Plateau of flowers and Trek to Tallest Waterfall in India

Travel Experiences:
Trek to Vajrai Waterfall (One of the tallest waterfalls in India)
Exploring World Heritage Site (KAAS Plateau) and KAAS Lake
Stay around 1.5 KM away from main KAAS Plateau
Stay in Heritage Property
Rural Village Experience

Date: September 7th, 2018 (Late night from Mumbai) to
September 9th, 2018 (Evening Back in Mumbai).

Our friends from Pune can join from Pune at Highway (We will soon share the location).

Limited edition camping experience by Nature Knights - Offbeat Mandala.

Trip Cost: 
Stay in Deluxe Family Cottage: Rs.4400/- per person (Double Sharing)
Stay in Bunglow: Rs.4200/- per person (5 in one bunglow)
Stay in Standard Cottage: Rs.4250/- (Double Sharing).

(Note: Same group can add more persons in Deluxe Family Cottage on Mattress)

Trip cost includes:
Travel by AC Deluxe Bus (2x2): Mumbai to KAAS and Back plus as base village for Vajrai Trek.
Meals: 2 Breakfast; 1 Veg Lunch; 1 Evening Tea/Snack; 1 Non Veg Dinner
Stay as per above options

Click here for Registration and Bookings (100% advance for booking)

For early birds (Pay Rs.1000/- for booking now and balance by August 7th, 2018)
Limited Rooms.. (Maximum capacity 28).

Note: Bus Seat numbers will be allocated as per booking on first cum first choose.
Seat Number (1 to 28). 

Click here for contacts and bookings

only limited seats; book well in advance.

Exclusions and Optional Extras:
Any custom meal menu ordered.
Meals while travel
Any kind of entry tolls/ local village tolls
Any custom services. 
Entry Fee to KAAS - Rs.100/- pp (approximate cost).
Any kind of Insurance, Tips, Shopping etc
Anything that is not included is excluded.

Deluxe Family Cottage (above picture) only 2 Deluxe Family Cottage Left

Bunglow (above and below) 

Standard Cottage (4 Available now)

Place of our stay

Planned Program:

Day 1 - September 7th, 2018

11:30 pm Reporting at Andheri near Bislery (Place where Pune buses stop); on Western Express highway
12:00 Mid Night Bandra (Kalanagar Junction)
12:15 am Sion Station
12:30 am Chembur Naka / Diamond Garden
01:00 am Vashi (Pune Bus Stand; on Highway below the Fly over)
Participants on the way will be picked up
01:20 am Belapur On highway
01:30 am Mc Donald near Entrance of Mumbai-Pune Express Highway
02:15 am Break at Food Court
04:00 am to 04:30 am Pune Highway Break (Participants from Pune can join here)

September 8th, 2018

08:00 am Expected to reach KAAS our Resort
Freshen up
Travel to base village for Trek to Vajrai Waterfalls
Trek to Vajrai Waterfalls
Village Lunch
Return trip to Resort
Evening Walking Excursion to KAAS plateau from Resort post tea/snack
after sundown return to resort
Non Veg Lunch and Gamshap

September 9th, 2018
Early morning  (Pre breakfast) walking excursion to KAAS Plateau
Return to resort and breakfast
10:00 am Check out of resort
Return Road trip
Lunch on the way (Travel Lunch in not part of the package)
7:00 pm Expected back in Mumbai

Checklist for travel:

Change clothes (Carry loose comfortable clothes)

Trekking shoe or tough canvas shoe
Spare floaters / slippers
Cap or Hat

Sun Glasses

Rain Wear
Personal Toiletries and Medical Kit (Doctor on call available)
Trekking shoe or tough canvas shoe
spare slippers or floaters
Flash lights
Lite woolens
field guide on flowers (Optional, recommended)
Field glasses
Water bottle (Pet Bottle - 1 liter for field trip); 
Snack pack (fruits, biscuits, dry fruits, etc in a small backpack).

Also note that wild flowering plants are a natural phenomenon and not in organizers control. 

Dos and Don'ts 

1.            Don’t visit the plateau to only see the carpet of flowers, look around you will find many varieties of flowers. There are over 1000 varieties to look out for.
2.            Carry a field guide or hire a local expert (possible at KAAS on day 2) even if you are a photographer heading there only for Macro photography or just a visitor visiting nature.
3. Drive slowly or at best ditch your vehicle at the ticket counter and walk through all the 3 well marked trails and also to the lake and back. Approach roads sometimes may not be good so be ready to face a rough ride.
4. Avoid carrying food items on the trails, this isn’t a picnic spot. You can leave all food / snack pack in car. Carry water in PET bottles (avoid use and throw bottles).
5. Don’t play loud music (including in your vehicles).
6. Don’t pluck flowers, even if you are a plant collector.
7. Take a photograph without touching the flowers, yes even if it means getting an unclear shot.
8. Don’t litter, treat Nature as you would treat a sacred place.
9. During field trips outing, avoid party with alcohol and cigarettes when out doors at Nature.
10. Wear comfortable attire while on field visits, preferably comfortable full sleeves t-shirt or shirt; track pants or leggings, trekking shoe or tough canvas shoe (do not walk bare feet), cap or hat, sun glasses etc.
11. During monsoon at dusk and dawn, fog envelopes the plateau and mountains and it is advisable to stick with your group and not veer off the track.

12.If you are in a groups ensure each one moves in a single file and sticks to the beaten trail created especially for the protection of the flower beds.

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