Little Info About The Trek
Height: 2625 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Base Village: Diksal
(Unpolluted Hill-Station of Maharashtra)
The climate of Matheran is very cool. The most unforgettable things about Matheran are deep forest and the waterfalls nearby, especially in rainy season. The beauty of the hill station gets doubled in monsoon. Matheran is truly 'The Best Hill Station in Maharashtra.
Matheran is most splendid hill station in Maharashtra; it covers an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadris. This lovely spot was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district. Garbett point is located on South-west side of Matheran with grand view of the plateau.
The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
We will be starting with the CST - Karjat Fast Local (Time table given below)
People may board the same Karjat train from the station of their convenience and meet us in the train directly. (Get into second boggy from CST side)
14th February 2016, Sunday
Meeting point: Bhivpuri Station at 8.00 am
Breakfast at Bhivpuri.
Start trek at around 8:30 am.
Reach Garbett Plateau by 1:30 pm
Have Lunch @ Garbett Plateau
Leave for Matheran by 2.30pm
Reach Matheran by 4:30 pm and proceed towards Dasturi Naka.
Take Taxi Till Neral Station
Reach Neral Station by 6pm.
Evening Refreshment @ Neral.
Catch the train from Neral.
Reach Dadar by 9.30pm - 10pm
CST - Karjat Fast Local
CST - 06:10 am
Byculla - 06:18 am
Dadar - 06:24 am
Kurla - 06:31 am
Ghatkopar - 6:35 am
Thane - 6:50 am
Dombivali - 7:02 am
Kalyan - 7:10 am
Bhivpuri -07:51 am
Members are requested to take return ticket till Bhivpuri by their own.
Board the second last compartment which is the second one from CST side.Everybody will board the same local and we meet in the train itself
The Cost of theTrek is : Rs 400/- per head
Which includes -Transportation from Bhivpuri to Neral
Transportation from Matheran to Neral Station
One needs to deposit INR 400/- into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
The amount is to be deposited in the following account.
Account No: 31993192984
Name: AMEY SANJAY NIKAM
Branch: BAZAR PETH ROAD BRANCH, KALYAN
For more details and Registration, Please contact on the nos. given below:
Amey : 9967837516
Ashwin : 9867250271
Limited seats, Registrations on First Come First Serve Basis.
Medical Disclaimer: It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness checkup done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes, etc. should seek their physician advice before coming.
Things to carry:
Lunch For the Day.
Full Sleeves round neck Tee shirt and Full length Lowers,calf length socks( 2 pairs)Shoes either trekking or sports ( Good firm Sole ),No floaters/Slippers on track
Water – 2 liters
Zip Lock Plastics to keep wallet , Cash, Mobile etc
Cap, Camera (Optional) etc
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those that you require usually.
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried.(Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
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