Amba Ghat

Coordinates: 17°00′02″N 73°46′38″E / 17.0006888°N 73.7772247°E / 17.0006888; 73.7772247

Amba Ghat
A stream near Amba hamlet, close to the pass
Location Maharashtra, India
Range Sahyadri

Amba Ghat [ˈɒːmbə gæt] is a mountain pass on Ratnagiri-Kolhapur road (NH 204) in Maharashtra, India, at a height of 2000 ft above sea-level,[1] This ghat lies in the Sahyadri mountain ranges (Western Ghats) and has picturesque mountain-scapes and a pleasant climate. It is situated near Shahuwadi, Kolhapur district,[2] and has nearby interesting places are Pawankhind and Vishalgad fort (including Rehan Baba Dargah). It is a convenient weekend destination for Kolhapur tourists.

The area has also become a venue for paragliding sport.[3]


  1. Amba Ghat
  2. "Pray for more dhoop, this Diwali". The Times of India. Oct 19, 2009.
  3. "20 armymen to paraglide from Kamshet to Ratnagiri". The Times of India. Nov 10, 2009.
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