Old Goa, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Old Goa, India? If you're planning to go to Old Goa, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Old Goa, India

Based on the climate and weather in Old Goa, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Old Goa, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Old Goa, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Old Goa, India by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Old Goa in January, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you visit Old Goa during February, you might see that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you are traveling to Old Goa in March, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you visit Old Goa during April, you will probably notice that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you are traveling to Old Goa in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you go to Old Goa in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Old Goa is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you vacation in Old Goa during August, you are likely to see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Old Goa in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Old Goa is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you vacation in Old Goa during November, you may find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you vacation in Old Goa during December, you may notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to see the lovely Basilica of Bom Jesus, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit the Archaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Old Goa, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Old Goa.

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