Places To Visit In Matheran

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Here are the top 29 tourist attractions to see in Matheran:

1. Louisa point

3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Louisa Point is one of the most famous viewpoints in Matheran. It offers two different views from the top. Visit Louisa Point is on a clear day to enjoy the spectacular view of the city and the remains of Prabal and Vishalgad fort. 

2. Charlotte lake

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Also known as the Sharlott lake, Charlotte Lake is an ideal quick retreat for those who seek silence and a perfect spot for the campers and picnickers. Birdwatching is a popular activity here. 

3. Monkey Point Matheran

4.3 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Different species of monkeys and langurs ca be spotted at Matheran Monkey Point. You can also experience the phenomenon of echoing here if you shout out into the mountains while facing the Hart Cliff.

4. Shivaji's Ladder

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Downhill from One tree hill viewpoint in Matheran, Shivaji's Ladder is a pathway with the steps in the shape of a ladder. Surrounded by lush green woods, it is one of the most popular trekking points in Matheran.

5. Panorama Point

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3 km
from city center
5 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Panorama Point is a scenic point in Matheran that offers 360-degree panoramic views of the Western Ghats and the verdant plains dotted with villages far below. An ideal picnic spot, it is a magnet for photo fanatic and adventure seekers.

6. One tree hill point

3.8 /5

3 km
from city center
6 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

One Tree Hill point in Matheran is one of the most scenic viewpoints in Maharashtra. It affords a panoramic and unobstructed view of the deep valleys and stretching forests that surround the hill station of Matheran. It is also famous for trekking.

7. Echo Point Matheran

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1 km
from city center
7 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Echo Point is a popular viewpoint in Matheran famous for the reverberations and echoes it generates. The hilltop also gives a bird's eye view of the entire region. Echo Point is also known for adventure activities like rope climbing and zip lining

8. Neral Matheran Toy Train

2 km
from city center
8 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Neral Matheran Toy Train is a heritage railway that connects Neral to Matheran via a 21-kilometre railway line. It serves as an interesting mode of transport to explore the Western Ghats of India.

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9. Ambarnath Temple

1 km
from city center
9 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Ambarnath Temple is a historic Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Located at Ambarnath near Mumbai, it was built in 1060. The temple complex has a stark resemblance to the Dilwara Temples located in Mount Abu. The stunning architecture of the temple complex is a treat to the eyes. 

10. Porcupine point

3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
10 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Also known as the sunset point, Porcupine Point is a famous viewpoint in Matheran. It is famous for the mind-stirring view of Matheran during the sunset and an unparalleled view of the Prabalgad Fort situated nearby.

11. Alexander Point

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
11 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Alexander Point is one of the most scenic viewpoints in Matheran. It is famous for enchanting panoramic views of Palasdari Lake, Rambaug Point, Garbut Point and Chowk Point. 

12. Hart Point

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
12 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

The Hart Point is one of the popular viewpoints in Matheran. It affords a stunning panoramic view of the surrounding lush valleys and the Western Ghats. It is ideal for a picnic and for watching the sunrise and sunset. 

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13. Little Chowk Point

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
13 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Little Chowk Point is one of the most loved spots of Matheran. It is named so because the view of Matheran Chowk from this point is absolutely breathtaking on a clear day. The large statue of Lord Ganesh is another attraction.

14. Honeymoon Point

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
14 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

The Honeymoon Point is a viewpoint in Matheran which is famous the Grand Canyon of India. The stunning view of the mountains and the nearby Prabalgad Frt from this point is simply breathtaking.

15. Shopping in Matheran

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0 km
from city center
15 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

While here, one can shop for leather items, Kolhapuri footwear, Chikki, honey and simple handicraft items here. One can head to the Mall road for their shopping spree.

16. Rambagh Point

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
16 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Rambagh Point is one of the most famous picnic spots of Matheran. It provides a spectacular view of Karjat and Khandala, and the surrounding valleys.

17. Prabal Fort

3.2 /5

5 km
from city center
17 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Prabalgad Fort, also known as Kalavantin Durg is situated between Matheran and Panvel in Maharashtra. A trek to this place is perfect for those who enjoy adventure. This trek which commences from the base village of Shedung takes about 3 hours.

