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About Charlotte Lake

An emerald green reservoir that is the only source of the town’s drinking water, Charlotte Lake is located in proximity to the primary market of Matheran. This pure water body appears exceedingly extravagant and stunning, especially during the rainy season. The pristine water body provides a picturesque view of verdant green surroundings. The real beauty and grandeur of this lagoon are at its peak during the rainy season when the emerald water wears a fresh tinge of gold that radiates under the sunshine. The small milky streams cascade gently down the adjoining hills whereas the emerald blanket of vegetation submerges in the rains to give it a dazzling appearance. The beauty is further enhanced when migratory birds joyfully flutter over the tarn forming a kaleidoscopic finery of the Charlotte Lake. While visiting this lake, do not miss out on the archaic temple dedicated to Lord Pisarnath, which is positioned to the right of the lake. You can also trek up to the other two most renowned vantage points- Echo Point and Louisa Point that flank the Charlotte Lake on its left.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Accommodation, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Pets
  • Allowed Camera, Video, Footwear

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