#12 of 20 Places to Visit in Saputara
Distance (From Saputara): 49 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours
Place Location: At Wanarchod Village
Transportation Options: Cab
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 5 km from Waghai and 49 km from Saputara, Gira Falls is seasonal waterfall located at Wanarchod village near Saputara. Situated on the Saputara-Waghai Road, it is one of the picturesque falls in Gujarat and among the top places to visit near Saputara to visit as part of Gujarat trip.
Also known as Giradudh, Gira Waterfall is formed over the Kapri River and eventually drops into the Ambika River. The height of the falls is about 75 feet and the speed of the water plunging into the river creates a foggy look giving it a charming feel. The Gira Falls is a favourite among the tourists to the area and people from the neighboring towns flock to the area during the weekends. The place has now developed in to a great picnic spot.
The falls is a great stopover for those travelling from Saputara towards Surat. The falls can only reached by 1 km trekking from the parking place. There are many picnic huts in the vicinity of Gira Falls, along with various small tea and snack stalls. Tourists also visit the beautiful Waghai Botanical Garden nearby which has a variety of plants and trees, providing a marvelous view of different varieties of bamboo groves
The best season to visit the waterfalls is post monsoon season.
Timings: 8 AM - 5 PM
Parking Fee: Rs. 50 per vehicle