Don is a hill station and village in the Dang district of Gujarat, India. It is touted to be the second hill station in the state after nearby Saputara.
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About Don Hill Station
Don Hill Station is one of the best hill stations in Gujarat state.
The Don Hill Station Named after the mythical warrior guru Dronacharya. Don Hill Station is a village with a tribal population of around 1200.
In spite of being the only hill station of Gujarat, it is minimally commercialized, still unspoiled.
The local Adivasi population celebrates Don Mahotsav every year which has also attracted tourists at large-number. Usually, Don Mahotsav is celebrated in February, the festival involves tribal songs and dances by the Adivasi population of the village, dressed in vibrant and colorful clothes.
Best time to Visit Don Hill Station
The best time to visit Don Hill Station is between the monsoon months of July and October and Frequent showers enrich the natural beauty of this place.
Places to Visit At Don Hill Station
- Mahal Eco Campsite
- Barda waterfalls
- Mayadevi Waterfall – Underwater Temple
- Girmal Waterfall
- Kilad eco-tourism campsite
- Pandava Caves
- Gira Waterfall
Things to do at Don Hill Station
Tourists visiting Don Hill Station must visit Saler Fort, Barda waterfalls, the Mahal eco-tourism campsite, Kilad eco-tourism campsite, Gira waterfalls, and so on. The place offers activities like trekking, hiking, camping, etc.
How to Reach Don Hill Station
Around 30km from Ahwa and 150km from surat.
Saputara To Don Hill Station -50km
Ahmedabad To Don Hill Station -405km
Surat To Don Hill Station -173km
Mumbai To Don Hill Station-275km
There are several private car services from nearby cities Surat, Vadodara, and Vapi.
Hotels to Stay near Don Hill Station
Don hill station has no accommodation, The closest place to stay is in Saputara which is about 45km away from the hill station.
Here are a few options:
Hotel Lake View: A 3-star hotel will cost around 6000 for one day.
Address: Plot Number 4, Opposite the Lake, Nashik Road, Saputara, Gujarat.
Chitrakoot Hill Resort: 4-star hotel in Saputara
Address: Sunset Road, Dang District, Saputara, Gujarat.
Savshanti Hill Station: Saputara hotel which provides 4-star facilities
Address: Nageshwar Mahadev Temple Road, Dang, Saputara, Gujarat.