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BEST THINGS TO DO IN MAHARASHTRA

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Maharashtra has a lot of interesting and attractive activities to engage with when you visit this marvelous place. As we discussed the best places and tourist spots to visit in Maharashtra earlier, let’s move on to find the best things to do in Maharashtra. There are several options to look at. Among these, we decode the best ones for you to select.

BOATING IN MUMBAI

The best and truly enjoyable way to celebrate the visit to Mumbai is to stay out on a sailboat at Mumbai Harbour. A private tour which offers sailing along the mesmerizing coastline of the Arabian sea, which is catered for every age range. This experience would be definitely worth it. Sailing activity is allowed for two hours in between three different slots. The slots include: 7:00 am to 9:00 am, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The boarding point is the Gateway of India Jetty, which is reachable through any public or private transport.

BEST THINGS TO DO IN MAHARASHTRA
Boating in MUMBAI | Things to do in Mumbai

The name of the boat is SEA RAY 175, which is a large sport boat that has space for the crowd to dine, relax, cruise, and grill. This boat will definitely bring in an offbeat experience.

Wearing comfortable clothes and footwear are advised with a valid ID proof and any medications for any special or specific medical requirement.

It is mandatory to reach the spot 15 to 30 mins prior to the sailing activity. Sometimes due to environmental factors like the tide, wind speed, etc, it’s possible for a delay in the journey you may have booked. Sometimes cancellation or rescheduling of the booking can happen due to unfavorable weather conditions. Any extra inclusion of amenities required should be informed to the officials prior.

There are different policies such as cancellation policy, booking confirmation policy, and refund policy which can be understood by thorough research. Make sure you go through their terms and conditions well, before booking your tickets.

SCUBA DIVING IN MALVAN

Malvan is famous for water sports and beaches and is sure to increase the level of adrenaline rush while choosing Scuba Diving. This place is anyways popular for adventure activities. Safety issues shall not rise as you will learn diving from professionals and certified trainers. This once in a lifetime experience would be thrilling because of the international standards Malvan operates with. You could also opt for Scuba Diving on a private beach in Malvan for more personal experience. There are other sports adventures in Malvan as well apart from Scuba Diving, such as Jetski, Speedboat, Boat ride, etc.

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Things to do in Mumbai | SCUBA DIVING

Carrying a comfortable bathing suit, footwear, sunglasses, sunscreen, extra set of clothes is advised. Malvan is definitely an alternative choice for Goa with abundant adventure activities.

CAMPING IN MAHABALESHWAR

Mahabaleshwar is one of the famous hill stations in Maharashtra, in the forested region of Western Ghats. The check-in time for this campsite area is 4:00 pm and the check out time is 11:00 am. This campsite has an immense number of elevated spots, such as Lingmala Waterfall tumbles off a sheer cliff, Arthur’s seat, Ancient Pratapgad Fort perched atop the mountain, etc.

Reaching Mahabaleshwar is easy via public or private transport as it is just 117 in from Pune and 260 km from Mumbai.

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Things to do in Mumbai | CAMPING

Spending such an exciting and unique time merging with nature is sure to ignite the best refreshing mood for the days ahead. There are several other activities to indulge with, such as raft rides, archery, swimming, and rifle shooting. Enjoying a bonfire with your family and loved ones will be so much enthralling. Head over here to make the best memories of your life.

While visiting this place, it is advised to carry comfortable flip flops, ID proof, mosquito repellent, sunglasses, sunscreen, towel, extra set of clothes, and a flashlight with extra batteries. Camping in Malvan is a group tour and therefore free yourself from all the luxurious desires and be ready to adjust.

PARAGLIDING IN MUMBAI

Kamshet and nearby spots in Maharashtra offer several paragliding options to enjoy. India is always famous for paragliding. Experience this amazing adventure in Kamshet with certified pilots.

