Amba Ghat is a mountain pass situated on Ratnagiri-Kolhapur road that is on NH 204 in Maharashtra, India. It is at a height of 2000 ft above sea-level. This Ghat is situated in the Sahyadri mountain ranges Western Ghats and has pleasing mountain-scapes and a pleasant weather. It is located near Shahuwadi in Kolhapur district and has many nearby interesting places such as a Pawankhind fort, Vishalgad fort, and Rehan Baba Dargah. It is a suitable weekend destination for Kolhapur tourists.
Amba Ghat is an exquisite destination surrounded by rainforests and mountains. Amba Ghat is excellent for nature centric getaway. You can opt for Jeep Safaris in reserve forest around Amba Ghat as this will be an adventurous activity. For going through this adventurous ride you need to make prior bookings so that in the last moment you do not face any problem. While doing Jungle Safari you can spot ious animals such as Bison, civet cats, sambhar, Malabar giant squirrel and iety of birds.
It is one of the top mountain getaways of Maharashtra. So if you really want to enjoy the mother nature in Maharashtra with the best possible weather than Amba Ghat is the place to experience. You will love the surroundings.
To reach this charming destination you can take a flight to Belgaum, Pune or Hubli and from there you can opt for a cab. The cab will take you to this place and then you can stay there.
If you plan to come by train than Sangameshwar, Kolhapur and Ratnagiri railway stations are there. From there you can take a taxi and reach this alluring location.
On reaching this destination you won’t be fascinated much as it does not have those great markets or high-end cafes. You will spot roadside Dhaba’s and even small stalls which offer great food.
There are beautiful lodges and resorts where you can stay. The resorts are well maintained and offer a great scenic view. They have well-maintained gardens and a great sitting area in open to enjoy your meals. If you are in a group you can opt for doing barbeque there as it will be fun. You can even go for camping at this place.