Located on the western tip of the Island of Chorao along the river Mandovi is the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary. Named after the eminent Indian ornithologist Salim Ali, it’s located and away from the beaches of Goa.This sanctuary is a must to visit in Goa. This is a paradise on earth for the nature and bird lovers. In the sanctuary, you can find a variety of species of both plants and birds. The 178 hectare sanctuary is covered with thick layers of mangrove forest. Enriched with a variety of species, this sanctuary gives a chance to come across the true natural beauty and is the best place to visit in Goa.