VISIT TO Matheran Hill station- 2018


  • SAT. 0730 AM near Hotel Ratnadeep , ST stand Panvel, Hotel Ratnadeep - 7th Feb to 30th Sep, 2018
  • One Night/One Day (1N/1D or 1D/1N)
  • Travelling from Panvel to Matheran base & back by road, Entry fee, Stay in Dormitory, Tea, Morning Break-fast, Veg, Meals & guide fee
2018 07 Feb
2018 30 Sep

*BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM: Meeting point behind Panvel ST depot near hotel Ratnadeep, around –0630 AM. leaving for Matheran base by ST bus/Jeep (vehicle),  Matheran hill @ height from sea level of 850 Metres  Matheran is a lush green hill station during monsoon.Stay in shared five bed home stay Dormitory (Family rooms are available on advance request at  extra charges) Sundar Villa , near Honeymoon Point or Matheran railway station

Day Trekking , option of horse riding (approx charges Rs 500-600) in select points of Matheran . Thennext morning , trek down to village Dodhani. Return to Panvel around 1 pm.

Alternately  one can return by taking shared  Taxi from Dasturi Naka and take train from Neral to CST (extra charges for Taxi Rs 70 per head , Rali way tickets at actual 

*OPTIONAL EXTRA: Horse riding to nearby points at approx cost of Rs 600-800 per head

*HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: Panvel is situated on Mumbai – Pune Highway. Easy to approach by State Transport, Railway, Mumbai Harbor local and private vehicles.


NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORRDINATOR:            Mr. Sunil Raj of Jidd

CONTACT NUMBER:                                                 9869331617. 022 65112419 Alternate number 09035010503

EMAIL ADDRESS:                                            ;

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:                              B – 302, SHIVAM CHS. PLOT NO. 198, SECTOR – 4, NEW PANVEL ( E) - 410206

*BOOK ONLINE:   YES. Make NEFT transfer to Youth Hostel Kharghar account below  

Our Bank Name is Canara Bank, Kharghar/Bank Account name Youth Hostel Kharghar

Bank Account number is 2855201000355/ IFSC code CNRB0002855

*WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING:  Sun cap, Goggle, water bottle, extra clothes, Walking stick, Camera & Binocular at own risk. Helmet is recommended while doing horse riding .

*WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Though there is no age limit,  one needs to be a Fit person who has Experience of  Trekking  before, with No previous health issues and No history  heart problems, Hypertension, palpitation, etc .

Grade of Trek    : Grade Heavy to Medium  Heavy

*Zero Waste Trekking policy                                     : We discourage use of disposable cups, plates. Do not dispose wrappings of food , water bottles at pristine location like Matheran. As service to environment, please pick up plastic littered by others on hills, bring   down the hill and handover to nearest rag picker  or in dust bin

*Horse Riding  /Additional day for Trekking                                      :Matheran has more than 450 numbers horses                                          At payment of Rs 700 (Estimated) per head, we can extend trek  one day                                                                                                                                          

We do not take  responsibility for injuries sustained during horse riding or liability from injuries caused to others due to horse riding or trekking  .

*CANCELLATION RULES:  No refund for no shows or cancellations done later than five days prior day of trek.       In case you are unable to join this trip you will get 50 % of the program fee as refund, provided your online cancellation request is received at least five days before the scheduled date. No refund for cancellations done later than 5 days prior to day of trek

Request for cancellation and refund may be sent through email at /

Seat once booked cannot be re-scheduled or transferred. Any unforeseen event / strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation. Refund may be given after 30 days of completion of the programs. Full charges for children above 5 years age. 50% charges for children below 5 years who will share bed with parents Full charges for children above 5 years



*ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Optional – Overnight accommodation at Youth Hostel-Kharghar at cost extra.

Kharghar youth hostel is three storey row house with elevator The ground floor has 2+1 Bed dormitory(Rs 650 per bed per night)

First and second floor has 1BHK air conditioned apartments. The first floor has Two bed for couple. The second floor apartment has 4 beds for family suite. Suite charges as applicable  Youth Hostel Kharghar will offer complimentary dinner for overnight stay.

*FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES:Simple vegetarian food and natural water. Participants can bring own water, torch, cap, monsoon protection, medicines, if any required 

*SAFETY & SECURITY:    This place and route is well-known, no extra security required.  

No Map detail.