A reminiscent of the Portuguese era in India, Silvassa or the capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, is located around 300km from Pune. An ideal weekend destination from Pune, this former Portuguese colony is adorned with some of the stunning beaches, evergreen wildlife sanctuaries and a myriad list of adventure options. With the hills of the Western Ghats and encompassing lavish greenery, it is a perfect weekend getaway near Pune.
Situated in the southern district of Gujarat and near Vapi, Silvassa is the capital of the union domain Dadra and Nagar Haveli and is popular for its greenery, colorful resorts, enterprises and tax - free liquor. Silvassa is a treat for adventure buffs with a few water parks based activities. It is additionally a heaven for those searching for handmade products. Kilvani Road is the primary market in Silvassa where carefully assembled items like Warli works of art and paper sacks are sold.
One can also lure your taste buds with a variety of local Gujarati cuisine along with international cuisines including Italian, Chinese etc.
Spend some time indulging in some water park activities like swimming and outdoor activities like Cricket/Volleyball/Football, Badminton. One can also visit Bal udyan park, madhuban dam which are nearby to this place.
Distance: Distance from Pune is 303.8 km via Bangalore - Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai - Pune Hwy and NH48
Best time to visit: November to July
Type of destination: Beach, historic, family and kid friendly.
Check out: some water parks in Pune to enjoy with your friends and family.
Thrillophilia Recommended Offbeat Stays in Silvassa:1) Stay at Daman Ganga Valley Resort in Silvassa