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At a distance of 4.8 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand, 31.4 kms from Vasco Da Gama Railway Station and 15 km from Karmali Railway Station, Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is located in North Goa. It is an ideal Goa sightseeing options for half day trip.

The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is situated at Chorao Island on the Mandovi River. This sanctuary is one of the most famous bird sanctuaries in India. It has been named after the famous ornithologist of India, Dr. Salim Ali. This Bird Sanctuary is one of the smallest bird sanctuaries in Goa and is spread over an area of just 1.8 sqkms. The Sanctuary houses around 400 species of birds including both local and migratory. The Sanctuary is rich in flora growth and one can see a thick covering of mangrove vegetation here. The flora cover is very fertile over here the mangrove ecology is considered to be the best for birds, fish and insects.

The Sanctuary is blessed with many overflowing water streams .....


At a distance of 66 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand and 44 km from Margao Railway Station, Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is located at Mollem village in Sanguem Taluka, Goa. Formerly known as Mollem Game Sanctuary it was renamed as Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary in 1969. Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is among prime place to visit on a Goa trip.

Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary sprawling an area of 240 sq km, this is the largest of four protected wildlife sanctuaries in Goa. It also encompasses the 107 sq km Mollem National Park. The Sanctuary is divided into two halves by the National Highway 4A and by the railway line of Londa to Mormugao.

The Sanctuary is particularly known for its Leopards, Elephants, Deers & Gaur or Indian Bison. The chief attraction of the sanctuary is the King Cobra, which is found here in abundance. One can also see various other snakes like krait, python, viper etc. Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife .....

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Most Asked Questions on Goa

  • How many days are needed to visit Goa?

    It usually takes minimum 3-4 days to visit top tourists attractions in Goa. Goa Can also be mixed with near by wonderful destinations like Dandeli, Murudeshwar and Gokarna by adding few additional days to your trip.

  • What is the best season to visit Goa?

    Being in the tropical zone and has a hot and humid climate for most of the year. However, Winter seasom from October to February is the best time to visit Goa to explore its beaches. December is the busiest season in Goa and often hotels run full and tourist places are crowded.

  • What is the budget required to visit Goa?

    Budget of Goa trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Goa tour packages offered by start from as low as INR 7900 per person for a 3D/2N trip and from INR 10650 per person for 4D/3N vacation.

  • What are some must visit places while visiting Goa?

    Ensure to cover most important places to visit in Goa like Reis Mogos Fort, Aguada Fort, Calangute Beach, Chapora Fort, Vagator Beach, Colva Beach, Shri Shantadurga Kunkalikarin Temple, Cabo De Rama Fort, Palolem Beach, Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Basilica Of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, River Cruise - Mandovi River, etc.

  • Is Goa safe for foreigners / single women?

    Goa is one of the safest states in India and people are very liberal in nature. It is very safe for domestic & foreign tourists as well as single women to visit the state.

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