About the walk

The banks of Goa’s five major rivers—Chapora, Mandovi, Zuari, Sal and Talpona—are covered in mangrove plants. Out of the 16 mangrove species found in Goa, many fall under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act (1972) and are a protected category. These plants prevent soil erosion, stabilise coastlines and protect the land from tidal surges and cyclonic storms. Mangroves are also hubs of biodiversity and house a variety of birds, insects, crustaceans, fish, etc.

On this tour, we will explore the flora and fauna of Goa and learn about need to protect mangroves.

This guided tour is free.

Walk Time
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Walk Date
Meeting Time
08:45 am
Panaji | |

A Nature Trail through the Mangroves of Panjim

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Meeting Time

08:45 AM

Meeting point

Divja Circle, under Mandovi Bridge, Panaji

Nearest Bus/Metro station

Kadamba bus stand, Panaji

About the walk

The banks of Goa’s five major rivers—Chapora, Mandovi, Zuari, Sal and Talpona—are covered in mangrove plants. Out of the 16 mangrove species found in Goa, many fall under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act (1972) and are a protected category. These plants prevent soil erosion, stabilise coastlines and protect the land from tidal surges and cyclonic storms. Mangroves are also hubs of biodiversity and house a variety of birds, insects, crustaceans, fish, etc.

On this tour, we will explore the flora and fauna of Goa and learn about need to protect mangroves.

This guided tour is free.

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Please Note

  • Parking available at Divja Circle and at the starting point of the trail. The starting point is 1.1 km away Divja Circle.
  • Photography allowed.
  • No entry fees.
  • Carry a raincoat or an umbrella, as it will probbaly rain during the walk.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and carry a good amount of drinking water.