Amboli Hill Station

Another beautiful small village with serene environment and a peaceful vibe. Amboli is a beautiful hill station in south Maharashtra, India at an altitude of 690 m, it is the last hill station before the coastal highlands of Goa and a relatively unexplored one. It is also amongst the wettest hill stations of Maharashtra which boasts of beautiful flora and fauna amid lush greenaries. Though the journey may be a little stressful as it takes 8hrs from Mumbai, but once you reach this peaceful place, you will realize, it was all worth the wait! Things to do- Climb the hills, best time to visit in monsoon, living in tents, Maharashtrian food.

District: Sindhudurg
Area code: 02363

Amboli ghat is located in the Southern range of Sahyadri hills; adjacent to the Sawantwadi in Maharashtra. Amboli was developed as a hill station by the British political agent Colonel Westrop in 1880’s. Amboli hills provide resources for Krishna River. Amboli Ghat is surrounded by thick forests and canopied trees.Though Amboli climate is always cool round the year, yet Amboli hill station receives heavy rainfall. The temperature in Amboli in the summer season varies from 22 to 40 Celsius and winter temperature ranges from 12 to 33 Celsius. From here one can see the sea also. The best time to visit Amboli hill station is from October to February for you to explore the outdoors. Whether is too good in rainy season. Overall the climate of Amboli is a cool and any season is best to visit Amboli. Amboli is a great place to spend quality time with loved ones.

How to reach Amboli:

Reaching Amboli hill station by road is convenient, and there are also options to reach Amboli by train. The nearest railway station to Amboli is Sawantwadi, located around 30 km away. You can reach Sawantwadi by train from various cities like Goa, Patna, Ahmedabad, Mumbai,  and others. From Sawantwadi, you can hire buses or taxis to reach Amboli at an affordable cost.

By Road: From Mumbai the route is via Panvel, Pen, Kolad, Mangaon, Mahad, Khed, Asurde, Kosumb, Rajapur, Kankavali, Kudal, Sawantwadi, and finally reach Amboli. From Kolhapur the route is via Kagal, Nipani, Uttur, Ajara, and Gavse to reach Amboli. From Pune the route is via Wai, Satara, Karad, Uran Islampur, Yelur, Shiroli, and then follow the same route as mentioned above from Kolhapur to Amboli.

It is advisable to check the latest routes and timings before planning your journey to Amboli.


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