Top Tourist Places To Visit in Matheran

Top Tourist Places To Visit in Matheran

  • Matheran
  • Maharashtra
  • India

Matheran Overview

Matheran, translating into 'forest on the forehead', is a hill station located in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is adorned by astounding vegetation. In the previous times, the region of Matheran used to be a forest but was developed as a hill station by the British. It serves as a perfect holiday destination in Maharashtra.

Matheran is elevated at a height of 2,600 feet above the sea level. It hilly terrains unroll across an area of 7 sq. km. It is an eco-sensitive zone endowed with the beauty of nature in profusion. Such tantalizing surroundings classify its climate as tropical cool in nature. It encounters the summer season with an average temperature of 38°C. During the winter season, the mercury levels fall down at 13°C. An annual average rainfall of 2500 mm is received by Matheran.

Matheran is a home to notable places like cliffs, 2 waterfalls, and the viewpoints like Louisa Point, Sunset Point, Madhav Garden and Point, Pisarnath Temple and much more.

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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How many days should I plan for Matheran trip?
    Plan for at least 2-3 days to explore the scenic beauty and enjoy outdoor activities in Matheran.
  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Matheran?
    The nearest major airport to Matheran is Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, and the nearest train station is Neral Junction, which is well-connected to major cities.
  • What are the primary transportation options for reaching Matheran?
    The primary transportation options for reaching Matheran include taking a toy train from Neral or driving to Dasturi Naka and then walking or taking a horse/rickshaw ride.
  • Are there any special events or festivals in Matheran?
    Matheran hosts the Matheran Green Festival in December-January to promote eco-friendly practices. Additionally, festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi and Diwali are celebrated with enthusiasm.
  • What are the top tourist attractions in Matheran?
    The top tourist attractions in Matheran include Charlotte Lake, Louisa Point, Panorama Point, Echo Point, and Porcupine Point, offering stunning views of the surrounding valleys and hills.
  • What are some must-try local dishes and restaurants in Matheran?
    Some must-try local dishes in Matheran include Maharashtrian cuisine like Vada Pav, Misal Pav, and Poha. There are various restaurants and street food stalls offering these delicacies.
  • What types of accommodations are available in Matheran?
    Matheran offers a range of accommodations, including luxury resorts, budget hotels, guesthouses, and homestays, catering to various preferences and budgets.
  • Are there any public transportation available in Matheran?
    No, there is no public transportation available in Matheran. The town is vehicle-free, and all transportation is on foot, by horse, or in rickshaws.
  • What are the transportation options available in Matheran?
    The transportation options in Matheran include walking/hiking, horse rides, and hand-pulled rickshaws as vehicles are not allowed beyond a certain point.
  • What is the primary language spoken in Matheran?
    The primary language spoken in Matheran is Marathi, but Hindi and English are also commonly understood.
  • What is the best time to visit Matheran?
    The best time to visit Matheran is during the months of October to May when the weather is pleasant and ideal for outdoor activities.
  • What activities can be done in Matheran?
    Activities in Matheran include trekking, horse riding, exploring viewpoints, visiting waterfalls, picnicking, and enjoying the scenic beauty of nature.
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