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Gujarat Tourism – The Charming Hill Town of Saputara

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Saputara is a distinctly different place amongst the arid nature of Gujarat. It is on the north-east frontier of Gujarat and the second highest plateau in the Sahydari stretch of the Western Ghats.

It is a top tourist place having many water bodies such as streams and lakes. Saputara has experienced a lot of development as a tourism center with the likes of parks, boat clubs, ropeways and a museum.

It also has some of the best tourist points such the Sunset Point, Sunrise Point, Echo Point, Town-View Point and Gandhi Shikhar. Here is guide to this vibrant hill station.

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The Honeybee Centre

The Honeybee Centre

Among the many sightseeing places here, you must visit the Honeybee Centre. This centre educates its visitors about the technique of honey production. You can watch the wonderful method that bees use to produce nectar and can even purchase the freshly produced pure honey.

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The Ropeway

The Ropeway

For all those who are adventurous and love to enjoy a panoramic view of the Saputara hill station, the Vaity Resort provides a rope way or cable car service. You can enjoy a 10-15 min ride across the valley through this ropeway.

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Saputara Lake

Saputara Lake

While the Saputara Hill Station is an attractive tourist destination in itself, the lake adds to its beauty. The Saputara Lake makes a perfect water body to enjoy a boat ride while its beautiful green surroundings add to the soothing ambience.

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Pandava Gufa

Pandava Gufa

This sightseeing place has a belief that the Pandavas during their exile in the forests stopped here to worship Lord Shiva. Also called the Aravelam Caves, it is a beautiful destination that attracts many devotees. On the way to the valley, one can find several beautiful tribal valleys and forts.

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Gandharvapur Artist Village

Gandharvapur Artist Village

You'll love this place if you love art. A lovely tourist spot afloat with beautiful artifacts, the artist village is a place where visitors can not only enjoy watching artisans work and purchase items, but can also enjoy the privilege of trying their hands on crafting a few art pieces themselves. Take a trip here to be amazed by the beautiful artwork that thrives here.

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Governor's Hill

Governor's Hill

People who love tranquility will love this place. A serene hill station with a vast open space, it makes the perfect spot for a leisurely walk during both morning and evening times. You can enjoy the beautiful view of the valleys and rivulets from the hilltop.

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Gira Waterfalls

Gira Waterfalls

A top tourist place not to be missed during the monsoon season, Gira waterfalls is at its best during this time. Situated about 3 km from the Waghai Town, Gira is a 30 mt fall that joins the Ambika River. This scenic location is easily accessible to tourists.

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