BORED AND LOST IN THE CONCRETE JUNGLE ON THE WEST.?! TAKE A MATHERAN TRIP. GET ALONG WITH MOTHER NATURE.

1. THE SMALLEST HILL STATION IN INDIA:

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Matheran is a Hill Station in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is a billed as the smallest hill station in India being located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of just around 800 meters above sea level.

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3. THE NAME MATHERAN MEANS “FOREST ON THE FOREHEAD”:

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4. THE LOOKOUT SPOTS:

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There are around 38 designated look-out points in Matheran which includes the Panorama Point that provides a 360 degree view of the surrounding area where you can get a breathtaking view of sunset and sunrise.

5. THE ORIGIN:

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The Matheran Hill Railway was built in 1907 by Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy and covers a distance of 20 km  over large swathes of forest territory.

6. IT IS ONE OF THE MOST EDUCATED PLACES OF INDIA:

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Matheran has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%.

7. LACK OF AUTOMOBILES HELPS THE LOCAL AUTO-RIKSHAW AND JATKA BUSINESS THRIVE AND MAKING IT THE ONE MOST ECO FRIENDLY TOURIST PLACES:

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8. IT TAKES ABOUT 2–3 DAYS ON YOUR FEET FOR A COMPLETE ADVENTURE:

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9. THE LOUISA POINT OFFERS CRYSTAL CLEAR VIEW OF THE PRABAL FORT:

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The other points are the One Tree Hill Point, Heart Point, Monkey Point, Porcupine Point, Rambagh Point, and more.

10. THE PLACE NEVER LOST ITS TOUCH WITH THE PAST:

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To stay there, there are plenty of hotels.There are a lot of Parsi bungalows. Beautiful old British-style architecture is preserved in Matheran. The roads of Matheran are not  yourand are made of red sand.

11. THERE ARE ALTOGETHER 28 POINTS, 2 LAKES, 2 PARKS, 4 MAJOR WORSHIP PLACES AND A RACECOURSE TO VISIT INSIDE MATHERAN:

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