Matheran Night Trek

Experiences: A Fresh Experience of Easy Night Trek in Matheran Forest following Trails of Old Bungalows, Walking along Starry Night along the Matheran Ridge on a Pleasant Night.. 


Location: Matheran
Grade: Easy to Moderate
Duration: 6 to 10 hours experience.
Best Season: Winters (October to May)







read on for few pictures and details







Tentative Schedule..


06:00 pm to 07:00 pm Meeting at Neral Station; taking share cab for Dasturinaka

Or

Option 2
7:30 pm to 08:00 pm Meeting at Dasturinaka near main Matheran Entry toll booth at Dasturinaka
Hike upto Matheran Market.. Exploring Market and Dinner at Matheran.

Night Trek along Spooky Trails till late night..
Board Share Cab till Neral Station..
Take Early morning Train from Neral Station till Mumbai.. 
Arrive in Mumbai before day break by 7:00 am

Details for Internet Banking Transfers (RTGS / NEFT / IFSC):

Account Name: OFFBEAT MANDALA
Account No.: 50200006370273
Bank Name: HDFC Bank Limited
RTGS/NEFT/IFSC: HDFC0000019
Branch: THE AMALDAS CO-OP HSG. SOC. LTD., 
JUHU-VERSOVA LINK ROAD,
WARK-K, (WEST), ANDHERI (WEST), MUMBAI – 400053, MAHARASHTRA


Custom Trip Fee:
Rs 950/- per person. (Minimum billing for 6 persons upto 10 persons) - 1 Guide
Rs.850/- per person. (Minimum billing 11 persons to 20 persons) - 2 Guides
Rs.790/- per person (Minimum billing 21 persons to 30 persons max)

Trip Fee Includes:
Trek Management
Matheran Entry Fee
Share cab for one round trip between Neral to Dasturi naka

Excludes:
Dinner (to be paid on actual).
Bottled Water/ Beverages.
Anything that is not included is excluded.
Un-utilized resources will not be refunded.

Commercial Terms:

All confirmed bookings only against 100% advance, we have to manage all arrangements to create a good experience for you and your group.

cancellation policy with respect to your date of booking:

25% deduction of total camp fee booking amount for cancellation done before 21 days
50% deduction of total camp fee booking amount for cancellation done before 5 days 
No refund for an cancellation done in last 4 days before your event.

Kindly read the checklist; dos and don'ts; FAQs for the event.


Checklist:

What to carry?

One set of change clothes, flash lights, water 2 liters per head, personal snacks, all luggage in backpack, cap, full sleeves t-shirt, tracks, mosquito repellent, hand sanitizer, and trekking pole.
Sleeping Bag or Bed Sheet with Lite Camping Mat.

Do's and Don'ts 

To fully enjoy the trek plan a theme / surprises / spooky pranks along with friends.
Do not trespass or damage any property during the bhoot bangla trek
Keep your voice volumes low so that we do not disturb the local neighbors.
Follow eco-sensitive tourism (No littering; we carry back everything we brought with us)
Alcohol and drugs not allowed on the trek
Stick with the group do not wander on your own into the forest
Participate in pitching and packing your own tents during the event.

FAQs?

How do I reach Dasturi Naka?
Take a local train till Neral Station, just outside Neral station at Cab stand you will get share cabs for Rs.70/- per head till Dasturi naka (note the cost is indicative can change as per local cab union policies)

Can we drive down till Dasturi Naka?
Yes you can drive down till DAsturi Naka; there is pay and park available at Dasturi Naka (Matheran) (No vehicles are allowed beyond this point). The drive from Neral to Dasturi Naka involves negotiating steep and narrow ghat route. So be beware.

What should be the size of Back Pack I should carry?
40 to 60 liters.

Will we see any ghosts?
We will be going through foot paths that will have old spooky houses that may not have been used for years. So if you find any un-usual experiences do share with us.

Will we have wash rooms where we are camping out?
No, answer Nature Call in Nature. We will get washroom at Restaurant we plan to have breakfast.

For more questions do call us in person.

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