VISIT WORLD HERITAGE 'KAAS' & TREK TO 'SAJJANGAD - PATTESHWAR TEMPLE - WAI GANESH TEMPLE
Kaas Plateau which is called as Maharashtra's Valley of Flowers. In monsoons, the climate here is at its best. Kaas Plateau is really a Valley of Flowers. Enjoy the scene of widespread carpet of flowers, of different colours and variety....spread over acres of land on the Kaas plateau definitely worth seeing - nature in full bloom which is once-in-a-life-time wonderful experience.
The lateritic plateau of Kaas has becomes home to millions of tiny flowers in late monsoons. The whole spectacle is beyond words. More than 300 varieties of wild flowers, herbs, orchids, shrubs, insectivorous plants etc. can be seen here in Aug and Sep (Best time is 15th Aug to 15th Oct)….. This plateau overlooks the lush evergreen forests that serves as a water catchment area of Koyna Dam and which is recently declared as “Sahyadri Tiger reserve". In monsoon the whole area transforms into an unbelievable carpets of flowers like yellow carpets of Smithia and Sonki flowers, Pink carpets of Balsam, Purple carpets of Karvi etc….
It is a dream destination not only for avid botanists but also for those who appreciate nature. These carpets change colours almost every week depending on the dominant flowers during that time.
Sajjangad (सज्जनगड) meaning Fort of Good People, is located near the city of Satara, India. It is the final resting place of Sant Ramdas, a saint and social reformer in 17th century India( Born 1608). His teachings and works are read and followed by many people even today in the state of Maharashtra and Sajjangad is a popular place of pilgrimage
The fort was made by bahamani Empirors in between( 1347-1527).After that in (1527-1686)it come under Adilshah dynasty.Mughal king deafeat Adilsha than it comes under mughals. Previously known as Parali, it was renamed to Sajjangad after Shivaji Maharaj requested Shri Ramdas Swami to set up his permanent monastery.
Pateshwar: The green and lush Pateshwar hills lie on the Satara-Solapur state highway, just 10 km from Satara city. The jungle is made up of semi-deciduous trees like teak, banyan, Jajmun, Karvee and other varieties. The entire area is dotted with ancient temples with stone sculptures. The most important among them is the famous Shiva Temple with the Maha Shiva Lingam engraved with intricate carvings.
: Day wise Schedule :
08 September, 2012
09 September, 2012
Expected to reach Mumbai by 8.00 pm*
Things to Carry:
Please don't carry any valuables, organiser will not be responsible for loss of same.Please confirm before 03 September, 2012,
Note: Organisers have the right to make changes in schedule if required.
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