• Trip introduction

    Begin your New Year 2020 by trekking to the highest peak of Maharashtra, the Kalsubai peak. This trekking trip near Mumbai and Pune is the perfect getaway for those looking to spend their New Year's away from the crowd and amidst the nature's sounds and serenity. You get to camp amidst the lush forests of the Western Ghats and traverse a trail consisting of steep sections and rocky terrains.


    Located in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, the Kalsubai peak is the highest summit in the state at 5400 feet. It is a popular trekking destination for travellers from Mumbai and Pune, attracting many thrill seekers every year. The close proximity to the two cities and the serene landscape there makes Kalsubai one of the best places to celebrate the New Year's Eve for those who want to escape the crowd and noise of the city.

    Destination highlights

    Celebrate the New Year 2020 amidst the lush beauty of the Western Ghats. | Begin your new year with a trek to Maharashtra's highest peak. | Escape the crowd of the city during the New Year's Eve.

    Activity Details




    14 km

    8 hrs

    7 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Kalsubai trek: Celebrate New Year while camping

    Report at Kasara railway station at 14:00 hrs and meet your team there. From there, you'll head to Bari via a local jeep and trek to the campsite. At the campsite, you'll relax and explore the surrounding regions. You'll celebrate the coming of the New Year away from the crowd and the noise, with the nocturnal sounds of the Sahyadri forests. You'll then retire into your tents for the night.

    Overnight in tents at the base camp.

    Today's meal package includes only dinner that will be served at the campsite near Bari. Do note that the operator does not provide sleeping bags due to hygeinic reasons, so carry a hoodie or a blanket for the night.

    Day 1 Milestone



    14:00 PM



    Day 2 of the Kalsubai trek: Summit Kalsubai peak
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 8 days prior to the Kalsubai trek: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 4-7 days prior to the Kalsubai trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days prior to the Kalsubai trek: 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

    Travellers are requested to be punctual in arriving at the pick-up point. Tardiness in reaching the pick-up point will lead to missing the trek.

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

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

    Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Kalsubai.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

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

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


    • Travel arrangements between Kasara railway station and Bari via a local jeep

    • Accommodation in alpine tents on triple/quad-sharing basis
    • All vegetarian meal package including dinner on Day 1, and breakfast and lunch on Day 2
    • Services of an experienced trek leader
    • All applicable taxes


    • Travel arrangements from your home-city to Kasara and back

    • Lunch on Day 1
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Any personal expenses like beverages, tips to staff, extra meals, etc.
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, roadblocks, landslides, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Warm jacket
    • Full-length trek pants
    • Comfortable t-shirt/shirt
    • Trekking shoes (preferably with ankle support)
    • Windcheater
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Tents for accommodation for the night
    • Local jeep for transport between Kasara railway station and Bari

    You need to get

    • Government-issued ID card
    • Backpack
    • Water bottle (2 litres)
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (chocolate bars, biscuits, energy bars, dry fruits, etc.)
    • Personal toiletries including wet wipes, tissue papers, hand sanitizer, etc.
    • Light towel/napkins
    • Camera with extra battery
    • Torch with extra batteries
    • Sun-cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Scarf
    • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
    • Personal first aid kit

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.