|19th February, 2020
A nature lover’s heaven Bhandardara is a valley of treasures. Bhandardara is packed with so many attractions making it a perfect holiday spot for city inhabitants. Bhandardara has an easygoing and rustic charm that offers us a glimpse of rural Maharashtra. Along with its quietness, the refreshing weather and soothing air give you goosebumps. It is known for its varied biodiversity and glorious past. It gives us an unforgettable whiff of the countryside.
Situated in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra it is easily accessible through roadways as well as railways. The nearest railway station is Igatpuri. A bus or taxi is available from the railway station.
The breathtaking umbrella falls, scenic Wilson dam which is the largest earthen dam in India, the overbearing Kalsubai peak, Ratanwadi village in which resides Ratangad fort, the Shiva temple Amruteshwar build by King Jhang and famous for camping Arthur lake gives Bhandardara an entry at the top of the list of places to visit.
Best time for camping at lakeside:
Bhandardara is suitable to visit any time of the year but is at its attractive best in the monsoon months with the cool and breezy climate making it too hard to resist. Along with the monsoon, the cool winter weather also woos us to visit the amazing place.
Activities at Bhandardara lake:
1. Tent stay
Night stay in the tents with your loved ones under the shining stars away from the noise having endless communications, playing fun games gives you an unforgettable experience.
In the cool and breezy climate bonfire gives you a sense of warmth. Sitting around the bonfire, playing music and dancing to the tune makes you forget all the worries. Along with this, the exotic food gives your stomach pleasure.
Boating in the lake during the sunset or in the morning with a peaceful environment clears your mind.