Dangs District alternatively called 'The Dangs,' is a hilly, thickly-forested tribal district of Gujarat. It is situated high in the Saputara hills, Gujarat's most famous hill station. Dangs covers 1,760 sq km, and has an average rain fall of about 1,900 mm. The headquarters is Ahwa. Indian travel agent gives special discounted hotel from budget hotels to Deluxe hotels in India.
Dangs is amply blessed by nature and is noted for its beautiful teak forests. The forests are home for wild animals such as tigers, chital, bears, pigs, and deer. Snakes including cobras and pythons are found here.
Mahal Bardipara wildlife sanctuary and the spectacular Gira Waterfalls are nearby attractions. Indian travel agent gives special discounted hotel from budget hotels to Deluxe hotels in India. The week-long tribal fair named Dangs Durbar is held at Ahwa one week before Holi in the month of March. An interesting place to visit is the tribal museum, begun to familiarize visitors with the culture and tradition of various tribal communities such as the Bhils, Kunbis, Gamits, and Warlis. Tribal weapons and utensils are also exhibited.
Saputara is situated in the Dangs forest area of Sahyadari Ranges, on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border. Located at an altitude of 1000 m, it has a cool climate. The temperature doesn't exceed above 28 oC even in summer months. Surat is 160 km away. Indian travel agent gives special discounted hotel from budget hotels to Deluxe hotels in India.
The name Saputara literally means the abode of serpents. There is an idol of a snake on the banks of the river Sarpaganga. Tribals worship this idol on festivals like Holi. Legends have it that Lord Ram, hero of the Ramayana, spent 11 years of his exile in Saputara forests. Saputara has marvelous waterfalls and the place is ideal for watching sunrise and sunset. In the pleasant monsoon, Saputara offers breathtaking scenes for nature lovers. Special Holidays with very attractive and discounted packages and hotel bookings.Boating facilities are available on the lake. The place also houses some beautiful gardens and a museum. The main attraction of Saputara is the ‘Pushpak Ropeway’. It is considered the longest ropeway in the country and attracts a large number of children and young couples. There is a hill resort with hotels, parks, swimming pools theatres and a museum.
Sunrise Point is a beautiful spot which offers magnificent views of Saputara. Situated at of Dangs District, the place can be visited at any time of the day to catch a panoramic view. The valley across, the melodious sounds of the birds and natural green cover makes the place more romantic.
Malegoan con be reached after a walk of 1.5 km in the direction of Waghai.
Girs Falls is in southern Gujarat. It is a km off the Saputara-Waghai road. The clearing on the road provides a good view of this beautiful waterfall. It is at its best from June to November. The snack stalls and picnic huts nearby make it an ideal relaxation and picnic spot. Special Holidays with very attractive and discounted packages and hotel bookings.
Girmal Falls is on the Gira River in Gujarat. A little off the Mahal-Singana Road, it is a marvelous sight during monsoons. The approach to the falls is through picturesque terrain with a tribal village en route. The area has an abundance of rich vegetation, many of them rare and indigenous. Light refreshment and picnic huts are among the facilities available. The whole area is a haven for trekking enthusiasts. Incredible India Tours with Indian Travel agent.
Purna Sanctuary is situated in the northern part of Dangs District, Gujarat.
Crossed by Purna and Gira rivers, this 160 sq km sanctuary is home to wild bulls, elephants, sloth bear and rhinoceros. Bamboo lined pathways are set for trekkers. Saputara Hill Station is a nearby attraction. Incredible India Tours with Indian Travel agent.