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Overnight Stay at Bhandardara is a unique experience which you may have never experienced till now with Kalsubai Mountain Trekking the next day .Bhandardara is Surrounded by the Turquoise pristine water. Bhandardara is one of the best weekend getaways from Mumbai, Pune & Nasik . This Place is always beautiful with its tranquil serenity and unspoiled nature. But during monsoon and post-monsoon period, it's natural beauty increases much folds with numerous small & medium seasonal waterfalls and glowing greenery. During monsoon, it is difficult to arrange for camping in Bhandardara , But we provide Accommodation in our Guest House on sharing basis in our Dormitory Rooms on sharing Basis for Large Groups. We have Separate Rooms for Boys and Girls. We will provide you BBQ in the evening and also offer you unlimited Starters!!. It will surely be a memorable experience for you.
Cars can be booked from bhandardara to kasara and also while reaching trekking point from bhandardara to kalsubai.
If you are coming by local train then Public Transport like S.T Bus and Sharing Car(Balero) are available from Kasara Railway Station to reach Bhandardara.
Length: 1 day and 1 night stay and Trekking at Bhandardara.
Height: 2430 ft above sea level
Best season: Round the year
Accommodation timing: You have to reach Bhandardara by 4 - 5 PM in the evening. Its a 1 day and 1 night stay arrangement.
Bhandardara Check-in time: 5 PM (Day 1)
Bhandardara Check out time: 5 PM (Day 2)
Day 01: Arrival at Bhandardara & trekking
Arrive at Bhandardara by 4 -5 PM in the EVENING by own vehicle/other means. You can reach Igatpuri or Kasara and then take local transport (state transport bus or shared jeep) to reach Bhandardara.Having own vehicle is highly advisable. Enjoy evening snacks and also a walk at Bhandardara lakeside, Relish the delicious BBQ along with Scrumptious homemade dinner(Veg/Non Veg/Jain) will be served thereafter. Night stay at dormitory rooms or tents in shaded area to protect from rain.
Day 2: Trekking and return journey to Mumbai
Wake up early in the morning,get ready for trekking at Kalsubai peak,Kalsubai is 10kms from bhandardara so you will be leaving bhandardara by 6.30am,breakfast will be given at bhandardara or on the way to kalsubai point. Kalsubai trekking will take approx. 7 hrs to and fro.After finishing the trek you will be brought back to bhandardara,lunch will be provided at bhandardara,After relaxing for some time you can start your return journey to Mumbai or Pune and say Bid Adieu to Bhandardara.
Trek Details :-
Trek Name :- Kalusbai ( Highest Peak of Maharashtra)
Trek Grade: Medium
Endurance Level: Medium
Location :- Ahmednagar About Kalusbai:-
Kalsubai Peak is the highest peak of the Sahyadri mountain ranges in Ahemadnagar district. At the sumit is a small temple of the Kalsubai Godess, the local deity, hardly big enough to seat three people at one time. This peak stands true to its quality of being the highest peak of the state and commands a mesmerizing view of the mountains surrounding it.
To the north of the mountain are various forts and scalable mountains such as Harihargad, Brahmagriri, the intimidating AMK range and many more such. To the south west is the famous needle hole upon Ratangad and to the south are Harishchandragad and Ghanchakkar can be seen.
Highest Peak of Maharashtra
View of Kulang, Madan, Alang forts
Trek Itinerary :-
5.30 Am :- Wake Up Call, Freshen Up, Have Breakfast & Tea.
6.15 Am :- Introduction Round and brief about the rules and regulation to be followed by every trekkers and leave for kalsubai trek point.
7.00 Am :- Start the Trek
10:30 am Reach top, explore the mighty temple, feel the quest of being on the highest peak of Maharashtra, take some rest.
11.00 Am :- Start Descending and reach base point.
2.00 Pm :- Reach the Base point and leave for bhandardara.
2.30pm-Reach Bhandardara,have lunch,take rest for sometime.
4.30 Pm :- Start the Return Journey to Mumbai,Pune.
Things to Carry:
The tour is weather based and depends on the weather conditions. There may be last minute alterations if weather conditions deteriorate.
Payment once done is non refundable.
Trek Leader Decision will be final. No argument will be entertained
Visionesta Events reserves the right to change/deviate/cancel the plan without any prior notice.
Participants Safety is the prime concern for us and will not compromise for the same.
Registration Form should be filled up after the registration is done, so we will have the emergency contact database.
Visionesta Events is not Responsible for any baggage or personal belonging loss/damage and participant are responsible for the same. As one of the highest peaks along the western ghats in Maharashtra, Mt. Kalsubai stands as tall as 5400 ft. It is also proudly known as the Everest of Maharashtra. This place is also one of the top destinations for trekking near mumbai, that also encourages wild-life enthusiasts. Dating back to the Cenozoic Era, the mountain is of solidified flood basalt.