AMBOLI GHAT

 Amboli Waterfalls

Amboli 

Pic Credit: Ishan Manjrekar

Amboli is a beautifull hill station located in the southern range of Sahyadri hills at a height of 690m above sea level, just before the plain coastal beaches of Goa.
Amboli is surrounded by the Sahyadri hill valleys from three sides, while it opens to the Konkan coast at the fourth side. Climate, flora and fauna of Amboli make an enjoyable combination for the tourists. Also the clean and quiet hills here serve you a rich hot biodiversity to cherish in sightseeing.
Best Time to Visit: You can visit the Amboli valleys all across the year as the weather here is very pleasant. The valley is beautifully covered with mist during monsoon.
Nearby Places: Goa, Diu, Sawantwadi, Tarkarli Devbagh, Devbagh Diving, Taj Exotica.
How to Reach: Amboli is situated in Bangaluru-Belgaum Highway no.112 in Sindhudurg District of South Maharashtra. The place is well connected with major cities.
 

 

Hiranya Keshi Temple

Hiranya Keshi Temple located in Amboli is very popular with pilgrims and visited year round. Hiranya Keshi Temple a holy shrine dedicated to the goddess Parvati near the hill-station of Amboli. Hiranya Keshi Temple also contains idol of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati’s husband. In sanskrit Hiranyakeshi word which means "one with golden hair" with respect to the goddess Parvati in the temple. The temple itself is supposed to be situated in a "Devrai" or a sacred groove as is labelled by the locals. 

Hiranyakeshwar

Amboli Waterfalls - Kavlesaad

 

Amboli Waterfalls Kavlesaad 

Other Famous Points:

  • Nagatta Falls
  • Parikshit Point
  • Shirgaonkar Point 
  • Nangartas Waterfalls
  • Purvicha Vas Point
  • Mahadev Gadh Fort
  • Mahadev and Narayan Gadh
  • Red Laterite Cave
  • Bauxite Mine
  • Sea View
  • Sunrise and Sunset point
  • Tarkarli Beach
  • Kawaleshet valley
  • Amboli Dam
  • Nenewadi Cave

Green Vine Snake

Green Vine Snake

Pic Credits: Sagar

 

Malabar Gliding Frog 

Malabar Gliding frog

Pic Credits: Sagar

 

Shrivelled Frog Eggs

 
Shrivelled Frog Eggs
 
 
 
 
By Air: Nearest Airport is Belgaum, 64 kms from amboli.
By Train: Nearest Railway Station is Sawantwadi 30 km by road to Amboli.
By Road: Pvt Cars and State Buses Distance around 549 km from Mumbai, 390 Pune, Kohlapur 110 km, Belgaum 70 km.
Where To Stay: You can easily get yourself a handsome lodgment facility here in Amboli. - MTDC Resort is also available 

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