Offbeat Hill station in the Western Ghats
A serene hill station detached and secure from the human hustles located deep in the Western Ghats! The Amboli hill range is the perfect getaway to enjoy wild springs, seasonal falls, amazing treks, and the powerful Ghats in its variety and fullest form. This place is also known for its strong Hindu religious history and background. Some of the remote temples here are worth a visit even if you are not a devotee. The legend says there are about 108 temples hidden in this area, yet to be discovered or unearthed. Only a dozen of them is known to the public and open to tourists. The highlight of this destination is that it is a year-round tourist attraction that is beautiful irrespective of the seasons.
When to visit?
This tropical hill station is a year-round tourist destination, with mild summer, cool winter and lush green monsoon.
Monsoon starts from June and extends to September. This time of the year, Amboli becomes most lively and lush green. The seasonal streams and waterfalls emerge into full form and strength attracting both local and international tourists. The winter begins by December and extends to February when the temperature can drop down to 10-degrees Celsius. Summer here is mild compared to other tropical regions, as the place is in higher altitudes. March to May is the least preferred time of the year as the greenery becomes minimal. The temperature can range from 22 to 40 degrees.
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Drink & Dine...
The cuisine in Amboli is more leaning to the Malvan style and the Konkan influence from Goa. The dishes are predominantly non-vegetarian, but vegetarian delicacies are also present. Konkani fish curries, Amboli Biriyani, Kokum fruit juice are some of the local delicacies worth trying. Dishes rich with coconut milk are also part of their cuisine.
Day 1: Reach by early morning and visit Amboli Falls and head to Shirgaonkar Point
Day 2: There are few trekking spots in Amboli, head to one.