Silvassa, the capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, is a favourite tourist destination. It has captured the attention of tourists from both far and near. This region has grown into a booming town and has provided employment to the local people. Many multinational companies setup their base here when the initial tax-free status was provided for them by the Indian Government. Silvassa is only 13 km away from Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Places to Stay
Silvassa provides many budget hotels for tourists throughout the region. Some of the hotels are Madhuban Hotel (Tariff – Rs.900), Woodlands Regency (Tariff – Rs.900), Raj Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500), and Pearl Resort (Tariff – Rs.600).
The official languages spoken in Silvassa are Gujarati and Marathi. However, people here also speak in Warli.
The most important festivals celebrated in Silvassa are the Kite Festival in January, National Tribal Art and Food Festival in May, Monsoon Magic Festival in August, and Tarpa Festival in December.
Places of Interest
Tourists mainly visit Silvassa to escape the monotonous life and bask amidst nature. Some of the exotic places to visit are Khanvel which is located 21 km, Madhuban Reservoir 29 km, and Dudhani End Point which is 37 km away from Silvassa.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Silvassa is 166 km away located in Mumbai.
The nearest railway station is located in Vapi, which is 16.2 km away from Silvassa.
The roads leading to Silvassa are dotted with beautiful trees. There are many routes leading to this region from Mumbai, Surat, and Daman. As this region is famous for its industries, it is constantly buzzing with lots of buses and other modes of transport. There are buses from Rajkot, Dhoraji, Virpur, etc. to Silvassa run by private bus operators like Vinayaka Travels and Shreenath Travels. Travel websites offer discount on bus ticket booking, especially during the festive season.