WSR Night Camping Trek to Matheran Charlotte Lake on 28th May 2016

A little Info about Matheran:

Matheran is a hill station and a municipal council in the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a hill station in Karjat Tahsil and is also the smallest hill station in India. It is located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m (2,625 feet) above sea level.

NOTE – Since this lake is the only drinking water source for the hill station, swimming is prohibitted.

Grade - Easy

Type - Camping

Fees - 600/- 

Leads - Mahadeo / Deepak 

We are going to Trail (its a flat walk, no trek) & then Camp



We will travel by local trains (central line)

Train timings are as follows:

10:31 pm: CST

10:39 pm: Byculla

10:49 pm: Dadar

10.59 pm: Kurla

11:05 pm Ghatkopar

11:25 pm: Thane

11:48: pm Dombivli

11:58 pm Kalyan

12.33 am: Neral


Meeting point Neral station ticket counter

Taxi to Dasturi Naka

Reach Dasturi Naka by 1:15 am

Trail to Campsite

Reach Campsite by 2:30 am we will take a small break in between

Setup Tents

Campfire stories and singing

Sunrise around 6:15 am


we leave the site by 6:30 and visit Celia Point

Post some Photography

we will head towards the Market

Washroom facilities available in the Market.

Reach dasturi by 8 am

Reach Neral 8:30 /9 :00 am

Have Breakfast @ Neral

Reach Mumbai 1:30 pm tentatively


Things to Carry:

Water 3 Ltrs (Must) 

A good Torch 

Good Trekking Shoes (No Chappals its a forest trail) 

backpack to stuff in your things

Ready to eat food items .(fruits, cakes etc) Avoid Salty foods – it dehydrates)

Sleeping bag / Mat/ blanket Note- tents just have base tarpaulin sheets

Mosquito repellent cream

Medicines that you take regularly

Avoid jewellery



600/- PP

550/- WSR Members 



Taxi Fare Neral to Dasturi and back

Entry Charges


Tent charges

Expertise and Guide Charges



Mineral water, soft drinks

Train Tickets to karjat

Anything thats not mentioned in the inclusions



One needs to deposit Rs.600/- amount in advance to book your seat into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.

Account Name: Mahadeo J Gadade

Bank : Axis Bank

Account Type : Saving.

Account No : 913010025541263

IFSC Code : UTIB0000037 

Branch : Pune Branch


For more Details Call/What’s up/SMS

Mahadeo – 9370080086

Deepak - 9819085757




Please read "Rules & Regulations" before joining to any events


Important Points to keep in mind:

1 The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.

3 Please do not wear any jewelry.

4 Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.

5 Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the any events. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the event. NO REFUND will be provided.

6. Please wear dull/dark colored full sleeves clothes while in the safari.


Medical Disclaimer: 

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.

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