Amboli Ghat waterfall



Amboli, a tranquil hill station on the Western Ghats, surrounded by thick forests and tree canopied hills.,there is a waterfall on this road which one should not miss during the monsoons.The Amboli Ghat is full of mini waterfalls throughout the route.Verdant landscape of Amboli comes live in Mansoons when cascading waterfalls are seen at different places in the mountains. Amboli village is well known as ‘Mahabaleshwar' of konkan. It is an eco-friendly hill station that promises you an experience to get lost into the spectacular beauty of nature, nuturing the poet in you. Amboli is an ideal retreat for the vacationers searching for seclusion and solace.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.Amboli is a hill station near Sawantwadi . It is quite but pleasant hill resort. It is 690 mtrs above sea level. The area is surrounded with dense forest and sea view point offers you panoramic view of a good part of konkan coast.Every year more than 50,000 tourists visit this place. In rainy season you will see beautiful waterfalls here.You can enjoy a restful holidays away from the crowds that you find at other resorts.

Location info:

District: Sindhudurg
Nearest City: Mumbai
Best time to visit: Monsoon



Interesting things to do:

Its a very beautiful place to be ....Bird watcher can see many birds

Its a delight for photographers,can click lots of photos.

Can get drenched in water at the waterfall.

Interesting things to Visit:

When driving towards Amboli ghat from Sawantwadi one feels bashed by exotic beauty of pleasing green hills in low lying areas which are visible at every turn. At the top there are view points such as Purvicha Vas, Mahadevgad point, Manohargad- Manasantoshgad point, Shirgaonkar point, Kawalesat
point all these points offer birds eye view of picturesque terrains below.

Sunset Point :

In the evening sunset turns horizon into shades of orange, red and pink before being extinguished into deep blue waters of Arabian sea.

Nagartas Waterfall :

For waterfall lovers this roaring beauty is just 9 k.m. away.


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.

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:Sawantwadi at 28 km away is the closest railhead on Konkan Railway, which travels through Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka.
Nearest Airport:Belgaum, 64 kms. And Goa at 80 kms.
Road Transport:Mumbai (549 km/ 10 hrs), Pune (390 km/ 8 hrs) Kolhapur (110 km/ 3 hrs)

Nearest Visiting places:

  • Parikshit Point (2.5 Km)
  • Mahadev Gad (3.0 Km)
  • Kawaleshet valley (10.0 Km)
  • Shirgaonkar Point (3.0 Km)
  • Hiranyakeshi River ( 6 Km )
  • Nangartas Waterfall (10Km)
  • Sunset Point 1.5 Km
  • Amboli Dam
  • Nenewadi Cave

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Petrol Bunks Available on the way.HP petrol Bunk.


Green Valley, MTDC Resort Amboli.
Whistling Woods Resort.

Many budget hotels including MTDC holiday homes are available.

Lots of cottages available too.

Things to carry:

Tips & Suggestions:

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:Many hospitals at Amboli.
Society/Community Phone Number