Kalsubai Peak Trek

Kalsubai Peak Trek

Igatpuri, Maharashtra, India
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Kalsubai Peak Trek Highlights

  • Trek to the highest mountain peak in Maharashtra!
  • Enjoy the uninterrupted view of the Sahyadris from the top!
  • Ideal for a weekend getaway from Mumbai!

Kalsubai Peak Trek Overview

Embark on the Kalsubai Peak Trek this weekend, Maharashtra's highest peak at 5400ft! Discover the charm of Bari Village and its local delicacies before the ascent. Capture breathtaking landscapes and winter blooms along the scenic trail, perfect for photography enthusiasts. Unforgettable moments await in this adventure-packed journey!


Kalsubai Monsoon trekking quick facts:

➔ Region- Bari Village, Akole

➔ Trek Altitude- 1646 meters

➔ Trek Difficulty Level- Moderate

➔ Trek Duration- 2 Days

➔ Distance- 13  km

➔ Start / End Point- Mumbai (Dadar)

➔ Base Camp- Bari

➔ Nearest Airport- Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport


How to Reach:

➔ To get to Kalsubai, you must first reach Bari village and walk up to the temple which is the starting point of the trek.

➔ The best way to get to Bari from Mumbai is by road, you can either drive down or hire a private taxi.

➔ If you are traveling to Bari from Mumbai by bus, you will have to change buses at Igatpuri.

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Itinerary For Kalsubai Peak Trek


Day 1 - Pune Itinerary


  • 10:00 PM: Meet the trek leaders at Fergusson College Main Gate, FC Road (Near Starbucks).
  • 10:30 PM: Gather at Nashik Phata for pickups.
  • Start the journey to the base village (Bari).

Day 2 - Trek from Bari to Kalsubai Peak | 7 hours of trek


Without transport variant start from here

  • 04:00 AM: To start with you have to arrive at the base village and rest for an hour.
  • 05:00 AM: After this freshen up and have some breakfast.
  • 06:30 AM: Now let’s begin the trek to Kalsubai Peak after receiving a briefing and instructions from the trek leaders.
  • 09:30 AM: Reach the summit of Kalsubai Peak and take photos.
  • 11:00 AM: Start descending to the base village.
  • 02:00 PM: Return to the base village, freshen up, and have lunch.
  • 03:30 PM: Start the return journey to Pune.
  • 10:00 PM: Arrive in Pune (Exact arrival time depends on the group's pace and traffic conditions).

Day 1 - Mumbai Itinerary


  • Report at Borivali National Park by 10:00 PM.
  • 10:00 PM: Depart from Borivali.
  • 10:10 PM: Pick up from Kandivali.
  • 10:20 PM: Pick up from Goregaon.
  • 10:30 PM: Pick up from Andheri.
  • 10:40 PM: Pick up from Santacruz.
  • 10:50 PM: Pick up from Bandra.
  • 11:00 PM: Pick up from Sion.
  • 11:10 PM: Pick up from Chembur.
  • 11:15 PM: Pick up from Ghatkopar.
  • 11:20 PM: Pick up from Bhandup.
  • 11:30 PM: Pick up from Thane.
  • 11:55 PM: Pick up from Bhiwandi.

Day 2 - Trek from Bari to Kalsubai Peak | 7 hours of trek


Without transport variant start from here

  • 01:00 AM: Arrive at Igatpuri.
  • 04:00 AM: Reach the base village and rest for an hour.
  • 05:00 AM: Freshen up and have breakfast.
  • 06:30 AM: Start the trek to Kalsubai Peak after receiving briefing and instructions from the trek leaders.
  • 09:30 AM: Reach the summit of Kalsubai Peak and take photos.
  • 11:00 AM: Begin descending to the base village.
  • 02:00 PM: Return to the base village, freshen up, and have lunch.
  • 03:30 PM: Start the return journey to Mumbai.
  • 11:00 PM: Arrival in Mumbai (Exact arrival time depends on the group's pace and traffic conditions).
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Personal medications (if any)
Quick Drying Towel
Poncho or Rain Cover
UV Protected Sunglasses (Advisable)
Power bank

