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About:
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 ritchiei 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 assists 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 pick up points Chembur - Vashi - Nerul - Kalamboli McDonalds on the highway only.

Day 2: Sunday

05:00 Reach Satara, have breakfast
07:00 Reach Kaas Plateau. Sight Seeing – Photography – Valley exploration.
11:00 Travel to Kaas Lake
11:30 Departure from Kaas Lake
12:30 Lunch
14:30 Thoseghar Waterfall
15:30 Departure for Mumbai
23:00 Reach Mumbai Approx (Subjective)

 

How to Register

Treks and Trails India Mobile / Whatsapp - 9619095743 call us to make payment or queries 

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Cost Includes

  • Travel by a Non-AC bus 40 Seater 2 X 2 from Dadar to Kaas Plateau Satara and back till Dadar
  • Veg Breakfast, Veg Lunch, Entry fee for Kaas Plateau & Thoseghar Waterfall
  • Seats will be reserved on first come 1st basis.

Cost Excludes

  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption.
  • Food/Tea purchase while travelling to site and back.
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.

Cancellation Policy:

50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date

No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.

Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation

Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation

 

Event Risk Profile:
Heavy rains are expected so please double pack your valuables to save them from getting wet. Wear good trekking shoes. Due to the monsoon season and various rock patches in this route, we recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside. Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition. Note, this trek route does not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms. Wild flowering is a natural phenomena and cannot be guaranteed.

TreksandTrails Rules
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
TreksandTrails reserves all right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without any prior notice.
Proper footwear is essential for this trek. As trekking with a weak shoe sole is best avoided.
Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact. Send a text message.
Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops/skirt, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
Wear comfortable clothes like track pants and t-shirts. Avoid wear jeans pants.
Please do not carry handbags or jolas or sling bags on treks.

 

Disclosures on medical conditions and Event Risk Profile:

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens ONLY payable in Indian Rupees.

We recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside. Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition. Note, this trek route does not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms

 

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