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Matheran - What to See?

Prabal Fort

Prabal Fort is a significant fort of historical importance during the Maratha reign and the Mughal period. This fort is famed to have treasure at the point and time when Chhatrapati Shivaji captured it. It is based in Matheran.
This ancient monument is sadly in ruins presently, but it still resonates the strong cultural and architectural influence the Marathas had on our Indian culture.
Atop the fort is a small, artificial pond. Despite the degeneration of the fort, there still remains three towers of the fort that can be explored by tourists.

Alexander Point

Alexander Point is one of the great scenic locations in Matheran and is located on the side of Madhavji road. On the backdrop of jungle greeneries, the point offers grandeur picturesque views of Palasdari Lake, Rambaug Point, Garbut Point, Chowk point and downhill village of Borgaon.
The beautiful view of the towers of Bhivpuri Power house is amazing from this cliff. The view of the deep valley down from this point offers a breathtaking experience for any tourist. Soft cool breeze and serene environment add charm of this place.

Charlotte Lake

Charlotte Lake, also known as Sharlott Lake is a serene scenic spot in Matheran and is the prime source of drinking water in the Matheran region. An ancient temple Pisarnath temple is located at the right of the lake and two beautiful picnic spots Louisa point and Echo point are placed at the left of the lake. The lake location is rich in panoramic sceneries and lusting greeneries.

This popular tourist destination is splendid during Monsoon and mostly get dried up in summer. One can watch some domestic bird fauna flying over the lake adding the picturesque beauty of the lake.

Louisa Point

Louisa Point is an imposing location in Matheran to have beautiful views of surrounding scenic places. The point located at a plateau offer the views of historical forts Vishalgad fort and Prabhal fort. This is a great spot for having eye catching views of sunset.
Right of this location, is enriched with an attractive point “Lion’s head�?, as it looks like a lion’s head. The better views of a waterfall, Lake Gardens, Chowk point and Echo points are assured from this place. As this place is unspoiled, unexplored and offer calm environments, this is a gifted plain to have a stress free stroll.

Panorama Point

Porcupine Point is an attractive view point in Matheran hills. The name is originated from the bird Porcupine as this place has the shape resembling that of Porcupine bird. A nearby majestic attraction is Cathedral rocks located on the western side from Porcupine point to Louisa point.
This spot offers the ideal view of sunset and also gives the majestic view of distant Prabalgad fort. The location is blessed with scenic surrounding and densely populated thick forests. The calm and cool atmosphere makes the travelers with a pleasant feeling.

Shivaji's Ladder

Shivaji’s Ladder is a must-watch destination. Amongst one of the major attractions in the region of Matheran, it is a connecting link from One Tree Hill Point to the Matheran Valley, shaped in the form of steps of a ladder.



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