Top 10 places to visit in Dadra and Nagar Haveli

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[et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a union territory located towards the western parts of India. This place was said to be ruled by the Portuguese at one point in time. The place is known for more than its history. Located in the foothills of the Western Ghats, Dadra and Nagar Haveli offers a picturesque view of the hills. The tribal group occupies the majority of the population, now that is something you don’t come across everywhere. One can experience the rich culture of this union territory and is also a getaway from the busy city. Since it is located near the coast, the climate can get quite humid during summers. The ideal time to visit this place would be between November-March. Here are the top 10 places to explore in this Union territory.

1. Silvassa

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Known for its tribal culture, Silvassa attracts a lot of tourists from the country. This is the perfect place to kick start your tour. The tribal cultural museum will be sure to grab your attention, one can witness artefacts like masks and musical instruments. Places like Bal Udyan Park is an ideal spot for kids to have some playtime. The other famous attractions in this place are Vanganga Garden, Nakshatra Garden and the Silvassa Vasona Lion safari.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: October – March

2. Vapi

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Popularly known as the ‘City of Chemicals.’ This city is located near the banks of the River Damanganga. However, the most popular place in the city is called square, where the majority of the people hang out and spend a good time together. Places like Jampore beach and Devka Beach are popular among the locals.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: Throughout the year

3. Dudhani

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Situated on the border of Maharashtra, Dudhani is a wonderful place with a mixture of scenic beauty and wonderful culture. If you are someone who wishes to explore such places, this city might live up to your expectations. One can enjoy various activities like water sports. However, the main attraction in the city is the Himaivan Garden

BEST TIME TO VISIT: October – March

4. Dadra

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Located a few kilometres from north of Gujarat, Dadra is a small town with beautiful tourist attractions. Places like Dadra Garden and BAPS Shri Narayan Temple are among the few attractions.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: November – March

5. Khanvel

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If you are someone who loves nature, Khanvel is one place you shouldn’t miss out on. The beautiful scenic views from the hills is a view you should witness. One can also witness the river Sakartod flow through the hills. This place is indeed a travellers paradise. Khanvel is an ideal place to enjoy the serene atmosphere and witness elegance, like no other place.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: December – February

6. Chanod

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Chanod is a town located in Gujarat. It is located near the banks of the River Narmada, which is considered highly holy among the locals. Chanod is mostly known for its temples. It attracts plenty of pilgrims from in and around the state. Kashi Vishwanath is one of the famous temples in the town, with beautiful wall paintings.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: November – February

7. Satmaliya deer Park

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As the name implies, this place is home to various deer species such as spotted deer, Black Buck, Nilgai and many more.  The lush green park is beguiling to look at. This place would show you how beautiful Mother Nature is and get you up close. Needless to say, this place attracts plenty of tourists regularly. One can explore this place with the help of a safari.


8. Madhuban

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The most famous place in this city is the Madhuban Dam. Located at a distance of 40km from Silvassa. If you are someone who enjoys nature and adventure, this place offers various activities like boating, water scooters and aqua bikes. The place also has plenty of picnic spots and tent setups for tourists, with an option of cooking, now who wouldn’t love a rustic meal out in the beautiful atmosphere?

BEST TIME TO VISIT: October – March

9. Bindrabin

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Bindrabin is said to be one of the holiest places in Dadra and Nagar Haveli. This place is home to the famous Bindrabin temple. It is situated near the banks of the river Sakartod. The Deity of this temple is Lord Shiva. The temple is visited by plenty of tourists regularly.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: November – June

10. Hirva Van Garden

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This place is known for its lush greenery and cascading waterfalls. It is said that the garden is devoted to the tribal God known as Hirva. One can spend quality time with family and friends, by enjoying the greenery and the view of the waterfalls.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: November – March



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