Friday, January 28, 2011

Saputara : Monsoon Weekend Hill Station From Gujarat(India)

 Saputara is the only hill station in Gujrat which lies in the green wooded plateau in the Sayhadri range. Perched at a formidable height of 1000 meter it has a pleasing weather throughout the year. There is a myth about Saputara. The very name of the place literally means ‘adobe of serpents’ which is derived from the snake like images found on the shores of Sarpaganga, the river which runs through the town.

The tribes of the locale worship this image during Holi, a major festival. The place also alludes to the Hindu epic Ramayana, it is said to have believed that Rama spent 11 years of his exile in the dense forests of this place. Saputara can be reached via airways, railways and roads. At a distance of 172 kms away, Surat is the nearest airport. There is nothing more on Saputara than traveling.

If tourists wish to avail the train route, Nasik, 80 kms away from this place, will be the most convenient railhead and there are daily and weekly air conditioned and non air-conditioned bus services available from Surat and Nasik. The visitors who are inquisitive in Saputara can visits places like Saputara Lake whose tranquility engrosses the visitors and the boating in the slow moving water waves is quite enjoyable.

The ropeway which is run by the Hotel Vaity is a tremendous experience almost floating and overlooking the scenic vista of the bordered greenery with mountains peeping high. The sunrise and the sunset from the hotel porch leave us into a world of meditative and mystic existence. The lake gardens on the banks of the river are always loaded with various flowers and are a perfect spot for gathering. Tourists are always eager to enquire much on Saputara hotels and resorts which range from economical to luxury class and known for their quality, trust, hospitality, modern day facilities.

Area     1,725 Sq. Kms
Altitude     873m
Population     18,000 Approx.
Climate     Summer: Max. 28.00°C
Winter  :- Max. 12.30°C
Clothing     Cotton & Light woolen
Main Language     Gujarati, Hindi
Sight Seeing     Sunrise Point & Table Land
      Eco Point & Sunset Point
      Ambika Darshan
      Lake Garden & Boating Club
      Museum & Nageshwar Temple
      Ropeway & Rose Garden
      Jain Temple
      Step Garden
       How to get there:    
Maharastra is the nearest convenient railhead
Nasik-Saputara (By Bus / Taxi)
Valsad-Saputara (By Bus / Taxi)
Mumbai-Saputara (By Bus / Taxi)
Facilities at Hotel: 
Double Rooms with Television, Telephone, 24 hours Hot & Cold Running water, Power Generator, Restaurant (veg.), Tourist Help Desk


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  2. nice place, nice click.
    i love it bcs saputara is most beautiful hill station in india.

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  4. Nice pictures. One of the few hillstations in Gujarat, Saputara is situated in the heart of Dangs district. Perched on the second highest plateau of the Sahyadri range, it literally means the 'abode of serpents'. Check out best hill station tour packages for ooty, Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Bhutan, Nainital, Kashmir also.

  5. Great post! Thanks for sharing list of famous destination place in India. Your blog is very informative and beneficial for all travelers worldwide.

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  6. Beautiful pictures and very elaborate description of the trip. Thanks for sharing it. Saputara is a hill station of Gujarat State. With various places to visit in Saputara, it has been developed as a planned hill resort.

  7. Saputara is an amazing place to visit, and you clicks are also amazing. It would be awesome to visit in Monsoon.

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