The best kind of places are those where you can simply travel without much planning. Igatpuri is one such. Bored of your mundane life? Take a road trip to Igatpuri. Nested ahead of Kasara valleys dusted with clouds, this gem is perfect escape from city life near the city!How to Reach?Easy access by train as well as road makes it a cheap destination to travel to even when you’re broke. Once you reach Igatpuri station, you can hire auto or book a vehicle, but be ready to bargain. Alternatively, a drive along Nasik Highway can take you to this tiny paradise. Distance from Major cities are: Mumbai 120 kms, Pune 228 kms, Nasik 46 kms.Best time to visit:Undoubtedly monsoon & post-monsoon is the best time to visit this lush green beauty. However being en-route to many other destinations makes this place a quick halt even during your winter trips for admiring valley views.Places we visited:While there are handful places to visit in Igatpuri, there are plenty destinations nearby for an extended trip on a long weekend.