As a prominent tourist hub, Goa is endowed with an efficient local transport infrastructure. One can choose from a number of transport options while getting around different tourist destinations in Goa.
The road network in Goa is fairly extensive and all the prominent
tourist places enjoy good connectivity. The national Highways NH 4A, NH
17 and NH 17A run through the state. Buses operated by private operators
and the state road transport corporation ply to different nook and
corners of Goa. Bus rides can be an enjoyable affair if you can chat up
If you are looking for a hassle free ride and money is not an issue,
you can opt for rental car services. There are a number of car rental
companies that offer both self and chauffeur driven cars. Tourist taxis
are another preferred mode of travel and they are available near most
hotels and tourist spots.
By Auto Rickshaws
These three-wheeled vehicles exclusive to the Indian sub-continent
provide a cheap yet convenient mode of transport. Most of the towns have
dedicated auto rickshaw stands. Even though they are supposed to charge
fares according to the installed meters, auto rickshaw drivers usually
resort to bargaining with commuters.
By Motorcycle Taxis
Motorcycle taxis are a unique mode of transport in Goa and particularly
suitable for solitary tourists. A driver known as the 'pilot' rides the
motorcycle and carries only one pillion rider at a time.