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Matheran India Family Holidays 

 

Matheran Family Holidays: Overview

If you were planning fun filled holiday trip with your family then it is best to visit Matheran for free relaxation beneath enchanting places. Matheran is an amazing destination where you can enjoy holiday with your family and give them great happiness and it has lush green beauty with serene environment and amazing ambiance makes it a perfect place to explore the natural beauty. Holidaytravel.co provides you a chance to visit and explore your holiday with us under several facilities and good accommodation. In this package you will cover all the famous places of Matheran which includes Louisa Point, Morbe Dam and much more tourist attraction which is mentioned in the itinerary. Package is well designed for family by providing several necessary facilities

 

What is unique in Matheran India Family Holidays and why? Matheran is a splendid hill destination, this cool friendly hill station is sit at the ranges of the Sahyadri Mountains. The vehicles are banned from entering the hill station limits. Matheran is endowed with 38 peak points’ fornature lovers and adventure seekers. The name Matheran implies 'Jungle Head', or 'Forest on Top.   Matheran India Family Holidays is planned specially for you to include some enjoyment in your holidays with family. In this package you will experience famous and viral activities of Matheran which are Trekking, Horse Riding, Nature walk, Enjoyment through Toy Train.

 

What is unique in Matheran India Family Holidays and why?

Matheran is a splendid hill destination, this cool friendly hill station is sit at the ranges of the Sahyadri Mountains. The vehicles are banned from entering the hill station limits. Matheran is endowed with 38 peak points’ fornature lovers and adventure seekers. The name Matheran implies 'Jungle Head', or 'Forest on Top. 

Matheran India Family Holidays is planned specially for you to include some enjoyment in your holidays with family. In this package you will experience famous and viral activities of Matheran which are Trekking, Horse Riding, Nature walk, Enjoyment through Toy Train.

 

Package Highlights

  • Attractive tourist places: Louisa Point, Morbe Dam

  • Spectacular view of Rambagh Point

  • Charming and suited tourist attraction at Monkey Point

  • Wondering scenic beauty with polluted free environment

  • Exotic views of Matheran

  • Famous dishes with great taste

  • Well mentioned Restaurants


Matheran India Family Holidays - Rates & Dates


Note: Rate can be applied for Couple + 1 Child

 

Matheran Family Holidays: Hotels

Standard Hotel: Hotel Paramount, 2 Star: TA Rank (3.5/5) - Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Horseland Hotel and Mountain Spa, 3 Star Matheran: TA Rank (3.5/5) – Certificate of Excellance

 

Package Inclusion

  • 03 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • 03 Day sightseeing of Matheran

  • Pick up Drop by Ac vehicle from Mumbai/ Pune

  • Parking, Toll tax and Driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Personal Expense

  • Any airfare, Busfare or railway fare

  • Toy Train/ Handcart Charges

  • Gst Tax


Matheran India Family Holidays - Itinerary

After arrival at Mumbai/ Pune airport or railway station and you will proceed to Matheran which is 80 km from Mumbai / 124 km from Pune. Upon arrival Dasturi Naka you will take a toy train from Neral and visit Matheran, after reach check in to hotel and rest for some hour. By the evening you will visit Mahadev Mandir and Charlotte Lake. Later come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Matheran.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at same hotel

After breakfast you start from day by visit such famous sightseeing of Matheran through toy train/ Handcart which includes Alexander Point, Rambagh Point and Morbe dam Panorama Point, Money Point and Mount Barry. After sightseeing come back to hotel and you will have lunch at same hotel evening. Overnight stay with dinner at Matheran hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at same hotel

After breakfast you will enjoy your day by indulging in Nature walk, Trekking at one day hill point and perform various activity like Horse riding, Paragliding, Valley Crossing etc on direct payment basis or you may have full day free at your leisure. Overnight stay with dinner at Matheran hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at same hotel

After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Mumbai/ Pune airport. Upon arrival you will drop to Mumbai/ pune airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory.

