One Tree Hill Point - History, Timings & Entry Fee

Adventure / Trekking | Nature

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Distance (From Matheran): 3.5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 3 Hours

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 3.5 km from Matheran Railway Station, One Tree Hill Point is a popular site among tourists in Matehran, which is a distinct point with a single Jambhul tree situated at the top. The point gets its name after this incredible phenomenon of holding a solitary tree on its crest for decades. As per historians, the path was discovered by a British collector of Thane district, Hugh Poyntz Malet. Trekking to this point is one of the top things to do in Matheran hill station.

One Tree Hill is also the culmination of a trekking route that starts in Ambewadi near Karjat to Matheran. On the way to One Tree Hill, trekkers will also pass through Shivaji Ladder. From the top of the One Tree Hill Point one can also get eye catching vistas of the adjacent Tent Hill and the Chowk village. Hiking through Shivaji Ladder and climbing down from the hill to valley is an exciting experience. This site is perfect for people who want to relax and spend some time leisurely in the lap of nature.

The trek path that leads to the top of the One Tree Hill Point is significantly steep and hazardous. It takes 1.5 Hours to reach the point from Matheran. Horses are also available to visit this point.