Overview

Kalakrai Climbing Expedition” being a difficult pinnacle in Maharashtra, very few trekkers manage to reach top. The technical expertise needed to climb this pinnacle as reaching summit involves 200 ft technical climbing & while descending approx 200 ft rappelling which requires all mountaineering equipments & certified experience.
This is one of the satisfied climb in Sahyadri. The grade of the Kalakrai pinnacle from the col side is considered as Moderate. There are total 4 stages of climbing. The first one is easy climb one can find good condition bolts on the way. One can use the same for runner. The second stage is also a bit climb & traversing to the right most overhang. One can find 2 Pitons fixed for runner but one should check the condition before

1 Night 1 Day Available on request Shivajinagar, Maharashtra
Highlights
  • 200 ft climbing
  • 200 ft rappelling
  • Dhak Bahiri jungle trek
  • Mesmerizing Sunrise View
Itinerary
DAY - 1
  • 10:00 PM - The journey will start from Ch. Shivaji Nagar in Front of Bank of Maharashtra https://maps.app.goo.gl/8LWg8Wy969Jprgdt7
  • 10:30 PM - Followed by further pickup points: Wakad Bridge, Xion mall Hinjewadi
DAY - 2
  • 4:00 AM - Reach at base village & freshen up.
  • 5:00 AM - Have Morning Breakfast & then we'll start the trek.
  • 07.00 am : Reach rappelling point and Equipment Introduction. Dos and Don’ts. Learn safety Techniques.
  • 08.00 am : Start Repelling (380 ft). Follow all the Instructions given by Team Maharashtra Gadkille. 
  • 2.00 PM - Reach the base village, enjoy the delicious Maharashtrian food & start the return journey by 3:30 pm
  • 10.00 PM - Reach back to Pune & bid farewell to all amazing souls with beautiful memories.
Packages
  • Pune To Pune :- 2599/-
  • Mumbai To Mumbai :- 2599/-
  • Only Rappelling :- 1999/-

Coupon Code Available

  • GROUP4  (for 4+ bookings)

  • GROUP9  (for 9+ bookings)
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Pune to Pune Travel by Non-AC bus
  • Certified Leaders of Maharashtra Gadkille 
  • 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

  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals/soft drinks ordered.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
  • Any medical/Emergency evacuations if required.
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
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  • 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)
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  • 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.  

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  • 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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Pickup Points

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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
  • What is Kalakrai Pinnacle?

Kalakrai Pinnacle is a prominent rock formation located in the Sahyadri mountain range of Maharashtra, India. It is a popular destination among trekkers and rock climbers due to its challenging terrain and stunning panoramic views.

  • Where is Kalakrai Pinnacle located?

Kalakrai Pinnacle is situated in the Western Ghats, near the village of Bhandardara in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra.

  • What is the difficulty level of the Kalakrai Pinnacle trek?

The Kalakrai Pinnacle trek is considered to be of moderate to difficult difficulty level. It involves steep ascents, rocky terrain, and narrow paths, requiring a good level of physical fitness and trekking experience.

  • How long does it take to complete the Kalakrai Pinnacle trek?

The duration of the trek varies depending on the starting point and individual hiking pace. On average, it takes approximately 5 to 6 hours to reach the summit of Kalakrai Pinnacle from the base village.

  • What are the best seasons for trekking to Kalakrai Pinnacle?

The best time to trek to Kalakrai Pinnacle is during the post-monsoon season (October to February) and the pre-monsoon season (Jan to June). The weather is generally pleasant during these periods, with clear skies and cool temperatures.

  • Are there any water sources available along the Kalakrai Pinnacle trek route?

Water sources are limited along the trek route to Kalakrai Pinnacle. It is advisable for trekkers to carry an ample supply of drinking water to stay hydrated throughout the journey.

  • What essential items should I carry for the Kalakrai Pinnacle trek?

Essential items to carry for the Kalakrai Pinnacle trek include trekking shoes, appropriate clothing, sufficient water, snacks, first-aid kit, trekking poles, headlamp or flashlight, sunscreen, and a camera to capture the breathtaking views.

  • Is prior trekking experience necessary to attempt the Kalakrai Pinnacle trek?

While prior trekking experience is not mandatory, it is advisable to have some level of trekking experience, especially for tackling challenging terrains like Kalakrai Pinnacle. Beginners should consider starting with easier treks before attempting this one.

Kalakrai Pinnacle Climbing Expedition Blog

Conquering Heights: A Guide to the Kalakrai Pinnacle Climbing Expedition

Tucked away in the rugged terrain of the Sahyadri mountain range in Maharashtra, India, lies a formidable challenge awaiting the adventurous souls – the Kalakrai Pinnacle. Rising majestically amidst the scenic landscape of Lonavala, this pinnacle beckons climbers with its sheer cliffs, steep ascents, and panoramic vistas. Join us on a virtual expedition as we unravel the mystique surrounding this iconic rock formation and delve into the thrills of scaling its lofty heights.

Kalakrai Pinnacle stands as a testament to nature's raw power and beauty. Its towering granite walls and jagged edges present a formidable challenge for climbers, drawing enthusiasts from far and wide to test their skills and endurance. With routes varying in difficulty, from moderate to advanced, there's something for every level of climber, making it an ideal destination for both seasoned veterans and aspiring adventurers alike.

Embarking on a Kalakrai Pinnacle climbing expedition requires meticulous planning and preparation. Before setting foot on the rocky terrain, climbers must ensure they are equipped with the necessary gear and skills to tackle the challenges that lie ahead. From sturdy climbing shoes and harnesses to ropes, helmets, and protective gear, every piece of equipment plays a vital role in ensuring a safe and successful ascent.

As climbers make their way up the rugged slopes of Kalakrai Pinnacle, they are treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape – verdant valleys, cascading waterfalls, and lush forests stretching as far as the eye can see. The ascent is not just a physical challenge but a sensory journey, with each foothold bringing them closer to the summit and closer to nature's embrace.

Reaching the summit of Kalakrai Pinnacle is a momentous achievement, marking the culmination of hours of determination, perseverance, and sheer grit. As climbers stand atop the rocky pinnacle, they are rewarded with panoramic views of the Sahyadri mountains unfolding before them, painting a picture of unparalleled beauty and tranquility. It's a moment to savor, to celebrate, and to reflect on the indomitable spirit of human endeavor.

While the thrill of conquering Kalakrai Pinnacle is undeniably exhilarating, safety should always remain a top priority. Climbers are urged to exercise caution, adhere to safety guidelines, and respect the natural environment throughout their expedition. Proper training, knowledge of climbing techniques, and communication with fellow climbers and guides are essential for a safe and enjoyable experience.

The Kalakrai Pinnacle climbing expedition is not merely a physical feat but a journey of self-discovery, adventure, and awe-inspiring beauty. For those brave enough to take on the challenge, the rewards are boundless – a sense of accomplishment, a deeper connection with nature, and memories that will last a lifetime. So, gear up, harness your courage, and embark on an unforgettable journey to conquer the heights of Kalakrai Pinnacle. The summit awaits!