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  • Trip introduction

    Take on the challenge of scaling the highest peak of Maharashtra by climbing to the top of Kalsubai. Trekking on a gradually ascending route with patches of steep inclines, you'll climb to an elevation of 5,400 feet. From the top, you'll get breathtaking views of the waters of Lake Arthur, meadows of Bhandardara and mountains of Western Ghats.

    This trek to Kalsubai will take you over a moderately difficult trail, accordingly it is recommended that only trekking enthusiasts with some prior experience attempt this trek.

    Destination

    Located near the picturesque campsites of Bhandardara, the Kalsubai peak is located only a short 1-hr drive away from Nashik. For trekking enthusiasts, the trek to Kalsubai is a must-do adventure due to the challenge of hiking over strenuous patches of trails and mesmerizing views from vantage points along the way. To make the trek a little easier, the government has recently installed stairs and railings at a few places along the trail.

    Destination highlights

    Climb up to an altitude of 5,400 feet on a trek to Kalsubai. | Conquer the highest peak in Maharashtra. | Catch beautiful views of monsoon-fed forests over the Sahyadri hills. | Take the challenge of trekking over a moderately difficult route.

    Activity Details

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    Trip details
  • Trek to Kalsubai!

    Arrive at the Kasara railway station at 01:20 hrs and meet the trek leader and your fellow trekkers. You'll board private, shared vehicles that will drive you to the base village of this trek, Baari. After a 1-2 hr drive, you'll arrive at Baari where you'll rest till the break of dawn. Take a nap in the vehicle or interact with your fellow trekkers. You'll wake up at 05:00 hrs and have some breakfast with tea. Begin trekking after breakfast, and scale the highest mountain peak in Maharashtra. You'll spend some time at the top exploring the magnificent monsoon views, and then descend back to Baari.

    After lunch at Baari, you'll begin the return drive back to Kasara. By 16:00 hrs, you'll arrive at the Kasara railway station where you can board a train to your next destination. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Your trip begins from the Kasara railway station at 01:20 hrs. Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch. Both meals will be vegetarian and served at the base village of Baari. The trip ends as you travel back to Kasara railway station by 16:00 hrs.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Kasara

    Kasara

    01:20 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

    Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations more than 6 days before departure of the Kalsubai trek: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made 4-6 days before departure of the Kalsubai trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 2-3 days before departure of the Kalsubai trek: 30% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 2 days before departure of the Kalsubai trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Kalsubai.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trip.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Kalsubai to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Kasara-Kasara in non-AC, private SUV, Tempo Traveller or similar vehicle

    • Services of an experienced trek leader
    • Meals consisting of breakfast and lunch
    • Basic first aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel between base city to Kasara

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Adventure travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Trekking footwear
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Full-sleeved shirts/t-shirts
    • Full-length track pants
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases, trolley bags

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Non-AC, private SUV, Tempo Traveller or similar vehicle for transport from Kasara-Kasara
    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Basic first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • Energy drinks (Glucon D, Gatorade etc.)
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit