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#1 of 9 Places to Visit in Igatpuri

At a distance of 13.5 km from Igatpuri and 59 km from Nashik, Vihigaon waterfall is a seasonal waterfalls situated at Vihigaon village in Thane district of Maharashtra. This is one of the best natural waterfalls of Maharashtra and also a popular weekend getaway from Mumbai and Nashik.

Vihigaon Falls is a monsoon fed waterfall known for its natural vista. The falls is cascading down from a height of about 120 feet into a pool. Also known as Ashoka Waterfall, the Vihigaon Waterfall is located in deep forest. The waterfall is amazing and the way to waterfall consists of a small hiking through hilly forest and visitors may get a chance of bird watching.

The waterfall is an ideal spot for rappelling. In monsoon, this waterfall gives the adventurers an opportunity to rappel in the middle of the thick forest. The waterfall offers about 120 feet of rappelling height, which is covered in an average of 30 minutes by most people. This perfect adventure weekend getaway can take visitors ..... more


#2 of 9 Places to Visit in Igatpuri

At a distance of 10 km from Igatpuri, 50 km from Nashik, and 54 km from Trimbakeshwar, Tringalwadi Fort is located at Tringalwadi village in Igatpuri taluka of Nashik district.

Located at an elevation of 3000 feet, the Tringalwadi Fort is one of the main attractions in Igatpuri region. The presence of the caves indicate that the caves and the fort might be constructed around 10th century. The fort was built to overlook the trade route which connected Konkan to Nashik area. There is no evidence regarding the period during which it was under control of Marathas, however, during the year 1688 AD Mughals took control over the fort. It is one of the 17 forts which were surrendered to British in 1818 AD.

The fort attracts hikers and trekkers mainly during the monsoon. The top of the fort looks like a turban and overlooks the entire mountain range. At the foothills of the fort is a cave with beautifully carved entrance and a stone idol of Rishabhanatha in the sanctum. The cave has ..... more


#7 of 9 Places to Visit in Igatpuri

At a distance of 30 km from Igatpuri and 43 km from Nashik, Vaitarna Dam or the Upper Vaitarna Dam is a manmade reservoir situated near Igatpuri, Maharashtra. It is one of the major dams in Maharashtra and among the popular places to visit as part of Igatpuri Packages.

Upper Vaitarna Dam is an earth fill and gravity dam constructed over Vaitarna River near Saturli village. The reservoir created by this dam spreads on both Vaitarna and Godavari rivers catchment area. The dam was built in 1973 and is the main source of water and electricity for several parts of Mumbai. The height of the dam above its lowest foundation is 41 m while the length is 2,531 m.

With Western Ghats in the background, the dam becomes a great picnic spot for the residents of nearby cities like Pune, Mumbai, and Nashik. A majestic lagoon with an enormous stretch of back waters, surrounded by undulating woods, provides this dam a panoramic view. The Vaitarna Dam attracts many photography and nature lovers. ..... more


#8 of 9 Places to Visit in Igatpuri

At a distance of 90 km from Shirdi, 180 km from Aurangabad, 182 km from Mumbai, 211 km from Pune and 234 km from Surat, Nashik or Nasik is a religious city located in the northwest region of Maharashtra in India, and is the administrative headquarter of the Nashik district. Nashik is the third largest city by population in Maharashtra and also one of the popular pilgrimage Places to visit in Maharashtra. Nashik is among the famous tourist places near Mumbai, which can be visited along with your Shirdi Trip.

Situated at an altitude of 700 m, Nasik has been called the Wine Capital of India and is situated on the banks of River Godavari. According to legend, Lord Rama, along with his wife Sita and brother Lakshmana stayed here for a while during their 14 year exile. It is believed that the name Nashik comes from the episode of the Ramayana where Lakshmana hacked off the nasika (nose) of .....

Distance (From Igatpuri): 51 Kms
Trip Duration (From Igatpuri - Including Travel): Full Day
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Hill Station

#9 of 9 Places to Visit in Igatpuri

At a distance of 70 km from Nashik, 104 km from Shirdi, 157 km from Pune and 172 km from Mumbai, Bhandardara is a small hill station and a holiday resort located in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. The place is known for its natural beauty and its soothing environment. it is one of the less known hill stations in Maharashtra and also one of the beautiful places to visit near Mumbai city. This is also one of the popular Maharashtra tourist places and also among the top places to visited as part of Lonavala tour packages.

Bhandardara is situated at an altitude of 750 m on the banks of river Pravara. According to a legend, sage Agastya meditated here for a year. Pleased with his penance, Gods blessed him with a stream of river Ganga, now known as river Pravara. This tiny hill station .....

Distance (From Igatpuri): 45 Kms
Trip Duration (From Igatpuri - Including Travel): Full Day
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Most Asked Questions on Igatpuri

  • What is the best season to visit Igatpuri?

    Though Igatpuri is a year round destination but the best time to visit Igatpuri is from June to March. While, monsoon is the peak season when the hill station is adorned with lush greenery, gushing waterfalls and mist covered hills.

  • How many days are required to visit Igatpuri?

    Igatpuri usually requires around 1-2 days to visit the most important attractions. Igatpuri can also mixed with near by wonderful destinations like Bhandardara, Nashik, Shirdi and Saputara by adding few additional days to your trip.

  • What is the budget required to visit Igatpuri?

    Budget of Igatpuri trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotels you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Igatpuri tour packages offered by start from as low as INR 5800 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 8550 per person for 3D/2N vacation.

  • What are some must visit places & things to do while visiting Igatpuri?

    Ensure to cover most important places to visit in Igatpuri like Ghatandevi Temple, Vipassana International Academy, Camel Valley Viewpoint, Bhatsa River Valley Viewpoint, Vihigaon Waterfalls, Tringalwadi Fort, Upper Vaitarna Dam, etc.

  • What is igatpuri famous for?

    Igatpuri is known for Vipassana International Academy of Meditation. Also called as Dammagiri, this meditation center offers training in the ancient technique of meditation, Vipassana. This Vipassana center is considered to be the world's largest meditation center and is a major attraction in Igatpuri.