Saputara Hill Station
Also referred to as the 'abode of serpents', Saputara is a marvellous hill resort which is located on a plateau based on the Sahyadri Mountain range. It is well-known for its vast variety of wildlife species and natural relics. Lush green forests of Saputara are an added tourist attraction.
The Saputara Museum is also termed as the Saputara Tribal Museum and is home to numerous articles and artefacts utilized by the regional tribes of this region, which reflect their customs and lifestyles. Articles like tribal jewelleries, clothes, musical instruments, utensils and other objects employed in accomplishing daily utilitarian tasks are available in this museum.
Erected by the Maratha leader named Chhatrapati Shivaji, the Hatgadh Fort is existent at a distance of about 60 km from Saputara, particularly along the border of Maharashtra and Gujarat. It is situated in the Sahyadri range, at an elevation of nearly 3,600 feet.
Visitors to Dang district would be awed by Gira Falls, which is situated about 3 km from Waghai and is a 30 meter natural drop into the waters of Ambika River. This region provides the ultimate relaxation to tourists.
Purna Wildlife Sanctuary
Purna Wildlife Sanctuary is renowned for possessing the thickest vegetation cover in the state of Gujarat. It occupies a total area of about 160 square kilometre and is filled with lush hills, comprising bamboo and teak forests. Of the total area of this sanctuary about 160.8 square kilometre has been marked as a reserved forest since July 1990.
Girmal Falls is extremely popular since it is the highest waterfall in this Indian state which jumps down to more than 100 metres. Located on the Ahwa-Nawapur Road, this waterfall is based near village Girmal.
Vansda National Park
Controlled by the Government of India, Vansda National Park occupies about 24 square kilometers and provides shelter to innumerable species of beasts which include tigers, monkeys, langoors, leopards, rusty spotted cats, python, four horned antelope, squirrel, barking deer, macaque, hyena and other animals.
Shabari Dham is a beautiful temple which is connected to a Hindu mythological account which states that at this very place; Lord Rama had met Shabari when he was seeking his wife Sita. As per this tale, Shabari had offered some berries to Lord Rama and devotees still worship the three stones where Shabari, Lord Rama and his brother Lakshman are believed to have sat.
Other Tourist Attractions at Dang District
Dang District is also famous for some other wonderful tourism centres like Ram Sarovar, Sita Van, Anjani Kund, Anjani Parvat or hill and Mahal Eco Site. Mahal Eco Site presents thrilling trekking options to adventurous tourists and is covered with bamboo glides and rivers.
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