Meals: Breakfast



Pune to Matheran distance

Matheran is situated at a distance of 125 km from Pune which is well connected to Pune by road and take 2 hours to reach Matheran. One must note that you cannot drive all the way to the top of Matheran Hills. You will have to park your vehicles at Dasturi Car Parking Point. From here, you can walk to Aman Lodge station and hop onto the toy train.

 

Pune to Matheran cab

Matheran is a small town in the district of Raigad in Maharashtra. At 2625 feet above sea level, this hill station has a pleasant climate and attracts many travellers from nearby cities. By choosing Cab one can experience the scenic drive through the mist covered hills.  You can now book your Pune to Matheran cabs in the easiest way and it charges became Rs. 3000/- round trip.

 

Matheran Attractions

Charlotte Lake: Charlotte Lake is a popular picnic spot, which is also referred as Sharlott Lake. The water body is the primary source of drinking water in the Matheran town and adjacent region Louisa Point and Echo Point are placed close to the water body. These sites with beautiful sceneries and greeneries are frequented by tourists. Moreover, the site provides shelter to contrasting species of birds.

 

Rambaug Point: Rambaug point offers the best view of the eastern hills from Matheran. Located between the Alexander point and the Little chowk point Rambaug point falls on the way to one tree hill from bazar peth.  atheran, which has the designation of being the smallest hill station in India, is situated in the Western Ghats at an average altitude of 800 m above sea level

 

Paymasters Park: Paymaster Park is one of the historic parks, which is popular for contrasting varieties of flowers. Beautifully arranged benches along with figurines of Malet, Lt. Col. Paymaster and S. L. Panday grab attention of the tourists. Nice gazebo with a well maintained garden.

 

Panorama Point: Panorama poit offers picturesque views of the the Western ghats and lush plains dotted with villages far below. Panorama point is amongst the most popular and most visited viewpoints in Matheran. It offers beautiful views of Prabal fort in the backdrop of lush green forests and distant views of Hart point, Porcupine point and Monkey point

 

Rambagh Point: Rambaug point offers the best view of the eastern hills from Matheran. Located between the Alexander point and the Little chowk point Rambaug point falls on the way to one tree hill from bazar peth.  atheran, which has the designation of being the smallest hill station in India, is situated in the Western Ghats at an average altitude of 800 m above sea level.

 

Echo Point: Echo point is the place where one can hear the echos of the scream and yells from the mountains.

 

