Top Places To Visit In Lgatpuri


Situated in the beautiful Sahyadri Mountain Ranges in the Nashik district of Maharashtra, there are numerous places to visit in Igatpuri, which provides a great weekend getaway spot. Surrounded by high altitude mountains, deep dense forests and verdant valleys, this place is home to numerous sightseeing attractions.


The Igatpuri tourist places are for all kinds of travellers, and serve as a great escape from the chaos and hustle-bustle of everyday city life. A heaven for nature addicts, the town also has many ancient forts, pristine waterfalls and several adventure activities, including rock climbing, trekking, camping and many more.

There are many tourist spots for everyone and some of the best Igatpuri includes the Bhatsa River Valley, which is an excellent spot for photography and trekking. You can also visit the exquisite Randha Falls or the old Tringalwadi Fort, and soak yourself in the rich history and culture of the land. One of the greatest attractions here is the Vipassana Centre, which is the headquarters of the largest Vipassana institute in the world and is a great place to meditate and relax your heart, mind and soul. The presence of several forests, camping sites and beautiful scenery also make Igatpuri a must visit place in the state. 

  1. Mt. Kalsubai

Mt. Kalsubai is famous for its highest peak of the Sahyadri ranges and one of the most popular yet beautiful places to visit in Igatpuri. The peak is known for offering eye-catching views of the majestic and gigantic mountains in Bhandardara. The Kalsubai Peak is also popularly known as the ‘Everest of Maharashtra’ owing to the fact that it is the highest peak in the entire state.

The peak also offers a chance to trekkers to explore the peak in the most adventurous and challenging way. The trek, however, is tricky and quite difficult for beginners and even the experienced trekkers might have some difficulty in making their way to the top. For those who do not wish to do such a long and difficult trek, there are also man-made stairs too to reach the peak.

  • Location: near Igatpuri (32 km)
  • Timings: throughout the day
  1. Tringalwadi Fort

Situated at top of 3000ft above the sea level is the Tringalwadi Fort which is one of the most popular places to visit in Igatpuri. The fort is situated behind the Ghatandevi Temple and is known to offer the most beautiful scenic views of the entire areaHikers and trekkers go to the fort in droves. One of the best things about the fort is that the top of the fort looks like a turban and you can see the entire mountain range from the top of the fort. There is also a beautiful lake nearby with a Hanuman temple that attracts tourists. 

  • Location: 10 km from Igatpuri
  • Timings: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
  1. Vipassana Centre

Vipassana centre is one of the best tourist places to visit in Igatpuri that is known to offer teachings of Buddha to those who seek spirituality, inner peace and have a faith in God. The place was founded by S. N. Goenka is a mutt who teaches meditation classes. This centre is visited by a large number of visitors and tourists not only from India but also from the whole world.

  • Location: Dhamma Giri, Dist, Igatpuri, Maharashtra 422403
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  1. Bhatsa River Valley

Bhatsa River valley is one of the most famous and elegant places to visit in Igatpuri and is known for offering the most panoramic views of the river, surrounding plains and majestic hills. This place is nothing less than a paradise full of beauty and lush greenery and especially during the rainy season the whole place comes alive with waterfalls and misty fog that encounters the whole place. Lying in the basin of the majestic Bhatsa River, it is rich in green vegetation and beautiful rock formations. 

  • Location: Bhatsa River, Maharashtra
  • Timings: throughout the day
  1. Camel Valley

Camel Valley is one of Igatpuri’s most picturesque and famous tourist destinations.It lies in the Bhatsa River valley and is one of the main attractions that attracts the tourists the most. The waterfalls here are a bliss to our eyes, an attraction that is hard to miss because there are not one but five waterfalls that fall from a single source. Visit this valley and experience the beauty of waterfalls. This should definitely be the top one in your checklist of the best places to see in Igatpuri.

  • Location: Awal Khed, Maharashtra 421602
  • Timings: throughout the day

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