Kaas Plateau is rich in its Bio-diversity. Many species that are observed on the plateau are new to the Botanical Science. Most of the endemic, endangered plants are found on Plateau. More than 850 species of flowering plants are reported on the plateau.
624 species have entered in the Red Data Book. Out of these 624 species, 39 are found only in Kaas Region. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, founded in 1964, is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological species. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, founded in 1964, is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological species.
Date: Sept 08 Duration: 1 Day
Capacity 40 people Distance from Pune: 125 km
Itinerary 6:00 am – Pick-up from the Blue Nile 6:30 am – Depart to Kaas via katraj 9:00 – 12:00 pm – Guided by naturalists visit various sites of flowering species (Walk tour for about 3-4 km, breakfast, tea, packaged drinking water will be provided during the session)
1:30 pm– Lunch at Kaas 3:00 pm – Leave for Pune (tea break on the way at a secret waterfall location)
8:00 pm – Reach Pune
Trip includes • Travel and toll: Pick up and drop off at the Blue Nile. • Meals covered on the trip: Breakfast, lunch and evening tea and snacks. • Mineral water for drinking throughout the trip. • Tour guides and camp leaders all along the trip. • Medical assistance if required.
Trip excludes: • Personal expenses (beverages, snacks, equipment) • Personal medication Things to carry: Trekking bag to carry all your belongings. Please carry light-colored full-body clothing, track pants, pullovers. Good hiking or sports shoes Caps and Hats Sunglasses and sunscreen Hand Towel, Munchies, and personal snacks Personal medication Camera (optional) One liter water bottle
IMPORTANT: Please take care of all your belongings. Notify us immediately in case of any medical emergency. Anyone found under the influence of drugs or narcotics will be requested to leave the trip immediately, without any refund. Adventure camping and outdoor sports/ recreation is purely for nature lovers and not for party groups; we respect nature and do our best to spread the awareness about wilderness preservation.