Dadra and Nagar Haveli Tourism

India is blessed with scenic beauty and varied climate and landscapes ranging from hill stations to modern metro cities and villages. Not to forget, the union territories of India also are equally important because these also possess immense scenic beauty, natural surroundings, and eye catching tourist destinations that attract tourists from different corners of India and world. One such territory is the Dadra Nagar Haveli. It is located in western Maharashtra. Nagar Haveli is sandwiched between Gujarat and Maharashtra and Dadra is a few kilometers away from Nagar Haveli. The information given below will help you explore this union territory and take your decision to plan your trip to Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Location: West Maharashtra
Capital: Silvassa
Climate: Hot and humid summers, heavy rainfall, and pleasant winters


By air: Nearest airport - Daman and Mumbai
By rail: Connected with major junctions of Mumbai
By road: National Highway no. 8 connects Dadra and Nagar Haveli


List of Tourist Destinations

Hirwavan Garden:Hirwavan Garden of Dadra and Nagar Haveli This garden is named after the tribal deity Hirwa, which means Green Goddess. Flowing water is the theme of this park, and thus visitors can enjoy splendid views of waterfalls, rivulets, and springs, all manmade in this beautiful park. Various colorful shrubs and crisscross footpaths allow visitors enjoy the serenity of the park. Kiosks are put up at places where one can sit and rest, while children can enjoy in the play area of the garden.

Vanvihar Tourist Complex: The tourism department constructed a 36 bedded luxury accommodation facility for tourists to provide suitable accommodation to tourists. Almost 20 kilometers from Silvassa, located at Chauda, this accommodation is surrounded by beautiful landscape and clam and clean environment. River Sarkoda situated along the guest house also provides boating facility to tourists.

Tapovan Tourist Complex: Bindrabin is famous for its age old Lord Shiva temple. The temple is flooded with devotees from far and near places to seek the blessings of God. The tourism department of Dadra and Nagar Haveli takes utmost care of the tourists coming to Dadra and since Bindrabin was flooded with tourists but did not have any good accommodation, so the department constructed a decent accommodation beautified by fountains.

Water Sports Center, Dudhani: Dudhani located approximately 40 kilometers from Silvassa provides a perfect getaway for sport lovers. Thronged with adventure sport lovers, the water sport activities entertain tourists to a great extent.

Besides these tourists attractions there are many other temples, churches, etc., like Vandhara garden, Madhuban dam, historic churches, etc. Being in control of the Portugal rulers for a long the architecture reflects the construction ideas and style of the Portugal era. All this along with the tourist friendly environment of Dadra and Nagar Haveli always attracts tourists. All this bundled up with the flora and fauna and untouched natural scenic beauty is the perfect tourist destination for nature lovers.

Himaivan Health Resort: A twenty bedded super luxuries health resort has been completed near the water front at Kauncha - Dudhani which will provide a new concept of Health tourism in the tranquil woodlands of Kauncha village.