Overview

Kalu waterfall comes in Malshej Region. Kalu waterfall originates from Harishchandragad mountains and flows through Khireshwar village. Kalu waterfall falls from Deccan plateau to Konkan region. There is another falls near this waterfall known as Mahuli Waterfall (as per local people). Kalu waterfall and Mahuli waterfall meet and form Kalu River.

The best time to embark on the Kalu Waterfall trek is from July to October. This trek offers an easy difficulty level and is conveniently located a short distance from Mumbai, nestled in the picturesque Malshej Ghat near Aadrai and Naneghat. Along this enchanting journey, you'll traverse through lush green forests, crossing numerous water streams and cascading waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Malshej at its peak. Once an ancient trading route, Malshej Ghat has transformed into a heavenly destination. The trek boasts multiple waterfalls throughout its entirety, with the journey to the base village itself being a scenic delight. Known alternately as the God Valley via Old Malshej Ghat, this trek is not only safe but also ideal for girls, women, and solo travelers

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Highlights
  • Cascading 4 layers waterfall
  • Picturesque Malshej Ghat
  • Scenic Jungle Trek Route
  • Breathtaking views​
  • Malshej Ghat

About Trek 

  1. Location : Savarne, Maharashtra
  2. Trek Trail: Nature trail
  3. Height/Altitude : 3973 feet
  4. Length :  1.8 km approx (one way) 
  5. Trek level : Moderate
  6. Endurance : Medium to High
  7. Duration : 3 hrs Trek (one way)
Itinerary

Kalu Waterfall From Pune

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  • 04:00 AM : Reach at base village & freshen up.
  • 05:00 AM : Have Morning Breakfast & then we'll start the trek.
  • 09.00 AM : Reach Kalu waterfall And enjoy the scenic beauty.
  • 11:00 AM : Explore and reach back to the base village for lunch.
  • 02.00 PM : Return to base village, enjoy the delicious Maharashtrian food & start return journey after lunch.
  • 10.00 PM : Reach back to Pune & bid farewell to all amazing souls with beautiful memories.
  1. Note - 1-2hrs buffer time is possible depending on the speed of trekkers, traffic on the road & other unavoidable circumstances during the trip.
  2. Note - Post Booking, WhatsApp group will be created 3 hours prior to the trip event for real-time coordination. Details of contact person, GPS locations of pickup points and live location of the bus will be shared in the same group prior the departure. 

    Rest all details and itinerary as given on the website will be followed. Incase you need any assistance you can email us at (contactusmaharashtragadkille@gmail.com)

Dates and Rates
date & duration price
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Pune to Pune Travel by Non-AC bus
  • Breakfast and Tea
  • Lunch (Unlimited)
  • Basic First Aid (if required)
  • Trek leader expertise
  • Forest entry charges
  • Our Badge

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any kind of personal expense like Mineral water/lime water/ Soft Drinks/ Extra snacks or meals that are not mentioned in the inclusions, purchased for personal consumption 
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned and included in the inclusion of this package.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
  • Any kind of Insurance
Things To Carry

ESSENTIALS : ID Proof, Water Bottle, Power Backup, Wallet, Backpack. 

CLOTHING : Full sleeve shirt/top & full pants for Trek, Extra pair of Clothes as per need, Raincoat /Jacket / Sweater, Trekking shoes, Quick Dry Towel, Cap.

ADDITIONALS : Energy Drinks/Supplements, Dry Snacks, Facewash, Sunscreen, Brush & Toothpaste, Sunglasses, Hankerchief, Gloves, Camera, Torch, Personal medicines if any, etc.

How To Book
  • Step 1: Scroll down & tap on "BOOK NOW"
  • Step 2 : Select your departure date from the calendar and proceed.
  • Step 3 : Select your ticket type & no. of participants. (At this step you can use the coupon code if you have any)
  • Step 4 : Fill your details and proceed.
  • Step 5 : Tap on review & Payment to select your payment type (UPI, Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking) and proceed.
  • Step 6 : Once your tickets are booked, you will receive confirmation mail. WhatsApp us the booking ID details on  8799856476 & fill the google registration form.  

