Adventure / Trekking | Nature
#1 of 19 Places to Visit in Matheran
Distance (From Matheran): 2.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 2.5 km from Matheran Railway Station, Louisa Point is one of the top places to visit in Matheran Hill Station of Maharashtra.
Louisa Point is one of the prime viewpoints of Matheran which provides beautiful views of the surrounding area. The point located at a plateau offer the views of historical forts Vishalgad and Prabalgad. This is a great spot for eye catching views of sunset, surrounding mountains and lush greenery. During and just after monsoons many unnamed waterfalls can also be spotted on the facade of the hills nearby.
Valley crossing is also organized here during the season which connects Louisa Point to the nearby Honeymoon Point. Along with this point, the famous Lion's Head Point is also located close by which receives its title after its resemblance to a lion's head. Wonderful views of a waterfall, Lake Gardens, Chowk Point and Echo Point are assured from this place.
The Louisa Point is around 40 minutes' walk from Matheran Railway Station. Ponies are also availble from Matheran market to Louisa Point. They would charge Rs 500 per horse. The route is completely covers with dense forest.