Ten reasons to visit Bhandardara in October
Bhandardara is a great place to visit during the monsoon season for breathtaking views and towering mountains. Bhandardara is located in a spot between the Sahyadri Range from where you can view the mountain range by being seated in your chair sipping a cup of coffee.
Now that people are regularizing vaccination after the Covid-19 scare, many places around the world have opened their doors to tourists and sightseers for visitation.
This is a list of 10 reasons why you should visit Bhandardara during the month of October.
- Pravara River
The town of Bhandardara is a river town. It sits by the Pravara river. This river is one of the smallest tributaries that make up the Godavari River. The river makes up for one of the attractions in Bhandardara. Once the monsoon ends and the water flow recedes, people can go fishing, boating as well as tubing.
Everyone knows climbing a fort during the monsoon season is a perilous task which can sometimes become life threatening. As the rain decreases, most of these forts are accessible via trekking or hiking trails. Even families get access to these forts. The three main forts to visit here are Ratangad Fort, Harishchandragad Fort and Alang-Malang Forts. These are the most sought after forts for trekkers and nature lovers.
Wilson Dam was built in 1910 across River Pravara, It’s one of the oldest dams in the country. The opening of spillway gates creates two 60 to 80 feet cascades of water that plummet to the rocks below. The dam looks heavenly when viewed from the mountains. The dam is usually filled with water by monsoon end so it would be exciting to view the gates open post monsoon.
Being located in Maharashtra, Bhandardara is a hometown to many Hindus and thus resulting in the construction of several temples. Some of the few religious attractions here include the Agastya Rishi Ashram and the Amruteshwar temple.
- The Lush Landscape
After the monsoon season, Bhandardara enjoys a patch of time where the skies are clear, especially during the month of October. During the month of October, Bhandardara’s landscape is lush green with clear bright skies during the daytime and clear starry skies at night.
During the start of the winter months, by October, the climate at Bhandardara gets colder and cozier. Onecan cuddle with their loved ones and view the stars while camping out.
October is a month when all the resorts here hold different events during holidays like Diwali, Halloween etc. People can come to Bhandardara and enjoy their festival by staying in the middle of a beautiful landscape and clear sky.
The people of Bhandardara (local) are friendly and will help you immediately if you ask them anything that you need. They also spontaneously smile at you and wave out to you if you’re traveling from one place to another.
Since Bhandardara is located right in the middle of the mountains, a lot of forest area is visible. Locals have claimed to have seen leopards, tigers as well as rabbits. The birds here are colourful as well as melodious. During the month of October, animal enthusiasts will be able to see snakes regularly.
- All of the Above
All these points combine to create the perfect holiday for you and your family during the month of October. Bhandardara is a place of fun for family and friends.