Adventure sports in Mumbai
Adventure Sports options in and around Mumbai
@Kamshet : 110 Kms
Paragliding, the closest a human can come to being a true bird is one of the most popular adventure sports in India. Mumbaikars wanting to try Paragliding should head to Kamshet 110 Kms from Mumbai. Kamshet has emerged as the hub for paragliding with many operators offering joyrides and paragliding courses.
Joyride costs Rs. 2,500; a 2-day introductory course starts at Rs. 6,500. Some well known operators include
@Kolad: 130 Kms
Kolad, on the banks of river Kundalika, at just 130 Kms from Mumbai offers excellent opportunities for rafting. Rafting is possible for almost all through the year except in peak summer.
Rafting Session costs Rs. 1,500. Some well known operators include
@Nagothane : 80 Kms
Kamat resort at Nagothane offer Kayaking on river Amba. Safety equipments ensure that even those who cannot swim can enjoy Kayaking.
Kayak Session costs Rs. 500.
@Khalapur :70 Kms
Auto enthusiasts can head to Automission’s rally track at Khalapur (4 Kms from Khopoli). Activities include advanced driving lessons (Slide Control (Drifting), Braking (Hand Brake Turns), Throttle Control etc); Rally Laps and Rally simulator
If you want to surf and be a pro, head to Mulki a coastal town of Karnataka. At Mulki, "Surfing Swamis" - yes, swamis who surf, will teach you surfing. Plan for an extended weekend as reaching Mulki can take upto 14 Hours.
Paragliding : flynirvana.com