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Saputara History

The Saputara - Hill Station of Gujarat

The name Saputara stands for ‘abode of serpents’ a fact that is highlighted by the presence of an image of a snake on the shores of the Sarpagana river. Adding to Saputara’s mystique is the legend that Loar Rama spent 11 years of his exile in these very forests.

About Saputara

SAPUTARA, Situated in a densely forested plateau in the Sahyadri range of monuntains, holds the distinction of being the only hill station in the Dang district of South Gujarat. The Gujarat State is situated on the west coast of india and boasts of a 1600 km long coastline.

The tranquil small town of saputara is situated at an altitude of around 1000 m, and has a climate that is consistently pleasant, although leaning towords chilly, throughout the year.

The place is rich in its bio-diversity and natural relics. It includes in it self many panoramic natural landscape views and rich heritage of its folklore and tradition of the native ‘Dangi’. It has been developed as a planned hill resort with all necessary amenities such as hotels, parks, swimming pool, boat club, theatres and a museum to ensure an enjoyable holiday in the coolness of the hills.

Saputara Sightseeing Highlights

Saputara is an attraction point for youth. Many young group visit and have the thrilling fun and adventure on various popular sites at Saputara. The bike ride, ropeway, trekking & camping are the stunning adventures at Saputara.

Place to visit Saputara

  • Sunrise / Sunset Point
  • Governor’s Hill
  • Echo Point
  • Lake View Garden & Boating Club
  • Saputara Tribal Museum
  • Rose Garden
  • Honey Bees Centre
  • Forest Nurseries
  • Pandav Gufas
  • Shabaridham & Pampa Sarovar (4 kms from Village Subir on Ahwa-Navapur Road.)
  • Ritambhara Vishwa Vidyapith
  • Hatgad Fort (8 kms from Saputara)
  • Religious Attractions Include Nageshwar Mahadev Temple, Jain Temple, Swaminarayan Temple & Bramha Kumari Art Gallery.

Places Around Saputara

Wagai - Located 51 kms. Away the Gira waterfalls & the Botanical Gardens

Ahwa – The town which is also the district headquarters us 32 kms. Away

Surat – 164 kms. From saputara

Mumbai – 250 kms. From Saputara