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Mumbai is surrounded by some wonderful offbeat destinations which are perfect for rejuvenating getaways. These holiday spots are ideal for those looking for a break from urban pollution and hectic routine to spend some time amidst nature. One such offbeat getaway from Mumbai is the amazing Amba Ghat. Located on the Ratnagiri-Kolhapur road, this lovely mountain pass provides breathtaking views of the lush green Western Sahyadris. It is also growing in popularity as a paragliding spot and has other attractions nearby like the wonderful Vishalgad fort. Here are all the details on how to reach Amba Ghat by road, train and flight. Also Read - Maharashtra 'Expecting a Third COVID Wave Soon': Cabinet Minister Aaditya Thackeray
How to reach Amba Ghat by road
Amba Ghat is located in the Kolhapur district at a distance of 386 km from Mumbai. It falls on the well-traversed Ratnagiri-Kolhapur route and is easy to reach by road. The drive from Mumbai will take around 7 hours and you will pass through some very scenic places on the way. Heres the route: Also Read - Maharashtra Logs Highest Single-day COVID Count With 67,000 Fresh Infections | Top Developments
How to reach Amba Ghat by train
The nearest railhead from Amba Ghat is Sangameshwar which is around 50 km away. You can take a train from Mumbai, Pune or any other railway station on the route to get to Sangameshwar and then take a bus or private vehicle to reach Amba Ghat.
How to reach Amba Ghat by flight
The nearest international airport to reach Amba Ghat is Pune airport which is at a distance of 260 km and takes around 5 hours 15 minutes to cover by road. The nearest domestic airport is Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak Ratnagiri airport which is located at a distance of 75 km and takes around 1 hour and 45 minutes to cover by road.
So, for your next offbeat getaway, consider the majestic Amba Ghat in Kolhapur. You won’t regret it.