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Dadra and Nagar Haveli Tourism

Perched on the Western Ghats Dadra and Nagar Haveli offers soothing sylvan surroundings. The quaint sleepy land is a pleasant getaway from the daily grind.

The laidback towns with Portuguese influences seem to never have known the urban hurry. A perfect place for a short refreshing holiday.

If you are looking for a quick getaway from the daily grind, a short travel to Dadra and Nagar Haveli can be the best bet. The erstwhile Portuguese colony was included in the Indian Union only in 1961.

Perched on the western side of the foothills of the Western Ghats, the tiny land, comprising of nearly 70 villages, lies as if sandwiched between two major states of Gujarat and Maharashtra.

A soothing sylvan surrounding and a pleasant climate welcomes you as you travel to Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The bluish Western Ghat hills beyond complement the stretches of green forests and gentle murmur of the rivers rendering the land a magical splendor.

The predominantly tribal populace is warm hearted and an add-on to the serene ambience for which you travel to Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The distinct culture bearing the legacy of Portuguese rule manifest in the fairs and festivals of the region, which are also a good excuse for a travel to Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Specialty of Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli, a land of natural beauty, is endowed with lush greenery, meandering rivers, gurgling streams, dotting ranges of mountains and a stunning kaleidoscope of fauna and flora. This union territory is one of the most tranquil holiday destinations in India.

How To Reach Dadra And Nagar Haveli

Dadra & Nagar Haveli invites you with its verdant forests, bluish mountain ranges in the horizon, gurgling rivers and myriad variety of flora and fauna. The tranquil nature would offer you that 'far-from-the-madding-crowd' escape.

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By Road

National Highway No8 (Western Express Highway) just pass by the region. The state capital Silvassa is well connected with the important cities of western India -

By Rail

The nearest railhead is Vapi. Important trains regularly serve this railways station

By Air

Although Dadra & Nagar Haveli does not have an airport within its territory, the nearest airport Mumbai is only 164kms away.

Shopping in Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is sure to entangle you with its calm sylvan surrounding, large waterfronts and gurgling waterfalls, but is not a typical shopping destination.

Still shopping in Dadra and Nagar Haveli can be a pleasant experience for the discerning shopper. Like all places in India, this tiny land also boasts of its handicrafts, which can turn out to be a great shopping in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

While shopping in Dadra and Nagar Haveli watch out for
  • Leather slippers
  • Woven of bamboo mats and baskets
  • Articles made of greenish gold torpe grass

The above items are available at local shops and emporia at reasonable prices.

Places to See in Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Nestled within the two states, this union territory attracts tourists for its serenity. The place has got numerous tourist attractions, starting from beautiful lakes to landscaped gardens, roaring waterfalls to hilly forests. The territory has even got places for water sports. Following are some of the famous tourist places, which one can not afford to miss while traveling to this territory:
  • Ecotourism
  • Silvassa Wildlife Tour
  • Tribal Museum
  • Himivan Health Resort
  • Vanganga Lake Garden
  • Tapovan Tourist Complex
  • Hirwa Van
  • Island Garden
  • Mini Zoo and Bal Udyan
  • Vandhara Udyan
  • Vanvihar Tourist Complex
  • Water Sports Centre, Dudhani

Hotels of Dadra and Nagar Haveli

The Union territory is one of the most upcoming tourist's destinations in India. Reputed for its abundant natural beauty and rich flora and fauna Dadra and Nagar Haveli is home to some of the finest hotels. Ranging from five star to budget hotels the Union territory has it all. More Details...

Last Updated on : November 22, 2014