The ever throbbing metropolis and the largest city and busiest port of the western coast, Mumbai, often referred to as "Maximum City" or "City of Dreams" is probably the most cosmopolitan Indian city. It is the most populous city in India and the ninth most populous agglomeration in the world. Mumbai is the financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India. It is also one of the world's top ten centres of commerce in terms of global financial flow, It is also the wealthiest city in India, and has the highest GDP of any city in South, West, or Central Asia. Mumbai has the highest number of billionaires and millionaires among all cities in India.Mumbai's business opportunities, as well as its potential to offer a higher standard of living, attract migrants from all over India, making the city a melting pot of many communities and cultures.
Located about 285 km (177 mi) from Mumbai, Mahabaleshwar is a vast plateau measuring 150 km square (58 sq mi), bound by valleys on all sides. Mahabaleshwar is the source of the Krishna River that flows across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. This little hill station reaches a height of 1,439m (4,721ft) at its highest peak above sea level, known as Sunrise Point. Climate of the area is suitable for cultivation of strawberries, in fact Mahabaleshwar strawberry contributes to about 85 percent of the total strawberry production in India.
Goa is a former Portuguese province; the Portuguese overseas territory of Portuguese India existed for about 450 years until it was annexed by India in 1961. It is India's smallest state by area but richest state with a GDP per capita two and a half times that of the country. Goa is visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture. It has rich flora and fauna, wildlife and bird sanctuaries owing to its location on the Western Ghats range, a biodiversity hotspot.
India bike week, in its 5th year, is unquestionably the biggest biking event in India which has participants from all over the country and beyond. Legendary brands from the motoring world supports this unique 2 days biking festival, set at the picturseque Vagator Beach in Goa, taking the biking brotherhood to another level. IBW simply is a must visit for all you die hard bikers out there.