Igatpuri, formally known as “Egutpoora” is a beautiful small hill station in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra and a perfect weekend getaway for Mumbaikers as well as Punekars. It is 120 kilometers away from Mumbai and 248 kilometers from Pune. Igatpuri is surrounded by green foliage, Gushing waterfalls, luscious mountains, and many more. It is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure junkies.
Igatpuri is mostly famous for the Vipassana International Academy which teaches ancient techniques of meditation. Due to this academy, Igatpuri has even gained popularity among people who seek peace and spirituality. Forts like Ratangad forts, Tringalwadi Fort, Kavnai Fort, Kulang Fort, etc are one of the famous tourist attractions here. Other places like Amruteshwar and Ghatandevi temples are also allured by the visitors.
Besides these old forts and temples, visitors can indulge themselves in activities like Rock climbing, rappelling, and trekking. For nature lovers, Igatpuri offers places like Konkankada valley, the Randha falls, Bhatsa River Valley, and Camel Valley. Also, don’t forget to carry your camera to capture all the mesmerizing views. The best time to visit this place is during monsoon, it just comes back to life during this time.