Tapola is a great off beat destination where nature has been more than generous. The primary attraction in Tapola is the Shivsagar Lake. The lake offers an unique option of traveling to different sightseeing options around Tapola by water way! There are numerous islands without a name in this 90 km long reservoir and boating in this vast water body in itself can make an amazing vacation plan
The major sightseeing spots around Tapola apart from the obvious and popular options of Panchgani, Mahabaleshwar and Pratapgad is Bamnoli, Vasota, Kas Pathar, Thoseghar waterfalls and Chalkewadi windmill power plant. Kas pathar a unique biosphere is a vast plateau which turns into a bed of flowers with more than 150 varieties of flowers during and just after monsoons. The Kas lake is also a nice picnic spot. Thoseghar waterfalls and Chalkewadi windmill power plant is approximately 50 kms from Bamnoli.
There are many strawberry farms and nurseries of Gerberra around Tapola along with fields of millet (bajri) sorghum (jowar) etc.During a visit to Sahyadri Eco Agro Tourism centre you can get up close to these farms and see the simple daily life at these farms. A visit to the strawberry farms is the highlight of the farm visits here where you can also get a taste of farm fresh fruits! At Sahyadri eco agro you can also purchase fresh grains and other farm products if you wish to.
If you are a water sports enthusiast Tapola is the place to head to. Be it boating, water scooter rides, kayaking or swimming Shivsagar Boat Club a stones throw away from Kinara Agro Tourism has made available all these options for you.
Just an hour away from Tapola Tent Resort Kas Pathar is the Valley of Flowers of Maharashtra. During and just after monsoons the entire valley of Kas turns itself into a bed of flowers which is another reason to visit Tapola during rains!
Vasota is the most sought after jungle trekking trail in Maharashtra. The jungles of the Koyna sanctuary make unsubstantiated claims of being home to Bengal tigers (>6) apart from Indian leopards, Indian bison and sloth bears.