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Adventure Trekking in Matheran

 

Adventure Trekking in Matheran: Overview

Matheran is situated at a height of about 800 meters above sea level and is located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra state of the Western Ghats range.  Matheran is a paradise for all Mumbaikars who are in search of some peace, a pollution free environment and some good adventure. Matheran has 28 points and One Tree Hill is one of them. It’s the most preferred route by trekkers adventure lovers thousands of people to visit throughout the year. Matheran is a beautiful tourist destination that offers stunning views of the Sahayadri ranges, a bird's eye view of the lights of Mumbai and chilly nights. Matheran is pure treat there are multiple trekking routes to Matheran. Adventure trekking in Matheran starts from Mumbai and covering all the famous sightseeing and trekking part which is mentioned in the itinerary.

 

Adventure Trekking in Matheran: Highlights

  • Attractive tourist places: Louisa Point, Morbe Dam

  • Wondering scenic beauty with polluted free environment

  • Famous toy train in Matheran

  • Exotic views of Matheran

  • Wondering scenic beauty with polluted free environment

 

General Info

  • Area: Matheran, Maharashtra

  • Duration: 3 Days

  • Best Season: October - March

  • Difficulty Level: Easy

  • Height: 800 meters above sea level

  • Trekking time: 2 Hours

  • Total Trekking: 15 km

  • Starts from: Mumbai


Adventure Trekking in Matheran - Rates & Dates


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Adventure Trekking in Matheran: Inclusion

  • 02 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • 01 Day sightseeing of Matheran

  • 01 Day trekking at One day tree point

  • Private Ac vehicle for 03 days

  • 4.5% Gst tax

  • Parking, Toll tax and Driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Lunch

  • Personal expense

  • Any airfare, Busfare and Railway fare

 


Adventure Trekking in Matheran - Itinerary

After arrival at Mumbai airport or railway station and proceed to Matheran which is 80 km away from Mumbai. After reach check in to hotel and get ready to visit sightseeing of Matheran which includes Echo Point, Louisa Point and Charlotte Lake. After sightseeing you may have lunch in Mickey & Mooch Restaurant later you will visit some more famous places of Matheran which includes Panorama Point, Alexander Point and Morbe Dam. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Matheran hotel

Meals: Dinner

Lunch: You may have lunch at Mickey & Mooch Restaurant

After breakfast start your day by trekking in one tree hill point start your trek at 10:00 Am and reach one tree hill point at 12 noon. After reach at point experience the real beauty of nature and you may have your packed lunch which is with you during trekking. After enjoy trekking, return back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Matheran hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: you may have packed lunch with you

After breakfast you will proceed for Mumbai and drop to airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets ends with lots of memory

 



Pune to Matheran by car 

Matheran is situated at a distance of 125 km from Pune.  Matheran is well connected to Pune by road. The best way to reach Matheran from Pune is by road, a journey of about 2 hour by car or bus.  The parking entrance fees and daily parking fees need to be paid here. No vehicles are allowed beyond this point. Matheran distance is a 40-minute walk from Dasturi Car Park. Before you enter the limits of Matheran,  Matheran Municipal council charges a fees of Rs 25 per adult and Rs 10 for children.

 

Matheran trekking guide 

Matheran is situated at a height of 803 m above sea level. Since 1907, a narrow gauge railway line connects Matheran to Neral in the plains. Motor vehicles are completely banned in Matheran. There are a number of lookout points that provide spectacular views of the surrounding hills and valley. There are very famous point where you can trek and enjoy your trekking which Include One Tree Hill Point, Louisa Point and Alexander Point.

 

Bhivpuri Trek

Level: Difficulty

Bhivpuri is a town in Karjat Taluka near Mumbai, A temple of Sai Baba of Shirdi is located here. Numerous nearby waterfalls attract visitors on weekends. Bhivpuri Dam and a hydro-electricity generation plant of Tata Power are located nearby. Neral is the previous stop and Karjat is the next stop. There are some famous attarctive points where tourist visits for their adventural activity along with natural waterfall. 

A perfect Break from the city life in Mumbai is a day trip to Bhivpuri waterfall during the every season but specially in monsoon. The Journey takes around 1 Hour and 20 Minutes from dadar railway station.  From Bhivpuri road one can easily walk to the waterfall as opposed to getting off at Karjat from where tourists have around 2 km to reach waterfall.   Bhekare waterfall is a famous waterfall rappelling spot near Bhivpuri (Karjat). Rappelling or abseiling is an activity used to descend a mountain or a fall in a safe way. Waterfall rappelling is difficult than normal rappelling as the rock patches are slippery and falling water acts as addition obstruction.

 

Romantic weekend getaways from Pune

Maharashtra is very famous and most visited state in counting of every state. It is most popular and admist state where you can find plenty of places to visit and enjoy your expensive holiday vacation with your family or friends. It has varied Hill station to visit and explore the varied weekend getaways near Pune. We are suggesting some optional hill station for your weekend gateway near Pune which includes Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala/ Khandala, Alibaug, Matheran etc.

 

Fun places near Pune

Pune is one of those rare gem places in India, which offers a great diversity in art, culture and entertainment activities to all age groups, including childrenPune is one of those rare gem places in India, which offers a great diversity in art, culture and entertainment activities to all age groups, including children. Pune have 1 theme park near to the city at the distance of 90 km away from Pune.

