A picturesque hill station located 1000 meters above the sea level, Saputara, literally meaning 'Abode of Serpents', is located in the forest region of Dangs of Sahyadri Ranges. The weather of this hill station remains cool throughout the year. As per Hindu Mythology, Lord Ram spent his 11 years of exile in the dense forests of Saputara. There is a deity of a serpent placed on the banks of River Sarpaganga. Local tribal people worship serpent god and celebrate festivals such as Nag Panchami and Maha Shiatri. Other famous places to be visit in Saputara are Pandava Caves, Saputara Lake, Echo Point and Sunset Point.
Summer 23 to 44 C
Winter 10 to 36 C
March to October
Hill Stations, Trekking, Gardens, Lakes, Museums and Forts
Getting to Saputara
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, is the nearest airport to Saputara. It is located around 360 kilometers away from Saputara. Mumbai airport is well-connected to all major cities in India and abroad via regular flights. Taxi cabs ply between Mumbai and Saputara.
Waghai Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Saputara City Center. It is located at a distance of 50 kilometers away from Saputara City Center. Taxi cabs ply between railway station and Saputara City Center.
The National Highway number 3 connects Mumbai to Saputara. For those travelling via Car/Taxi, the journey via road will approximately take around 4 hours. State government owned buses connect Saputara to ious cities in Maharashtra such as Mumbai and Pune.
From Mumbai 246 km