Matheran

Matheran hill station, hill stations in india, 

west india hill stations, Matheran Location: Alibag District, Neral At Mumbai, Maharashtra
Area: 215 sq.kms
Significance: Splendid Hill Station
Altitude: 2500 ft above sea level
Climate: Summer 33°C to 35°C, Winter 12°C to 15°C
Best time to visit: March to May

Matheran was discovered by Hugh Malet in 1850. The British developed Matheran as a popular tourist resort. At an elevation of around 800m (2,625 ft) above sea level Matheran is a hill station located about 100 km from Mumbai. Matheran literally means jungle on top. All vehicles (Except emergency vehicles) are banned here.