Satara may not be in the list of popular places to see in the diary of a regular traveller. A discerning traveller, however, has a different view of Satara. This non-descript town in Maharashtra is a welcome relief from the other touristy destinations that dot the travel map of Maharashtra. Satata is situated about 750 meters above sea level in the foothills of the Western Ghats. Satara is 120 km south of Pune along National Highway No.4.
If you want to spend some time in the lap of nature, Satara is the place to visit. September onwards is considered the best time to visit Satara. In fact, it is after monsoons, in the months September and October; one can see wildflowers in mass bloom on the Kas plateau. Lateritic plateaus are found in several places in + more about Satara