Panjim or Panaji as it is locally known is the capital city of Goa. Lying on the banks of the Mandowi tiver estuary, Panjim emits its own charm with its Portuguese ambience and relaxed way of life. Panjim attracts millions of tourists from all quarters of the world with its sun and sand. Besides the beaches the region offers plenty of interesting tourist attractions which are worth a visit. Few of the popular tourist attractions of the region include Panjim Church, Goa State museum, 18th June Road, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and much more. The best time to visit Panjim is during the months of December and January when the weather is just perfect for a perfect holiday.
Panaji boasts of superior connectivity to various states like Karnataka, Maharashtra and other cities by a maze of highways that offer smooth and comfortable journeys for enthusiastic travellers. The state Government along with numerous private players operates efficient bus services. Few of the popular bus routes include Panjim to Mumbai
, Panjim to Pune
, Panjim to Bangalore, Panjim to Lonavala and much more. With the online availability of bus tickets on websites like redBus.in, bus bookings from Panjim have become completely easy and hassle free. Moreover there are fleet of buses of varied classes, ranging from AC Volvo to Non AC buses, to choose from, thereby, catering to all tastes and needs.
There are quite a few options where tourists to head to for an exciting weekend getaway. For beach lovers there is always Goa and Dona Paula. While, people looking to head off the beaten path can explore Pansimol Rock Art (72km), Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Molem National Park (60km) among others.