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

Visited Matheran in the 2nd week of March, we walked to Charalotte Lake which was very close to our hotel. The walk isn’t very steep. It’s a very romantic and quite place to view a sunset.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Zeamie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went there in March and I am stressing on this point as it may look completely different in the winters/ monsoons. You need to climb down quiet a distance to reach the lake area ( and climb back up on way back ). Then...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sommaniac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a hill station near Mumbai. It’s known for its mild climate and well-preserved colonial architecture. Vehicles are banned over here. . The different points have different views across the mountains and waterfalls. This is the best place to visit during monsoon. . .

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to enjoy the lake area, so be there early in the morning.In summer avoid the afternoon timing.Walkable distance form the market area. Surrounded by nice greenery but lake is not that clean. You can access the water part but as it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful lake is easily accessible on foot. The lake is surrounded by 3 side with dense trees and one side is dam wall. Next to it is temple and small shopping and eating hub. If you are here in the evening then one can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

The place is clam and nice walk from city center. However, feel that the place might be much better during monsoons when water would be overflowing from the lake.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Atul_007
Reviewed January 23, 2019

Its about 3 km walk from central area of Matheran. Do visit Lord's point from there and use the binoculars to view Shivaji's fort, bust and an adivasi's honey collecting ladder...mind blowing

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank heenagangs
Reviewed January 4, 2019 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
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 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 December 28, 2018

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
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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.