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While it's great to pick one destination to enjoy to the fullest, a day trip to a nearby town or attraction can be the icing on the cake of your vacation. ShermansTravel experts have rounded up the top day trips within a few hours' drive so you can experience that must-visit stretch of beach, national park, or under-the-radar city.

Day Trips from Goa

Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary

This wildlife sanctuary spread across 150 square miles is home to deer, jungle cats, and Malayan giant squirrels.

33 miles east of Panjim, Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary,
Tags: tour | day trip | wildlife | national park

Dudhsagar Falls

Goa’s most impressive waterfalls are on the state’s eastern border with Karnataka. Full-day tours are operated from Panjim and Calangute.

60 miles east of Goa,
Tags: hiking | tour | day trip


Hampi isn’t exactly a hop, skip and jump away. But this village, within the ruins of Vijayanagara, has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

217 miles east of Goa,
Tags: historic | culture | day trip | world heritage site

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