With its impeccable natural attractions featuring cascading waterfalls, lush greenery, scenic hill stations, pictorial lakes, picturesque dams, abiding temples, and rich culture, Dadra and Nagar Haveli keeps tourist attention growing. Its biodiversity and heritage are remarkable at the same time. Explore the destination with compact tour packages offered by your tour guide.
Climate: Tropical Climate
Best Time to Visit Dadra and Nagar Haveli: It’s November-March
Showered with greenery, flowing rivers, panoramic valleys, and striking mountains, Dadra and Nagar Haveli is also a realm of some architectural spledour, such as – Swaminarayan Temple, The Church of Our Lady of Piety, Om Mandir. On the other hand, Madhuban Dam is one of the choicest attractions here about 12 km away from Silvassa by car.
You can get local guidance. Or, let your travel agent guide you. The far-fetching view the River Daman Ganga River puts forward is eye-pleasing. The Government of Gujarat and the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli build this dam together. Boating facilities in the region add a satisfying delight to your tour.
This biodiversity-rich area is home to a variety of wildlife creatures, such as chital, lions, nilgai, sambhar, blackbucks, peacocks, flame back woodpeckers, thrushes, paradise fly-catcher. Vasona Lion Safari, The Lion Safari Wildlife Park, and Satmaliya Deer Park are the top wildlife sanctuaries in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
As you approach Satmaliya Deer Park, you spot a watchtower/machan near the water hole. It helps you capture the widespread sight of the park, including the outlying Madhuban Dam. Situated at a distance of 10kms from Silvassa, the park was built to preserve the Asiatic lion and Panthera Leo.
Two detached geographical parts, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, sit in western India, covering an area of about 491 sq. km. When the State of Gujarat surrounds Dadra, Nagar Haveli is between Maharashtra and Gujarat states with the administrative headquarters, Silvassa. Towards the east and northwest, the topography of the region is hilly.
Sahyadri mountain ranges on the Wester Ghats make the terrain hilly in this area. The Union Territory boasts of its beauty encompassing Vanganga Lake Garden, a picture-perfect garden; Dudhni Lake, the Kashmir of the West; Tribal Cultural Museum, a rich cultural heritage; Kauncha, an ideal site for nature lovers; Hirwa Van Garden, a compact destination.
Transportation by road happens via Mumbai, Delhi NH 8, and Baroda. The nearest rail station of the region is VapiRailway Station is around 15 km away from the center of Silvassa, involving a hassle-free connection with Mumbai. In addition to it, the nearest airport to Dadra and Nagar Haveli is Mumbai is around 120 km away from Silvassa city.
Here comes savouring the regional food. The cuisine styles of Dadra and Nagar Haveli contain more vegetables and pulses. Relish the food affair involving sweet dal, different types of chutneys made using raw mangoes leaves, ajoola leaves, ubadiyu, seafood delicacies, crab-made dishes, et al. Furthermore, restaurants in Silvassa offer foods belonging to other cultures. To enjoy the utmost, choose customized tour packages for Dadra and Nagar Haveli trips.
Festivals of the region are of entire festivals of India. Celebrations revolve around Ganesh Chaturthi, Kite Festival, Navratri, Akhatriji, Barash festival, Holi, Villianur Temple Car festival, Masimagam festival, Parsi New Year, etc. Give yourself access to an exclusive Dadra and Nagar Haveli venture.