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Sunday, 10 November 2013


Looking for a small and quiet gateway spot? Nestling amidst the hills, Bhandardara is easily among the most beautiful holiday resorts. A perfect stopover on the way to or from Shirdi, it is a charming little picnic spot. Amidst the dense green forest, lies the most splendid lake of the country - Arthur lake. It is formed by the dammed water of the Pravara river. Legend has it that Shri Agasti Rishi meditated for a years, living only on water and air. Pleased with his tremendous devotion the Lord came to Earth, blessed him and left leaving behind a stream of Ganga - now known as Pravara river.

Place of Interest:-
1) Wilson dam
2) Radha falls
3) Arthur lake
4) Mount Kalsubai - The highest peak in the Sahyadri range (1646 meters)
5) Ratangadh Fort
5) Amriteshwar temple - Built around 1100 AD.

Where to stay:-
The MTDC holiday resort. the rooms have spectacular views of valleys and Wilson dam.

Nearest airport is Mumbai. Nearest railway station is Igatpuri.  By road from Mumbai 185 km and from Pune 191 km.

1 comment:

  1. Bhandardara is an amazing tourist paradise with its beautiful landscape, lush greenery, gushing waterfalls and amazing trekking trail. For accommodation, check out these hotels in Bhandardara.