  Pune to Matheran distance Matheran is situated at a distance of 125 km from Pune which is well connected to Pune by road and take 2 hours to reach Matheran. One must note that you cannot drive all the way to the top of Matheran Hills. You will have to park your vehicles at Dasturi Car Parking Point. From here, you can walk to Aman Lodge station and hop onto the toy train.   Pune to Matheran cab Matheran is a small town in the district of Raigad in Maharashtra. At 2625 feet above sea level, this hill station has a pleasant climate and attracts many travellers from nearby cities. By choosing Cab one can experience the scenic drive through the mist covered hills.  You can now book your Pune to Matheran cabs in the easiest way and it charges became Rs. 3000/- round trip.   Matheran Attractions Charlotte Lake: Charlotte Lake is a popular picnic spot, which is also referred as Sharlott Lake. The water body is the primary source of drinking water in the Matheran town and adjacent region Louisa Point and Echo Point are placed close to the water body. These sites with beautiful sceneries and greeneries are frequented by tourists. Moreover, the site provides shelter to contrasting species of birds.  Rambaug Point: Rambaug point offers the best view of the eastern hills from Matheran. Located between the Alexander point and the Little chowk point Rambaug point falls on the way to one tree hill from bazar peth.  atheran, which has the designation of being the smallest hill station in India, is situated in the Western Ghats at an average altitude of 800 m above sea level  Paymasters Park: Paymaster Park is one of the historic parks, which is popular for contrasting varieties of flowers. Beautifully arranged benches along with figurines of Malet, Lt. Col. Paymaster and S. L. Panday grab attention of the tourists. Nice gazebo with a well maintained garden.  Panorama Point: Panorama poit offers picturesque views of the the Western ghats and lush plains dotted with villages far below. Panorama point is amongst the most popular and most visited viewpoints in Matheran. It offers beautiful views of Prabal fort in the backdrop of lush green forests and distant views of Hart point, Porcupine point and Monkey point  Rambagh Point: Rambaug point offers the best view of the eastern hills from Matheran. Located between the Alexander point and the Little chowk point Rambaug point falls on the way to one tree hill from bazar peth.  atheran, which has the designation of being the smallest hill station in India, is situated in the Western Ghats at an average altitude of 800 m above sea level.  Echo Point: Echo point is the place where one can hear the echos of the scream and yells from the mountains.  Things to do with Family Horse Riding: Horse riding is the pass time and a mode of transport in Matheran.  The horse riding is considered as an adventure by the tourists visiting Matheran. First time riders and kids prefer ones that are shorter and often resemble mules.  Hand Cart Riding: A cart is a vehicle designed for transport, using two wheels and normally pulled by one or a pair of draught animals. A handcart is pulled or pushed by one or more people. It is different from dray or wagon, which is a heavy transport vehicle with four wheels and typically two or more horses, or a carriage, which is used exclusively for transporting humans. You may easily reach famous attractions of Matheran through Horse hand cart and it charge Rs. 50/- per person. Enjoyment in Toy Train journey: The toy train lumbers up from Neral for 20km over two hours, its bogies jangling in a merry chug-chug as mountain panoramas and valleys unfold between quaint stations and quirky tunnels.  The railroad zig-zags around a scenic route that is best experienced post the monsoons, when trees are washed clean and the mountains are green.  Monkey Point:  Monkey Point is located within 3 km from post office and named as Monkey for sightings of monkey at this place. If one makes a noise or sound facing Hart Cliff. 3 Monkey Point is named because of the natural formation in the rocks that look like the outline of Gandhiji’s three wise monkeys. You can also enjoy jungle trek on the way to the monkey point.  Basic Rock Climbing: Rock climbing is an essential skill required for serious trekking, be it Himalayan or Sahyadri. Himalayan big wall climbing is probably unrivalled in terms of the perseverance and determination required to scale them. Sahyadri is another beast with the most famous rock climbing opportunities in one tree hill point of Matheran  Chota Bhim: A lovely white pony with brown geometric shapes on its forehead — is popular among children. It earns Rs. 1,500 a day by offering a ride to children. There are 94 hand-pulled rickshaws to pull tourists up to this magnificent plateau.  Toy Train in Matheran It’s astonishing to travel by Toy train from Neral to Matheran a hill station in Raigad district in Maharashtra (India). Toy Trains journey takes around 281 thriller zigzag turns (ghat) from Neral to Matheran hill top. The Matheran Railway is a small line of 2 ft. gauge constructed in the year 1907 and being rewarded World Heritage in by UNESCO. It’s mode of transport to reach the plateau top in the near vicinity of the city of Mumbai. This railway is known as matheran toy train. Later the special Toy Train has honored by the name “PhulRani”.   Neral to Matheran toy train booking There are number of Trains available to reach Matheran from Neral. The journey begins from Neral Ghats, taking 281 thrilling turns to Matheran cliff tops.  Such Trains schedule is given below, If you want to book your seat then contact us.  Train Number	Neral	Aman Lodge	Matheran	Details 52111	6:40 am	8:24 am	8:40 am	Regular 52101	7:30 am	9:12 am	9:29 am	Regular 52103	9:00 am	10:46 am	11:00 am	Regular 52105	10:30 am	12:11 pm	12:25 pm	Regular 52107	12:00 noon	1:46 pm	2:00 pm	Only on Saturdays & Sundays 52109  5:05pm	           6:46 pm7:00 pm	  Regular   How to reach Matheran from Mumbai By Bus: Mumbai to Matheran is about at a distance of 80 km from each other. You can take Taxi or Cab to reach easily Matheran from Mumbai.  By Train: you can reach Neral from Mumbai which is at a distance of 75 km. The railway station is well connected from all major cities and towns so people can reach this railway station easily. Then there is a 2 ft narrow gauge railway, which links Neral to Matheran.   Mumbai to Matheran train If you want to visit Matheran from Mumbai then you can get train Mumbai to Neral. Neral is nearest railway station of Matheran at a distance of 20 km from Matheran.  There are some trains schedule is given below for your convenience.  Train Time table from Mumbai to Neral 96101	CSTM KJT LOCAL	CSTM	Dep 00.30	NRL	Arrival 02.30	 96003	CSTM KHPI LOCAL	CSTM	Dep 04.24	NRL	Arrival 06.25 96107	CSTM KJT LOCAL	CSTM	Dep 04.48	NRL	Arrival 06.49   Best time to visit Matheran Maharashtra The best time to visit Matheran is from October to May when the weather is pleasant enough to enjoy sightseeing and explore outdoors. In Matheran there is less humid climate throughout the year, so you can reach anytime.   Matheran Trek Matheran is a pure treat. There are multiple trekking routes to Matheran, the most famous being the one through the Garbert Plateau. The journey starts from Bhivpuri station and the climb is particularly special in the rainy season as there are many rivulets and streams that criss cross the expedition. Trek to Chanderi Caves in Matheran, Chanderi, a grand mountain ranges extend to a sprawling height of around 800m and are located on the way from Badlapur to Karjat. Embark on this amazing Chanderi caves trekking experience with friends and family like never before.  Matheran Climate Matheran lies in an elevated region, enjoys a cooler and less humid climate which makes it popular during the summer months. Temperatures range from 32 °C (90 °F) to 16 °C (61 °F). It has an average elevation of 800 metres (2,625 feet).   Matheran Entry fee There is a entry fee (of Rs 50 for adult visitors and Rs.25 for children) to Matheran.

