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Bhandardara

India
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Ranked #131 of 1,403 attractions in Maharashtra
Type: Resort Communities
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I drove to Bhandaradara Dam with my wife from Mumbai. The drive via Igatpuri was breathtaking and we literally drove through the clouds. Best part of the drive was that the roads were awesome (except for a few bad stretches). You enter the Dam from one side (via Yash Resorts),where the reception was nice enough to hand us a free... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

had been to bhandardara from 15th.july for two nights must say amazing place in moonsoons,nature at its wildest....lush green rice fields with waterfalls aplenty.state tourism must project this place aggrasively if they want to earn revenues from tourist ALSO MAHARASTRA TOURISM DEVLOPMENT CORPORATION MUST AND MUST AND MUST DEVLOP AND MAINTAIN THE ROAD CONDITIONS IN AND AROUND BHANDARDARA>>>PATHETIC CONDITIONS OF... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I visited Bhandardara last weekend with my family and stayed at MTDC Resort. The place is a delight for hill station lovers and is at a 4 hours drive from Pune. It took us around 5 hours to explore the whole area around Bhandardara. Took a guide for Rs 300 and i must say he was very cordial and well... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We set out on a road trip from Mumbai to Igatpuri and initially were planning on some sightseeing's there. While having tea at a tapri a man over heard us talking and came up and suggested some places to visit near by. Bhandardara was one of them. We had randomly selected this place and reached here within no time. Oh... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Bhandardara is very nice place to relax from your day to day working cultureArthur lake view give us a pleasant feeling inside to start your day with a sunny morning. Climate is also very romantic to share some best moments with your loved ones. Food quality is overall good at that place. dam is also a great example of excellent... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The lush green rice fields, mountain with fog crown, crystal clear water falls is something that has left me mesmerized. You really wish you have a SUV when you drive on those roads. Locals don't really interact much. They seem to maintain distance. There are not many accommodation options. We stayed at MTDC and the room and food was strictly... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Hi friends...sharing experiences of a superb monsoon getaway...Bhandardara...located at a short 4 hours driving distance from Mumbai...Bhandardara makes you feel lost amidst variety of shades of Green...during monsoons this location is a heaven for those who love Nature...the drive from Mumbai to Bhandardara is breathtakingly scenic...you pass through beautiful Kasara Ghat...followed by Igatpuri and Ghoti...Lake Arthur...Wilson Dam...Randha Falls and a... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We were a group of ten people who visited Bhandardara and Kaas Plateau as part of a trip organized by Delhi-based, WAFT (Wildlife and Forest Travel Group) from 27 August to 1 September 2013. This holiday resort is nestled in the Sahyadri range of Western Ghats and is about 4 hours drive from Mumbai. As someone in our group pointed... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

not a good place to visit in nov-mar period. only visit if own vehicle is there otherwise transport is pathetic

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Went there on 27th July 2013. The drive from Mumbai upto Ghoti is great and the road deteriorates there after. It is strictly a monsoon destination. The roads have been damaged by rain and the last 15 - 20 kms are in a bad shape. The place is serene and beautiful and crowed like Lonavala. The Wilson dam was not... More

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