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Matheran is a smallest hill station Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra, located amidst magnanimousness of nature. Matheran is situated on Sahyadri hill range of Maharashtra around 800m above sea level and is a perfect destination to spend weekends and long holidays. This place is proximate to many of the Metro Politian cities which makes it a famous weekend hideaway for urban residents. It is one of the ultimate and best weekend getaway from Mumbai and Pune city.
Matheran means forest on the forehead is an echo sensitive region, declared by Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. There are no automobiles used here hence it is affirmed that its Asias only automobile free hill station. Even today the tourists are allowed only to take a horseback ride or a hand rickshaw ride. The temperatures varies here from 32 degree centigrade to 16 degree centigrade (90 degree Fahrenheit to 61 degree Fahrenheit).This place has an enormous number of medicinal plants and herbs. It has a large monkey population. The proximate Lake Charlotte is the main source of drinking water at Matheran. Matheran tourism makes anyone to engrave their experiences on their heart forever.
The best season is to visit Matheran Hill Station is at rainy season and in winter (i.e. from June to January) as many waterfalls, blossoming green valleys attracts the tourists. A very unique feature of this place is no vehicles are allowed here. Hence, the best ways of transport are horses and man-pulled rickshaws. Matheran is not actually famous for any specific shopping goodies. The main lane of the city known as Bazaar have many shops situated and offers variety of leather accessories like hats, belts foot wares, decorative items, etc.
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