One Day Pune to Matheran Trip by Cab

One Day Pune to Matheran Tour by Cab
One Day Pune to Matheran Tour by Cab (courtesy: ashwinichaudharymonty)

Matheran is a charming tiny hill station in the Western Ghats, nestled among the Sahyadri range, at an elevation of 2600 feet above sea level. The beauty of the hill town makes it the ideal weekend getaway. Planning a one day Pune to Matheran tour helps you to enjoy a relaxing time in the lap of nature.

Matheran is an unusual holiday spot, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The town is a peaceful destination, devoid of air pollution.

Its unpaved roads are perfect for exploring on a bicycle or horseback. It offers breathtaking views of rugged hills and lush valleys, making it an ideal spot for hikers and adventure seekers alike.

Matheran hill town is great for adventure sports like mountain climbing, trekking, horse riding, and rappelling. Apart from adventure activities, Matheran also offers a variety of cultural experiences.

Visitors can explore the various temples and churches located in this region or enjoy some traditional Maharashtrian dishes at one of the many restaurants in Matheran on this one day trip by private car.

Shopping enthusiasts can head to Chouk Market to pick up some souvenirs or local handicrafts. The peace and old-world beauty of Matheran draw visitors all year long.

The travel time from Pune to Matheran is about 2.5 hours over a distance of 120 kilometers. The most pleasant method of travel for your one day Pune to Matheran tour is by a rental car. Renting a private cab is the most convenient and quick way to travel short distances.

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Highlights of Pune to Matheran Tour by Cab

  • Full-day Matheran tour from Pune
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Pune Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: Alexander Point, Louisa Point, One Tree Hill, Lord Point, and Charlotte Lake.

Package Price for 1 Day Pune to Matheran Sightseeing by Cab

Honda Amaze Sedan Car for One Day Trip
Amaze / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan

₹ 4,499/-

Mahindra Xylo
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 5,199/-

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SUV Car for One Day Trip
Maruti Ertiga
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 5,299/-

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Innova
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 5,999/-

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Innova Crysta
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 6,999/-

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
13 Seater / LCV

₹ 9,999/-

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
17 Seater / LCV

₹ 10,999/-

Mini Bus for One Day Trip
Mini Bus
27/32/50 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Book your 1 Day Pune to Matheran Tour Package!

Following are the car rental companies that are organizing this private tour, select your preferred vendor from the list, check availability and book your tour!

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What’s included

  • Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Pune
  • Cab for Matheran sightseeing from Pune as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver Allowance

What’s not included

  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places at Matheran
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation at Matheran
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to Expect on your Matheran Trip from Pune

What to expect on your One Day Pune to Matheran Tour by Taxi

Your one day Pune to Matheran tour will start with a pick-up from your desired location in Pune. The first halt of the day will be Alexander Point from where you can enjoy a brilliant view of the surrounding hills and lush greenery. 

Next, we will head to Louisa Point, also known as ‘Lovers Point’ in Matheran. You can witness an amazing panoramic view of both sides of Prabal Fort ranges along with Chanderi and Peb Fort situated on the southern side and Karnala bird sanctuary located on the eastern side, respectively.

One Tree Hill point is the next in the itinerary. It is an amazing viewpoint in Matheran, which offers a spectacular view of huge mountains, lush valleys, and serene surroundings. You can also head to Lord Point, which provides a breathtaking view of sunset and sunrise with an incredible backdrop of distant hills.

Lastly, you will visit Charlotte Lake, situated at the heart of Matheran town. The lake is surrounded by beautiful vegetation, making it one of Matheran’s most popular tourist spots. After exploring Matheran, we will drive you back to your accommodation in Pune.

Itinerary of One Day Pune to Matheran Trip

Pickup from your Hotel in Pune at 8:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1Alexander Point50 minutes
2Louisa Point40 minutes
3One Tree Hill40 minutes
4Lord Point50 minutes
5Charlotte Lake60 minutes

Drop back at your Hotel in Pune by 8:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the tourism places near Matheran listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Pune to Matheran city tour by private car.

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Places to visit in and around Matheran in one day by private car from Pune

The famous places to visit on your one day Pune to Matheran Tour are:

1. Alexander Point

Visit Alexander Point with One Day Pune to Matheran Tour by Taxi

Alexander Point, with its emerald vegetation and serene atmosphere, is one of Matheran’s most picturesque vantage points. It is renowned for its breathtaking panoramic views of Palasdari Lake, Rambaug Point, Garbut Point, and Chowk Point. Alexander Point is the ideal location for a picnic and glimpses of Matheran’s lush skyline. 

One of Matheran’s most well-known tourist destinations is Alexander Point, known for its misty clouds and brilliant blue skies set against a backdrop of lush green mountains. Locals love coming here to watch the captivating sunrise.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy the splendid beauty of Matheran.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

2. Louisa Point

Next on your one day Matheran tour from pune is Louisa Point, It is one of many places in the lovely hill town of Matheran from which you may enjoy a magnificent view of the surroundings. It is one of the most beautiful spots to visit in Matheran because it is covered in beautiful grass. 

