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इंडियन आवाज़     17 Sep 2019 09:46:28      انڈین آواز
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The Tiniest Hill Station

This is the reason why one feels so fresh and refreshing here. Its easy accessibility from Mumbai and Pune also makes this place a favourite weekend getaway among urban residents.

Matheran was discovered by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the then district collector of Thane in May 1850. Lord Elphinstone, the then Governor of Bombay laid the foundation of a future hill station. This place was developed to beat the heat and humidity in the region by British and since then it is serving the purpose for urban dwellers.

The nearest railway station here is Neral, which is 9 km. from Matheran. To reach the town you have to either walk or use Horse, buggy or hand- pulled rickshaw. But the best mode of transport is toy train that is chugging up and down the hills for over 100 years now. In the two- and- half an hour journey by toy train you can enjoy vast and beautiful sceneries spreading on both sides of track. The train takes you amidst panoramic views of nature. Another mean of transport is by ropeways.

The best time to visit the tiny hill station is during monsoon when the beauty of breathtaking waterfalls, mist- covered valleys, dew dripped greenery and floating clouds take you to altogether another world. There are total 38 view points from where you can enjoy the nature’s bounty.

Mount Berry and Charlotte Lake are the major attractions here. Mount Berry is one of the highest spots from where you can have a bird’s eye view of the hill station. Charlotte Lake is one of the most beautiful spots here and an ideal place to spend a nice evening. It sports a dam at one end and the Pisarnath Mandir on the other.

At Honeymoon point you can experience the adventure of valley crossing by a rope which is really a terrific experience. Apart from this there are Alexender point, Rambag point, Little Chouk point, Chouk point, One Tree Hill point, Olympia Race Course, Lord’s point, Sesil point, Panorama point etc. to enjoy the beauty of the nature.

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