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Kaas Plateau-Valley of flowers

Kaas is a plateau of flowers located 26 km away from Satara city in Maharashtra, India. Carpets and carpets of flowers, Maharashtra's own Valley of Flowers has recently gained the title of Biodiversity World Heritage Site by UNESCO.  A total 850 or more types species of flowers, 39 found only in Kaas.

Apart from numerous varieties of wild flowers this biodiversity site also shelters many insects and beautiful birds. The orchids bloom here for a period of 3–4 weeks during the season.


ENROUTE TO KASS

We left Mumbai on Saturday night at around 11.30 pm and reached Satara early morning at around 7 AM which is around 30 kms away from Kaas Plateau. After refreshment and breakfast we proceeded for Kaas. There are no basic washroom and freshen-up facilities available on Kaas Plateau.

EXPLORING THE PLATEAU

You need to walk a little from the parking place to Kaas. The plateau, filled with flowers of different colors looked like nature having its own coloured carpet. The plateau gets cove…
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Kolukkumala-Kurangani-Top Station trek

The Munnar mountain ranges is one of the most sought after trekking destinaton in Kerala, having  borders with Tamilnadu. Kolukkumalai-Kurangani-Tops Station trek is a treking journey of two days and is ideal for both adventure and nature lovers who wish to enjoy the beauty of landscapes and valleys in the backdrop of stunning peaks. The places are actually in Tamailnadu . The trekking route mainly comprises of mountain walking and is considered as moderate difficulty level trekking.

DAY 1

ENROUTE TO MUNNAR

I started my journey from Kochi at around 5.30 AM in my car. The road trip from Kochi to Munnar is merely three and half-hour journey. Enroute is the famous Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls. The zigzag road will keep you company for the most of your journey. As you are approaching Munnar, all your senses will be in for a treat courtesy of the expansive tea plantations.  I reached Munnar at around 9.30AM. Parked my car in the parking area which is managed by Munnar Grama Panchayat…

Into the Wilderness of Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary,Kerala

Beautiful and mysterious, Kerala is one of the most unexplored part of India that many traveler's have  not visited by choice.  With an exceptional array of places to visit - hidden places in Sanctuary's, valleys, and waterfalls, there are enough to surprise any traveller.

Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary is one of  Kerala's most pristine national treasure.  The breathtakingly beautiful expanse of Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary unfolds on nature's canvas like a traveler's dream.

DAY 1

ENROUTE TO THENMALA

To experience  Kerala's most pristine national treasure, I started my journey from Thirivananthapuram at around 9.30 AM in my car. I took the Thiruvananthapuram - Chenkotta highway which is a scenic one. Enroute is the famous Kulathupuzha Sastha temple. After 72 kms drive, I reached Thenmala at around 12 PM. Parked my car in front of the dam where all team members were supposed to assemble. Since few of our team members were yet to arrive, we decided to explore th…

Camping And Trekking At Meesapulimala

"Munnar never ends at Munnar"... True indeed !!! ....You have to go further to find the real treasures of the Western Ghats".

Meesapulimala is one such hidden treasure in Munnar Western Ghats ranges, Kerala, India. It is the second highest peak in South India and is one of  UNESCO 's world heritage sites.

Day 1

ENROUTE TO MUNNAR

To enjoy the hidden treasure of Munnar - Meesapulimala, we started our journey from Kochi at around 9 am in a private car. After having breakfast from the roadside eateries, we again resumed our journey. Finally we reached Munnar at around 1 pm after few frequent halts. It was already lunch time.  Our  lunch was in a restaurant near Munnar town, a typical Non Veg Thali which offers locally sourced cuisine  in a very relaxed atmosphere. After having lunch, we moved to KFDC (Kerala Forest Development Corporation ) office at Rose Gardens which is just 3 kms from Munnar bus depot.

Meeshapulimala tour is arranged by Kerala Forest Development Co…