6 places to visit in and around the Hill Station

Saputara is the only hill station in the western state of Gujarat, but it may have a lot more to offer visitors than most other hill stations in India. Located in the Dang district of South Gujarat, bordering Maharashtra, this treasure is about 410 km from Ahmedabad and has several surreal natural sites, historical monuments, remnants of an ancient civilization and picturesque waterfalls . This enchanting hill station is indeed the perfect place for nature lovers, friends and couples offering mesmerizing views of natural beauty. It has all the necessary amenities for tourists like luxury hotels, parks, viewpoints, theaters, cable cars and a museum to ensure an unforgettable vacation in nature.

Top 6 Tourist Attractions in Saputara

If you are looking for a weekend getaway to recharge your batteries in a short time, then Saputara should be your next go-to spot. Here we have rounded up some of the wonderful places to include in your travel itinerary.

1. Sunset Point

Also known as Gandhi Shikhar Peak, a spectacular sunset can be explored at sunset point, which is truly a sight to behold. It is one of the best tourist places to visit in Saputara in summer. The summit is located within walking distance of the hill town and can be reached by cable car from the Vaity Ropeway Resort. Once at the top, the view of the surrounding green forests and enchanting waterfalls is sure to captivate you! This place is a treat for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.

2. Gira Falls

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Gujarat, Gira Falls is an ideal stopover for people traveling from Saputara to Surat. The gushing waterfall is one of the most scenic places to visit in Saputara for a refreshing experience. June to October are the best months to visit the falls if you plan to picnic near the falls with your family or friends while admiring its breathtaking beauty.

3. Saputara Museum

The Saputara Tribal Museum displays an assortment of ornaments, artifacts, wooden carvings, costumes, clay ritual objects, body tattoos and musical instruments that portray the rich culture and way of varied life of the local tribes of this region. The museum is a grand attempt by the government of Gujarat to introduce visitors to the magnificent heritage of the indigenous Dang tribes.

4. Echo Spike Hill


Echo Point is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Saputara Hills where you can hear your voice echoing with the soulful voice of the gurgling waterfalls nearby. It is well placed in Matheran, next to Saptura, and the view of the magnificent waterfalls in their full nature from the point is simply amazing!

5. Lake Garden


The Saputara Lake Garden is another must-see spot here which is home to a verdant setting housing some of the rare species of trees and brightly colored flowers. Located on the shores of Lake Saputara, this garden is an ideal picnic spot to relax and have a good time with family and friends. The best time to visit the Saputara Lake View Garden is from April to July, when the greenery is in full bloom.

6. Purna Wildlife Sanctuary

A famous wildlife sanctuary located in the Western Ghats of Gujarat, it is an excellent place to view Saputara wildlife and have an exciting experience while on vacation here. Purna Sanctuary was established in 1990 and is home to animals like elephants, deer, sloth bears, wild bulls, etc. Artifacts With its towering teak forests and bamboos, it also presents the perfect atmosphere for bird watching enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Needless to say, with so many amazing places to visit in and around, Saputara is one of the most delightful hill stations in this part of the country that you must visit this summer!

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