Situated in the Western Ghat Sahyadri range, 22 km from Sahara city in Maharashtra, the 'Kaas Plateau' is also known as 'Kaas Pathar'. The valley is known for the various types of wild flowers which bloom during the autumn season.

The flower bed landscape, has more than 150 or more types of flowers, shrubs and grasses. The orchids bloom here for a period of 3–4 weeks.  

In order to ensure that visitors don't miss out to visit one of the World's Natural Heritage Site, the Western Routes is organizing a one-day expedition.

“The place changes its colours at the end of monsoons and takes up a different avatar with a vivid carpet of flowers. We’ll also be visiting the Thoseghar Falls, which is a perfect addition,” says Jayesh Paranjpe, founder of the Western Routes.

"Kaas in itself is an island and has some rare species of flowers, which do not exist anywhere else, in the world while citing the example of Ground Orchids that should be a must-see on the itinerary," he added.
 
Kaas Plateau is the destination which can be visited only after monsoon, as the rains lead to flowering on the plateau, which lasts for about three to four weeks.

Paranjpe said, “To ensure that one makes the most of this trip, it is advisable to carry along a raincoat and suncoat because the weather can get unpredictable.”  

Kaas Plateau is an ecologically sensitive zone, and therefore one should take care not to stamp over the flowers and cross the barricades restricted by the authorities.

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