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).