Kalsubai Trek

The Kalsubai Trek is a thrilling adventure that takes you to the summit of Kalsubai, the highest peak in Maharashtra, India. Situated in the Western Ghats of the Sahyadri range, this trek offers a unique blend of natural beauty, challenging trails, and cultural significance.

The trek begins at the base village of Bari, located in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. As you ascend, you will encounter diverse landscapes, including lush green forests, rocky terrains, and scenic plateaus. The trail is well-marked but involves steep inclines, making it a moderately challenging trek suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers.

Reaching the summit of Kalsubai, which stands at an elevation of 5,400 feet, rewards you with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. On clear days, you can witness stunning sunrises or sunsets, creating a memorable experience.

The trek also holds religious significance as it leads to the Kalsubai Temple, dedicated to the local deity Kalsubai. Many trekkers offer prayers at the temple and seek blessings before descending.

The best time to undertake the Kalsubai Trek is during the monsoon season (June to September) when the surroundings are adorned with lush greenery and gushing waterfalls. However, it is important to check the weather conditions and avoid trekking during heavy rainfall.

Overall, the Kalsubai Trek offers a perfect blend of adventure, natural beauty, and cultural exploration, making it a popular choice for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

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1 Day
Group Size

From Base Village of Bari to Kalsubai Peak

  • Start your day early and make your way to the base village of Bari, located in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.
  • Begin the trek from Bari, following the well-marked trail that leads to the summit of Kalsubai.
  • As you ascend, enjoy the scenic beauty of the surrounding landscapes, including dense forests and picturesque valleys.
  • Take short breaks along the way to rest and hydrate.
  • Reach the summit of Kalsubai and relish the breathtaking panoramic views.
  • Spend some time exploring the summit area, capturing photographs, and immersing yourself in the serene atmosphere.
  • Descend back to the base village of Bari.
  • After reaching Bari, you can rest and relax before heading back to your final destination.

Please note that this itinerary may vary based on your pace, weather conditions, and the preferences of your group. It is important to carry sufficient water, snacks, and appropriate trekking gear for a comfortable and safe experience.

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Please check the Inclusions and Exclusions before booking the trip. If you have any questions feel free to communicate with us.

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  • First Aid box
  • Trekking Equipments
  • Guide For Trekking
  • All Permits
  • Farewell dinner
  • Personal Expenses
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Reviewed 10th, August

I didn't know before that there is a such great place in Maharashtra.

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The Kalsubai Trek is considered to be a moderately difficult trek. While it is suitable for beginners, it involves steep ascents and challenging terrains.

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The best time to undertake the Kalsubai Trek is during the winter months, from November to February, when the weather is pleasant and the temperatures are cooler. However, it is advisable to avoid trekking during heavy monsoon rains.

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The trek to the summit of Kalsubai and back typically takes around 6-7 hours, depending on the pace of the trekker. It may vary based on individual fitness levels and rest breaks.

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While it is not mandatory to hire a guide, it is recommended, especially for first-time trekkers or those unfamiliar with the trail. A guide can provide valuable assistance, ensure safety, and share insights about the trek.

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There are no accommodation facilities available on the trek route. However, you can choose to stay overnight in nearby villages or towns before or after the trek.

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It is advisable to carry an ample supply of drinking water with you, as there may be limited or no drinking water sources available along the trek route. It is essential to stay hydrated during the trek.

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Essential items to pack include sturdy trekking shoes, comfortable clothing, a backpack, a water bottle, snacks, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a raincoat or poncho, a first aid kit, and a flashlight.

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There are limited food options available at the base village of Bari. It is recommended to carry your own packed food and snacks for the trek.

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Yes, the Kalsubai Trek can be undertaken by solo trekkers. However, it is advisable to inform someone about your trekking plans and follow safety guidelines. Joining a trekking group or hiring a guide can also enhance the trekking experience.

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The Kalsubai Trek is moderately difficult and may not be suitable for very young children. It is recommended to assess the fitness and endurance levels of children before undertaking the trek.

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