The beautiful wide spread of sahyadri’s most interesting and finest looking mountains surround. Mystic Valley – One can see impressive looking high peaks like Kalsubai, Ajoba and Ratangadh become challenge for rock climbers. The striking Bhandardhara Plateau holds panoramic view of Wilson Dam on its lake. Mahuli Fort, a site where many fierce battles took place. Thus becomes a popular hiking place. Another place for which Igatpuri is famous for its Vipasana Meditation Centre well known as Dhammagiri.
A few meters away from Bhatsa river Valley, on the right is the camel valley. On the other side of the valley is a waterfall formed by the rain waters and one have to walk over and look down to find a slope that falls over 1, 000 ft. The waterfall is the chief attraction of this place.
Bhatsa River Valley is a stunning spot in Igatpuri. Located at the end of the Thal Ghat, the valley lies in the basin of the Bhatsa River. The river flows through the thick vegetation of the valley is an enjoyable spectacle. The hills, the woods, the lustrous foliage and the river make it a picturesque spot.
It is situated at an altitude of 3,000 feet above the sea level. Since it is located very high, the fort offers picturesque scenery of the whole locality, especially Kulang and Kalsubai mountain ranges. The fort attracts trekkers also. The top of the fort is shaped like a Turban. A temple dedicated to lord Hanuman is nearby. An architectural marvel, the fort can be accessed through a narrow pathway, down to the Tringalwadi Lake. Just a few km away from Tringalwadi Lake is Talegaon Lake formed by the small Talegaon Dam.
About 35 km from Igatpuri, this is the highest peak in the entire Sahyadri ranges.
Founded by S.N.Goenka, Dhammagiri is a meditation centre offers courses in Vipasana (insight meditation) a technique taught by the Buddha in India, 2,500 years ago.
Built in 11th century AD, it is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Constructed in a distinct Hemadpanti style, the temple is surrounded by lush green fields and Mount Kalsubai the highest mountain in Maharashtra.