IN & AROUND




Bordi Beach At (Bordi)((27) Km) Bordi Beach is a very safe beach - the water does not rise above the waist for half a kilometer. The entire stretch of the beach from Dhanu to Bordi is beautiful. It has a backdrop of orchards of different fruits, the main ones being chikoo. The specialty of the beach is that it is natural and calm. Even though the beach is connected with outside town, it is unspoiled and refreshing. The beach has no artificial make up. The sands on this beach are not white but blackish and a bit sticky - the natural form of sand.




Bahrot Caves At (Bordi)((27) Km) Bahrot mountain is 1500 feet high. It is located 20 km south of Sanjaan. The brave Zarathosti ancestors hid themselves from the Muslim invaders among these mountains. They were in hiding for 13 long years. This incident took place in the year 1351 AD. The 'Iranshah Flame' was also taken by the Zarathosti to Bahrot. Inside the main cave, a Jashan can be performed, to pay respect to those brave men, who gave their lives to keep the Iranshah Atash Behram burning for ever. Even today the Holy Fire is burning, and it is given the most eminent grade of devoted fire in the world.



Asavli Dam At (Bordi)((27) Km) The Asavli Dam is on a green lake surrounded by mountains on one side. On the other side of the dam are waste weir fields. As the Great Pyramids of Egypt, this dam was also manually built. There is a beautiful picnic spot near the dam. Mountains with Bahrot caves can also be seen near the dam. Other dams and reservoirs are located close to the dam. The best time to visit is the monsoon season. It is great to splash through the rain to the Asavli dam. You can enjoy peace and loneliness near the dam.



Mallinath Jain Tirth Kosbad Temple At (Bordi)((27) Km) There are 24 Tirthankaras or prophets in the Jain religion. The first is Lord Rishabh and the 24th is Lord Mahavir. Present-day Jainism has Lord Mahavir's dictums as the basis. The Mallinath Jain Tirth Kosbad Temple is based on the Jainism religion. The Mallinath Jain Tirth Kosbad Temple is located in the areas of Prabha Devi. This popular temple is dedicated to Adinath. The Mallinath Jain Tirth Koshad Temple is the largest temple. It follows the traditions of jainism.



Hirwa Van Gardens At (Silvassa)((30) Km) Bahrot mountain is 1500 feet high. It is located 20 km south of Sanjaan. The brave Zarathosti ancestors hid themselves from the Muslim invaders among these mountains. They were in hiding for 13 long years. This incident took place in the year 1351 AD. The 'Iranshah Flame' was also taken by the Zarathosti to Bahrot. Inside the main cave, a Jashan can be performed, to pay respect to those brave men, who gave their lives to keep the Iranshah Atash Behram burning forever. Even today the Holy Fire is burning, and it is given the most eminent grade of devoted fire in the world.


Depchari Dam At (Bordi)((27) Km) The Depchari Dam and Reservoir is a big lake. It is bigger in dimension than that of the Asavli dam. The surroundings of the Depchari Dam and Reservoir are calm and peaceful. No souls can be seen around the dam as in Asavli. The Depchari Dam and Reservoir are one of the biggest lakes in Bordi. It is serene, and people can relax here as it is away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The background is full of trees and it has a greenish outlook.






Mallinath Jain Tirth Kosbad Temple At (Bordi)((27) Km) instead of Lion Safari Wildlife Park At (Silvassa)((30) Km) The Lion Safari Wildlife Park occupies around 25 hectares of the Dadra & Nagar Haveli Wildlife Sanctuary. The Safari zone has been cordoned from rest of the area using a seven meter chain-link wall that stretches for almost 3 Km. The Safari itself is mostly covered on the 3Km road network inside the zone and the entrance to the zone is restricted through two outer and inner entrance gates. The Safari riders are provided with specially caged vehicles. The Lion Safari is an effort to provide a home for the Asiatic lion (Panthera Leo).The tribal are heavily dependent on the nature for all their day-to-day needs. The area of 92 Sq. Kms Of forests near Dadra and Nagar Haveli Wildlife Sanctuary was declared reserved forest in 2000.


Bahrot Caves At (Bordi)((27) Km) At (Bordi)((27) Km) instead of Our Lady of Piety Church At (Silvassa)((30) Km) The Church of Our Lady of Piety is one of the oldest churches in the town of Silvassa. Built by the Portuguese in 1889 the church is one example of the excellent architectural capabilities of the Portuguese. Both the internal and the external archway of the church are beautifully decorated. The location of this church opposite the tribal museum is a major factor attracting large number of people to the church.








