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Monday, July 25, 2022

Gujarat's Saputara becomes a 'heaven on earth' in monsoons, here are 10 places not to be missed

Gujarat's Saputara becomes a 'heaven on earth' in monsoons, here are 10 places not to be missed


Saputara in Dang district is situated at an altitude of 1083 meters above sea level.  The scenery of far-reaching valleys and forests in Saputara attracts people the most.


 Even in the scorching heat of summer, the temperature of Saputara remains below about 30 degrees

 Saputara is located 420 km from Ahmedabad

 The word Saputara means 'house of snakes'.


 If someone talks about the hottest favorite destination in Gujarat during Monsoon (Places To Visit In Gujarat During Monsoon), Saputara comes to the top.  Saputara is the only so-called Hill Station in Gujarat, situated in the Sahyadri Hills amidst dense forests in Dang district of South Gujarat.  When it comes to forests in Gujarat, the first name that comes to mind is Gir, and then Dang, if you see a forest anywhere.  One of the special features of Saputara Hill Station is that even in the scorching heat of summer, the temperature remains below about 30 degrees.  The beauty of Saputara blooms during the heavy monsoons and at that time Saputara becomes a center of attraction for Gujaratis and people from the surrounding states of Gujarat.


Saputara in Dang district is situated at an altitude of 1083 meters above sea level.  The scenery of far-reaching valleys and forests in Saputara attracts people the most.

 Even in the scorching heat of summer, the temperature of Saputara remains below about 30 degrees

  The beauty of Saputara blooms during the heavy monsoons and at that time Saputara becomes a center of attraction for Gujaratis and people from the surrounding states of Gujarat.
Sarp Ganga Lake

 You can experience boating in Serpaganga lake and according to locals, snakes frequent the shores of this lake to bask in the sun.



 Girimal Waterfall

 This waterfall stretches up to a height of 100 feet, making it the tallest waterfall in Gujarat.  The waterfall is located on the Gira river passing through Girmal village, 12 km from Shingana village near the border of Dang's Subir taluka and Maharashtra state.  Girimal Falls is the highest waterfall in Gujarat.  Its height is 150 feet.

 Shabri Dham

 This place is located at a distance of about 33 km from the district headquarters Ahwa.  According to local belief, Lord Rama met Shabri at this place, which is mentioned in the Ramayana.

 Pampa Lake

 According to Hindu mythology, Pampa (Parvati), the demigod of Lord Shiva, performed penance at this place to show her dedication to Shiva.  Also this lake is mentioned in Ramayana.  This is the same lake on the banks of which Shabri awaited the arrival of Lord Rama.

 


 Shiv Ghat Waterfall

 Shiv Ghat Falls is located at a distance of 10 km from Ahwa in Dang district.  There is a small temple of Lord Shankar here, so this waterfall is named Shiv Ghat Falls.

 Purna River

 The river originates near Pipaldahad in the Sahyadri mountain range on the border of Maharashtra and Gujarat and merges into the Arabian Sea near Navsari.

Gira Waterfall

 Gira Falls is a very famous waterfall in Gujarat.  This waterfall is located near Waghai village in Dang district of South Gujarat.  Here Ambika river itself falls as a waterfall.  And flowing further, it meets the Arabian Sea near Belimora.  The waterfall falls from a height of about thirty meters.



 Don Hill Station
 A hidden treasure of natural beauty in Gujarat, situated between Maharashtra and Gujarat border, is Don Hill Station.  Don Hill Station in Dang is just 30 km from Ahwa and is one of the tourist spots in Dang.

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