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Kalsubai Peak Trek Reviews


Pankaj Sahu

Adventurous Trekking at Kalsubai Trek

It was amazing trekking experience to Kalsubai. The trek is of moderate difficulty level. Start early in the morning to avoid heat during the morning time and to see the Amazing sunrise .


krunal Desai

Amazing trekking experience

It is the highest peak of Maharashtra. One of the must visit place. You will feel so much refreshed after reaching the top.


Dhruv Kumar

First time treking

It was my first trek and really it was so memorable trek for me and my friends . Thnx Team for making some new memories for me with my friends ❤️😍


Garvit Sachdeva

Great trekking

A great and wonderful trek. But it is definitely worth the visit.


Hitesh Ajetrao


Maharashtra's highest peak . wonderful trek with full of fun and amazing memories made there and the hospitality was amazing.


Shrikant Varkahde

One of the best Trekking

Peak has amazing and wonderful trekking routes . feel so much positive vibes .😍😍😍😍


Ankit Panchal

Enjoyed the trekking

The night Trek was Ultimate experience . The view of morning from the top is excellent .


Mukesh Shah

Amazing Experience

Best Adventure ! Enjoy the trail with full of fun and carry some warm cloths . my experience was amazing.


Pratham Khavare

Highest peak of maharastra

Really it is highest peak of Maharashtra. should go once there and do night stay in a camp. Experience will be amazing .


Shweta Nighute

Fantastic trek experience

Amazing trekking experience . Guide and the ground team was so amazing .

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Kalsubai Peak Trek FAQs

I am a first-timer. Is the Kalsubai trek a good trek for me?

This trek strikes an ideal balance between thrilling and easy going. With total distance of 12 km covered, and the short duration of the journey, this trek is ideal for beginners! Even children can accompany you on this trek. However, children below 16 must be accompanied by parental supervision.

Do I have to exercise for the Kalsubai Peak trek?

This is a relatively easy trek, successfully undertaken by beginners and veteran trekkers alike! Therefore, a person with average physical fitness can complete the Kalsubai Peak Trek without any issues. However, trekking is a physical activity and that means that to truly enjoy the journey, you must achieve a certain level of fitness. We recommend that you start following a fitness regime at least two weeks before embarking on the trek.

Can we customize our Kalsubai Peak trek?

Definitely! You are invited to chalk out an independent plan at your convenient time frame for any number of people. Cost for private trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style.

Is the Kalsubai trek okay for solo travellers?

If you are looking for a solo backpacking trip in Maharashtra, the Kalsubai Peak trek is ideal for you. This trek is highly engaging and will keep you entertained throughout! Furthermore, we ensure the safety of all the trekkers. We have had a lot of solo female travellers successfully completing this trek in a safe and guided environment. Furthermore, all our trek leaders are qualified professionals, carefully selected by us after a rigorous process.

What is the Best time to visit Kalsubai Trek?

Monsoon is a great time to trek to Kalsubai, the weather is fantastic temperatures make it easier for trekking. If you love nature and want to watch flowers blooming, hike up to Kalsubai in the winter season. Summer in Kalsubai is from May to June. The weather is fairly hot during the season and it can be quite humid for trekking.
The monsoon runs from June to August. The weather is cool but conditions for trekking can be tricky. It also gets quite windy at Kalsubai Peak in the monsoon.
Winters are from the end of October to February. The climate is excellent for outdoor exploration during this season.

Which is the Best route to Kalsubai Trek?

