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Pack up your tents and head off to explore nature at its best at these unique camping spots near Mumbai.
1. Float Your Boat At Karjat
On the banks of the Ulhas River near Karjat, Moonstone Hammock hosts White Nights, offering unique camping experiences such as tree hanging or floating tents. Enjoy the serene views or groove to live acoustic music offered at the site along with a host of activities such as bonfire, barbecue, kayaking and the like.
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2. Get Your Heart Rafting At Kolad
Adrenaline junkies, it’s time to get to your dose of high. Camp by the Kundalika River near Kolad at the Big Rent Tent. Make sure you max out your adventure quotient with rafting through the gushing white waters first. And if water sports is not your scene, you can always chill at the beautiful swing perched at the campsite and enjoy the picturesque vistas.
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3. Become One With Nature At Mulshi
The Eco Grid, located at Mulshi Springs, is a place to learn to blend with your environment and get the best out of it. This place enchants campers with global cuisines such as Wood fired pizzas and freshly baked breads, all cooked with their home grown produce and modern kitchen facilities built using local materials and recycled wood. The rustic vibe of this place will give you a break from the city’s mayhem and teach you a thing or two about sustainable development.
Enjoy a rustic night out here.
4. Redefine Bird-Watching At Karnala
Located merely 12 kms away from Panvel, sits a bird sanctuary on top of the Karnala Fort, home to over 222 species of birds and 114 species of butterflies. Letscampout site is right within the sanctuary with tents close to the bird watching deck (machan). Go on, find your wing man/woman and see the riches of nature in all their glory.
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5. Experience The Cliffhanger In Sandhan Valley
Whether you have a problem with vertigo or not, you will need serious balls of steel to try out this extreme level of camping. Hang out (rather hang in there) in a Portaledge, a tent tied to the edge of a cliff and into the valley. If you do muster the courage, it will be an experience of a lifetime and make for a display picture you wouldn’t care to change for months.
If you’re a fan of adventure, also read: The World’s Biggest Swing In New Zealand Will Leave You Out Of Breath
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