Yuvazhep’s Trail to Kaas Plateau: Maharashtra’s Valley of Flowers along with Wai, Satara on 17th & 18th September 2011

Vivid strokes of color and fragrance spread all around you in the enchanting atmosphere in our  very own
Valley of flowers- near Satara- Kaas plateau.
Yuvazhep’s is happy to announce trip to Kaas plateau on 17th & 18th September 2011 .To enhance the joy of trip we are adding visit to  Wai, Satara…the place known for Temples and Dams .  

About Kaas Plateau:

An exotic journey to world of colours. 25 kms from satara. A treat not only botanist but also for photographers and nature lovers. Tha kaas Plateau has wide variety of flowers of all colours which bloom in August – October every year.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
This plateau overlooks the lush evergreen forests and is water catchment area of Koyna Dam and is recently declared as “Sahyadri Tiger reserve”.Kaas lake is also a beauful place to visit 
Wai, Satara : 
Dhom & Dhom Balakwadi dam:- 

Dhom dam is situated on the Krishna & Kamandalu river with capacity of 14 T.M.C. The Balakwadi dam is 19 km from Wai also built on Krishna capacity is 4.08 TMC. have very great natural climate.
Menawali– The birth place of Nana Phadanvis, the administrator of the Peshwai, The famous palace of Nana is in the Menawali.(Better known as charanpur village shown in Swades movie)

 Dholya Ganpati Mandir– This temple is built by Raste in 18th Century on the bank of River Krishna.
Kashi Vishweshwar Mandir– This is very old temple of Lord Shiva, the main feature of this temple is the nandi made by the same stone from which the idol of Mahaganapati was made. This Nandi was decorated by the garlands & other jewelery, also there is a pandal made by stone carved beautifully.
Duration: 2 Days 
Fees : 1800 /-
Including traveling by private bus, all food and accommodation.

Travel itinerary : 
We are leaving on 16th Sep (Friday) night from Borivali National park gate
Reach Satara early morning on 17th Sep, rest for a while, have breakfast and proceed for Kaas plateau.
Lunch will be arranged at Kaas lake.
Return back by evening have dinner and retire to bed.
Early morning on 18th Sep leave for Wai and cover all possible spots.
Have lunch at Wai and thenafter proceed for Mumbai.
Reach Mumbai by 9.30 pm (approx)

Accommodation will be in a dormitory/ marriage hall.

Things to carry:

* Trekking or sports shoes
* Sleepers if require
* All personal things (like tooth paste, brush, soap etc…)
* Water bottle (atleast 2 Ltrs)
* Cap, goggle if require
* Extra clothing
* Raincoat
* Personal medicine if any
* Shawl / Chaddar
* Powerful Torch
* Wrap all things (especially camera & cell phone) in polythene bags.
* Avoid wearing valueable ornaments

Rules and Regulations

* Everyone has to follow the instructions of volunteers
* Smoking & Drinking are strictly prohibited. Anyone found smoking or consuming alcohol will be expelled from the trip.
* Cleanliness and respect to nature must be observed

Pick up points will be announced 3 days before the trek

Note: Seats will be booked on payment of trek charges before 11th Sept 2011. No refund of fees will be made for any cancellation then after.
Online Money Transfer Facility Is Available :
Tejashree Vaidya,
Axis bank, Borivali (W) Branch,
A/c no. 910010050305895
IFS code UTIB0000018
After depositing the money please intimate your name and payment details through sms or email
Interested participants, please contact on:
Sachin durve                9920601112(after 6 pm)
Pradnesh Vaidya         9820729227(after 6 pm)
Ashay Pradhan :          9619617664 ( After 6.00 Pm )
Tejashree Vaidya        9920318190
Amol Joshi                   9967534621

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Email us on: info.yuvazhep@gmail.com

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