About Amboli

ABOUT AMBOLI

Amboli is one of the most important places of the world’s biodiversity, Amboli village is located in Sindhudurg District and Maharashtra State Sahyadri ranges in the Western Ghats in India and the number two rainiest place in the country. Valley of Amboli road that connects combined to West Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa. Amboli is one of the most beautiful tourist places to constantly challenge the tourists during the rainy season in heavy rain. Traveling through Amboli Ghats during the rainy season, celebrates nature’s year-round nature tourism festival every year. Visiting the natural turning point of nature is a result of keeping happiness. 

There is a continuous flow of tourists during the rainy season. Dense forests, the scenic beauty ofthe hills and the unrivaled beauty of the city can be seen from here and the tourists can enjoy the pleasure of passing through the dense forest. Here are the hills that compete with sky and it’s totally evergreen hills. It is a cool haven situated at an altitude of 690 meters above sea level. In Amboli you can still see the institution of magnificent buildings. Mahatma Gandhi lived here for some time due to the beauty of the nature. To make Salt Satyagraha of Shiroda, he had passed through the Amboli Ghat. There are many institutes and other special history. The main waterfalls of valley, Mahadevgad Points, Sunset Points, Shirgaonkar Points, Hiranyakeshi River Origin, Raghaveshwar Swabhabhu Ganesh Temples-monasteries, Nangartas Falls, Kavaleshet Point and other Points are attracting tourists and visitors from all over the world. Enjoying the fun of bathing under the waterfall in valley, scenic views on different points, Eating Hot vadapav, roasted corns and Hot Tea which is the unforgettable experience in the rainy season. For all of these tourist come from the entire country and most likely from Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Western Maharashtra and Karnataka for fun. In the beautiful scenic forests of Amboli nearby forest Chaukul there are deer, Sambar deer, Indian muntjac (bhekar), leopards, rabbits, pangolini (ran manjar) These wild animals live here. All of them are easily seen at the time of the jungle safari. The priceless gift of this nature rainfall tourism season starts when the main waterfall is released in Monsoon beginning. Tourism in Amboli is mainly carried out in three seasons. Summer, Monsoon and Winter In the rainy season, the millions tourist visit here in Monsoon Season.

 

There are two types of tourists coming in this season, some tourists come for enjoy touring and fun, while some tourists come here to explore and experiencing the biodiversity-rich nature and the rare exquisite ecosystem of all animals and plants.Everybody is attracted to the biodiversity of Amboli. In the same way, nature-savvy tourists, researchers and others are the most attracted to the rare raging snake, frogs, birds, butterflies and other animals and various rare plants. There are rarely about 26+ types of snakes, 24+ types of rare frogs, 230+ types of birds, 250+ types of butterflies, 35+ wild animals and 700+ rare wild animals, 200+ Flowers. World has been recorded ‘Amboli Tod’ rare frog in Amboli dense forest Where else this rare frog is no were have been found yet in world! Millions of tourists come here every year for tourism. Here, they enjoy an unforgettable gift of nature, feeling beauty of heaven and taking camera pictures along with sweet memories. Similarly, tourists visiting here every year and it’s always have a recorded crowd 

AMBOLI MAIN WATERFALL

There are many scenic views in the path of the Amboli Ghat. The entire Ghat route has many small waterfalls. The biggest greedy waterfall is the main waterfalls and its looks like white milk

Spreader waterfall. it’s a main road touch waterfall and the same road connects to Belgaum, Kolhapur with Sindhudurg district and Goa. Commuters traveling from here and numerous

tourists enjoying the waterfall. Seeing this waterfall is to feast one’s eyes. Rainfall tourism season actual starts when the main waterfall is released in early June is the beginning of the monsoon season.

 

SUNSET POINT

The sunset point at the beginning of the valley attracts both traveler and tourists from the Ghat road. Here is the awakened place (Purvichavas) of worship. Sunset, as well as the view of the valley, can be seen at the evening time.

 

 KAVALESHET POINT

This is very important point in Amboli and the Echo Point of the deep valley in Gele-Kavlesad village. Here’s echo voice can be heard 7 to 8 times from the deep valley. It is also the beauty of the beautiful green hills in the rainy season. The swift winds, fog and the reverse waterfall just like a Fountain spray. There are millions of tourists visiting here every year.

MAHADEV GAD POINT

The ruins of the historic Mahadev Gad, which are very strong bastions, are still found. Lieutenant Colonel Morgan won this fort in 1830. It is recorded in history, and Alan ilmot, the 14th British Army battalion soldier was killed. Also the Tomb of Colonel Lochrat wife is found on the StreetSide. The picturesque landscape of the entire Amboli valley can be seen from the Mahadevgad point. In earlier time, it was easy to trace and checkout the important areas of Konkan like Kudal, Fonda, Sawantwadi through Mahadev Gad point. and even now, The remote villages are still visible situated in this vast valley.

 

HIRANYAKESHI POINTS:

The holy Hiranyaksehi river has originated from here and it gets to Panchaganga River of Kolhapur. Important thing is that this river is of perennial high water. The temple of Hiranyaksehi Shivlinga and Nandi caves is situated at the origin Point of the River. This place gives a great peace of mind in the forestry area. It is a place where tourist feels like a heaven of Lord Shiva’s. in every year the big village fairs are filled on the occasion of Mahashivaratri.

 

NANGARATAS WATERFALLS:

Nangartas waterfall is a living example of how the flow of unfinished water can be cut off the huge mountain. The mountain is usually separated by two and a half feet. Around 250 feet below felled water can been seen from Nangartas mountain. This flow moves forward through the depth of 250 feet and goes down to the foot of mountain. This beautiful as well as dangerous place 10 Kilometer away from Amboli to Belgaum road.

SHIRGAONKAR POINTS:

The Shirgaonkar Point is famous for the beautiful panoramic view it provides of the valley. Situated about 3 km. from the Main Bus stop, this place works its charm best in the monsoons. From here can be seen a jungle forest of Amboli Ghat and the other side of the valley.

PARIKSHIT POINTS:

Highest point in Amboli Area approachable via a 2.5 km hike.You can hike your way to this point through the thick canopy of Jambhool and Anjani trees, is the highest peak in Amboli. nearby forest of parikshit point there are deer, Sambar deer, Indian muntjac (bhekar), leopards, rabbits, pangolini (ran manjar), tiger, reptiles and amphibians. These wild animals live here.

 

AMBOLI FOREST:

This lovely micro hill station has lot more to offer than the sunset point and the famous waterfall. One can find Sambhars, bisons (Gavareda), reptiles and amphibians is easily found in the local forest park itself. It’s situated just one kms from the amboli bus stand. Bird watchers have plenty to spot ranging from bulbuls, sunbirds, grey hornbills to water birds. Lot of predators including leopards also roam in the neighborhood. Patience is the key to make these discoveries. You must carry your binoculars and SLR on this mission .Part of the main road was converted into a walking plaza with lots of shops selling eatables, gift items, bangles and garments. The enthusiasm of local population shows how to enjoy life in simplicity.

 

RESHIM KENDRA

Tourist can also visit to Reshim Kendra situated in Amboli nearby area.