Mumbai ,formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. With an estimated population of 20.5 million, it is the largest metropolis in India and one of the most populous cities in the world. The Mumbai Metropolitan Area which includes cities of Navi Mumbai & Thane, is also the world's 5th most populated metropolitan area.

There are so many Places around Mumbai to see . Which include Temples, Historical Places, Hill station, Wild Life and Waterfalls etc.
This site help to find out known-unknown places around Mumbai. which can be one or two day picnic for People and children's who don't have time.
Then What you are Thinking Lets Plan to see Nature..

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Matheran hill station

About Matheran
Matheran was discovered by Hugh Malet in 1850. The British developed Matheran as a popular tourist resort.
At an elevation of around 800m (2,625 ft) above sea level Matheran is a hill station located about 100 km from Mumbai. Matheran literally means jungle on top. All vehicles (Except emergency vehicles) are banned here.
The only modes of transport are on Horseback, by man-pulled rickshaw, or on foot. Every one living in cities needs this sort of change once in a while.
Old British-style architecture has been preserved in Matheran and most structures are now heritage structures.
Matheran has been declared an eco sensitive region by the Union Environment Ministry (GoI).
If any want to come to matheran from mumbai (CST)
Catch the train Karjat it take near about 2 hr from CST to neral
neral come after kalyan in pune side
train fair is 30 rs from CST to neral
then catch mini train otherwise best way is go to high way and catch any vechile which gose to matheran
Mini train take 25 rs per person,and other vechile take less than that if persons are more or group member are more...
then u have to give 25 rs at the gate of Matheran for tax....

About Surfing
Every one have to walk throught matheran or horse riding....
there is map of matheran hill station you can use it
and can see the points according to that....
Best Time to GO
there is no as such best time but
oct to april is the nice time..
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