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You will discover some truly unique aspects of Goa on Chorao Island. The boat ride takes you through some of the most picturesque areas of Goa’s mangroves, where you can enjoy some quality time birding and enjoying the scenic beauty of the waterway.
You will discover some truly unique aspects of Goa on Chorao Island. The boat ride takes you through some of the most picturesque areas of Goa’s mangroves, where you can enjoy some quality time birding and enjoying the scenic beauty of the waterway. Other high points of your tour showcase the island’s well-preserved ecosystem, its lost heritage and tales of things past and present.
Simply immerse yourself in the many charms of Charao Island. It's a picturesque setting, ringed as it is by mangroves in the Mandovi River, captivates visitors at first sight. These primordial forests themselves provoke much interest, for their tidal life, apart from the wealth of avifauna which they attract. At the heart of the island is the beautiful Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is a paradise for birding buffs. Our knowledgeable guide will be happy to respond to your queries about both. It was a pleasure retreat for the Portuguese nobleman discovered it; it is named Ilha dos Fidalgos after him. Captured by the Portuguese, this is the largest island on the Mandovi and offers visitors another view of Portuguese culture in the houses, the 16th-century churches, convents and the cemetery on the island. Amongst the Hindu shrines a rare one, and steeped in myth is the one dedicated to Lord Krishna and his mother Devaki.
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