Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek from Pune

Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek from Pune

Pune, Maharashtra, India
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Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek from Pune Highlights

Nature's Tapestry:

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Old Malshej Ghat, a haven of lush greenery and misty hills.

Historical Passage:

Explore the charm of a historic mountain pass, where time seems to stand still amidst the remnants of the past.

Kalu Waterfall Adventure:

Trek through scenic landscapes to discover the majestic Kalu Waterfall, a pristine cascade surrounded by nature's serenity.

Biodiversity Delight:

Witness the rich flora and fauna of the region, making every step of the trek a delightful encounter with the wonders of the natural world.

Tranquil Escape:

Escape the city chaos and embrace the tranquility of the outdoors, creating lasting memories amid the simplicity of the Malshej Ghat trek from Pune.

Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek from Pune Overview

Embark on a thrilling journey from Pune to the enchanting Old Malshej Ghat, where nature's beauty unfolds in every step. The trek to Kalu Waterfall promises a refreshing escape, weaving through lush greenery and scenic landscapes. Discover the timeless charm of this historic pass, surrounded by misty hills and cascading waterfalls. As you navigate the trail, breathe in the crisp mountain air and witness the rich biodiversity of the region. This adventure not only offers a break from the city bustle but also invites you to relish the simplicity and tranquility of the great outdoors, creating memories that linger long after the trek ends.

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Itinerary For Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek from Pune


Day 1 - Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek


05:00 AM to 09:30 AM: Boarding and Journey Kick-off

  • Begin your adventure by boarding the bus at your designated pick-up point.
  • Embrace the early morning as the bus departs, letting the soft sunlight welcome your journey.

09:30 AM to 12:00 PM: Arrival and Trek Commencement

  • Arrive at the Base Village after a scenic drive.
  • Refresh, recharge with a hearty breakfast, and absorb the Trek Guidelines in a briefing session.
  • Follow the Trek Leader into the Malshej Ghat Jungle, surrounded by a lush carpet of greenery.
  • Marvel at the Kalu Waterfall, a 1200 ft cascade of pure beauty, capturing the moment with your camera.

12:00 PM to 10:00 PM: Descent and Departure

  • Bid farewell to the mesmerizing Kalu Waterfall and trek back to the Base Village.
  • Indulge in a flavorful, authentic lunch upon arrival.
  • As the evening sky unveils its canvas, pack your memories, board the bus, and return to Pune, cherishing the lovely moments of the day.

Available Tour Packages

Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek from Pune Package


  • Transport
  • Meals: Tea, Breakfast, and Lunch (Vegetarian) 
  • Guide Fees: Admission Fees
  • First Aid Charges Expertise Charges

How to reach 

By Air 

To reach Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek from Pune by air, take a flight to Pune International Airport. 

From there, hire a taxi or use public transportation to reach the trek starting point. The journey offers stunning aerial views before transitioning to the scenic beauty of the Malshej Ghat trek.

By Road

Drive from Pune to Old Malshej Ghat for the Kalu Waterfall Trek via NH60. The approximately 120 km journey takes around 3 hours. 

Enjoy the picturesque drive through the Western Ghats, and upon reaching Malshej Ghat, follow 

signs or use GPS to reach the trek starting point for the Kalu Waterfall adventure.

By Train

Traveling from Pune to Old Malshej Ghat for the Kalu Waterfall Trek by train involves taking a train to Kalyan Junction, a major railway hub. 

From Kalyan, hire a taxi or use local transport to reach Malshej Ghat, approximately 85 km away. The journey provides a scenic train ride followed by a picturesque drive.


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Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek from Pune Reviews


Aarav Patel

Nature's Embrace:

Booking the Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek through BanBanjara was a stellar decision! The company's meticulous planning allowed us to soak in nature's beauty seamlessly. From the enchanting waterfall to the lush Malshej Ghat, every moment was pure bliss. Kudos to BanBanjara for an unforgettable experience.


Neha Sharma

Well-Guided Adventure:

BanBanjara's trek to Kalu Waterfall was not just a trek; it was a well-guided adventure. The Trek Leader's expertise and the comprehensive briefing made the journey safe and enjoyable. A perfect blend of excitement and caution that left us with beautiful memories.


Aditya Desai

Scrumptious Treats:

The food on this trek deserves a special mention. BanBanjara not only took us on a visual feast but also treated our taste buds with authentic, flavor-packed meals. Breakfast and lunch at the base village were gastronomic delights, adding a delightful touch to the entire experience


Priya Kapoor

Family-Friendly Trek:

We booked the trek as a family, and it was an excellent choice. BanBanjara ensured that the trek was family-friendly, making it accessible for all age groups. The team's attention to detail, especially regarding safety and comfort, made this a memorable outing for us.


Arjun Singh

Efficient Logistics:

Kudos to BanBanjara for seamless logistics! From the bus ride to the trek and back to Pune, everything was well-organized. It allowed us to focus solely on enjoying the trek and the stunning Kalu Waterfall without any worries about transportation.


Ananya Reddy

Photography Paradise:

If you love photography, this trek is a paradise, and BanBanjara made it even more enjoyable. The Trek Leader provided ample time to capture the mesmerizing Kalu Waterfall against the backdrop of Malshej Ghat's greenery. The frames we took home are now cherished memories.


Rohit Mehta

Moderate Challenge:

As someone relatively new to trekking, I appreciated BanBanjara's choice of a moderately challenging trek. It offered a sense of accomplishment without overwhelming us. The Trek Leader's encouragement was instrumental in boosting our confidence throughout the journey.


Riya Malhotra

Environmental Awareness:

A big thumbs up to BanBanjara for promoting environmental awareness during the trek. The team emphasized leaving no trace and respecting the natural surroundings. It's refreshing to see a trekking company committed to preserving the beauty of these landscapes.


Vikram Verma

Prompt Communication:

BanBanjara's communication before the trek was prompt and informative. All our queries were addressed, and the pre-trek information provided was comprehensive. It showcased the company's commitment to ensuring participants have all the details for a hassle-free experience.


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Old Malshej Ghat with Kalu Waterfall Trek from Pune FAQs

What is the trek difficulty level?

The trek is considered moderate, suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers. However, following the Trek Leader's guidance is essential.

What should I carry for the trek?

Pack essentials such as comfortable trekking shoes, water bottles, energy bars, a hat, sunscreen, a camera, and any personal medication. Refer to the provided Trek Guidelines for a detailed list.

Is the trek suitable for children?

The trek is generally safe for children, but it's recommended for those above 8 years. Parents should assess their child's fitness and consult with the Trek Leader.

Are meals provided during the trek?

Yes, breakfast and lunch are provided. The meals are flavorful and include authentic local cuisine.

Can I swim in Kalu Waterfall?

Swimming in the waterfall is not advised due to safety reasons. Enjoy the view from a safe distance and follow the Trek Leader's instructions.

Are restrooms available during the trek?

Basic restroom facilities may be available at the base village and during the trek, but be prepared for limited amenities.

Is there a first aid kit available?

Yes, the Trek Leader will have a first aid kit. However, participants are advised to carry any specific personal medications.

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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