India is a vast country with numerous havens still awaiting to be explored. Saputara is one such elusive yet magnificent hill station located in the Sahayadri Hill Range in Gujarat. It is perched on a spot, 1000 metres above the sea level, where the climate seems to be pleasant all-round the year. It is the perfect destination to seek respite from the unforgiving heat and pollution of the cities and towns.
When it comes to hill stations, Saputara is as beautiful as it gets. The winding hills, lush forests, floating clouds, gushing rivers, cascading waterfalls and tranquil lakes are truly awe-inspiring. Here’s a list of five amazing places in Saputara which will surely captivate your senses.
Boating in the serene Saputara Lake will certainly be the highlight of your trip. You can also visit the beautiful Lake garden which is situated on its banks. The garden features many exotic species of plants and trees which will be a real sight for your eyes.
The Gira waterfall offers the most breath-taking view in Saputara. Watch the water cascade down the rocks from a height of 30 metres into the gushing Ambica River. The best time to visit the waterfall is between June to November, where the rushing water hits the rocks to produce a fine mist.
Sunrise point – Waghai
At Saputara, you can begin your day with the mesmerising view from the Sunrise Point. The Sunrise Point is situated 1.5 Km from Waghai. It offers a lovely panoramic view of the majestic hills of Saputara. Even if you happen to miss the sunrise, you can still enjoy the splendid views during any time of the day.
The Mahal forest is one of the densest forests of Gujarat. The verdant expanse of the forest is teeming with numerous exotic species of flora and fauna. The Purna Wildlife Sanctuary and Girmal Waterfalls are some of the best places to visit in the Mahal Forest.
The Hatgad Fort is an exotic architectural marvel, crowded by tourists and trekkers alike. You can experience breath-taking views of the valleys from the fort.
As with any vacation, your trip will not be complete without a stay at a good resort. The Club Mahindra resort at Hatgad – Saputara, is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of this destination in a comfortable setting. The resort is popular for lavish accommodation and mouth-watering cuisines. You can get access to this place through a Club Mahindra membership. So what are you waiting for? Take up the Club Mahindra membership today and enjoy a glorious escapade in Saputara.