Matheran माथेरान is a hill station and a municipal council in Karjat, the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The smallest hill station in India, it is located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m (2,625 feet) above sea level. It is about 90 km from Mumbai, and 120 km from Pune. Matheran’s proximity to many metropolitan cities makes it a popular weekend getaway for urban residents. Matheran, which means “forest on the forehead” (of the mountains) is an eco-sensitive region, declared by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India. It is Asia’s only automobile-free hill station.
These are the photos, when I visited Matheran for a macro photography meet with Yuwaraj Gurjar and Esmail Samiwala. We were there only for a night,but still did spot interesting subjects.
We stayed at Springwood Heritage Hotel: Springwood Heritage Hotel
More information about Matheran Biodiversity: Biodiversity of Matheran