Matheran via Garbett Plateau

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10 Feb 2019

Sunday

Fri, 08 Feb, 21:00 Hrs

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Highlights

About Place

Matheran is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Maharashtra. The hill station was discovered by Hugh Poyntz Malet in 1850 and is located at about 2625 feet above Sea level. Garbett point is located on the South-west side of Matheran with the grand view of the plateau. The huge plateau gives a view to various waterfalls on the neighbouring mountains in Monsoons. This place is also one of the top things to do in Matheran hill station.

Garbett plateau offers a panoramic view of the valley on both sides. From this plateau, a short steep ascends will lead to the Garbett Point. The path is very narrow and on one side there is a sheer drop of some thousand odd feet into the valley. From this point, the 5 km long trail will lead to Matheran. The entire trail takes about 4 to 5 Hours.

So what are you waiting for? Plan a trek to Matheran and get to experience the trek via Garbett Plateau. Book your tickets right now to enjoy the fun and adventure!

Trivia

pieces of information
LocationMatheran
Base CampNeral-Bhivpuri
Height (ft.)2625
Walking5 Hrs
DifficultyEasy
EnduranceMedium

Transfer

Pune to Pune
Departure
Bus Route
Pick-Up

Shivajinagar > Aundh > Wakad > Karjat > Neral (Base)

22:00 – Shivajinagar
22:30 – Aundh
22:59 – Wakad

  • Please arrive before 15 min. at your pickup point to avoid getting late.
Arrival
  • Sun, 10 Feb 2019
  • 15:00
  • Shivajinagar, Pune

Inclusions

  • Transfer from/to Pune
  • Taxi Fare: Matheran to Neral
  • Breakfast+Tea
  • Group Medical Kit
  • An Experienced Trek Leads
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusion list.

Itinerary

Day 0 SatNight Travelling

22:00 – Reporting to the Team.
22:59 – Travel from Pune.

Day 1 SundayMatheran Garbett Plateau Trek

01:30 – Reach base village, Nera.
01:45 – Group introduction & briefing about the trek.
02:00 – Start trek to Garbett Plateau.
04:00 – Reach Garbett Plateau.
06:00 – Reach Matheran via Garbett Point.
07:00 – Freshen up & Breakfast+Tea.
10:00 – Descend by taxi.
11:00 – Travel to Pune.
15:00 – Reach Pune with Happy Memories & Non-Biodegradable waste. 🙂

Trek Essentials

Basic Gears

• Backpack (30-40 ltr.): A backpack with sturdy straps and a supporting frame.
• Trekking / Sports shoes in good condition. (require A good grip.)
• TORCH

Outdoor Apparels

• Full Sleeved & Collared T-shirts: To prevent sunburns on the neck and arms.
• Full Trekking Pants. (Avoid shorts & 3/4th.)
• Carry an extra pair of cloth; to use after the trek ends.
• Sweaters / Sweatshirt: To protect from cold at night.
• Thermals: Those who are more susceptible to cold can carry thermals to wear at night.
• Cap / Rain jackets / Warm wears / Windcheater. (Seasonal)
• Napkin or towel.

Food

• Min. 3-4 ltr. Water/Hydration pack.
• Snacks: Fruits, Dry-fruits, Cookies & Chocolates, etc.
• Energy drink like electrolyte powder.
• Personal medicines, if any.

Accessories

• Torch / Headlamp.
• Sunglasses, Cap, Trekking Pole, Camera etc.
• Extra slipper to use after the trek or at the campsite.
• Utensils: Plate, Bowl, Spoon & Glass, etc. (Mandatory)

Personal Utilities

• Sunscreen cream, Hand sanitizer, Moisturiser, etc.
• Toilet Paper & wipes, Toothbrush, and Toothpaste & Quick dry towel.

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