Amboli is a beautiful hill station located in the southern range of Sahyadri hills at a height of 690 meters 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 rich hot biodiversity to cherish in sightseeing.
Best Time to visit Amboli
You can visit Amboli all across the year as the weather here is very pleasant. The valley is beautifully covered with mist during monsoon. Best time to visit Amboli
is during monsoon season it is very good for macro photography as local conduct snake and reptile photography walk in morning and night.
Nearby Places Amboli
- Tarkarli Devbagh
- Devbagh Diving
- Taj Exotica.
How to reach Amboli
It is situated on Bangalore Belgaum Highway no.112 in Sindhudurg District of South Maharashtra. The place is well connected with major cities.
Hiranyakeshi Temple located in Amboli is very popular with pilgrims and visited year-round. Hiranyakeshi Temple a holy shrine dedicated to the goddess Parvati near the hill station of Amboli. Hiranyakeshi Temple also contains an 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.