Places To Visit In Igatpuri

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Here are the top 13 tourist attractions to see in Igatpuri:

1. Tringalwadi Fort

3.4 /5

5 km
from city center
1 out of 13
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. Believed to have been built in the 10th century, the fort attracts trekkers and hikers.

2. Ghatandevi Temple

Must visit 3.4 /5

8 km
from city center
2 out of 13
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.

3. Vipassna Centre

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 13
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. The centre offers a 10-day residential course.

4. Kalsubai Peak

3.6 /5

19 km
from city center
4 out of 13
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.

5. Vihigaon Waterfall

9 km
from city center
5 out of 13
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.

6. Bhatsa River Valley

3.4 /5

43 km
from city center
6 out of 13
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. 

7. Camel Valley

3.4 /5

3 km
from city center
7 out of 13
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.

8. Kulangadd Trek

3.5 /5

14 km
from city center
8 out of 13
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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9. Bitangad Trek

3.5 /5

24 km
from city center
9 out of 13
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.

10. Sandhan Valley

10 out of 13
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.

11. Myanmar Gate

0 km
from city center
11 out of 13
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. 

12. Bhavali Dam

8 km
from city center
12 out of 13
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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13. Kasara Ghat

9 km
from city center
13 out of 13
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.

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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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