Saputara is a picturesque hill station situated in the Sahyadri Hills, which come under the Dangs District of Gujarat. The hill station serves as an added treat for the tourists who travel to the state. It is a perfect retreat from the hustling bustling city life and is popular from tourism point of view. The pleasant town offers utmost peace and tranquility. Amidst the lush green woods, one can rejuvenate and admire the chronicles of Mother Nature. The sightseeing tours of Saputara reveal much of its beauty.
The climate here is pleasant and embracing round the year, making it a
much preferred hangout of the urban crowd. There is a lot to be explored
here, like the dense woods, waterfalls, streams, lakes, etc. Saputara
can be reached via private vehicles, taxis and state transport buses.
The hill station also houses the longest ropeway in India, which
stretches over a whole km. It is a hot spot amongst the tourists which
flock around the place, especially during evenings. You can also find a
Gujarat tourism office for assistance.
Tourists can enjoy boating in the Saputara Lake. The lake is located in
the heart of the town and both row and paddleboats are available here
Valley View Point
Valley View Point is an ideal spot for the adventure seekers, providing
a trek climb of about 15 km. The picturesque bird's eye view of the
valley from this point is awe inspiring.
To see the beauty of the nature at its best, you should visit the
sunset point. It provides a panoramic view of the entire valley. There
is a ropeway available to reach the point. The serene sunset views from
the place will definitely leave you spellbound.
Artist Village is an interesting place to be. One can view the
traditional art pieces and craftsmen at work here. You can pick some
fine pieces of pottery, jewelry, vases, paintings, pen stands, key
chains, made from bamboo chips and other locally found material. There
is even a workshop organized here, where children can learn simple items
from the craftsmen themselves.
Museum For the inquisitive ones, there is a small museum in
Saputara. It displays the lifestyle, ornaments and musical instruments
of the tribes of Dangs. The museum is the perfect place to view the
tribal culture from close.
Gardens There are a number of gardens in Saputara, providing an
opportunity to relax to the visitors. The Lake Garden, Step Garden and
the Rose Garden, offering scenic view of the hill station, are perfect
place for a picnic.