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Saputara – a splendid escape into magical monsoons

Saputara lake


Saputara, Gujarat’s only hill station, is famous for its amazing natural beauty and serenity immersed in its atmosphere. Unlike other very popular hill stations in the country, Saputara is relatively less explored and less crowded which makes it an ideal destination for a refreshing holiday. And come monsoon, the place just gets magical with its splendid beauty.

Nothing’s as soothing for the soul as an escape into nature. And when the nature is showered with the kiss of rains, the entire surroundings can just get mesmerizing. Saputara Hills does just that with its monsoon avatar. It simply captivates the travelers with its dewy beauty. When holiday plans get limited in monsoon, hill stations like Saputara become a natural choice of the nature lovers. Perched on the southern tip of Sahyadri Hills in the district of Dang, Saputara hill station is among the prime tourist spots of Gujarat and is nowadays one of the favorite monsoon holiday destinations in India.

This place, untouched by ruckus of urbanization, sits calm 800 meters above the sea level in the Dang forests. No pollution, no chaos, no stress; just serenity embedded in the atmosphere. Being a part of the Sahyadri mountain range, it is surrounded by enormous greenery bestowing the visitors with an enthralling panoramic view of nature’s beauty. Saputara enjoys a cool and cozy weather all year round making it a perfect getaway for holiday seekers. The maximum temperature goes only as high as 28 degrees during the summer and one can choose to go there any time of the year. However the best time to visit Saputara is from March to November. And monsoon is even more amazing time if one seeks a refreshing break from hectic life because, the raindrops play the perfect trick to add more romance to this place.

The drizzling rains, the refreshed face of soil, the cool breeze shaking up the plantations, the scent of freshness spread all around, the romantic foggy atmosphere with clouds dispersed all over the hill, the delightful view of dewy greenery…it all fills the visitors with a sublime experience of being close to nature. Saputara gets strikingly beautiful and picturesque in monsoons. The green becomes greener as the new vegetation sprout up all over and the waterfalls become mightier falling down to meet the bustling streams. There’s lot more this emerging mini-vacation and holiday destination has to offer to its visitors.


Saputara, under the promotional drive of Gujarat Tourism and other similar travel promotions, is fast developing and attracting increasing number of tourists from all over. Every year, a number of visitors choose to come over here for a holiday with their family and friends. Besides profuse natural beauty, Saputara offers various recreational facilities and activities to make the holiday experience truly enjoyable and unforgettable for the tourists. As monsoons are just amazing here, a month long Monsoon Festival is organized to attract more people to visit the place. The Monsoon Festival in Saputara is a fun filled event that offers the tourists a number of entertainment and recreation options – like adventure games, variety of sport activities, cultural programmes (like tribal dance), exhibitions, fun contests, fairs (melas), food festivals, water sports, laser shows, and much more. Now that’s one more reason why Saputara is getting popular for monsoon holidays.

The hill station of Saputara is developed well in last few years owing to increasing influx of tourists and Govt.’s drive for development of the state’s travel destinations. Saputara has several luxurious hotels and resorts offering best-in-class facilities for a comfortable stay. Some of them even offer adventure sport facilities like Para-gliding. Saputara also has some nice gardens and parks, lake and boating facilities, sunset and sunrise points, theaters and museum for tourist excursion. On the other hand, there are these less known tribal villages around giving the tourists an opportunity to explore the tribal culture of Dang and bring back home the memories of this wonderful place in form of pretty handcrafted artifacts like tribal jewelry, pots and vases, key-chains, paintings, etc.

So… Don’t wait more. The monsoon is all set. Take a little break from work and go, enjoy the beauty of lovely rains and landscapes in the lap of Saputara. It shall be the best monsoon holiday of your life.


To know more about Saputara and planning your holiday check out www.jnraoindia.com. JNRao India is a leading travel companies in Gujarat offering wide range of tour packages as per the interest and preferences of the tourists. It also designs customized travel packages for destinations across Gujarat and India. JNRao India provides complete tour assistance to the tourists to make their holiday hassle free and memorable one.

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