Matheran truly is Maharashtra's one of the most beautiful and well maintained hill station. Best NGO recommended sites in Maharashtra.! The availability of road and railway have made it accessible to all people irrespective of their age. Also the ban on motor vehicles inside Matheran have helped to preserve its beauty and keep intact its natural touch. The presence of hotel's and lodging boarding facilities have made it possible to have a multi-day stay in Matheran and thoroughly enjoy nature's beauty. Due to ban on motor vehicles in Matheran the modes of transport in Martheran are limited to horses and rickshaws (pulled by humans), however seeing the various points in Matheran by walking is a real pleasure!
Matheran is situated in the Matheran range of Sahyadris at a height of 2516 feet. To reach Matheran one has to first reach Neral. Neral is well connected to Mumbai by rail and road.
From Neral, Matheran can be reached by a narrow gauge railway or by taxies. Railway function normally in summer and winter season. Taxies leave you at Dasturi Naka, where after paying tax you can proceed towards Bazarpeth. Train directly takes you to the Bazarpeth. One can even reach Matheran by foot.