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Chapora River

Chapora River, Goa

The Chapora River is river of the Northern Goa district. It originally started from Ramghat (Maharashtra state). It is go into Arabic sea at the Vagator Beach, North Goa.

Chapora River, Goa is in Northern Goa and it runs from westward into Arabian sea and it demarcates the border between North Goa Talukas of Pernem and Bardez. The river originates at Ramghat and in the neighbouring state of Maharashtra which enters Goa and it flows into the Arabian Sea. The Vagator beach which is an extension at the delta or estuary of the river is a tourist destination which is located to the South. The village of Morjim which is located at the Chapora River and is since 18th Century has still a village community dwellings with beautiful huts and the fisheries along with many primitive ways of fishing makes it a place to visit.

Chapora River not only provides an opportunity to see Goa with a different angle but the beautiful Chapora Fort adds to the beauty of the river. The important tourist locations adjacent to river gives the panoramic view of the river and the fort is known for the very closeness to Vagator beach which could be seen from the small hillock. The walls of the fort are built using Red-laterite stories along with the beautiful sight of Chapora river which emerges and suddenly the fort with it being a part of the sequences in the hit movie “Dil Chahta Hai” suddenly it become the cynosure of all eyes and got lot more visitors.

The backwaters of Chapora River helps to enjoy many activities and the best one could do is that the person could enjoy fishing and bird watching as many of the sea-birds accompany you once you go for boating. There are different packages available for the boat ride and it could be said that the trail is very romantic from where one could enjoy swimming in safe waters along with the thoughts which may spellbound at every instance.

Tourist attractions: Vagator Beach, Chapora Fort, Boating, Fishing, Swimming, Dolphin view.

Location Path: Ramghat (Maharashtra), Pernem, Bardez and Vagator Beach

Total Length: 21 kilometers

Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 20.2 20.2 24.6 24.6 24.7 24.7 24.7 24.7 24.7 23.8 21.6 21.6
Average High (℃) 31.8 31.8 32.6 32.6 30.3 30.3 30.3 30.3 30.3 31.7 32.8 32.8