Kas plateau is in the western part of Maharashtra. Located approximately 25 kms from Satara city, this laterite plateau will definitely allure you with its charm. This plateau overlooks the lush green forests of the Sahyadri Tiger reserve that also serves as a water catchment area of Koyna Dam. This picturesque plateau is an ideal location for nature lovers and photography aficionados.
Kas is particularly admired for its rich flora life. The different hues of the wide assortment of flowers make this place appear like a wonderland. Smitia, Balsam, Sonki… are some of flower varieties that grow here. The ideal period to visit this place is between August and September when the whole place comes to life with blooming flowers of various hues and colors. You can catch a glimpse of more than 300 varieties of flowers during this period. This place also houses a wide range of birds like Bonelli’s Eagle, Oriental White –eyes, et al. The idyllic environment is sure to put your mind and body at ease.
If you prefer beautiful, serene and virgin spots of nature and hate those run of the mill commercialized tourist locations, then a visit to Kas is highly recommended. Your trip is bound to leave you invigorated and to leave beautiful lingering memories.