Garbett Point Trek
Garbett Point is located on south-west side of Matheran Hill in Raigad District of Maharashtra, India. Garbett Point is at distance of 5km from Matheran. There are many points in Matheran and Garbett point is one of them.
Base Village: Diksal Village
Elevation/Height: 2625 Feet or 800 m
Nearest Railway Station: Bhivpuri
Grade level: Easy
Endurance Level: Medium
Time Required to Reach the Top: 3 Hour
Best Time to Visit: June to September
Garbett Point Information
There are many ways to reach Matheran and Garbett Point is most famous amongst all. Garbett Point offers a great view of Matheran Hill, Irshalgad, Morbe Dam, Dhom Lake, and Sondai Fort. The total distance of Garbett point trek is about 8km.
Garbett Point Can also be reach via Matheran. If you are bored from your daily routine and need some refreshment then travel. We can also visit Diksal waterfall during this trek.
Garbett Point Trek Route
Diksal village – Dhom Lake – Mango Tree – Sagachiwadi Village – Garbett Plateau- Garbett Point Top
Garbett Point trek route is easy and well-marked till the top of Garbett Point. Garbett Point trek begins from Dhom lake. Garbett Point trek passes Dhom lake, paddy fields, small village and huge plateau .
Garbett Point trek is the best one-day trek near Mumbai and Pune. Monsoon season is best time to visit Garbett Point. Garbett Point is best and ideal treks for beginners and first-timers.
Please Keep the Nature Clean and Green
Things to See on Garbett Point Trek:
- Dhom Lake
- Diksal waterfall
- Garbett Plateau
- View of Matheran Mountain Range
- Morbe Dam
Camping / Accommodation Facility: There are so many hotels in Matheran for accommodation. Garbett Plateau is a huge area and we can camp over there with our tents. Camping is not allowed near Dhom lake.
Food / Water Facility: There are many hotels in Matheran, We can easily get food and water. However, the Arrangement of food and water can be done by the People of Sagachiwadi village.
How to reach Garbett Point
Get down at Bhivpuri Railway station. Bhivpuri can be easily reached from Mumbai, Pune and Thane. From Bhivpuri railway station, we have to walk 15-20 minutes to reach Dhom Lake which is the starting point of the trek. We can also reach Garbett Point from Matheran. Get down at Neral Railway Station and catch share taxi to reach Matheran. From Matheran ask anyone for Garbett Point.
Total Cost of My Journey
Thane to Bhivpuri (By Train): Rs. 40 (Return Ticket)
Matheran to Neral Station(By Taxi): Rs. 80
Places to Visit near Garbett Point:
- Irshalgad Fort
- Morbe Dam
- Peb/Vikatgad Fort