Goa is a popular destination known for its beaches 17th-century churches and the tropical spice plantations. It has a long history as a Portuguese colony prior to 1961 and that is evident in its preserved churches. Plan your trip to Goa and enjoy your leisure at the beautiful beaches.
Goa's public transport largely consists of privately operated buses linking the major towns to rural areas. Government-run buses, maintained by the Kadamba Transport Corporation(KTC), link major routes (like the Panaji–Margao route) and some remote parts of the state. The Corporation owns 15 bus stands, 4 depots and one Central workshop at Porvorim and a Head Office at Porvorim.
Airways Goa Airport (IATA: GOI, ICAO: VOGO) is the sole airport in Goa. It is located in Dabolim and operates as a civil enclave in a military airbase named INS Hansa. It is 4 km from the nearest city Vasco da Gama, 23 km from Margao, and about 30 km from the state capital Panjim.
Goa has two rail lines – one run by the South Western Railway and the other by the Konkan Railway. The line run by the South Western Railway was built during the colonial era linking the port town of Vasco da Gama, Goa with Belgaum, Hubli, Karnataka via Margao. The Konkan Railway line, which was built during the 1990s, runs parallel to the coast connecting major cities on the western coast.
It is quite easy to rent cars, most of them are rented along with drivers. These car rentals can be easily found online, or physically at airports, railway stations, bus stands and at popular tourist destinations.