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Meteor Shower watch at Garbett Plateau

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:00PM - Sun, 16 Dec 2018 11:00AM
Rs 600
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Event Details:
Event Grade: Easy
Endurance Level: Medium
The height of fort: 2600 ft approx.
Location: Matheran, Karjat
Total time required for climbing: 5 hours of normal climb
Total distance for climbing: 8 km
Duration: 1 Night

Cost: Rs.600/-

About Garbett Point:
The climate of Matheran is very cool. The most unforgettable things about Matheran are deep forest and the waterfalls nearby, especially in the rainy season. The beauty of the hill station gets doubled in monsoon. Matheran is true 'The Best hill station in Maharashtra.

Matheran beautifully covers an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadris. This lovely spot was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district. Garbett point is located on the South-west side of Matheran with the grand view of the plateau.

Major Attractions: 
Night Trek full of adventure 
Traversing the lake
Plateau and the cool breeze
Adventures and easy rock climbing

Please Note:
Well, be boarding the below train from the nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience:
Khopoli Fast
10:04 pm CST
10:11 pm Byculla
10:18 pm Dadar
10:26 pm Kurla
10:30 pm Ghatkopar
10:38 pm Bhandup
10:46 pm Thane
10:58 pm Dombivli
11:05 pm Kalyan
11:15 pm Ambernath
11:31 pm Vangani
11:35 pm Shelu
11:39 pm Neral
11:46 pm Bhivpuri Road

Meeting Point: Bhivpuri Road Railway Station at 11:50 pm

11:50 pm Meet-up, freshen up, gear up for the trek
00:00 am Introduction round and brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event
04:30 am Reach Garbett plateau, take some rest and then explore the surrounding 
05:30 am Start moving towards the top to get a panoramic view of the sunrise
06:15 am Reach top settle down to wait for the sunrise, click pics with the sunrise 
07:30 am Post sunrise and after clicking loads of pics, we will move towards our taxi stand
08:00 am Reach Neral station, freshen-up and have breakfast and tea
09:00 am Take a return train to Mumbai
11:00 am Reach Mumbai and bid adieu with a promise to meet soon

Event Fee: Rs.600/- per person. Payment once done is non-refundable, do check for availability before making a payment.

The cost per head includes the following.
Unlimited breakfast in the morning
Tea in the morning
Local guidance
First aid and first responder assistance in case required
MPA administration charges if any
Do read our terms and conditions before registration 

Cost Excludes:
All kinds of extra meals / soft drinks ordered. 
Insurance, tips, porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc. 
Any kind of personal expenses. 
Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.

Things to carry:
Some ready to eat food like- plum cakes, fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc
2 Liters of water must
Good trekking shoes
Extra pair of clothes, socks optional
Cap, Camera as Optional
1 packet of electrol, enerzal, glucon-D
Medications if required for individual
Avoid wearing precious ornaments on an event, if possible 
And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking. Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly.

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