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  • Trip introduction

    The Garbett Point in Matheran is flourishing in every direction on the rainy days. The trek to Garbett point starts from the base village of Diksal. You will be ascending through verdant trails, watching distant waterfalls along the way and moving against the strong winds to reach the top. This day trek to Garbett Point is a perfect weekend adventure for someone seeking to spend time in thriving nature near Mumbai or Pune.

    Destination

    Matheran, one of the top hill stations in Maharashtra is at a short drive of about 90 km from Mumbai and 120 km from Pune. The climate of Matheran is delightful, which brings hordes of visitors to Matheran, especially in the monsoon when the hill station is flourishing with greenery. The hill station stretches for 8 square kilometers in the Sahyadris and has plenty of trekking destinations, including the charming Garbett Point. Garbett Plateau is located at an altitude of 2625 feet in the village of Diksal, located nearby Bhivpuri railway station. The vantage point of the Garbett offers plateau, distant waterfall, water bodies, green hills and dark clouds rolling in.

    Destination highlights

    Trek across the sprawling greenery of Garbett Point. | Explore one of the lesser-known, yet gorgeous trekking destinations in Matheran. | Embark on chill weekend getaway near Mumbai and Pune.

    Activity Details

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    2625

    150

    13 km

    7 hours

    13 km

    Trip details
  • Trek to Garbett Point

    Board the fast local to Karjat from departing from CST railway station 06:10 hours. You will reach Bhivpuri railway station by 08:00 hours and meet the trek operator near the ticket counter of the station. After tea/coffee at the nearby stall, you will leave for the base village, Diksal. After reaching Diksal, you will immediately start trekking towards Garbett Point. You will reach the top after 3-4 hours of climbing. Explore the beautiful Garbett point and have lunch at the summit. Start descending towards Matheran. From Matheran, you will board a local transport to Neral station, and start your journey towards Mumbai. You will reach Mumbai by 19:00 hours. Your Garbett Point trek ends here. 

    Day 1 Milestone

    Mumbai

    Mumbai

    06:00 AM

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days before the departure of Garbett Point trek: 70% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    For cancellations made 15-30 days before the departure of Garbett Point trek: 40% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    For cancellations made 7-15 days before the departure of Garbett Point trek: 20% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    For cancellations made less than 7 days of the departure of Garbett Point trek: No refund.

    In case of no show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Garbett Point.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing disturbance.

    Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Garbett Point.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Tardiness in boarding the local train on time may lead to missing the trek.

    A basic level of health and fitness is required to book this trek to Garbett Point. If you have any cardiac or respiratory conditions, or suffer from knee or spinal problems, please inform the tour operator and consult your doctor before booking the trek to Garbett Point.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the trek to Garbett Point.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Matheran to Neral local transport cost

    • Breakfast and tea in the morning
    • Evening tea/coffee
    • Services of the trek operator
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Lunch

    • Local train ticket cost
    • Any kind of personal expenses
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Warm jacket
    • Full-length trek pants
    • Comfortable t-shirt/shirt
    • Trekking shoes (preferably with ankle support)
    • Windcheater
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Sleeveless tops
    • Low neck tops
    • Short pants

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Matheran to Neral local transport cost
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued identity card
    • Lunch
    • Backpack
    • Water bottle (2 litres)
    • Dry snacks (chocolate bars, biscuits, energy bars, dry fruits, etc.)
    • Personal toiletries including wet wipes, tissue papers, hand sanitizer, etc.
    • Light towel/napkins
    • Camera with extra battery
    • Torch with extra batteries
    • Sun-cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Scarf
    • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
    • Personal medicines

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.