Matheran, a rustic yet beautiful tourist spotPosted by: Team TP, Posted on: 3 weeks ago
If you are thinking to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city life and spend some time in the lap of nature, Matheran in Maharashtra is the perfect spot for you. You get to explore some beautiful places and enjoy the cool natural atmosphere with thrilling treks to go for. We bring you the reasons why you will love travelling this place.
It is sure to leave you spellbound by its splendid beauty. High hills and mountains are some of the best things about this region. Capture some beautiful moments with thrilling sunset views at this place. A walk in this paradise is soothing and you get to enjoy clear views of Prabal fort, and Vishalgarh from here.
One Tree Hill
It is an adventurous trek to go over in Matheran. The trek also offers serene views of the untouched beauty of nature. The interesting part about this hill is that there is only one tree on a hill. The place is around 5 km away from the Matheran market. For nature lovers, it is a bliss!
Though there are more of ruins here, Prabal Fort is again an outstanding one that comes in the must-visit list of Matheran. These historic and epitomes of natural beauty are the main reason to attract you to this place of Maharashtra. Prabal fort was captured by Chathrapathi Shivaji from Mughals.
This point gives awestruck views of the sunset, mountain ranges and forests. The best you will feel about the place is its ambience and tranquillity. The point is just 5 minutes drive away from Matheran and has Cathedral rocks located on the western side of it.
Echo Point gives amazing views of its valleys and the interesting part is, the climate keeps on changing here. It offers splendid mountain views with clouds slowly passing over. The place is a two-hour car ride away from Mumbai.
Karnala Fort Trek
This fort is around 10km from the city of Panvel. Reaching the top you get glorious views of the Mumbai to Goa highway with roads connecting valleys. Trekking to the Karnala Fort is a great experience and in groups, it is more enthusiastic.