What is special about Holiday in Matheran?
Have you ever been to a place without automobiles – crazy isn’t it? - But that’s what you will experience when you take a Holiday in Matheran. This so-called small hill station in the Western Ghats is 800 metres in elevation and has an area of only 7 square km. almost in the backyard of Mumbai, only 94km away; Matheran is part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. The mild climate throughout the year and semi-evergreen forests around, and the proximity to Mumbai is just the right recipe for an ideal Matheran Holidays any time of the year. Just the right recipe for having a great time for rest and relaxation... Among the few destinations where Monsoon is a prime season, a Trip to Matheran amidst the lush greenery with the mild rain creating magic all around is an unforgettable experience!
What is the Best Time to Visit Matheran?
You can take your Trip to Matheran any time of the year but Monsoons hold out a special attraction with numerous small waterfalls appearing out of nowhere and complete green surroundings. October to May is perhaps the best period for your Holiday in Matheran.
What is the Ideal Duration for Matheran Trip?
Most people look towards Matheran Holidays as an escape from the mad rush and the cacophony of the cities, and a 2 night 3 days stay would the ideal one. Several Matheran Tour Packages are available for you to choose the best-suited one.
How much does it cost to Holiday in Matheran?
A 3 day Holiday in Matheran will cost Rs 6000 per person. The inclusion of places for Matheran Excursions will cost more. You can also choose a suitable Matheran Holiday Package meeting all your requirements for your Trip to Matheran.
What are the Top Attractions in Matheran?
Natural sights and enjoying nature will be the principal attraction in your Trip to Matheran. Several viewpoints spread across the town like the Panorama point (offering a 360-degree view of the Western Ghats mountains), Sunset Point, Garbett Point, One Tree Hill Point, etc, make up for the chief Matheran Attractions. If you are there during monsoons, do not miss the Louisa Point which gives you a majestic view of Waterfall's and also the ancient Prabal Fort. The town offers excellent and well preserved colonial architecture and you will be bowled over walking on the roads of red laterite earth. Your Holiday in Matheran will not be complete without a tour on horseback.
What are the top items in Matheran Cuisine?
All types and varieties of food are commonly available – But trying out the local cuisine is among the important Things to do in Matheran – best known local item is the Chiki and Vada Pao. Some of the specials like Solkadhi ,Bharli Bhangi and sweets like Puran Poli are items not to be missed on your Matheran Holidays.
What is the best way to get around in Matheran?
The uniqueness of Matheran is that no automobiles are allowed in this small hill town –So you have to enjoy your Holiday in Matheran either the healthy way by walk or on horseback; some hand-pulled rickshaws are also available. Walking is the best way to enjoy the sights and also savour the mild, unpolluted climate on your Matheran Holidays.
What is the best way to reach Matheran?
The final part of the journey on your Trip to Matheran, from Neral (nearest railhead, 20 km away) to Matheran can be done on the toy train an attraction by itself. Otherwise one can reach by road to the outskirts of Matheran and then walk into the town as no vehicles are allowed beyond a point. Both Mumbai (94km) and Pune (120 km) are close by cities.
Is Matheran safe for women and Kids?
Matheran is safe for Women and child and it is not uncommon to find women both, Indian and foreigners, taking a solo Holiday in Matheran...
How to get a visa to Matheran?
Matheran is a town in the Indian state of Maharashtra and foreigners taking a Trip to Matheran will not require any separate visa for their Matheran Holidays.