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Igatpuri is a hill station and a city in the Western Ghats located in the Nashik district of Maharashtra, 130kms from Mumbai. Located on the Mumbai-Agra National Highway, Igatpuri is a heaven for nature lovers. It also has some of the highest peaks of the Sahyadri range.
Igatpuri is primarily known for the Vipassana International Academy, the headquarters of the world's largest Vipassana meditation institute. It teaches the strict form of meditation first taught by Gautam Buddha in the 6th century BC. A popular weekend getaway from Mumbai and Pune, Igatpuri is one of the best places to visit in Maharashtra in monsoon. It is also a major railway station in Maharashtra connecting surrounding major cities.
Apart from old forts, majestic waterfalls, and tall mountains, Igatpuri is also a great place to indulge in activities like rock climbing and trekking. For photographers and nature lovers, Igatpuri offers Bhatsa River Valley, Camel Valley, Konkankada valley and the Randha falls, decorated with rivers and waterfalls. For trekkers, Igatpuri houses Trngalwadi Fort, placed at an altitude of 3000ft. You can cherish a mesmerising view from the fort.
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