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Night Trek to Garbett Point

Night Trek to Garbett Point

Price

799

Duration

Trip Type

Date

Max People

30

Meeting Point

Overview

Trek under the sparkling sky to this beautiful destination in matheran

Garbett Plateau is one of the most beautiful trek in Matheran. It offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the entire Matheran range. This lovely spot was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district. Garbett point is located on South-west side of Matheran with a grand view of the plateau.

Altitude: 2625 ft. Approx

Included/Excluded

  • Matheran to Neral Transport
  • Breakfast & Tea
  • Expertise and Guide charges
  • Local Guide
  • First Aid Certified Trek Leads
  • Anything other than the above-mentioned things
  • Any personal expenses

Tour Plan

Day 0

  • 21:58 hrs – Catch the Khopoli Fast local leaving from CST at 21:58 hrs from your respective stations
  • 23:50 hrs – Meet Wandering Souls team at Bhivpuri Road station, we will start our trek after a brief introduction

Train Schedule:

  • 21:58 hrs – CST
  • 22:11 hrs– Dadar
  • 22:19 hrs– Kurla
  • 22:23 hrs– Ghatkopar
  • 22:39 hrs– Thane
  • 22:51 hrs– Dombivali
  • 23:02 hrs – Kalyan
  • 23:43 hrs – Bhivpuri Road

Day 1

  • 01:00 hrs – Start the trek
  • 04:30 hrs – Reach Garbett Plateau, take some rest explore the area
  • 05:30 hrs – Move towards Garbett Point, get a panoromic view of matheran. Witness a beautiful sunrise
  • 07:30 hrs – Start towards Dasturi Naka after clicking a mandatory group pic 😛
  • 08:00 hrs – Reach Dasturi Naka and leave for Neral in our transfer vehicle.
  • 09:00 hrs – Arrive at Neral. Have breakfast & tea. Catch a train back home. This brings us to the end of the trip, or rather just the beginning.

Calendar & Prices

Things to Carry

  • Identity Proof (Mandatory)
  • Bottle of Water (at least 2 litres)
  • Torch with extra batteries
  • Ready to eat food like plum cakes, dry fruits etc.
  • Cap, Camera
  • Good Trekking shoes
  • Face mask & sanitizer
  • Jacket / Wind cheater as it would be cold
  • Personal care stuff, ORS, medicines which you require usually
  • Haversack to put all the things in, please do not carry sling bags or jholas

FAQs

What are the train timings?

  • 21:58 hrs – CST
  • 22:11 hrs– Dadar
  • 22:19 hrs– Kurla
  • 22:23 hrs– Ghatkopar
  • 22:39 hrs– Thane
  • 22:51 hrs– Dombivali
  • 23:02 hrs – Kalyan
  • 23:43 hrs – Bhivpuri Road

If you miss the train you miss the trek

How will you contact me once I register?
One day prior to event, we will send you an "event headsup" email with further details, instructions, event coordinator contact details, etc. Along with these, it will also consist of event specific Whatsapp group invite link. Kindly click on the link & join this group for further coordination. (Note: Keep an eye at your spam folder too)

What is the difficulty level of this trek?
This trek is of moderate difficulty with around 5-6 hours of hiking.

Will I be able to do this trek? I have not trekked before.
We encourage you to come and experience the trek with us. Trekking is not about speed and our representatives will be there to encourage you to complete the trek. That said, it is an moderate level trek and basic stamina and fitness level is required to complete this trek

What is the age limit for this trek?
The age limit for the trek is 18 years with no upper limit. Participants below the age of 18yrs need to be accompanied by a guardian

Can I come alone?
Yes, many of our participants are solo travellers.

Is it safe for a female solo traveller?
It is completely safe for a female solo traveller as our representatives will be there with you all the time. Moreover, most of our event have 60% female participation.

Can I Bring my Car?
Yes, you can bring your car

Are washrooms available during the trek?
You will not get washrooms during the trek. Washrooms are available at the base village.

Can we smoke or drink alcohol?
Smoking or drinking alcohol is prohibited.

Would I get cellular connectivity?
You will get limited connectivity during the trek.

What type of food will I get?
We will be having breakfast (Veg/Jain) at a local restaurant.

Will I get water during the trek?
You won’t get water during the trek, you need to carry at least 2 litres of water with you

What if I have a medical emergency?
We will carry first aid kit with us. The coordinators will be first aid certified. If the problem increases, we will quickly get you to closest medical attention possible.

What kind of clothing we need to wear?
We recommend you wear full sleeve t-shirt and full pants. Also carry a Raincoat/ wind cheater for the rains. Umbrellas are a strict NO.

Do I need special shoes?
We recommend trekking shoes or good quality sports shoes with firm sole

Payment

Payment Options:

  • UPI - wsouls@ybl
  • NEFT - A/C No.: 046110100000183 || IFSC: NKGS0000046 || A/c Name: Wandering Souls || Type: Current || Branch: NKGSB NERUL, NEW BOMBAY
  • Online through payment gateway - Click Book Now (3.5% transaction charges)

Disclaimer

  • It is trekking activity and not a leisure trip so one needs to prepare themselves accordingly.
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery.
  • A planned activity or programs may be cancelled or revised depending on the weather or any other unavoidable circumstances.
  • We require atleast 6 participants to conduct the event. In an unlikely case where we don’t get the requisite number of participants, you have an option for FULL Refund or shifting to any other event.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation charge of 15% would be deducted from the booking if cancelled 2 days before the event
  • No refund would be granted if cancelled within 2 days of the event

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