Yatri Sahyadri has organized a trek to Matheran Via Shivaji Ladder on 24th June, 2012. (starting 23rd night)
Some basic information about the trek is as follows:
Some Information about the fort:
Height: 800 meters/2,625 feet
About the place:
Discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the then District Collector of Thane District, Matheran was a popular hill resort for the British. It was the perfect way for them to escape the scorching summer heat in India, during their colonial regime. Later, Lord Elphinstone, the then Governor of Mumbai, pioneered the development of Matheran as a future hill station of India. Located at a height of 800 m (2,625 ft) above sea-level, Matheran is one of the tiniest hill stations in the country
If you want to visit a place which is a hill station but really different one or unique hill station - Matheran is the best choice. This is the place truly loved by all - Picnic Lovers, Trekkers as well as jungle lovers.
The climate of Matheran is very cool. The most unforgettable things about Matheran is 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. There are many places to see in Matheran.
12.00pm(23rd June Saturday Midnight) : Reporting at Dadar st , will catch the train 12.30am to karjat. Travel time approx 2 & half hours.
03:00am to 4:30 am: take a rest .
04:30 am to 5:15 : am Morning Breakfast , tea & Packing.
5:30 am will catch the private vehicle & we will go to base village.
travel time approx 1hr.
06: 30 am to 06:45 am Introduction & other Formalities .
07:00 am Start Trek from Base towards Matheran. Trek time Approx 7 hrs(Lunch en route to be carried and will be arranged by us)
03.00 pm Reached to Matheran.
03:30 pm Start going towards Dasturi naka.
04:30 pm Take cab to neral station.
5.30pm :- Reach Neral station.
5.30pm to 6.30pm:- Snacks & tea at Neral.
6.55pm:- Catch return local to Darar.
Charges: Rs. 350/- per
Maximum participants – 30 only.
Morning breakfast/tea, evening refreshment & traveling from karjat to base village & Matheran to Neral. Expert Guidance for the trek.
Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:
1. Your own return ticket to Karjat station.
2. Your lunch box for Sunday.( compulsory)
3. Waterproof/Water resistant haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.
4. A bottle of water (minimum 2Ltrs).
5. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry (at own risk)
6. Electoral / Enerzyl powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits, plate,spoon, glass (all reusable, compulsory).
7. Personal medicines & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution, insect repellant cream (Odomos or similar brand).
8. A good trekking shoes, shawl, bedding and extra clothes (compulsory).
REGISTRATION PROCESS: Please note that "attending" RSVP on Facebook will not be considered as a valid registration. Optionally you may visit our website & register your self. Please confirm your seat before 22/06/2011. Registration will be on ‘FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS’ for the first 30 registrations only.
Do feel free to contact us for any queries / clarifications.
For Registration & more details, contact Our "Yatri’s".
Suhas Sagvekar: 9820257757.
Nityanand Naik: 9819818132.
Srikant R Pillai: 7666905040.
Visit us on: www.yatrisahyadri.com