MATHERAN TREK VIA GARBET
07th July 2019

Brief Info

Base Village: Diksal, Bhivpuri Road

Grade: Medium

Endurance: Medium

Duration: 1 Day

About the place -

Matheran
​, situated on the range of Western Ghats at the height of 800 Meters (2625 feet),​
 is a most famous Hill Station situated in Karjat Tahsil, Raigad District of Maharashtra
​.​
 
​ 
Matheran has a reasonably dense forest cover and thus the name derived. T
he name Matheran means either ‘Forest on Top’ or ‘Woodland overhead’. 
​ 
Matheran as a Hill Station was discovered by a British, Mr. Huge Mallet, the then Collector of Thane, in 1850. 


Matheran is an eco-sensitive region, declared by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. It is one of the few places in the world where vehicles are not allowed, which makes the place different 
​and peaceful ​
from others. There are 
​around 38
 lookout points that provid
e spectacular views of the surrounding hills and valleys
​ including Garbet Point​


Tour Itinerary

​Itinerary - 

Saturday, 7th July 2018

Mumbai Trekkers board the Karjat Fast Local from Dadar at 6:00 am

Pune Trekkers board the Sinhgad Express from Pune Junction at 6:00 am

  • Reach Bhivpuri by 8:15 Hrs
  • Breakfast and Tea
  • Introduction and Instructions
  • Start the trek by 9:30 Hrs
  • Reach Garbet Point of Matheran by 12:30 Hrs
  • Rest and Lunch
  • Enjoy walk through the dense forest towards Dasturi Naka
  • Start return journey towards Neral by local transport
  • Reach Neral by 3:30 Hrs
  • Travel by local train towards Mumbai
  • Reach Dadar by 1
    ​9​
    :
    ​0
    0 Hrs (tentative)

Tour Cost
The cost of this event is Rs. 
​50
0/- only.


The above cost includes - 

  • Breakfast and Tea
  • Guide and expertise charges
Registration Process
To register for the event, Contact - 9987577684 / 9819986540 / 9987007742

One has to handover or transfer the trek amount to the following bank account - 

Account Name: OWLET OUTDOORS
Account Number: 50200028742000 (Current)
Bank Name: HDFC Bank
Branch: Shantivan, Borivali East, Mumbai
IFSC: HDFC0000414
Things to be carried
Here is a list of all the things that need to be carried for the trek -  


  • A haversack to put in all the things to be carried for the even
  • At least 2 liters of water
  • Lunch for the day  
  • At least 1 set of spare clothes with a towel and napkin
  • Windcheater or Poncho 
  • Plastic to wrap your stuff
  • ​S​
    ome
    ​ snacks
     to munch on 
  • Personal Medicines required if any
  • Identity Proof
Rules to be followed
Few rules that we would like people to follow - 

  • Consumption of alcohol, smoking, drugs, narcotics is strictly now allowed and would lead to expulsion from the trek.
  • Leader's decision will be final and binding to all members. No arguments will be entertained.
  • Each member is responsible for their own safety and baggage.
  • Please do not wear any jewellery or gold ornaments.
  • Please do not litter. Do not throw plastic, paper, wrappers, bottles etc. Carry them home to throw in the dustbin.
  • We strongly believe in saying - Wherever we go, leave only footprints and take back only memories.
Other Info
It is advisable to wear full sleeve clothes and comfortable trekking shoes.

Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The organization will not be responsible for any injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

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For Registraion Email Us at: owletoutdoors@gmail.com

or Call: 9987577684 / 9819986540