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Matheran is a paradise for adventure seekers. The cool climate and plenty of trekking spots add to the adventure of trekking. People can indulge in day trekking in Metharan to various places in the vicinity and enjoy the breathtaking views of the landscape. Trekking is an activity in Matheran that will be richly rewarding, especially for nature lovers, and more so just after the monsoons when wildflowers are in full bloom with their attendant butterflies. The best day trekking tours can be enjoyed to the following places in Matheran.
Located around 25 km south of Panvel, Kalavantin Durg (or Kalavantin Fort) is nestled in the Western Ghats and stands at an elevation of 500m. Kalavantin Durg is located at the north end of Prabalmachi or the Prabal Plateau. Kalavantin Pinnacle trek is divided into two patches, first is uphill terrain till Prabalmachi where the trek route is divided for Kalavantin durg and Prabalgad. The Kalavantin Durg trek is heavily crowded during monsoons, however, it can be visited throughout the year.
Waterfall rappelling is an adventure activity where you descend down a huge rock patch along with the cascading waterfall. The hills of Matheran are reborn every year with rains flowing in them like blood veins. It is a mini Amazon of Mumbai for its amazing biodiversity. Waterfall Rappelling is also technically known as canyoning and canyoneering and are more often associated with technical descents that require rappels.
The places to enjoy waterfall rappelling in Matheran are:
Plenty of games and activities Metharan offers that allows you to encounter various challenges and also to find a way to overcome them. There are many fun filled adventure activities as well as sightseeing that allow you to enjoy a perfect time. On the list, there are activities like ziplining, rappelling, rifle shooting and lot more. On the other hand, or those who yearns for team games, can participate in roller coaster, survival tie-untie and others alike.
With spectacular roads and a pleasant weather, Matheran offers an opportunity for tourists to discover the serene landscape with the help of a cycle. One of the closest hill-stations to Mumbai, Matheran is around two hours from Mumbai, by road. Since, vehicles are banned from entering this hill station limit, one can rent a bicycle to explore the surroundings. One of the most eco-sensitive regions, Matheran is best explored on foot or on mountain bikes.
Whether to escape the city heat, the maddening daily life, the pollution or the traffic – Matheran meets every traveller’s need. This hill station just has you coming back for more. There are several scenic spots in Matheran that will keep you hooked throughout your vacation and refresh your senses.
Some of the top attractions in Matheran are listed as follows:
Matheran is a tiny surprise given the variety it offers. Indulge in Gujarati, Maharashtrian, Chinese, Moghlai and Punjabi cuisines across the many restaurants of the town. The standout items than one must try, while here, include the staple Vada Paav, an authentic and rich range of kebabs, as well as some Chikki , a popular sweet in the area. Also sip into some refreshing Kokum Sharbat . Liquor is also available but only in certain restaurants.
The best areas if you want to indulge in a culinary experience in Matheran are: