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1. Tringalwadi Fort

Tringalwadi Fort
Must visit 3.4 /5

5 km
from city center
1 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Behind the Ghatandevi Temple lies the Tringalwadi Fort, situated at an altitude of 3000 ft above sea level. The height of the fort offers a scenic view of the Konkan and Nashik route. Trekking to the fort is one of the most popular things to do in Igatpuri.

2. Vihigaon Waterfall

Vihigaon Waterfall

9 km
from city center
2 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Vihigaon Waterfall is a perfectly refreshing getaway located at a distance of around 12 km from Igatpuri. The waterfall is known for its captivating natural beauty and the 120 feet fall where the visitors can engage in rappelling for about 30 minutes. The hike stretch to the falls through the woods is also quite fascinating.

3. Kalsubai Peak

Kalsubai Peak
3.6 /5

19 km
from city center
3 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Mt. Kalsubai is the highest peak of the Sahyadri Ranges. The view of this majestic mountain is an amazing sight in Bhandardara. It is also known as the Everest of Maharashtra, as it is the highest peak in the state.

4. Ghatandevi Temple

Ghatandevi Temple
Must visit 3.4 /5

8 km
from city center
4 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

A little ahead of Igatpuri, crossing the camel valley, a small road leads to the famous temple of Ghatandevi. It is said that this deity is known as 'the protector of the ghats'. Behind the temple lies the Tringalwadi Fort.

5. Vipassna Centre

Vipassna Centre
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Founded by S. N. Goenka, Dhamma Giri Meditation Centre is the world's largest Vipassana meditation centre. It teaches the strict form of meditation first taught by Gautam Buddha in the 6th century BC. It is one of the most famous places to visit in Igatpuri.

6. Bhavali Dam

Bhavali Dam

8 km
from city center
6 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Bhavali Dam is a huge dam built on the River Bham in the Bhavali village in Igatpuri. With a height of 111.5 ft. and a length of 5090 ft.,the dam is visited for the scenic natural beauty and is also a popular picnic spot in the region. 

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7. Bhatsa River Valley

Bhatsa River Valley
Must visit 3.4 /5

43 km
from city center
7 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Situated just before entering Igatpuri from Mumbai, the Bhatsa River Valley lies in the basin of the majestic Bhatsa River. At the end of the Thal Ghat, this place is rich in picturesque vegetation and beautiful rock formations. A popular tourist spot, it is famous for the trekking trail and the viewpoint that affords a panoramic view of the Bhatsa river and the surrounding valleys. 

8. Sandhan Valley

Sandhan Valley

8 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Famously termed as ‘Maharashtra’s Grand Canyon’, Sandhan Valley is an amalgamation of a canyon and a valley. It is popular amongst the adventure enthusiasts as it offers a challenging trek route. It is also teeming with unique outdoor activities and nature experiences.

9. Kasara Ghat

Kasara Ghat

9 km
from city center
9 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Kasara Ghat, also known as Thal Ghat, is a mountain pass situated near Igatpuri that links Nasik to Mumbai. Perched at a height of 585 metres, it is surrounded by lush green hills and enchanting natural beauty. It is usually popular among nature lovers and adventurists.

10. Myanmar Gate

Myanmar Gate

0 km
from city center
10 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Myanmar Gate is the entrance to the famous Dhamma Giri Math and Vipassana Meditation Centre in Igatpuri. The gate itself is a popular tourist spot inspired from the Thailand style of architecture. Known to be one of the most photogenic places in the region, it is surrounded by majestic mountains in the distance. 

11. Camel Valley

Camel Valley
Must visit 3.4 /5

3 km
from city center
11 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

A few kilometers ahead of the Bhatsa river valley, lies the Camel Valley on the right. It is a popular picnic spot amongst nature lovers and photographers. It is best visited in the monsoon season when the area turns lush green.

12. Kulangadd Trek

Kulangadd Trek
3.5 /5

14 km
from city center
12 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Kulanggad is a hill fort in Maharashtra. It is the highest hill fort in the state, with the summit rising to an elevation of about 4800 feet. The fort presents a very scenic view of the other peaks surrounding it.

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13. Bitangad Trek

Bitangad Trek
3.5 /5

24 km
from city center
13 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

Bitangad is a hill fort in Maharashtra. One of the many such forts in the district of Nasik, it rises to an elevation of about 3500 feet from the ground.

14. Amruteshwar Temple

Amruteshwar Temple

26 km
from city center
14 out of 14
places to visit in Igatpuri

The beautiful temple of Amruteshwar carved out of stone, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It lies in the little village of Ratanwadi and can be approached from Igatpuri via Bhandardara dam.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Igatpuri?

Igatpuri is mostly a single day trip destination. Therefore, you can leave for Igatpuri early morning, and make your first stop at Bhatsa River Valley, at the basin of the Bhatsa River. It is situated just before entering Igatpuri from Mumbai. You can then visit Camel Valley located nearby. Both these valleys are adorned with landscaping views and waterfalls. Ghantadevi Temple can be your next stop which is set against the backdrop of the mountains of Durvar Utvad, Trimak and Harihar. Behind the temple, stands the Tringalwadi Fort. You can trek to the top of the fort and enjoy the view from here. The trek may usually take a lot of time of the day but if you are still left with some more, you can spend you evening looking at a mesmerising sight of the five waterfalls, which fall one below the other, as though stitched. They are located only a little further from Ghantadevi temple, across the railway line.

How can I commute within Igatpuri?

Travelling from Mumbai or anywhere in Maharashtra, you can avail all public transport facilities. There are regular local buses that go to Igatpuri connecting Mumbai - Igatpuri - Nashik. You can also hire a private vehicle or a cab for an entire day. Local trains are the best way of commuting if you're travelling light. It is also the fastest and cheap. You can also take a long distance train directly to Igatpuri.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Igatpuri?

The top sightseeing places in Igatpuri are Bhatsa River Valley, Camel Valley, Tringalwadi Fort, Ghatandevi Temple, Kalsubai Peak, Vipassna Centre.
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