Dang - 4 Attractions You Must Visit
The District is a part of the Eastern Hilly Region . In common parlance, the word 'dang' means a hilly village. The main language spoken in this district is Konkani and 98% of the population belongs to one of the scheduled tribes.
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Types of Attractions in Dang
List of Attractions in Dang
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Pampa lake near village Jarsol, around 6 km from Shabaridham, is a fresh water lake on the banks of river Pampa. Mythological belief is that Matang Rishi, guru of Shabarimata, established his ashram on the banks of Pampa lake.
Saputara Hill Station
Saputara Hill Station is a small hill station located in Sahyadris. Saputara is the only hill station in Gujarat located in Dang district. Saputara is situated at an altitude of 1000 meters in the forests of Sahyadri ranges on the outskirts of Maharashtra. It is a rocky region and the maximum temperature remains near 30 ℃ even in summer.
Located on a hill called ‘Chamak Dungar’ off 4 km from village Subir on Ahwa-Navapur road, this temple of Shabarimata is a place where Lord Rama met Shabari, a Bhil woman. Legend goes that Shabari offered tasted berries to Lord Rama at this place. Three stones on which Lord Rama, his brother Laxman and Shabari are said to have sat are still worshipped.
Waghai Botanical Garden
the garden and Bio-Diversity Conservation center have a wide range of native and exotic plant samples from which you can learn to identify plants, learn how they are used for food and medicine, and how much we depend on them. There is a nature education trail which leads you to and from Vansda Park. You might not find people to welcome and orient you, but there is plenty of written information about the plants posted around the center. The garden is open from 8am-6pm and entry is free.