Goa, Gokarna, Hampi
Goa is one of India’s most cherished states. Located halfway down
India’s western coast, Goa has long been renowned for its natural beauty and warm, humid climate throughout the year.
It’s no mystery why Goa is consistently ranked among India’s top tourist destinations, with its golden sandy beaches, coconut groves, vibrant green paddy fields, and dense forests.
It is India’s smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population.
Goa is visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture.
It has rich flora and fauna, owing to its location on the Western Ghats range, a biodiversity hotspot.
Tourism is generally focused on the coastal areas of Goa with about two million tourists visiting a year.
Goa also stands 6th in Top 10 Nightlife cities in the world in a National Geographic Book.
Over 450 years of Portuguese rule and the influence of the Portuguese culture presents to visitors to Goa a different environment than what is to be found elsewhere in India.
The state of Goa is famous for its excellent beaches, churches, and temples.
The Bom Jesus Cathedral, Fort Aguada and a new wax museum on Indian history, culture and heritage.
Goa is a travelers paradise during the post-monsoon season and winters.
Hampi is another UNESCO world heritage site.
Hampi is an ancient village in the south Indian state of Karnataka.
It’s dotted with numerous ruined temple complexes from the Vijayanagara Empire.
On the south bank of the River
Tungabhadra is the 7th-century Hindu Virupaksha Temple, near the revived Hampi Bazaar.
A carved stone chariot stand s in front of the huge Vittala Temple site.
Southeast of Hampi, Daroji Bear Sanctuary is home to the Indian sloth bear.