“The best memories comes from the best experiences”

Everyday people work, people celebrate, people travel, and do whatever they want to. Everything passes with time. The only thing that remains till last is the memories that can be cherished or that can make one feel nostalgic. So we can say that “Life is all about making memories” and memories comes from experiences. Hence, all we need is a good experience and this is what Xoxoday trying to provide. Yeah! Unforgettable experiences that one can have or one can gift to its closed ones. Here are some of the activities that one can experience this summer season.

1. Overnight River Rafting

Overnight river rafting in Kolad, Maharashtra
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Nowadays white water river rafting has become too mainstream. Every second person on every second day upload its photo while doing rafting on social media. But what isn’t common is Overnight River rafting. Imagine you are riding your raft through rapids during a dark night with full of stars. This thrilling activity can be experienced at Kolad in Maharashtra. There are two sensational rides up to 400 m long that one can take and it provides a unique adventurous experience. The overnight river rafting is done in Kundalika River, which flows from the Kolad village. One can also enjoy the surreal views of the Kolad and Kundalika and the mighty river Raighad while rafting through it.

2. Sandhan valley camping trek

Sandhan Valley Trek
source: https://www.mumbaitravellers.in
India is often considered a paradise for trekkers due to its vast variety of terrains available. In India, one can trek through mighty snow covered passes, peaks, dense forest, frozen river and etc. Apart from Himalayan terrains, one can also trek in the western ghats of Maharashtra. Sandhan valley trek is a perfect trek for people seeking solitude with nature’s touch. The valley is a 200 feet water-carved valley, which is situated near the scenic region of Bhandardara. It takes around 5-6 hours in completing the trek, which also includes rappelling and crossing the pool of water and deep gorges. 

3. Safari in Corbett national park

Jungle Safari in Jim Corbett National Park
source: http://www.corbettnationalpark.in
In spite of being a common destination, the charm of this place is still the same. No doubt, it is a perfect place for wildlife and forest lovers. A safari in one of the oldest national parks of India can feed your wildlife bug. There are several resorts in the vicinity of the National park that provide a tranquil ambience to stay. Jeep safari, Canter safari, Elephant ride, Nature walks, Fishing, Bird watching are some of the activities that one can try out there.

4. Bungee Jump, Flying Fox and Giant Swing

Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh
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This ain’t no touristy stuff! These activities will surely give you an unforgettable adrenaline rush. One can try these activities at Rishikesh, also called as Yoga capital of India. Either your soul is seeking solitude or an unlimited adventure, Rishikesh is indeed the best place to visit. Just try out once and you will vouch for the experience you get.

5. Adventure at Mashobra

Mashobra near Shimla
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Mashobra, a tiny and picturesque hill station settled in the Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. The place is composed of lush green hills, dense forest having trees of pine, cedar, deodar and oak, apple orchards, and a stream that gushes through the valley. The place recharges one’s mind, body and soul by connecting with the rich and fresh surroundings. Mashobra is known as the ‘Quieter Shimla’ and it is also one of the popular offbeat locations in Himachal Pradesh. Apart from its serene environment, the place also offers adventure activities such as rafting, paragliding, rock climbing, trekking and etc., and all this make Mashobra a must visit getaway for travelers.

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Manu Khandelwal

An engineer and a travel blogger. Loves trekking and doing bike road trips. Burger lover (want to try every burger in the world). Clinomaniac. Sports fanatic. Likes technology but not a technology addict.