Bhandardara is one of the quiet beautiful getaways of Maharashtra state from the hustle bustle of Mumbai, located on top of the Sahyadri hills. A holiday destination near Igatpuri on the banks of river Pravara, Bhandrdara is situated in the Western Ghats of India in the state of Maharashtra, not very far off from Mumbai.
Tall standing mountains, grumpy waterfall and dense green are the best scenery in this region. With many attractions coupled with tranquility of nature makes this little place a perfect destination to spend your weekends.
Pravara River is flowing on its side by making Bhandarada Lake and a waterfall. The highest peak of Maharashtra is standing at the home of Bhandardara also.
Bhandaradara attractions include Wilson Dam and Arthur lake. During the monsoons, the view becomes enchanting as the whole region is painted green, visit here to witness this sheer beauty of the place. The recent attraction in this place is Fireflies camp in Purushwadi area. There are a number of historic and natural places of interest near the dam.
Bhandardara is home to Mount Kalsubai, the highest peak in Maharashtra, reaching a height of around 5400 feet. Bhandardara is also famous for trekking and hiking.
With bountiful nature and cool climate Bhandardara is also a popular stop off for visitors who are travelling to Nashik or Shirdi.