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.
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.
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.
Travelling within or outside the city is very convenient in Saputara. There are great availability of unmetered or metered taxis and autos, cycle rikshaws and buses.
Start your day by an early morning visit to the sunrise point. Note that you have to reach here before the sun rises to catch a beautiful view of the same. If missed you can choose to amble around Satpura lake in the morning which is not too crowdy then and enjoy serenity as the beautiful birds chirps the ecstatic songs. There is also a garden just next to the lake on two ends which is rich in greenery. After that you can head off to the artist village and enjoy some beautiful artworks by the tribals or join the work shops and create one of your own. The Gira falls is going to be you next destination which is a famous picnic spot. Then finally you can go to the Sunset point, by climbing the valley or by using the cable car service.