भंडारदरा Bhandardara Short into: A year-round gifted destination with lovely cool weather and some of man-made and nature’s best offerings. Though its no longer the hidden gem it used to be but the place somehow has the same magic it had even 10 years ago.
Route: Thane – Igatpuri – Bhandardara – Rajur – Purushwadi Summary: A famous route in Maharashtra towards Bhandardara and also the one; that takes you to meet a million fireflies. There is nothing more to say. Best time to visit: The right time to actually see
Short into: Every year, millions of fireflies twinkling around, wait for you after the first rain showers. Purushwadi is their well known home and witnessing such natural phenomenon is something in itself. Taluka: Akole District: Ahmednagar Distance: 33 km from Bhandardara Best time to visit:
Short into: Towering from within Bari village, stands this mighty mountain overlooking Sahyadris at 1646m. Famed for being the highest peak of Maharashtra; this is Mt. Kalsubai. Taluka: Akole District: Ahmednagar Distance: 32 km from Igatpuri Best time to visit: Monsoon and Winter: July –