Diu Island is 110 km from Gir where you have the option of cooling off on the beaches and explore historical forts.
Book a hotel in Diu for 1 day near Diu Fort. Freshen up and explore the historical town.
08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Diu Fort is the first place to explore in Diu. The 500-year old fortress was built and ruled by the Portuguese and is now a landmark of Diu. The fort is considered as one of the seven wonders of Portuguese origin. History buffs will love to stay here for a longer duration.
Time duration: 1 – 2 hours
Also read: Gir National Park Safari
Diu Museum was previously known as St. Thomas Church and has been converted to a museum, showcasing the historical artefacts used in the colonial era. St. Paul Church is in the same vicinity.
Time duration: 2 – 2.5 hours
The area gives you many options for having your lunch that suits your budget.
Another wonder of Diu is the Naida Caves. Naida caves is a unique cluster of man-made caves. These were built by the Portuguese settlers. This is still not very popularly known so number of tourists visiting the attraction is very less. Photographers will make this their paradise.
Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour
The last place is Chakrathirth Beach. The speciality of this beach is that it houses the miniature of INS Khukri a warship that was used in the 1971 battle and was destroyed. The INS Khukri Memorial Park has been developed to commemorate the officers and sailors of the sunken ship.
The beach is also a perfect place to enjoy the sunset over the Arabian Sea.