Overview

Adventure Geek Invite you for one day trek to Kalsubai Trek.
Kalsubai lies in sahaydri region in Ighatpuri. On top of Kalsubai trek is a small temple of Kalsubai one can seat and pray. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view. The vastly spread out backwaters of Bhandardara attracts one's attention from the top. To the north of the mountain range forts such as Ramsej, Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, Kavnai can be seen. To the east one can spot Aundha, Vishramgad, Bitangad, to the west Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (southwest) and to the south Padhargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad can be seen.
Kalsubai trek is also know as Highest Peak of Maharashtra.

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Highlights

Magic Moments :
- Witnessing Sunrise from the Highest point in Maharashtra.
- Crazy winds
- Steel ladders
- Kalsubai Mata temple.
- View of Bhandardara backwaters

Itinerary

KALSUBAI TREK ITINERARY

10.00 pm Meet Adventure Geek Leaders at Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Leave for Kalsubai trek.
Pickup Points
11.00 pm Pickup from Dadar East Near Kotak Mahindra Atm
11.35 pm Thane teen hath naka and we will continue our journery to Kalsubai trek in Ighatpuri
12.45 am Pick Up at Shil Pata,Kalyan if Any and Continue overnight journey to kalsubai shikhar
04:30 am Reach Base village Bari which is the base village of Kalsubai trek and Relax for a while
06:00 am Good Morning..!! Fresh up & have Breakfast at village house in Kalsubai base and gear up for Kalsubai Trek
06:30 am Start Introduction Round, Instructions, Ascend for trek
10:30 am Reach on Top of Kalsubai Peak
11:00 am to 11:30 am. Explore, Rest & Enjoy the Surrounding on top.
11:45 am Start Descent
02:00 pm Reach Base Village and fresh n up
02:30 pm to 03:00 pm Lunch Time
03:30 pm Dept.
We will be returning to Mumbai by 8-9 pm tentatively. (depend on traffic).


FAQ of Kalsubai Trek
Frequently Asked Questions

About Kalsubai Temple?
Kalsubai Summit is home to divine Kalsubai temple of a local goddess. The priest performs prayers every Thursday and Tuesday at the temple. During the Navratri Festival, locals visit the deity in thousands. Beautiful fair created for the devotees with locals installing stalls near the peak.  You can buy pooja supplies, snacks, water bottles. Kalsubai temple is also available when you start the trek a few minutes into your hike — built for Devotees who find it hard to climb till the summit. Kalsubai trek distance from base village is 5.5 km one way. Kalsubai trek time taken one way will be 3 to 4 hours.

Do you provide pick up and drop service from Mumbai or Pune for Kalsubai Trek? 
Yes we have pick up from Borivali, Dadar for Mumbai Trekkers and Swargate for Pune trekkers.During winter and summer seasons we go by train.Train Schedule and other itinerary is there on our another event where trekkers need to reach kasara railway station and Meet our Guide.

What is the Kalsubai Trek batch size regularly?
Usually, Kalsubai trek group has 10 - 40 people which comprises women, men, children, solo travelers. We send trek leaders as per the batch size to make sure you enjoy your trek and receive proper guidance whenever needed. Bigger the group more the fun, our trek leader engages with trekkers and traveler to keep the group motivated.

I am a Female traveler or Solo traveler can i join Kalsubai Night Trek? 
Kalsubai Trekking route is very safe for female trekkers, locals are very friendly. Our Leaders will take care of your safety. 

Do Solo Travellers Female signup for these events?
Many Solo Travelling Female join our events. We also send female trek leaders whenever possible and available to lead. We have 60 - 40 % or more Male - Female ratios on our events.

Are Toilet Available on Kalsubai Trek?
Yes, Available at the base of Kalsubai.During the trek toilets are not available on Kalsubai Fort Trek. You will need to go in the open or Behind the Shades. . There is a scarcity of water so English toilets are not available. 

Are Kids allowed on Kalsubai trek?
Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only. We have had 4.5 years old kid complete the trek with their parents
There are many kids you love to go on trekking.Adventure Geek like kids on treks.

What type of food will be provided?
Depending on your preference Veg-Non Veg/ Jain food(Need to let us know in Advance ) will be provided at local Villagers House.this food are home cooked. On top, we provide breakfast Poha and Tea unlimited. 

Distance from Mumbai Kalsubai Trek - highest peak in Maharashtra?
Five hours drive from Mumbai - 160 km approx. The road is under repair in certain and in bad condition. After you enter Ighatpuri mobile network is not available for most parts of your journey. 

Distance from Pune Kalsubai, Ighatpuri -  highest peak in Maharashtra?
Four-Five hours drive from Pune - 170 km approx.

The number of days required for Kalsubai trekking?
Normally it take 8-10 hours to Complete the Kalsubai Trek.Depending upon the speed of the trekker
During monsoon, we start the trek early morning due to dense fog covering the peak.
During winter and summer, we do night trek so we start in midnight and reach early in the morning to see sunrise from summit of Kalsubai.

Where can we park our cars near the Kalsubai Maharashtra trek?
Base Village at your own risk. Locals might ask for parking fees.

Do sleeping bags are Required for Kalsubai Trekking?
No. For a day trek you dont required Sleeping Bag.

