Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The Perfect Get Away This Summer

Day by day we are cribbing about Mumbai Heat. Honestly the mumbai heat is undoubtedly becoming bad to worse .. but as i always said " every problem has a solution." And the alternative here is to drive away somewhere cool and beautiful. After looking at the busy schedule in the busy city life, We surely know that you don't have the time to go somewhere far .. so this time I've got a fantastic place where you could just feel rejuvenated and revived. Igatpuri is the perfect get away. Its the perfect place to visit and honestly its a beautiful place for this summer .... check the pic and details here .... Igatpuri, at an altitude of 600 m in Nasik, Maharashtra is a stimulating hill station with its serene and tranquil ambiance. Away from the buzz of the city, Igatpuri is the magical destination where the pleasant early mornings with glittering sunshine and fresh mountain air will jump start your day. It is a great destination for picnickers, with its pleasing surroundings. It is destination to De-stress and one that soothes your senses. Igatpuri is famed for its lovely temples and tasty vada pavs. It is also an important centre of Vipasana meditation, which offers a complete course in the age-old traditional art of meditation. There are quite a few good stay options in Igatpuri. You may opt to stay at a resort or a hotel. Some of the good stay options in Igatpuri are Manas Lifestyle Resort, Golden Resort, and Hotel Ashwin. The best time to visit is during summers when the weather is ideal. Igatpuri is also a monsoon destination, when it bears a lush green look. Mumbai (Maharashtra) to Igatpuri (Maharashtra) is 126 km and takes approx 2 hrs, 13 mins by road. Places to see and eat : Tringalwadi Fort, Ghatandevi Temple, Bhatsa River Valley, Camel Valley. Don't miss out on the local food specialty called Vada Pao, served hot with tangy chutney.
From: Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Distance: 126 km (approx 2 hrs, 13 Min's)
1. Head southeast on Road No 19
2. Turn left toward D.S. Barato Rd
3. Turn right at D.S. Barato Rd
4. Turn left at Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Marg
5. Turn right at Eastern Express Hwy
Go through 1 roundabout
6. Continue on Vasant Rao Naik Marg
7. Continue on Eastern Express Hwy
8. Slight left at Agra Rd/NH 3
Continue to follow NH 3
9. Continue straight to stay on NH 3
To: Igatpuri (Maharashtra)

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