Bhandardara – Top Weekend Gateway from Mumbai

Bhandardara – Top Weekend Gateway from Mumbai

If you dream of some exquisite place full of sever environment near Mumbai, Bhandardara can prove a better choice. This place is situated in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra near the Parvana River amid monuments and waterfalls. If you are on Mumbai Tour and plan for same weekend excursion you can include one or 2 nights stay at Bhandardara. You can soothe your body and soul together while staying in the lap of nature with lofty mountains and indigenous flora and fauna.

How to Reach Bhandardara?

By Air – The Nearest airport to Bhandardara is Nashik which is around 90 kms.

By Train – The closet Railway station 9is Igatpuri which is 45 kms.

By Road –  You can reach by road to Bhandardara from Mumbai and Pune. Mumbai lies at a distance of 180 kms and Pune is at a distance of 180 kms.

Best Time to Visit Bhandardara

The best time to visit Bhandardara is from the winter season. The months from October to February are nice time of the year to plan a trip to Bhandardara. During this time of the year it remains nearly 15-20 Celsius temperature. It you are a locality of Mumbai Pune you can choose Bhandardara as your weekend Gateway.

Suggested Tour Packages

Top Attractions in Bhandardara

There are a series of historical places, nature trails and other places of interest near Bhandardara.

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The lake at Bhandardara is popularly known as Arthur Hill Lake. The lake is famed by the activity of holding the water of Parvara River for the sake of the dam. This lake located in the deep forests provides a great sport for the avian lovers. The lake is 35 kms long and was made in 1910 for serving to the Wilson Dam. Even the sight of Wilson Dam is amazing

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The loftiest peak of Sahyadri ranges is Mount Kalsubai. The visit of this peak takes you back to the Maratha regime when this range was used as a watch tower to keep an eye on the every force. Those who love trekking can find this place ideal for their requirements. You can indulge in taking Instagramable pictures over this place. The top of the monuments you can visit a temple.  Perched on the highest elevation this place provides a wonderful view of the downhill area. As the monsoons are over you can view thousands of colourful flowers and get mesmerized with the sight of blooming flowers. The months of October and November witness the celebrations of the local fairs and festivals which are amazing.

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Ratangad  Fort is another highlight of Bhandardara. This historic sight was conquered by chhatrapati shivaji. This sight is ideal for the trekking. A top the fort there are two caves and a natural opening to the fort. From the top of the fort you can take can breathtaking views. Ratangad fort is 23 kms away from Bhandardara.

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Harish Chandragad

Harish chandragad is a very popular mountain hiking spot. This spot has an ancient temple.

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Radha falls is a rivulet of Bhandardara Lake and is located at a distance of 10 kms from Bhandardara bus stop. This water fall cascades from a height of 175 feet and provides an eye catching spectacle of the gushing water. You can perceive over wheeling beauty.

Umbrella Falls

This waterfall appears when a gate is released from the Wilson Dam. This falls is easily accessible from Mumbai and Igatpuri. Water falling from a height of 500 feet mesmerizes the viewers. This waterfall is used to generate hydro power for this area.

Dr Atul Kumar Singh Parmar

Dr Atul is a graduate of R.B.S College Agra after the graduation did his Masters in Arts (English) Later pursued Bachelor of Education and Doctorate in English fro Agra University Agra. He has been been engaged in the tourism trade since 1995 , Worked as Govt Of India approved tour escort till 2011, He is promoter of S.A.M Tours and Travels. He is an avid traveler and travel writer with expertise in tours and travels, history, literature, architecture, social and political.

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