11 km After turning left, you will reach the bottom of the Matheran Hill ghat road. There are around 38 look-out points in Matheran, which includes beautiful view of sunset and sunrise. I never exceeded 80 kilometer per hour during the entire drive. Matheran Ghat From Chowk to Karjat rail crossing is 9 km, then 12 km to Neral at the tip of the hill. No vehicles are allowed beyond this point. When I reached Matheran was shocked to see number of cars and was worried whether we'll get a decent acco. Important points are: Echo Point This is a crucial point that offers a panoramic view of the whole place. No vehicles are allowed beyond this point. Cars are not allowed within Matheran. Dasturi car park is about 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) from Matheran. Must go at Eco Point by hiking Sunset point is also very beautiful. No vehicles are allowed beyond this point. No vehicles are allowed beyond this point. Go straight on Matheran Ghat Road after a very steep ascent you will reach Matheran's Dasturi naka- a parking place for cars and other vehicle. From Neral Railway Station leaves the famous toy train that has been restarted on its 21km journey to Matheran once again. Turn left here and climb to the Matheran Dasturi Car park. How to reach Matheran from Pune By Train The distance betwen Pune and Matheran is around 120 km. Before you enter the limits of Matheran, Matheran Municipal council charges a fees of Rs 25 per adult and Rs 10 for children. Car goes upto Dasturi Point then from there it is 30 to 40 minutes walk It's a very beautiful hill station, and there are many points and one beautiful Charlotte lake. You can drive up and park your car at Dasturi car point, or take the newly introduced mini bus shuttle from Karjat or Neral railway stations upto Dasturi. Hence you need to plan your trip to the Matheran city or hire horses (which are too costly, INR 300 per person one way). Cars are not allowed within Matheran. Before you enter the limits of Matheran, Matheran Municipal council charges a fees of Rs 25 per adult and Rs 10 for children. Porters are available to carry luggage. After that, you can walk from Dasturi along the rail line and make your way up to Muskan Cottage taking approximately half an hour. From Neral there are 2 options: 1. Matheran is well connected to Pune by road. “After almost 1 year, Now in 2019 Matheran Toy train is back in action (Actually started in December 2018). Turn left here and climb 7 km to the Matheran Dasturi Car park. Hand pulled rickshaws and porters are also available. Matheran Municipal council charges 25 Rs for adult and 10 Rs for children above 3 years as entrance fee. These hotels are advantageously located as travelers from across the world can gain easy access via any mode of transportation. Distance from Pune to Matheran- 120 km This package provides you with overnight camp stay in Matheran for 1 Night 2 days at cost of Rs.2500/- per person including Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Trek from Dasturi Naka (Car Park) in Matheran to Campsite near Charlotte Lake. Best ways to reach Matheran from Neral is to take local vehicle till Aman Lodge and from there you can go to Matheran by Walking, by Horse or by Toy Train, it is hardly 3-4 km distance by 45 min walking. The reason Matheran has been able to retain its pristine beauty is owed much to the fact that private vehicles are banned in the area. Just pack according to the weather nothing great or fancy. At Dasturn Naka, you need to park your car as it is the last point beyond which vehicles not allowed. Once you have left the taxi, you can take a horse ride or get the help of porters to carry luggage up to the town. Porters are available to carry luggage. Best way to go to Matheran from Dasturi point (last point where car is … Matheran center is a 40-minute walk from Dasturi Car Park. The distance from Neral to Dasturi Point (last point to which vehicles are allowed in Matheran) is 11 km. However you can drive up and park your car at Dasturi car point, or take the newly introduced mini bus shuttle from Karjat or Neral railway stations up to Dasturi. Food: Average. Turn left here and climb to the Matheran Dasturi Car park. One unique aspect of Matheran is that it is the only town in India that has put a restriction on the entry of vehicles past a point - Dasturi Park. Due to technical glitches the 100 year plus running shuttle trains services which runs for 21 km distance taking about 2 hours, runs for 3 Km between Matheran and Aman Lodge and is now running till Neral (21 km). Matheran’s status as an eco-sensitive hill station means that development is restricted. From there you can go by horse or manual rickshaw or by walking. It takes 8 minutes to travel from Dasturi Naka Bus Station to Matheran Taxi Stand.Approximate driving distance between Dasturi Naka Bus Station and Matheran Taxi Stand is 7 kms or 4.3 miles or 3.8 nautical miles .Travel time refers to the time taken if the distance is covered by a car. From there, you can ride to Matheran on horseback, or walk a few minutes to Aman Lodge railway station and take the regular shuttle train service (which operates during the monsoon as well) for 45 rupees per person. Mesmerizing views of hills during the train journey. We reached Dasturi Naka by 1:30 pm. Matheran center is a 40-minute walk from Dasturi Car Park. After fresh up start sightseeing. There are around 38 look-out points in Matheran, which includes beautiful view of sunset and sunrise. When you reach the car park find a parking space in the designated