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  • Trip introduction

    For a short time afer the monsoon, the lovely green Kaas Plateau turns into Maharashtra's very own Valley of Flowers. The plateau is covered with a carpet of colourful wildflowers, drawing trekkers and nature lovers from around the country. During this time, there are over 850 species of flowers, including multi-colored orchids and the rare and beautiful Karvi flower.

    On this trip, you'll spend some time at Kaas Plateau in the morning, and trek down to Kaas Lake as well. It's an easy adventure that anyone can do, and will be specially beautiful in September.

    IMPORTANT: This route does not have any fixed washrooms or bathrooms.

    Destination

    The Kaas Plateau, also known as the Kaas Pathar, is close to the city of Satara, Maharashtra. Other attractions around the plateau are Kaas Lake, about 2 kms away, and the Sajjangad fort and Kanher Dam. There are forests all around, and the area is so rich that it has been declared a biodiversity world heritage site by UNESCO.

    Destination highlights

    Discover many rare species of flora in Maharashtra's Valley of Flowers. | Enjoy a day out in glorious nature, with the Sahyadris all around. | Trek to Kaas lake and spend some time there.

    Activity Details

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    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Kaas Plateau trek: Depart for Kaas

    Assemble at Pritam Hotel in Dadar East by 23:15 hrs, where you'll have a short round of briefing, and then will board the bus to Kaas Plateau. It's an overnight journey, so settle down to sleep. Overnight in bus.

    Overnight in non-A/C private bus.

    You'll board the bus at 23:15 at night for an overnight journey to Kaas Plateau. Carry a light shawl or blanket to keep comfortable on the bus while you sleep, and some dry snacks and a water bottle.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Mumbai

    23:00 PM

    Food

    No meals provided today.

    Veg|Non-veg
    Day 2 of the Kaas Plateau trek: Kaas exploration and return
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  • Cancellation policy

    If cancellation is done 10 days or more before the start of the Kaas Plateau trek: 75% will be refunded.

    If cancellation is done 5-10 days prior to the start of the Kaas Plateau trek: 50% will be refunded.

    If the cancellation is done 0-5 days before the start of the Kaas Plateau trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    If you wish to transfer your booking to someone else, or reschedule to another date, the cancellation policy will apply, and only the applicable refund amount will be transferred or rescheduled.

    Rules on trip

    Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited on the Kaas Plateau trek.

    You must stick with your group at all times.

    No damage should be inflicted on monuments or natural environments.

    You must adhere to the instructions of the trek leader at all times during the Kaas Plateau trek.

    Taking photos or selfies near the edges of cliffs is not allowed.

    Participants are requested to carry trash back to the city and dispose it in dustbins.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    In case of injury, damage to self or property or death, the operator cannot be held responsible.

    Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of cancellation of the Kaas Plateau trek due to reasons beyond control such as natural calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc, refund shall be payable with respect to the given to refund policy.

    There will be no refunds or discounts given for services unused or missed due to traveller's own fault, negligence or breach of terms.

    The pick-up is at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (23:!5 hrs), K Star Mall, Chembur (23:30 hrs), Below flyover, Sec 17, Vashi (00:15 hrs), and Hotel 3 Star, Kharghar (00:30 hrs).
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
    • Kaas Plateau Satara Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Valley of Flowers The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Transport by private non-A/C bus from Dadar to Dadar

    • Breakfast (veg), lunch (veg/non-veg) and evening tea/coffee
    • Trekking expertise charges
    • Kaas Plateau entry charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Dinner on Day 1

    • Any kind of insurance
    • Personal expenses such as soft drinks
    • Camera charges
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable trekking clothing
    • Quick dry shirt and pants
    • Trekking shoes
    • Socks
    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Sling bags

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Transport by non-A/C private bus
    • Technical trekking equipment, if required

    You need to get

    • Day rucksack with rain cover
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • ID card
    • 2 ltrs water bottle
    • Camera
    • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
    • Extra snacks and biscuits
    • Clean napkin or small towel
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Umbrella
    • Light shawl or blanket for the bus journey
    • Extra money
    • Change of clothes

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.