The union territories of Daman and Diu lie on the edge of the southern borders of Gujarat, in western India. The northern side of the isolated island, Diu, facing Gujarat, is made of tidal marsh and saltpans, while the southern coast alternates between limestone cliffs, rocky coves and sandy beaches. Known for their beaches and exotic liquors, these twin islands are a tourist's haven for escaping the cacophony of mundane life. Be it the rich historic past or the faint songs of the anglers, everything in Daman and Diu assist in creating a paradise for one in search of tranquility.
|Area||Daman 5.67 sq km; Diu -17.76 sq km|
|Capital||Summer - Max 36, Min 20;
Winter - Max 26, Min 20
|Best Time to Visit||October to May|
Daman is provided with an airport and is connected to Baroda and Mumbai. Only traveler's cheques are exchangeable
The nearest railhead is Vapi at a distance of 17 km from the capital city. Silvassa is about 180 km from Mumbai and 120 km from Surat via the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway 8.