Vasota (3842ft)

Vasota stands tall amidst the dense evergreen forests of the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary and will mesmerize you with its beauty. Vasota also called Vyaghragad is famous for the dense forest and wildlife including leopards and wild bears! Each contour of the Vasota hills enhances its beauty many times over. A trek through this dense forest is a thrilling experience. Vasota Trek is the most popular and exciting jungle treks in Maharashtra.

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Kas Pathar..

If you are planning a Vasota trek between August - October take the Satara route to Bamnoli which passes through Kas Pathar. A unique biosphere Kas Pathar is the valley of flowers of Maharashtra. After monsoons this vast plateau turns into a bed of flowers with more than 150 varieties of flowers.

Distance from Major cities

Pune to Vasota140

Mumbai to Vasota 250

Kolhapur to Vasota80

Nashik to Vasota 465

Nagpur to Vasota925

B'lore to Vasota 700


Tapola famously called the mini Kashmir of the west is a rustic hamlet with a magnificent lake - Shivsagar.  Tapola the base village to the Vasota fort is at the end of the road and practically a dead end! From Mahabaleshwar Tapola is 25 kilometers away and the drive to Tapola is a picturesque one with vistas galore. Boats are available from Tapola to Bamnoli and Vasota.

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