Travel Budget for Goa

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How much does it cost to travel to Goa?

How much money will you need for your trip to Goa? You should plan to spend around ₨2,130 ($29) per day on your vacation in Goa, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, ₨653 ($8.81) on meals for one day and ₨354 ($4.78) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Goa for a couple is ₨2,068 ($28). So, a trip to Goa for two people for one week costs on average ₨29,825 ($402). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    2,130
  • One Week Per person
    14,912
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    29,825
  • One Month Per person
    63,910
  • One Week For a couple
    29,825
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    59,650
  • One Month For a couple
    127,820
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A vacation to Goa for one week usually costs around ₨14,912 for one person. So, a trip to Goa for two people costs around ₨29,825 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs ₨59,650 in Goa. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Goa can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.



How expensive is Goa? How much money do I need for Goa?

How much does a trip to Goa cost? Is Goa expensive? The average Goa trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Goa prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Goa
Average Daily Costs

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The average price for one person for accommodation in Goa is ₨1,034. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Goa is ₨2,068.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    1,034
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    2,068

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Food Budget in Goa
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Goa can vary, the average cost of food in Goa is ₨653 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Goa should cost around ₨261 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Goa is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    653

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Transportation Budget in Goa
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Goa is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent ₨354 per person, per day, on local transportation in Goa.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    354

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Flights to Goa
How much does it cost to go to Goa? Naturally, it depends on the dates. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all airlines.

Rental Cars in Goa
The price of renting a car in Goa will depends on dates, the type of car, the location, and your age. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all car rental companies.



Entertainment Budget in Goa
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Goa typically cost an average of ₨778 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    778

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Tips and Handouts Budget in Goa
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average price for Tips and Handouts in Goa is ₨25 per day. The usual amount for a tip in Goa is 5% - 15%.


  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers
    25


Alcohol Budget in Goa
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about ₨812 on alcoholic beverages in Goa per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    812

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Water Budget in Goa
Average Daily Costs

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  • On average, people spend ₨40 on bottled water in Goa per day. The public water in Goa is not usually considered safe to drink.


  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
    40


Goa On a Budget
Goa Goa, India
Goa is a small but important state located on the west coast of India known as a popular beach resort and vacation area.

A large Portuguese influence can be found in Goa in the form of architecture as well as the cuisine, as it was formerly a Portuguese colony. Because of Goa's Portuguese history, there is a distribution of religion among the people, making it quite different than other states in India. About sixty-five percent of the population is Hindu, while about twenty-four percent is Catholic. Goa is one of the most peaceful states in India, with a very low crime rate. The best time to visit Goa is between November and February, as this is when the weather is most comfortable.

This is a popular tourist destination both for the Indian population as well as for tourists from around the world. The warm climate, beautiful beaches, friendly people, fun activities, and cultural diversity make it a popular destination for many types of travelers.

If you're a budget backpacker or a family or a couple looking for a romantic getaway, Goa has something for everyone. Check out this site for some amazing deals on nice resorts in Goa at discount prices.
Sights
Many galleries and museums can be found all over the state of Goa. The Goa State Museum, the Kala Academy and the Central Library are all located in the city of Panaji. The Naval Aviation Museum is in Vasco de Gama, where you can see many vintage aircrafts.

Beaches are plentiful in the state of Goa. Arambol Beach is located in North Goa where you can part take in many thrilling water sports, get a massage, shop at the market or just take in the beauty of the horizon, especially at sunset. For even more ideas, check out this guide to solo travel in Goa. Palolem Beach is located in South Goa, there are many cliffs and islands off the shore. Chapora is a fishing beach, where there are also ruins of an old fort.

Churches and cathedrals are plentiful in Goa due to its Portuguese history. Bom Jesus Basilica was built in 1605 with a distinct baroque style of architecture. Se Cathedral was built in 1619 and is one of the largest churches in all of Asia. The church is dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria. The cathedral serves as a memorial of the victory of the Portuguese over the Muslim rulers.

Naturally, many temples can also be found in Goa. Shree Manguesh Shantadurgai Prasanna is one that has been dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is located in Priol.

With so many things to do, anyone can spend plenty of time here. For more ideas, see this guide to the best things to do in Goa for your next trip.
Regions
There are two main regions of Goa: North Goa and South Goa. Each region is then separated into further talukas. The northern talukas are Bardez, Bicholim, Pernem, Ponda, Sattari and Tiswadi. The southern talukas are Canacona, Mormugao, Quepem, Salcette and Sanguem. The main cities in Goa are Panaji, which is the state capital, Margao, Vasco de Gama, Mapusa and Old Goa, which houses many of the historic churches and monuments.

Activities
Diving is a great activity off of one of the many beaches in Goa. Kite surfing and paragliding are also very popular beach activities among tourists. There is a butterfly conservatory in Goa, in Rajnagar. This conservation project is open to visitors where you can witness many butterflies as well as a rainwater-harvesting project. There is a flea market in Anjuna worth visiting as well as many discos and pubs, perfect after a long day of exploring.

There is an international music festival that happens at the end of January at Baga Bridge. The festival lasts for two days and has many rock and jazz bands.

It's also possible to do many more things in Goa, such as ride in a hot air balloon, stay on a houseboat, visit Portuguese mansions, go bungee jumping, and more. Check out this list of offbeat things to do in Goa for more ideas.
Food and Dining
The most traditional Goan meal consists of rice and fish curry. The cuisine in Goa incorporates local and Portuguese flavors. The cuisine in Goa mostly consists of seafood, more specifically pomfret, tuna, shark, mackerel, crab, prawns, lobster, mussels and squid. For a sweet treat, Bebinca is very delicious. It is made of coconut milk, egg yolk and flour. Many of the beaches have restaurants that serve traditional food, which is much better than the fancy, upscale restaurants. Feni is a type of liquor that is brewed in Goa. The two types of feni are cashew and coconut; these brewing techniques were learned during the time that Goa had Portuguese rulers.

Transportation
There is one airport in Goa, called Dabolim, which is located in Vasco de Gama. Many international flights will arrive in Mumbai, though. Domestic flights are more common to arrive at the Dabolim Airport. From there, a taxi is the best way to get into the town of Vasco de Gama, unless your hotel offers free shuttles. Taking a bus is another great option to get to Goa. There are many buses that travel from major cities in India to Goa. Indian Railways connect Goa with direct trains from Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mangalore, Mumbai, and more.

As far as getting around, keep in mind that Goa is a state, not a city. So for each city within Goa, there are different means of transportation. Motorbike, bus, car and foot are the best ways to get around each city.
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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.


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