Goa off the Beaten Path : 5 Unusual Things To Do!

Famous for its beaches, fabulous cuisine, alcohol and parties, this is the regular unfolding at Goa, isn’t it? Happiness lies in taking to the beaten path and exploring the unexplored. Here are 5 unusual things you should try out –

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Watch a Tiatr - Yeah, we’re all fond of movies, but there’s not much that can beat the local Goan Konkani theater! From skits, to singing to action songs, it’s a unique form of Goan art you’ll enjoy especially when accompanied by a local or konkani speaking Goan!

 

Explore a ship wreck underwater - Goa is not all about beach shacks. We know they’re awesome, but exploring the jewels that lie beneath is even more awesome! The Mormugao harbor near Grande & Bat Island have plenty of ship wrecks to explore. So make sure you explore these long lost treasures.

 

Ingo’s Saturday Night Market - Arpora’s Saturday Night Market started by Ingoa, a German man almost 10 years ago is famous for its local and international display of clothes, accessories, bags, handicrafts, shoes and other fascinating knick-knacks.

 

Jungle Guitars - Remo is Goa’s famed musical icon & the sound of the guitar without doubt is a soothing experience. However, the entire experience of building your own guitar is something unique! At jungle guitars, bandra, you can take up a course that teaches you how to add strings, varnish, select the right type of wood and much more. Each session takes around 6 to 7 hours and at the end of it, you’re left with an awesome hand made guitar!

 

Tara Boat - This 40 foot catamaran at Morjim boasts of elegant interiors and air conditioned rooms providing a splendid & memorable journey through Goa’s beaches. From long 8 hours cruises to the shorter 2 hour ones, this boat is up for it all!