Matheran, means “forest on the forehead”. It is an eco-sensitive region located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m (2,625 feet) above sea level. It is located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, it is a plateau with dense forest cover.
Matheran is one of the few places in the world where vehicles are not allowed, that makes it a place quite different from others. The beauty of the hill station gets doubled in monsoon as the climate becomes very cool. The climate and natural beauty around Matheran makes it an awesome place to spend a weekend.
Attraction to explore in Matheran
Religious Places- Matheran Shiv Mandir, Pisharnath Mahadev Mandir, Holy Cross Church.
Point of Interest- Charlotte Lake, One tree Hill, Panorama point, Luisa Point, Echo Point, Mount Barry, Porcupine Point, Garbut point.
Adventure Activities- Horse riding, Valley crossing, Trekking
Weekend Trip from Mumbai or Pune to Matheran
Route from Mumbai to Matheran- Mumbai-Hatnoli-Neral-Matheran
Distance from Mumbai to Matheran- 90 km
Route from Pune to Matheran- Pune-Khopoli-Neral-Matheran
Distance from Pune to Matheran- 120 km
This package provides you with overnight camp stay in Matheran for 1 Night 2 days at cost of Rs.2500/- per person including Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Trek from Dasturi Naka (Car Park) in Matheran to Campsite near Charlotte Lake.
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