Nestled in the quaint hill ranges of Western Ghats, Saputara is a little charming hill station in the Dang district of Gujarat. The hill station is placed on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border. With its never-ending gracefulness, Saputara has become a popular tourist spot in India. Though Saputara is a lone hill station in the state of Gujarat, it still remains pristine. The Artist Village Cultural Centre in Saputara showcases the collection of some impressive tribal arts and crafts. Artifacts preserved in the Saputara Tribal Museum illustrates the rich tradition of the native Dang tribe. Hindu mythologies even reveal that Lord Rama had dwelled in the thick forests of Saputara. The local tribes of Saputara worship the serpent god which has been erected on the shores of River Sarpaganga.
Saputara is truly nature’s paradise with the presence of green foliage, stunning sceneries, enthralling lakes, pleasant weather, lush gardens and thunderous waterfalls. As Saputara is seated at an elevation of 875m, it is being a most-preferable spot among the nature lovers. Also, it is a perfect place for adventure freaks. The word ‘Saputara’ translates to the habitat of snakes where the indigenous tribes revere the snake god. The craggy peaks in Saputara offer spellbinding trekking trails. Governor’s hill trail in Saputara presents the panoramic views of the nearby valleys and rivers. This beaming hill station boasts some attractive spots ranging from forts, lakes to waterfalls.
The engrossing tourist attraction in Saputara includes Gira Waterfalls, Sunset Point, Saputara Tribal Museum, Lake Garden, Echo Point, Vansda National Park, Saputara Lake, Rose Garden, Hatgadh Fort, Step Garden, and Sunrise Point. Get deep in the wilderness of Saputara. The Valley View Point in Saputara offers the dreamlike sight of Sunrise along with the breathtaking surroundings. The national park in Saputara is home to the varieties of trees and wild animals. To soak in the serene ambience, make a way to Lake Garden which facilitate boating as well. Overall, Saputara is a fascinating destination to escape with family and friends.