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 Ritchie 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. We can assist in arranging for Macro lenses for your DSLR camera (charges extra).
Day 1: Saturday Night
11:00 pm: Meeting point at Pritam Hotel Dadar East.
Central pickup points Chembur - Vashi - Nerul - Kalamboli McDonalds on the highway only.
Day 2: Sunday
05:00 Reach Satara, have to breakfast
07:00 Reach Kaas Plateau. Sight-Seeing - Photography - Valley exploration.