Louisa Point has a lake, waterfall, and pristine hills and is surrounded by the prettiest colors of nature. You can enjoy spending a wonderful time with your loved ones. It is made more thrilling by adventure activities like horseback riding, hiking, and camping.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Spend time amidst the natural charm of the hill station.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee
Visit Louisa Point with One Day Pune to Matheran Tour by Taxi

3. One Tree Hill

Visit One Tree Hill with One Day Pune to Matheran Tour by Cab

One Tree Hill Point in Matheran is among the state of Maharashtra’s most beautiful vantage points. There is only one tree growing on the hilltop. The Matheran hill station is surrounded by wide valleys and expansive forests, which are all seen from the perspective atop One Tree Hill. 

Trekking is a very well-known activity to enjoy at One Tree Hill. A leisurely climb to the mountain top provides a captivating view of the nearby tourist attractions of Tent Hill and Chowk Village. Shivaji’s Ladder Road designates the route downwards from this location, and you can take in the scenery while traveling there. 

  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy the charming getaway for unwinding amid nature.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

4. Lord Point

Out of the 36 other stunning viewpoints in Matheran, Lord Point is unquestionably a fantastic location that one should visit. It is easily accessible from Charlotte Lake. Traveling here during the rainy season is best to take advantage of the lush surroundings. 

You will appreciate the magnificence of the Western Ghats from the viewpoint. The neighboring Shiva Temple is a well-known shrine. You can have a stimulating experience on your one day trip as you venture into its lush forests full of numerous species of flora and fauna. 

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the captivating landscape.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from sunrise to sunset
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee
Visit Lord Point with One Day Pune to Matheran Tour by Cab

5. Charlotte Lake

Visit Lake Charlotte with One Day Pune to Matheran Tour by Car

Charlotte Lake, often referred to as Sharlott Lake, is one of Matheran’s most breathtaking sights. It is the ideal location for campers, picnickers, and those looking for a quick refuge amid nature’s stillness. In addition, birdwatching is a well-liked hobby in this area, which is surrounded by a thickly inhabited forest. 

You can enjoy beautiful views of Echo Point and Louisa Point from Charlotte Lake. The lake serves as Matheran’s main supply of fresh drinking water and is filled by streams that originate in the Western Ghats. It is a popular spot for trekking, fishing, and boating around the lake. 

  • Must See / Things to Do: Engage in exciting activities at the lake.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from sunrise to sunset
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

Things to Do on your Pune to Matheran Tour by Car

Things to do on your One Day Pune to Matheran Tour by Car
Things to do on your One Day Pune to Matheran Tour by Car (courtesy: shishirpandey)

Matheran is a wonderful hill station in India with unique charm and beauty that appeals to all kinds of visitors. It is also a great place for adventure activities like trekking, rock climbing, rappelling, and night camping.

What to Shop during your One Day Pune to Matheran Sightseeing Trip by Car?

The Ratanbai Peston Jee Kapadia Memorial Market, or the neighborhood street market, is the preferred location in Matheran for a full day of shopping. Local artisans and craftspeople sell their goods like leather shoes, bags, wallets, and Kolhapuri Chappal that you can shop on your One day Matheran trip from Pune.. If you have a sweet tooth, honey and Chikki are also very well-known here.

Matheran does not offer a lot of retail possibilities. You can also find antiques and collectibles in Matheran shops. If you are looking for a bargain, the weekly market is the best place to go. Since the artworks are of such good quality, you should buy some of them to bring home as gifts for your loved ones or yourself.

What to Eat during your Full Day Matheran Sightseeing Tour from Pune by Taxi?

Matheran is renowned for its local cuisine. The popular dishes include Alu Wadi, which is made from boiled potatoes and spices; Usal, a dish made with lentils and onions; and Thalipeeth, a multigrain flatbread. Sweet treats such as Gulab Jamun, Rasmalai, and Jalebi are also available at the various sweet shops in the area. 

For those looking for a quick snack on the go, there are plenty of vendors selling Vada Pavs, Bhaji Pavs, sandwiches, Chaats, and other street food items. There are also some great restaurants located in Matheran that serve both Indian and international cuisines.

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 day Pune to Matheran city tour package. Ideally this full day tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places during this Matheran same day trip from Pune, they can check the possibility of the same with the above listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.

We recommend our guests to stick to the time spent at each tourist attraction in Matheran as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Please also note that if a particular sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it may not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with listed cab vendor before you book the tour.


Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Pune to Matheran sightseeing tour?

Ideally, no. However guests can check if it’s possible to customize the tour with the above listed Pune cab vendors before booking the trip. Additional charges might apply.

Matheran offers countless activities and attractions to keep visitors with varying interests entertained. You can enjoy a variety of sightseeing, trekking, and adventure sports, as well as shopping at the various markets. 

Booking a one day Pune to Matheran tour by private car is the best way to travel and explore the place. The drive to Matheran is one of the most scenic journeys and offers a chance to encounter nature in its purest form. 

Hiring a private car is the most comfortable way to reach Matheran and explore the town in depth. It is also a great way to enjoy the tour, as you can make multiple stops along the way.


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