Event Tag: Trikon #1647 Event Name: Garbett Plateau Monsoon Trek Event Date: Saturday, 30th June 2019 Event Cost: Rs. 750/- per pax Total Seats: 30 Location: Matheran Base Village: Diksal, Bhivpuri Height: 2625 ft Grade: Moderate Approximate Duration: 3 hrs of ascend
Bountiful rains and greenery all around, Garbett Plateau is one of the most beautiful trek in Matheran. It offers a 360 degree panoramic view of the entire Matheran range. Long back in 1850, Hugh Poyntz Malet had discovered his point for leisure and relaxation. If youre lucky, you might get to witness reverse waterfalls too. Windy and breezy, this point is indeed a beautiful destination to hike this monsoon.
Major Attractions Explore the vast plateau Chance to capture panoramic views from top Feel blissful amidst the waterfalls and lush green surrounding
About the place Situated on the south-west of Matheran, Garbett Point offers a breathtaking view of the range and the lake below. The plateau can be spotted from the train itself!
Detailed Itinerary Day 1 : Sunday, 30th June 2019 08.00 am Meet Travel Trikon Buddies at Bhivpuri Station 08.30 am Enjoy breakfast 09.00 am Post briefing and a round of introduction, start the trek 12.00 pm Reach the Grand Garbett Plateau 01.00 pm Have lunch and spend blissful time 02.00 pm Start descending by the same route 04.30 pm Reach the waterfall and have fun with water 05.30 pm Reach Bhivpuri Station and gorge on evening snacks 06:30 pm Board train to Mumbai from Bhivpuri 08.30 pm Reach Mumbai
Train Timing CST Karjat Fast Local CST 06:10 am Byculla 06:18 am Dadar 06:24 am Kurla 06:31 am Ghatkopar 06:35 am Thane 06:50 am Dombivali 07:02 am Kalyan 07:10 am Bhivpuri - 07:51 am
Exclusions Train Tickets Lunch Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc. Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
Things to Carry Lunch Identity Card 2 ltrs water Trekking Shoes Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder Snacks & biscuits Extra pair of clothes Clean napkin or towel Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella) Cap, sunglasses, scarf Haversack or backpack (No sling bags) Camera (optional) Please carry personal medicines if any Hand Sanitizer
Important Information: Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.
Monsoon Safety Measures Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing Wear shoes with good grips Use repellents to keep bugs away Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc. Do not stray away from your group during the trek Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts
IMPORTANT: Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon wont be responsible for any losses for the same. Please take return ticket till Bhivpuri Board the second last compartment from CST side which is the second one from CST side. Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Travel Trikon
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance thats illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Fitness & Health Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.