The best route to the peak starts at the Hanuman temple, located a few kilometers away from Bari village. The route starts on an easy note but it does get tricky towards the approach of the peak. To help trekkers scale the peak, locals have set up ladders and stilts on the steep slopes. The guided trek is led by a team of experienced hikers that carefully plan the route, ensuring the comfort and safety of trekkers. The trek lets you do a bit of sightseeing at the base village and you can enjoy a comfortable ride to Kalsubai and back to Mumbai.

What are the do’s and don’t in the Kalsubai trek?

Do’s & Don’ts


  • This area is an eco-sensitive zone so keep an eye on warning sign-boards regarding wild animals.
  • Do not try to harm nature in all terms.
  • Do not litter here and there. If there is a need to dispose of the waste then ask your tour guide about the same.
  • Do not try to escape the way told by your guide and make it your own because it may land you in a kind of trouble.
  • Do not use plastic as much as possible it will help to save the environment and dignity of this natural trail
  • As authority is responsible for the governance and security of the area & people so do not misbehave with them.
  • Do not personally comment on your tour mates. If there is any kind of difficulty or disturbance you are facing due to your trip mates then inform your team leader. 
  • Try to avoid any kind of anti-religious comments and activity to respect the local religion as well as your tour mates.
  • In place of getting a permit from an unknown person, it will be better to get the permit from government authorities which will be easily provided to you by doing some formalities.
  • The place is known for its natural beauty so do not indulge in any kind of activity which harms nature.
  • Try to avoid plastic bags as much as possible to conserve the planet and nature. 


  • In place of plastic bags use cloth bags and paper bags. In any extreme condition if you have used plastics then dispose of them at the proper place.
  • If you are passing through some religious place or building maintain the decorum
  • Respect the views of your tour mates. If you do not like anything then politely inform them in place of getting into a fight with them or heated comments. 
  • Follow the guidelines provided by the Group Leader/Trip leader to avoid any kind of difficulty on the trip. They will provide you with guidelines based on their experiences not to dominate you.
  • Listen to your guide carefully because he will be fully aware of that area and also will tell you interesting things about those places.
  • Try to avoid confrontation with locals. If you feel unsafe then immediately inform your guide. He will be the greatest help.

What is special about Kalsubai Trekking?

  • Explore the Bari Village: Before you begin trekking to Kalsubai, spend about half an hour exploring Bari Village. There are old houses to see and you can sample delicious local delicacies at small eateries around the village. 
  • Photography: The scenic trail offers a great opportunity for landscape photography. You can click pictures of the Western Ghats and if you go trekking in winter, click pictures of flowers around the trekking trail. 
  • Offer Prayers at Kalsubai Temple: At the top of the peak is Kalsubai temple. The temple is dedicated to a local deity and special prayers are held on Tuesday and Thursday. To experience culture and festivity, visit the temple during Navratri when a special fair is held near the temple.

Confirmation Policy

  • Upon booking, the traveller will receive a confirmation voucher via email, within 24 hours.
  • In the special cases of slots not being available, feasible alternatives will be provided to the customer, in regards to the customer’s preference. In such cases, a new voucher would be sent via email, consisting of the new travel details.
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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellation made 20 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 30% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 7-20 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 60% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 0-7 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 100% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Due to any restrictions such as sudden government policies or regulations, health hazards, medical emergencies, or unprecedented weather conditions, activities and tours may be nonoperational and be cancelled. In cases such as these, operators will attempt to cater to the traveller an alternate, which is feasible in nature. However, any refund would not be catered.
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Refund Policy

  • Any refund applicable will be processed within 7 business days.
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  • Wear comfortable clothes for the adventure - preferably track pants and trekking shoes. 
  • Keep your backpack light as you will be in charge of it throughout! 
  • Do not wander off on your own at any point.
  • Delays may be caused due to weather conditions.
  • Smoking and drinking are strictly prohibited during the trek!
  • Carefully follow the instructor’s safety instructions.
  • Carry enough cash and your ID proof at all times. 
  • Be aware of the fact that there is no toilet facility available at the top. The last toilet is in the base village.
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