A Memorable North Goa Itinerary for 4 Days: Sun, Sand and Serenity

North Goa, with its pristine beaches, lush national parks and vibrant culture, offers a delightful blend of relaxation and exploration for travellers. If you're planning a 4-day escape to this tropical paradise, we've crafted a detailed itinerary for North Goa to help you make the most of your time. From sun-kissed beaches to lush national parks, here's how to spend 4 unforgettable days in North Goa.

a street market with people moving on the road and different things being sold by vendors

Day 1: Beach Bliss and Vibrant Markets

  • Morning: Arrive in North Goa and check into your chosen accommodation. Start your day with a visit to the iconic Calangute Beach. Soak up the sun, take a refreshing dip in the sea, or try your hand at thrilling water sports. Stroll along Baga Beach, located adjacent to Calangute, and explore its lively atmosphere and beachfront shacks for a delicious seafood lunch.
  • Afternoon: Visit Anjuna Beach, famous for its picturesque cliffs and relaxed vibe. Explore the vibrant Wednesday Flea Market for unique souvenirs and handicrafts. Head to the nearby Vagator Beach and take in the stunning views from the cliffside. Enjoy a sunset dinner at one of the beachside restaurants, like "Thalassa", offering Greek cuisine and mesmerising sunsets.
  • Evening: Head back to your Rosetum Hotel in Anjuna or Arpora and enjoy the different facilities available to relax and rejuvenate yourself for a new day of travel.

a lonely coconut tree in full view in front of the sea with the sun setting in the background

Day 2: Exploring Nature and Culture

  • Morning: Begin your day with a visit to the tranquil and secluded Ashwem Beach. Enjoy a peaceful morning by the sea and a leisurely breakfast at a beachfront cafe.
  • Afternoon: Head to the charming village of Mandrem, known for its serene beaches and laid-back ambience. Spend your afternoon unwinding on Mandrem Beach. Explore the nearby Arambol Beach, a haven for artists and free spirits. Don't miss the sweet sound of drum circles and the local arts scene.
  • Evening: Visit the historic Chapora Fort, perched on a hill, for breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea and the surrounding landscape. Capture the sunset and the river meandering through the lush countryside.

a baby monkey perched on a branch of a tree amidst nature

Day 3: Wildlife Encounters and Serene Beaches

  • Morning: Embark on a scenic drive to Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, one of North Goa's most famous wildlife sanctuaries. Explore the lush greenery and spot wildlife like deer, leopards and various bird species. Enjoy a picnic amidst nature before heading back to the coast.
  • Afternoon: Relax on the serene Morjim Beach, known for its tranquil ambience and foreigner-friendly atmosphere. Watch the sun dip below the horizon as you unwind on the sandy shores.
  • Evening: Head back to Rosetum Hotel in Arpora or Anjuna and head to the restaurant to have a hearty meal that will satisfy any appetite.

an island covered with greenery in the middle of the ocean

Day 4: Island Adventures and Farewell to North Goa

  • Morning: Catch a ferry to the idyllic Divar Island. Explore the island's quaint villages, historic churches and lush countryside. Head to the serene Divar Island Beach, where you can enjoy a peaceful morning by the river.
  • Afternoon: Return to the mainland and visit Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, a haven for birdwatchers. Stroll through the mangroves and spot a variety of bird species. Wrap up your North Goa adventure with a visit to Dona Paula Beach, known for its panoramic views of the Arabian Sea.
  • Evening: Savour a farewell dinner at a beachfront restaurant, reminiscing about your unforgettable North Goa places to visit in 4 days.

This North Goa itinerary offers a perfect blend of beachfront relaxation, cultural exploration and nature encounters in North Goa. You'll leave this tropical paradise with cherished memories and a longing to return to its sun-kissed shores and lush landscapes. Enjoy your North Goa adventure!

Are you still unsure about where to stay during your 4-day North Goa getaway? Take a look at Rosetum Hotels! With locations in both Anjuna and Arpora, they offer convenient proximity to the beautiful beaches of North Goa. White Pearl Suites in Arpora provides a variety of accommodation options to cater to every type of traveller. You can also enjoy the swimming pool and indulge in a diverse culinary experience at the multi-cuisine bar & restaurant. Meanwhile, Rosetum Anjuna boasts cosy rooms and suites, a swimming pool, a fitness centre, a restaurant and bar, a salon & spa and a range of other amenities to ensure you are thoroughly pampered after visiting different places on your 4-day tour!