Matheran hill station is near Mumbai in Raigad district of Maharashtra. Matheran Plateau is situated in Sahyadri Mountains and is easily accessible from the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, etc. We can reach Matheran by the following ways:
How to Reach Matheran By Road
How to Reach Matheran from Mumbai by Road
From Mumbai, we go to Navi Mumbai than to Panvel. We go into the Mumbai to Pune Expressway at Panvel, 8 km before we get out at Khopoli turnoff and get into the old Bombay Poona road. Then we turn to the left at place namely Chowk where a big green signboard shows that we ought to turn left for Matheran.
How to Reach Matheran from Pune by Road
We go inside Pune Mumbai Expressway at Pune and get down at Pune Mumbai Expressway at Khopoli exit after passing Lonavala and get onto old Poona Bombay Road. After 18 km, we turn right at a place called Chowk where a big green signboard shows that we ought to turn right for Matheran.
How to Reach Matheran from Dasturi Naka
While traveling to Matheran by road tourists needs to park their vehicles at Dasturi Naka. As Matheran is an eco-friendly destination no vehicles are allowed in Matheran. From Dasturi Naka tourists needs to reach Matheran by walking or hiring horses or hand pulled autos.
How to Reach Matheran By Train
How to Reach Matheran from Mumbai by Train
Mumbai is near to Matheran. Deccan Express is the train which runs on Mumbai (CST) to Pune way. It stops at Neral Junction. Neral is a town at foot of Matheran. As Neral is a local train station, other local trains like Mumbai to Karjat and Khopoli also stops at Neral Station. From Neral tourists can travel to Matheran by Matheran Mini Train or hire a taxi to reach Matheran.
Another way to reach Matheran is by Mumbai local train. Tourists need to take a local train on the main line in Mumbai going to Karjat or Khopoli and go off at Neral.
How to Reach Matheran from Pune by Train
Sahyadri Express runs from Pune to Mumbai which is only passenger train that stops at Neral. It is a long distance train.
How to Reach Matheran from Neral by Train
A train runs from Neral to the main market in Matheran namely Matheran toy Train. It runs on Neral-Matheran way and stops at three stations. Matheran Train is one of the heritage trains in India.
How to Reach Matheran By Air
Matheran is 100 km from Mumbai Airport, 120km from Pune City Airport. From Mumbai or Pune, one can reach Matheran by train or hire private cabs.
All in all, a very satisfying experience greets people when they reach Matheran. The place is a most favored destination for Indian Tourists as well as for Foreign Tourists because of its scenic beauty, pleasant climate and last but not the least the happy local people.
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