Yes you heard right! Maharashtra has got its own valley of flowers and we cant keep calm. Its a part of UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site since 2012.
Situated in western ghats - Satara district of Maharashtra. Its a biodiversity hotspot for various flowers and butterflies.
How to reach? Pune-Kaas :3hrs- 135 Kms, Kolhapur-Kaas- 142kms-3 hrs approx, 25KM from Mahabaleshwar
When? Best season is during monsoon- August-September
What to expect? 850 different species of flowers
Activities nearby- Thoseghar waterfall- 35KM from Kaas, Kass lake, Fort SajjanGadh- 36KMs, Vasota fort-11KM
Entry fees- 100Rs (free for kids below 12 and senior citizens above 65yrs)
Online bookings are compulsory, only 3000 visiters per day are permitted
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