Event Details: Event Grade: Easy Endurance Level: Medium Height of fort: 2600 ft approx. Location: Matheran, Karjat Total time required for climbing: 5 hours of normal climb Total distance for climbing: 8 kms Duration: 1 Night Cost: Rs.500/-
About Garbett Point: The climate of Matheran is very cool. The most unforgettable things about Matheran are deep forest and the waterfalls nearby, especially in rainy season. The beauty of the hill station gets doubled in monsoon. Matheran is truly 'The Best hill station in Maharashtra.
Matheran beautifully covers an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadris. This lovely spot was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district. Garbett point is located on South-west side of Matheran with grand view of the plateau.
Major Attractions: ● Night Trek full of adventure ● Traversing the lake ● Plateau and the cool breeze ● Adventures and easy rock climbing
Please Note: We’ll be boarding the below train from nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience: Khopoli Fast 10:04 pm CST 10:11 pm Byculla 10:18 pm Dadar 10:26 pm Kurla 10:30 pm Ghatkopar 10:38 pm Bhandup 10:46 pm Thane 10:58 pm Dombivli 11:05 pm Kalyan 11:15 pm Ambernath 11:31 pm Vangani 11:35 pm Shelu 11:39 pm Neral 11:46 pm Bhivpuri Road
Meeting Point : Bhivpuri Road Railway Station at 11:50 pm
Itinerary: 11:50 pm Meet-up, freshen up, gear up for the trek 00:00 am Introduction round and brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event 04:30 am Reach garbett plateau, take some rest and then explore the surrounding 05:30 am Start moving towards the top to get a panoramic view of the sun rise 06:15 am Reach top settle down wait for the sunrise, click pics with the sun rise 07:30 am Post sunrise and after clicking loads of pics, we will move towards our taxi stand 08:00 am Reach Neral station, freshen-up and have breakfast and tea 09:00 am Take a return train to mumbai 11:00 am Reach Mumbai and bid adieu with a promise to meet soon
Event Fee: Rs.500/- per person. Payment once done is non-refundable, do check for availability before making a payment.
Includes: The cost per head includes the following. ● Unlimited breakfast in the morning ● Tea in the morning ● Local guidance ● First aid and first responder assistance in case required ● MPA administration charges if any ● Do read our terms and conditions before registration
Cost Excludes: ● All kinds of extra meals / soft drinks ordered. ● Insurance, tips, porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc. ● Any kind of personal expenses. ● Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above. ● All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks, bad weather.
Things to carry: ● Some ready to eat food like- plum cakes, fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc ● 2 Litres of water must ● Good trekking shoes ● Extra pair of clothes, socks optional ● Cap, Camera as Optional ● 1 packet of electrol, enerzal, glucon-D ● Medications if required for individual ● Avoid wearing precious ornaments on an event, if possible ● And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking. Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly.