Igatpuri is both a township and a hill station. It is also a municipal council in the Indian state of Maharashtra’s Nashik District. It can be found in the Western Ghats. Nashik District is home to the Igatpuri railway station. Igatpuri is well-known for the Vipassana International Academy, which teaches a sacred meditation technique known as Vipassana. The location is one of the top tourist attractions in Maharashtra during the monsoons.
Igatpuri is bordered by the tallest mountains in Sahyadri, namely the Western Ghats, the majority of which are forts built during the Satavahana dynasty. It’s nirvana for backpackers and climbers. Most Indian (Hindi) film outdoor sequences, particularly songs, are shot in the Igatpuri region. Igatpuri is a significant location for Vipassana meditation. Dhammagiri International Centre for Vipassana Meditation, reputedly the largest Vipassana Center, is establish here.
Rappelling, rock climbing, and hiking are among the most popular activities in Igatpuri. Tourist attractions include the Ratangad forts and Tringalwadi Fort. The temples of Amruteshwar and Ghatandevi also draw a large number of people. Although you may visit Igatpuri at any time of year, the months of June to September and November to March are the finest.
Tourism is the most important sector of the Igatpuri all round economy. The following are the most popular tourist destinations to visit in Igatpuri:
The Bhatsa River Valley is located close to the end of the Thal Ghat, shortly before arriving Igatpuri from Mumbai. The valley is located in the Bhatsa River’s basin.
Arthur Lake: A few kilometres from Igatpuri, there is a large and peaceful Arthur Lake, set like a giant diamond among the deep foliage. The waters of the Pravara River in the Bhandardara region yield the lake.
Kalsubai Mountain The tallest mountain in the Sahyadri ranges is about 35 kilometres from Igatpuri.
Amruteshwar Temple: Dedicate to Lord Shiva, it was built in the 11th century AD. The temple, built in the distinctive Hemadpanti architecture, is bordered by beautiful green meadows and Mount Kalsubai, Maharashtra’s tallest peak. A further expedition leads to the Ratangad Fort from here. This temple is accessible by road or an 8-kilometer boat cruise on Arthur Lake.
View of the Myanmar Gate from Dhamma Giri in Igatpuri.
Dhamma Giri Meditation Centre: Established by S.N.Goenka, this meditation institution hosts events in Vipasana, a technique taught by the Buddha 2,500 years ago in India. The enormous Golden Pagoda, Dhammagiri’s major theme, acts as a landmark for Igatpuri. The centre draws a large number of visitors from all around India and overseas.
Ghatandevi Temple: A little road that leads to the Ghatandevi temple just ahead of Igatpuri after crossing the Camel Valley. Ghatandevi is revere as the Protector of the Ghats by the people. The mountains of Durrar Utvad, Trimak, and Harihar provide a stunning backdrop. The Tringalwadi Fort is located behind the shrine.
Girisagar Waterfall: This spectacular waterfall near the majestic Bhavali dam welcomes you to experience its splendour amidst the mist and verdant forests. There are numerous excellent sites near the falls, and a vista slightly above affords a fantastic view of the Sahyadris. The waterfall is located inside Jamunda Hills, 17 kilometres from Igatpuri train station.
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Villas in Igatpuri
Ecstasy Villa in Igatpuri
Our fabulous 4BHK private pool villa in Igatpuri is a richly decorate villa set, with panoramic views of verdant nature. The villa features four bedrooms (all of which face the pool), a large living room, and a patio relaxing space. If you want to relax in nature, this is the villa for you. This villa in Igatpuri includes a caretaker, a music system, an inverter backup, and stunning dawn vista.
Fern Villa in Igatpuri
Ekostay Fern Villa in Igatpuri is a pleasant homey 3BHK villa encircl by natural foliage, about 5 minutes from from Manas resort in Igatpuri. The private villa in Igatpuri has three bedrooms, an outdoor common pool, a lovely mountainous vista, and a well-lit exterior lawn. Because of its expansive setting, this is a perfect weekend escape for a group of friends searching for a low-cost vacation.
Brickstone Villa in Igatpuri
In Igatpuri, Ekostay Brickstone Villa is a quaint 4 BHK private Villa in Igatpuri with contemporary luxuries and your own private pool to enhance the space outdoors where you can rest while enjoying the scenery Igatpuri has to offer. All year long, the patio gives the most tranquil ambiance.
Bougain Villa in Igatpuri
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Casablanca Villa in Igatpuri
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