InOnIt Guides: Adventurous Getaways

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So you’ve whiled away your time in front of your computer screen all week and will probably do so in the weeks that follow. How about we give you a reason to leave that behind, just temporarily, and have the time of your life? Feel the adrenalin rush just before you jump off a mountain cliff or ride a motorcycle on the edge of snow clad mountains. For those whose life’s motto is living on the edge and taking each day as it comes, adventure is an integral part of their lives. This guide is for adventure driven people and others who’d wish or dare to do something different. Risky or fun, we list down companies and brands that take you for these exciting adventure trips and help you experience unbelievable escapades!


Trek Mates India

Trek Mates India is an organization open for all those who have the zest for adventure, thirst for exploring the unexplored and creating their own paths to infinity. Some of the activities they undertake are trekking, biking, nature trails, photography, rock climbing, rafting and others. From trekking to the state’s highest peak to crocodile safaris, Trek Mates India chalks out exciting trips for adventure junkies.

To check out their website, click here or call 8652028262 or 9987761562 for more details.


Established in 1964 with the aim of promoting a sense of adventure and love for nature among youths mainly through outdoor activities such as trekking and hiking, Girivihar organizes Annual Rock Climbing Training camps for adventure enthusiasts. The camp for young people above the age of 14 years has been taking place for more than 30 years now. Their 41st camp will take place this year from Sunday, 23rd December to Friday, 28th December 2012. It will help them adapt to the situations and safety techniques with follow up sessions that will fine tune them and upgrade their skills.


Big Red Tent

If you’re a fan of the outdoors and rather live in nature than ‘live in’, Big Red Tent is where you should be. They have campgrounds in Khapoli, Kolad and Vasind, all less than 2 hours from Mumbai and Pune; an amazing location for the urban folk (Mumbai + Pune) to try and enjoy the outdoors as much as they can in the monsoon. Their monsoon setup promises to deliver a more private camping experience where you are sheltered from the elements and yet can enjoy a close connect with the outdoors.

To check out their website, click here.


Water babies and sea lovers, this adventure sport training company will help you get your diving license. Lacadives has pioneered diving in India, setting up the country’s first dive centre and (recreational) diver training facility in Kadmat, Lakshadweep in 1995. Since then Lacadives expanded its operations to the Andaman and Nicobar Island. Currennty, Lacadives operates dive centres in Wandoor and Chidiya Tapu in the Andaman Islands, with mainland training centres in Mumbai and Bangalore. Their affiliation with some of the leading island research and conservation organizations ensures that your experience is a memorable one. They also conduct regular, staff-accompanied live-aboard trips to the top dive destinations in Asia.

To check out their website, click here.

Life Away From Life


Life Away From Life creates trips in some way or another related to nature and tries to give patrons a chance to explore the hidden enthusiasts within themselves. If trekking in Nagaland is part of your things-to-do list, then Life Away From Life is organizing it for you. A land of green valleys, streams and rivers, high mountain ranges, Nagaland has abundant scenic beauty. Before the year ends, visit this narrow strip of mountain territory with Life Away From Life and head for a 3-hour trek to Japfu Peak located in Kohima. Overnight stay in tents, trek to the second highest peak in Kohima (3048 mts. tall), home to the tallest rhododendron (130 ft in height), view of scenic snow clad Himalayan ranges, visits to the war cemetery, craft centre, museums, species markets, Kisama heritage village and more form part of this 5 days 4 nights trip to Nagaland.

For bookings and more details, check out their website here.

Treks N Rapids

Treks ‘n Rapids has a portfolio that covers virtually every imaginable adventure sport performed in handpicked offbeat destinations across India and the sub-continent. Their repertoire also includes corporate outbound training programmes, adventure sports programmes for kids, certificate programmes in adventure sports, adventure gear stores and self owned properties like campsites and resorts. Choose from extreme sports like bungee jumping, mountain biking, snow skiing, trekking and hiking, aero sports, wildlife safaris, marine sports and more.

To check out their website, click here.


Wild Escapes

Wild Escapes comprises a team of highly motivated and dedicated adventurers who enjoy sharing their experiences and knowledge with others by organizing adventure and leisure trips. Choose from their upcoming Brahmaputra Rafting Expedition, a tour of Bhutan, rafting in Rishikesh or motorcycling your way in Arunachal Pradesh.

To check out their website, click here.

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