Top Attractions in Gaya
Top Attractions in Gaya
If you are planning to travel to India this summer, I recommend you plan your trip to Goa or Ghats, where you will find some of the world’s most exotic and exciting attractions. The serene Goa beaches and the serene palm fringed hamlets are simply breathtaking. The capital city of Panaji also offers some wonderful sites for tourists. You can spend many a relaxing day on the beach or wandering through the many museums and art galleries here. You will find some great shopping opportunities as well.
Gaya, formerly called Benaulim is an ancient holy town located on the border of Maharashtra and Goa. It is well known for its ancient temples, monuments and churches. To the east, you can find a picturesque harbor with a temple dedicated to Lord Ganapathi. To the west, there is the mighty Thalaiyasagar peak rising above the green hills. The many mouth watering dishes served here will leave your taste buds in ecstasy.
Benaulim is home to Vishnu Devi Temple, where she is believed to be reborn after her divorce from Brahma. It is one of the three Devatas (temples) dedicated to Goddess Vishnu. The other two are Ellora and Chokriima devatas.
To the south, lies the quiet, peaceful Gaya. The idyllic setting and peaceful ambiance make this place a perfect place for relaxation. The temples here are a must see when in Gaya. Munnar, the hill station on the east coast is a must for trekkers.
There are many beautiful beaches in Gaya. The golden sands, clear water and lovely suns make it a very relaxing place to spend time. The north and south western beaches are best for swimming and snorkeling. The best time to visit these beaches is the monsoons as the sea becomes calm. You can also go for boating trips during the rains.
The town is also noted for its hideaway resorts and beach resorts. To the east you can find luxury beach resorts, whereas to the west, there are budget-oriented hotels. To enjoy a peaceful vacation, try out the game fishing, white water rafting and river rafting. For nature lovers, the tropical forests and national parks are the ideal destination. So pack your bags and make your trip to the exotic place that never sleeps!
The Gaya Bay State Park has been a hot spot for bird watching over the years and it is one of the top places for birding in Goa. You can also take a trek to the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary and explore the local culture of the place. Kovalam is also a popular beach for those interested in night life as many of the bars are open until dawn.
Tourists from all over the world come to explore the beauty of Gayaula and its many interesting places. There are many beach resorts here, where you can spend a lovely vacation with your family or friends. Some of the beach resorts offer exclusive packages to cater to the needs of those who come here often. The resort offers great accommodation and comfortable amenities.