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Bhandardara

(2800 Ft Above Sea Level)

Maharashtra | India
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Bhandardara is categorised as Lakeside / Adventure / Bird Watching / Getaways


Bhandardara Lake View
Umbrella Falls (Photo Courtesy: Desktopwallpapers)
Ratangad Fort (Photo Courtesy: Elroy Serrao)
Kalsubai Peak (Photo Courtesy: Mvkulkarni23)
Amruteshwar Temple (Photo Courtesy: Desktopwallpapers)
Arthurs Lake (Photo Courtesy: Desktopwallpapers)
Boating at Bhandardara Lake

Reasons to Visit
  • Bhandardara (3000 ft) is a hill station and a weekend getaway 180 kms from Mumbai and Pune and about 80 kms from Nashik.
  • Bhandardara is set on a dam and is known for its remote and idyllic location, waterfalls around the area (June - Oct) and boating in the lake.
  • Bhandardara is a base point for many treks in the area (most notable Harishchandragad)
  • Bhandardara is an excellent stopover enroute to Shirdi and a nice remote peaceful destination and certainly a recommended destination for small off sites and OMD program (Outdoor Management program)
Recommendations
  • Destinations within 100-250 kms from Mumbai via Nashik Highway"A hill station and a weekend getaway 180 kms from Mumbai and Pune and about 80 kms from Nashik. Bhandardara is set on a dam and is known for its remote and idyllic location, waterfalls around the area (June - Oct) and boating in the lake."
  • Getaway Destinations within 100-250 kms from Pune"Bhandardara is a lakeside getaway at 200 kms from Pune and popular for travellers looking for quiet hill station experience with some activities."
  • Top Monsoon Getaways in Maharashtra"Bhandardara (2000+ ft asl) is renowned for its Lake, Waterfall and many walking / trekking routes around. Bhandardara is at its best in monsoon when mist and spontaneous waterfalls are all around the area."
Access Information

Bhandardara has 3 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Bhandardara

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Getaway (1-3 nights)1

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Getaway

  • Bhandardara Getaway (2 Nights)

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Bhandardara has 7 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day visit Nashik to Trimbakeshwar to Bhandardara to Igatpuri and backRs. 3168

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Nashik and Drop to BhandardaraRs. 2934
Pickup/Drop between Central Mumbai and BhandardaraRs. 6219
Pickup/Drop between Mumbai Western Suburbs and BhandardaraRs. 5516
Pickup/Drop between Navi Mumbai and BhandardaraRs. 4723
Pickup/Drop between South Mumbai and BhandardaraRs. 7628
Pickup/Drop between Thane and BhandardaraRs. 6806

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Destination Ideas

  • Bhandardara Hillside Getaway
  • Monsoon Getaways of Maharashtra
  • Wildlife and Bird Watching in Kalasubai Harischandragad Wildlife Sanctuary near Bhandardara

Stay Ideas

  • Anandvan Resort – A Lakeside getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Arthur Lake is set at a few kms from Igatpuri. The lake is formed by the waters of the Pravara River in the Bhandardara region.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    0
    Non motorised boating is allowed in Arthur Lake (Bhandardara Lake) for tourists.
    Rides
    Boating
    0
    Umbrella falls & Randha Falls situated in Bhandardara and are most active during monsoon. Umbrella falls are situated behind the Wilson Dam. The Randha Falls is situated by the Parvara River having a fall of 170 ft.
    Natural Wonders
    Waterfall
    1
    Amruteshwar Temple is a 11th century AD Lord Shiva Temple constructed in a Hemadpanti style. Temple is surrounded by mountains and greenery
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    8
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ratangad Fort is approachable from Bhandardara by a combination of 6 km boat ride, 4 km walk to Ratangad village and then a trek to the fort.
    Activity, Heritage Site
    Walking, Fort
    10
    Shirdi Saibaba temple is located at the heart of the Shirdi town and houses the samadhi (burial site) of Sai Baba. Shirdi is one of the most visited temples in India and now an international renowned pilgrim centre for devotees of Saibaba.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Saibaba
    106
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Angling is a recreational sport that can be enjoyed at Bhandardara. The best time is morning. Here you will also see the local villager with his bamboo fishing line or traditional fishing net. Fish species you will come across on these rivers comprises mainly cat-fishes and local fishes.
    Activity
    Angling
    1
    Kalsubai is highest peak of Sahyadri region and is approachable via various trekking routes. The main route starts from the village of Bari which is about six km from Bhandardara. There is a small Kalsubai temple on top.
    Temple or Holy Place, Adventure
    Devi Temple, Trekking
    6

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Igatpuri,Maharashtra,India

January
32°C / 16°C
February
33°C / 19°C
March
37°C / 21°C
April
38°C / 23°C
May
38°C / 24°C
June
30°C / 23°C
July
28°C / 23°C
August
26°C / 22°C
September
28°C / 21°C
October
31°C / 20°C
November
32°C / 18°C
December
31°C / 18°C

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Nearest Airport in Bhandardara
  • Gandhinagar Airport ( ISK ) , Nashik-70 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Bhandardara
  • Igatpuri ( IGP ), Igatpuri-41 Kms
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