Weekend Trip to Matheran, Maharashtra
- Jambol Forest
- Temples and Forts
Summer 20 to 35°C
Winter 12 to 33°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Mumbai: 87 kilometers / 2 h ,7 m
Best Time To Visit
Matheran is a serene hill station located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. Perched at a height of 2516 feet above sea level in Maharashtra, Matheran was located by British Officer ‘Hugh Mallet’, who was the collector of Thane. The hill town is located in close proximity to three prominent cities-Mumbai, Pune and Surat. There are numerous peak points in Matheran such as Panorama Point, Echo Point, Charlotte Lake, Louisa Point and King George Point. The Panther’s Cave and the Paymaster Park are two prime picnic spots to enjoy the treasures of nature. The stunning views of the landscapes from the cliffs of Matheran offer memorable experience.
How to Reach Matheran
The nearest railhead is Neral. It is located around 59 kilometers away from Matheran. The railway station is well-connected to other major Indian cities such as Mumbai and Pune
: The nearest airport to Matheran is Mumbai. It is located around 100 kilometers away from Matheran city. Mumbai is well-connected to various cities in India and abroad. Taxis ply between Mumbai and Matheran.
The Sion-Panvel Expressway connects Mumbai to Matheran. For those travelling via car, the journey will take approximately 2 hours and 7 minutes. Various tourist deluxe buses from Mumbai to Pune connect Matheran to Pune, which is around 3 kilometers away.