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''Situated 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.
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 magnificent hill station boasts of dense green cover, pleasing atmosphere and verdant beauty that allure the tourists from various parts of the world. The hill station is also an empyrean for the adventure junkies as well. Trekking, rock climbing and paragliding are some of the exciting adventure activities that can be enjoyed by the visitors.

One of the prominent attractions of Matheran is the toy train that runs slowly providing an unforgettable experience to the tourists. The splendid cliffs offer the panoramic vistas and helps in knocking out all the stress and worry of life. In addition to this, the travelers can also relish the pleasant climate of this hill station, which makes it an excellent place to visit.


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.


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.

King George Point - King George Point provides an amazing view of the gorgeous waterfall that takes shape when the Charlotte Lake overflows.

Echo Point - It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Matheran that is frequently thronged by the love buds.

Panorama Point - It is well known as a panoramic point because it provides a panoramic sight of the Sahyadri Ranges. This is also popular as the Sunrise Point. The tourists can get a wonderful chance to get a majestic view of the Neral town on the east and Panvel city on the west. The place is also ideal for picnic and spending some memorable time with the family members.

Shivaji's Ladder - As the name clearly indicates with the steps resemble like that of a ladder, it is the passage to the stunning Matheran Valley. While climbing the ladder, the tourists are hypnotized by the lush green forests and chilly winds.

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

Prabal Fort - Prabal Fort is one of the major attractions of Matheran and catches the attention of travelers. The fort was captured by Chathrapathi Shivaji from the Mughals. The Fort is presently in ruins and is located at the flat top of the hill named Prabhal. There were two gateways and eleven towers in the fortifications and in 1818 the gateways were destroyed.


The temperature of this place is very salubrious. The temperature of the place remains 20oC to 35oC during the summer season and 12oC to 35oc in the winter season.


Air: The closest airport to the Matheran hill station is Mumbai, which is just 100 kms away. Mumbai has an excellent connectivity to all the other major parts of India.

Rail: The nearest railhead is Neral, which is nestled just 21 kms from Matheral. Neral is very well connected to the prominent Indian cities like the Mumbai, Pune and so on.

Road: The state transport buses are easily available from Mumbai and Pune. Several tourist deluxe buses can be taken by the visitors from Mumbai and Pune to reach Matheran and enjoy the hill station tour

Fast Facts about Matheran

State:  Maharashtra

District: Raigarh

Famous for/as:  Hill Station

Languages: Marathi, Hindi and English

Best Season: Oct - May

Weather: Summer 20 to 35°C, Winter 12 to 33°C

Altitude:  800 m

Pincode: 410102

STD code: 02148

Distance Charts to Matheran

Road Map
Lonavala to Matheran
56 KM
Mahabaleshwar to Matheran
235 KM
Khandala to Matheran
291 KM
Mumbai to Matheran
54 KM
Pune to Matheran
132 KM


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