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Kas Plateau is situated at the Sahyadri hills near Satara. This plateau is well known for its unique biosphere, high hill plateaus and grasslands. During monsoon season, especially in the month of August, the plateau comes to life, with picturesque view of various types flowers that carpet the floor of the plateau.
As per the Forest Department’s Board at Kas Plateau, there are more than 150 or more types of flowers, shrubs and grasses found here. The orchids bloom here for a period of 3-4 weeks during this season. Many of the flowers and plants that grow here are carnivorous in nature i.e. insect eaters!! Towards the south of the Kas Plateau there is a wonderful lake, which is know as Kas Lake is just like a bowl carved out of the Sahyadri mountains. Further 30 Kms towards the south of Kas Lake are the backwaters of the Koyna Project.
Apart from these there are number of other scenic places like caves, picnic spots, boating places, temples etc. which not only attract tourists from India, but also from other parts of the world. This place is a hub of scenic beauty, wild life and holy places. To experience complete serenity and heaven on earth, one should visit this place at least once in lifetime.
About -Kas Plateau
A must visit point in monsoon as it offers a beautiful view of the
Waterfall formed by the water overflowing from Lake. One can
even reach the mouth of the waterfall with care, strong wind
prevents the water from falling down and throws it back.
India is a land of diversities. The people of every faith and
religion live together to create a unique and colorful mosaic.
There is a festival for every reason and for every season .
Temples KasPathar are most heavenly spirits and holy figures,
visit the most famous temples in north India that will spell
binds you through their holy environments and architecture
Place to Visit
Lakes are ideal for picnic and boating because of its beautiful
environment. There are beautiful lakes at kasPather, where
one can go boating, fishing, and pony riding and indulge oneself
at the entertainment center with its numerous food
Centuries ago, artists would take years creating incredible
rock-cut architecture manually out of sandstone, cliffs,
and rock formations. After this amazing feat was achieved,
they would then intricately design the walls with carvings
and murals, and fill the interior with statues. KasPathars
cave temples show early traces of human life and culture and
Place to Visit
Mumbai to satara – approx. 5-6 hrs
Pune to satara- approx. 2-2.5 hrs.
Satara to kas – aprrox 35 min
Mumbai to satara- approx. 8hrs
Pune to satara- 3.5 hrs to 4 hrs.
Satara railway stn to satarast stand 15 min
Auto rickshaws and cars can be rented from Satara.ST buses also ply between Satara and Bamnoli at regular intervals.Getting there: ST and private buses run frequently between Mumbai and Satara but the journey time is a minimum 5 hours. If you take your own vehicle or a private taxi and leave Mumbai before 6am, you can make it in just over 3 hours via the Mumbai Pune Expressway and NH4. A third option is by train – the Koyna Express, though this is an unnecessarily long journey.
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