Kaas Plateau famously called Maharashtra Valley of Flowers. Kaas plateau is an eco-sensitive place you can see the carpet of flowers after monsoon ends. During monsoon, Kas Pathar receives hefty rainfall; you can see different flowers throughout the year. Kaas Plateau has become famous for the various shades of the carpet the tiny flowers that grow on the Kas Pathar create. UNESCO in June 2012 announced Kaas Plateau as a Biodiversity World Heritage Site.
One particular Flower Aponogeton Satarensis or Waytura can only be found on Kaas Plateau now listed in endangered species. Kaas Plateau supports 175 species of wildflowers. During our tour, we will see flowers that blossom after the monsoon. Kas Pathar is home to many birds, butterflies, reptiles, wild animals.
The best time to visit Kaas Plateau is just after the end of monsoon during September and October. Once in eight years, Karvi Flowers blooms into mas flowering covering the entire Kaas Plateau in shades of Purple Blue and Pink.
Thoseghar Waterfalls get its name from the small village of Thoseghar located 20 km from Satara. We will pass Sajjangad Fort and windmills to reach the scenic Thoseghar Waterfalls. Satara is famous for many waterfalls like Vajrai Waterfall 2nd highest plunge waterfall in India, Kelavali Waterfall. Chalkewadi is an amazing hamlet with many windmills doting the landscape.
Thoseghar offers spectacular views with a series of waterfalls converging and one waterfall 200 meters in height. On a Rainy day, Thoseghar Waterfall covered in fog, and nearby Chalkewadi Plateau famous for windmills electricity project is not visible. The best time to visit Thoseghar Waterfall is from July to November or on a Rainy day. Thoseghar is a very calm and relaxing place with rice fields and lush green forest with small streams.
Kas Pathar Tour Highlights
Macro Photography at Kaas Plateau
Landscape Photography Kaas Plateau and Kaas Lake
Birding we will play the game of counting the number of species spotted
Witness amazing colours of wildflower blooms and different Flora and Fauna
Thoseghar Waterfall visit
Chalkewadi Plateau Windmills view from Thoseghar waterfall
View of Sajjangad while returning from Thoseghar Waterfall