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Hill Station - Matheran

Matheran waterhillSituated at an altitude of 800 mt matheran is a fascinating hill station. It is the nearest to Mumbai, lying 104 km away. 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. The atmosphere here is pure & fresh. The ban on motor vehicles inside Matheran have helped to preserve its beauty and keep intact its natural touch.

Are you looking forward to some peaceful moments?, Are you looking for a refreshing break from the heat and dust of the city and want to throw away stress.. travel to Matheran Maharashtra.

One of the major highlights of this place is the trip up from Neral on the Miniature train and the great vistas on the way up. The train goes through deep forest and one can see the beauty of jungle.

Tourist attractions in Matheran

Matheran has 38 points at which can get a glimpse of nature's beauty. Point seeing in Matheran is quiet easy due to the presence of sign boards and map. Maps are also easily availbale in Matheran and can be used to plan your point seeing. Following are few points which shouldn't miss.

We recommend following Popular Sightseeing spots in Matheran:

Echo point : This one place mostly visited by love buds, who express their feeling not by flower or by cards but they but they shout it out at top of their voice. The sight of water fall from here will be a delight to watch.

King George Point : King Charlotte Point provides you with splendid view of the waterfall that is formed as the Charlotte Lake overflows. One can even reach he mouth of the waterfall with care, strong wind prevents the water from falling down and throws it back.

Charlotte Lake : It's the only water source atop Matheran nad it provides water to entire Matheran. It has beautiful scenery and greenery. On the left is Pisarnath Temple, Echo Point, Louisa Point are on the right side of it. One can stand atop these peaks and survey the wild ravishing landscape, and the reddish brown mountain ranges.

Louisa Point : It gives a close and frontal view of the waterfall seen from the King George Point.

Panorama point : It gives a panoramic view of the Sahyadri ranges ,that's why it's named as Panorama point. This is 'sun-rise' point and the longest point in Matheran. One can see 'Neral' on east and 'Panvel' on the west of the point.This place is most suitable for picnic. This point commands one of the widest view of the hill, both of Matheran and other side of it.

The other points in Matheran like Sunset Point , Monkey Point , Maldunga Point and Heart Point etc. are also to the west. If weather is good, you can see Khandala and Bhimashankar ranges as well. Truly, 'the king of all points' is Matheran.

Hotels in Matheran

Matheran offers accommodation options ranging from luxury Hotels and hill resorts in Matheran and medium-priced Economy hotels in Matheran, we offer you the right kind of accommodation for you and your family visiting Matheran for a summer retreat, honeymoon travel to Matheran, a family vacation in Matheran...

Best time to visit Matheran

Matheran does not face extremes of temperature and enjoys a pleasant climate. The Best Time to visit this place is between the months of November to June but the place is worth visiting any time of the year.

How to reach Matheran:

By Air : Nearest airport is Mumbai, at a distance of 100 Kms.
By Rail : Nearest railway station is Neral at the distance of 21-km.
By Road : Nearest railway station is Neral at the distance of 21-km.



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