VRangers Eco tour to Satara - Kaas Pathar & thoseghar on 31st Ngt- 1st Sept 2013

Kaas Pathar is nestled in Sahaydri (Western Ghats), 25 kms away from Satara, Maharashtra (Western Ghats). It is located between 1200 - 1400 meters / altitude app 1000m AMSL and is surrounded by hillside coming alive with millions of colorful flowers. Kaas pathar throughout the year is barren due to the porous laterite rock, but rains come and the plateau is covered in a multitude of flowers, which last till September end. Kaas pathar overlooks the lush evergreen forests that serve as a water catchment area of Koyna Dam, Chandoli National Park and Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary was recently declared as "Sahyadri Tiger reserve".

With abundant rainfall, bright mountain sunshine and a high dew point, the lateritic table lands and gentle slopes of Kaas transform into riotous colored flower fields.This plateau is famous for its unique biosphere, high hill plateaus and grasslands. Kaas boost not only flowers like pink balsam, yellow sonki, purple karvi etc but also welcomes birds like Crested Buntings, Malabar Crested Larks, Oriental White-eyes, Bonelli’s Eagle.

Sajjangad (सज्जनगड) 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

Thoseghar waterfall: It is a scenic spot located 20 km from Satara city, at the edge of the Konkan region. There are a series of waterfalls, some of them 15 to 20 meters and one of 500 meters in height. There is a newly constructed Platform to stand and take a good view of the waterfall.

Kaas Platue Snaps: https://plus.google.com/photos/109750979890676492223/albums/5653570424737180177?banner=pwa

Tour Schedule:

31st Aug 2013:

23.00 Hrs: Assemble near Swaminarayan temple.

23.30 Hrs: Departure from Dadar by private vehicle.

1st Sept 2013:

04.00 Hrs: @ Satara & Rest in vehicle itself.

05:30 Hrs: Wake up call.

06.00 Hrs: Breakfast & Tea.

07:30 Hrs: kaas Plateau Exploration with sharing of info & some photography.

09:00 Hrs: Move towards sajjangad

10:00 Hrs: @sajjangad

11:30 Hrs: Move towards Thoseghar

12:45 Hrs: @ Thoseghar waterfall

14:00 Hrs: Lunch

15:30 Hrs: Departure to Mumbai

22.00 Hrs: Mumbai (Tentative)

We’ll reach Mumbai by 22.00 Hrs (Tentative).

The charges for the trek are INR 1500/- per head, which includes travelling from Dadar to Dadar by Non Ac Bus, breakfast, Veg Lunch, refreshment, Entry fees.

Payment Details: (Blank Transfer not allowed first confirms and then do)

For confirmation of your registration please deposit Rs. 1000/-(non Refundable in any manner) in the following. (Please specify your name or those who transfer on behalf of you & trek/Activity/Tour name-mandatory in SMS).

Acc Name: Ananda Shivaji Govekar

Acc No   : 00000032353269021

IFS Code: SBIN0000562

MICR Code: 400002007

Bank     : SBI Bank

Branch   : Bhandup (W)

After transaction plz do sms to Ananda Govekar 98922 19155. (No Last minute entries will be entertained).

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