Quaint retreat with accommodations & studio space, plus a shop selling artwork & handmade wares.
Hatgadh Fort is a historic monument located in Maharashtra, India, south of the hill station of Saputara and near the border with Gujarat. It was built by the Maratha king Chhtrapati Shivaji Maharaj and is located at an elevation of about 3,600 feet. The only way to reach the fort is through a trekking route via a narrow rocky path. A statue of Lord Ganesha is placed on the top of the fort.
Relaxed lake Front Park featuring grassy lawns, trees & flowers, plus a play area for children.
The Ropeway is a gathering of link autos, which are associated through a rope. The link autos go at a height of around 25 to 30 ft. This administration can be found while in transit to the Sunset Point and empowers visitors to move around the whole town.
Giving a 10,000 foot perspective of the whole city, this arrangement is additionally suited for old individuals and physically disabled. Inside 15 minutes, guests can reach to the Governor’s Hill.
The link auto can convey up to 12 individuals at one time. The Ropeway can likewise convey travellers to places like Sunset Point and Sunrise Point.
The Saputara Rose Garden is home to several species of roses that are planted here, which attract nature lovers from far and near. Located quite close to the Lake Garden and Step Garden, the garden is best visited during spring when the flowers here are in full bloom.
Lake Garden is situated along the banks of Saputara Lake and is one the prime picnic spots of Saputara. Popularly also called as the Lake View Garden, it is a well-maintained garden comprising various kinds of plants and rare species of trees. A playground for children is also present within the complex of the garden. The garden is at its full bloom during the months of March to April and July to August.
Saputara Museum, also known as Saputara Tribal Museum, is a small museum located on the highway leading to Surat and Nasik. Collections of the museum provide an insight into the lifestyle of the tribal population of the Dang District, of which the destination forms a part.
The Dang District is home to nearly 300 villages, whose majority population is of tribal community. This museum was built in order to acquaint the tourists with the tribal culture and lifestyle of this population segment of the district. Various tribal communities residing in the region include Bhils, Kunbis, Gamits, and Warlis.
Located in the heart of the city, Saputara Museum showcases a variety of artefacts like clothes, utensils, traditional articles, lifestyles, house objects, musical instruments and ornaments. Collection of the museum depicts the everyday life of the tribal communities of the region. This museum also houses various artefacts that belong to the Dang tribe of Saputara.
Apart from general artefacts, this museum also showcases various items like grass ornaments, stuffed birds, stone funerary, column woodcarving, clay ritual objects, body tattoos and masks. Workshops and other exhibitions are also held in the museum every year in order to showcase the lifestyle, history and ecology of the aborigines of the region.
Step garden is one of finest maintained place in Saputara. It’s a small garden, consisting from 20-25 steps. On each step, you’d see wide range of flower beds.
Sun Set Point
Sunset Point is located on the Sunset Point Road, near Saputara Museum. Popularly known as Gandhi Shikhar or peak, this point is located at a distance of 1.7 km from the town. It provides a beautiful view of the sunset, along with the Dang Forest and various tribal villages in the vicinity.
Tourists can also reach this point within 10 minutes by using Ropeway. Although the point can be visited by tourists all around the year, the most opportune time is from the month of March to November. Sunset Point is located in the vicinity of famous tourist spots like the Vansda National Park and Saputara Museum.
Sunrise Point, also known as Valley Viewpoint, is a peak located in Saputara. The peak can be reached by a 1.5 km trek while heading towards Waghai. This point gives a beautiful view of the entire Saputara Valley, along with the villages and forests located around the hill station.
Sunrise point is also a popular picnic spot, where families and tourists can be seen enjoying the natural beauty. It is also considered as a famous adventure spot as travellers have to trek to reach this peak. The view of the sunrise from this peak allures numerous tourists during early morning.
The Saputara Lake is beautifully nestled between undulating hills. Reach the boat club here that is built beside the lake. Hire a boat according to your choice. There are different types of boats available here. Once you have hired the boat of your choice, explore the serene surroundings and the beautiful lake. Watch the dawn or the dusk from the sunrise or the sunset points respectively. If you have children, then choose either row boat or pedal boat. The children will have a great time on the boats, exploring the whole lake!