5 Beautiful Places To Visit In Western Ghats Of India
By: Pinki Thu, 06 June 2019 12:45 PM
Western Ghats is known as Great Escarpment of India and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, also called as Sahyadri in Maharashtra and one of the top 8 hottest hot-spots in the world. The ghats are known as biodiversity hotspot and famous for monsoon waterfalls, hill station,national parks, world heritage sites and unique flora and fauna.
* Agumbe Rainforest, Karnataka
Agumbe village is known as Cherrapunji of the South, associated with rainforest of Amazon and home to list of medicinal plants, trekking places, wildlife tourism and nature photography. Agumbe is famous for Sunset View Points, highest peaks,Kundadri and Kodachadri Hills, Barkana Falls and King Cobra, an endangered species.
* Amboli Hill Station, Maharashtra
Amboli hill station lies in the Sahayadri Hills of Maharashtra and recevies incredibly high rainfall with numerous waterfalls and mist scenic drive. Amboli Falls, Sunset Point, Hiranyakeshi Temple and Madhavgad Fort are most popular places to visit in Amboli.
* Jog Falls, Karnataka
Jog Falls by the Sharavathi river is second highest plunge waterfalls in India after the Nohkalikai Falls of Meghalaya. The nearest railway station is Shimoga also known as the gateway for the hilly region of the Western Ghats, surrounded by lush green paddy fields and arecanut.
* Dudhsagar Falls, Goa
Dudhsagar Falls is located deep inside the Mollem National Park in Western Ghats and amongst India’s tallest waterfalls. Castle Rock is the nearest rail station and part of the Madgaon Belagavi rail route, one can also trek from Kulem and reach at the bottom of the waterfall.
* Vajrai Waterfall, Maharashtra
Vajrai Waterfall is situated near the city of Satara in Maharashtra and one of the highest waterfall in India. Thoseghar is another famous scenic spot located near Satara city and host series of waterfalls like Thoseghar Waterfalls and a biodiversity hotspot known as Kaas plateau.