Amba.....The famous root during Shivaji Maharaj's times acting as bridge between kokan & kolhapur.
The location Amba Ghat is quite well known for its beautiful natural surrounding and pleasant cool weather. This is the reason large number of national and international tourists are visiting this tourist centre almost in every season. Its height from sea level is 3100 ft.It is located on Kolhapur-Ratnagiri national highway (NH-204) and this is the highest spot in Kolhapur district.
Region beyond this is Konkan. In April and May daytime temperature of this area is 24 to28 c. while at night it 16 to 18c. There are a considerable number of places worth visiting and tourists feel a special pleasure of plucking and eating fruits like java plums or rose-apples.