Know About splendid and eventful tour of Canacona – South Goa

Canacona, scenic and highly picturesque land in south Goa, is hot favorite among the tourist on the Goa tour. Canacona is popular travel destination for Pololem, Cavelossim, Agonda beach , Shree Mallikarjun Temple and Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary.

Canacona bounded by the picture perfect Sahaydri hills of the Western Ghats is also popular travel destination for strong Indo- Portuguese influence, in the culture,  food and lifestyle of Goan people.

Some of the most popular, frequently visited, clean beautiful and exotic Goa beaches like Palolem beach and Cavelossim beach are among the prime tourists attractions of Canacona Goa tour.


Vital Tourist Information : Canacona - South Goa

Location : Canacona is situated in Southern part of Goa, at road distance of 60 km from capital city Panaji, towards the boundaries with Karnataka state.


Near By City : Panaji


State : Goa


Famous as / For : Sweeping Goa beaches - Hindu Culture - Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary


Weather & Climate : Weather in the Canacona region remains moderate throughout the Year . Rainy season starts from July and ends in September.


Temperature : Summer : Max. 330C Min. 240C Winter : Max. 310C Min. 170C


Best Time to Visit : November to March is the best time though due to inflow of domestic travelers tourist season is extended up to mid June.


Spoken Languages : Konkani - Marathi - English - Portuguese - Hindi


Dining / Food Facility : In the recent times Canacona Goa, hotels have developed in leaps and bounds hence tourists get all types of food here, even there are few exclusive vegetarian restaurants and sea food outlets. Goan Prawn Curry-rice is a must try cuisine.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir : Goan handicrafts are the popular item for the Canacona tour souvenir. Beach shopping is best time pass on Canacona tour, do remember as usual here also bargaining is key to shopping.


Travel Tips : Parthagali Jeevotham Math, famous as the place for Vedic studies is must visited place on the Canacona travel. Zatra [December/January] is perfect time for learning about ancient customs and traditions of Goa.


Tourist Spots/Attraction : Tourist Spots : Catigo Wildlife Sanctuary - Agonda Beach - Cavelosim Beach - Pololem Beach - Parthagali Jeevotham Math - Fort Cabo de Rama - Fresh Water Springs
Religious Places : Mallikarjun Temple


How To Reach Canacona - South GoaGoa


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Margao is the nearest railway station for train journey to Canacona. Regular train service is available from Mumbai and Mangalore.
There is daily train on Konkan railways for overnight train journey from Mumbai to Margao.


Road Travel / Bus Route : National highway 17 is source for the road journey to Canacona. Direct bus service is there between Canacona and various cities in Karnataka state.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Goa's only airport Dabolim is the source of air travel to Canacona, pre paid taxi service is available at air terminus.


Local Transportation : A good web of local city buses is available. Tourist can hire a two wheeler also for local sight seeing.