A trek to Mount Everest is a dream for any trekking or adventure enthusiast. But have you heard about the Mount Everest of Maharashtra? Kalsubai is a mountain of the Sahyadris range located in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra which is fondly called as Mount Everest of Maharashtra. Kalsubai trek is the best trek near Mumbai with a dream destination for any traveller or fellow trekkers!
PC: Elroy Serrao
Kalsubai trek is one of the beautiful treks near Mumbai where you can go and get lost in the lap of nature! Kalsubai peak is the highest peak in Maharashtra with a height of 1646 metres above sea level. It's summit situated at an elevation of 5400 feet is the highest point in Maharashtra. Inspired enough? Let's see what makes Kalsubai trek the best trek near Mumbai!
PC : Fitrangi
Kalsubai trek is profuse with natural beauty. At the summit , it provides a bird view of the majestic and magnanimous mountain ranges around. The mountains bathed in milky white snow is a sight to behold! The place is one of the best trekking places near Mumbai and is frequented by avid trekkers and wild life enthusiasts.
The trekking trail of Kalsubai trek starts from a picturesque village surrounded by huge mountain ranges and lush green paddy fields. What a way to start the dreamy trek right? One has to cross a small water stream and reach the base of the jungle to advance.
The trekking trails could be identified all through the jungle and beautiful plateaus , rough rock patches and some ladders are to be crossed to reach the pinnacle of the trek. The trail has a picturesque backdrop that soothe your soul. And believe this, the summit of the peak is really going to sweep you off the feet!
PC :Elroy Serrao
To be at the summit of Kalsubai, above the sailing clouds, is a definite goose-bump moment! One could have the bird view of the vast expanse of natural wonders that surrounds the peak. Magnanimous snowy white-coated mountains, beautiful and elegant water bodies, pretty lush greenery and the mist that girds you will definitely give you a high!
Kalsubai trek is undoubtedly one of the dream treks for any passionate trekker. If you happened to be there during the monsoon, it is going to be double delight! Go and get lost in the magnanimity of Kalsubai - The Mount Everest of Maharashtra!
PC : Elroy Serrao
Trekking Trail : It takes around 4 hours of trek from the base village to reach the summit.
Difficulty of the trek : Moderate
Best time to trek : June - December
Things to carry : High carbohydrate food, Energy drinks and other liquds
Important tips : Using trekking shoes is recommended. Backpack properly if you are travelling during the monsoons.