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Igatpuri

Igatpuri hill station in Maharashtra is one among those ideal destinations where you get to enjoy both nature and adventure sports. The natural beauty and tranquility of Igatpuri hill station beckons travelers from all parts of India. The gushing waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, lush forests and legendary shrines, form the prime highlights of the place. The enchanting hill station is famed for its Vipassana International Academy of meditation. The academy conducts sessions on ancient meditation. Some of the important places of interest to visit in Igatpuri hill station are Kalsubai peak, Arthur Lake, Amruteshwar temple (associated with Lord Shiva), Ghantadevi temple (dedicated to goddess Ghantadevi-the protector of Ghats) and Dhamma Giri Meditation Centre (the center practices Buddhist style meditation).

Other tourist sites to visit in Igatpuri are Tringalwadi Fort- the fort is settled at a height up to 3,000 ft offering panoramic view of the picturesque location; and Camel Valley- the site majorly favors adventure lovers where they get to indulge in rafting and river crossing. On the whole, Igatpuri serves as the relaxing and refreshing escape from hustle-bustle of city life. You can plan a trip to Igatpuri hill station during monsoons as during this time the scenic beauty and the greenery of the place sprouts entirely.