Kalsubai is part of the Western Ghats and the highest point in Maharashtra, standing at a height of 5,400 feet. Due to its great height, the peak got the moniker ‘Everest of Maharashtra’. Kalsubai is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, who are looking for some adventure and peaceful time away from the city. Situated in Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wild-life Sanctuary, the peak lures immense number of trekking enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. Monsoon marks the best time for Trekking in Western Ghats, when everything is green and the entire place comes alive.
All along your trek, you will get to see streams of water, surrounding steep valleys, and beautiful forests. Though the steep routes look difficult, there are ladders and carved steps that will make your trek much easy. The peak is also home to Hanuman Temple that attracts numerous devotees.
Plan for a Monsoon Trek to Kalsubai and explore everything that nature has to offer. Starting from Mumbai, you will be heading to Bari Gaon, the base village for your trek. Then, start climbing Kalsubai Peak and on reaching the top, embrace the scenic beauty in its entirety. Finally, get back to the base village for your journey back home. So book this package right away and taste the splendor of Kalsubai in the most amazing way.
Day 1: Mumbai - Bari Gaon
Gear up for a wonderful trip to Kalsubai with your group of friends or family. Make sure you have packed your trekking shoes, torches, and other things that may be necessary for the trek. Reach the mentioned site in Dadar (East) at 11 pm and meet the team there. Travel from Dadar to Thane and arrive at Teen Hath Naka Junction at 12 am. From Thane, travel to the base village, Bari Gaon for an enthralling trek, so make sure you get a good night sleep.
Day 2: Bari Gaon – Mumbai
You will reach Bari Gaon in the wee hours of morning, so take some rest till dusk. Have a filling breakfast at 6 am and get ready for an adventurous day. You will start your Kalsubai Trek at 6.30 am after a brief introduction of the activity. Ascend this 5,400 feet peak amidst the greenery and some tricky, slippery routes. Walk carefully and immerse yourself in nature’s arms as you climb the magnificent hill. The monsoon makes it even more spectacular, with foggy weather and fresh flora all around. Your effort will be totally worth it when you get to the summit. On reaching the top at around 10.30 am, behold the splendid surrounding fog-covered peaks and greenery. Enjoy your sense of achievement for a while at the top as the strong winds blow through your hair. After having a splendid time at the top, it is time for you to descend the peak. Get to the base village at around 1.30 pm and relish a scrumptious meal. Rest for a while and then get ready to travel back to Mumbai, with a refreshed mind and soul.
June 2017: 25th
July 2017: 2nd, 16th & 30th
August 2017: 20th
September 2017: 3rd
1. Transportation by private non AC bus
2. Breakfast and evening snacks
3. Trekking guide