area and park your car. The most you can travel up by car and park it is Dasturi Car Point near Neral. One can either drive via Mumbai-Pune … From Pune station reach karjat by any express train or local train. Parking is a bit of a problem at Dasturi Naka during weekends as a lot of people from Mumbai and Pune come over to spend time. Once you enter, red dusty pathways welcome you to the nature. Honeymoon Point in Matheran; Walkers Tank in Matheran; Landscape Point in Matheran; Lumley’s Seat; Parrots on a Wire; Panther's Cave in Matheran; Journey Neral to Dasturi Naka; 3 Fast Cars and a SUV; Hand Cart; Dasturi naka to Matheran Market area; Pay Master Park; Photo fo the Day - Falooda 2012 (64) December (1) November (7) Toy train from the resort runs only from 9 AM to 5 PM. The parking entrance fees and daily parking fees need to be paid here. Whole Matheran … 11 km After turning left, you will reach the bottom of the Matheran Hill ghat road. Superb experience. It is situated in the state of Maharashtra and is at a distance of 55 miles from Mumbai. By Road. From main entry gate below (Matheran Taxi Stand), the distance to Dasturi naka car parking is 6.7 Km which takes about 10 minutes of zigzag road ride. Car Parking Charges. This place is completely renovated few years back. Experience the gracious hospitality of some of the finest hotels near Dasturi Car Park in Matheran with restaurant on your journey. You can reach at Matheran city by walking or can hire a horse to reach Matheran. Turn left here and climb 7 km to the Matheran Dasturi Car park. Vehicles are only allowed till Dasturi Car Park from there it takes around 30 mins to Matheran on horseback or a rickshaw to reach our destination. A man watches the sunset from Louisa Point. Then from Karjat reach Neral by local train. From Dasturi you must take a 40 minute horseback or man-pulled rickshaw ride to Matheran along a mud track. It is a steep and narrow road but well surfaced for the most part. On the table above you can see driving distance in various units namely kilo metres, miles and nautical miles. A board of warning on Matheran road. As said Rs.30 per day for car parking and an extra Rs.50 as Matheran Municipal Tax. Then from Karjat reach Neral by local train. 50. From Neral there are 2 options: 1. Before you enter the limits of Matheran, Matheran Municipal council charges a fees of Rs 25 per adult and Rs 10 for children. Matheran distance is a 40-minute walk from Dasturi Car … How to reach Matheran from Pune By Train The distance betwen Pune and Matheran is around 120 km. Matheran has the natural beauty to charm the world with its untouched habitat. Travel into the village is … By Road: Cars are not allowed within Matheran. Dasturi Naka is 2-3 km from Matheran. Suggested Itinerary Day 1: Your tour begins with a morning pick-up from your hotel/residence in Mumbai city limits. From Dasturi you must take a 40 minute horse ridding or cart ridding to Matheran market as well as in sightseeing you can also take both rides. Matheran is the smallest hill station in India. Once you enter, red dusty pathways welcome you to the nature. By car . But the journey finishes in only 20 minutes. Disadvantage: 3 kms away from Matheran City and all major points to see. Operational even in July 2019 from Aman Lodge to Matheran railway station. Location: Advantage: Close to the Dasturi Naka Car parking. MTDC, Matheran, Matheran: See 132 traveller reviews, 138 candid photos, and great deals for MTDC, Matheran, ranked #2 of 37 Speciality lodging in Matheran and rated 4 of 5 at Tripadvisor. There is an entry fee Rs. No cars are allowed beyond the Dasturi parking area a mile or so from the main village. Park your car and start by walking or hire a horse to reach Matheran. After that the last stretch of the road (about 7 km) is on the ghat which leads you to Dasturi Naka where you need to park your car as this is the last point till where cars are allowed .Dasturi Naka is 11 km (2 hours) from Matheran. Now days only local conveyance vehicle (Eeco Van) is available from Neral to Aman Lodge. The distance between Matheran and Pune is 120.5 km, which can be reached in approximately 2.5 hours. Lonavala-Matheran After Bf Drive to Matheran on arrival at Dasturi Naka by road from Mumbai-Pune park the vehicle here and by trekking1 5 km reach at Matheran on arrival check into the hotel. From Pune station reach karjat by any express train or local train. On this day trip explore this popular weekend destination. The best way to reach Matheran from Pune is by road, a journey of about 2 hour by car or bus. It is Dasturi Point. Also one can reach Matheran easily by road as it lies on the main Mumbai Pune Highway and takes around two and half (2 ½) hours maximum driving time to reach Dasturi car park, as it is known as the last road point. Matheran center is a 40-minute walk from Dasturi Car Park. Prices were decent. The century-old Matheran Hill Railway deposits passengers among the shady greenery of the peaceful, pollution free hill settlement of Matheran-- where all vehicles are banned, even bicycles.The toy train is one of five historic mountain railways currently operating in India. From Dasturi Naka it was about 45 minutes walk to Matheran. Matheran Municipal council charges 25 Rs for adult and 10 Rs for children above 3 years as entrance fee. But MTDC resort was right at the entrance of Matheran at Dasturi naka which is the car park area and near by Aman Lodge station, about 2.5 km before Matheran station of Toy train. 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