Overview/Itinerary

New Year Night Trek Kalsubai Peak 

Kalsubai Peak Trek with a height of 1646 meters or 5400 Feet is famous as the highest peak in Maharashtra. Kalsubai Mountain lies in the Sahyadri mountain range falling under the Kalsubai Harishchandragad wildlife sanctuary. Kalsubai Height being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view. Since Bhandardara Dam and Kalsubai Peak are 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. Climbing the Kalsubai Peak under the stars and moonlight adds to the thrilling experience of the night trek.

Details of New Year Kalsubai Night Trek

  • Kalsubai trek difficulty level: Medium
  • Kalsubai trek endurance level: High
  • Base village Kalsubai trek: Bari
  • Region: Igatpuri / Bhandardara
  • Total time required for climbing Kalsubai Peak: 4 hours one way
  • Duration: 1 Night 1 Day
  • Kalsubai peak height: 5400 feet (1646 meters)

Cost for Kalsubai Trek

  • Option 1 - By Train: Rs. 1099/- per person
  • Option 2 - By Bus: Rs. 1399/- per person

New Year Itinerary of Kalsubai Night Trek

Option 1 - By Train

Day Zero

Catch CSMT-Kasara fast local

  • 08:44 pm - CSMT
  • 08:51 pm - Byculla
  • 08:58 pm - Dadar
  • 09:07 pm - Kurla
  • 09:11 pm - Ghatkopar
  • 09:26 pm - Thane
  • 09:42 pm - Dombivali
  • 09:52 pm - Kalyan
  • 11:04 pm - Kasara

11:15 pm - Assemble at Kasara Railway Station near ticket counter.

11:20 pm - Travel from Kasara Railway Station to Bari Village by Local Jeep.

Day One

02:00 am - Reach Bari village.

02:30 am - Start ascending

06:30 am - Reach on top and enjoy.

07:30 am - Breakfast.

08:30 am - Start descending.

12:00 pm - Reach base village and have lunch. Simple veg thali, Jain food is available. 

01:30 pm - Start return journey towards Mumbai.

03:30 pm - Arrive at Kasara railway station and disperse.

 

Option 2 - By Bus

Day Zero

  • 07:15 pm - Meet at Borivali National Park main gate.
  • 07:30 pm - Leave for the trek.
  • 08:00 pm - Pick up at Andheri WEH.
  • 08:15 pm - Pick up at Kalanagar bus stop (on the highway), Bandra.
  • 08:45 pm - Pick up at Sion station circle.
  • 08:40 pm - Amar Mahal, Ghatkopar.
  • 09:15 pm - Pick up at Teen Hath Naka, Thane.
  • 09:45 pm - Pick up at Kalyan Bypass.

Day One

02:00 am - Reach Bari village.

02:30 am - Start ascending

06:30 am - Reach on top and enjoy.

07:30 am - Breakfast.

08:30 am - Start descending.

12:00 pm - Reach base village and have lunch. Simple veg thali, Jain food is available. 

01:30 pm - Start return journey towards Mumbai.

09:00 pm - Approx. arrival at Mumbai, Please note roads are in bad condition delays will be there. (Depend upon traffic)

 

Please note

  • People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience.
  • Missing the train is missing Kalsubai Night Trek, no refund will be provided.
  • Bus participant please arrive 10-15 mins prior at your pick up location.

 

1 Night 1 Day 31 Dec and 31 Dec
Dates and Rates
date & duration Variant price
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • 1 veg Breakfast and 1 veg Lunch
  • Trek Leader Expertise Charges
  • Travel Kasara to Kasara by Local Jeep (Train option)
  • Mumbai to Mumbai travel by private non-Ac vehicle (Bus options)

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Travel cost from Mumbai/Pune to Kasara and back.
  • Dinner on day 1
  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • 2/3 liters of water
  • Proper face mask or shield
  • Sanitizer
  • Sturdy Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek
  • Good Torch must with extra battery
  • Jacket and proper trekking shoes
  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars
  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets
  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters
  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen
  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine
  • Identity Proof
  • Trekking pole
  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles

