Amboli hill station is a beautiful, most romantic place in Maharashtra. The Mother Nature has given lots of beauty to the Amboli hill station. Amboli is surrounded by dense forest, steep mountains and so many waterfalls. There are so many hill stations in Maharashtra but Amboli is very beautiful.
Receiving nearly 750 centimeters (269 inches) of rainfall per year, Amboli hill station is the wettest place in Maharashtra or it is having highest rainfall in Maharashtra. Amboli is one of the few hill stations of Maharashtra from where one can see the sea. This hill station is totally wrapped with cloud during rainy season.
Place to Visit in Amboli Hill Station :
Hiranya Keshi temple
Mahadev Gad and Narayangad
Amboli Water falls
Amboli is an excellent place for trekking. The walks from the main road to any of the view-points like Shirgaonkar Point, Mahedevgadh Point are beautiful, with green vegetation on both sides and streams gurgling away. The Amboli hill station is having very few hotels. Maharashtra tourism has one accommodation place as privatized resort.
Best Time to Visit Amboli Hill Station : Throughout the year
Amboli Hill Station Weather : cool and invigorating climate; cloudy in monsoon
How to Reach Amboli? :
By Road :
Amboli is on the SH 121 that connects Belgaum and Sawantwadi.
By Train :
The nearest railway stations are; Sawantwadi Road – 28 km, Kolhapur – 110 km, Sangli – 148 km, Belgaum- 70 km and Miraj -140 km.Both Sawantwadi and Belgaum are well connected with all the important rail heads from all parts of the country.
By Bus :
There aren’t any luxury buses that ply to Amboli. There are general buses both from Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation and Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation that ply frequently (every half hour) between Belgaum and Sawantwadi via Amboli. It takes between 2-3 hours to reach Amboli from Belgaum.
By Air :
The nearest airport to reach Amboli would be the Dabolim Airport, Goa at 57 km or Sambre Airport, Belgaum at 70 km.
One should at least visit once this place to feel the nature beauty of Amboli hill station.
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