Famously known as ‘little Russia’, Morjim is located near Chapora and is known for its crystal clear water and palm streaked coastline. The word Morjim is derived from the goddess, ‘Morzai’. Morjim is home to the endangered Olive Ridley turtles who use the beach as a nesting spot.
The closest railway station is at Pernem, at a distance of 18 kms and there are auto rickshaws and cabs available at the station to get to Morjim. The Dabolim airport is 60 kms away with a prepaid taxi service.There are buses available at Mapusa that travel through the southern and northern part of Morjim. Most places in Morjim are close-by and can be explored on foot. The closest bus stand is the Kadamba bus station at Mapusa which is 13 kms away. You can travel to Morjim from Panaji (28 kms) or Mapusa either by local bus or taxis.