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Take a boat tour!

We too an early morning boat tour with birdwatching guide Uday Mandrekar with another family of... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
Bengaluru, India
Every village has its beauty and its beautiful people

If you are not a resident and have the ambition to travel via road and ferry, the natural beauty of... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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Near Mandovi River, Panjim, India
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

We too an early morning boat tour with birdwatching guide Uday Mandrekar with another family of three. The river was quiet and beautiful at 6.30AM and Uday helped us spot so many varieties of birds that we wouldn't ever have otherwise. There were no mugger...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank GowriNK
Reviewed 3 November 2018

You may want to visit Chorao if you are looking for a nice, quiet place away from crowd and trafiic. beware though you will not find cafes, restaurants, stores ...etc that you can find at other popular places...

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank goancove
Reviewed 6 September 2018

If you are not a resident and have the ambition to travel via road and ferry, the natural beauty of Chorao is worth exploring and experiencing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We drove through the Chorao island enjoying the scenery around. As such it looks like any village in India, but you can see old Goan style houses in Chorao. Our biggest surprise was when google map landed up in a ferry ( was expecting to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank Krishnan U
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Its not a tourist spot. Its just a village like any other village in Goa. If you are an outsider than you enjoy visiting this village.

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank JayramG3
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Must visit to see the waterways and ferries which you can use to criss cross from one river island to the other. Beautiful Goan homes and trees and quiet streets, an interesting way to see Goa.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Surprisingly its a very little explored place by tourists, inspite of being in a very central location. Just a 10 minute ferry ride from Panjim - Old Goa road Its got the idlyllic bird sanctuary No impact of tourism at all in this quaint village...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Kumaresh_sekaran
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I had been warned by some Goans that the residents of Chorao are fiercely protective of their privacy, and that they are annoyed at the commercialization of their pristine island (which is understandable). I got a taste of this. On the ferry, I asked a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank Nanditasr
Reviewed 17 August 2017

If you have been to Goa so many times..stay at this place and you will finds a different version of Goa...

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AnoopS637
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Take the ferry from Ribander port across the Mandovi river to this little piece of heaven. Chorao island is the largest of the 17 islands of Goa. Be welcomed by greenery on all sides and sleepy old Goan houses. Feel free to stop by and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank VeenaK154
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