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Saputara: The Crown of Gujarat
Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and let all your tensions go away. Once you enter the world of nature in Saputara, you are far removed from the hustle and bustle of city life, from stress and anxiety that has become an integral part of your life. You will feel secure in the lap of Mother Nature, once you come to this beautiful place of Gujrat, India.
As your bus starts climbing the hill, you leave the congestion of cities far behind. Throughout the journey, you will enjoy the company of river Ambika. As the bus crisscrosses over the river, you will enjoy the spectacular sights of Ambika.
The journey to Saputara is not only about appreciating the natural beauty of the place but also about entering the spirit world of the tribal people. Located at an altitude of 1000m, in the lap of the Sahyadri Range, the Dangi enclave is named after the Snake god worshipped by the tribals. The name translates as ‘the abode of serpents’.
Saputara can be visited in any season. You can explore the different faces of this hill station at different times of the year. In summer you can take a carefree walk through the stretch of the governor’s hill and watch the sun coloring the sky in multiple shades while it dips into the Saputara lake. You can start moving towards your nestle once the sky starts to shimmer with stars.
In rains, you will be spellbound to see the beauty of the rolling hills, echoing green hues. Discover the hill covered in wildflowers and watch the raindrops falling from the leaves. You will find it exhilarating to escape into some of the thickest forests of the area.
Saputara is no less beautiful in winter. It’s the ideal time for trekkers to reach the Gandhi Shikhar on their feet. Treat your eyes with the lovely views of the streams bathing in sunlight.
The only hill station of Gujarat, Saputara is awaiting you with its unspoiled beauty.