Nivali waterfall


Located in the south-western part of Maharashtra, Ratnagiri is a district with harbours, pilgrim centers and caves. It forms a part of the Konkan tract. The Konkan tract is historically famous for its long coastline and convenient harbours. Ratnagiri District is bordered by the Sahyadri mountain ranges in the west and was once the administrative capital of Bijapur rulers.One the way from Sangameshwar to Ratnagiri after crossing the Bav river we approach the Nivali ghat. While crossing this ghat we see the beautiful waterfall. It is seen only in the rainy season.18 kms from ratnagiri.You can reach there By local bus or private vehicle. Nivali waterfall the most interesting place of way to Ratnagiri

Location info:

Address:18 kms from Ratnagiri.
District: Ratnagiri
Nearest City: Ratnagiri
Best time to visit: Rainy season




Nivali waterfall located in Ratnagiri administrative capital of Bijapur rulers.

Interesting things to do:

Interesting things to Visit:

Patit Pawan Mandir & Sawarkar Smarak

Patit Pawan Temple proves itself to be a pioneer in several ways. Back in late 20’s, when no one can even think about building a temple for untouchables, Patit Pawan Temple proved to be the first one of its kind.

Aare ware beach

Situated just about 15-kms from Ratnagiri City. Its among the virgin beaches of Ratnagiri. However, it couldn't escape from the eyes of the tourists. There is the belt of Suru trees coming fairly close to the water’s edge.

Ganeshgule beach

It is an isolated stretch of beach coastline and is known for its isolation, rocky and sandy terrain. The inhabited area around this beach is dotted with coconut palms. Ganeshgule is a relaxed and fairly undeveloped place. It has an excellent, hassle-free atmosphere. If one wants to have a good time on the beach and enjoy the nature to the maximum, this is definitely the place to go.

Prachin Konkan

Prachin Konkan is a sort of open air museuem located at a distance of 1 km from Ganapatipule. It is situated on a small tekdi (hill) and showcases the old Konkan culture.

Lokmanya Tilak Janmastan

Ratnagiri is the birthplace of Sri Lokmanya Tilak. Tilak's Janmasthan has been converted into a museum in his honor. It is open through the day. The house has been preserved as it is.His topi & a few clothes are also on display within the museum.

Raanpat waterfall

Raanpat waterfall is beautiful offering of nature during rainy season.If you are the kind of person least bothered about venturing out in the woods during the rainy season and is ready to take some risk and watch a waterfall in its full glory. In and around the Raanpat waterfall, it is an ambiance that defies words.


Mobile range info:

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Mumbai /Ratnagiri.
Nearest Airport:Mumbai International Airport
Road Transport:Mumbai - Ratnagiri -> 356Kms....18 kms from ratnagiri/ local bus or private vehicle.

Nearest Visiting places:

  • Ratnagiri
  • Mandavi Beach
  • Thibapalace
  • Suruban
  • Pawas
  • Marleshwar Waterfall Devrukh
  • Chiplun
  • Parshuram - Chiplun
  • Derwan - Shivshrushti - Chiplun
  • Gowalkot Fort - Chiplun
  • Savathsada waterfall - Chiplun
  • Dapoli

Nearest Petrol Pump:


Hotels at Ratnagiri.

Things to carry:

Mineral water bottles, food, first aid kit, some extra clothes and so on.

Tips & Suggestions:

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:Hospitals at the nearest city.
Society/Community Phone Number