The distance between these two cities is around 210Kms, and can be reached in approximately 3hrs 30min.Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Mapsa and Belagavi. Sea Bird Tourist is a major operator along this route. The first Sea Bird Tourist bus starts at 07:00 PM, and you can easily access buses till 07:00 PM. The Sea Bird Tourist buses have a minimum bus fare starting from Rs.400, and the maximum bus fare is Rs.400.
Sea Bird Tourist provide a number of options in the type of buses like Volvo A/C Multi-Axle SemiSleeper for your to choose from.
Mapsa, the headquarters of Bardez in the North Goa District, is a major tourist town. Known for its beaches, churches, temples and museums, Mapsa is also known for its adventurous activities like paragliding, parasailing, banana boat ride and surfing that can be enjoyed at the beaches. Sri Kalika Temple and Sri Morjee Temple, situated near Mapsa, attract devotees and tourists in large numbers. The Mascarenhas Mansion, another popular attraction near Mapsa, was constructed during the Portuguese rule in Portuguese architectural style with glass floral engravings. Several churches like the Church of St. Jerome, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Church of Our Lady of Rosary are situated nearby. Mapsa is famous for its Friday market, where a range of items like clothes, spices and dried fish are available. Mapsa is also the commercial centre of Goa where people from different regions come here to trade products like fruit, dried fish, toddy vinegar, spices and clothes.