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Weekend Getaways near Daman

After days of hard work, a short break from the routine becomes the need of hour.  A short vacation for a day or two is an ideal option to destress, especially when time is a major constraint. A weekend getaway with your family and friends is relaxing and rejuvenating. Daman offers you a number of getaways, known for their scenic beauty, where you can indulge in a variety of activities, explore the nearby places, shop till you drop, relish various mouth-watering delicacies and spend some quality time with your loved ones. Silvassa, Nashik, Surat, Mumbai are easily accessible from Daman and provide everything to make your trip a memorable one.

Silvassa near Daman

Silvassa, the capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a spectacular tourist destination. Known for its scenic beauty and rich cultural heritage it is an ideal getaway from the maddening crowds of the city. Silvassa, home to many tribes, boasts of a tribal museum that houses various ornaments, hunting gadgets, musical instruments, household articles and various other artifacts, depicting the tribals way of life. It is quite popular among the tourists as it offers a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the tribals in Silvassa and tourists can also shop for various souvenirs like Warli paintings, palm leaf mats etc.

Weekend Getaways near Daman

Popularly called the  ‘Beauty spot of the Island Gardens’, the Vanganga Lake Garden is another popular tourist destination here. It is known for its greenery, thatched huts, Japanese style wooden bridges and a variety of colourful flowers.  Vasona Lion Safari, Deer Park, Hirwa Van, Bal Udyan and Mini Zoo are some other famous picnic spots in Silvassa. The Church of Our Lady of Piety and Swaminarayan Temple are famous religious places in Silvassa, known for their exquisite architecture. Madhuban Dam, Bindrabin Temple, Kauncha are other popular tourist destinations in Silavassa.

How to reach Silvassa from Daman?

The distance between Daman and Silvassa is about 28 kilometres. It takes around 45 minutes by road to reach Silvassa from Daman. Taxis and buses are available on a regular basis. You can also opt for rented cabs by private travel agents to reach Silvassa.

Where to stay in Silvassa?

There are a number of resorts and hotels in Silvassa, providing the visitors a comfortable stay. They provide a number of facilities, at reasonable rates. The visitors can chose the appropriate option depending upon the need as well as budget.

Khanvel Resort
Address: Next to Van Vihar Complex, Chauda Village, Khanvel, Silvassa - 396230
Phone No:  02602677401

Hill View Resort
Address: Village Chauda,Near Khanvel Garden, Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli - 396230
Phone No: 02602677066
Website: hillviewresort.com

Daman Ganga Valley
Address: Opposite Vandhara Gardan Naroli Road, Silvassa - 396230
Phone No: 02602644444

Hotel Krishna
Address: Gujarat State Highway 185, Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli - 396230
Phone No: 0260 264 0031
Website: hotelkrishnasilvassa.com

Nashik near Daman

The ‘Wine Capital of India’, Nashik is one of the most rapidly developing cities in Maharashtra. Apart from its greenery and scenic beauty, it is also famous for its religious places of worship and picnic spots. The Trimbakeshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is one of the most famous temples in Nashik, visited by pilgrims all over the world. Tapovan, associated with the epic Ramanyana is an important holy place for the Hindus and is known for its natural beauty and lush green forests. The Mukti Dham Temple, Kalaram Temple, Shree Saptshrungi Devi Temple, Someshwar Temple, Kapaleshwar Temple, Sundarnarayan Temple, Ramkund are other holy sites that attract a large number of pilgrims.
Weekend tourist spots near Daman

The Pandavleni caves are known for their wonderful architecture and Jain inscriptions and carvings. Dudhsagar waterfalls is among the best waterfalls in Nashik and is a must visit, especially during the monsoon. Sula Vineyards, Artillery Centre and the Coin Museum are other popular tourist destinations in Nashik. The Kumbh Mela Fair, one of the largest and grandest of its kind, held in Nashik, attracts huge crowd from far and wide.

How to reach Nashik from Daman ?

Nashik is at a distance of about 150 kilometres from Daman and it takes around 2 hours 45 minutes to reach Nashik from Daman.  Regular buses are available from Daman to Nashik. Otherwise one can go to Vapi from Daman, and then  reach Nashik from Vapi by train. One can also avail private buses and taxi services to reach Nashik from Daman.

Where to stay in Nashik ?

Being an important pilgrimage centre, Nashik has a number of accommodation options to suit all pockets. Right from budget hotels and dharmashalas to three star and five star hotels, one can choose the appropriate option according to the budget. The courteous staff and the pleasant ambiance make your stay a comfortable one.

