Gandharvapur Artist Village

This is a place to not only see and buy the tribal artifacts on display, but also to get your hands to work. You will feel welcomed and inspired to try out warli painting or craft tribal objects. Run by Chandrakant Parmar and Surya Goswami, it is a good place to learn about the culture of this region, especially for school groups. The community also provides simple accommodation for a very reasonable cost.

Vansda National park

Originally, a private forest of maharaja of Vansada, the park now covers on area of 24 km². Despite its small size the park harbours tiger, leopard, pangolin, Rusty-spotted Cat, python, giant squirrel, four-horned antelope etc. Prior permission from the Chief Wildlife Warden, or DFO, Ahwa, is required before visiting the park.


The Saputara Lake surrounded by greenery makes it pleasurable to sail in the lake in a row or paddle boat.

Sunrise Point

It is a point which offers the best view of Saputara and adjoining Malegoan could be reached after a walk of 1.5 km in the direction of Waghai. The naming restricts the tourist traffic to this best place as tourists believe that the point should only be visited at sun rise, however, one may visit it at any time of the day to catch a panoramic view. The Tata Consultancy Services has suggested renaming this point as Valley View Point to enhance tourist traffic.

Sunset Point

Gives a breathtaking view of a vast spans of Dang Forest. It provides an aerial view of distant villages in forest. This thick forest around Saputara is dotted with Adivasi (tribal) villages.

The Ropeway

A ten minutes ride across the valley to the sunset point.

Gira falls

Makes an excellent excursion option from Saputara. Just 52 km away from Saputara the Gira Waterfalls should not be missed especially during the months of June to November.

Rose Garden

Rose Garden, as the name suggests, is a spectacular garden with many variety of Roses. Step Garden is a garden set up in steps. On the steps are laid beautiful plants and flower pots. Another garden is Lake Garden on the banks of Saputara Lake, which is an excellent picnic spot. All these gardens make Saputara a beautiful place.


One another attractive place in Saputara, step garden has the unique feature of a garden set up in steps. Well laid out steps are adorned with beautiful plants, flower pots ... (more) One another attractive place in Saputara, step garden has the unique feature of a garden set up in steps. Well laid out steps are adorned with beautiful plants, flower pots and in the midst of nice woods. There is a forest hut for the comfortable stay of the visitors, placed amidst the garden. The Garden is well maintained and offer many varieties of flowers and plants. Garden has open space for children to roam around. This is a nice place to spend the evenings away from town bustle and hustle.

Lake Garden

        સાપુતારા ખાતે આનંદો સર્કલ પાસે આવેલ સાપુતારાના તળાવનું સૌદર્ય નિહાળી શકે અને આ ગાર્ડન સાપુતારા વિશાળ ગાર્ડન છે . જે તળાવના કિનારે આવેલ છે જેથી તેનેે લેક ગાર્ડન તરીકે ઓળખાય છે ત્યા સાંજના સમયે રોશની કરવામાં આવેલ છે  જે ગાર્ડન ખુુુજ જ સુંદર છે.  

       At Saputara, one can see the beauty of Lake Saputara near the Anando Circle, and this garden is a huge Saputara garden. Located on the shore of the lake, which is known as the Lake Garden, it is illuminated at dusk which is very beautiful.

Governor's Hill

The Governor’s Hill, along with Sunrise Point, Sunset Point and existing lake, are the first phase of the countrywide roadshow embarked upon by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited (TCGL) to attract investment for the master plan of developing Saputara as a tourism hub.


Saputara Tribal Museum is a small museum with a tribal theme, displaying the lifestyle, ornaments, musical instruments, agricultural implements, house objects of day-to-day use of native Dangis. It provides an insight into the tribes of Dang. Timings: 10.30am to 05.00pm.


Collection beautiful species of Fish and other water living bodies are there in Aquarium.

Purna Sanctuary

Purna is a Sanctuary, where luxuriant dense forests with thick bamboo brakes enchant visitors. People get surprised to see such pristine forests in the area, which happens to be an extension of the Western Ghats. For an eco-tourist wanting to enjoy birds of moist deciduous forest mixed with bamboo, this is the best place to visit. The Sanctuary is a part of forests in northern part of the Dangs district in South Gujarat. The area covering 160.8 sq. km is a reserved forest, which has been notified as Sanctuary in July 1990.

About the Sanctuary
Purna Sanctuary is a part of dense moist deciduous forests in Western Ghat of Gujarat and supports gamut of flora and fauna of very high evolutionary value. The Sanctuary, along with Vansda National Park, is the only Protected Area in South Gujarat for conserving diverse biological resources. Wild bulls, elephants, Sloth bear and rhinoceros also roamed in this forest-tract during historic past (Mughal Period). Forests of this region satisfy material and cultural needs of local tribals and maintain ecological stability of the area.

Different types of forests that constitute varied habitats are moist mixed deciduous forest, moist teak forest and bamboo brakes. Bamboo forms thick middle storey in large area with tree cover having moderately dense canopy. 'Mahal' forest in the Protected Area is one of the best forests in the State.

About 700 identified plant species with dominance of grasses and broad-leaved plants in high density and diversity are found in the Sanctuary. Dendrocalamus strictus (Bamboo), Tectona grandis (teak), and Wrightia tinctoria (dudhalo) are major tree species. Dalbergia latifolia (sissoo), Albizzia procera (safed siras), Ougeinia oogeinensis (tanach), Mitragyna parviflora (kalam), Terminlia crenulata (sadad), Acacia catechu (khair), A. ferruginia, Pongamia pinnata (karanj), Adina cordi/olia (haldu), Saccopentalum tomentosa, Lagerstroemia parviflora (chopadi bondara) are other important tree species.

Hatgad Fort

This is a historical monumental fort located just 5 kilometers away from Saputara lake in Maharashtra state border. The fort holds a great significance to history of Maratha king Shivaji and is very popular among tourist visiting Saputara for trekking. The height of this fort is about 3600 feet and it lies near the Mulher village. On the top of the fort there are two reservoirs.