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Gujarat ‘Jewel of The West’ - Hill Stations and Tourist Spots
Gujarat is well known for its rich history with culture, tradition and heritage. Blend with modernity with change in time frame, Gujarat has the influence of Hindu, Islamic and European culture. Located strategically, the progressing State to scale the charts in global map, has a tourist inflow from all over the world. It has become Tourists’ Paradise and is emerging the most sort for destination.
Gujarat State Government presents Saputara, a beautiful ‘Hill Station’ in Gujarat with nearby attractions offering Gujarat’s green cover locations promoting eco tourism.
Saputara is perched at an altitude of 1000 m, and is situated in the heart of Dangs district. Nearby Surat city,it is located on the second highest plateau of the Sahyadari range with cool bracing climate and a scenic view of the verdant valley.
The thick forest around Saputara is dotted with tribal villages and their unique dances are of great interest. 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.

Gujarat has extensive coastline and hence, many hills are located in Gujarat. Holiday Homes are planned by Gujarat Government to enjoy vacations in places like Tithal, Bulsar District, Ubhrat, Surat and Chorvad in Junagadh District. Pavagadh has a hill top and Tulsi Shyam which is known for hot springs, is in the heart of Gir Forest.

The major tourist destination, Udwada in Valsad district, is being developed as an International centre of peace and harmony.

Gujarat is a home to incredible diversity. Ahmedabad, the cultural and intellectual capital of Gujarat hold the country’s prime Tourist places. Gandhi Ashram, being the tourist destination from people visiting from all over the world, the city attracts major tourists.

Gujarat, the ‘Jewel of the West’ has varied Tourist within whole of Gujarat to places like:
Religious place like Dwarka, Somnath, Pavagadh, Ambaji, Bhadreshwar, Shamlaji and Taranga; Jain temples, at Palitana and Girnar Hill
Archaeological and Architectural monuments at Patan, Siddhpur Ghumli, Dabhoi, Vadnagar, Modhera, Lothal and Ahmedabad
Beaches in Ahmedpur-Mandvi, Corwad, Ubharat and Tithal
The hill resort of Satpura
The lion sanctuary of Gir Forest and the Wild Ass sanctuary in the Kutchh area apart from many other Sanctuaries
Birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi at Porbandar and Hriday Kunj – Gandhi Ashram at Ahmedabad
http://www.gswan.gov.in, Gujarat State Wide Area Network Gujarat Tourism : External website that opens in a new window http://india.gov.in, The National Portal of India https://www.digitalgujarat.gov.in/, Digital Gujarat