Know about Amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Saputara Hill station in Gujarat

Famous Hill Station Saputara from the Gujarat state is the tribal population dominating place which has been developed into hill resort or summer holiday destination under the plans of Gujarat Tourism Corporation.
Saputara has great historic importance as Lord Rama spent 11 years of his exile in these very forests. Saputara means abode of serpents. The tranquil small town of Saputara is situated a plateau in the Dang forest area of the Sahyadri Range. Bio-diversity of the place has made it favorite hangout of nature lovers. Saputara is situated on the border of Maharashtra and Gujarat, Maharashtra border is just 4 KM from the city heart.
As Saputara is easily accessible from Nasik, the pilgrimage city in the Maharashtra also hence, the place has become most visited hill station in the Western India.
This quite small but highly scenic hill resort Saputara is situated on the banks of the river Sarpagana in the deciduous forests with dense bamboo plantation on the Sahyadiri range of Western Ghat.

Being a planned hill resort there are excellent facilities for the tourist accommodation at Saputara.


Vital Tourist Information : Saputara

Location :
Saputara, the only hill resort of Gujarat state is located in the Dang forest area of the Sahyadri range towards the state boundaries of Gujarat and Maharashtra.


Mountain Range : Sahyadiri Range


Altitude : 873 Meters


Near By City : Surat - Nasik


State : Gujarat [India]


Region : Western India


Famous as / For : Planned Hill Resort


Weather & Climate :
Saputara experiences pleasant weather with cool bracing climate


Temperature :
At Hill resort Saputara, dense forest locations and lake surroundings doesn't allow mercury to go beyond 28°C even at summer peak.


Tourist Season :
October - June months are ideal for the pleasure tour to Saputara though April - June is considered as the peak of tourist season here.


Spoken Languages :
Gujarati - Marathi - Hindi - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Saputara tour souvenir is bamboo items. Visitors can shop for items like pottery, jewellery, vases, paintings, pen stands and key chains etc.


Trekking/Excursions :
There are excellent facilities for trekking and bamboo vegetation dotted pathways proves visitor's delight hence Saputara hill resort is also quite popular among the adventure lovers.


Fair & Festivals :
Holi is the most celebrated festival at Saputara, the highlight of celebration is the traditional folk dance and music by the native tribal communities.


Travel Tips :
If you are interest in forest leisure walks, do include Jungle shows to your luggage. Woolen cloths are essential for Saputara tour during winter peak months.


Must Visit Places :
Gira Waterfalls - Museum of Saputara - Nageshwar Mahadev Temple - Purna Sanctuary - Saputara Lake - Sun Rise and Sun Set Points - Vansda National Park


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Gira Waterfalls - Museum of Saputara - Purna Sanctuary - Saputara Lake - Sun Rise and Sun Set Points - Vansda National Park - Nageshwar Mahadev Temple


How To Reach Saputara Gujarat [India]


Basic Travel Info :
Saputara is accessible from Gujarat and Maharashtra both. Surat in Gujarat at road distance of 160 KM and Nasik in Maharashtra at road distance of 80 KM are the two major cities for train / bus journey to Saputara.
For the tourist coming from North India Nashik is more convenient where as for the tourist coming from Gujarat Side Surat is more suitable.


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
On the train Journey routes Waghai [50] on the Billimora - Waghi narrow gauge section of the Western Railway is the nearest rail station for train journey to Saputara but those are traveling from Surat, Ahmedabad or Mumbai, Billimora is the most convenient stop not just because of good frequency of trains but also for facility of direct bus service for Saputara.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Government and private luxury buses are running from various cities like Ahmedabad [410 km], Surat [160km] and Mumbai [255 km] etc.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Surat [160km] and Mumbai [255 km] are the nearest airport for the domestic flights to hill resort Saputara.