Built on the Vaitarna River, Vaitarna Dam near Igatpuri is a gravity and earthfill dam. The dam, a popular tourist destination, offers a spectacular view of the beautiful Western Ghats. The dam, which was constructed in the early 50’s, is the chief source of electricity and water for many parts of Mumbai. A lovely lagoon surrounded by thick woods, make the place a must-visit in Igatpuri.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT IGATPURI
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Igatpuri is as given below. The best time to visit Igatpuri is also specified.