India - Saputara Travel Information

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Saputara

Saputara is located in the Dang District of Gujarat state in India and is a picturesque hill station perched on a plateau in the Dang forest area of the Sahyadri Range.

Saputara means the 'Abode of Serpents' and a snake image on the banks of the river Sarpagana is worshipped by the people of the region.

The legend about the place is that Lord Rama spent 11 years of his exile in this forest. There is Bardipara Wildlife Sanctuary nearby apart from Gira Waterfalls.

To Reach

By Air: Mumbai is the nearest airport, 185 km away.

By Rail: Nasik is also most convenient railhead, 80 km away.

By Road: There is bus facility from Nasik and Surat.

 

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