Smallest hill station in India-Matheran is located on the Western Ghats above sea level in the state of Maharashtra. It is an admired weekend escape for the urban locals. Matheran means forest on the forehead. Matheran is stated as an eco sensitive region by the Indian government. It is the only automobile free hill station in Asia.
It has an abundance of hotels in Matheran of different varieties. The Matheran hotels provide new modern facilities to the people so that each one of them can easily stay there free of tension without putting any kind of headache. Most of the hotels provide free breakfast, free parking, free Wi-Fi, laundry, spa, restaurant, room service, bar, business center. You can travel only by means of the ambulance provided by the municipality. One cannot use a private automobile in that area. Other than the ambulance, one can use horses and hand pulled rickshaws during travel.
Best time to visit
Matheran is pleasant and less humid all throughout the year but the best time to visit Matheran is during the month of October until May. September to June is bouncy and ultimate for sight-seeing. July and August are rainy and may opt for trip by those tourists liking rainy day out.
Places to visit
There is a variety of choices left over for you in Matheran. The sightseeing places are Echo Point that offers you a chance to outlook the whole area and enjoy your own echoes. Charlotte Lake is the main source of water supply in Matheran and looks relaxing during the rain. King George point is preferable during rains as it captures the waterfalls created in the monsoon. If you want to go for worshipping, then there is a temple located near Charlotte Lake-Shri Pisarnath Temple. Then is the Khandala Point that is necessary visit in the monsoons as the greenery and waterfalls win over even more. Then is the Prabal Fort that enfolds a high fortune within it until the date.
Prabal Fort, a historic fort, is seen from the Louisa Point, a further famous point. The fort is now in ruins but was an imposing muscular structure during its zenith. A few other famous points are the Monkey Point, the Porcupine Point and the One Tree Hill Point. Matheran is stuffed with buildings and monuments that is prearranged in a style that is motivated from old British architecture. Most of these structures are now stated as heritages.