Best Matheran Tour Packages for Family

Matheran Family Tours Packages

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2 Night 3 Days Package From Mumbai3 days & 2 nights
INR 9,399

Matheran Family Tour Packages

If you’re looking for a short stop to beat the tantalizing heat of Maharashtra, then look no further than the beautiful Matheran. Choose Thrillophilia's Matheran tour packages for families to explore all of the scenic attractions that the lovely hill station of Matheran has to offer. It is located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, just near Mumbai. Filled with striking locations and spots that boast some of the most panoramic views, it is a refreshing getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city.

From lush gardens and misty hills to chattering waterfalls and archaic forts- this hill station is simply breathtaking. It features 36 viewpoints altogether, all of which offer enticing views of the Sahyadri mountain range. These locations offer expansive views of the mountains, the dawn, the sunset, and everything in between, and most of them have simple hiking trails. The real magic of Matheran, a favorite among hikers, is discovered while wandering the area and getting lost in the picturesque town. With the hand-picked itineraries and uniquely curated experiences included in the Matheran family packages, you can explore this city in depth.

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What are the best places to visit in Matheran with family?

1. Charlotte Lake: Charlotte Lake is among the most breathtaking attractions in Matheran. It is formed by a dam that overflows when it rains, creating a pristine little waterfall and a shimmering lake in the monsoon. A trip to the striking lake is also included in Matheran family packages, where visitors get a picturesque view of Charlotte Lake. It extends with a dam at one end and the Pisharnath temple at the other, situated amidst a heavily wooded environment. Additionally, one can observe Matheran's well-known lookout points, Echo Point and Louisa Point, from the lake. You can take a plethora of photos here and enjoy a blissful day here.

Location: This striking lake is located only a short walk from the main market area.

2. Louisa Point: Matheran's family tour packages include a trip to the stunning Louisa Point which offers you panoramic views of the western ghats. On a clear day, head to Louisa Point to take in the breathtaking views over the city and the ruins of Prabal and Vishalgad forts. Sunset is the most ideal time to visit Louisa Point, to truly admire the beauty that it offers. Overlooking a plethora of sights including historic old forts, chattering waterfalls, and blooming lake gardens, it offers a magnificent view like no other.

Location: This point is only 1.5 km away from the main market area.

3. Irshalgad Fort: The name Irshalgad is in fact not a fort but a point. The Matheran family packages offer a trek to the Irshalgad fort, which is situated 3700 feet above sea level. The fort trek grade is difficult, and the trek begins in Base Village Irshalgad. It will take one hour from Irshalwadi village to reach the fort. Visitors can trek through the beautiful vibrant greenery and admire the surrounding scenery.  A trek to this fort offers a challenging climb to this place, and thus is loved by experienced trekkers.

Location: Irshalgad is located near Kandivali Village in Khalapur Taluka of Raigad district in Maharashtra, India.

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4. One Tree Hill Point: One Tree Hill Point got its name since there is just grass surrounding it and is the only tree perching directly on top of the peak. This vantage point offers a truly breathtaking perspective over Matheran, with views of Karjat, the Mumbai–Pune motorway, Panvel City and Chowk Village among others. Visitors can enjoy the astonishing view and take plenty of vibrant pictures to add to their collection, making it a perfect place for a family day out.

Location: One Tree Hill Point is almost 4 km away from the marketplace, it takes around an hour to walk up to this place.

5. Matheran Market: Matheran market is quite famous for its Kolhapuri-style chappals and shoes. It is a must to get a pair of shoes when you visit the location, as not only are they cheap, but they are also of high quality. People who have a sweet tooth can snack on Chikki. Made from jaggery and honey, it’s a savoury food to have. While you go on exploring the place more, you’ll find markets for belts, purses, and even its famous Bhagyashree bags.

What are the best things to do in Matheran with Family?

1. Visit Dodhani Waterfalls: If you want to take a walk in nature, then you must make sure to visit the gorgeous Dodhani waterfalls. Since the place is a no-car zone, you have to park your vehicle in the base village and trek a short way up towards the waterfall. People who like a little adventure can even participate in waterfall rappelling that is offered at the waterfall. With all safety precautions and gear like gloves, harnesses, and safety jackets in place, it is an activity that is enjoyed by all thrill-seekers!

Location: This stunning waterfall is located 15 km from Pavel. You need to trek upwards to reach this spot.

2. Explore Little Chowk Point: Little Chowk Point is among the most visited tourist destinations in Matheran, and it is easy to understand why. A number of people travel here every day because of the amazing panorama of the Sahyadri Ranges that it offers. You may also see the magnificent Karnala Fort and the lovely village of Panvel from this vantage point. Additionally, from this vantage point, one can observe the spectacular Vishalgad and Prabalgad Fort and its lush surroundings. At this point, the statue of Lord Ganesh is another attraction that excites the visitors.

Location: Dist. Raigad, Matheran

3. Watch A Beautiful Sunset from Porcupine Point: Porcupine Point, also known as Sunset Point, is another wonderful location to drop by when in Matheran. The location got its name because of its shape, which is very similar to that of a bird called a porcupine. You should take a trip to the viewpoint to witness the mesmerising sunset if you want to make the most of your day. Porcupine Point is recognised widely for its stunning views of the Prabalgad Fort in the distance, in addition to its lush trees and picturesque environment.

Location: 2km away from the Matheran Railway Station.

4. Explore Irshalgad Fort: Contrary to its name, Irshalgad Fort is not in fact a fort but a point on top of a hill. Irshalgad Fort, a sister fort of Prabalgad is situated between Matheran and Panvel and is a great place to go trekking when you're at the hill station. One can include this spectacular fort in the Matheran tour packages for families and enjoy the hiking journey which will be worthwhile once you get to see the breathtaking views!

Location: Nadhal, Matheran.
Entry fee: Around INR 200 per person.

5. Seek Blessings at Ambarnath Shiv Temple: You must plan a visit to the historic Ambarnath Shiv Temple if you're seeking a spiritual experience. The Hindu temple is situated on the banks of the Waldhuni River, 37 kilometres from the hill resort. You will certainly appreciate exploring its chambers and admiring the stone-carved structure's Hemadpanthi architectural style. On the day of Mahashivaratri, there is a large fair that lasts for four days in Ambarnath. It begins two days before Mahashivaratri and lasts till the day after. If you visit during the afternoon, don’t miss out on their delicious prasad which is served daily!

Location: New Bhendi Pada, Bhaskar Nagar, Ambernath. Maharashtra.

What is the best time to visit Matheran with Family?

With pleasant weather throughout the year, Matheran is a place that you can visit anytime. Although the most ideal time to visit the place is between October and May. At this time of the year, the weather is pleasant and cool and one can truly explore the beauty of this town.

How many days do you need to explore Matheran?

You can explore Matheran easily within 2–3 days. Matheran family packages provide the ideal itinerary for a refreshing hill stop filled with lush greenery and misty clouds, such as Dodhani waterfalls, Little Chowk Point, the stunning Irshalgad Fort, or even shopping in the Matheran market. With our Matheran tour packages for families, you will get a tailored experience by customising your trip according to your needs and requirements. The itinerary will include visits to scenic spots, sanctuaries, and gorgeous landscapes.

How is the weather in Matheran?

The weather in Matheran is pleasant throughout the year. It is relatively cooler and drier than its neighbouring areas like Mumbai and Pune, which also makes it an ideal destination for tourists when the summer heat turns unbearable. Matheran tour packages for family will ensure that you visit this beautiful place at a time that will allow you to get the most out of your trip!

Matheran Family Tours Reviews

Vishwamitra Johar
Reviewed: 23 May 2020
From Mumbai, these places is almost an hour drive away, the view of the journey was so beautiful. In this package we visited the famous hill stations like lonavala and khandala. And I also visited the famous Lion's Point. Love this place !!

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