OR 

  • Step 1 : Make Payment on PhonePay/Google Pay   8799856476 (Maharashtra Gadkille)
  • Step 2 : Send a screenshot of the payment on WhatsApp number  8799856476 for confirmation.
  • Step 3 : Fill the registration form for the final booking procedure.
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Terms and Condition
  • Please confirm on call about the seats availability before paying.
  • Once the payment is completed, inform our team via sharing a screenshot/copy of the payment confirmation. Make sure the date, time, and UTR number are visible in the copy and please fill the registration form to confirm your seats, names & age with the team.
  • Do note that your registration will be confirmed only after the acceptance of complete trek/tour charges.
  • Please make sure you are added in the whatsapp group 6-8 hours prior to the trip as all the pickup & lead details would be shared in the group.  
  • Food and Stay arrangements are done as per the availability of the locations so kindly don't expect too luxurious. 
  • Backpacking trips are arranged for the people who are looking out for pocket friendly trips and are more about chasing experiences. 
  • First two seats will always be reserved for leaders to lead & show route to the driver. 
  • Seats arrangement will be on first come first serve basis at the time of pickup and it will be same throughout journey. (Any disputes regarding seating arrangement would result in dismissal of both the parties and would not be liable for any refunds.)
  • Please note that the advance amount paid would not not refunded in any case, except if the trek/tour departure is cancelled by us. Do check cancellation policy in case any refunds or cancellations.
  • No compensation would be given due to sudden closure of the destinations, Road accidents, any natural or unexpected calamities after reaching the venue.
  • If the event is cancelled due to any natural calamity, political unrest or other such reasons beyond our control the same cancellation policy will apply.
  • Your payment implies that you have read & complied with all our terms and conditions.
FAQs
  • Where is Kalu Waterfall located?

Kalu Waterfall is situated in the Malshej Ghat region, near Aadrai and Naneghat, in Maharashtra, India.

  • What is the best time to visit Kalu Waterfall Malshej Ghat?

The best time to visit Kalu Waterfall is during the monsoon season, from July to October, when the waterfall is at its fullest due to heavy rainfall.

  • Is the trek to Kalu Waterfall difficult?

The trek to Kalu Waterfall is of moderate difficulty, suitable for beginners as well as experienced trekkers. It involves traversing through lush green forests and crossing several streams.

  • What is the best time to visit Kalu Waterfall?

The best time to visit Kalu Waterfall is during the monsoon season (June to September) when the waterfall is at its fullest and most picturesque. However, it is important to check weather conditions before planning your trip, as heavy rainfall can make the trek to the waterfall challenging.

  • Are washrooms available on the trek?

Washrooms are available at the base village only. No facility is available during the trek.  

  • Is this trek safe for girls?

This trek is completely safe for girls And have separate changing rooms.

  • What about extra baggage?

You can safely keep your extra bags in bus

  • Are changing rooms available?

Changing rooms and washrooms are available at the base village

  • What are the pickup points?

Pick up is available if your location comes in between our route for this you have to contact us before.

  • What is the type of bus?

The bus is NON/AC Tempo Traveler with decent seating comfort.

  • What should I carry for the Kalu Waterfall trek?

Essential items include water, snacks, a good pair of trekking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, a raincoat or poncho during the monsoon, and a first-aid kit. For full details, please refer to the "Things to Carry" section on this page.

  • Isthe trek to Kalu Waterfall difficult?

​​The trek to Kalu Waterfall involves hiking through forested trails and crossing streams, which can be moderately challenging, especially during the monsoon season when the paths may become slippery. It is advisable to wear proper trekking shoes and be prepared for a moderate level of physical exertion.

  • What river is associated with Kalu Waterfall Maharashtra?

Kalu Waterfall, the highest waterfall in Malshej Ghat, originates from the Harishchandragad mountains and flows through Khireshwar village. It descends from the Deccan plateau to the Konkan region. Interestingly, local inhabitants refer to another nearby waterfall as Mahuli Waterfall. The convergence of Kalu Waterfall and Mahuli Waterfall forms the Kalu River.

  • What is the distance between Pune and Kalu Waterfall?

The distance from Pune to Kalu Waterfall is approximately 140 kilometers. Depending on traffic conditions and the route taken, the travel time by road typically ranges from 3 to 4 hours.

  • Which village is situated near Kalu Waterfall?

Kalu Waterfall is located in the Malshej Ghat region, near the village of Sarvane. This quaint village serves as a starting point for trekkers and visitors exploring the stunning natural beauty of Kalu Waterfall and its surroundings.

