Adventures at Matheran Hill Station
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Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran,  [...]

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Touring Through Inner Circles- Rio de Janeiro

Posted on December 9, 2009 | Fascinating CitiesNo Comment


Bus

This mode of transportation is very inexpensive and covers all the major routes of the city hence; it has become the prime mode of transportation for the locals. There are approximately 450 bus lines. The buses are available for all the 24 hours and tickets could be bought from the conductor. It is a safe mode of transportation.

Metro

This service is made available by Metrô Rio by two sub way lines. Voyaging by metro means reaching towards your destination safely and quickly. Tickets can be bought from station.

rio de janeiro metro

Taxis

The taxis are running through meter system and they are easily available from roads of the city.  The yellow-colored taxis are inexpensive. You can also opt for radio taxis however are comparatively expensive from their counterparts. Even red and blue colored taxis are also hired which are easily available from airport.

rio de janeiro taxi

Tram

The trams are running into the city from the year 1891 and presently, much number of tourists are opting for the service as compared to locals. The Santa Teresa Historic Tramway or bondinho , the electric tram will amuse you with its service along with being safe and speedy.

rio de janeiro trams

Boat

The boat service is available from Rio to its nearby city Niterói.

Driving personally

The city is connected by all its neighboring cities with the highways. Hence, driving though the city and attaining favorite sightseeing spots is not a bad idea at all.

Car Hire

Bored to commute by public transport than you can also go for hiring a car. The service is provided by many companies however, your age should be minimum 21 years and proper driving license is essential.

Bicycle Hire

Want to explore the city in a fun manner, than bicycle hire is a best option and 46 miles of cycle paths are available in the city.

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