Although the state of Goa is tiny, it is bursting with exotic locations and experiences. All you have to do is dig a little deeper and you will discover a whole new dimension of the coastal state. If you are a true explorer by spirit, you will surely enjoy these amazing experiences.

Visit the butterfly sanctuary in Ponda

The butterfly conservatory is beautiful haven reserved for the conservation of rare species of butterflies. The conservatory is comprised of a lush spice plantation that comes alive with colourful thriving species of butterflies. Watching the beautiful insects gather nectar from the flowers is a mesmerising sight.

Give bath to an elephant

Goa is home to a large population of Asian elephants. Certain places such as Savoi and Ponda let the tourists enjoy the unique activity of giving bath to elephants. Give them a bath sitting on their backs, while they splash water with their trunks. The gentle giants are very playful, so a fun time here is guaranteed.

Go for a walk through fragrant spice plantations

Walking through the aromatic spice plantations such as Sahakar Spice farm and Savoi plantation is an unforgettable experience. Savour the aroma that floats in the air while feasting your eyes on the surrounding greenery.

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Play with Dolphins

The Goan beaches are the best place to come face to face with these rare marine creatures. From time to time, the elusive dolphins swim across the surface of the ocean. They can be spotted by taking boat cruises from Fort Aguada, Sinquerim or Panaji Jetty. If you know how to swim, you can also get into the water and play with the dolphins.

Feel the chills at the Devil’s Canyon

The Devcharacho kond also known as the Devil’s Canyon is situated near Molem at the Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary. The canyon is located amidst a beautiful patch of jungle and is believed to be cursed by a demon. It’s uncanny silence and eerie vibes surely makes for a nice thrill.

If you are planning a family trip to experience the quirky side of Goa, consider staying at exotic resorts such as Club Mahindra Varca Beach, Emerald Palms & Acacia Palms. There are Club Mahindra Goa resorts located at three prime locations and are replete with all luxurious amenities to complement your journey perfectly.

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