Matheran is a small hill station located 800m (2,625 feet) above sea level in the outskirts of Mumbai, Maharashtra. This is the smallest hill station in India and Asia’s only Automobile free hill station. A location to chill and enjoy the beauty of nature. Matheran provides a comprehensive holiday with beautiful sightseeing and a slight bit of religious content.
The attractions include Alexander Point., Rambag Point, Little Chowk Point, Big Chowk Point, One Tree Hill Point, Belvedere Point, Olympia Race Course, Lords Point, Charlotte Lake, Pisharnath Mahadev Mandir, Celia Point (a water fall mouth), Echo Point., Porcupine Point (Sun Set Point), Panorama Point (Sun Rise Point), Khandala Point, Madhavji Garden & Point, Matheran Railway Station, Louisa Point, Mayra Point, Pisarnath Temple.
There are 2 ways to get to Matheran, by the Toy Train or by Jeep to a certain point and the hike for a good distance to reach. When you are travelling along with family or friends, it’s good that you opt the second choice. The fun along is the ultimate time that you can spend with your loved ones. And after a certain amount of time when all gets tired of walking, then suddenly someone shouts, “Hey look!! I finally found the station”, as if they discovered it first.
So the question now is when to enjoy the train ride? Well, once you have gone up the hills you definitely need to get down, right? While getting down you can have the fun of riding the Toy Train.