Garbut Point is located near Matheran with a grand view of the plateau. The huge plateau gives a view to various waterfalls on the mountains. This place is also one of the top things to do in Matheran hill station and among most scenic places to visit near Mumbai.
Garbett to Matheran trekking is very famous for adventure lovers from Mumbai and Pune. The trek starts from Diksal village. After walking for 5 minutes one can see the fields and the mountains are lush green with waterfalls all around. After crossing the stream, trekkers need to climb a steep hill till a nearby village. After a short steep climb from the village, one will reach the narrow Garbett plateau, which offers a panoramic view of the valley on both sides. From this plateau, a short steep ascend will lead to the Garbett Point
Some Information about Trek; Type: Trek Height: 2625 Feet Grade Medium Range: Matheran Base Village: Diksal
Travel Schedule Well 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 06:49 am Thane 07:02 am Dombivli 07:13 am Kalyan 07:55 am Bhivpuri Road
Suppose you miss the train you will miss the trek. SO, make sure reach nearest station before time. Meeting Point: Bhivpuri Road Railway Station at 08:00 am
Itinerary 08:00 am Meet-up, freshen up, have breakfast with tea and 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 12:30 pm Reach Garbett plateau, take some rest and then explore the surrounding, 15:30 pm start moving towards Dasturi Naka 04:00 pm Reach Neral station 06:00 pm Reach Mumbai
Event Fee: Rs.600/- per person. Payment once done is non-refundable; do check for availability before making a payment.
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.
The cost per head includes the following. Breakfast in the morning Local guidance First aid in case required Mumbai Mountain Hikers administration charges.
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.
-Participants suffering from a chronic condition like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes, joint pain, fracture, ask advice to a family doctor before joining Trek/any adventure activity.
-Adventure activity (Trekking, Camping, Rappelling, Cycling) can be the reason for harmful/dangerous/Disability/ Death. In case of any misshape happening; Mumbai Mountain Hiker will not be responsible
-All participant should be careful with the bag and own things. If anything misplaced group leader/ Mumbai mountain Hiker will not be responsible.
-Trek leader decision will be a final decision no argument will be entertain.
It is always essential to warm up for a few minutes before beginning an exercise program/trek/hiking/any event. It is also required that a basic fitness test be conducted before deciding on the intensity of this event: The Flexibility and Cardio routines mentioned below may need to be modified for your particular requirement. The strength routines advised here do not mention the weight you will use for each event. The weight suitable for you; the repetitions and sets of each event that you will perform; your form and posture in the event; and the exercise progressions that you will make are all important variables to prevent injuries.