 

Things to do with Family

Horse Riding: Horse riding is the pass time and a mode of transport in Matheran.  The horse riding is considered as an adventure by the tourists visiting Matheran. First time riders and kids prefer ones that are shorter and often resemble mules.

 

Hand Cart Riding: A cart is a vehicle designed for transport, using two wheels and normally pulled by one or a pair of draught animals. A handcart is pulled or pushed by one or more people. It is different from dray or wagon, which is a heavy transport vehicle with four wheels and typically two or more horses, or a carriage, which is used exclusively for transporting humans. You may easily reach famous attractions of Matheran through Horse hand cart and it charge Rs. 50/- per person.

 

Enjoyment in Toy Train journey: The toy train lumbers up from Neral for 20km over two hours, its bogies jangling in a merry chug-chug as mountain panoramas and valleys unfold between quaint stations and quirky tunnels.  The railroad zig-zags around a scenic route that is best experienced post the monsoons, when trees are washed clean and the mountains are green.

 

Monkey Point:  Monkey Point is located within 3 km from post office and named as Monkey for sightings of monkey at this place. If one makes a noise or sound facing Hart Cliff. 3 Monkey Point is named because of the natural formation in the rocks that look like the outline of Gandhiji’s three wise monkeys. You can also enjoy jungle trek on the way to the monkey point.

 

Basic Rock Climbing: Rock climbing is an essential skill required for serious trekking, be it Himalayan or Sahyadri. Himalayan big wall climbing is probably unrivalled in terms of the perseverance and determination required to scale them. Sahyadri is another beast with the most famous rock climbing opportunities in one tree hill point of Matheran

 

Basic Rock Climbing

 

Chota Bhim: A lovely white pony with brown geometric shapes on its forehead — is popular among children. It earns Rs. 1,500 a day by offering a ride to children. There are 94 hand-pulled rickshaws to pull tourists up to this magnificent plateau.