Covid Safety Guidelines

  • Before planning for any adventure activity, please improve your minimum physical fitness. Most of us have been at home for a lockdown period.
  • Please convey your real medical conditions to Treks and Trails India while enrolling for the event.
  • Kindly wear three-layered masks, N95. Carry an extra disposable mask with you. Please ensure all participants, leaders, staff, and general persons wear masks before interacting with them.
  • Carry with your hand wash, sanitizer bottle, and clean your hands before touching food and objects.
  • Cover-up wear full sleeves shirts and full pants, hiking shoes, caps, and face bandana over your mask. Covering up will help reduce exposure to the Covid19 virus.
  • Bring your food and water with necessary cutlery like utility mug, fork, and spoon. Your mug can be used for cooking, eating, and drinking water. Carry your reusable water bottles; please don’t share with others.
  • Cooperate for temperature checks, questions reading any symptoms, and oxygen level checks; these are done to help you limit the spread of the virus. All these checks will be conducted multiple times during the activities.
  • Kindly do not register for the event or travel if you have come in contact with someone who has Covid19 in the last 14 days.
  • If you have any symptoms like fever, dry cough, weakness, body aches, etc., at the time of screening. You won't be able to participate in the event. You will have to be evacuated on the medical condition and should report to the nearest healthcare center.
  • Maintain a distance of six feet or more while sleeping at night. Incase distance is not possible, try sleeping in a criss-cross manner to avoid face proximity.
  • Please bring your garbage back to the city and dispose of it in your bin.
  • Consuming any alcohol, cigarettes, pan masala, tobacco, drugs should be avoided; they induce a lot of spitting, urinating, and passive smoke, which can be harmful for the general population.
  • Avoid touching new surfaces and touching your mask and face continuously.
  • If your adventure destination is overcrowded, be prepared to change your location or wait for the crowd to reduce.
  • If any participant, trek leader test positive after returning from the event within 14 days of the Activity. They should maintain transparency and inform Treks and Trails India. It will help all others isolate themselves and get tested. Participants and Treks and Trails will cooperate to help manage the situation.
  • Carry your own personal gear.
  • Keep the conversation with unknown people to a minimum and maintain a distance of more than 6 feet while talking.
  • Avoid speaking with the general population and maintain distance to keep yourself safe in these difficult times.
  • Participant need to install the Arogya Setu app

Cancellation Policy

  • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date 
  • No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If Trek gets canceled we will refund "Trek Amount" only.
  • If the event is canceled due to any natural calamity, political unrest or other such reasons beyond our control the same cancellation policy will apply.

Treks and Trails Event Rules

  • Kindly carry one Identity proof, at least for the trek with your address.
  • We all are going for an adventurous and exciting trekking expedition; please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR.
  • The leader's decision will be final, and all the members should abide by it.
  • We do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments, natural habitat on the trek.
  • Swimming is not allowed in the lake or water tank on the forts. Locals use that water for drinking.
  • Putting your feet in water tanks or on the canon is not allowed on our treks.
  • Any addiction is strictly prohibited, e.g. drinking, smoking, chewing tobacco anyone caught doing it will have to exit the trek without a refund and travel back on own expense.
  • People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit the event on an immediate basis.
  • 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 outside.
  • Listening to music on earphones or Bluetooth speakers is not allowed while trekking.
  • Bluetooth speaker not allowed inside the homestay or camping tents.
  • Drinking/smoking,/eating is not allowed inside the tents.
  • If you damage the tent, break the tent poles, you will have to pay us for the whole new tent on MRP.
  • If you are late for the bus pickup and are not reachable on the phone during your bus pickup, the trek leader will leave without you, and we will provide no refund.
  • Please check things to carry and wear trekking shoes on our treks. 
FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can we drive till Bari Village Kalsubai Maharashtra? 

    Yes

2. Kalsubai Map - Drive Through Map ?

    Please refer google maps or google earth 

3. Distance from Mumbai Kalsubai - highest peak in Maharashtra ?

    Four hours drive from Mumbai - 155 km approx

4. Distance from Pune Kalsubai - highest peak in Maharashtra ?

    Five hours drive from Mumbai - 180 km approx    

5. Number of days required for this event?

    One day and One Night

6. Where can we park our cars?

    Base Village at your own risk 

7. Is there any parking charge?

    Yes.

8. Do you provide sleeping bags?

    Sleeping bag NO - For hygiene reasons we don't provide sleeping bags

9. Are Toilet Available on Kalsubai Mountain?

    Not available During the trek toilets are not available

    Provision for toilet tents will be made at Villagers House - eastern style commode

10. Do Single Travellers Female signup for these events ?

      We have 60 - 40 % or more Male - Female ratios on our events 

      Many Single Travelling Female join our events 

11. Are Kids allowed on treks ?

      Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only

12. What type of food will be provided ?

      Food preference only Veg local home cooked is available

13. Phone Connectivity ?

      Limited phone connectivity available for most cellular services

14. Where will we stay ?

      No Homestay is required for this event

15. Is cash payment or spot payment accepted ?    

      Cash payment is not accepted.

      Registration against 100% upfront payment only via Paytm / UPI / NEFT / IMPS / Payment Getaway on the spot payment not accepted.

      We need to book in advance bus / jeep and make other arrangements upfront payment is must 

16. Will I get bottled water ?

      Normal well water shall be provided

17. Can I charge my phone ?

      No electricity. Please carry a power bank if required

18. How is the weather now ?

      Summer Temperature Night 17- Day 39°C approx.

      Monsoon it rains very heavily please double pack your expensive phones and gadgets 

19. Can we smoke or drink alcohol ?

     People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit event on an immediate basis.

20. Can we listen to music on Bluetooth speaker ? 

      Listening to music on earphones or Bluetooth speaker is not allowed while trekking, Bluetooth speaker not allowed          inside homestay 

21. How do i make payment ?

      You can pay online on our website in how to register tabs.

22.  Kalsubai hotels - Kalsubai Homestay ?

       Local villagers offer dormitory homestay

       List of Hotels Kalsubai:

  • MTDC Bhandardara
  • Anandvan Resort
  • Yash Resort
  • Hotel Samadhan

In case your question is not listed above you can email us: highfive@treksandtrails.org 

Activity
New Year Camping
Destination
Bhandardara
Duration
1 Day