Tips for Visitors:
How to reach Goa: Goa is connected by
Air, Rail and Road.
Indian Airlines: From Mumbai, Bangalore, Kochi, New Delhi,
Chennai and Thiruvanathapuram.
Private Airlines: Jet Airways, Gujarat Airways, Sahara Airlines
operate flights between Goa, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune.
Some of the airlines sites:
By Rail: Direct trains to Mumbai, New Delhi, Ahemedabad,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Chennai and also Mangalore (via the Konkan
Railway Corporation Section).
By Road: Goa is connected by good, motorable roads, with
all the major towns in India via National Highways NH4A, NH17 and
How to travel when in Goa:
Public Transport, Private Transport - Hiring bikes, cabs, etc
Health & Safety:
Dehydration: Replace body fluids often, as high levels of
humdity causes perspiration. If you feel symptoms such as intense
thirst, dizziness and higher heart and breath rates, drink lots
Drinking Water: Unless you are at a well-run restaurant
or hotel, avoid drinking water other than that from sealed water
bottles (mineral water).
Staying in touch:
Post & Telegraph Offices:
1) General Post Office: Panaji, Phone: 223 704
2) Telegraph Office: Dr Atmaram Borkar Road, Panaji,
Phone: 225 864
STD / ISD Telephones are available all over Goa.
Prepaid Phones: Prepaid cellular cards "Access"
for the State of Goa are available from Birla AT&T Communications
Ltd. Phone: 236 6161 / 2 / 232 655 / 6.
The National Code for accessing all places in Goa are:
Email services in Goa:
Address: Ground Floor, Fundacao Orient Building, Behind People's
High School, Fontainhas, Panaji.
Address: # 105, Kalika Chambers, Varde Valaulikar Road,
Phone: 731 531
Cabral Telecom Centre
Address:'Skylark', opposite Court, Mapusa, Goa
Phone: 262 966 / 263 064 / 263 074