Welcome to Daman
Perched 2322m above sea level, with clear views to the north, east and west, Daman boasts what is arguably the most spectacular outlook on the Himalaya in the whole of Nepal. There are unimpeded views of the entire range from Dhaulagiri to Mt Everest from the concrete viewing tower inside the Daman Mountain Resort. Many buildings around Daman were damaged by the 2015 earthquake, but the resort hotels were not badly... Read More
Top experiences in Daman
Private Daman Village Day Trip from Kathmandu
Early in the morning, the tour guide will assist you at your hotel. Your Daman hiking tour starts from the Kathmandu Valley with a 3.5 hour drive to Daman Valley. Enjoy exploring and walking around the nature and landscapes of Daman village. In addition, meet with a monk and learn about the holy site of Rimburje. After that, climb Daman's viewpoint tower for a panoramic view which looks at 300 miles of the Himalayan range that totally strikes the mind and heart. Daman is a hill station famous for sunrises and sunsets and the magnificent view of the Himalayan range against the vastness of the sky. After finishing all the day's sightseeing, transfer back to hotel.Itinerary7am: The tour guide will meet you at your hotel. Begin your 3.5-hour drive to the holy site of Daman.10:30am: After reaching Daman, take a 20-minute guided hike in the jungle. Listen to the sounds of the native birds.11:00am: Meet with a monk as your guide talks about the holy site of Guru Rimburje.12:30pm: Head back to Daman for lunch. Afterwards, visit the viewpoint tower for spectacular area views.2:30pm: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
Cliff Route - Cacilhas - Almada - Costa da Caparica - Full Day Tour from Lisbon
Visit the monument of King Christ (Cristo-Rei), the monument is a major symbol of Almada, is the best viewpoint overlooking the city of Lisbon, offering a wide panoramic view of the capital and over the 25th of April bridge. No wonder it is said, Almada is the best view that Lisbon has. It is one of the tallest buildings in Portugal, with 110 meters high. The tour continues to Castelo de Almada, the passage by the Medieval Castle of Almada with its magnificent viewpoint overlooking the Tagus River and the city of Lisbon. Visit the House of Cerca, adorned with all the luxury and elegance of a Portuguese house from the beginning of the twelfth century. It is therefore a widely open area to the outside, without grids, where one still enjoys the freedom to move around, guided by his/her own will. Through the large windows the vast landscapes dominates the view. This Palace is located on the northern end of the core of Old Almada, right on the cliff top with a magnificent view over the river Tagus.Next is the Naval Museum , opened in 1991, the Naval Museum safeguards one of Almada’s most important collections of memory and identity, split between traditional shipbuilding, iron and steel, traditional handmade fishing techniques, shipbuilding related tools and ship repair.Visit to the D. Fernando and Gloria Frigate. In 1821 the Chief of Squadron (Admiral), Intendant of the Royal Navy and Inspector of the Stockpile of Goa, Cândido José Mourão Garcez Palha, proposed King João VI, through the General Government, the construction of a new frigate in Daman. And so, in 1824, begins the purchase of wood, with the drawings and instructions for the Frigate, being sent from Lisbon. Time to visit the dry dock to observe the Barracuda Submarine, an Albacore Class, after this there will be free time for lunch.Next stop will be the Capuchin Convent (Convento dos Capuchos) a former Franciscan monastery, was restored in 1558 by Lourenço Pires de Távora. The Távora family was persecuted by the Marquis of Pombal and its members were cruel and ruthlessly executed on charges they conspired to assassinate King D. José I of Portugal. Visit its magnificent garden of pine trees and feel an irresistible invitation to get to know the history of this former convent of Franciscan friars. Today this space serves as City Hall and presents the visitors with an area with art exhibitions, classical music concerts and other cultural events.Finally enjoy a walk along the beautiful beaches of Costa de Caparica before returning back to Lisbon.