A quaint hill station perched at an altitude of 1,000 metres, Saputara is located in the Sahyadris (Gujarat). Blessed with an abundance of virginal natural beauty, Saputara is Gujarat’s only hill station. Nestled in the heart of the Dang district, Saputara sits magnificently on a plateau in the Western Ghats. There are plenty of places to visit in Saputara that exert a magnetic pull on every kind of traveller. From strolling in verdant gardens with your loved one to paragliding over the picturesque town, these Saputara tourist places will leave you spoilt for choice. There is something for everyone to do: Nature lovers can enjoy mighty waterfalls and well-maintained lake gardens in the town, wildlife enthusiasts can spot exotic fauna at the stunning national park and sanctuary in the area while adrenaline junkies can experience the rush of paragliding into the beautiful blue sky. The town is also home to revered temples that will take you on a spiritual journey in the alluring land of Saputara.

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Embraced by the majestic Sahyadris range, Saputara has some of the best places to visit near Maharashtra. Here are the top 10 Saputara tourist places to visit during your next holiday: 3

Sr No

Places to Visit in Saputara


Entry Fee


Lake Garden

9 am to 8 pm



Gira Waterfalls

All Day



Saputara Tribal Museum

10 am to 5:30 pm

INR 10


Sunset Point

All Day



Echo Point

9 am to 7 pm



Vansda National Park

6 am to 5:30 pm

INR 500 (Guide + Vehicle)


Saputara Lake

9 am to 8 pm

INR 35


Purna Sanctuary

6 am to 5:30 pm

INR 20


Hatgardh Fort

9 am to 6 pm



Saptashrungi Devi Mandir

6 am to 6 pm




1. Lake Garden

Located on the banks of the mesmerising Saputara Lake, the Lake View Garden is a popular picnic spot in the town. Adorned with lush green gardens, palm trees and comfortable gazebos for you to sit and soak your wonderful surroundings on, the garden is a delight to visit with your little ones. Set amidst a hue of blue and green, you can enjoy a sunset over the glistening lake while children play in the garden. Situated in the heart of the town, it is one of the best places to visit in Saputara. Stroll around and spot exotic plants in the garden, have a quiet picnic lunch in the shade and take stunning family pictures against the scenic backdrop of the Saputara Lake.

Timings: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Entry Fee: Free

2. Gira Waterfalls

A seasonal cascading waterfall set amidst mystical settings, Gira Falls is located around 50 kilometres away from the main town of Saputara. One of the best places to visit near Maharashtra during the monsoons, the waterfalls are fed by the gushing Gira River. It falls from a height of approximately 75 feet, and you can feel a spray of fresh mist on your face as the serene setting engulfs and refreshes you. The force of the falls creates a mystical fog around the area that is mesmerising to witness. Exuding spellbinding natural beauty, on a lucky day, you will also be able to see a rainbow above the waterfall. Located in Wanarchod village near Waghai town, you can enjoy a scenic road trip to the falls from Saputara. Timings: All day Entry Fee: Free

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3. Saputara Tribal Museum

A paradise for history and culture buffs, the tribal museum is one of the most interactive places to visit in Saputara. Residing in and around Saputara are tribals from the Dang district around who’s history whom the museum is built. The museum houses artefacts that provide an interesting insight into the lives of the local tribes in the area. Apart from learning more about their humble lifestyle, you will also witness ancient objects, musical instruments, ornaments and other items from various tribal clans residing near the area. It is among the best places to visit near Maharashtra with your budding historian friends. An enchanting temple of knowledge, the tribal museum also holds annual workshops and exhibitions that showcase the indigenous culture of Saputara in its raw form.

Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Entry Fee: INR 2 4

4. Sunset Point

An alluringly romantic spot in Saputara, Sunset Point is located at a distance of 1.7 kilometres from the town. A mesmerising place to visit in Saputara, the point is also known as Gandhi Shikhar or the peak. It is frequented by tourists all through the year and if you are an early riser, you can witness a breathtaking sunrise over the hills that paint the sky a hue of golden orange. You can also enjoy an exhilarating walk to the point and watch the sunset into the lush green Dang forests that set a picturesque background for Instagram worthy photos. Witness the entire Saputara valley in front of you as the serenity of the area places you into a trance. Spend half a day exploring the area, clicking pictures and then heading to nearby attractions like the museum or the Vansda National Park.

Timings: All day

Entry Fee: Free

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