Amboli Hill Station
Amboli Hill Station:
Amboli, Tal. Sawantwadi, Dist. Sindhudurg is connected by direct ST buses from Sawantwadi and Sawantwadi are well connected by direct ST buses from Mumbai, Goa, Pune ,Kolhapur and Belguam. It is favorite tourist destination in monsoon season . Lot of bio-diversity found at amboli forest . Also waterfalls is main attraction in amboli. Hiranyakeshi is one of the tourist spot near Amboli.
Locating at the Sahyadri Mountains at an altitude of 690m above the sea level, Sawantwadi hill station offers hours of fun to visitors. This hill station is in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. Hiranya Keshi Nagarta Falls and Narayangad are the major attractions for picnicking at Sawantwadi. The palace of Maharaja of Sawantwadi is still in a good condition, and it is worth visiting. Laquerware, wooden toys, and artificial fruit making are the items, which are in demand.
Dodamarg :- a sight full of Nature’s Bounty
Kasainath Hill Station
Dodamarg , a taluka place at Southern end of Sindhudurg District, has beautiful rural surroundings significant from tourism point of view. No sooner has it been famous as a tourist centre than it is widely known for the advent of wild elephants entering there from the forests on the southern Karnataka. There are many attractive view points like Unneyi Bandharam, inter-state project of Tilari Dam, Rock Garden, the fort of Pargad & Hunumant Gad, Tervan Medhe, Kasainath Hill, Devotional Places of faith like Nagnath Temple and so an. The whole vicinity of Dodamarg is full of Neture’s bounty, sp as to attract more and more tourists day by day.
The well-know inter State Dam Project taken up under the common auspices of Irrigation Dept. of Goa & Maharashtra State Govt. The Dam is constructed on Tilari river in Dodamarg Taluka. The large lake or reservoir formed by the Tilari Dam is sight of charm and enchantment for viewers. Now-a-days, a number of wild elephants take shelter in the surroundings of Tilari. Therefore it is considered as a Sanctuary of elephants. The Dam and the lake at the distance of 45km from Goa State, attract more and more tourists as well as observers.
TILARI ROCK GARDEN
Beside the Inter-State Irrigation Dam Project at Tilari, an attractive and well equipped Rock Garden is created especially for the tourists longing to enjoy the alluring, panaromical view of the green foliage of the forest around.