Heavy rains, sparkling waterfalls, dense forests and a wide variety of biodiversity are found at Amboli Ghat. Many tourists visit Amboli Ghat every year to see the waterfall. Amboli is one of Amazing Destinations in Maharashtra. It is known as the Cherrapunji of Maharashtra. Also, many places near Amboli attract tourists. Amboli Ghat is one of the most beautiful ghats in India. Amboli Hill Station is at the top of the ghat.
• Features –
The key features of Amboli Ghat are torrential rains, waterfalls, captivating nature, dense forests, and the biodiversity found here. The primary attraction here is the Amboli Waterfalls. This main waterfall is located in Amboli Ghat on the Kolhapur-Goa highway. Different species of reptiles, distinct types of fungi, amphibians, state butterflies of Maharashtra can be seen in this area. Nangartas is a famous waterfall near Amboli. The source of the river Hiranyakeshi is famous as a tourist destination.
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Places to Visit –
• Amboli Waterfalls –
Located in the Amboli Ghat, Amboli Falls is a major tourist attraction. As the rains begin, the crowds in Amboli begin to grow. Thousands of tourists visit these Falls every year. These waterfalls are 4 km from the main bus stand. It is very crowded to see this waterfall on Sunday, so avoid visiting this waterfall on Sunday. They charge a fee of Rs 10 for approaching the waterfall. The best time to visit this waterfall is from June to late September.
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• Hiranyakeshi Temple –
This place is at a distance of 5km from the main bus stand of Amboli. The river is named as Hiranyakeshi as it originates from the Hiranyakeshi temple. There is a cave next to the temple.
• Kavleshet Point –
Kavleshet Point is at a distance of 10 km from the main bus stand of Amboli. The scenic views are breathtaking. There are some small waterfalls and reverse waterfalls. Filled with thick fog, this place attracts the attention of tourists.
• Nangartas Falls –
Nangartas Falls is at a distance of 10 km from the main bus stand of Amboli. This waterfall is 40 feet high. This waterfall looks exquisite in the rainy season.
• Mahadevgad –
Mahadevgad is at a distance of 2.5 km from the main bus stand of Amboli.
• Sunset Point –
Sunset Point is located in Amboli Ghat, 1 km from the main bus stand.
• Biodiversity –
Amboli is rich in biodiversity. A wide variety of wildlife is usually found here. It is home to 35 species of mammals, 200 species of birds, 150 species of butterflies, and 60 species of reptiles and amphibians. Amboli Ghat is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and wildlife photographers. It has many places for wildlife enthusiasts to explore biodiversity. At Chowkul Road, Van udyan, you can see many reptiles, frogs, and much more. Green vine snake, Malabar pit viper, Malabar gliding frogs, geckos, Malabar pied hornbills, giant squirrel are some wild species that can be seen here.
Malabar Pit Viper
Green Vine Snake
Malabar Gliding Frog
Beddoms Cat Snake
Bamboo Pit Viper