 

Imagica water world

Imagica location:  Adlabs Imagica is an amusement park situated near the city of Khopoli on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway close to Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Imagica Water world is very famous Near Mumbai and Pune. It is very famous theme park of Maharashtra where most of the foreigners come and visit to enjoy their day. With thrilling rides and exciting restaurants, the Water Park is very popular as a favourite day party hangout destination. Challenge friends to a Loopy Woopy fall, race through Zip Zap Zoom, yell loudly on the Yell-O or free-fall in the Twisty Turvy, there's never a dull moment here.  A place where you'd experience zero gravity, fight Mogambo, feel the thrill of exciting rides and even save a pirate.

Theme parks pass - Limited tickets to Theme Park at 999/guest are available for pre-booking only

Express tickets available for additional 1000/guest.

Park Timings: 10:00am – 8:00pm   Ride Timings: 11am – 7:00pm

 

Toy Train at 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”. Matheran is an eco-sensitive region, declared by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. It is one of the few places in the world where vehicles are not allowed, which makes the place different from others. There are around 38 designated look-out points in Matheran, including the Panorma Point that provides a 360 degree view of the surrounding area and also the Neral town.

 

Neral to Matheran toy train

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.

 

Neral to Matheran Train Details

Train Number Departure Arrival
602 07:00   08:40
610 13:40  15:20
608 14:45  16:25

 

Neral to Matheran by Road

Mtheran is 7 km away from Neral, from Neral you can rent a taxi for Rs. 70 Per person or 300 Rs. for whole cab. The Neral to Matheran cab would drop you to the entrance of Matheran known as "Dasturi Naka"and you need to go on by foot or rent a horse to reach to the heart of Matheran. Matheran is also popular for trekkers who want to cover the journey by foot. From Dasturi Naka, Narel is about 8 kms. One can enjoy snacks, beautiful landscapes, waterfalls etc and the sight of rare monkeys on the way.

 

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 Time to visit to Matheran

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 Climate 

In Matheran there is less humid climate through out the year. One can visit Matheran any time in 365 days. Summer season is the best season for sightseeing. Temperature level in summer is never exceeding beyond 30° Cel.  During the monsoon the hill of Matheran is always covered with clouds and often we lose sight of it behind the thick veil of clouds and mist. Average 200 Inches rainfall observed here.  Winter season is the cool one. Temperature observed in winter between 12-15 °Cel.

 

What to see in Matheran

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

 

Louisa Point:  Louis Point offers a view that is most appealing of all. The view is scenic and deep into the ravines of Matheran. During and just after monsoons many nameless waterfalls also can be spotted on the facade of the hills nearby. Louisa Point is one of the major sightseeing attractions of the destination, which provides views of beautiful surroundings. Located on a plateau, this point offer beautiful views of ancient monuments, which include forts of Vishalgad and Prabal. The point is frequented by nature lovers to sight sunset.

 

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.

 

Panorama Point:  Panorama point 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 view points 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

 

 Alexander Point: Alexander point is one such scenic landmark in Matheran that opens up to gorgeous views of Palasdari Lake, Rambaug Point, Garbut Point and Chowk Point. The charming view of downhill village of Borgaon will let you stare at it for hours and hours one can view far-off places such as towers of Bhivpuri Power house. Moreover, the site is popular among peace seekers.

 

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

 

Lord Point: Lord Point is one of the famous tourist attraction in Matheran Hill Station which have a scenic valley view and waterfall in Matheran. One can see the Prabal fort and Louisa Point from Lords point. It also presents a beautiful sunset scene. Located very close to the Pisarnath temple you could also visit the temple on the way to Lords point.

 

Morbe Dam:  Morbe Dam is among the major attractions located in close proximity to Matheran The dam is built across Dharavi River and is spread over a surface area of around 9,780 sq km. The construction of the dam was started by Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran in 1999, for managing water supplies in the area.

 

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

 

 

Best Restaurants in Matheran

There are many restaurant in Matheran where you can enjoy varieties of delicious food in mention below restaurants :-

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

 

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.

 

About One tree hill point

One Tree Hill is a trek that is untouched and serene. Each season brings in a different flavor and a vivid experience. Matheran is described as ‘paradise’ by the locals.  'One Tree Hill' as the name suggests is just one of the 38 points that one can cover in Matheran and funnily, its named after a small cliff that has just one tree on top of it.

Hotels in Matheran

Click here to book Hotel Rahi...best deals

Click here to book Hotel Panchratna...best deals

Click here to book Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat...best deals

 

Adventure Trekking in Matheran: Inclusion

  • 02 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • 01 Day sightseeing of Matheran

  • 01 Day trekking at One day tree point

  • Private Ac vehicle for 03 days

  • 4.5% Gst tax

  • Parking, Toll tax and Driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Lunch

  • Personal expense

  • Any airfare, Busfare and Railway fare

 

Adventure Trekking in Matheran - Itinerary

After arrival at Mumbai airport or railway station and proceed to Matheran which is 80 km away from Mumbai. After reach check in to hotel and get ready to visit sightseeing of Matheran which includes Echo Point, Louisa Point and Charlotte Lake. After sightseeing you may have lunch in Mickey & Mooch Restaurant later you will visit some more famous places of Matheran which includes Panorama Point, Alexander Point and Morbe Dam. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Matheran hotel

Meals: Dinner

Lunch: You may have lunch at Mickey & Mooch Restaurant

After breakfast start your day by trekking in one tree hill point start your trek at 10:00 Am and reach one tree hill point at 12 noon. After reach at point experience the real beauty of nature and you may have your packed lunch which is with you during trekking. After enjoy trekking, return back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Matheran hotel

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Lunch: you may have packed lunch with you

After breakfast you will proceed for Mumbai and drop to airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets ends with lots of memory

 

Adventure Trekking in Matheran - Rates & Dates

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