Amboli is a small hill station near Sawantwadi nestled in the middle of Western Ghats. It is known for its extraordinary diversity and is a paradise for Amphibian and Reptiles lovers. The monsoon season makes this a great place for herpetofauna watching.
Common sightings include reptiles such as Malabar Pit Viper, Green Vine Snake, Olive Forest Snake, Beddomes Keelback, Banded Racer, Shieldtails, White-banded Gecko, Bombay Leaf-toed Gecko and Amphibians such as Malabar Gliding Frog, Amboli Bush Frog, Wrinkled Frog, Tiger Toad (Endemic to Amboli and Critically Endangered), Beddomes Leaping Frog, Cricket Frogs, Fungoid Frog and Caecilians.
Day 1 Arrival at Amboli by afternoon. Post lunch trail around the campsite. Dinner.
Day 2 Breakfast. The trail to Mahadev Gad. Lunch. Trails to Hiranyakeshi & Choukul Road. Dinner.
Day 3 Breakfast. The trail to Choukul Sada. Lunch. Depart for Mumbai.
Rs 9500 per person
All meals at Amboli and accommodation on twin sharing for 2 nights & 3 days. Entry fees and Naturalist charges.
Transportation from Mumbai to Amboli and back. Any personal order/expenses of participants and anything not included above.
Things to be carried
Water (at least 2 liters), torch with extra batteries, towel, napkin, extra set of clothes, good trekking shoes, personal medicines, raincoat, camera (optional)