About Kalsubai trek
Girdled by lush green timbers and fields, the touring route towards Maharashtra’s Loftiest Peak is a surreal experience for all the nature lovers and trek-holic people. Challenging yet delightful- filled, journey towards the loftiest peak will test your tolerance and offer an amazing panoramic view of several further mountain ranges like Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (south west) and to the south Pabhargad, Ghanchakkar & Harishchandragad. Also, trying to climb the utmost want-listed mountain in the Sahyadri offers a great sense of achievement for utmost of the trekkers.
People often do Kalsubai trek only for the amazing and serene sunrise view from the top. Kalsubai Sunrise trek is surely going to steal your mind and soul. One need to start the hike early morning to reach the top before sunrise.
Kalsubai is often known as the Everest of Maharashtra for its height. Every season Kalsubai witnesses thousands of trekkers because of its stunning view and amazing posture from a trekking point of view. You will see first-timer to experienced trekkers visiting Kalsubai . Kalsubai trek is everything green and nothing but a live place for trekkers. Imagine yourself standing at the tallest peak of Maharashtra. Cool right . This is why Kalsubai trek is getting the most attraction among the treks in Maharashtra.
The Unveiled Story behind Kalsubai
It’s truly believed by the original townies that a wench abiding in a near village had faded near the mountain while trying to escape her employer’s harsh suffering. This gives the mountain its present name as well as a reason for this tabernacle to be erected in her memory.
Further about the climbing patches and Summit (Kalsubai Shikhar)
Nestled among several pitches, Kalsubai is a blend of easy to lift pitches as well as rocky patches overlooking the vale below. To reach the Summit, Govt. has erected numerous iron graduations along the perpendicular hill pitches. Before the final stage, there comes a resting post where you can halt and enjoy having hot tea as well as crisp snacks. On the peak, there exists a tabernacle devoted to Kalsubai Mata where original townies offer prayers and perform Pujas during carnivals.
Meeting point: Kasara station ticket counter (02:00 pm)
12:30 pm: Board the 11:45 am Kasara Local Fast Train from CST.
Meet Liveb4ud team at the Kasara station Ticket counter by 02:00 pm.
02:15 PM: We board privately booked vehicles and head Dhaba for Lunch Break after Quick we move to Bari, where we will be commencing our trek. It’ll take approximately 2 hours to reach the village.
05:00 PM: We reach Bari, from where you can get a glimpse of Kalsubai peak rest for a while & Get Evening Refreshment and get ready to start the trek.
06:00 PM: Gear up, pack your bags and get your Shoes lace-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 on the top of Kalsubai – The Everest of Maharashtra & get Refresh.
09:00 PM: Prepare for a night under the sky have Delicious Local cookery for Regale, let the Arijit Singh or Shreya Ghoshal in you come out, play many 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).
04:00 AM: Time toWake Up! Its a wonderful day.
04:30 AM: Start Trek Towards summit for wonderful sunrise view.
06:15 AM: We reach the Kalsubai temple its time for the Beautiful sunrise. You cant miss the Amazing view of Bhandardara’s Arthur lake from the summit.
06:45 AM: We start our descent. 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 and start the descent.
11:00 AM: We reach back down at the base village.
11:30 AM: Time to head back to Kasara station.
04:00 PM: Adios! Back to the mundane city life. Until Next Time LBYD😉!
Kalsubai with an elevation of 5400 ft recognized as one of the highest points of Maharashtra. Kalsubai is situated in the Western Ghats and is popular for its peak and mesmerizing views. The trek to Kalsubai is going to be an awesome experience in your trekking life. Surroundings covered with lush green nature, absolute beautiful sunrise view, Kalsubai temple, View of Bhandardara’s Arthur lake are some of the iconic things to explore while Kalsubai trek.
We will be reaching the Bari base village by 5 PM and start packing and moving around 6.30 AM. We will reach the Kalsubai top around 8.30 PM. Kalsubai camping gonna be a long climb to the top. We will take required breaks and have snacks and drink at times. The routes are well defined and the treks are made easy to complete by placing required ladders or steps at points which are steeper by government and locals.
Yes. Kalsubai trek is completely safe for solo travelers and female travelers. Liveb4youdie team takes extra care and attention to the safety of our travelers. We also provide separate stays for male and female travelers. Kalsubai sunrise trek is one of the most happening trek in Maharashtra which gets visitors throughout the year from all age groups.
Yes, you can bring your vehicle. A parking place is available at the base village. Parking fee applicable. Parking is at your own risk. Liveb4youdie trek coordinator will be sharing the map location with you and also available at the base village to assist you further from there.
Washrooms are only available at the base village.
Yes. Kalsubai Camping & trekking is completely safe and our team takes special care to make your trekking safe and memorable.
7 km Approx is the distance needed to cover to reach the Kalsubai peak. It will take around 2-3 hours of journey to finish the distance. Kaslubai trek is having moderate difficulty.
Kalsubai trekking is having moderate difficulty .
Kalsubai trekking is happening all days of a year. You will see treks happening in almost days. The best time to visit kalsubai is during monsoon season (June to September) where the atmosphere is clear and chilling. You will everything green around you with stunning views from the top.
Kids are allowed under the supervision of their parents. Kalsubai has seen many kid trekkers defeating it elevation.
Yes. Kalsubai trek is a 7km long moderate difficult trek. This can be done by first-timers also.
No electricity is available. Carry your own power bank if required.
You will be getting a spacious two/three share tent stay with a bed, pillow, and blanket.
Kalsubai weather is according to the season.
You can make the payment directly from the liveb4youdie website. For any assistance call us
No. Listening or playing music via headphones or Bluetooth speaker is not allowed during the trek. Enjoy the view and listen to the sound of the wind.
Day 1 at 2 pm meet Liveb4youdie team at Kasara Railway Station Ticket counter. Those who are coming via train Board the 11:45 am Kasara Local Fast Train from CST to reach the meeting point. By 2.15 pm we will settle down at our private vehicle and on the way we will have our lunch from local dhaba. It is going to be a 2-3 hour journey to the base village. By 5 pm, we will reach the Bari base village where you can get the first view of Kalsubai peak . Let us refresh and start our hike to kalsubai top by 6 pm. It is going to be a long climb it is gonna take 2-3 hour trek to the top.
By 8.30 pm we will reach the campsite on the top of Kalsubai. Yes, we are going to spend the night under the sky at the highest peak of Maharashtra. By 9 pm we will have our healthy and nutritious local food for dinner. Let us play games, sing songs, share stories and make some new friends. By 11.30 pm let us move back to respective tents and give yourself some rest by going to sleep.
Day 2 starts by 4 am in the morning. Let us freshen up and by 4.30 am let us move towards the summit to witness the most awaited sunrise view of Kalsubai peak. By 6.15 we will reach the Kalsubai temple where you will get the sunrise view and Bhandardara’s Arthur lake view. By 6.45 am we will start moving back to the camping site. Let us have some breakfast by 7 am and starts our journey back to teh base village. By 11 am we will reach the base village. By 11.30 we will start our journey back to Kasara in our private vehicle and by 4 pm we will reach there. Time to say god byes.
Kalsubai is around 152 km from Mumbai and 169 km from Pune. It will require 4-5 hours of travel to reach the base village. The routes are connected via train and bus also.
We do conduct monsoon special Kalsubai trek during the period July to September. Monsoon being one of the best time to do trekking in Kalsubai get lot of travelers during the season time. Check the details here in Kalsubai monsoon trek