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A less well-known, but splendidly beautiful hill resort, In the southern range of sahyadri hills. Amboli at an altitude of 690 m. is the last mountain resort before the coastal highlands settle, With a sigh, to form flat beaches. Visit the numerous view points for the pleasant view of the lush hills and fertile plain. Amboli is on record as the wettest place in Maharashtra, with an average of nearly 750 centimeters (269 inches) of rainfall a year, falling between June and October. In rainy season, the hill station is wrapped in mist.

Seaview point offers a rare view of the land all the way to the golden Konkan coast. Spend hours by yourself angling for a fish at Hiranyakeshi or a picnic at Nagatta falls, Mahadev gad And Narayan Gad. Submerged by dense forests and steep valleys, this tranquil mountaintop offers some of the best panoramic views of the Konkan coast.

The bauxite mine 10 K.Ms. away, is a pleasant and very different excursion. If you are looking to spend a few days in splendid isolation with your family Amboli is an ideal resort. Amboli has a cool and invigorating climate – a welcome respite in summer.

   
  Places of Interest :
  Nargarta Falls, Narayangad, Hiranya Keshi
   
  Climate :
 

Lashed by the rains from the Konkan and as cool as Satara through the year, Amboli has a exhilarating climate in summer, which acts as a welcome respite.. 

 

Reaching There:

 

By Air : Nearest airport is Belgaum, 64 kms.

By Road : Mumbai - Amboli , 549 kms, Pune - Amboli 390 kms, Ratnagiri - Amboli, 215 kms.

By Rail : The most convenient railhead is Sawantwadi, 28 kms on Konkan Railway.

Amboli | Bhandardara | Chikhaldara | Jawhar | Lonavala & Khandala | Panchgani | Malshej

 
 
 
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