Description

Nomad hikers tour to Kaas Plateau-ajinkyatra-sajjangad 

camping at ajinkyatara

Event Details:
Event Grade: Easy for all places
Endurance Level: Easy
Height of plateau: 3900 ft approx.
height of ajinkyatara : 3300 ft apprx
height of sajjangad : 3350 ft apprx
Location: Satara
Duration: 2 Nights 2 Days
Cost: Rs. 2000
date : 14th and 15th October(leaving Friday night) 

about : kaas plateau
The plateau is situated at an altitude of 1200 metres and is approximately 10 square kilometers in area. Kaas has more than 850 different species of flowering plants of which 624 are listed on the IUCN Red List. These include orchids, shrubs such as the Karvy, and carnivorous plants such as Drosera Indica. Kaas plateau is a plateau located near Satara. It is situated high hill plateaus and grasslands turns into a 'valley of flowers' during monsoon season, particularly from August to early October. Kaas Plateau has more than 150 or more types of flowers, shrubs and grasses. The orchids bloom here for a period of 3 - 4 weeks during this season. Kaas plateau is a World Natural Heritage site.

About Ajinkyatara fort:
Ajinkyatara is made up of two words: Ajinkya (Impregnable) + Tara (Star). This fort was named as impregnable star fort because of its height and location. Because of its height, Satara Tv tower is installed at the fort. Ajinkyatara fort is from the times of Shivaji, 16th century. This fort remained with Marathas until 1818.


About sajjangad fort:
In ancient time, saint Ashwalayan resided on this hill, due to which the fort is also known as Ashwalayan gad. It also changed into Ashwalgad. The fort was created by king Bhoj from Shilahar dine sty in 11th century. The village at the base of the fort is as Parali so the fort was also called as, the fort of Parali. The mention of this fort is found in the region of the 4th Bahamani king Mahommad Shah (1358 to 1375). Later, it went in the hands of Adilshah who grabbed a portion of Bahamani state. The mention of Phajal khan is found in 1632 as the in charge of the fort. On 2nd April 1673, this fort was conquered by Shivaji maharaj from Adilshah.
#Timeline
Meeting Point : Thane – nitin co, AT 11:30 pm

Itinerary:
Day 1:
12:00 am Depart for Kaas Plateau in a non-A/C bus 
05:00 am Arrive at the satara bus stop and take some rest 
07:30 am Reach plateau, feel the quest of being on the lovely place with flowers by all the side, guided exploration for the initial phase with introduction on flora, next explore the mighty place as much as you can –breakfast nd intro on the way
10:00 am towards satara
12:00pm lunch, Freshen up, have tummy tight lunch and rest for a while 
01:00 pm towards ajinkyatara
03:00 pm Start ascending ajinkyatara, 
03:30 pm reach on top 
04:30 pm Explore the fort set tents and camping sites
05:00 pm get fresh enjoy sunset
07:00 pm burn the bonfire (if possible)
09:00 pm off to bed or one can sit near bonfire as long as possible or do stargazing

Day 2 :
06:00 am wake up enjoy sunrise and descend from ajinkyatara
09:00 am towards sajjangad
11:00 am explore sajjangad 
12:30 am lunch at sajjnagad
02:00 pm return journey to satara
03:00 pm towards Mumbai
08:00 pm Mumbai

Includes:
The cost per head includes the following.
● Local travel from Mumbai to Mumbai
● Refreshments on the tour
● all meals- 2 breakfast, 2 lunch, 1 dinner (packed food included)
● Local guidance
● First aid and first responder assistance in case required
● all permits
● tents on sharing basis

Things to carry:
● Some ready to eat food like- plum cakes, fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc
● 2 Litres of water must
● Good trekking shoes
● Extra pair of clothes, socks optional
● Cap, Camera as Optional
● 1 packet of electrol, enerzal, glucon-D
● Medications if required for individual
● Avoid wearing precious ornaments on an event, if possible 
● And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking. Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly.

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