Phone Connectivity?
Limited phone connectivity available for most cellular services

Where will we stay?
No stay is required for this event. We will only stop at the base village for some time for introduction and instruction to be given by the trek leader. 

Is cash payment or spot payment accepted?    

  • Cash payment is not accepted 

  • Registration against 100% upfront payment only via Paytm / UPI / NEFT / IMPS / Payment Getaway on the spot payment not accepted.

  • We need to book in advance bus/jeep and make other arrangements upfront payment is a must.

Will I get bottled water?
Normal well water shall be provided. Villagers now sell bottled water on the route on weekends. Please carry a reusable water bottle it helps in reducing waste on the route of kalsubai

Can I charge my phone?
No electricity. Please carry a power bank if required. 

How is the Kalsubai weather now?

  • Summer Temperature Night 17- Day 39°C approx. It is extremely windy at the summit and cold. 

  • Monsoon rains very heavily please double pack your expensive phones and gadgets 

  • Winter temperature is 10 to 20 degrees and very windy please carry a windproof jacket for the summit. 

Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

  • People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit the event on an immediate basis.

Kalsubai Peak and trekking route is sacred to all Maharashtrians anyone caught smoking or consuming alcohol will be at the mercy of local

Please enjoy the sound of nature on the trek. 

  • Trek leaders keep giving instructions throughout the trek you will miss important communication if listening to music. 

Kalsubai trek from Mumbai?
During monsoon, we arrange Kalsubai trek from Mumbai and Thane via a private bus. After the monsoon, we arrange Kalsubai Night Trek from Kasara Railway Station.

Kalsubai trek from Pune?
During monsoon, we arrange Kalsubai trek from Pune via a private bus. After the monsoon, we arrange Kalsubai Night Trek from Kasara Railway Station.

Kalsubai trek Height?
Kalsubai peak also known as the Everest of Maharashtra. Kalsubai is the highest in peak Maharashtra. Kalsubai Shikhar located at 5400 Feet above sea level.

Kalsubai hill Station?
Kalsubai Shikhar is located at Bhandardara, Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary. Weather is pleasant and it offers beautiful views of Wilson Dam, Bhandardara Lake, Ghatghar Dam, Sahyadri forts, Deep valleys. Plans have been discussed to convert Kalsubai into a hill station with the ropeway. Bhandardara to Kalsubai peak, we can arrange for Bhandardara camping and Kalsubai camping together as a custom event for large groups. 

Kalsubai trek from Mumbai by train? How to reach Kalsubai?
We shared the train timings for Kasara Train on the central railway in the itinerary. Our Trek Leaders will meet you at Kasara Railway Station. You will now proceed to base village in Local jeeps. Trek will start at Bari Village. After the trek participant will be dropped back at Kasara Railway  Station. You can now proceed to Mumbai or Pune using local trains. Cst to Kasara Railway Station ticket will cost Rs 60 for the return ticket. 

What is the Kalsubai Trek batch size regularly?
Usually, each Kalsubai Night trek group has 10 - 40 people which comprises women, men, children, solo travelers. We send trek leaders as per the batch size to make sure you enjoy your trek and receive proper guidance whenever needed. Bigger the group more the fun, our trek leader engages with trekkers and traveler to keep the group motivated. Kalsubai Shikhar video is available in the photo gallery you can watch it to understand more about the trek

How to go Kalsubai from Mumbai?
The meeting point for this trek will be at SGNP, Borivali E  and Pritam Hotel, Dadar E . We have mentioned the timing in the itinerary. Kindly board accordingly. Our trek leader will meet you in Bus. From here we will move towards the base village of Kalsubai Trek Mumbai to Kalsubai is well marked on google map.

How to go Kalsubai from Pune?
By train, you need to reach Kalyan Railway Station and board Kasara Local from Kalyan. Or You can drive till Bari Village we will provide you navigation details you can follow it to reach Bari village. It will take a good five hours to reach till Bari Village the starting point of Kalsubai Trek. Kalsubai Pune road's last 60 km is not in good condition. 

Kalsubai Map - Drive Through Map?
Please refer to google maps or google earth. We will send you the google maps navigation link after your booking is completed. You can follow the navigation to reach till Bari Village which is the starting point for Kalsubai trek Maharashtra. Mount Kalsubai Bhandardara cannot be reached by car you will have to hike the last 5.5 km uphill. 

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Traveling by private Non AC bus from Sanjay Gandi National Park, Borivali East to Kalsubai Base Village and Back to Sanjay Gandi National Park, Borivali East
  • Morning Tea & Breakfast
  • Lunch at Kalsubai Base Village
  • Evening Tea/Coffee.
  • Adventure geek expertise charges & First Aid.

What is NOT included in the tour

• Anything not mentioned in above inclusion list.
• Any expenses of personal nature.
 

Things to carry
Identity proof (must) Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.(optional) A bottle of water (at-least 2 Ltrs) Compulsory Windcheater (Compulsory) TORCH with extra batteries Cap, etc. Medicine those if u require usually (Optional) Camera(Optional) A good trekking shoes, extra pair of floaters, extra clothes. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried so that one has ones hands free while trekking. Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas. Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags.
Pickup point
Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Western Express Highway, Borivali East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India View on Map