The hill station of Saputara is located at an altitude of 873 m above the sea level on a plateau in the Dang forest area of the Sahyadri range.
Long walks along the beautiful lake are some of the treats of this uncluttered and simple hill station. The more adventurous can trek down to nearby villages, the Hatgadh Fort or the legendary Pandava Caves. It has a cool bracing climate, the highest temperature even in the summer months not exceeding 28 Degrees C.
Saputara means the Adobe of Serpents and a snake image on the banks of the river Sarpagana is worshipped by the Adivasis on festivals like Holi. Saputara has been developed as a planned hill resort with all the necessary ameneties like hotels, parks, swimming pools , boat club, theatres and a museum to ensure an enjoyable holiday in the cool of the hills. Saputara is only 164kms, from Surat.