Igatpuri Tourism
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Igatpuri Tourism

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Igatpuri Info

  • State: Maharashtra
  • Famous for/as: Hill
  • District: Nashik
Igatpuri city is a famous hill station, which is part of the Nasik District in the state of Maharashtra. This hill station covers a large part of the Western Ghats and is situated at a height of 1900 feet above main sea level. The rugged terrain and dense forests add to the scenic view of this hill station.

There are many ancient temples in the region that attract numerous tourists, including the famous Ghatandevi Mandir. Other major tourist attractions in the region include Vipassana Meditation Centre, Bhatsa River Valley, Tringalwadi Fort, Camel Valley, Tringalwadi Lake and Vaitarna Dam. The Vipassana Meditation Centre provides a course on the traditional art of meditation.

Igatpuri is a popular place to eat vada pavs that are typical breakfast and snack items among locals. The entire hill station is surrounded by the high mountain peaks of the Sahyadri range, along with few forts built during the Satavahana Dynasty. These mountain ranges are suitable for indulging in varied adventure activities like rock climbing, trekking and hiking. Some of the old Hindi movies have also been shot in the Igatpuri region.

Mumbai International Airport is the major airbase located close to Igatpuri, which is situated around 140 km from the hill station. Igatpuri Railway Station is an important rail link on the Konkan Railway Line.

State transport buses are also available from Mumbai, Nasik and other important cities to reach Igatpuri. The best time to spend holidays in Igatpuri is between the months of September and February.

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Kapishrocking

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  • 2 Reviews
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"Escapism at its peak"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Its a place that had managed to escape commercialisation and business scavenging and the best place for a person to escape to a new world. Its has the best hills and mountains and trekking on those mountains is an epitome of the whole journey of life. The people there are really helpful although a proper concierge us what was missing but other than that, the place is heaven.
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Kapishrocking

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"Awesome please to be at the weekends and a nice hangout place."

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
This place is the destination to be for a chilling hangout with friends and family. The environment's so peaceful and so much better than any other nearby spots. Also has great mountains on which trekking is a must. So do grab into the shoes. Guidance of a concierge or local people is also a must to know about the place.
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Apoorv singh

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  • Apoorv singh
  • Lives in Ghaziabad
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  • 1 Review
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"Family trip recreation"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Aug 2, 2016
Great View, Combination of Mountains and Vally, food though is not up to my taste because me a typical north Indian foodie, somehow snacks like peanuts, corn the juicy one, organges, vada pao will be good appetite, I visited rainy season so umbrella is must food and lodging is very reasonable great view hotels without making hole in your pocket is around 800- 1800/- on Nasik highway a perfect getaway for spending good times with your loved ones. Exploring panda caves, rainfall forest, bird watching, waterfall, caves this place got everything for every age group reaching to this place by bus, train or taxi but we head our own car with including Road tax it cost us 1200 rs diesl
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Pankit Somaiya

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  • Pankit Somaiya
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  2309 readers

"Igatpuri- a place to visit"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Dec 28, 2015
Awesome place to visit. Rightly named as the fog city. Lots of greeneries. Pleasant atmosphere. A visit to vipasna was awesome too. A place called Bhandardara one hour from Igatpuri main city is a place for sightseeing. Its worth it. Overall I loved this place Igatpuri & will surely visit again.
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Kirit shah

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  • Kirit shah
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 9 Reviews
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"Good Family Holiday Destination"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Dec 4, 2015
Igatpuri is a Good Family Holiday Destination. During the Monsoon it is wonderful. Igatpuri is a town and a Hill Station municipal council in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Igatpuri railway station lies in Nashik District between Mumbai and Nashik Road on the Central Railway. Igatpuri is known for Vipassana International Academy, where ancient technique of meditation is taught called Vipassana. The place is one of the best places to visit in Maharashtra in monsoon. It is a hill station on busy Mumbai-Agra NH-3 only 45 km from Nasik and 130 km from Mumbai On The Western Ghats or Sahyadri.
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Farida Moiz

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  • Farida Moiz
  • Lives in Navi Mumbai
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  •  4 helpful votes
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"A great city break-Igatpuri"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Oct 8, 2015
Away from the hustle bustle of the city, Igatpuri is a nice place among the hills for a relaxing time. You can take a direct train to Igatpuri or till Kasara and then there are numerous sharing vehicles waiting outside Kasara station. It takes about 20-25 mins to reach Igatpuri from Kasara by road. The Bhandardara dam is a good spot to visit. Great for family outings and also suitable for trekking lovers.
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Samarth Mehta

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  • Samarth Mehta
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 4 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
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"Nice visit and best during monsoon"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Sep 11, 2015
Camel Valley, youngsters should explore here by hiking in the area and you'll get to see Switzerland like views. Damn, superb place and scenic beauty. Vipassana is nice, Ghatandevi Temple, one gets to see the trains going over the bridge amidst greenery from here. You can also go to Bhandardara from Igatpuri, best time to visit is monsoon.
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Jaidev Lohia

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  • Lives in Mumbai
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  • 21 Reviews
  •  28 helpful votes
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"Good vacation spot to spend your holidays"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Aug 27, 2015
After enjoying the amazing curves of Kasara Ghat comes Igatpuri. Not very far from Mumbai, you can enjoy a day or two at Igatpuri. Go and relax at Manas Resort with an amazing mountain view or rent a private bungalow. About 15-20 kms ahead of Igatpuri is Vaitarna Dam and Lake.
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Victoria Lozano

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  • Victoria Lozano
  • Lives in Mumbai
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"Good if you like nature"

  • 4.5/7
  • Posted May 29, 2015
If you want to chill, enjoy nature and be away of the chaos of the city for few days, this is the place to go. Though aren't many good hotels, in fact I don't think there are good hotels there. The people from the town is nice and warm, the town is nice and the Vipassana center an experience out of this world.
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Amarishshah shah

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"To Get Relaxed & Recharge"

  • Posted Jun 28, 2013
Good for health & during the any season for rest & relax, play with kids in water park. Enjoy Enjoy & Enjoy Only

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: At a good location

Activities & things to do: Water Park & leisure

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Just go with your clothes only, rest all the things will be made available.
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