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Raigad , Maharashtra

Neral is a small town in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. This is best known as the railroad junction for reaching Matheran and is thus a place that all the tourist who come to the hill station have to visit. The biggest attraction of Neral is the toy train that runs from here to Matheran transporting people. There are very few sights which are as astounding as the ones that you will see when you are in the toy train from Neral to Matheran. The Hill station is so high up that it takes some time and a plethora of views in the journey. This is where the Western Ghats comepletely open up and seem to call out to you. In the winding rail tracks lie some of the greatest beauties of the country. Rocky mountains punctuated by misty peaks and pristine waterfalls and streams that completely take you by surprise, you will never get tired of yhe beauty the lies in the Ghats and that you will only ever see if you travel this route. One of the bigger cities in the Raigad District is Neral. Nestled in the foothills of the Sahyadri mountains, it is the perfect hideaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. Located less than 80 kms from Mumbai, Neral is a picturesque little town that sits on the banks of river Ulhas. Straddled by the Matheran mountains on one side and the Deccan Plateau on the other, the region is famous for its temperate weather and panoramic views. So do not forget Neral on your visit to Matheran as this is a place that will take you by surprise and warm your heart with the natural beauty on offer.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 21.0°C /70.0°F 188 mm 113feet 14739.0 /km2 Jan-Mar,Sep,Dec Coming Soon



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