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.
Itinerary of the event:
DAY 1 : Sunday, 23rd Oct 16
Meeting Point: 23:15 @ Bhivpuri Road Station on Saturday, 22nd Oct Night.
We will be starting with the Karjat fast Local (time-table given below)
Mumbai CST: 21:26
People may board the same Karjat train from the station of their convenience and meet us in the train directly. (Get into second coach from CST side) (Missing the train means missing the trek, So one needs to be on time)
From here we start our trek by 23:30 PM.
Reach the Garbett plateau in next 3 -4hrs.
Rest for some time.
Early morning explore the Garbett plateau.
Proceed to Garbett point and then to Dasturi point & Breakfast
If time permits we will try to cover any nearest point in Matheran (Optional)
(In such case if one wishes to enter Matheran he/she will have to pay entry fee. This fee will be separate and will have to be paid by the members.)
After Exploration Take Taxi till Neral station.
Reach Neral station till 12:00 noon.
Start our return journey
The Cost of the Trek is INR 550/-
Things to Carry:
Lunch for Sunday.
A bottle of water (At-least 2 Ltrs),
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Travelling from Bhivpuri to Neral (Including Neral Taxi Fare)
Mineral water, Softdrinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions