Dhodani - Matheran Sunset Point Trek

Dhodani- Matheran Sunset Point Monsoon Trek… (A walk in the clouds)

Proposed date: August 1st, 2021 - Sunday

Time: 6:00 am starting from Andheri West to 7:30 pm back at Andheri

Location: Matheran

Base Village: Dodhani

Matheran Altitude: 2,200 feet above mean sea level

Difficulty trek grade: Medium grade to slightly difficult towards summit. (Will involve around 3 hours of climb and 3 hours of descend).

Budget for the Trekking trip will be Rs.1250/- per person. (Custom trek details and budget scroll down).
For children / students Rs.750/- per students upto 19 years old.
minimum age of children allowed on this trek (10 years old and above).


Inclusions: Travel by private transport, Trek Management, Safety Rope if required, General First Aid, Goody Bag (Dry Snack Bag). 

Carry your packed Snack / Lunch / Water bottle refer to detailed check list for one day trek refer Checklist for One day Treks

Travel mode: Private Vehicle 

Pickup points: 
6:15 am Andheri (West), SV Road near Merwan Bakery
6:30 am Bandra (East), Kalanagar Bus Stop, at Bus Stop near end of Sky Walk 
Near Western Express Highway
6:40 am Sion Lunch Home, Near Sion Station.
6:50 am Chembur (Before Diamond Garden Signal)
7:10 am Vashi near Junction of Station Road and Highway below the fly over.
7:30 am Belapur (along highway)
7:45 am Near McDonald, Kalamboli on Highway near entrance of Mumbai-Pune Express highway

Get mesmerized by the unspoiled nature trek that takes you via lush green countryside that gradually climbs up the mountain trail going through seasonal waterfalls and flowing streams. As you scale up the altitude, get soaked in misty atmosphere. Tiny rain drops and monsoon clouds envelops you and at times opening up its curtains to wide landscapes. Finally, as you are approach the summit crossing sunrise point to reach the unique and rich in flora and fauna forest on mountain head (Matheran – which literally translate in Marathi as “Forest on Mountain Head”). This unspoiled hill station is a nature’s sanctuary that is still maintains a no entry zone for polluting vehicles. You can explore in small hustle bustle of the colourful Matheran market for some local handicrafts and chikki etc. Also hunt around for some local rural delicacies for lunch.

We come to acknowledge the beauty and hidden are the lessons Nature is Teaching us. It`s a time where we can leave the stress and the worries of our busy City life and just Relax, De-stress and Detox ourselves.










Exclusions
Train Ticket till Panvel; from Neral.
Any other personal expenses such as meals, porters charges, soft drinks etc.
Lunch for the day.
Any kind of insurance.
Anything that is not included is excluded.


Un-utilised resources will not be refunded.






Eco Tourism Policy:
" Leave only footprints and take only Memories"

About an hour’s journey from Panvel station takes us to Dodhani village that will be our base village for this trek. The village is situated at the foothills of Matheran and you can get a view of Chanderi Fort and Peb Fort from here. During monsoon and early winter this a very scenic trek where you will gradually gain altitude and enter Matheran from Sunset point.
Matheran’s mean forest over mountain head, is an eco-sensitive zone full of greenery and vibrant colour’s of Nature, People and a very vibrant main street too. During monsoon this place has a magical and mystic beauty about it with mountains playing hide-and-seek behind rain clouds.
This hill station is also very unique, as it has been declared by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. It is Asia's only automobile-free hill station.
Dodhani Point is also known as Sunset point from here Prabalgad Fort / Kalavantin Durg / Irshalgad / Karnala Fort / Morbe Dam are visible.

This is an uphill trek that takes you through grass patches and paddy fields; a small waterfall and temple. Once you reach sunset point, Matheran’s main bazaar is another 3.5 km walk from sunset point.


From CST
From Thane

From Western Suburbs
CST 6.00 am
Vadala Road 6.18 am
Kurla 6.29 am
Vashi 6.48 am
Nerul 6.57 am
Panvel 7.18 am


Thane 6.19 am
Koparkhairane 6.36 am
Nerul 6.48 am
Panvel 7.10 am

Board Metro
Reach Ghatkopar
Kurla 6:29 am
Vashi 6.48 am
Nerul 6.57 am
Panvel 7.18 am



Un-utilized resources will not be refunded.
Any local village tolls if applicable. 

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