Posted by : Sandeep October 29, 2012

Saputara is a beautiful hill station in the state of Gujarat, India. It is located in the Dang forest and comes under the Dang district of the state. Saputara, abode of serpents as it literally means, is perched at the altitude of 1000 m on Sahyadari mountain range. The hill town is situated on the   border of Maharashtra and Gujarat. It has calm and cool ambience throughout the year. Temperature of the hill station in summer does not exceed 28 degree Celsius.

Vansda National Park :
Vansda National Park near Saputara is spread over an area of 24 sq km. Despite of its small size the park is home to tiger, leopard, rusty spotted cat, giant squirrel, Pangolin, four-horned antelope and other various animals. Permission has to be taken from Chief Wild life Warden at Ahwa before visiting the National Park. Purna Sanctuary is another wild life area to be seen near Saputara.

Saputara Lake :

Saputara Lake is a beautiful spot in Saputara. The lake is perfect picnic spot. It is surrounded by many fun facilities like play ground and a park. One can also enjoy here the boating experience in the lake.

Sun rise point :
Sun rise point near Saputara is another interesting place you can visit. It offers the tourists fascinating views of sun rise while sunset point in Saputara present majestic views of Dang Forest along with amazing views of sun set.

Step Garden :
Visit the Step Garden in Saputara. The garden is set up in well organized steps with various plants and flower plots.  It is nice picnic spot and is visited by many tourists.

Rose Garden :
Rose garden is yet another beautiful garden in Saputara. It houses many varieties of rose offering a fascinating look to the visitors. Saputara also offers trekking trails to the adventurous tourists.

Many state run buses and other private vehicles connect Saputara to Mumbai, Pune, Ahmadabad and many other cities and towns of Gujarat and nearby state of Maharashtra. Waghai railway station serves as the nearest rail head to Saputara. The railway station is about 50 km away from it and is well linked to Mumbai by daily trains. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport serves as the closest major airbase to Saputara. The airport is about 360 km from it and is connected to major cities of India and other countries.

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