Wednesday, 09 May 2012 18:20


Fort:- Kalsubai

Region:- Kalsubai

Type:- Hill fort

Height:- 5427 ft

Grade:- Medium

Base village:- Bari

Water and shelter availability:- There is a well near the last ladder. As the complete route is without water sources, one has to fill in the water bottles from Bari and carry it all through the route. There is a no accommodation facility on this peak.


About fort:-

  1. Different name
  2. Kings of this fort
  3. How old -
  4. Fascinating spots - On the top of the peak is a small temple, which can seat at the most 3 people. The vastly spread out backwaters of Bhandardara attracts ones attention from the top. On the north we see the mountain range having forts like Ramsej, Achala, Ahivant, Saptashrungi, Markandya, Dhodap, Rawlya , Jawlya and Koldher. To the east one can spot Aundh, Vishramgad, Alang, Madan, Kulang, Matheran and Harishchandragad. There has, however, been a massive deforestation on this mountain. One can spend around an hour on this peak before starting to descend back to the village.
  5. Anything important other than history -

The highest peak in the world is Mount Everest. Likewise, Kalsubai is the highest peak in the Sahyadris in Maharashtra. Kalsubai is the Everest of Maharashtra. To climb this Everest, you need no climbing equipment. To climb this 5427 ft feet peak, it just takes one day for either a Mumbaikar or a Punekar.

How u can plan:-
Easy by bus/train – Train
Nearest station to reach – Igatpuri
Any hotel near by base- NA
While Returning

Additional Info

  • Type: Hill Fort
  • Grade: Medium
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