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  • Trip introduction

    Celebrate New Year 2019 at the summit of Kalsubai, the highest mountain peak in Maharashtra. At midnight, you'll celebrate New Year 2019 in the midst of dense forests of the Sahyadri mountains, under a dark sky of twinkling stars, with like-minded trekking enthusiasts.

    Apart from the prospect of conquering the highest peak in Maharashtra on New Year 2019, you'll experience the thrill of climbing the mountains of Western Ghats in the dark night. With the shining moon overhead, you'll hear the hooting of owls and the rustling of nocturnal animals as you hike over steep slopes and iron ladders.

    Destination

    Located inside the Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary, the mountain peak of Kalsubai, often called the 'Everest of Maharashtra', stands tall at a monumental height of 5,400 feet. This lofty peak is a tough climb for trekkers, especially at night when you'll be trekking with the help of torches and headlamps. The lower half of the mountain is enveloped in a dense forest with rocky trails, while the upper half is considerably barren and steep. The wilderness of Kalsubai is the perfect destination to celebrate New Year 2019 is a unique way.

    Destination highlights

    Celebrate New Year 2019 during a night trek to Kalsubai. | Experience the thrill of trekking in the dark night through dense forest. | Summit Kalsubai, Maharashtra’s highest peak at 5400 feet. | Soak in scenic views of the surrounding Sahyadri peaks from the top. | Catch the first sunrise of the new year 2019 from the top of Kalsubai.

    Activity Details

    1925

    5400

    915

    14 kms

    6 hrs

    7 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of New Year 2019 trek to Kalsubai: Depart from Mumbai

    Meet the trek leader and your fellow trekkers at the Kasara railway station by 19:20 hrs. Here, you'll board a private vehicle and travel the village of Bari, the base for treks to Kalsubai. After a simple but delicious dinner at the base village, you'll begin the trek to Kalsubai an hour before midnight.

    At midnight, you'll celebrate New Year 2019 in the midst of dense forests of the Sahyadri mountains, under a dark sky of twinkling stars, with like-minded trekking enthusiasts.

    Overnight in the wilderness.

    You'll be picked up at Kasara railway station and driven to the village of Bari, where you'll be served a simple but delicious dinner. You will also have access to washrooms and changing room facilities at Bari.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Kasara

    Bari

    19:20 PM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of New Year 2019 trek to Kalsubai: Complete trek and return
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 10 days or more before departure of the New Year 2019 trek to Kalsubai: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 5-9 days before departure of the New Year 2019 trek to Kalsubai: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 5 days before departure of the New Year 2019 trek to Kalsubai: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the New Year 2019 trek to Kalsubai.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the camp leader while participating in any adventure activity.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance during the New Year 2019 trek to Kalsubai.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are requested to board the semi-fast local train to Kasara departing CST railway station at 16:52 hrs in order to reach the pick-up point on time. Tardiness in arriving at the pick-up point will lead to missing the New Year 2019 trek to Kalsubai, without refund.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the New Year 2019 trek to Kalsubai to ensure safety of travellers and staff. Additional costs due to such a change in itinerary will be borne by the traveller.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident while during the New Year 2019 trek to Kalsubai.
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    • New Year 2019 Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • New Year 2019 Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • New Year 2019 Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • New Year 2019 Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • New Year 2019 Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • New Year 2019 Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • New Year 2019 Trekking Kalsubai Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements between Kasara-Bari in private vehicle

    • Meals including dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • Services of experienced trek leader and support crew
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city-panel

    • Personal expenses such as apparel or gear, extra meals or beverages etc
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Any item not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trekking or sports shoes
    • Full-sleeved shirts/t-shirts
    • Full-length jeans/track pants
    • Jacket
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicle for transport between Kasara-Bari

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Sunglasses
    • Torch
    • Insect repellent
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

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