Monsoon can’t be any better if one is planning to visit Gujarat anytime soon as Megh Malhar Parv 2022 from July 30th till August 30th offers exciting activities for wanderers like local exhibitions, creative workshops, photography, painting, bamboo crafting, Warli painting, garden tours, theater, dance, music performances and much more that are not usual on a tourist lists.
The Gujarat Tourism Development Corporation has organised the monsoon festival at Gujarat’s only hill station, Saputara. It started from July 30, Saturday and ended on August 30. Megh Malhar festival will have a range of cultural events, entertainment activities and traditional festivities to attract national and international tourists to a memesmiring hill station in Gujarat – Saputara near Maharashtra border.
This annual month-long monsoon festival is likely to enthrall tourists with a range of competitions like Dahi Handi, Rain Run Marathon, Boat Racing and Nature Treasure Hunt on Janmashtami. On weekends and public holidays, the festival will get even more engaging with activities like Dangi dance performances, quiz contests, seminars and competitions like musical, rangoli and photography competitions.
Over the last few decades, Saputara, a lush hill station, has rapidly emerged as a goto tourist destination owing to its majestic beauty in monsoons. Amongst the major attractions in Saputara the most loved are Governor Hill, Balasinor Dinosaur Museum Eco Point, Rope-way, Shabri Dham, local Dangi dance, Waghai Botanical Garden.
Besides cultural entertainment, the location is also favourable for exploring around Purna Wildlife Sanctuary and Girmar Waterfalls and trekking and camping at nearby places like Mahal Eco Campsite, Vanil Eco Den and Padam Dungri campsite.