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  • Trip introduction

    The midnight trek to Kalsubai is a thrilling experience that will take you to the highest mountain peak in Maharashtra. Under the shadows of the dark sky, you'll begin trekking in the wee hours of the morning and climb uphill to an elevation of 5,400 feet to scale the Kalsubai peak. You'll trek through thick forests on stone-cobbled pathways for an exciting adventure in the Western Ghats. From the top of the Kalsubai peak, you'll get breathtaking views of neighbouring mountain peaks of Alang, Madan and Kulang.

    Easily accessible on a well-defined trail, Kalsubai is a perfect trek for fit beginners as well as experienced trekkers.

    Destination

    Kalsubai, often regarded as the Mt. Everest of Maharashtra, is the highest mountain peak in the state. Placed under the protection of a wildlife sanctuary, the natural delights of Kalsubai flourish during the monsoon rains with thick jungles covering most, if not all, of the mountains. A small temple at the top of the mountain attracts several local villagers who frequently trek to Kalsubai to visit the temple. Located in the Western Ghats with close proximity to Mumbai and Pune, Kalsubai is a popular peak for trekking enthusiasts looking for a short day trek for the weekend.

    Destination highlights

    Embark on a night trek to Kalsubai and climb up to an altitude of 5,400 feet. | Scale the highest mountain peak in Maharashtra. | Catch the nocturnal beauty of Maharashtra's mountains.

    Activity Details

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    5400

    915

    14 km

    7 hrs

    14 km

    Trip details
  • Trek to Kalsubai!

    Arrive at the Kasara railway station by 01:30 hrs. You may board the second last compartment of the 22:50 hrs train from CST and meet your fellow trekkers en route. From Kasara, you'll travel to the base village of Bari in shared, private vehicles. You'll rest for a short while at Bari and have a brief orientation and introduction session with your trek leader. Just before the crack of dawn, you'll begin trekking from Bari on a well-defined nature trail through bushes and forests of the Kalsubai mountain. You'll reach the peak of the mountain by early morning. Have breakfast at the top of Kalsubai and admire a beautiful sunrise and the lush green mountains surrounding Kalsubai. After spending an hour or so at the top, you'll begin trekking down to Bari and reach by noon. After lunch at Bari, you'll travel back to Kasara railway station in vehicles. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch. Breakfast and morning tea may be served at the top of Kalsubai. Lunch may be served at Bari as you descend back down and leave for Kasara.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Kasara

    Kasara

    01:30 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 15 days or more before departure of the Kalsubai trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 5-14 days before departure of the Kalsubai trek: 25% refund.

    For cancellations made 3-4 days before departure of the Kalsubai trek: 15% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 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 trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The meeting point for this trek to Kalsubai is the Kasara railway station at 01:30 hrs. Travellers may board the second last compartment of the 22:50 hrs train from CST to reach Kasara and meet fellow trekkers.

    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 bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
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    • Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Mountains Activity Sports
    • Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Mountains Activity Sports
    • Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Mountains Activity Sports
    • Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Mountains Activity Sports
    • Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Mountains Activity Sports
    • Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Mountains Activity Sports
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Kasara-Kasara in shared, private vehicles

    • All technical equipment required for trekking
    • Meals consisting of breakfast and lunch
    • Services of an experienced trekking guide
    • Permit charges and entry fees
    • Basic first aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel costs between base city and 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.
    • 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
    • Shirt/t-shirt and track pants
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Denim jeans
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicles for transport from Kasara-Kasara
    • All technical equipment required for the trek
    • Basic first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Torch (extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.