Kalsubai camping offers a breathtaking experience nestled in the Sahyadri mountain range of Maharashtra, India. At 5,400 feet above sea level, Kalsubai Peak stands tall as the highest point in the state, attracting adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. The Kalsubai camping experience begins with a thrilling trek that challenges both beginners and seasoned trekkers with its steep trails, rocky terrain, and stunning vistas.
As the trek progresses, the mesmerizing beauty of the Western Ghats unfolds, showcasing lush greenery, cascading waterfalls during the monsoon season, and panoramic views of the surrounding valleys. The journey often includes encounters with diverse flora and fauna, adding to the charm of the trek.
Upon reaching the summit, adventurers are rewarded with a sense of accomplishment and awe-inspiring views of the Sahyadri ranges, the Bhandardara Dam, and the surrounding villages. The sight of the setting sun or the rising sun from this vantage point is a sight to behold, painting the sky with vibrant hues.
Camping atop Kalsubai allows for a night under the stars, providing a serene experience away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The campfires, shared stories, and stargazing create an atmosphere of camaraderie among fellow trekkers. As the night unfolds, the tranquil ambiance adds a touch of magic to the entire experience.
Overall, Kalsubai camping is a thrilling escapade that blends adventure, natural beauty, and a sense of achievement. It offers a perfect getaway for adventure seekers seeking solace in the lap of nature and a memorable experience amidst the stunning landscapes of the Sahyadris.
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Meeting point: Kasara station ticket counter (02:00 pm)
11:30 Am: Board the 11:42Am Kasara Local Fast Train from CST.
02:00 Pm – Meet LiveB4YouDie team at the Kasara station ticket counter at 02:00 pm.
02:15 Pm: We settle in our transfer vehicles to the base village & on the way we take a short break for lunch. It takes approximately 2 hours to reach the base village.
05:00 Pm: We reach Bari, from where you can get a glimpse of Kalsubai peak, rest for a while & grab some evening snacks with a cup of hot tea.
06:00 Pm: Gear up, pack your bags and get your Shoes laced-up! It’s gonna be a long and dark climb to the top. We will take few short breaks on the way where you can grab your snack or a drink.
08:30 PM: Reach campsite and have a better view of the summit – The Everest of Maharashtra. Feel the fresh air.
09:30 Pm: Prepare for a night under the sky have local dinner, let the Arijit Singh or Shreya Ghoshal in you come out, play group games, share stories ( especially ghost stories), make new musketeers & enjoy the bonfire nights.
11:30 Pm: Off to the tents for sound sleep (for those who are very sleepy).
05:00 Am: Time to wake Up! Its a wonderful day.
05:30 Am: Start Trek Towards summit for wonderful sunrise view. Its a 20 mins hike to the top.
06:15 Am: We reach the Kalsubai temple its time for the beautiful sunrise. You cant miss the amazing view of Bhandardara Arthur lake from the summit.
06:45 Am: We start our trek back to the base village. Finally, you get a view of the surroundings you climbed & camp through in the night.
07:00 Am: Grab a quick breakfast on the mountain top and continue the descend to the base.
11:00 Am: On reaching the base village, freshen up and be ready to leave for Kasara station.
11:30 Am: Settle in our transfer vehicle as we head back to Kasara station.
04:00 PM: Adios! Back to the mundane city life. Until Next Time LBYD😉!
Difficulty Level is Easy to Moderate.
Kalsubai takes almost 4hours to ascend.
Yes. Kalsubai trek is completely safe for solo travelers and female travelers.