Adventure Geek invites you to Kalsubai Trek
Kalsubai is also knowns as the Highest peak in Maharashtra. Kalsubai trekking from Mumbai every weekend. At the summit is a small temple of Kalsubai, which can seat just three people. This being the highest kalsubai peak, it commands a beautiful view. The vastly spread out backwaters of Bhandardara attract one's attention from the top. To the north of the mountain range forts such as Ramsey, Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, and Kavnai can be seen. To the east one can spot Aundha, Vishramgad, and Bitangad, to the west Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (southwest), and to the south Padhargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad can be seen.
Kalsubai Shikar is Located in the Igatpuri region.
We have the Kalsubai trek from Mumbai and Pune.
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- Witnessing Sunrise from the highest point in Maharashtra.
- Crazy winds
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- Kalsubai Mata temple.
- View of Bhandardara backwaters
Kalsubai Monsoon Trek
Cost without Travel is 899/- Per person
Cost with Travel is 1399/- Per person
10:00 pm - Meet leaders at Borivali National Park Gate, Borivali East
10:30 pm - Pick Up metro station bus stop, Andheri.
11:50 pm - Pick up at Sion Lunch Home, Sion
11:45 pm - Pick up at Teen Hath Naka, Thane.
04:00 am - Reach Bari village and rest in bus
06:30 am - Good Morning, Freshen up and have breakfast
07:00 am - Introduction round and start Ascend towards Kalsubai Peak.
10:00 am - Reach the top and explore
11:00 am - Start Descending
02:00 pm - Reach Base Village and have Lunch.
04:00 pm - Start Return Journey Towards Mumbai
09:00 am - Reach Mumbai (Depends upon the traffic)
FAQ Kalsubai Monsoon Trek
From where do you start Kalsubai Monsoon Trek in Mumbai?
We Start our bus from Borivali, But we have pickup from any location.
Is it Safe to Trek in Monsoon here?
Yes, Kalsubai Trek is Safe and we are regular trekkers on that route.
About Kalsubai Temple?
Kalsubai Summit is home to the 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 the 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 picked up from Borivali, Dadar for Mumbai Trekkers, and Swargate for Pune trekkers. During the winter and summer seasons, we go by train. Train Schedule and other itinerary are 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. The bigger the group more the fun, our trek leader engages with trekkers and travelers to keep the group motivated.
I am a Female traveler or Solo traveler can i join Kalsubai Monsoon Trek?
Kalsubai Trekking route is very safe for female trekkers, locals are very friendly. Leaders will take care of your safety.
Do Solo Travellers females signup for these events?
Many Solo Travelling females join our events. We also send female trek leaders whenever possible and are available to lead. We have 60 - 40 % or more Male - Female ratios at our events.
Is 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 the Kalsubai trek?
Kids below 15 with Parents' supervision only. We have had 4.5 years old kids complete the trek with their parents
There are many kids who love to go on trekking. Adventure Geek like kids on treks.
What type of food will be provided?
Depending on your preference Veg-NonVeg/ Jain food(Need to let us know in Advance ) will be provided at the local Villagers House. this food is home-cooked. On top, we provide breakfast Poha and Tea unlimited.
Distance from Mumbai Kalsubai Trek - the 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, Igatpuri - the highest peak in Maharashtra?
Four-Five hours drive from Pune - 170 km approx.
The number of days required for Kalsubai trekking?
Normally it takes 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 the Monsoon trek so we start at midnight and reach early in the morning to see the sunrise from the 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 Required for Kalsubai Trekking?
No. For a day trek, you don't require Sleeping Bag.
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
The 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 the 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 Shikkar from Mumbai?
During the monsoon, we arrange the Kalsubai trek from Mumbai and Thane via a private bus. After the monsoon, we arrange Kalsubai Monsoon Trek from Kasara Railway Station.
Kalsubai trek from Pune?
During monsoon, we arrange a Kalsubai trek from Pune via a private bus. After the monsoon, we arrange Kalsubai Monsoon 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. The 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 the 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 Monsoon 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. The bigger the group more the fun, our trek leader engages with trekkers and travelers 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 East, and Pritam Hotel, Dadar East. We have mentioned the timing in the itinerary. Kindly board accordingly. Our trek leader will meet you at the 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.
What is included in the tour
- Private transport from Mumbai - Mumbai by Pvt Non AC Bus
- Morning Breakfast and lunch
- First Aid Kit
- Forest entry charges
- Adventure Geek Expertise
What is NOT included in the tour
- Anything not mentioned in above inclusion list.
- Any expenses of personal nature.