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Things to do in Mumbai | PARAGLIDING

Kamshet has located about 45 km from Pune and 110 km from Mumbai adorned by the beautiful Sahyadri ranges and valleys. The best time to head for paragliding is between the months of October to May. A day-long course will lead you to three different types of paragliding. A two-seater plane will lead you to the paragliding flight with a certified trainer. This activity is suitable for the age group of 18 – 50. Children under 18 years of age shall require parents or guardians’ written consent submission.

People having blackout problems, respiratory issues, dizziness problems, and heart problems should consult a doctor before choosing this sport adventure.

Wearing full pants, shoes, comfortable tops or t-shirts is necessary. Carrying a water bottle of your own is recommended.

LOHAGAD FORT TREK IN LONAVALA

Lohagad is located closer to the hill station of Lonavala – Khandala and also 52 km away from Northwest of Pune. Lohagad is 3,389 feet or 1,033 Mts above sea level. This place is the best route for beginners to trek which is near Mumbai and Pune. You will be able to see the four doors after reaching the peak namely, ‘Ganesh Darwaja’, ‘Narayan Darwaja’, ‘Hanuman Darwaja’, and ‘Maha Darwaja’. ‘Hanuman Dawaja is said to be the ancient one among the four. Following the rules and regulations of the place is necessary. Carrying extra clothes, camera, sunglasses, and sunscreen is recommended.

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Things to do in Mumbai | LOHAGAD

MIDNIGHT CYCLING TOUR IN MUMBAI

Mumbai is popular for its nightlife. And midnight cycling is the best choice to explore the other side of Mumbai. This activity is best to feel the windy sea-facing roads, silence and empty streets. There are a number of packages for such activities to choose from.

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Things to do in Mumbai |Midnight cycle tour

Carrying first aid, refreshments, and a cycle of your own or rented is a good choice.

HELICOPTER RIDE IN MUMBAI

A helicopter joyful ride, 1000 ft above the city is a mind-boggling experience. The pre-flight briefing is also done. This ride can accommodate 3-6 passengers in one go. Expert pilots who consider safety as really important are on board. The rides are of three types: Private ride for couples, Shared helicopter ride, and a Private ride for 3 people. The duration also depends upon the route you choose from the existing list. This activity is suitable for every age group. Reaching the spot on time is recommended.

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Things to do in Mumbai | Helicopter ride

WALKING TOUR OF PUNE

Pune is the cultural capital of Maharashtra. The authentic beauty of Pune is something everyone should see. This amazing walk tours, let’s you explore the old town also with the entertaining and exciting storytellers. This is one of the unique experiences to have in life. All the iconic ancient forts and buildings will be covered in this trip. This will also help you access the hidden places and lanes in Pune, which otherwise you won’t find.

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Things to do in Mumbai | walking tour of Pune

Carrying water bottles of your own, umbrellas, wearing caps is advised for the trip. Several packages of different agencies are granted for a better experience and a trustable journey.

FISHING IN MUMBAI

Away from the bustling city, lies Gorai beach in Borivali where you can experience one of the offbeat activities. With all the rural setting, this place is sure to captivate your senses in a better and exciting way. Fishing, one of the primary occupations of India, is something everyone should try once in their life. Fishing in a pond with a view of beautiful meadows and a farming field in a distant area makes it all a beautiful pleasure. In the evening, you can also choose to barbecue the same fish you caught in the fishing activity and also have a bonfire there.

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Things to do in Mumbai | Fishing in Mumbai

Learning the exact way to fish, with the right skill set and proper knack of fishing will be really interesting for you and your family or even friends. This activity will surely give you an out of the box experience. This activity is suitable for every range group.

SEA KAYAKING AT MANDWA BEACH

This crazy adventure would surely create the best memories. Guides are available to explain the activity if you are a newbie to this activity.  And Mandwa serves as the best destination for kayaking. Imagine yourself on a fishing boat kind of kayak, which may be sturdy for you and your friends or families to enjoy a wallop on the water.

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Things to do in Mumbai | Sea Kayking

Make sure you experience these activities if you ever decide to visit Maharashtra. These are one of the best and unique choices to unwind yourself to new and affordable memories.

Chanchal Vinod

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