Matheran is the small hill station, located in the Western Ghat near Maharashtra in India. Literally, it is the perfect weekend gateway for the people of Maharashtra. This is the perfect destination for nature lovers, adventure seekers, family, or friends. Matheran is the place that is famous for its tourists’ spots and is totally surrounded by lush greenery, hills, and many more. This quiet and natural place is from the list of places that are commercially untouched. Matheran is the place where vehicles are not allowed, as soon as you enter the city, you will get to know more about it. This little town is the best place to explore in this vacation. Here are some of the famous tourist attractions too which you seriously can’t afford to miss. Thus, let’s take a small tour towards the Matheran-

1. Panorama Point

This famous sunrise point offers a 360-degree panoramic view of scenic peaks, lakes, valleys, and clouds. In addition to this, it is also an ideal point for the majestic view of sunrise and sunset.  It is an amazing place for adventurers as one has to trek to reach there. Transportation facilities are also available to go there. The picturesque view of hills and beautiful Ulhas River from the top point will make the trip more memorable. It is also an ideal picnic spot which is less crowded and quiet. Here you can spend some precious time with your affectionate ones.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

2. One Tree Hill Point

This place is famous in the entire Maharashtra because of its immense beauty. As the name suggests- the most distinctive feature of this hill is that it has only one tree growing at its top. What makes this place more special is the view of the dense forests surrounding the hill from its top point. Also at the downhill from the One Tree Hill, one must trek at Shivaji Ladder which will make the experience more thrilling. You seriously can’t afford to miss this magical and beautiful place. It is also a perfect destination for photography and you will also get to know more interesting facts about this scenic place.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

3. Echo Point

Among the famous places to visit in Matheran, this echo point also holds great importance. As the name suggests, the place is very famous for its excellent echo and reverberations effect that it produces. Plus, the natural beauty of this place will make the journey just more mesmerizing. The place is covered with green grass. Here are pleasant and cool breezes blowing which will relax your mind and you will feel like heaven. Besides that, this place is a paradise for food lovers. There are few food stalls that provide famous Maharashtrian Food.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

4. Charlotte Lake

It is one of the most popular destinations to visit in Matheran. This mesmerizing place is also known by the name of Sharlott lake and this spectacular lake is located very near to the market area. The beauty of the lake and its surroundings attract many people towards it. Another most famous religious place, Pisharnath Mahadev Mandir, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is located at the lake. It is also an ideal place for bird-watching, camping, and picnic plans. You seriously can’t afford the immense tranquil beauty of the lake. Thus, visit here once, whenever you travel to Matheran.

Timing- Sunrise To sunset
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

5. Monkey Point

As we know that Matheran is the small hill station that is popular for its mesmerizing beauty. Thus, another famous place to visit in Matheran is Monkey’s point. As the name suggests, this is the place where you can find a number of different species of monkeys or a group of monkeys at this point. This place also has a great amount of Flora and Fauna which collectively makeup and creates fascinating surroundings and vegetation. Trust me, you will definitely enjoy this place and the Echoing is also possible if you scream while facing the Hart Cliff. It is also famous for beautiful sunsets and for photography too. A visit to this place would definitely be a unique experience for everyone.

Timing- Sunrise To Sunset
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

6. Louisa Point

This point provides one of the best views of the city. One can visit here to see Prabal and Vishalgad Fort. Besides this, you can also go to the nearby lion’s head. The waterfall that runs off from the Charlotte Lake can also be seen from here. Thus, it is also a must-visit place in the town to experience the natural beauty and scenic view of the place.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

7. Ambarnath Temple

This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built over 1000 years back. What makes it special is its similitude with the Dilwara Temples in Mount Abu. The architectural view of this temple is loved by one and all. People from different places come to this temple during the festival of Mahashivratri as it is celebrated with great zeal.

Timings- 6:000 AM To 7:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

8. Porcupine Point

This point offers one of the beautiful views for travelers. It is near to the market. People usually visit this point during the evening to witness a beautiful view of the sunset and also take a walk to the Prabalgad Fort which is located very near to this point. You can also enjoy the waterfall from this point during the rainy season.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

9. Mount Barry

The highest altitude hill in Matheran provides an eye-catching view of the birds of the western ghats, the waterfalls, and also the heritage Neral Matheran Toy Train. One can also enjoy the exhilarating views of the Western Ghats. It is an amazing spot for trekking, picnic, photography, and many more. Trust me, it is the perfect destination for the tried souls to relax your mind.

Timing- 6:00 AM To 6:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

10. Dhodani Waterfalls

It is one of the most picturesque waterfalls in Matheran, which is a must-visit place for tourists. Besides offering a beautiful view, this waterfall has gained immense popularity due to adventure supports especially Water Rappelling. It is also a perfect picnic spot for both locals and travelers. To get an adventurous and unforgettable experience you should try the water activities. Thus, you must take a walk towards this place.

Timing- Sunrise To Sunset
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

11. Shivaji’s Ladder

Thinking about what to see in Matheran? All things considered, your Matheran touring will remain deficient without heading for a trek to Shivaji’s Ladder. As the name suggests, the path is named after the Incomparable Maratha ruler, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja. On the off chance that you are a trekker and love to investigate untrodden ways, at that point you should climb up the Shivaji’s Ladder. On the off chance that you are not a trekker and still wish to investigate this spot then you can settle on a pony ride. This place will give you a mesmerizing view and an unforgettable experience.

Timing- Sunrise To Sunset
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

12. Alexander Point

It is considered as a part of the best places to see in Matheran, Alexander Point is only where you can rest in the lap of nature. This touring point additionally gives a hypnotizing picture of Palasdari Lake and Rambaug Point. In the event that you need to beat the warmth of Maharashtra, at that point, you should make a beeline for Matheran and appreciate the cool wind, white mists, and all-encompassing perspectives.

Timing- 5:00 AM To 6:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

13. Rock Climbing

Loaded with innumerous vantage focuses and forceful mountain tops, Rock climbing is one of the famous activities to do in Matheran. You can get a chance to take a close view of Louisa Point, Alexander Point, Prabal Fortress, Shivaji Stepping stool, and many more. One of the most exciting experience sport, this one makes certain to give you an adrenaline surge.

Timing- Sunrise To Sunset
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

14. Honeymoon Hill

This is a famous spot for the British and Parsis in old age. This famous place is also known by the name of “Indian Grand Canyon” as there are a number of rocks that are seen in a layered view. This perfect layering of rocks gives a mesmerizing view and looks most romantic than any other thing. Thus, it is also a must-visit place in Matheran. Don’t forget to take pictures with your affectionate ones.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

15. Hart Point

Hart Point is one of the best places to visit in Matheran and is mostly visited by tourists. The beautiful natural scenery of this place attracts most of the tourists towards it. Hart Point is located very near to the Railway Station. This place is totally covered by lush greenery and has a cool and clean atmosphere. Hence, to spend some precious time with your loved ones, this is the perfect location. Visit here once!

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

16. Olympia

If you want to do some adventurous activity then this place is just for you. It is the place which is popular for horse riding. This is the horse racecourse of the area is a famous destination for sports lovers in the entire Maharashtra. Thus, to get a reviving and adventurous experience you should visit here.

Timing- Sunrise To Sunset
Entry Fee- INR 100 For Indians And INR 200 For Others

17. Rambagh Point

This is one of the famous picnic spots in Matheran. It is advised to take a spare day to have a great picnic experience with your family and friends. This place is surrounded by lush greenery and gives the mesmerizing views of Kajrat and Kandala. Hence, a day at Rambagh point is a must. Hey, Don’t worry! It will not be going to burn your bank balance.

