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, 2nd Oct 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: Neral Station at 8.00 am
Breakfast at Neral.
Travel to Matheran by Cab
Walk till Garbett Plateau
Start Trek from Garbett to Bhivpuri
Have Lunch enroute (self - carried)
Reach Bhivpuri station by 6 pm
Evening Refreshment @ Bhivpuri.
Catch train and Reach Dadar by 8pm
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.
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.
Breakfast and Evening refreshments.
Taxi Fare from neral to Matheran Station
TMI Expertise Charges.
Mineral water, Softdrinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions