GTDC’s SUNDAY MONSOON TREKKING EXPEDITION HEADS TO BUDRUK SHELOP–SATTARI ON JULY 15
PANAJI GTDC’s Sunday monsoon trekking expedition heads to Budruk Shelop on Sunday, July 15. The place is known for its small seasonal cascades, which is bursting rich with Goa ’s bio-diversity at this time of the year. One can get the thrills of soaking oneself at the different cascades of Budruk Shelop. This Sunday’s trek also has a mix of history and adventure. For those who would like to relish a slice of history, a visit to the BRAHMA TEMPLE at BRAHMAKARMALI…READ more..
149th EDITION OF MAHINDRA GREAT ESCAPE TO KICK OFF FROM JULY 7
PANAJI Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M) will kick off the 149th edition of the Great Escape from July 7 to 8 in Goa under the Mahindra Adventure umbrella brand. According to a statement here on Thursday, around 50 4-wheel-drive and 2-wheel-drive vehicles from the Mahindra stable will manoeuvre the challenging route of 40 kms. The Great Escape will see participation…READ more..
GTDC ORGANISES TREK TO MHADEI– HUKYACHI KHADI THIS SUNDAY
PANAJI GTDC’s 4th Sunday Monsoon Trek for the season is all set to take off to Hukyachi Khadi on Sunday, July 8. This small seasonal cascade is located near Kumthad village, just 10 kms off Valpoi in Sattari taluka of Goa. On arrival at Sanvorde, trekkers will have to walk for approximately 4.5 kms through rubber plantations, semi-forested areas, running rivulets, enjoy a fun-filled river crossing experience and reach Hukyachi Khadi. The locale gives one an opportunity to chill out, explore the…READ more..
TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT TO CRACKDOWN ON ROADSIDE KITCHENS OF TOURISTS
PANAJI Goa government has decided to crack down on ‘makeshift kitchen’ adopted by groups of tourist who visit Goa. Such groups are often seen carrying their cooking items along and cook anywhere and eat leaving the area dirty. Transport department will now keep a strict vigil on tourist vehicles that carry cylinder, kerosene and other materials while entering the state. Director…READ more..
TOURISM DEPARTMENT WILL AMEND LAWS TO IMPOSE PENALTIES ON ERRANT TOURISTS: AJGAONKAR
PANAJI The Goa Tourism Department on Friday said it was working out a plan to implement a ban on swimming in the sea from the night till early morning, limit tourism activity to a limited area on a beach and even put together punitive measures for tourists violating law. The decision was taken at a meeting conducted by Tourism…READ more..
TOURISTS SHOULD BE CAUTIOUS WHILE VENTURING INTO SEA DURING MONSOONS: NILESH CABRAL
PANAJI Goa Tourism authorities today described the drowning of three tourists from Maharashtra on Monday as unfortunate but added that tourists should be cautious about swimming in the rough seas, especially during monsoon. “The incident is unfortunate, can’t do anything about it. But we cannot keep an eye on everyone. Goa has a 105-km coastline. We already issued a warning against…READ more..
THIS SUMMER WHERE ARE YOU GOING WITH YOUR FAMILY?
Team TNV With summer catching up quickly and school holidays around the corner, it sure time plan a holiday somewhere exotic destinations across the country. It definitely comes as a difficult task to choose the best destination for family vacation in India, as with other themes, again which is not an easy task, thanks to the diversity and multitude availability in options…READ more..
PLACES TO VISIT IN INDIA DURING SUMMER VACATION
Team TNV As it is well known that India is one of the oldest countries in the world. There is no denying that visiting India can be a major culture shock, especially on your first visit. It is a colossal and wondrous country, with many multi religions and cultures, and cities that rumble with traffic and bustle with liveliness non-stop….READ more..
RECLINING BUDDHA TEMPLE – WAT PHO
Team TNV We, people, have so many picks when it comes to spending our holidays with a unique and different set of destination. Even some of us prone to go for more beach sides or hill station. It’s not very common to see us going for a vacation in some religious part. So, why not plan our visiting places plan with…READ more..
GOA: GTDC INVITES TAXI OPERATORS TO JOIN ITS APP-BASED SERVICE
Panaji (Goa) Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), a state-run body, today invited the taxi operators, who are currently having the licenses, to register with the App-based taxi service. The state currently has tourist taxi operators who run their business individually, while attempts by the online cab aggregators like Ola Cabs to start their services in Goa, had met with the opposition…READ more..