  • Will we return at the exact time mentioned in the itinerary for Kalu Waterfall Pune?

The itinerary serves as a reference only. The timing for our return is based on the average time taken during our previous events. The actual timeline for a particular date depends on weather conditions, traffic conditions, participants' speed, and endurance.

About The Experience

  • Feel the excitement of trekking through dense forests,
  • Navigating waterfalls, rivers, and streams along the path,
  • Embrace the breathtaking scenery of Malshej,
  • Behold the grandeur of the majestic Kalu Waterfall.
  • Immerse yourself in the peak beauty of Malshej Ghat,
  • Embark on a journey through picturesque landscapes, encompassing verdant valleys, misty peaks, and untouched woodlands.
  • Take a refreshing dip in the cool waters of the waterfall

About Malshej Ghat

Malshej Ghat, nestled in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, is a captivating paradise that truly comes to life during the monsoon season. With the arrival of rain, Malshej Ghat undergoes a remarkable transformation, unveiling its exquisite beauty to the world. The ghat becomes adorned with an abundance of cascading waterfalls, each adding to the ethereal charm of the landscape. Veiled in mist, the valleys and verdant foliage create a scene of unparalleled tranquility, drawing nature enthusiasts and photographers alike to its embrace.

One of the most enchanting features of Malshej Ghat during the monsoon is its rich avian diversity. The region becomes a haven for birdwatchers, offering glimpses of vibrant feathered inhabitants amidst the lush greenery. For those seeking adventure, Malshej Ghat presents a plethora of trekking opportunities. From the exhilarating Aadrai Forest Trek to the majestic Kalu Waterfall Trek, and the historic Naneghat Trek to the rugged terrain of Harishchandragad Trek, there's a trail to suit every adventurer's spirit.

Undoubtedly, the monsoon season, spanning from June to September, stands out as the optimal time to immerse oneself in the splendor of Malshej Ghat. So, don your rain gear, embrace the monsoon spirit, and prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring landscapes and natural wonders of this monsoon paradise.

Kalu Waterfall Blog

Embark on an Adventure: Kalu Waterfall Trek from Pune

Nestled in the heart of the Sahyadri mountain range lies a hidden gem awaiting discovery—the captivating Kalu Waterfall. For adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts alike, this trek promises an unforgettable journey through picturesque landscapes and the thrill of encountering one of nature's most breathtaking wonders.

The journey begins from Pune, a bustling city known for its vibrant culture and historical significance. From here, adventurers set out on a scenic drive towards the Malshej Ghat region, where Kalu Waterfall awaits amidst the lush greenery and rugged terrain.

A Trek Through Nature's WonderlandAs trekkers embark on the trail leading to Kalu Waterfall, they're greeted by the thrill of walking through dense forests teeming with life. The air is filled with the sounds of chirping birds and rustling leaves, creating an ambiance of tranquility and serenity.

Crossing streams, rivers, and cascading waterfalls along the way adds to the excitement of the journey, offering a refreshing respite from the trek. Each step forward brings trekkers closer to the majestic Kalu Waterfall, a sight to behold in all its natural splendor.

Enthralling Scenery of Malshej Ghat : Throughout the trek, adventurers are treated to panoramic views of Malshej Ghat at its peak beauty. Verdant valleys, mist-covered mountains, and pristine forests paint a mesmerizing backdrop against which the trek unfolds. Every turn of the trail unveils a new vista, captivating the senses and inspiring awe in the beauty of nature.

Finally, after a thrilling journey through nature's wonderland, trekkers arrive at the grand finale—the magnificent Kalu Waterfall. Standing tall amidst the rocky terrain, the waterfall cascades down with sheer force, creating a mesmerizing spectacle that leaves visitors spellbound.

For those seeking an adrenaline rush, a refreshing dip in the cool waters of the waterfall offers the perfect way to rejuvenate and recharge. The invigorating experience leaves trekkers feeling revitalized and ready to conquer the journey back.

The Kalu Waterfall trek from Pune is more than just a physical journey—it's an immersive experience that allows adventurers to connect with nature in its purest form. From the thrill of trekking through forests to the awe-inspiring beauty of the waterfall, every moment spent on this expedition is a testament to the wonders of the natural world. So, pack your bags, lace up your boots, and embark on an adventure of a lifetime to Kalu Waterfall—it's a journey you won't soon forget.