Saputara Hill Station
Situated in the Dang District, Saputara is home to numerous attractions like national parks, temples, gardens and museums. Located at an elevation of 1,000 m above sea level, Saputara has a number of viewpoints that offer beautiful views of the entire town. Saputara is the only hill station in Gujarat located on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border. This makes Saputara a popular tourist’s destination for travelers from both Gujarat and Maharashtra. Saputara tour offers many different places to visit, such as Saputara Lake for hiring sailboats, rowing boats and paddle-boats to enjoy boating, Sun Rise and Sun Set Points to give panoramic views of the sun. There are also various gardens are located here like Lake Garden, Step Garden and Rose Garden. Another famous attraction of Saputara is Honey Bees Centre, where honey bees are nurtured and the purest form of honey is extracted. Saputara is considered as one of the rich tourist spots in India and a paradise for the lover's of nature.Nestled in the Sahyadri range, at an altitude of about 1000 metres, Saputara is a beautiful and densely wooded hill sta tion town situated in the Dangs district of southern tip of Gujarat. Saputara means the 'Abode of Serpents' and a snake image on the banks of the river Sarpagana is worshiped by the Adivasis on festivals like Holi. It is the only hill station of Gujarat. It is a well planned hill station having services like hotels, boating parks, swimming pools, club, ropeways, theatres and a museum. Saputara Lake is one of those places where you can breathe unpolluted air while enjoying your holiday out of the hustle and bustle of polluted city life. You can even go trekking down to nearby villages. The climate of Saputara is very cosy with summer temperature of around 27 to 31 degrees Celsius and winter temperatures from 9 to 20 degrees Celsius. The places of interest are: Artists Village, Boating Club, Echo Point, Forest Nursery, and forest log huts, Hatgadh Fort, Honey Bees Centre, Lake View Garden, Museum, Nageshwar Temple, and Purna Sanctuary.