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Local Transportation in Goa

Hired Motor Bikes: Hired Motor bikes are the most preferred mode of transport among the younger tourists in Goa. Not only are they easy to handle and drive, but these two-wheelers can easily access the nearby villages through the narrow roads. The motor bikes are given on rent by many private organizations both in North as well as South Goa.
However, it should be kept in mind that petrol bunkers are only in Vasco and Panaji. North Goa is devoid of such bunkers and petrol has to be bought at a higher price from the locals. The motor bikes are usually hired at rates around Rs.400 along with a helmet.
Buses: Buses ply at a regular and frequent basis from all the districts of Goa. There are designated bus stops. The bus fares are inexpensive and cost about Rs. 10 to 15 for a ride of 30km.
Taxis: Taxis are also widely available and is often booked through the hotels and resorts. Even SUVs are also available and are a preferred mode of transport especially when traveling in groups.
Private Cars: There are quite a few number of rental companies that give cars on hire. These are a good option too. Sedans can easily accommodate 6-7 people. Cars usually charge Rs.1000 per day, excluding petrol charges.
Gypsies/Jeeps: Jeeps and Gypsies are available at various places around the town. They charge around Rs.800 per day, excluding the petrol charges. These Jeeps are especially comfortable to ride during the winter months.
Autorickshaws: All the various districts of Goa are having a wide network of autorickshaw service. Though unlike the other bigger cities, they do not run on meter, an autorickshaw drive is inexpensive. Night fares could be extra. Hence it is advised to negotiate before boarding.
Cruises and catamarons: Cruises are available twice a day from the Mandovari beach after the sunset. They cost around Rs.200 per head.
Catamarons are not exactly a viable mode of transport. However, they are available from almost all important beaches during the peak seasons.