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Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Entry Fee : Free

Timings : Sunrise to Sunset

Echo point, Matheran Overview

Located in the state of Maharashtra, Matheran is a quaint hill station famous for its scenic beauty. An eco-sensitive destination, it is the only automobile-free hill station in the continent. One of the most popular spots in this hill station is the Echo Point. As the name suggests, this photogenic point is famous for the reverberations and echoes it generates. In addition to this phenomenon, this destination is also famous for its natural virgin beauty.

Engulfed in a fluffy blanket of cotton clouds, the Echo Point of Matheran is an unlikely physics lesson with its real life illustrations of the acoustics of echoing. The hilltop also gives a bird's eye view of the entire region which is a sight for sore eyes. Carpeted with a blanket of green grass, the mountains of Sahyadri are a sight to behold.

This destination is also a food lover's delight, as various stall and small shops provide delicious local Maharashtrian delicacies at reasonable prices. With its pleasant weather and spotlessly clean surroundings, Echo Point is the perfect weekend getaway.

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Photography at Echo Point

With its views of sparkling lakes and lush green valleys, the Echo Point is quite the destination for some good old photography. Capturing the Maharashtrian hills against the backdrop of the blue skies has a thrill of its kind, and the resulting pictures are breathtaking, to say the least. The early morning sunrise and evening sunsets are worth capturing. Visit this destination for some unadulterated clicks of Mother Nature in all its glory.

Best Time To Visit Echo point

Morning and evening though the best time to visit is during rain but only for youngsters because it is very slippery and difficult for elderly to walk. During rain (near Mumbai) this place is even better than Khandala.

Tips For Visiting Echo point

Trekkers prefer to travel by State transport bus from Panvel to Dodhani ( 15km). From Dodhani it is an hours trek to the sunset point of Matheran. This trek is very safe and easy to walk. Many trekkers prefer it during monsoon.This path passes through the forest area, with lots of streams and lush green trees.

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