Timing- Sunrise To Sunset
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

18. Prabalgad Fort

Prabalgad Fort is also known by the name of Kalavantin Drug and is located between Matheran and Panvel. This is the famous fort that is built at a peak of a rocky plateau and is at a height of approx 2300 feet in the Western Ghat. This place does not hold only historical memories, along with that, this is also the perfect location for trekkers and enjoy nature’s beauty at a glance. This adventurous place is famous among tourists and thousands of tourists visited here on a daily basis. To reach the peak of this fort is the greatest challenge to all the trekkers in Maharashtra. Sounds Exciting? Yeah!! Then, you should visit here to complete your challenge or to enjoy your vacations.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

19. Lord Point

Another best place to visit in Matheran, Lord Point offers an alternate edge to see the wonderful common environmental factors. The wonderful valleys, the beguiling cascades, the hints of the winged creatures peeping their hearts away in the unpolluted air makes certain to hypnotize everybody and fill in as an ideal fascination for nature sweethearts.

Timing- 6:00 AM To 6:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

20. Irshalgad Fort

Irshalgad Fort is the sister stronghold of Prabalgad Fort and is built at a height of approx 3800 meters above the sea level. It was built during the Bahmani Sultanate. The fascination is encircled by thick forestation and has a few exciting trekking trails. The Irshalgad apex likewise fills in as an ideal spot for mountaineering. The all encompassing perspective on the Western Ghats from the highest point of the fascination merits the visit. It is also the best for photography too.

Timing- Sunrise To Sunset
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

21. Paymaster Park

This place is a recreational park and a renowned outing spot in the hypnotizing town of Matheran. The perfectly finished nurseries, the brilliant and fragrant bloom beds and the gazebo in the entrancing park are a treat to the nature sweethearts. This recreation center likewise has likenesses of Lieutenant Colonel Paymaster and S.L Panday introduced in their respect. Thus, you visit here too, if you really want to spend your precious time with your loved ones or to refresh your mind.

Timing- 7:00 AM To 7:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

22. Vikatgad Peb Fort

Vikatgad Peb Fort is an old fortification on the Matheran Hill Range. This place is named after the Goddess Pebi Devi. The stronghold is encircled by the beautiful common scene of the Western Ghats and is a favored trekking goal and an end of the week cookout spot. Literally, this place holds beautiful sceneries of nature and some brilliant old memories. You should visit here once.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

23. Little Chowk Point

There is no lack of beautiful places in Matheran and another on the rundown is Chowk Point which is found only 4 km from Matheran Railway Station. The point has been named so as one can get a perspective on the Chowk town from up there. You will locate a couple of nature sweethearts and picture takers floating around the spot to catch the best minutes. On the off chance that you also are a nature devotee, at that point you should remember this spot for your agenda.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

24. Neral Matheran Toy Train

As we know that there are so many places to visit in Matheran, and there are some of the adventurous things to do as well. One of them is Neral Matheran Toy Train. It is a legacy Toy Tarin that interfaces Neral to Matheran through a 21 kilometers rail line. This is a two feet long narrow toy train built by the great Adamjee Peerbhoy in mid-1900 and is presently run by the Central Railways. It fills in as an intriguing method of transport to investigate the Western Ghats of India. Thus, to get a memorable experience you should visit here once.

Timing- 9:00 AM To 4:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

25. Belvedere Point

A heaven for nature lovers, adventure lovers, and picture takers too. Belvedere Point is a popular viewpoint to get a remarkable perspective on the wonderful valley of Matheran. The site gets high-speed wind which even switches the progression of the cascade streaming downhill. Trust me, the fascinating view of this place will surely take your heart away and you will love this place. Hence, you can’t afford to miss this place!

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

26. City Shopping

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What about shopaholic? Don’t worry! We know every trip is incomplete without shopping. Thus, there is also a shopping point in the city. Here you will find leather items, Kolhapuri footwear, Chikki, nectar, and handicrafts too. One can make a beeline for the Mall street for their shopping binge.

Timing- 10:00 AM To 10:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

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