A beautiful landscape of the Kaas Plateau!

Kaas Valley: A Journey Through Nature’s Masterpiece

Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors of nature’s canvas.  Plan your escape to Kaas Valley today and experience the allure of Pune’s natural paradise.

Among the plethora of flora in Kaas Valley, one can spot several rare and endangered flowers that thrive in this unique habitat. The legendary Kaas Lake is adorned with the iconic Kaas Plateau’s pride, the Kaas Pathar Gladiolus (Gladiolus kaasensis), which blooms in the colours  of purple, yellow, and white. The vibrant blooms of the Karvi (Strobilanthes callosus) paint the valley in shades of lavender during its blooming season, occurring once every eight years.

Exotic birds, reptiles, and mammals of Kaas Valley

For bird enthusiasts, Kaas Valley is a paradise, with its offering of colors and melodies. Spotting rare species like the Malabar Crested Lark, the Forest Wagtail, and the Indian Scarlet Minivet in their natural habitat is a true delight.

Seasonal Changes

Witness the mesmerizing colors of Kaas Valley. Seasonal transformations in Kaas Valley are truly a sight to behold. Whether it’s the vibrant blooms of spring and autumn, or the lush greenery of the monsoon, Kaas Valley never fails to mesmerize visitors with its kaleidoscope of hues.

Blooming season and the enchanting carpet of flowers

The blooming season in Kaas Valley arrives from August to October. During this time, the valley transforms into a magical carpet of flowers. The endemic species like the Kaas Plateau’s iconic Smithia Hirsuta (Smithia hirsuta) and the Sonki (Ceropegia vincaefolia) can be seen in full bloom, creating an enchanting landscape that words cannot do justice.

Autumnal hues that paint the valley

As the hot summer subsides, Kaas Valley ushers in autumn, gifting the landscape with a breathtaking blend of warm hues. With shades of red, yellow, and orange kissing the leaves of trees and shrubs, makes outstanding views.

Off the Beaten Path: Nearby Attractions

While Kaas Valley itself is a world of wonders, there are hidden gems in its vicinity that shouldn’t be missed. From the mystical Sajjangad Fort, a spiritual retreat nestled in the mountains, to the picturesque Thoseghar Waterfalls, every hidden treasure around Kaas Valley promises an extraordinary adventure.

Local Cuisine & Cultural Experiences

No journey is complete without savoring the authentic flavors of a region. Indulge your taste buds with traditional Maharashtrian delicacies like the zesty Bhakri, a millet flatbread, coupled with a fiery Kolhapuri curry. Don’t miss the delectable Jowar Bhakri, a nutritious sorghum flatbread, served with a side of the aromatic Varan Bhaat, a lentil curry with rice.

Recommended Accommodations and Facilities

From cozy homestays that offer an authentic experience amidst nature to luxury resorts that pamper you with opulence, there is an option to suit every traveler’s preferences.

Accessibility and Transport Options

Kaas Valley is easily accessible from several major cities in Maharashtra. For those traveling from Mumbai, the most convenient way is to take a road trip via the Mumbai-Bengaluru Highway, which takes approximately 6-7 hours. From Pune, a drive of around 3-4 hours via the Pune-Bangalore Highway allows for easy access to the valley.

If you are in or around Pune, hire a self drive car from Car Karlo for a comfortable and convenient journey. 

Car Karlo, the best self drive car rental in Pune: select from a wide variety of cars close to your location and the best in class tariff and customer support.Visit www.carkarlo.in or download the Android App from Google PlayStore. 


Best Time to Visit Kaas Valley

The blooming season in Kaas Valley, which occurs between August and October, is undoubtedly the best time to witness the valley’s natural extravaganza. During this period, the valley transforms into a vivid tapestry of colors as the flowers bloom in abundance. To make the most of your visit, plan your trip during these seasons when nature unveils its true splendor in Kaas Valley.


  • Online booking is compulsory.
  • Entry fee: 150/person. If you’ve booked online, it’s important to bring a printed entry ticket as mobile screenshots won’t be accepted (No entry Fee for children below 12 years).
  • Parking & Bus: Free (bus service from parking to the plateau available).
  • Special facility for school/college students: Rs. 40/person. Letter from school/college principal mandatory; without it, the facility won’t be provided. However, this facility is not available on Saturdays, Sundays.
  • Guided Tour: Fee – Rs. 100/- per hour (one guide for ten people).
  • Bicycle Ride: Fee – Rs. 50/- per hour (for traveling from Rajmarg to Kumudini Lake).

For more information booking visit https://www.kas.ind.in/index.php