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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
Nice Village

We drove through the Chorao island enjoying the scenery around. As such it looks like any village... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Krishnan U
Bengaluru, India
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Near Mandovi River, Panjim, India
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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.

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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

2  Thank Krishnan U
Reviewed 14 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.

1  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.

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

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

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...

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

3  Thank VeenaK154
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

So wonderful to get for a ride after crossing with ferry inside local villages. We looked at the sunset from the Jesus's statue, overlooking at water flow information,clouds passing by and silence everywhere. Not interesting if you look for adrenaline rush... Interesting for soul searching.

1  Thank Matilde M
Reviewed 10 June 2017

It is one of the island in Mandovi River. The place is best known for its Bird sanctuary and laid back greenery. The place can be reached easily by free ferry rides from Ribander. Nature lover's paradise. Do carry water and food as stalls are...More

1  Thank joyienjoy
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