About Amba ghat: Situated on the Western Ghats at the height of 3100 feet. On Kohlapur-Ratnagiri National Highway (NH204). Amba is actually a reserve forest area which falls in the buffer zone of the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve and Dajipur Bison Sanctuary. Ambala Ghat is Blessed with rich variety of flora and fauna.It is a bird watcher’s paradise offering a wide variety of wildlife. There is a large variety of plants and trees and one will find the rare Tamhan Flower.
Things to do: Trek and walk in jungles, Bird watching, Day and night jungle Safari, Horse riding, Wildlife Photography and Paragliding.
Best Time to Visit: Amba has a pleasant weather which makes tourist pleasant. In summer April to May the temperature during the day is 24 to 28 degree Celsius, while at night it falls to 16 to 18 degree celcius. June-Sept is best time of the year as the area comes alive as several waterfalls spontaneously come alive. Oct – March is best time to visit the area for Migratory birds.
Places to Visit near Amba: Amba Ghat, Pawankhind, Panhala, Ambeshwar Temple, Vishalgad Fort, Wagh Zara, Manoli Dam, Pawas, Ganpatipule.
Where to Stay: A few comfortable Resorts and home stays are available in Amba village or Shahuwadi village.
The best are: The Jungle Resort, The Amba Resort, Vanashree Holiday Resort, Hornbill Deluxe Resort etc.
How to reach: Mumbai to Sangameshwar by train (258 km) then via pvt car (53 km) to Amba ghat.
Mumbai to Kolhapur by overnight train (380 Km) tjhen by Road to Amba Ghat(66Km).