Igatpuri is a friendly village especially if you want to spend a good moment with your family this will be one of the best destination you will ever come across it gives you all the things you want to make your holidays fun and give you some beautiful memories to cherish. Igatpuri is nestled between the lush greenery of the Western Ghats. It has beautiful climate and amazing weather to spend some peaceful time with yourself and get some relaxing vacation mode on. Igatpuri attracts nature lovers and trekkers. With many forts in the surrounding region, it is a paradise for hikers and trekkers. It is also considered a best place for writers and people those who enjoy reading books or photography and helps them in making their day better by giving them an experience of a lifetime.
It has gained popularity among those who seek peace and spiritual rejuvenation, as Igatpuri is home to the Vipassana International Academy. You can also find some people doing meditation in between the forest area which is considered to be healthy for body and provides refreshment to their mind to start their day on a good note and give them positive energy on daily basis and also increases their blood circulation which helps them in their physical fitness and also give them a longer life. Gatpuri is among the best places to indulge in activities like rappelling, rock climbing and trekking. The Ratangad forts and Tringalwadi Fort are famous tourist spots. Let’s start by talking about Vaitarna dam which is full of gravity and is also famous tourist spot in the land of igatpuri. The dam was built in the early 50’s and is the main source of water and electricity for several parts of Mumbai. The visiting span for the dam is weekly from 9am to 4 pm after which the entry is strictly prohibited. The other attractive sightseeing spot is Camel valley which is an ideal place for photographers and nature lovers. Visit this valley for a perfect holiday to relax and rejuvenate.
Like we say that old is gold so here is the live example of the same our very own Tringalwadi Fort which is an architectural marvel located at a height of about 3000 ft amidst the Sahayadri hill range. The top of the Tringalwadi fort looks similar to a turban. Similarly there is also a temple dedicated to Shiva called as amruteshwar temple this quaint little temple has Hemadpanti style of architecture and is famous for delicate carvings. With Mount Kalsubai in the backdrop, the temple is a must visit for people interested in history and nature. This is also a temple and has mesmerizing appearance to it and is called as Ghatandevi temple which is solely dedicated to goddess or protector of the ghat. People visit this temple to calm their mind and forget about the noise, pollution and hustle bustle of the city. Especially old people are more into it and are also the well-wishers of the temple of which most of the people are attracted towards the serene environment and feel that they are more closed to doorstep of the god. This place is not only good for all its temples and rainfall but also for the resort services which they provide to the tourist those who come to visit this place from all over India and some of the best places recommended for their stay are Manas Resort, Mystic Valley Spa Resort and Rainforest Resort. Not only this but the food speciality of this place is also for which people crave for and come from faraway places just to take one bite of Vada pav which is sold on the top of the hill station were people can enjoy the breath-taking view with hot and spicy snack which will make their day even more special. Igatpuri the word itself has a meaning which attracts people in its homely surrounding and introduce them to a completely new face of nature the road to reach to this destination by means of local train or you can even hire a cab as per your preference but once reach you will always want to go there back in the stunning greenery offering a range of things you always wished to do and iam sure it will make your dream come true and will give you unforgettable pictures which you will cherish forever.