Treks and Trails India - One Day Trek to Kalsubai 5th July - Highest Peak Maharashtra

Kalsubai Peak 

Trek: Kalsubai Sumit
Height: 5400 ft 
Region: Igatpuri 
Cost: Rs 900.00 per person

About Kalsubai: 
Kalsubai with the height of 1646m [5400Feets] is famous as one of the highest peaks in Maharashtra. Kalsubai lies in the Sahyadri mountain range. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view. Since Kalsubai is extremely famous, enough effort has been made to make this trek easy. There are steel railings, chains and ladders at places where it is difficult to climb. There is a symbolic temple at the top. It is said, that in the ancient times, a lady named “Kalsu” came to nearby Indorey village to work. However, somebody forced her to clean utensils and clean up the residence by force. So she left the place and eventually died at this spot. So comes the name, Kalasubai. A small temple is built here, in her memory. From the top of Mount Kalsubai, one can get great view of the Bhandardara Lake and Wison dam, immediately after the rainy season, the place is covered with variety of flowers. During the months October to November people neighbouring region organize a religious fair at this place. It usually takes three hours to reach the top from Bari. Soon after leaving Bari, a small stream is crossed followed soon after by a Hanuman temple. The route from behind this temple takes the hiker straight to the summit. There are three iron ladders along this route. There is a well near the last iron ladder as one approaches the top. The rest of the route is without water, so it is best to fill water bottles in Bari. It is an easy hike, but parts of it are quite steep in places.

Itinerary for Kalsubai Trek - 4th July 2015 - Travel upto Kasara by Kasara train 
22:50 Mumbai (CST) 
23:04 Dadar 
23:17 Ghatkopar 
23:31 Thane 
23:54 Dombivili 
01:18 Kasara

5th July 2015 
01:20 Assemble at Kasara Rail Station 
01:00 Travel Kasra to Base Village. 
05:00 Fresh Up, tea & Breakfast 
06:30 Start Trek toward Kalsubai. 
10:30 Reach top of kalsubai, 
11:45 Start descending kalsubai, 
14:00 Lunch in Base Village. 
15:00 Travel from Bari to Kasara. 
18:00 Disperse at Kasara rail Station.

Kalsubai First Ladder

List of Items To Be Carry recommended by TreksandTrails India
•Snugly fitting canvas shoes / Sports shoes 
•Ruck sack / Shoulder bag which can hold following items 
•Pack your stuff with an extra polythene lining to protect the contents from rain. 
•Water Bottle ( 3 Liter Minimum) compulsory *** 
•Torch with spare set of batteries 

Cap 

•Spare Cotton Track pant & T- shirts 1no each. 
•Personal bedding, Sleeping Bag / Bed sheet / Carry mat. 
•Waterproof jacket / raincoat [It may be rain] 
•Personal medical kit (personal medicines if any, prescribed by family Dr.). 
•Note book, Pen, Sewing kit, shoes laces, Safety pins

Note: 
•Please do not carry gold ornaments or any other valuables. 
•Avoid Chapels / Slippers for trek 
•Camera, Binocular is allowed at your own risk 
•For safety please follow the expert’s/ Instructors advice on trek.

TreksandTrails advisory note 
Kindly carry 1 Identity proof at least for the trek. It’s not a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking exploration. The leader’s decision will be final and all the members should abide by it. Do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments. Any kind of addiction is strictly prohibited, e.g. drinking, smoking. Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or even local people. Due to the Monsoon season we recommend you to please take care at every place while walking /climbing / trekking. Rains are expected so please double pack your valuables in plastic bags to save them from getting wet. ***No plastic littering on the way or in hills/mountains. ***

Kalsubai Trek TreksandTrails India

Note 
Missing train would mean missing the trip.We would be returning to Mumbai by 21:30 hrs approx depending on rains. 
Participation contribution is NON refundable and NOT transferable. 
We shall travel together as a group. This is a group activity. TreksandTrails Rules 
1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding. 
2. TreksandTrails reserves all right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without any prior notice. 
3. Proper footwear is essential for this trek. As trekking with a weak shoe sole is best avoided. 
4. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact. Send a text message. 
5. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops/skirt, short pants, hot pants not allowed. 
6. Wear comfortable clothes like track pants and t-shirts. Avoid wear jeans pants. 
7. Please do not carry handbags or jolas or sling bags on treks.

Exclusions 
Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption. Food/Tea purchase while travelling to site and back. Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required. Travel cost from Mumbai to Kasara and back. 
Includes: Travelling Kasara To Kasara, 1 Breakfast & 1 veg Meal - lunch for 5th July 2015. TreksandTrails, India charges if any.

carry 1 Identity proof at least for the trek. It’s not a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking exploration. Do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments. Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or even locals village folks.

 

Disclosures on medical conditions 
It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens ONLY payable in Indian Rupees.

 

 

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