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Trek to Garbett Point, Matheran

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 6:00AM - 7:00PM
Rs 699
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Garbett Plateau is one of the most beautiful treks in Matheran. It offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the entire Matheran range, the beauty of which gets doubled in the monsoon. This lovely spot was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district. Garbett's point is located on the South-west side of Matheran with a grand view of the plateau.

Difficulty : Low|| Endurance : Medium || Type : One day Trek

Height: 2625 ft

Major Attractions:

  • Hike amongst numerous waterfalls and lush green surroundings
  • Mesmerizing landscapes

Train Schedule:

  • 06:10 hrs CST
  • 06:24 hrs Dadar
  • 06:31 hrs Kurla
  • 06:35 hrs Ghatkopar
  • 06:50 hrs Thane
  • 07:10 hrs Kalyan
  • 07:51 hrs Bhivpuri Road

You can catch the train from your respective stations.

If you miss the train you miss the trek!

Batch 1: 29th June

Batch 2: 21st July

Batch 3: 15th Aug

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  • 06:10 hrs Catch the 6.10 Karjat Fast local leaving from CST at 6:10 hrs from your respective stations
  • 07:51 hrs Meet Wandering Souls team at Bhivpuri Road station, we will start our trek after having breakfast and a brief introduction
  • 08:45 hrs Start the trek
  • 12:00 hrs Reach the mesmerizing Garbett plateau. Enjoy the panoramic view
  • 13:00 hrs Have lunch, explore the area
  • 13:30 hrs Start towards Dasturi Naka
  • 15:30 hrs Reach Dasturi Naka and leave for Neral in our transfer vehicle.
  • 16:00 hrs Arrive at Neral. This brings us to the end of the trip, or rather just the beginning.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Matheran to Neral Transport
  • Breakfast, Tea
  • Expertise and Guide charges
  • First Aid Certified Co-ordinators
  • Local Guidance


  • Anything other than the above-mentioned things
  • Train Tickets

Things to Carry

Things to Carry
  • Identity Proof
  • Bottle of Water (at least 2 liters)
  • Ready to eat food like plum cakes, dry fruits, etc.
  • Cap, Camera
  • Good Trekking shoes
  • Raincoat/ Poncho / Windcheater please avoid umbrellas
  • Personal care stuff, ORS, medicines which you require usually
  • A haversack to put all the things in, please do not carry sling bags or jholas


  • It is a trekking activity and not a leisure trip so one needs to prepare themselves accordingly
  • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry.
  • A planned activity or program may be canceled or revised depending on the weather or any other unavoidable circumstances.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
  1. How will you contact me once I register?

    • We will be emailing you the details about the trek a day or two before the trek. We will also create a WhatsApp group a day before the trek.

  2. What is the difficulty level of this trek?

    • This trek is of low-medium difficulty with around 6 hours of uphill walk/hike. It does not have any technical patches.

  3. Will I be able to do this trek? I have not trekked before.

    • We encourage you to come and experience the trek with us. Trekking is not about speed and our representatives will be there to encourage you to complete the trek

  4. What is the age limit for this trek?

    • The age limit for the trek is 18 years with no upper limit. Participants below the age of 18yrs need to be accompanied by a guardian

  5. Can I come alone?

    • Yes, many of our participants are solo travelers.

  6. Is it safe for a female solo traveler?

    • It is completely safe for a female solo traveler as our representatives will be there with you all the time. Moreover, most of our event has 60% female participation.

  7. Can I Bring my Car?

    • It is advisable to not bring your car as we will be starting and ending at a different location

  8. Are washrooms available during the trek?

    • You will not get washrooms during the trek.

  9. Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

    • Smoking or drinking alcohol is prohibited.

  10. Would I get cellular connectivity?

    • You will get limited connectivity during the trek.

  11. What type of food will I get?

    • We will be having breakfast at a local restaurant

  12. Will I get water during the trek?

    • You won't get water during the trek, you need to carry at least 2 liters of water with you

  13. What if I have a medical emergency?

    • We will carry the first aid kit with us. The trek leaders will be first aid certified. If the problem increases, with the help of local villagers we will quickly get you to closest medical attention possible.

  14. What kind of clothing do we need to wear?

    • We recommend you wear full sleeve t-shirt and full pants. Also, carry a Raincoat/ windcheater for the rains. Umbrellas are a strict NO.

  15. Do I need special shoes?

    • We recommend trekking shoes or good quality sports shoes.


Destination Info

Destination Info
Matheran is one of the most scenic hill stations between Mumbai and Pune. At an altitude of 2,625 feet, this place enjoys cooler and less humid climate during the summer, making it one of the  top destinations for trekking near Mumbai for the people in cities close by like Mumbai and Pune. It is also one of the smallest hill stations in India. Matheran is situated along the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 2,625 feet above sea level.  The name Matheran typically means ‘forest on the forehead’. ... Read More

Map & Directions

Map & Directions
Matheran ( Outside Mumbai )
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