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Matheran

Country
India
State
Madhya Pradesh
City
Mathwar
Type of Location
Hill Station
About Location

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At a Glance

Trek Matheran
Alias -
Type Hill Station
District Raigad
Height above mean sea level 2530 feet
Base Village Neral
Minimum Duration 1 Day
Region Karjat
Transport Kalyan to Neral by train, Neral to Matheran by vehicle/train/walk
Time to reach the top About 30-35 min by vehicle, 2 1/2 hrs by train, 3 hrs by walk.
Water Availability Being Hill station hotels are available at the top
Best season to visit Any Time
Sights to visit Lot of points are there to visit like echo point, panorama point etc..
Difficulty Rating Simple
Shelter Hotels, rooms on rent, MTDC resorts
Key places to visit
)Panorama point , Porcupine point , Shivaji’s ladder


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Places to Visit

Matheran :: It is the most famous and pleasant hill station in maharashtra. It is located on the top of the sahyadri mountains which is covered by dense forests on the slopes. It was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Malet. There is ban for motor vehicles in this place therefore making it the cleanest of all the hill stations. This hill stations is heavy populated with monkeys. The best time to tour this place is during May-June. It is not advisable to tour during the monsoon from june to october.

There is an entry fee for matheran which is charged at the railway station itself. Getting to matheran is an exciting thing as we have to take a toy train from Neral. Its a two hour travel up the hill.

Tourist Spots::

1)Panorama point :: sunrise point where we can get a astounding view of the sunrise.

2) Porcupine point :: Sunset poin.

Other places are Louisa point,Little chouk point and Echo point.

3)Shivaji’s ladder :: This is a foot path that goes downhill from matheran laid by the great marathi ruler Shivaji.

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