Matheran Tourism, India

Visit Matheran - Best of Matheran

Matheran literally translates to “Forest on the Head”, this stunning hill station in the state of Maharashtra is a top favourite among the residents of neighbouring cities like Mumbai and Pune and with the rest of India as well. It also manages to attract International travellers owing to its location and the agreeable climate for the most months!

As with any hill station, there are numerous look out points approximately 38 for you to enjoy and take in the most beautiful views you would have seen in a long time!

Tourism in Matheran is always growing with thousands of travellers visiting almost every day! One of the most interesting things about Matheran is that no vehicles are allowed in the city. This makes it pollution free and the unnecessary honking that we bear in the cities on a daily basis!

Plan your trip to Matheran any time of the year as the weather here is pleasant for the most part of the year making it an ideal weekend getaway or a plan of your 2/3 day trip to Matheran.

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Facts and Stats for Matheran*

  • Pollution Statistics in Matheran

    Know the pollution level of Matheran before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 53.25 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 48.31 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.96 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.97 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 45.92 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.15 (Low)
  • Matheran: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Matheran for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Matheran.

    • Burglary and Theft 26.42 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25.29 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 23.58 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.23 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25.85 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 24.72 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.14 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25.85 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 27.56 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20.74 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26.42 (Low)
  • Living in Matheran - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Matheran is 172.89 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 74.13 (High)
    • Climate Index 71.94 (High)
    • Pollution Index 54.5 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44.14 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 20.43 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 75.81 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.21 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 132.94 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Matheran

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Matheran

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.72 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 38.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 27.85 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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