Hotel Quality Inn
Address: Pune Road, Shivaji Nagar, Nashik, Maharashtra - 422006
Phone No: 02532412441
Website: qualityinn.com

Hotel Samrat
Address:  Old Agra Rd, Nashik, Maharashtra - 422002
Phone No: 02532577211
Website: hotelsamratnasik.com

Hotel Royale Heritage
Address: G.P.O. Road, Near Shalimar, Nashik, Maharashtra - 422001
Phone No: 09822040200
Website: royaleheritage.com

Mumbai near Daman

The financial capital of India, ‘the city that never sleeps’, Mumbai is one of the most visited tourist spot in India. Be it lakes or picnic spots or historical sites or religious places of worship, this ‘city of dreams’ has plenty to offer to its visitors. Beaches like the Juhu Beach, Aksa Beach, Chowpatty, Versova Beach, Gorai Beach etc attract huge crowds especially during the weekends. Gateway of India, Jogeshwari Caves, Kanheri Caves, Worli Fort, Mumbai Film City, Flora Fountain, Rajabhai Clock Tower, Asiatic Library Building,  Jogger’s Park, Nehru Planetarium, Prince of Wales Museum are some of the sites and monuments that attract large number of history lovers.

Mumbai near Daman

Essel World, Hanging Gardens, Kamala Nehru Park, Chota Kashmir Lake, Water Kingdom, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Elephanta Caves, Ajanta and Ellora Caves are some of the picnic spots that attract hoards of visitors on an everyday basis. Mumba Devi Temple, Panchamukha Hanuman Temple, Walkeshwar Temple, Babulnath Temple, ISKON Temple, Mahalakshmi Temple, Siddhivinayak Temple, St Thomas Cathedral, Mount Mary Church, Haji Ali Dargah, Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue are some of the religious places where you can experience divinity and spiritual tranquillity.  

How to reach Mumbai from Daman ?

Mumbai is at a distance of about 170 kilometres from Daman and takes around 2 hours and forty minutes by road. One can go from Daman to Vapi by local buses or taxis and then reach Mumbai by train. One can also opt for private vehicles or cabs to reach Mumbai.

Where to stay in Mumbai ?

When it comes to accommodation, tourists in Mumbai are spoilt for choice. From 5- star, 4- star and 3- star hotels to economy hotels and resorts, Mumbai has a number of options for its visitors. These hotels are well equipped with all basic amenities and facilities, ensuring that the visitors have a pleasant stay.

JW Marriott Hotel
Address: Juhu Tara Rd, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Phone No: 02266933000
Website: www.marriott.com

The Orchid
Address: 70/C, Nehru Rd, Vile Parle East, Mumbai -  400099
Phone No: 02226164040

Kohinoor Elite
Address: Kohinoor City, Kirol Road, Off. LBS Road, Kurla West, Kohinoor City Phase 1 Rd, Rajawadi, Kurla West, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400070
Phone No: 093 11177444

Saputara near Daman

Saputara is a popular and picturesque hill station located in Gujarat. Its cool and pleasant climate with plethora of tourist destinations, makes it an ideal location for sight-seeing. Saputara Lake, Gira Waterfalls, Lake Garden, Sunset Point, the Ropeway are some of the popular pinic spots in Saputara. The Tribal Museum in Saputara contains a collection of ancient artifacts, depicting the lifestyle of the trial Dang population.

Saputara near Daman

The Rose Garden is a beautiful garden, with a number of species of multihued roses, providing a visual treat for the visitors. Nageshwar Mahadev Temple and Saptashrungi Devi Mandir are the popular temples, attracting a large number of visitors. Waghai, Ahwa, Artist’s Village, Ambapada are tiny hamlets in Saputara, known for their scenic beauty and attractions. Honey Bees Centre, Hatgadh Fort, Vansda National Park, Step Garden, Echo Point, Forest Nursery, Townview Point, Forest Log Huts, Purna Sanctuary, Governor’s Hill, Pandava Caves are other popular tourist hotspots in Saputara.

How to reach Saputara from Daman ?

Saputara is at a distance of about 97 kilometres from Daman and takes around around two and a half hours to reach by road. As Saputara as well as Daman do not have their own railway stations, it is advisable to got to Saputara by private vehicles, buses or rented cabs.

Where to stay in Saputara ?

Saputara has a number of moderately priced resorts and hotels that cater to people of all budgets. Equipped with all the basic facilities and courteous and co-operative staff, these hotels are easily accessible from major tourist spots and ensure that the guests have a comfortable stay.

Aakar Lords Inn
Address: Nasik Road, Saputara, Gujarat - 394720
Phone No: 02631 237 551
Website: lordshotels.com

Shilpi Hill Resort
Address: Surat-Saputara-Nasik Highway, Saputara Hill-Station, Gujarat - 394720
Phone No: 02631237231
Website: shilpihillresort.com

Vaity Ropeway Resort
Address: Table Land Ghat Rd, Saputara, Gujarat - 394720
Phone No: 09638836555
Website: vaityropewayresort.com

Apart from these places, there are a number of other weekend getaways from Daman, where you can plan your trip with your family and loved ones.  Apart from sight-seeing, these getaways enable you spend some quality time with your family, away from the maddening crowds of the city, leaving you relaxed and rejuvenated, making your weekend a memorable one.

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