Perched on the Sahyadri
hills, surrounded by forests and inhabited by ancient tribes... Saputara
is picture postcard perfect with lakes, streams, woodlands and hills.
At the heart of Saputara is a lake,
with boating facilities. A climbing road takes you up to the Chimney
ropeway, from where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the hills. The
Dangs, in which Saputara lies, rises from 50 to 1083 m above sea level
offering a vista of paradise.
On the Maharashtra and Gujarat border
in the Dang district is Saputara a picturesque hill resort.
Saputara is surrounded with
breathtaking view of nature and is becoming a favourite getaway for the
urban man. The climate here is cool and bracing throughout the year. The
monsoon being pleasant with small flittering waterfalls all around and
the hill resort looking beautifully green.
Natural beauty, Sunrise and Sunset
points, beautifully maintained Gardens, and a Museum are some of the
attractions here. There is a placid lake surrounded with mountains where
one can do boating and enjoy the picturesque view. One favourite
attraction here is the ropeway. The 'Pushpak Ropeway'
is nearly one km long and is usually busy in the evenings. Children and
young couples eagerly await their turn on the countries longest ropeway.
To welcome the tourists the Gujarat Tourism office is situated here.
Saputara can be reached by private cars, taxis and State Transport
buses. Many tourists trek their way here also
160 kms from Surat, Gujarat.
1000m Above Sea Level.
Best Time :
April To Early July.
Visitors can pick up pretty
pieces of pottery, jewellery, vases, paintings, pen stands, key chains,
all made from bamboo chips and other locally found material. Children
can learn to make simple items in the workshop organised by the