Matheran which means “forest on the forehead of mountains” is the smallest Hill Station and most popular getaways in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m (2,625 feet) above sea level. It is located nearby metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Pune which makes it a perfect week-end getaway.

Matheran is an eco-sensitive region, declared by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. It is Asia’s only automobile-free hill station with soothing weather all year long; the place stays serene all the time even with the thousands of visitors.

The place has plenty of tourist spots and it provides a breathtaking panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.

Places to visit at Matheran:

Panorama Point

Shivaji’s Ladder

Louisa Point


One Tree Hill Point

Porcupine Point

Alexander Point

Prabal Fort

Charlotte Lake

Hart Point

Charlotte Lake

Pisharnath Mahadev Mandir

Tours of Matheran