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“small dam”(13 reviews)
“drinking water”(16 reviews)
Matheran, India
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All reviews small dam drinking water mahadev temple clean water peaceful place rainy season water level surrounded by trees cool breeze must visit place food stalls main market early in the morning on foot horse riding nice view market place
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since we were staying at Verandah in the forest, we visited the lake multiple times. One was on a Sunday when it was crowded even early in the morning and another time on a Monday which was much better with very few people. Take a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gunjan_S10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Charlotte is a place to visit at matheran. It’s not having anything special but there are not most options to see in matheran.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CM_121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A soothing lake, Shiva Temple and a very nice view at Lord's point(beside lake). You can get snacks, Maharastrian food(Zunka Bhakri), sugarcane juice and other cold drinks

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank crv-travelogue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avoid in the afternoon, good for a photo stop and there is a small shop as well, Walkable distance from Westend hotel

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PreethamH11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lake about 2-3 kms from the market is easily accessible either by walk, horse or hand rickshaw. On the way you can find few food stops to enjoy. You can sit & relax while at the lake. Also, see Sunset. A couple of points...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank vratin_shah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must visit place in Matheran. Serene and beautiful. You can reach either walking or through horse ride. It has picturesque surrounding. Awesome place to captures some memories in pictures.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VickyChheda
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lake situated in dense forest. Visit during evening time to enjoy peace and cool breeze. They have sit outs for public which comes in very handy,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tabeanup
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Visited Charlotte lake at around 6 pm the climate was awesome at around 14 degrees which is usually cold for people from mumbai

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This place is must visit in matheran. There is a lake and shiva temple where you can relax and have good time. This is almost 1.5kms from main market and can be access via walk or horses etc. There are few hotels if you feel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Sameet1979
Reviewed November 8, 2018

This place is at walking distance from Matheran Railway Station/Market. This place is general attraction of Matheran and easily accessible therefore making it crowded during tourist season. This place is littered with plastics and garbage. The lake provides water to Matheran during summer season while...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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October 24, 2018|
Response from Dhanesh_Surana | Reviewed this property |
No. You can enjoy this only in rainy season
May 24, 2017|
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Response from MeLoveSomeCake | Reviewed this property |
Lot of cheating goes on in Matheran. When we had been there for the first time, we decided to see a lot of places. Basically there are plenty of view points which offer the views of the valley and surrounding mountains at... More
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January 12, 2017|
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Response from live4gourmet | Reviewed this property |
No, camping is not allowed on the open grounds. But there are Hotels nearby and you can avail of those to stay. However, you can sit late evening near the lake and enjoy the nature.