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 : 24th July 16
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)
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
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 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.