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Yatri Sahyadri trek to Matheran via Garbett Point 15th August 2010

Sunday, August 8th, 2010 | mumbaihikers | Uncategorized

Some basic information about the trek is as follows:

Hill: Garbett Point
Height: 800 meters/2,625 feet
Range: Sahyadri
District: Raigad
Level: Easy

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.

05:00 am(Sunday Morning) : Reporting at Dadar Station. (pls carry your own return ticket to Karjat Station)
05:37 am: Proceed to Bhivpuri by 5.37am karjat local. Travel time approx 2 hours.
07.40 am: We will be reach at bhivpuri station.
07:45 am: Proceed to Water fall. Travel time aprox 1.5 hours.
9:15 am: Reach at Water fall.
09:15 am to 10:15 pm: Enjoy at waterfall & Breakfst & tea at waterfall.
10.30 am: Start trek from waterfall towards garbet point.
02:00 pm: Reach at garbet point.
02:00 am to 03.00 pm: Lunch.
3:30 pm: Start walking from Matheran towards Neral Station.
6.00 am: Reach to Neral station.
6.37 pm: Catch return local to Darar.

Charges : Rs. 250/- per person

Charges Include :
Morning breakfast/tea, Lunch & evening snacks/tea.
Expert Guidance for the trek.
Bhivpuri – Garbet – Matheran – Neral.

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 10/08/2010.

Do feel free to contact us for any queries / clarifications.
Yatri Sahyadri.
Rahul Dighe : 9819166194 / Nityanand Naik : 9819818132 / Suhas Sagvekar : 9820257757 / Srikant pillai : 9920305779.

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