Saputara Tourism
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Saputara Tourism

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  • State: Gujarat
  • Famous for/as: Hill
Saputara is a popular hill station municipality and city located in the Dang District in the southern part of Gujarat. It is located in a plateau in the Dang forest area of the Sahyadri range, at an altitude of 1,000 m. This well-planned hill station lies around 170 km from Surat, 80 km from Nashik and 5 km from the border of Maharashtra.

The meaning of Saputara is ‘Abode of Serpents’ and because of this there are several images of snakes present on shores of the River Sarpagana that flows through the town. The tribal folks here worship these images of snakes on special occasions like Holi.

Saputara is popular for the several gardens present here like Lake Garden, Step Garden and Rose Garden. One of the most popular gardens in Saputara is the Step Garden. The unique features of the Step Garden are the design and layout of the steps. Plants and flowerpots with wooden work around it support the steps. There are facilities for visitors to stay here in the numerous Forest Huts.

One of the popular attractions here is the Saputara Lake that abode several boat clubs, offering facilities for boating. Other than sailing, the Sunset Point in the Lake offers a clear view of the Saputara region. Just 52 km from Saputara is the Gira waterfalls, which is a popular tourist destination.         

Some of the popular places here include Nageshwar Mahadev Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The museum of Saputara is ideal for gathering knowledge on the Dang tribe. One of the popular events celebrated here is the Dangs Darbar, which is a tribal festival celebrated before Holi.   

Once a private forest of the Maharaja of Vansda, the Vansda National Park covers an area of 24 square km. The national park consists of animals like tigers, leopards, python, four horned antelope, pangolin, rusty spotted cats and even giant squirrels.

Located in the regions of Mahal, 60 km to the north of Dangs, is the Purna Sanctuary. It covers a total land area of 160 square km and consists of wide varieties of wild animals. This wildlife sanctuary belongs to the region of dense forest covers, located in the regions of the Western Ghats.   

The climatic conditions of Saputara are uniform all round the year and during the summers the average temperature is 28o Celsius. The best time to visit this destination is between the months of March and November.

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Manish Kela

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  • Lives in Nashik
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  391 readers

"A good place to visit" new review

  • 4/7
  • Posted 1 week ago
A good breakaway from Nasik. A nice place to visit. You can make a day picnic also. Visit sunrise and sunset points. Enjoy ropeway. Enjoy boating in lake. No mobile range hence no calls from work. Good gujrathi foods at hotel Lords and Purohit Thali. No drinks in Gujarat, however you can visit Hotel Anando in Maharashtra side just 5 Km from Saputara for drinks.
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  • 4 Reviews
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"Awesome for middle class people for holiday" new review

  • 4/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
Patang hotel is situated on Hill station called saputara. Patang hotel is situated on the middle of saputara. Saputara is situated on border of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Best time to visit Saputara is on October November. Saputara lake is also awesome were pedal boating facilities is available.
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Sameer

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  • 3 Reviews
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"Not very commercialised"

  • 5/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
Good options of resort & yet not very commercialised!!! People can speak Hindi, Gujarati & Marathi as it borders Gujarat & Maharashtra. Try street side foods joints in the evening or dinner!! Street market just about okay but the buzz around makes you feel good!!
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Piyush Goldy

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  • Lives in Surat
  • 4 Reviews
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"Awesome monsoon"

  • 5/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
If you are in search of tranquility you must visit Saputara during rainy season. Awesome experience of driving in hills, lush green forest around you will give you pleasure if you are nature lover.

Not much places to visit but climate will force to fall in love with nature and that is for sure. Some adventures sports are there, boating, rope way, small falls, and of course phenomenal experience to walk in cloud.
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Pratik Patel

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  • Pratik Patel
  • Lives in Surat
  • 2 Reviews
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"Simply a nice place to visit!!"

  • 7/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Saputara is awesome hill station and sunset point too. I had done a boating which was nice. A one man rope way was awesome. A horse riding and bike riding was very popular there. The pizzas at sugar and spice was good and a important the road which were passing through a hilly area and awesome scenery was great experience. Simply nice place to visit!!
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Fenil Gosar

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  • Lives in Surat
  • 3 Reviews
  •  13 helpful votes
  •  4463 readers

"Where sight see US.... ;)"

  • 6/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Great place to visit. Well know for its Sunset Point. Sunset is one of a kind there. See the world from the top est point of Saputara, Gujarat. Also experience the adventure activities like zip line, trekking & paragliding. Enjoy the paragliding from the table top. Truly thrilling. Best time to visit is in Spring season.
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Kinjal Mody

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"Awesome place to visit with friends"

  • 7/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
It's a nice place to plan a holiday with friends. High hills, riverfall, Cold atmosphere! !! Awesome Sunset!! Saputara is very clean hill station. It is a best place to trek, rock climbing, river crossing. Enjoy this monsoon season with family and friends.
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Dipen Yagnik

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  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 17 Reviews
  •  46 helpful votes
  •  15436 readers

"A destination with good attractive spots"

  • 6/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
It was a good experience at Saputara. It is hill station and there were so many attractive places to visit. We require 3 days to cover the entire Saputara. There is no bar and selling of hard drinks. So less number of nuisance here. To enjoy with the family, this is one of the finest place.

Enjoy! Best of Luck
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Rutvij

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"Great place to visit"

  • 6/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
Saputara is a clean and neat hill station and having a good climate. There are rope way to travel from one hill to another hill I had a ride in it and enjoyed it. The special scene in this place is sun rise.

It's a nice place to plan a holiday!! Cold weather!! High hills! River waterfalls!! Clouds! Cold breeze!! Sun!! A perfect place to trek! Rock climbing! River crossing!! Awesome sunset.
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"Awesome place to visit with friends"

  • 4/7
  • Posted May 16, 2015
It's a nice place to plan a holiday!! Cold weather, high hills, river waterfalls, clouds, cold breeze and sun. A perfect place to trek, rock climbing and river crossing. Awesome sunset and sunrise. Perfect place to visit with a nice group of friends.
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