Saputara Travel Guide

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Saputara Lake

Saputara Lake

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G ujarat's picturesque hill station is perched on a plateau in the Dang forest area of the Sahyadri Range. At an altitude of about 1000m.

It has a cool bracing climate, the highest temperature even in the summer months not exceeding 28 Degrees C. Saputara means the Adobe of Serpents and a snake image on the banks of the river Sarpagana is worshipped by the Adivasis on festivals like Holi.

Saputara has been developed as a planned hill resort with all the necessary ameneties like hotels, parks, swimming pools , boat club, theatres and a museum to ensure an enjoyable holiday in the cool of the hills. Saputara is only 164kms, from Surat.

Places to visit
Excursions from Saputara can be made to the wild life sanctuary in the Mahal Bardipara forest, 60 kms from resort and the Gira Waterfalls 52kms away.

How to get there ?

Air
Nearest Airport is Mumbai (Bombay).

Rail
Nearest Railway Station is Waghai, on the Bilimoria-Waghai narrow guage section of the Western Railway. For those coming from Gujarat via Surat or Ahmedabad or even from Mumbai (Bombay) Bilimoria is the most convenient rail head as direct bus service is available from there.

Road
State transport buses and private luxury coaches connect various centres of Gujarat and Maharashtra. It is situated 409 Kms from Ahmedabad and 51 Kms.from Waghai.

Part or or all of this text stems from the original article at: http://www.travelmasti.com/domestic/gujarat/saputara.htm

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