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General Information
Daman & Diu Tours to Daman & Diu are really fascinating. Daman & Diu is a small still beautiful, striking and mesmerizing paradise, surrounded by Gujrat. Daman & Diu is the second smallest union territory of India. Till 1987, Daman & Diu was the part of Goa. Daman & Diu are actually two sea locations and enclosed by Gujrat. Daman is a small part in the Gulf of Khambhat (cambay) while Diu is an island joined to the mainland of Gujarat by a creek.

Tours to Daman & Diu will take you to cities, famous for its beaches and liquor. Tours to Daman & Diu allures visitors specially stressed city folks to its clam, serene and picturesque beaches. There are amusement parks to offer best recreation at Devka and Nani Daman Beaches in Daman and festive day's illuminations are special retreat to eyes.

On tours to Daman & Diu , you can go to The amusement park on the Devka beach and Nani Daman, which rejuvenates and recreates the tourists. The illumination on festive days is a treat to the eyes. Daman &Diu have gorgeous colonial forts and churches having magnificent architecture. Nagoa Beach is a ideal place for people seeking solitude. Other beaches in Diu are Mandvi, Chakratirath, Jallandhar, and Gomtimata. Virginity & serenity of surroundings give peace & pleasure beyond words.

How to reach Daman & Diu
By Air : The nearest international and domestic airport Mumbai is only 193kms away. All major airlines like Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Air Sahara, Air Deccan, Spice Jet, Kingfisher Airlines operate regular flights to and from Mumbai.

By Rail: Vapi, the nearest Railhead is only 12kms away. Mumbai and Ahmedabad are two very important Railway Stations of the Western Railways, which are very close from Daman.

By Road: NH No. 8 connects Daman by motorable road with Ahmedabad 367 Km, Mumbai 193 Km, Vadodara 300 Km. etc

Weather Overview
Spending holidays in Daman & Diu is a pleasure since it has a maritime climate. The summer season is simply scorching in Daman as compared to neighboring Diu. As far as clothing is concerned, cottons are ideal during the winters as the sea heavily influences the climate of this place. The ideal time to visit Daman and Diu is from September to May owing to a pleasant climate.

Places Of Interest
Devka Beach
Devka Beach It has an amusement park with a number of colourful fountains and is a place to frolic around.

Nani Daman
It has an ancient church, a fort and a fishing dock. The lighthouse offers that mystic charm to its lovely beach.


Moti Daman Fort
Moti Daman Fort The huge fort dates back to 16th century. A large number of Portuguese gentry used to reside within the confine of the Fort with their families.

Damanganga Tourist Complex
An artificially built complex self-contained with Cafeteria, Cottages, Conference Hall, Health Club etc is sure to enchant you with its beauty, facilities and size.

Fort of Diu
Among the tourist attractions in Daman and Diu, the Diu Fort acquires a prominent position. Skirted by the sea on the three sides, the imposing structure dominates the townscape and offers a magnificent view of the sea.

Church of Bom Jesus
Church of Bom Jesus The church was built by the Portuguese in 17th century and is famous for their impressive rosewood carvings.

Hilsa Aquarium
The recently developed Hilsa Aquarium displays a good collection of exotic and colouful fish.


Nagoa Beach
Nagoa Beach This semi-circular beach is in Bucharwada village. You can swim or engage in various water sports.

Jampore Beach
The serene beach is an ideal place to and listen to the whisper of the palm tress and laze around.


Gangeshwar Temple
Gangeshwar Temple The temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva houses five lingas in the midst of the rocks on the seashore.






Shopping
Shopping Although Daman and Diu is not a typical shopping destination, still shopping in Daman and Diu can be a cool experience.

Daman is particularly noted for Customs Shops selling seized foreign goods in attractive prices.

If you are keen on shopping in Daman and Diu, you can look for
  • Leather slippers
  • Woven of bamboo mats and baskets
You can find Electronic goods, Gift articles, attractive household appliances for shopping in Daman and Diu.

Maharaja Super Market, Princess Park at Devka Beach are renowned shopping areas, which offer good shopping in Daman and Diu.

Regular beach items like goods made of seashell, oysters etc are also available at Devka Beach, Nani Daman.

Eating Out
In February, Daman is known for its papri, which are boiled, sweet and salty peas. Crab and lobsters are delicacies in October. The streets of Daman have bars that sell beer, Scotch whisky and feni. Tody is also found in abundance. Most restaurants have their own eating points. Food in Diu can be very cheap to expensive. Good seafood and Chinese dishes deserve special mention. With some luck, one can also taste Parsee food here.
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