Wondering what all To pack for your Goa tour? Here’s an ultimate checklist for your Goa trip.
Known as the “Pearl of the Orient”, Goa is one of the most popular beach destinations in India. It has got plenty of scenic beaches, adventure sports, amazing nightlife, waterfalls, culture and a lot more to make you go crazy! But before you set off for your Goa tour, it is really necessary that you are well equipped with everything that can double the joy of your holiday. So, here’s a list of essentials that you must carry while travelling to Goa, check it out.
1. Face Mask
The COVID-19 outbreak has changed our lifestyles altogether. And now, when you plan to travel not only to Goa but anywhere in the world, something that you always need to wear and carry along with you is the face mask. It has become an essential for everyone while travelling. Make sure that you carry not just one but plenty of them along with you.
2. Hand Sanitizer & Wet Wipes
For all your trips, hand sanitizer and wet wipes are quite necessary. These products will keep you away from germs and help you stay hygienic throughout your journey. It is recommended to wear face masks and clean your hands at regular intervals, especially when you’ve to travel in a populated area.
When in Goa, you would definitely want to enjoy your day out at the beaches. But being exposed to sun all throughout the day might torture your skin. It is highly recommended that you always apply sunscreen lotion before your go out to enjoy the beaches in Goa.
When you are in Goa, protecting eyes is as important as your skin. Your checklist for Goa trip must also include sunglasses. At the coastal regions, the reflection is relatively high and wearing sunglasses would definitely rest your eyes.
5. Mosquito Repellent
If you are travelling to Goa, an insect or mosquito repellent is another essential thing to carry. Post sunset too, you’re going to be out and that’s when you will need a mosquito repellent the most.
6. Lip balm
You have taken care of your skin and eyes, but how about your lips? The Goan climate may also damage your lips; credits salty winds and moisture. So don’t forget to carry a lip balm.
7. First aid kit
This is something which is highly recommended for all your trips — a first aid kit. It’s good to be prepared for uncertain emergencies. Do remember to carry a medical aid while travelling to Goa.
8. Crocs footwear And floaters
While packing for Goa, ensure that you carry right set of footwear. You can consider a pair or crocs or floaters, or both. Be it rambling on the beach or walking in the markets, crocs will keep you comfortable. Apart from crocs and floaters, also carry a pair of formal shoes as you may also want to visit the nightclubs of Goa.
9. Hats or Caps
Something that you shouldn’t forget to pack when going for a Goa tour — Hats or Caps. These would not only protect you from sunlight but would also make you look stylish.
10. Swimwear / Beachwear
During your Goa trip you would surely want to stay comfortable. Isn’t it? So don’t forget to keep swimwear in your bag. As a beachwear, cotton clothes are advised as these would help you beat the heat in Goa.
Girls would love this! Sarongs, something that will make you look stylish at the beach. You can also consider buying a tube dress or a skirt to look gorgeous.
12. Cotton tees and shorts
Wondering what type of clothes to wear in Goa? Here’s something that would help. While travelling to Goa, remember to pack cotton tees and shorts as these would keep the heat away and dry quickly. Tank tops, Spaghettis, Straw hat, Scarf and a waterproof Tote bag are worth packing for girls.
13. Goa Guide
Consider buying a Goa guide to spot all the happening places in Goa, food joints, Goa’s cultural sightings etc. Carrying a hard copy of the map is also advisable, just in case your ‘Google Maps’ doesn’t work.
Talking of Goa packing checklist and not carrying a camera? No, that’s not fair. Keep a camera in your bag to catch all the beautiful moments that you are going to enjoy in Goa.
15. Ipod or bluetooth speaker
Ipod will add more excitement to your Goa trip. It is really good for sole travellers. And if you’re travelling in a group, carrying something like JBL Flip 4 portable speaker is a good option to spice up your voyage.
16. Power bank
The list of Goa essentials is incomplete without power bank. You would need it to charge your cell phones every now and then. Make sure that you carry a good power bank of at least 10,000 mAh.
17. Waist bag
Waist bags or Fanny packs are really good if you going for a Goa tour. A waist bag will bring more convenience to you by storing all your essentials like wallet, phone, powerbank etc., without really occupying your hands, like the traditional backpacks.
We hope, you have got a fair understanding of what all essential things you need to carry for your Goa trip. When in Goa, enjoy each and every moment of your trip. And you can also share your Goa travel experience on TourismBharat.com by submitting your travelogue here.
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