Amboli Hill Station


Amboli is hill station near Sawantwadi . It is quit but pleasant hill resort. It is 690 mtrs above sea level. The area is surrounded with dense forest. The sea view point offers you pancromic view of a good part of konkan coast. It is 26 k.m far from Sawantwadi and 539 k.m far from Mumbai. There is big Marvelous Water-fall. Tourists used to play in water. In summer you feel cool in amboli.Amboli is situated in Sindhudurga District. Verdant landscape of Amboli comes live in Mansoons when cascading waterfalls are seen at different places in the mountains. At road side these pristine milky showers enable enthusiastic tourists to bathe in the streams. Amboli receives highest rainfall in India after Cherapunji 350 to 400 inches approximately.

Every year more than 50000 tourist visits this place. Mostly after Diwali till Summer end there is tourist rush at Amboli. In rainy season you will see beautiful waterfalls here. The sunset point & Hiranyakeshi origin are other attractions. You can enjoy a restful holidays away from the crowds that you find at other resorts.

Amboli village is well known as "Mahabaleshwar" of Konkan. Beautiful Hill station, 690 mtr. hight from sea level. Surrounded with dense forest waterfalls.You will enjoy Peacefull vacation at Amboli. Most of the people come here to enjoy the rainy season.

During rainy season i.e. in month of June to August this hill is adorn by various milky water falls one of them has got height of 30 meters .Every year more than 50000 tourist visits this place!!! After Diwali till Summer end lot of tourist come and visit this gorgeous place

Location info:

Address:From Mumbai 549 km/ near Sawantwadi
District:Temple view, Sea view, Parvati view, Shirgaonkar view, Sunset point etc. Also the Source of Hiranyakeshi river.
Nearest City:Belgaum
Best time to visit: June to August


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The British political agent, Colonel Westrop, developed Amboli as a hill station after the opening of the Ghat Road from the coastal town of Vengurla, now in southern Maharashtra, to Belgaum.

Interesting things to do:

Trekking , Photographers can take lots of photos of the place in and around .

Interesting things to Visit:

  • Manohargad Forts
  • Mansantoshgad Forts
  • Temple Goddess "Parvati",wife of Lord "Shiva".This place is called 'Hiranyakechi'.
  • Sea view,
  • Parvati view,
  • Shirgaonkar view,
  • Nagartas Waterfall :
  • For waterfall lovers this roaring beauty is just 9 k.m. away.

  • Hiranykeshi
  • Scenic place of worship dedicated to Lord Shiva where pilgrims gather in large numbers during Mahashivratri. The Hiranykeshi river originates from mountain rock and flows down from this place. You can spend hours angling for fish in its proceedings stream. 5.5 Km away from Amboli

  • Adventure Caving :
  • Exploring this cave besides Shivlinga is a challenge for adventure sport lovers. Cave is estimated to be 300 mts. long. Lot of obstructions such as black out, biting fish, mud, dangerous Jalwa's which suck human blood and confined air come in the way when one enters inside through its narrow winding path. There are seven ponds inside. Surprisingly sunlight appears in the last pond, secret of light's source is not discovered yet. A huge throne inside is also a misty. Credit goes to group of adventure loving youngsters, who discovered these facts in January 1981.

  • Botanical Garden :
  • This historic garden is a precious treasure of Amboli.Here you can open- mindedly roam in the woods for joy and pleasure. Vanbhojan,the picnic out in the woods with family or friends will make your movement truly enchanting one.

  • Karvi:
  • This tree flowers once in a seven years. When it blossoms it adds to the beauty of Amboli mountain range.

Mobile range info:

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Near Railway Station - Savantwadi - 26 km, Belgaum - 64 km.
Nearest Airport:Belgaum 64 km., Dabolim (goa) 140 km.
Road Transport:From Mumbai 549 km., Pune Via Aajra-amboli - 390 km., Ratnagiri-Amboli - 215 km.

Nearest Visiting places:

  • Manohar
  • Mansantosgad-15 k.m,
  • Hiranyakashi Origin -3 k.m
  • Shirgaonkar point 2 k.m
  • Kalsat Point - 3 km.
  • Nangartas waterfall -7 k.m
  • Mahadevgad point -2 k.m
  • Danoli-Satam Maharaj
  • Moti Talav (Lake)
  • Terekhol Fort
  • Redi Ganesh
  • Sagareshwar Beach
  • Bhogve Beach
  • Nivati Beach
  • Shiroda Velagar Beach
  • Sindhudurg Fort
  • Bhalachandra Maharaj Ashram

Nearest Petrol Pump:

On the Highway or at the City.


  • Hotel JRD [A TATA group of Hotels] at Amboli

Things to carry:

Carrying water is essential.Carry camera too so that u can take photos of beautiful place.

Tips & Suggestions:

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:At the Nearest City, there are Hospitals at Amboli Hill Station too.
Society/Community Phone Number