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Join us on a thrilling 4-day adventure as we explore the lush and verdant Amboli Ghats this monsoon. This region is known for its abundant rainfall, which transforms the landscape into a wonderland of misty forests, gushing waterfalls, and swollen rivers. With our expert guides, we’ll embark on an exciting journey through this breathtaking terrain, hiking along scenic trails and marveling at the stunning natural beauty that surrounds us.
As we traverse through the Western Ghats, we’ll witness the monsoon in all its glory – from the gentle patter of raindrops to the thundering roar of waterfalls.
On the final day of our trip, we’ll head to the tropical coast and soak up some sun. We’ll relax on sandy beaches, swim in the warm waters of the Arabian Sea, and indulge in some delicious seafood.
Throughout our journey, we’ll stay in comfortable accommodations and savor delicious local cuisine. With KTC, you’ll experience the monsoon season like never before – a wet and wild adventure that you’ll never forget!
Board an overnight train till Sawantwadi [Book in advance, tickets run out]
If train is not available, there are multiple luxury buses running daily from Mumbai/Pune.
Situated atop a Hillock Amboli Hill Resort is a cozy stay. The stay is surrounded by stunning forest view on all sides. You can witness some of the most beautiful sunrises here. Amboli with its altitude of 2264 Ft is the last hillstation before the coastal highlands of Konkan.
+ Pick-up & Road Trip in the Ghats
+ Pitstop at the Famed Amboli Waterfalls! Amidst the Amboli ghat & overlooking the Valley, amboli waterfall is everyone's go-to falls.
+ Check-in & Freshen-up at the Stay
+ Authentic Malvani Lunch at Homestay
+ Explore by the Stay. Sunset Point in the Ghats.
+🐾 Herping Night Trail: The bio-diverse forests of Amboli come alive at night where a magical macro world unfolds. Spot, experience and photograph the macro-wildlife like the Malabar Dancing Frog, Malabar Pit Viper- in a thrilling night trail.
+ Dinner at Homestay
Amboli is one of the wettest places in India. Get ready to be drenched often!
+ Tea-Breakfast at Stay
+ Reverse Waterfall Trail: Reverse waterfall is a spectacular occurrence that may be seen at 'The Valley of 7 Hills', the Valley of Seven Hills, during the monsoon season. The water flow in the valley is caused to ascend into the sky by the pouring wind!
+ Authentic Malvani Lunch at Homestay
+ Baba Cave Waterfall Trail: A series of Waterfalls leading up to the final Baba Waterfall is a wonderful joyride. Situated alongside a cave you also get mesmerizing views of the mountains!
+ Malvani Dinner at Stay
The tropical beachside hits different after spending 2 days in the Hills. It is now time to experience the warmth of beachside hospitality and tune into the local life by the shore!
+ Tea-Breakfast at Homestay
+ Hiranyakeshi River Origin Cave Temple Visit
+ Road-Trip to the Beachside Homestay
+ Explore the Beach near Homestay at your leisure. The extensive beach is a great chilling spot.
+ Authentic Malvani Fish/Veg Lunch at Stay
+ Kondura Waterfall & Hidden Beach Trail: Experience the tropical waterfall in the jungle. Sunset at the picturesque Kondura Beach. A seasonal brook meets the ocean at this beach- surrounded by huge coco trees and mountain slopes on either side, Kondura Beach is a hidden paradise!
+ Authentic Malvani Dinner at the Stay
Experience living like a local at the coastal hamlet of Mochemad. We promise scrumptious Malvani food and heartwarming hospitality here!
+ Traditional Ghavane-Chutney for Breakfast
+ Dive into the bustling monsoon markets to pick up seasonal/regional goodies for your way back home. KTC team will help you buy right!
+ Arrive at Mochemad Eco-Village to find the true essence of Village lifestyle and Hospitality. Live like a Villager amongst Villagers. Don't miss interacting with the farmers and fisher folk while you're out exploring..
+ Try your hand at Fishing and Crab Catching in the Backwater delta of Mochemad Mangroves
+ Based on availability, lets either go on a Backwater Forest & swimming Trail or forage Wild Vegetables or experience 'Bhat Lavni'~ Some call it Mud Festival where the farmer transplants the paddy shoots in a freshly ploughed & muddied field. A truly grounding experience cherished by many! [Bhat Lavni is season specific]
+ Authentic Malvani Traditional Fish/Veg Lunch at Homestay
+ Relax at the Homestay
+ Departure: Drop back at the Station/Highway (with a truckload of memories..😉)
Night Jungle Safari: ₹ 3500/Group [Spotting Mammals]
Please get in touch if you wish to upgrade stays [Before the trip begins]
1. Please confirm bookings in advance to prevent loss of stays. Especially in rush months between Nov to Mar.
2. Please carry water bottles and avoid buying packaged water if possible.
3. Do not consume intoxicating substances in the Village area and public places.
4. Please let us know if you wish to increase the budget or do cost-cutting. Your budget affects stays and activities involved. KTC convenience charge remains the same irrespective of the budget.
Network may not be available at a few offbeat places- we recommend a complete detox from gadgets. If network is a must, please let us know.
Please go through the traveler responsibilities mentioned in the ‘Travelers Handbook‘ link.
We specialize in designing private trips and getaways. You could experience the best of what KTC has to offer by customizing a trip with us. With our wide range of catalogue of experiences and stays in offbeat Konkan~ we ensure you a more fulfilled experience.
Start by filling the customization form below!Customize
At KTC- we design tours, excursions, and camps in Konkan. Our catalog is continually being upgraded to include all range of stays and unique experiences in the region.
Our tours adapt to include the seasonal variety that each season has to offer. We pride upon the authentic Malvani cuisine, local hospitality, the comfort of homestays in our curated unique itineraries. We are a tourism company, but we are also more, as we are working to build a community whose connections exceed far beyond travel.
We mostly travel in our free time but with the kind of experiences we offer and to truly experience the beauty of Konkan, we would recommend freeing your time to travel with us. We offer weekend getaways as well as curated long tours.
Pre-designed tours are released but we primarily engage in private tours for groups. The best way to travel with us is to curate a trip for your group. Currently, all our experiences are available at throwaway prices for a time now.
You could join pre-designed tours from our catalog.
Squeezed in the lap of the Western Ghats and the Arabian sea, every season in Konkan has something unique to offer. Summer is for exploring hidden beaches, water sporting, scuba, scenic mangrove boat safaris, fort trails, wild fruit trails, and more. Winter is for everything summer, plus a major mood for camps and a season of Jatras in Konkan. You get to witness the traditional Dashavtar live theatre in a Jatra. Monsoon is very underrated here. You could witness some of the best treks and waterfall trails in the monsoon. The Malvani cuisine also changes to adapt to seasonal variety and even the beaches hit different every season.
To make all the arrangements, we recommend a confirmation at least a week before travel.
Note that, in the tourism rush months of November, December, January, March, and April- stays may run out, and hence we need to plan the trip months earlier.