Matheran can be accessed through various entry points, but most scenic route is Panvel-Matheran through Sunset point. This route crosses a village, climbs up a ridge, enters a forest and enters Matheran through the sunset point.
Grade: Easy (three hours ascend)
Brief Itinerary: 07:15 - Gather at Panvel Station and move to the base village. We wont wait for late comers 08:30 - Reach Base Village; Have Introduction, Breakfast, and Tea 09:30 - Start trekking to Matheran 12:30 - Reach Sunset Point and explore around. We will have a self-packed lunch. 14:00 - Start descending towards Panvel (same route as ascending). 17:00 - Reach Panvel and take the train back to Mumbai 19:30 - Reach Mumbai
The fee is non-refundable
Inclusions: - Travel from Panvel to base village and back - Breakfast and refreshments - Trekking Guidance
Things to carry: - 2-liter water (personal reusable bottles) - Packed Lunch for the day - Good trekking shoes or sport shoes - A double strap bag. Sling bag not allowed in the trek - We appreciate people carrying healthy foods like fruits, dry fruits, energy bars, etc.