Saputara is known as a well planned resort hill station because of the innumberable sightseeing, trekking and boating opportunities that it offers. It is a perfect getaway for eco lovers, wildlife enthusiasts and people who love adventure sports.
Located at a distance of four kilometres from the Maharashtra border and two hundred and fifty kilometers from Mumbai in Dang district, Saputara literally means habitat of snakes and the tribals of this region worship snakes, especially during Holi. It is a beautiful hilly region enriched with enormous greenery offering magnificent panaroma, tribal culture of a different sort and great trekking opportunities.
Sightseeing at Gira Falls
June - November
Saputara is a well known tourist destination with all amenities. There are great options for places to stay at which best suites your pockets, convenience or needs.
Extremely beautiful and lush green Alcohol-free zone. Extremely clean with no pollution.
Bad condition of roads. Lack of ATMs.
Located close to Gujarat and Maharashtra, Saputara is an ideal weekend getaway for families. Favoured by trekkers, adventure lovers and shutterbugs, Saputara is also apt tourists who love to explore the tribal culture.
Day 1- Start your day early with bird-watching and boating in Saputara Lake. Enjoy a walk in the Lake Garden. Explore tribal culture in Artist Village and Saputara Tribal Museum. Enjoy an afternoon relaxing amidst roses in Rose Garden or walking down the steps in Step Garden. Take a ropeway to Sunset Point and end your day with a beautiful sunset. Day 2- Experience a rejuvenating sunrise from 'Sunrise Point' and fill your day with adventure activities like paragliding and wall climbing. Day 3- Indulge in a jungle adventure in Vansda National Park and visit the Gira Falls in the afternoon. NOTE: The Food and Craft Festival organised by the Gujarat State Government is a must visit for tourists visiting Saputara in July-August.
Situated in the Sahyadri range of the Western Ghats, on the banks of the river Sarpaganga, Saputara is Gujarat's only hill station. A tribal abode, Saputara derives its name from the snake God prayed by the tribal population in the town. The hill station is a perfect escape into the laps of Mother Nature and still provides an undiluted experience of her beauty. The region with several hills, lush green forests and myriad of waterfalls is a favourite for trekkers, shutterbugs and people who wish to relax and take a break from the hustle bustle of city life. Saputara has gained popularity in the last few decades for its adventure sports facilities which attract a lot of youngsters to the hill town all over the year.The local food and crafts of the region are also a major attraction for tourists.
Saputara is one of the major tourist spots in Gujarat and the people who come here savour the scrumtious cuisine of Gujrat. Some of the most loved are Bajri no rotlo, Bhakri which are thicker than rotis and are crispy, Dhokla, fafda, khandvi and many more. Apart from these Khichdi, dal and roti are common dishes of the vicinity.