Kaas plateau trek 1&2 Oct 16


The Kaas Plateau also known as the "Kaas Pathar" is  situated in the Western Ghat Sahyadri range, 22 kilometers from Satara city in Maharashtra state of India and is known for various types of wild flowers which bloom during August-September every year. The area of plateau is located at height of 1200 mt and is approximately spread over 1,000 hectare. The name Kaas originates from Kaasa tree (Elaeocarpus glandulosus). It has been declared as Biodiversity World Heritage Site by The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco).The place has more than 850 different species of flowers and other plants including Orchids, Karvy and carnivorous plants such as Drosera Indica. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.




Kaas (Satara)
Thoseghar Waterfalls


Schedule:

Saturday - 08.00 pm: left from Dadar 

Sunday :
01.00 am  - Reached Wai (stayed overnight)
06.00 am - Sight-seen of Wai - Visited Ganpati Temple
07.00 am - Reached Satara – had Tea and Breakfast
09.00 am - Reach Kaas Plateau.
10.00 am: Valley/ plateau Sight Seeing & photography
12.30 pm - Lunch @ Kaas Lake
02.30 pm - Thoseghar Waterfall or Sajjangad
04.30 pm - Leave for Mumbai
10.00 pm - Reach Mumbai

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