Maharashtra is blessed with abundant rivers and travellers. When visiting the state make sure not to miss on water sport activities, the popular being Kayaking. Kundalika River, Kolad, Barvi Dam, Mahabaleshwar and Mandwa Beach are all perfect places for camping and enjoying kayaking with friends, family or even all alone. Besides kayaking, one can also opt for river rafting for an adrenaline rush and exciting travel experience. At Kundalika River, one can enjoy river crossing, ziplining as well. Head to Mandwa beach for the best kayaking tours in Maharashtra. This is not just for experienced kayakers, but also for first timers. Many tour operators and nature clubs offer a kayaking experience under the guidance of experienced guides who will explain everything about the activity and on the safety aspects of the boat as well. At Mandwa beach, one can enjoy the fresh whiff of air and witness the spectacular waves of the Arabian sea.
One can also sign up for a sailing camp for experiencing an authentic sailing experience with options of boats being Yacht, Funboats, Hobie Kayak, Neil Pryde Windsurfer and more. If you are considering kayaking and other water sports, then do not miss out visiting a tiny satellite village, Tapola. The size does not certainly matter here once you reach the destination. The place besides boasting of bewitching greenery, is also a dream place for water adventurers and nature lovers. The platter here is wide and one can choose from swimming, water scooter rides to kayaking, of course. The best part of this scenic location is that it can be visited any time of the year as the weather is pleasant. While indulging in rafting or the best kayaking tours in Maharashtra, it is recommended to dress in comfortable clothes and carry an extra pair of clothes. Also, it is important to pay heed to the instructor and life guards whose tips always come handy.
Shinde Wadi hills is famous among the Kamshet attractions as one of the best paragliding spots. However, it is also known for its ravishing sunrise and sunset view. One should surely visit this place early in the morning to get a look at the enthralling sunrise providing you with peace. Traverse along with the bounties of Shinde wadi hills as the greenery and refreshing cool winds will make you fall in love with this spot. Places to visit in Kamshet are numerous yet this place will never disappoint you in any way. Spotted at a height of 200 feet, the hills will enchant you with the best experience of paragliding. Location: 2 kilometers from KamshetBest Time: February-May and October-December
Cave exploration in Kamshet is incomplete without visiting the Buddhist Bedse Caves, which are said to be built in the first century. Like most caves, these also have a dark, damp, and mystic allure about them. As you enter, you will see a temple with ancient carvings of elephants, horses, etc. on the walls. A beautifully carved ceiling and pillars arch the monastery inside, which is a must-see. This is one of the best places to visit in Kamshet to spend time meditating or simply being with oneself in the silent & serene environs of the caves. Location: 10 kilometres from Kamshet.Best time: Monsoons months of June-September.