Kaas Plateau is known as Maharashtra's Valley of Flowers. Kaas Plateau is situated on the high hills of Sahyadri in the Western Ghats. It is the best place to visit in the monsoon, from the mid of August to October. The whole plateau looks like a carpet in various shades. It's a unique place for flora researchers, nature lovers & photographers. Near about 175 various flower species found at Kaas Plateau and one of the few found on earth only at Kaas Plateau. In June 2012, UNESCO has announced this location as a Biodiversity World Heritage Site.
The plateau is home to 850 species of flowering plants, of which 624 have entered the Red Data Book, a state document that lists species whose existence is threatened. As many as 39 species are found only in Kaas region. Some of the rare species found here include Dipcadi montanum, Ceropegia vincaefolia, Pleocaulus ritchiei and Drosera burmanii. This is also the reason why the place is popular with nature lovers, flora researchers and also photographers.Tour
is ideal for People who are interested in Macro Photography and Landscape Photography and Flora and Fauna and Wildflowers. They can assists in arranging for Macro lenses for your DSLR camera (charges extra). Meeting Point: Pritam Hotel Dadar East 11:00 pm.
Travel ItineraryDay 1: Saturday Night
11:00 pm: Meeting point at Pritam Hotel Dadar East.
Central pick up points Chembur - Vashi - Nerul - Kalamboli McDonalds on the highway only.Day 2: Sunday
05:00 Reach Satara, have breakfast
07:00 Reach Kaas Plateau. Sight Seeing - Photography - Valley exploration.
11:00 Travel to Kaas Lake
11:30 Departure from Kaas Lake
14:30 Thoseghar Waterfall
15:30 Departure for Mumbai
23:00 Reach Mumbai Approx (Subjective)Cost Includes:
Travel by a Non-AC bus 40 Seater 2 X 2 from Dadar to Kaas Plateau Satara and back till Dadar.
Veg Breakfast, Veg Lunch.
Entry fee for Kaas Plateau & Treks and Trails India charges.
Seats will be reserved on first come 1st basis. Cost Exclustion:
Anything not includes above.