Isapur Dam is one of the biggest dam in the state of Maharashtra, build over the Painganga River that divides Maharashtra into two regions namely; Marathwada and Vidarbha regions. It is an earth fill dam, with a height of 57 m, and the length is 4,120.1 m. The motive behind the construction of the Dam was mainly irrigation. Lush with water, Isapur Dam is a prominent tourist attraction cradled in the lap of mother nature. Blessed with pristine scenery, it is an incredible place for the keen bird watchers to stay around and get mesmerised by the sweet calls of the colorful birds around, especially during winters. While the immense greenery around the dam makes it a perfect background for the picnic or sightseeing.
To reach Isapur one has to travel first to Shembal Pimpri, from where Isapur is situated 4 km to the west of Shembal Pimpri. To reach Shembal Pimpri there are 3 different routes, one is from Pusad which is just 27 km away, from Umarkhed it is a matter of 30 km, and then from Hingoli which is 41 km away. One can travel by a personal car or bus to get here.
Things to Do & See in and around
Tourists can also visit the Shem Baleshwar temple;1 km towards west of Shembal Pimpri, and also the Anchuleshwar temple; 6 km away from Isapur, which are the must visits.