The capital of Goa and headquarters of North Goa District, Panjim is a small and charming city on the left bank of silvery Mandovi river, with beautiful red-roofed houses built in Latin style. The area also boasts many modern houses, well laid gardens, statues and avenues lined with Gulmohar, Acassia and other trees. Enchanting panorama unfolds from atop Altinho (Hill Top).
Since Panjim is the first place to be seen when you land in Goa, its impressions remain etched in your mind. While Panjim does not have too many tourist spots in the way of monuments or well-known picnic sites, what it does have is a singularity of character that exudes a sense of hospitality.
Just 3 km from Panaji is the Miramar beach. The Miramar beach is one of the many beaches Goa boasts. The long walks on the silvery sands of the Miramar are the best way to enjoy the beach. Further ahead there is the fishing village of Dona Paula around Panaji.
The Dona Paula beach is a place that attracts several tourists. The Marine Biology Museum and Taxonomy Reference Center of the National Oceanography Institute is a must see while at the Dona Paula. The old Goa or the Golden Goa lies around Panaji and is a must see.
Panaji is situated in the Tiswadi taluka of North Goa district and lies on the left bank of river Mandovi. The place is well connected with other places in Goa as well as other places in India with flights, rail, road, and sea.
In order to make the travel tour to Panjim-Panaji even more joyful you need to choose just the right kind of accommodation for you and your family or friends in Panjim-Panaji. The various hotels packages in Panjim-Panaji offer the best of facilities.
You may take your pick from a range of luxury and budget hotels in Panjim-Panaji besides the star categorized accommodation hotels around the landmarks of Panjim-Panaji offer excellent view of the landmarks through their suites. Most of the places to stay in Panjim-Panaji are strategically located in the tourist centers.
This resort is suitable to those wanting a base for sightseeing, or for excursions or a short stopover, otherwise a beach hotel would offer more comfortable lodgings.
Panjim is in Central Goa, on the north facing bank of the broad Mandovi River (18 mls N of Dabolim airport). The centre is beneath a low hill near a river estuary, surrounded by agricultural land and urban sprawl.