Dear trekkers and routine breakers,
Another beautiful trek with lots of greenery & tons of water....spectacular views of the surrounding hills and valleys.... its trekking time once again… Gear up for another must see place with mind-blowing scenery, waterfalls, lakes, plateaus and much more...
We are glad to announce that "Outdoor Adventure Management is organizing a “Trek to Matheran via Garbet Point” on Sunday 14th July 2013 in the Karjat region.
More about the destination:
The name Matheran means "forest on the forehead". Matheran is the smallest & the most beautiful Hill Station in the Raigad district. It is located around 90 km from Mumbai. Matheran has a reasonably dense forest cover. Matheran was discovered by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the then district collector of Thane district in May 1850. Garbet point is located on South-west side of Matheran with grand view of the plateau.
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It’s a one day trek but just to enjoy more we’ll start traveling in night of 13th July, to start trekking early in the morning.
We are travelling by Karjat Fast train, for which we need to assemble at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (C.S.T.) at22.30 hours i.e 10.30 pm sharp on Saturday, 13th July near platform one of harbor line. We shall be boarding the 11:18 pm Karjat fast leaving from C.S.T and alight at Bhivpuri Road station.
Availability of train and their timings to reach Bhivpuri Road station.
Station Name Train Timings (FAST TRAIN)
C.S.T 11:18 pm
Byculla 11:25 pm
Dadar 11:31 pm
Kurla 11:39 pm
Ghatkopar 11:44 pm
Mulund 11:54 pm
Thane 11:58 pm
Kalyan 00:18 am
Bhivpuri Road: 01:02 am
* In case you are not able to borad 11.18 pm Karjat fast train then you can board another train which is at 11.30 pm - Karjat Slow and get down at Bhivpuri station
Details of the trek.
Day & Date---------- Sunday,14th July 2013
Meeting Point ------CST Station sharp at 10.30 pm (near platform one of harbor line)
Location----- Matheran via Garbut Hill, District - Raigad
Plateau Height : 800 meters/2,625 ft.
Time taken to ascend---- 2.5 - 3 Hrs
Expenses---- Rs 400 per head (morning & evening breakfast , travelling : Dasturi - Neral by taxi , guidance & expertise).
*Participants are requested to take return ticket of CST-KARJAT- CST
Things to Carry :
1. Lunch & 2ltr Water (Mandatory).
2. Good footwear= SHOES (Mandatory)
3. Extra pair of clothes, Towels & Napkins (Mandatory).
4. Windcheater (Mandatory)
5. Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)
6. Personal small medical kit. (If u require usually/Optional)
7. Electrol/Tang powder. (Optional)
8. Cap / Gog. (Optional)
8. Other things as per your choice.(Camera, Binocs, etc.)
9. Haversack to put all these things.
**In case you guys are carrying Digi-cam or Cell phone carry enough stock of small poly thin bags, to protect it from moisture.
But no plastic littering on the way or in mountains
P.S.: Please don’t wear floaters or slippers during hiking & STRICTLY wear good shoes or footwear; it’s for your own safety. Carry and wear two pairs of socks to avoid blisters.
For More Details Contact
Sachin Mayekar (0-9769565455)
Pooja Sagvekar (0-9819705719)
Dinesh Surve (0-9967437047)
For more details, visit "Outdoor Adventure Management" on
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(~ limited seats make the confirmation soon~)
Bookings on first come first serve basis.