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Matheran is the most splendid hill-station situated in the raigad district of Maharashtra,amid the green Kambol forest, situated at 803 metres(2,636 ft) above sea level. It covers an area of 8 square kilometres in the Sahayadris, its pastoral beauty is especially pristine thanks to a blanket motor transport ban.Matheran, which has the designation of being the smallest hill station in India.

The name Matheran (which means 'forest on top') refers to the surrounding dense evergreen Jambol forests. Matheran is known for its biodiversity as the place consists of rare species of flora and fauna. Matheran is also famous for its 33 lookout points, which provides panoramic view of the peaks of Western Ghats as well as its village-dotted plains.

Matheran is one among the Eco-sensitive Regions in the world, where motored vehicles are not allowed. The core Eco-sensitive Zone of Matheran covers an area of 251.56 sq km. The town of Matheran and its environs, which are spread along 200 meters of land, constitute the buffer zone.

Matheran tourism offers sightseeing attractions such as Porcupine Point, Panorama Point, Echo Point, Charlott Lake, King George Point, Louisa Point, Paymaster Park, Panthers' Caves, Hart Point, etc. Matheran also offer activities such as trekking, hiking, climbing, etc.

 

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Matheran is the most splendid hill-station situated in the raigad district of Maharashtra,amid the green Kambol forest, situated at 803 metres(2,636 ft) above sea level. It covers an area of 8 square kilometres in the Sahayadris, its pastoral beauty is especially pristine thanks to a blanket motor transport ban.Matheran, which has the designation of being the smallest hill station in India.

Hotels near Mathern

The Verandah In The Forest

The Verandah In The Forest" a Neemrana Group Hotel at Matheran (Maharashtra, India) at 100 kms from Mumbai and 1 km from Matheran railway station situated near the lake.Matheran is a British-era hill station accessible by mini-train from Neral (Central Railway). Matheran is characterised by British Colonial era bungalows still maintained with zeal and enthusiasm by some Parsi owners.


Best Price: Rs.3000 per day

Usha Ascot

Usha Ascot is a 3-star resort located at Matheran (Maharashtra, India), at 10 mins walk from the Matheran Rly Station.


Best Price: Rs.4600 per day

Lord's Mountain And Valley Resort

Lord's Mountain and Valley Resort at Matheran (Maharashtra, India) is a heritage resort with the distinction of being the only resort in Matheran with a Valley view


Best Price: Rs.2400 per day


  
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