About Mumbai

The metropolitan Mumbai is every time pictured as the city on the move. Quite literally, the city continues its active course in the day and night as well. Enjoying the compact blend of the traditional and the modern, this commercial capital of India is the dream destination for many tourists. The glamour and glitz of Bollywood in this city is an added attraction of Mumbai city tour. The spectacular array of Victorian buildings, the seaside rendezvous of the retreating beach and the maze of alleyways make Mumbai a magical tour to experience.

Mumbai Tour Attractions

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
The iconic heritage of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly known as Victoria Terminus is an outstanding specimen of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in India. Popularly and colloquially known as VT station, this world heritage building marks the westernmost end point of Central Railways of India.

Gateway of India
Mumbai TourMumbai's most striking archway, Gateway of India, an Indo Saracenic structure was designed by George Wittet. It was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India in 1911. Tourists visit this heritage gate to cruise 9 km south west towards Elephanta Island.

Elephanta Caves
As tourists are ferried from the Gateway of India, they encounter the seventh-century rock-cut temples of Elephanta. Named by a Portuguese as island Elephanta after he discovered a large stone elephant near the shore, these world heritage caves present the ancient heritage and are a must visit attraction to begin the Mumbai city tour.

Marine Drive and Chowpatti Beach
Chowpatti Beach is another iconic sight of Mumbai tour. Tourists from different regions turn up to this beach and experience multitude of people and beachside vendors offering specialties of Bhelpuri and Kulfi alongside the mesmerizing Arabian Sea. Marine Drive, a beautiful boulevard is fondly called as the Queen’s Necklace for the illuminated C shaped arc along the natural bay at night.

Juhu Beach
Mumbai Tour
Juhu, famous for a suburban beach is a great favourite amongst tourists. One can relish famous Mumbai’s street food in Juhu with innumerable food counters alongside beach. Many tourists make it a point to visit the beach when they come to Mumbai, as it is a relatively free space in the city, although it does get crowded in the evenings and weekends.

Mani Bhavan
Mani Bhawan used to serve as a retreat for Mahatma Gandhi during his visits to Mumbai between 1917 and 1934. Now, this heritage building is converted into a simple museum where the belongings of Mahatma Gandhi including his books are exhibited.

Prince of Wales Museum
Colloquially known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Prince of Wales Museum is Mumbai’s biggest and best museum exhibiting terracotta figurines from the Indus Valley, impressive Hindu and Buddhist sculpture, miniature paintings, porcelain and some particularly vicious weaponry. Projected as a melting pot of Islamic, Hindu, Jain and British architecture, this museum was inaugurated in 1923 to commemorate King George V’s first visit to India in 1905, while he was Prince of Wales, hence the name Prince of Wales Museum. This unique building was designed by George Wittet who also conceived and designed the Gateway of India.

Dhobi Ghat
This is nothing but a 136 year old open air laundromat settlement near Mahalaxmi. Dhobi Ghat is also considered Mumbai’s oldest and biggest human power washing machine, beating dirt out of clothes in 1026 open air troughs. Tourists visit this site to capture the rhythmic actions of washer men dedicated towards their job.

How to reach Mumbai
  • By Air – Mumbai is another most preferred city for international tourists. Most flights from different international zones operate towards destination Mumbai.
  • By Road – It takes three hours from Pune to reach Mumbai.

  • By Railways - Mumbai is effectively connected with the rest of the country & is a part of Central railways hub. It also runs on a network of local train service.

Climate of Mumbai – The weather of Mumbai is hot and humid. The pleasant time to visit this metropolitan is during November to March.

Excursions of Mumbai Tour

Lonavala & Khandala
The twin hill resorts of Lonavala and Khandala are one of the most availed excursions from Mumbai. Located in the Sahyadri’s dramatic landscape, a visit to these hill stations provide tourists a contrasting relief in the form of verdant mountains and wishful waterfalls.

Matheran
Welcome to the no vehicle zone of Matheran, an eco sensitive hill station. This doesn’t mean that tourists cannot avail any transportation. They surely can hop onto the Mountain Railway from Neral to visit Matheran, where many panoramic points and exotic scenery are waiting to be explored during the scenic train journey. The 38 designated look-out points and miles of quiet walks here make it a nice resort for trekking.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Kanheri Caves
Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Kanheri Caves comprise a protected 104 sq km stretch of green hills and forests. As the name suggests, the national park accommodates abundant flora and fauna. The main attraction in this wildlife resort is the famous Lion Safari. Kanheri Caves on the other hand comprise the cave circuit of Maharashtra. The cave complex features 109 caves belonging to 2nd and 9th century as viharas (monasteries) and chaityas (prayer halls).

Karnala Bird Sanctuary
Located 61 km away from Mumbai, Karnala is a birdwatchers’ paradise allowing them to capture the sight of variety of bird species including rare species of Ashy Minivet, three toed kingfisher and Malabar Trogon. Apart from them, tourists can catch views of over 150 bird species.


Where to stay
Hotel Fariyas Sahara Star Grand Sarovar Premiere
Hotel Peninsula Grand Hotel Bawa International Hotel Sea Princess
Hotel Airlines International Chateau Windsor Hotel Bawa Regency
Ramee Guestline, Khar Kohinoor Continental Best Western Hotel Sahil
Ramee Guestline Hotel Hotel Transit Juhu Hotel
Hotel Imperial Palace Le Royal Meridien Hotel Kings International
Hotel Parle International The Oberoi Hotel Archana Residency
Ramee Guestline Hotel Bawa Continental Hotel Marine Plaza
Hotel Bandra Residency Hotel Bawa Suites Hotel Heritage
Garden Hotel Hotel Columbus Hotel Ritz
Hotel Causeway Hotel Manama Marigold Residency
Milan International, Hotel Sea Sands, Mumbai Hotel Sun-N-Sheel
Host Inn International Hotel Godwin Hotel Astoria
Hotel Golden Swan Hotel Galaxy Hotel Highway Residency
Hotel Harbour View Hotel Hill Top Hotel Juhu Plaza
Hotel Metro Palace Hotel Metro International Hotel Midland
Hotel Mina International Hotel Park View Hotel Orritel West
Hotel Prasad International Hotel Rajhans Hotel Rosewood
Hotel Satkar Residency Hotel Samraj Hotel Sea Palace
Hotel Strand Hotel Singhs International Hotel Suba Palace
Hotel Suresha Hotel Supreme Heritage Marriot Lakeside Chalet
Novotel Hotel Park Plaza Royal Palms Railway Hotel
Royal Garden Hotel Renaissance Mumbai Hotel & Convention Centre Sea Green Hotel
Sarve Huts Vivanta by Taj – President, Mumbai, Citizen Hotel
Grand Hyatt Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport Hotel Ameya
Hotel Fition Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Krishna Palace Residency
ITC Hotel Grand Central Sheraton & Towers ITC Hotel Grand Maratha Sheraton & Towers JW Marriott Hotel
Ramada Plaza Palm Grove Royal Palms Estate Sun n Sand
Taj Lands End Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Taj Wellington Mews
The Ambassador The Emerald The Gordeon House Suites
The International by Tunga The Lalit The Legend
The Mirador Hotel The Orchid Hotel The Paradise by Tunga
The Regale by Tunga The Residence Hotel & Convention Centre The Resort Hotel
The Retreat The Shalimar Hotel The Suba Galaxy
The Westin Mumbai Garden City Trident Nariman Point Trident, Bandra Kurla
U Tan VITS Hotel West End Hotel
ZOIA Mountain Spa & Resorts    

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