 

Toy Train in Matheran

It’s astonishing to travel by Toy train from Neral to Matheran a hill station in Raigad district in Maharashtra (India). Toy Trains journey takes around 281 thriller zigzag turns (ghat) from Neral to Matheran hill top. The Matheran Railway is a small line of 2 ft. gauge constructed in the year 1907 and being rewarded World Heritage in by UNESCO. It’s mode of transport to reach the plateau top in the near vicinity of the city of Mumbai. This railway is known as matheran toy train. Later the special Toy Train has honored by the name “PhulRani”.

 

Neral to Matheran toy train booking

There are number of Trains available to reach Matheran from Neral. The journey begins from Neral Ghats, taking 281 thrilling turns to Matheran cliff tops.  Such Trains schedule is given below, If you want to book your seat then contact us.

Train Number    Neral     Aman Lodge       Matheran            Details

52111    6:40 am                8:24 am                8:40 am                Regular

52101    7:30 am                9:12 am                9:29 am                Regular

52103    9:00 am                10:46 am              11:00 am              Regular

52105    10:30 am              12:11 pm              12:25 pm              Regular

52107    12:00 noon          1:46 pm                2:00 pm                Only on Saturdays & Sundays

52109  5:05pm              6:46 pm7:00 pm       Regular

 

How to Reach Matheran from Mumbai

By Bus: Mumbai to Matheran is about at a distance of 80 km from each other. You can take Taxi or Cab to reach easily Matheran from Mumbai.

By Train: you can reach Neral from Mumbai which is at a distance of 75 km. The railway station is well connected from all major cities and towns so people can reach this railway station easily. Then there is a 2 ft narrow gauge railway, which links Neral to Matheran.

 

Mumbai to Matheran train

If you want to visit Matheran from Mumbai then you can get train Mumbai to Neral. Neral is nearest railway station of Matheran at a distance of 20 km from Matheran.  There are some trains schedule is given below for your convenience.

Train Time table from Mumbai to Neral

96101    CSTM KJT LOCAL               CSTM    Dep 00.30            NRL        Arrival 02.30      

96003    CSTM KHPI LOCAL            CSTM    Dep 04.24            NRL        Arrival 06.25

96107    CSTM KJT LOCAL               CSTM    Dep 04.48            NRL        Arrival 06.49

 

Best time to visit Matheran Maharashtra

The best time to visit Matheran is from October to May when the weather is pleasant enough to enjoy sightseeing and explore outdoors. In Matheran there is less humid climate throughout the year, so you can reach anytime.

 

Matheran Trek

Matheran is a pure treat. There are multiple trekking routes to Matheran, the most famous being the one through the Garbert Plateau. The journey starts from Bhivpuri station and the climb is particularly special in the rainy season as there are many rivulets and streams that criss cross the expedition. Trek to Chanderi Caves in Matheran, Chanderi, a grand mountain ranges extend to a sprawling height of around 800m and are located on the way from Badlapur to Karjat. Embark on this amazing Chanderi caves trekking experience with friends and family like never before.

 

Matheran Climate

Matheran lies in an elevated region, enjoys a cooler and less humid climate which makes it popular during the summer months. Temperatures range from 32 °C (90 °F) to 16 °C (61 °F). It has an average elevation of 800 metres (2,625 feet).

 

Matheran Entry fee

There is a entry fee (of Rs 50 for adult visitors and Rs.25 for children) to Matheran. 

 

How to Reach Matheran

By Flight: Mumbai airport is the nearest airport to Matheran, located at a distance of 80 km. It is easily to travel Matheran from Mumbai. Mumbai is linked with various metro cities

By bus: You can reach Matheran from Mumbai by taking car or Bus Daily service. This mode is ideal for group travel or for families with senior citizens and kids.

