Saputara hill station is placed at an altitude of eight-hundred meter above the sea level on a upland in the area of Dang forest of the Sahyadri range of mountains. Name 'Saputara' signifies the 'abode of serpents' and an image of the river bank of Sarpagana and worshiped by the Trivbals (adivasis) on the festivals such as Holi. Gujarat tourist spot Saputara is located at the distance of 160 kms from Surat.
Hill station Saputara has been developed as a well-planned with hotels, resorts, parks, swimming pools, theaters and a museum. It has various gardens and picturesque places that all collectively make it a perfect getaway for the Saputara tour. The hotels and resort is fully equipped with all kinds of facilities of adventure sports such as para-gliding and skiing. Saputara tribal also attract the travelers for their traditional dance. The quilted forest around Saputara is flecked with tribal, villages and their own culture, which is a great interest to tourist.
Uniform weather of Saputara throughout the year makes this most favorable to visit. The temperature elevate as high as 28 degree Centigrade during the summer season. However, one can visit Saputara in any month of the year, yet the best time for Saputara Tour is from between of month of March to the November. Tourists can buy pretty and unique pieces of jewelery, pottery, key chains, paintings, vases, pen stands and many others alike. These all are hand crafted and made from bamboo chips and some other local materials. Children can also get the knowledge that how to make easy items in the workshop organized by the local craftsmen.
There are several prime attractions in Saputara. You can have the panoramic view of the exuberant green hilly surroundings and enjoy the beautiful sight view of this place by walking around. Saputara is considered as one of the rich tourist spots in India and a paradise for the lover's of nature. Saputara tour offers many different places to visit, such as Saputara Lake for hiring sailboats, rowing boats and paddle-boats to enjoy boating, Sun Rise and Sun Set Points to give panoramic views of the sun. There are also various gardens are located here like Lake Garden, Step Garden and Rose Garden.