Description

Event Tag: Trikon #108
Event Name: Kaas Batch 5
Event Date: Saturday, 24th Sep 2016
Event Cost: Rs. 1,800/-
Total Seats: 25
Location: Satara
Grade: Easy
Approximate Duration: 3 hrs of Flat Walk

Kaas Plateau also known as the "Kaas Pathar" is situated in the Western Ghat’s Sahyadri range, 22 km from Satara city in the state of Maharashtra, India. The name Kaas originates from Kaasa tree. As the leaves of this tree mature, they turn from green to red.

During the flowering season from mid –August to October, almost every inch of the plateau is bedecked with flowers of various colors and sizes. In fact, recently, Kaas has been declared as a “Biodiversity World Heritage Site” by The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) due to the floral diversity found here.
Kaas Lake, which is surrounded by a dense forest, lies between Sajjangad fort and the Kanher Dam. The place has more than 850 different species of flowers and other plants including Orchids, Karvy and even carnivorous plants such as Drosera Indica.

What makes this a Special trip?
No doubt Kaas is a visual delight but it is also important to understand the Ecology of the place and how we can protect it from degradation. We will guide you on the same.
You can read more about Kaas at http://indiasendangered.com/kaas-plateau-wild-flower-fantasy/ and view pictures athttps://www.facebook.com/viral.patel.9250/media_set?set=a.10201352443828522.1073741839.1096358781&type=3

Major Attractions:

History of KAAS
Know about Carnivorous Plants
Ecology of Kaas and how it is changing
Flora and fauna around KAAS
How we can protect it?
Photography & Eco sessions with Viral Patel

Itinerary

Day 1: FridayNight
10:45 pm: Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) and leave for Satara
11:30 pm: Pickup from K Star Mall, Chembur
12:15 am: Pickup from Sec 17, Vashi (Below the flyover)
12:30 am: Pickup from Hotel 3 Star, Kharghar

Day 2: Saturday
06:00 am: Reach Kaas Plateau 
06:30 am: Breakfast & Introduction session
07:00 am: Start the guided tour of Kaas, explore the area, enjoy clicking 
11:00 am: Move towards Kaas Lake
03:00 pm: Start our return journey post lunch
10:00 pm: Reach Mumbai

Inclusions
Transport by Private Non AC bus
Food: Breakfast, Lunch (Veg/Non Veg) & Evening tea
Trikon Expertise Charges

Exclusions
Camera Charges
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusion

Things to Carry
ID Card
2 ltrs water
Camera (Optional)
Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & Biscuits
Extra Pair of Clothes
Clean napkin or small towel
Rain coat/ Poncho/ Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry medicines if you need any
Hand Sanitizer

Monsoon Safety Measures
Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
Wear shoes with good grips
Use repellents to keep bugs away
Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
Do not stray away from your group during the trek
Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts

IMPORTANT: Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.

Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.

Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.

Please call us on 9819021806 / 9920474297 for any query.

For registration & details, please drop us an email with your name and phone number at traveltrikon@gmail.com. Please write the subject of the mail as ‘Trikon #108 Kaas Batch 5’

Please expect a delay in response for any queries on Saturday & Sunday as Travel Trikon Team will be travelling to some or the other event. Thanks for your understanding & co-operation.

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