Event Grade: Easy Endurance Level: Medium Height of Place: 2600 ft approx. Location: Matheran, Karjat Total time required for climbing: 4 hours of normal climb Total distance for climbing: 8 km Duration: 1 Day 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's point is located on the South-west side of Matheran with a grand view of the plateau.
Major Attractions: Day Trek full of adventure Traversing the lake Plateau and the cool breeze Enjoy Waterfall Enroute Adventures and easy rock climbing
Travel Schedule: We'll be boarding the below train from the nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience: Karjat Fast Local 06:10 am CST 06:18 am Byculla 06:24 am Dadar 06:31 am Kurla 06:35 am Ghatkopar 06:50 am Thane 07:02 am Dombivli 07:10 am Kalyan 07:51 am Bhivpuri Road
Meeting Point: Bhivpuri Road Railway Station at 07:55 am
Itinerary: 08:00 am Meet-up, freshen up, gear up for the trek 08:30 am Start the trek with a small warm-up walk. 08:50 am Reach Dhom Lake, Introduction round and brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event 09:00 am Continue with the traverse of the lake 10:30 am Reach village, take some rest and continue 12:30 pm Reach Garbett plateau, take some rest and then explore the surrounding, 12:45 pm Have lunch self carried on the trek 01:00 pm Start moving towards the top to get a panoramic view of the sunrise 01:30 pm Reach top settle down to enjoy the surrounding, click pics and have fun 02:00 pm Post all the masti and after clicking loads of pics, we will move towards our taxi stand 03:30 pm Reach Neral station, freshen-up and have breakfast and tea 04:30 pm Take a return train to Mumbai 06:00 pm 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 Local guidance Dasturi Naka to Neral Station Taxi First aid and first responder assistance in case required 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 Be carried: Identity proof (must) Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.(optional) A bottle of water (at least 2 Ltrs) Compulsory Windcheater (Compulsory) TORCH with extra battery Cap, etc. Medicine those if u require usually (Optional) Camera(Optional) A good trekking shoes, extra pair of floaters, extra clothes. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried so that one has one's hands-free while trekking. Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas. Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags.
Rules No Smoking, tobacco, and alcohol Be a group - it's not a race NO littering please...we are educated :) The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.