India > Hill Stations > Gujarat
Gujarat's picturesque hill station is perched on a plateau in the Dang forest area of the Sahyadari Range. At an altitude of about 1000 m. It has a cool bracing climate, the highest temperature even in he summer months not exceeding 28 C.
Saputara means the Abode of serpents and a snake image on the banks of the river Sarpagana is worshipped by he Adivasis on festivals like Holi.
Saputara has been developed as a planned hill resort with all the necessary amenities like hotels, parks, swimming pools, boat club, theatres and a museum to ensure an enjoyable holiday in the cool of the hill. Saputara is only 164 km from Surat. Excursions from Saputara can be made to the wildlife sanctuary in the Mahal Bardipara forest, 60 km from the resort and the Gira Waterfalls 52 km away.
The thick forest around Saputara is dotted with Adivasi tribal, villages and heir unique dance is great interest to visitors.
How to Reach
Air : Nearest airport is Mumbai.
Rail : Nearest railway station is Waghai, on he Billimora - Waghai narrow gauge section of the Western Railway. For those coming from Gujarat via Surat or Ahmedabad or even tom Bombay, Billimora is the most convenient rail head as direct bus service is available from there.
Road : State transport buses end private luxury coaches connects various centres of Gujarat and Maharashtra. It is situated 409 km from Ahmedabad and 51 km from Waghai.