Igatpuri is a favourite weekend holiday destination, especially for those from Pune and Mumbai. Its evergreen mountains, fascinating trekking trails, ancient architectural wonders and breathtaking landscape welcomes hordes of travellers from all over India, too. If you are fascinated by Igatpuri and would love to visit the place, ask your travel agency to include these spots and activities in the tour package.
Ratangad Fort Trek
The Ratangad Fort is situated in the jungles of Western Ghat. The fort has one of the most beautiful architectures you have ever seen. Trekking through the jungle trails is the best way to reach the fort.
Trek to Harihar Fort
You can enjoy this trek through picturesque landscape with your friends and family. Harihar Fort has a peculiar shape. While the rectangular fort is built on a triangular prism of rock, its edges are vertical. To reach the fort you have to pass through rock carved staircases.
Villa Stay in Saavani Cottages in Alibaug
Your stay at Saavani Cottages will be memorable if you love the charm of countryside. You can relish authentic Konkani veg and non-veg delights here.
Trek to Kalsubai Peak
This is a nature lover’s haven. To photograph the clear starry sky this is an incredible spot.
Ghatan Devi Mandir
Located near Igatpuri, the Ghatandevi Temple is an architectural wonder. This is a must visit if you are visiting Igatpuri. Goddess Ghanta Devi is worshipped at the shrine by the locals. From here one can see the sight of the majestic peaks of Durvar Utvad, Harihar, and Trimak.
The Bhatsa River Valley
The Bhatsa River Valley is a beautiful spot. What makes it one of the best places to visit in Igatpuri is its stunning hills and sparkling flora.
It has a celestial charm and woos tourists towards its powerful wilderness. If you are a nature lover who are also adventurous at heart, the Bhatsa River valley is a must visit.
A visit to the Camel Valley can be a rejuvenating experience. The Camel valley lies close to the Bhatsa River Valley. The amazing waterfall, which falls from a height of 1000 feet, formed due to rain is the charm of this place. The captivating view of the waterfall is a mesmeric experience. You can also go for rafting here.
The Tringalwadi Lake is the perfect spot for camping. If you want a little more comfort, you can book rooms at the lake houses here, which provide a splendid view of the magnificent mountains. The ambience is out of the world. It will clam your body and mind.
The Tringalwadi Fort stands at an elevation of 3000 ft and is famous for its enthralling architecture. It covers the mesmerizing view of the whole of Igatpuri and the Sahyadris. To visit the Tringalwadi Fort monsoon is the best time. The rains make it a treat for the eye. Try trekking in these rocky terrains if you love to be in the lap of nature.
The Vaitarna Dam built in the mid 50s, provides water and power to Mumbai. It lies amidst a picturesque landscape. The dense woods and the black waters attract nature lovers to this spot.