Event Tag: Trikon #2128 Event Name: Sunset – Sunrise Trail Event Place: Matheran Height: 2625 ft Total Trail: 9 Kms (To and Fro) Grade: Easy
About Matheran: Situated on the western ghats of Maharashtra, Matheran is one of the smallest hill stations in India. The meaning of ‘Matheran’ is a forest on the forehead. This hill station was identified by Hugh Poyntz Malet in May 1850.
In this hill station, there are as many as 36-38 viewpoints such as Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Panorama Point (provides 360-degree view), Monkey Point, One Tree Hill Point and many more. There are few ways for Matheran trek which includes One Tree Hill, Vikatgad, Sunset Point, Garbett Point and camping places like Garbett Point, Charolette Lake, Sunrise Point.
Itinerary:- Day 1: Participants arriving at CST can meet the Team at 1:15 pm at the station OR participants can catch the train from their nearest railway station. We will be boarding 1:40 Karjat Fast Local. Mumbai CST 1: 40 pm Byculla 1:47 pm Dadar 1 :53 pm Kurla 2:00 pm Ghatkopar 2:04 pm Mulund 2:16 pm Thane 2:20 pm Dombivili 2:32 pm Kalyan 2:39 pm Vithalwadi 2:43 pm Ulhasnagar 2:45 pm Ambernath 2:49 pm Badlapur 2:56 pm Vangani 3:05 pm Shelu 3:09 pm Neral 3:13 pm
Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Neral station near Matheran train ticket counter and catch the jeep for Dasturi. 04:15 pm – Reach Dasturi Naka, have Tea & evening snacks and leave for Sunset point 05:30 pm – Reach Sunset point and explore the view until the sun sets 06:30 pm – leave for Matheran station 07:30 pm – Reach Matheran station and participants can go for shopping (optional) 09:00 pm – Have dinner (Veg/Non-Veg) and rest at the station with some games/stories 12:00 am – Leave for Sunrise point 02:30 am – Reach Sunrise point, set up tents and enjoy the winter (participants can have midnight food during bonfire) / can go asleep. 06:15 am – Good Morning… Trikoners. Wake up and explore the view with the beautiful sunrise. 07:30 am – Windup and leave for Dasturi naka 08:15 am – Reach Dasturi naka and catch the cab for Neral. 09:00 am – Reach Neral, have morning Tea/Coffee and breakfast and catch the next train home.
Exclusions:- Train Travelling (To and Fro) Mineral water, Cold drinks Anything other than above-mentioned inclusion
Things to Carry:- Identity Card 2 litres of Water Proper Trekking/Sports Shoes Steel Utensils for Night Dinner Sanitizer Backpack to stuff in your things (No Handbags / Jholas) Full-length clothes to avoid insect bites Fruits, light snacks Sleeping bag / mat/ blanket Mosquito repellent cream Medicines (If Required)
Winter Is Here! Thermal innerwear helps shield against cold. Scarf or mufflers or earmuffs can be of use in windy areas. Balaclava, woollen caps always prove useful. Woollen gloves and socks will help keep hands, feet warm. Moisturizer, sunscreen and lip balm will help prevent sunburn.
Important: Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon, won’t be responsible for any losses for the same. At times we might have to rely on Public transport for covering short distances.
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.