Nivali in Maharashtra is home to the Chandoli National park. Located in Ratnagiri district, it is a part of the Konkan division. Some of the offbeat attractions nearby include Ganpati Pule (56 km) and Jaigad (69 km). It is a picturesque village with beautiful dams and temples. The best time to visit this place is during the monsoon.
Places to Stay
In terms of accommodation, Nivali does not have much to offer its tourists. Ratnagiri, which is located 59 km from here, has a number of options to choose from, including Landmark Resort (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Sagar Hill Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000,) and Pears beach Resort (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
Marathi and Hindi are commonly spoken in the area.
The most important festivals celebrated in this town are Holi and Gudi Padwa in March-April, Ganesh Chaturthi in September, Dushera in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Some of the major attractions of the area include Umare Dam (15 km), Sangameshwar (15 km), Karneshwar Temple (15 km), and Tural (31 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport from here is the Kolhapur Airport, which is 135 km from here.
Sangameshwar Railway Station (18 km away) is the nearest one from the town. However, Ratnagiri Railway Station, which is located 56 km away, is the major railhead connecting the town to other cities.
Buses are available from Ratnagiri and Kolhapur. Manish Konduskar Travels, Lambodar Tours and Travels, Shree Kalbhairav Travels are some of the top operators plying their buses in the region. If you book a bus ticket online you can get rid of the trouble of standing in queues.