By Train: The nearest broad gauge railway station near Matheran is located at a distance of 20 km and the name of the railway station is Neral.  The Matheran Hill Railway was built in 1907 by Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy and covers a distance of 20 km, over some beautiful forest territory.

 

Best Restaurants for Family

There are many restauranet in Matheran where you enjoy lunch but this mention restaurant is most famous and well viosited place and it have comfort arrangement for family. Such Restaurant are mention below

Shabbir's Biryani House: TA Rank (4.0/5): Famous for Non veg Items and Biryani

Ketkar's Restaurant: TA Rank(3.5/5): Famous for Vada Pav

Hotel Panorama Restaurant: TA Rank (3.5/5): Famous for Gujrati food with great taste

Kokan Katta Restaurant: TA Rank (4.5/5): Famous for Fish fry

 

Things to take with you on a tour with your Family

When you were going out from your home to spend holydays along with family then you have to carry such important things with you which are mentioned below

  • Proper clothes of Child

  • Medicine

  • Necessary food items when you were travelling with child

 

Famous food to eat in Matheran

 Chikki: If there is one thing that Matheran is famous for- it has to be Chikkis. These are a ready to eat sweet snacks made from nuts, sesame seeds and jaggery (somewhat like granola bars and brittles) these are great for killing hunger pangs when there are no restaurants nearby. So make sure you are carrying a good stock of these nutty delights

 

Vada Pav: This is a trademark Maharashtrian street fare and hugely popular all over India. Vada Pav is basically a deep fried potato fritter (batata vada) put in a bun (pav).

 

Pav Bhaji: Pav Bhaji consists of a buttered pav (bun bread) eaten with a bhaji (mashed mixed vegetable dish). Originated as a dish for the mill workers made from the leftover food from other dishes

 

Pav Bhaji

 

Bharli Vangi: Bharli Vangi is to Maharashtra, as Alu Posto is to Bengal, or as Mirchi ka Saalan is to Andhra PradeshIn this recipe, baby brinjals are stuffed with a coconut, sesame and peanut mixture, and then fried a bit, followed by dropping them in a thick, spicy curry. It tastes as great as it looks and goes best with Poli, Bhakri (flat bread) or rice.

Note: Rate can be applied for Couple + 1 Child

 

Matheran Family Holidays: Hotels

Standard Hotel: Hotel Paramount, 2 Star: TA Rank (3.5/5) - Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Horseland Hotel and Mountain Spa, 3 Star Matheran: TA Rank (3.5/5) – Certificate of Excellance

 

Package Inclusion

  • 03 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • 03 Day sightseeing of Matheran

  • Pick up Drop by Ac vehicle from Mumbai/ Pune

  • Parking, Toll tax and Driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Personal Expense

  • Any airfare, Busfare or railway fare

  • Toy Train/ Handcart Charges

  • Gst Tax

Matheran India Family Holidays - Itinerary

After arrival at Mumbai/ Pune airport or railway station and you will proceed to Matheran which is 80 km from Mumbai / 124 km from Pune. Upon arrival Dasturi Naka you will take a toy train from Neral and visit Matheran, after reach check in to hotel and rest for some hour. By the evening you will visit Mahadev Mandir and Charlotte Lake. Later come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Matheran.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at same hotel

After breakfast you start from day by visit such famous sightseeing of Matheran through toy train/ Handcart which includes Alexander Point, Rambagh Point and Morbe dam Panorama Point, Money Point and Mount Barry. After sightseeing come back to hotel and you will have lunch at same hotel evening. Overnight stay with dinner at Matheran hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at same hotel

After breakfast you will enjoy your day by indulging in Nature walk, Trekking at one day hill point and perform various activity like Horse riding, Paragliding, Valley Crossing etc on direct payment basis or you may have full day free at your leisure. Overnight stay with dinner at Matheran hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: Served at same hotel

After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to Mumbai/ Pune airport. Upon arrival you will drop to Mumbai/ pune airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory.

Meals: Breakfast

Matheran India Family Holidays - Rates & Dates

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