Separated by the Arabian sea, Daman & Diu is a Union Territory located at Western coast of India. Along with Goa, this place was also ruled by the Portuguese for almost 450 years. Consequently, this territory was separated from Goa in 1987 and managed to get tourist attraction as a place of Forts, Beaches, Churches, Lighthouses and a vibrant Night life. Diu Fort, Nagoa & Jallandhar Beach, St Paul’s Church, Jain Temple, Diu Museum are few of the places of attractions.
Main languages: Gujarati, Konkani, Hindi, English
When to go: October to May
Getting There & Away: How to reach Daman & Diu
Road: National Highway 8 (NH-8), running between Mumbai and Ahmedabad helps this territory in maintaining a good road link with important cities of western India.
Rail: Nearest Railway station is Vapi, located around 12 kms away from the main territory. Another railway station serving the area is the Valsad Junction, located about 35 kms away from the territory.
Air: Daman Airport is Indian Navy Airbase and Diu Airport is for commercial Air services. Air connectivity is maintained using Air bases located in Mumbai city.