The Camel Valley is placed close to the Bhatsa River Valley in Igatpuri. It houses a scenic waterfall that is a source of wonder and delight to tourists here. The water falls from a dizzying height of 1,000 ft. The monsoons pose as the best time of the year to withhold this place’s true beauty.
The lush greenery that surrounds you on all sides is captivating, to say the least. River rafting and river crossing are a few sporting activities that adventurous travellers can engage in on their visit here.
The Bhatsa River Valley is a fantastic spot in Igatpuri. This charming valley enjoys a spectacular view of luscious deep greenery and pretty hillocks that are scattered around the place.
The soothing environs calm your senses as you breathe in the unpolluted, clean air. This place is ideal for nature lovers who will find themselves delved deep into the various mystical gifts this beauty has to offer.
The Tringalwadi Fort is a historic fort situated in the region of Igatpuri. It is nothing short of an architectural marvel. Standing proudly at an astounding height of 3,000 feet above sea level, the entire region of Igatpuri presents itself in its finest best from this point.
The view of the city, the valley below, and the surrounding scenery is incomparable from this picturesque spot. Adventurous trekkers will revel in the trekking opportunities this place has to offer. The journey to the top of the fort is not easy. There exists a grand Hanuman Temple in the fort’s premises that adds to this archaic feel of the entire area.
The Temple of Ghatandevi is an archaic place of worship dedicated to the deity Ghatan Devi. The locals at Igatpuri believe that Ghatan Devi is a protector of the Ghats. The peaks of Utvad, Harihar and Durvar on the Western Ghats can be viewed from here and look spectacular. This quaint little shrine restores faith in divinity. A must visit.
A haven of umpteen lakes, Igatpuri is home to the Tringalwadi Lake which is presently under the Igatpuri Municipality. It is a great place to spend an evening relaxing with your family by the lakeside. The lake provides for a breathtaking view of the imposing forts in the nearby vicinity and the grand, magnificent mountains Igatpuri is so comfortably nestled in.
The Tringalwadi Lake is especially worth a visit during the monsoons when the lake swells with pure rain water and the greenery around is abundant. With nature at its very best, this place is ideal for bird watching and quiet trails on the banks.
The Vaitarna Dam – built on the Vaitarna river – provides with a breathtaking view of the majestic Western Ghats. Situated in the region of Igatpuri, it was constructed in the 1950s and sparked off the trend of construction of concrete dams in India.
A beautiful lagoon in the premises adds to the natural delight of the dam’s region. The backwaters here are beautiful to watch. A little known fact is this dam is the primary source of water to Mumbai.
The Walavalkar Shivaji Museum is a grand museum that displays the life history of our great Maratha ruler, Maharaj Chhatrapati Shivaji. The life story of Shivaji is depicted through various photos and statues here.