Yatri Sahyadri has organized a trek to Matheran via Sunset Point on 21st June 2015.
Some basic information about the trek is as follows:
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.
06:00 am(Sunday Morning) : Reporting at Kurla Station. (pls carry your own Single ticket to Panvel Station)
06:15 am: Proceed to Panvel by 6.15am Panvel local. Travel time approx 2 hours.
07.05 am: We will be reach at Panvel station.
07.30 am: Proceed to base village by 7.30am public transport. Travel time approx 1 hour.
08:30 am to 9.30 am: Break fast & tea at base village.
09.30 am to 09.45am: Introduction & other formalities.
10:00am: Start trek towards Sunset Point.
01.00pm: Reach at Dasturi Naka. Halt there for lunch.
02.30pm: Proceed to Neral station by public transport.
4.30 pm :- Catch return local to Darar.
Charges : Rs. 500/- per person
Charges Include :
Morning breakfast/tea, Lunch. Traveling from Kurla to Dadar.
Expert Guidance for the trek.
REGISTRATION PROCESS: Please note that "attending" RSVP on facebook will not be considered as a valid registration. Please to complete the payment & registration Procedure call us on following numbers. Please confirm your seat before 19/06/2015.
Do feel free to contact us for any queries / clarifications.
Nityanand Naik: 9819818132
Suhas Sagvekar : 9820257757
Srikant Pillai: 7666905040.