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Goa has a lot of offer for wanderlust souls. Whether it’s the natural beauty to adventure, one can never of out of options here in Goa.  Nestled in midst of dense coconut forest and Shore of Chapora River, Chapora Fort is one idyllic destination that let you feel the tranquility that this hippy place holds within. That is why it is one of the most loved forts of Goa. No doubt the filmmakers of Hindi blockbuster “ Dil Chahta Hai” choose it. With a glorious history that dates back to 1717, Chapora Fort Goa has a sheer aesthetic beauty

While you reach the top, you will be stunned by the view as you can see river merging in the ocean.  This one scene is what makes it the best place to visit in Goa. If you have a quest to know about the history or want to get some praiseworthy clinks, then Chapora Fort is your ultimate destination.

The Travel

Reaching to Chapora Fort Goa is not at all a difficult task it is well-connected with the rest of the goa.  It is situated in  Bardez, North Goa that can be explored via road and railways. 

By train

To reach Chapora Fort Goa, the nearest railway station is Margao which is just 43 km away from this hidden gem of Goa. Upon reaching Margoa, you can either book a cab or two-wheeler to reach here. If you are traveling with local trains then Thivim and Pernem are the nearest railway stations that are 8Km and 15Km away from Bardez.

By road

 Reaching Chapora Fort via road is also easy.  Chapora Fort is just 10 km away from Mapusa, You can either hire a taxi or take a local bus from the city and reach here soon after. However, we would suggest you hire a bike or scooter and then hit the road.

By waterways

If you are already in Goa then you book a ferry ride from Anjuna and Vagator beaches to reach here.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Chapora Fort in either early morning or evening as sun dawn and dusk of this place leaves you in awe.  As far as best months of visit Chapoaro Fort are concerned, mid-November to mid-February is the best time to visit this place as the weather will not be too humid and hot during these months. With a clear sky during this time, you can have the best panoramic view of the Arabian Sea from here. Traveling during monsoon is the last thing that you should do.

Nearby attractions

Vagator beach and Chapora River are just next to the fort. If you want to enjoy an elephant ride then you can book Hathi tours at Bardez. Spa by Clarins is the ideal place to shed the tiredness and feel rejuvenated.

Making the plans

Visiting the Chapora Fort is one of the best things to do in Goa.  The place will amaze you in a number of ways. However, it is important that you plan the trip intelligently. Here are some of the travel tips.

  • Make sure that you are traveling in a group.  Traveling alone is not suggested here as the place can be deserted some time.
  • As the fort is situated on a hilltop, you need to hike a little bit to reach atop. Your sports shoes, sunscreen, hat, and a water bottle are your best allies in the hiking.
  • It is better to reach Chapora fort by your own vehicle.

Your trip to Goa is only half enjoyed if you don’t witness the mesmerizing sunset from the Chapora Fort. Make sure you include it in the bucket list of your tour to Goa. For more information about Goa tours, kindly visit our website. We will help you to plan your travel.

2 Reviews for Chapora Fort Goa

Sara Chavan

21 Reviews

Beautiful place, a must visit if you are with friends.

4/ 5

Beautiful place, a must visit if you are with friends.

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Neelam Shahapure

20 Reviews

Perfect place for a beautiful and mesmerizing sunset

4/ 5

If you are in Goa, you cannot miss visiting Chapora Fort! After all, we all wish to relive the bollywood moments (remember Dil Chahta Hai?). Apart from the Bollywood significance, the place is a perfect place for a beautiful and mesmerizing sunset. A must visit for every Goa tourist.

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