tranquil magical land of 70 villages, sandwiched between the states
of Gujarat and Maharashtra, near Daman, was liberated in 1954 from
the Portuguese. Confined to an area of only 491 sq. km, this is
the homeland of some simple, brave and colourful tribals, who have
enriched it with their rich folklore and vibrant lifestyle.
Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli enjoys a very pleasant
climate from November to March. The temperature is not very high
in summer, either. Due to the proximity of the sea, the nights are
How To Get There
Rail: The nearest railhead is Vapi in Gujarat.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli is very near to the Mumbai-Baroda-Delhi National
Highway. The capital, Silvassa, is about 14 km from Vapi in Gujarat.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli is 180 km from Mumbai and 150 km each from
Surat, Nasik and Saputara, 27 km from Daman.