Igatpuri is a small town in the Nashik district of Maharashtra. It is situated in the Western Ghats mountain range and is surrounded by green hills, waterfalls, and dense forests. The town is a popular weekend getaway destination for people from nearby cities like Mumbai and Nashik.
Igatpuri is known for its serene and picturesque surroundings. Some of the popular trekking spots in and around the town include Kalsubai Peak, the highest peak in Maharashtra, and Ratangad Fort, an ancient hill fort.
If you wish to explore the rich cultural heritage of the town, several ancient temples and shrines like the Ghatandevi Temple and the Tringalwadi Fort are the places to go. The Vipassana International Academy, one of the world’s largest meditation centers, is also located there.
Due to its scenic beauty and proximity to major cities, Igatpuri has also emerged as a popular location for film shoots. Several Bollywood movies, including the blockbuster film “Dhoom 3,” have been shot there.