Known as the “Gift of as Maharashtra”, Matheran is an eco-friendly hill station that attracts lots of tourists every year. Lies on the base of the Sahayadri Mountains with 38 peak points, Matheran is a perfect getaway from the pandemonium of city life. It is one of the unpolluted hill stations near Mumbai as vehicles are banned from entering here. Some of the must explored places of Matheran include Vantage Point, Panorama Point, Sunset Point, Heart Point, Louisa Point, Echo Point, Monkey Point, Chattrapati Shivaji’s Fort and The Mall Road. In addition of these The Toy Train in Matheran is another major attraction of this hill station.
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Mumbai – Matheran (105 kms)
Meet on arrival at Mumbai Airport / Railway station and drive to Matheran. On arrival check-in at hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Matheran is a Hill Station and a municipal council in the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a hill station in Karjat Tahsil and is also the smallest hill station in India. It is located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m (2,625 feet) above sea level.
After breakfast spend the the day to explore the natural beauty of Matheran covering Vantage Points – Matheran’s hills offer some of the most stunning views of the landscape. The Panorama Point is located 6 kms from the market and is believed to be the longest point in Matheran and is a popular spot for picnics. It is from here that the mountain ranges of Khandala Bhimashankar are visible. The Heart Point offers a view of Mumbai at night. The Echo Point derives its name from the acoustic echo it provides. Louisa Point is another popular point in Matheran with its beautiful waterfalls. Monkey Point owes its name to the profusion of monkeys that are constantly up to their antics. Sunset Point offers views of Prabalgad, one of the forts of Chattrapati Shivaji’s Fort.
The Mall Road – The main focus of Matheran’s activities is the Mall Road that stretches from one end to the other. It has hotels, restaurants and bazaars lining on both sides. The main market in this area offers several items for purchase including leather and cane articles and food stuff. You can also hire ponies for your sightseeing from this point.
Lakes – Located about 2 kms from the Post Office, Charlotte Lake offers some of the most amazing scenery. It is flanked by the Pisarnath Temple on the left, and the Echo Point and Louisa Point on the right. This lake is also the source of the city’s drinking water. Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Matheran – Mumbai (105 kms)
After breakfast drive back to Mumbai. On arrival transfer to Airport/Railway station for your onward destination.