Vanganga Lake & Island Garden At (Silvassa)((30) Km) The Vanganga Lake is also known as the beauty spot of the Island Gardens. The Lake has been a mute witness to the fun and frolic that has ensued around only because its quaint presence. Apart from the Filmy crowd that is always on a Location Hunting spree it is quiet natural to find Honeymooners and lovers, lost in their own world, near the lake. The Lake water is calm and clear and the paddle boats zip zap through it seamlessly. The eateries based on the shores are almost always full with idlers and children enjoying the beauty of this magnificent lake.





Dudhni Lake At (Silvassa)((30) Km) The ride from Silvassa to Dudhni (almost 45 Km) is full of bends, curves, mountains, slopes and lush green as well as colourful road covering forests. The place apart from the natural beauty has also been developed very nicely into a family picnic spot. The Damanganga River has been passionately decorated at the Madhuban Dam and the enhanced beauty simply blows one of the feet. It is also possible to fulfill the desire to go water scooting on the river stretch that has been specially crafted for adventure as well as leisure sports. The scenic beauty of the place is an added advantage always fascinating the tourists with its pleasant elegance.

Activities at Dudhni Lake Boating, Water Scooters


Palusa Falls At (Sajan)((57) Km) The normal trends of Indian waterfalls do not apply to this unique waterfall in Sajan. The waterfall is almost always at its full glory and rarely dry up or become a trickle as is the case with rest of the waterfalls. The Palusa waterfall is surrounded by verdant forests from every side and the sight of the creamy torrent gushing down almost a 40 -60 feet and crush the resilient rocks below is awe inspiring. The clear water stream and the picturesque surroundings make for a memorable sight. The sight is always in demand and provides an excellent opportunity to relax and enjoy a half day trek cum picnic with the entire family. An operational mini dam is situated near the falls.


Moho River At (Sajan)((57) Km) Sajan has a mini-dam if one may decide to call it that based upon the size of it. The Moho-Khurd dam located just nearby the town has a superb setting of a man made water reservoir coupled with a waterfall. Add this to the greenery around and it becomes a great place for nature lovers. The water in the Dam is almost always calm and inviting. A swim in the Dam or a picnic along the banks is an inviting option. The less adventurous may try their hands at available include Kayaking across the splendid Moho-Khurd Damlet.




Kohoj Hill Fort At (Sajan)((57) Km) The fort of Kohoj stands tall over the magnificent dam near Sajan village. The history of the fort is not very easily forthcoming and it's only from its grandeur and construction that one can relate the history of this fort. The expert opinion dates the fort back to Bhoj period. The known fact remains that around the 16th century the Portuguese army was able to lay a siege and capture the fort from the King of Gujarat. The Portuguese enhanced the fort through bastions and fortifications. The 18th century saw the Peshwa's conquer the fort till the British snatched it from them till Independence of India.











Mahalaxmi Temple At (Sajan)((57) Km) Located at east of Ponda the temple is devoted to Goddess Mahalaxmi, who is known for her power and strength. Admired by the saraswats, the Goddess is said to be a personification of Adishakti. The temple displays 24 images and is said to be the abode of the original Goddess of the Shakti cult. The temple has large amount of followers and had worshippers in the early dynasties in Goa. Legend has it that she was the favorite deity of the Kadamba dynasty. Located in Panaji and off the Dada Vaidhya Road, the Mahalaxmi Temple was the first Hindu temple allowed to be built by the Portuguese in Goa after around 300 years. In 1818 the Portuguese authorities gave consent and approved its construction after a long hiatus. It was refurbished in the year 1983. The deity of the temple originally came from the village of Taleigao and was moved to Bicholim in the 16th century to escape Portuguese demolition. During the process of approval the deity was at the house of Mahamai Kamat, near the Idalcao's palace. The main festivals at this temple are Navaratri and Chaitra Purnima.



Peshwa Temple At (Sajan)((57) Km) 18 km. away from the town, on a hillock lays the grand Peshwa Temple. With the only access being possible through foot, not everyone (except the trekking enthusiasts) is lucky to visit it and hence the temple is forever shrouded in mystery and exclusivity.

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