If you want to be a tourist in Goa and do all kinds of touristy things, nothing beats jumping onto a Hop-on Hop-off bus service. It’s a great way to surround yourself with the intoxicating sights and sounds of Goa. A lot of people find it inconvenient to drive around themselves for sightseeing; this service comes in handy for them. Also Read - Tips to Travel Amid Pandemic | Where to Go, How to Plan, Honeymoon Destinations And More From 'Travel With Searats'
You get to visit the best landmarks and attractions of Goa by simply boarding the Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus with a one-day pass or a multi-day pass depending on your preference. These bus rides allows travellers to have an independent experience at their own pace; just what a slow traveller needs. Also Read - Flight Cancellation Update: All Flights to/From Goa Cancelled Due to Cyclonic Tauktae
All you have to do is, get on the bus at any point on the route, and then get off at the destination that catches your fancy. The bus goes on a designated route, at a specified time schedule, making it easier for you to avail the services when you like. You are free to board the bus anywhere on the 17 bus stops of the designated route. Also Read - Cyclone Tauktae 'Very Likely' to Intensify Further, Landfall in Gujarat Early Tuesday | Highlights
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The places covered on the Hop-on Hop-off are the whole of Panaji and Old Goa. On the capital city Panaji bus tour you will be taken through these places: river Mandovi, Old Goa’s historical monuments, city’s famous churches, Miramar beach, Dona Paula Jetty, boating points, State Museum, bustling City Market, new and old colonial architecture, eating joints, cafes, Casino Points, and the River Cruise Point.
On the bus tour of Old Goa – the former capital of Portuguese in India, you’ll be taken through some extraordinary churches and cathedrals known for their colonial-era architecture, like the Basilica of Bom Jesus; the domed St. Cajetan Church; and Sé Cathedral, known for its ornate chapel and bell tower. Other historical landmarks include: Archaeological Museum, Church of St Francis Xavier, Museum of Christian Art and many more.