Sunday, July 8, 2018

The Best Outdoor Activities in Mumbai


If you’re looking to plan an outdoor adventure filled vacation, Mumbai is the perfect spot for you. The fast-paced environment in Mumbai is full of excitement and people seeking the greatest adrenaline rush possible – it’s the perfect spot for an outdoor adventure. Here are some of the best outdoor activities you can try while visiting Mumbai to make the most out of your trip.

The ocean around Mumbai is beautiful to look at, and even more fun to explore up close and personal. There’s tons of water sport options to take advantage of, but here are a few of our favorites that you will love.
        Jet Skiing – Jet Skiing is found at various different beaches around Mumbai and for a very reasonable price you’ll learn how to explore the water on a fast paced, adrenaline filled ride.
        Kayaking – Kayaking may be slower paced than a jet ski, but that doesn’t make it any less fun. Not too far outside of Mumbai you can find great locations to kayak in Mumbai and have a life experience you’ll never forget. Test your skills and focus with this independent and challenging water sport.
        Trapezing – For the most adventurous, trapezing can be a great option. Mandwa beach is the best places in Mumbai to go trapezing. You’ll find yourself harnessed on the sail with your legs extended off the edge of the railing, feeling the waves and boat rocking over each wave will give you an adrenaline filled ride.
        Stand-up Paddle Boating – another great activity at Mandwa beach is stand-up paddle boating. This water sport is one for those with stamina and strength. A challenging, but fulfilling experience will take your breath away as you paddle on the water while standing on your board.
        White Water Rafting – white water rafting is a great activity if you’re looking to do something with friends or family. A great group building exercise for groups of three or more takes you into the crashing waters of a river near Mumbai for an experience that is sure to be unforgettable.

Regardless of which water sport you choose, you’re bound to have a great time on the water. If you want an activity above the water, here are a few aerial sports you can do during your trip. 
        Swoop Swinging - If heights and new experiences don’t scare you, then this one is for you. Swoop swinging hoists you nearly 30 meters into the air from a body bag attached to a harness before giving you a 30 second free-falling experience that will leave you speechless. This activity is quick, but it’s one that you can’t miss.
        Paragliding – The mountains of Kamshet near Mumbai offer a great spot for paragliding. Before beginning you receive full safety instructions and equipment, and then you’re off. Cut through the air and see views that you’d never be able to experience form the ground in this thrill filled activity.
        Bungee Jumping – if you’re looking for a great adrenaline rush, look no further. Jumping from nearly 147 feet above sea level before bouncing back up into the sky is a rush like no other. Mumbai is one of the most sought-after locations for bungee jumping, so be sure to add it to you itinerary.
        Parasailing – if you want a great view of the beach, parasailing is the way to do it. fly above the beaches of Mumbai to find an all new appreciation for the world around you.
        Skydiving – at AambyValley just outside of Mumbai you can take part in an activity that many people never get to do – skydiving. The fall is quick, but it will feel like a moment frozen in time as you feel a sensation unlike any other on the way down.
        Ziplining – Last, but certainly not least, you can go ziplining. Ziplining gives you a unique view over the treetops of the forests around Mumbai as you go from peak to peak. Take advantage of the beautiful landscape around you from all new heights with this fun activity.

You know about water sports, aerial sports, and now it’s time to talk about some activities and sports you can take part in on solid ground. 
        Archery – in Powai, Mumbai you can challenge your mental and physical strength with a round of archery. This sport is the most fun if you take friends. See who’s the best of the best as you all aim for the bullseye and who knows, maybe it’ll be you.
        Caving – Caving, also known as spelunking, is a great activity if you want to learn some new survival skills. Venture through caves and tight crevices with an instructor to learn the best survival skills to use in a cave environment. The adventure also offers views of some of the most beautiful caves and caverns around Mumbai.
        Fire Spinning – if you’re looking for a unique experience, look no further. Fire spinning gives you a heart pumping experience in Powai, just outside of Mumbai. An instructor will guide you using an unlit version until you get the hang of it, but before you know it you’ll be the one spinning fire like a pro.

Regardless of what activity you’re looking for, Mumbai has something for everyone. From the most experienced adrenaline junkies to newbies looking for a small thrill, this is the place to go. Use sites like Expedia to be sure you’re getting the best price possible for your flight to Mumbai. From there, you can begin planning the vacation of a lifetime.

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