Traveler Information

Goa is a paradise for tourists. People are friendly, warm and welcoming to everyone. Ample local transport is available including taxies. The place is full of surprises and offers indulgences for travelers ranging from backpackers to luxury seekers alike.

You should know

About your Race

  • Your race is in South Goa and will begin from Patnem Beach, which is about 60 Kilometers from both Goa International Airport and Railway Station (1H 30M drive).
  • Your race briefing will begin at 5:00 PM sharp on November 3, 2017. Race Briefing is mandatory for all participants to attend.
  • Flag-off will be at 7:00 AM on November 4, 2017.
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About your Arrival in Goa

  • All participants are advised to arrive 1 day prior to the race so that they can attend the mandatory race briefing. Also it is a good chance to get together with other participants and rest amply before the race.
  • Goa's taxi service is available 24x7 and offers standardized rates. There are also pre-paid taxies available directly from Airport or Railway station.
  • Vehicle rentals (Daily basis) both 4 wheelers and 2 wheelers are also available. But we recommend this option only for those who know their way around Goa.

About your Accommodation

  • Participants are advised to find hotels preferably around Patnem beach (Canacona area if you want to expand your preferences) for the duration of the event to avoid inconvenience.
  • There are a lot of hotels around the area from economy to luxury depending on your preference.

About Language

  • The official language of Goa is Konkani. However people here are also fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi and Portuguese.

About Cuisines and Attractions

  • Goa is a foodie's paradise. From juicy seafood to appetizing continental dishes, they have it all.
  • There are several fine dining restaurants, but for the real taste, we suggest you visit the local taverns called Shacks.