of India you can book your ticket and come down to lovely and lonely Goa. Coming from Madgaon main station would make your task much simpler.
There is plenty of private transit service that runs regularly from all major zonal places to goa. Above that you can easily and surely find out public transport service dropping you at Panjim, the capital city of Goa.
Following are some bus services websites that provide online booking of inter-city and intra-state buses enquiry.
|For Online Enquiry||http://www.indiatransit.com/|
|For Online Booking||http://www.redbus.in/|
Once reaching at Kadamba Bus Stand which is only 10 min distance from Madgaon Railway Station you can catch a bus in every half an hour which will make your task easy and simple as it’s the main bus stand of South Goa.
The bifurcation of fare rate to goa depends on the route, distance and the type of class you’re travelling. Plenty of deluxe Volvo and luxury buses will entail you complete information. Goa is connected with all the major towns in India via the National Highways NH4A, NH17 and NH17A. In most places along the way, the highway roads are in excellent condition and can be driven at fairly good speeds. Yup, do also get ready for an adventurous drive for bumpy and shaky roads. And of course, the ticket charges are found to be very reasonable and affordable for any class of people. The best way to travel would be night shift so that you can enjoy and heal up your traveling pain of body by splashing into the blue water of beautiful beaches of South Goa.