18. Belvedere Point

3 km
from city center
18 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

A paradise for nature lovers, adventure seekers and photographers, Belvedere Point is a famous view point to get a fabulous view of the beautiful valley of Matheran. The site receives high velocity wind which even reverses the flow of the waterfall flowing downhill.

19. King George Point

1 km
from city center
19 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

King George Point is a view point in Matheran to see the rolling hills covered in lush green natural vegetation, the valleys, the enchanting waterfalls and the mesmerising Charlotte Lake. It is a perfect attraction to escape the polluted city air and replenish the body, mind and soul.

20. Lord Point

1 km
from city center
20 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

One of the many view points in Matheran, Lord Point offers a different angle to view the beautiful natural surroundings. The beautiful valleys, the charming waterfalls, the sounds of the birds chirping their hearts away in the unpolluted air is sure to mesmerise everyone and serve as a perfect attraction for nature lovers.

21. Khandala Point

1 km
from city center
21 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Khandala Point is one of the most preferred points in Matheran to get a good view of the scenic beauty of the location. Due to its proximity to the main road and the market, it often gets many visitors. This is a perfect point to view the beautiful valley when on a time crunch.

22. Mount Barry

3 km
from city center
22 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Mount Barry has the highest altitude in Matheran and offers a spectacular birdês eye view of the Western Ghats, the waterfalls and the toy train traversing through the rugged natural landscape. It is one of the few points that are not mostly crowded and provide for a tranquil escape for the tired soul.

23. Malang Point

2 km
from city center
23 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Malang Point is another well known point in Matheran that offers a beautiful view of the scenic mountain ranges and several enchanting waterfalls amidst dense forests. The point is also connected by several trekking trails and is frequented often by trekkers navigating through the forests.

24. Paymaster Park

1 km
from city center
24 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Paymaster Park is a recreational park and a famous picnic spot in Matheran. The beautifully landscaped gardens, the colourful and fragrant flower beds and the gazebo in the middle of the mesmerizing park are a treat to the nature lovers. 

25. Irshalgad Fort

7 km
from city center
25 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Built at an elevation of 3700 feet above sea level, Irshalgad Fort is the sister fort of Prabalgad Fort. It is surrounded by dense forestation and has several thrilling trekking trails. The Irshalgad pinnacle also serves as a perfect spot for mountaineering. 

26. Pisharnath Mahadev Mandir

1 km
from city center
26 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Pisharnath Mahadev Mandir is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is the oldest temple in  The Shivalinga is self manifested and has a unique tilted L-shape. The temple is located on the banks of the scenic Charlotte lake and is not as crowded as other commercial temples.

27. Vikatgad Peb Fort

5 km
from city center
27 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Named after Goddess Pebi Devi, Vikatgad Peb Fort is an ancient fort on the Matheran Hill range. The fort is surrounded by the scenic natural landscape of the Western Ghats and is a preferred trekking destination and a weekend picnic spot.

28. Dhodani Waterfalls

3 km
from city center
28 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Dhodani Waterfalls is one of the most picturesque waterfalls situated in Matheran. A popular picnic spot among both the locals and the tourists, the waterfalls also has the option for several water sports, the most popular of which is waterfall rappelling.

29. Rock Climbing in Matheran

29 out of 29
places to visit in Matheran

Replete with innumerous vantage points and mighty mountain peaks, Rock Climbing is one of the top activities and things to do in Matheran. You can avail the opportunity near Louisa Point, Alexander Point, Prabal Fort and Shivaji Ladder among others.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Matheran?

Day 1- Start your day early with a walk around Charlotte Lake. Visit the Pisarnath Temple. Enjoy the natural beauty from the numerous lookout points in the city.
Day 2- Enjoy sunrise from Panorama Point. Indulge in adventure sports like paragliding and Valley Crossing, a unique activity in Matheran.

How can I commute within Matheran?

Foot, Pulled rickshaw, Horse ride are the only means of transport within the city
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What are the top sightseeing places in Matheran?

The top sightseeing places in Matheran are Louisa point, Panorama Point, Charlotte lake, Monkey point, Matheran, Echo point, Matheran, Porcupine point.
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