Amba Ghat

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

Amba Ghat
Stream MH Kolhapur.jpg
A stream near Amba hamlet, close to the pass
LocationMaharashtra, India

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. 19 October 2009.
  3. ^ "20 armymen to paraglide from Kamshet to Ratnagiri". The Times of India. 10 November 2009.