The Kalsubai trek experience is one of my most memorable experiences. The height of Kalsubai is 1646 metre and it is the highest point of Maharashtra. Enthusiastic trekkers often set out for the Kalsubai trek from Mumbai and Pune. According to us, the trek difficulty level is moderate. It needs endurance and a bit courage. There are metal ladders and monkeys to deal with while on the trek. Kalsubai night treks are also arranged by several organisations, however, we hiked it during daytime. Baari village is the base village of the trek. Often the villagers offer guide services. Food stalls selling lime water, mineral water can be found throughout the trekking trail.
“Bye, happy journey. Come back soon,” our hosts shouted out to us when we left for Kalsubai trek. Shades of grey adorned the sky. The storminess of the weather catalysed our willpower to scale Kalsubai. Little boys and girls were going to school. On the two sides of the road, lush greenery extended for miles. It was difficult to separate the grasses from patches of paddy fields. Rain drenched trees populated the slopes of the hill. Dhoti-clad men donning white caps were walking on the village path with us. Bari village is really tiny, abruptly rising around the vicinity of the temple and ending on the bank of a seasonal…