Climbing the summit or Kalsubai peak is one of the best things to do in Indore as it is the topmost peak in Maharashtra standing with a height of 16446 metres. The whole hilltop is a chunk of the Harishchandragad Kalsubai Sanctuary. A village called Bari is where the route to the summit starts, followed by various trekking routes, the animal tracks in the route gifts a thrilling atmosphere to the climbers. Local guides are available throughout the year who help the visitors in climbing the summit. The route to the peak is very well marked and perfectly guides the trekkers. It is one of the most thrilling as well as enjoyable place to trek. The Kalsubai temple is situated in the summit of the peak, only three people can sit in this temple at one time. When one reaches the summit apart from the temple, the hugely spread out backwaters of Bhandardara also attracts the attention.
Western Ghats, The Sahyadri; call it as you desire but one of the most iconic and historical mountain range of Indian Subcontinent, diverse in its biological flora and fauna running along the west coast of India, it is a mind boggling feat of nature and for nature lovers it offers a passage back in time to how nature is supposed to be in all her grandeur. As i move to the fourth article in this series I would be taking the reader to one of the top waterfalls in terms of beauty in the Western Ghats, hidden in the mountains near to a nondescript village known as Kigga.
A sceluded area, which is even out of the list of the bundle horsemen, this place provides beautiful views of the surrounding valleys. This is a small place and it should literally be avoided after dark due to the scarcity of people as well as transport options. The view of the toy train running on a narrow track from top of the hill to Neral is a very happy sight. The views of the whole town of Neral is clear from this low mountain point. The little bit of climbing proves to be an energy booster here.