With monsoons on the way, waterfalls are going to soon reclaim their fully majestic form. If you’re a deep waterfall lover, you’re likely to fall in love with these top 5 must-see waterfalls in Igatpuri.
If you’re staying at our luxury resort in Igatpuri, be sure to explore these nearby waterfalls.
- Vaitarna Waterfall
The magnificent Vaitarna Waterfall, which is only a one-hour drive from Grand Gardens Resort, is first on the list. Located in the charming Vihigaon village, just after the Kasara ghat, this hidden gem is an absolute must-visit. To reach this beauty, you’ll need to take a small road on the steep turn of the ghat. The native nature and the warm presence of the locals make this waterfall an ideal spot for nature enthusiasts and avid photographers alike.
- Vihigaon Waterfalls
Next, we have the enchanting Vihigaon Waterfalls, nestled amidst lush greenery, approximately 30mins away from our resort. Brace yourself for a jaw-dropping sight as you witness the waterfall gracefully dropping from an elevation of 120 feet into a picturesque pool.This location will take your breath away if you enjoy the great outdoors, adventure, and photography. I promise you it’s worth the climb to the Vihigaon Waterfalls!
- Dhamma Giri Waterfall
Tucked away near the well-known Vipassana International Academy in Igatpuri is the serene Dhamma Giri Waterfall and is reachable from Grand Gardens resort in less than 30 minutes. This secret hideaway provides a quiet and enticing ambiance as it is surrounded by beautiful flora. Visitors can indulge in meditation or simply bask in the natural beauty of this hidden gem. It’s the ideal place to refresh your mind and soul.
- Umbrella Falls
Moving on to the breathtaking Umbrella Falls, situated near Kalsubai, Maharashtra’s highest peak, in Bhandardara. Only during the monsoon season, when the dam reaches its maximum capacity and is only a one-hour drive from the resort, can you experience the magic of these falls. I assure you that the scene is nothing short of breathtaking. As you take in the captivating vista of Umbrella Falls, get ready to be mesmerised by the grandeur of nature.
- Bhavali Dam
And last but definitely not least, The magnificent Bhavali Dam is only a 15-minute drive away. This one really steals the show! Located just 10.5 km from the Igatpuri railway station, this dam boasts not one, but two beautiful waterfalls adjacent to each other, just a kilometer apart on the same village route. It’s a safe and family-friendly spot that shouldn’t be missed.