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Mumbai Tour Packages

Explore the vibrant city of Mumbai on a holiday to see for yourself the enthralling tourist attractions which lures so many travelers every year. Fondly known as the City of Dreams, Mumbai is one of those cosmopolitan metros of India which has something for everyone. The eclectic mix of culture, heritage and modernity dwelling side by side in Mumbai makes it special. From designer labels to street markets, high end restaurants to the vada pav food vendor by the street, towering skyscrapers to the urban slums, Mumbai is one of those iconic cities that possesses a perfect amalgamation of everything that describes India. It is home to the colorful Bollywood industry as well as the center of all financial trade and investments in the country.
The best Mumbai Tour Packages offers the perfect chance to explore the vibrant culture, cuisine and lifestyle of the people making it an extraordinary city.

 

Take a look at the hues of orange as the sun meets the horizon over the Arabian Sea while taking a stroll on the beaches in Mumbai. Splurge your money to add the new trends of fashion from Mumbai’s shopping malls and street shops. Visit Essel World to have a meet with thrill and excitement or visit the Film City to take a peek into the world of Hindi cinema. Pay your reverence at the famous Siddhivinayak Temple or Haji Ali Dargah or visit the Prince of Wales Museum to look at the finest specimens of rare artworks, sculptures etc. Enjoy the never ending parties till the sun rises or go see the Gateway of India that symbolizes the astonishing experience of Mumbai. So take a trip of your own to believe all the marvelous things written about Mumbai. Take a look at the best collection of our Mumbai tour packages here.

Popular Packages

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  Trip to Tapola in Maharashtra 2D 1N ₹ 1575 5.0 star View Details
  Jungle Resort Amba Leisure Stay and Safari 3D 2N ₹ 5841 4.0 star View Details
  Tadoba Tiger Safari, Chandrapur 3D 2N ₹ 14000 4.0 star View Details
  Adventure Activities at Amba Ghat 3D 2N ₹ 3800 3.0 star View Details
  Jungle Adventure in Dandeli 3D 2N ₹ 2750 4.0 star View Details
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    Trip to Tapola in Maharashtra
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    About the Activity with Details: Tapola a tiny hamlet in the west is also known as mini Kashmir Tapola. Apart from all other attraction points, Shivsagar Lake is something that makes this place a ‘Hit’ for all its visitors.Enthral in various water adventures available...

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    Ratnagiri
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:Jungle Resort Amba; a paradise for those who yearns to enjoy all the marvels of nature.Stay in the jungle resort for 3 days and 2 nights; feast on the untouched beauty of Mother Nature.Go for a fascinating safari that also includes nature walk, jung...

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    Chandrapur
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Destinations: One among the 43 Project Tigers in the country, the Taboda Andhari Tiger Reserve in the Chandrapur distrit of Maharashtra is the oldest and the largest National Parks in the entire state and is best known for Tadoba Tiger Safari. Located centra...

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    Kolhapur
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the activity : Your next holiday plans need to be set with an array of adventure activities at Amba Ghat! The lush greenery and the misty mountains allure you to a trance like state, so ensure to indulge in nature photography while you are here. Located on the Ratn...

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    Dandeli
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    About the activity with details:  If you love the outdoors and enjoy scouring the depths of the jungle then it is time for you to head for an exciting jungle adventure in Dandeli with your family and friends! The exotic jungle area of this place offers a wide array of...

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    Koyananagar
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the activity / tour with details: Koynanagar is nested in the Western Ghats, this place maintains a pleasant climate throughout the year. Pleasure yourself with a stunning view of Ozarde Waterfall with Koynanagar trip. Pay visit to another major attraction spot ...

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    Raigad
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Cool breeze, mellow acoustic ringing, the smell of the sea mixed with a smokey barbecue The Little Gig Escape is  what you have been craving for.Join the good people as they host the most intimate gigs next to a beach, complete with good food, good wea...

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    Kutch district
    d4 Days n3 Nights

    About The Activity: Located at the Indo-Pak Border, the Great Rann of Kutch or the world’s largest salt desert, the Great Rann of Kutch is a paradise for the holiday seekers. With this 4 days’ tour to this part of Gujarat, you will get to witness its vastness and a...

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    About the Activity: Delight in the Konkan beauty of this region – while embarking on this sightseeing tour with friends and family.Feel your heart racing as you indulge in various water sports like water scooter, bumpy ride, banana ride and parasailing at Tsunami I...

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    Sangli
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the activity :  Enjoy a fun and exciting stay and jungle safari in Chandoli with your family and friends on your next vacation and discover the exotic wildlife in the area! Grab your cameras and gear and head to the lush, evergreen forested areas of Chandoli nat...

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    Malvan
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity: Konkan is well-renowned for its picturesque beauty, and scuba diving here just made everything more thrilling.Scuba diving amid greenery, coconut trees, virgin beaches, waterfalls, mountains, and lush green valleys are bound to be a euphoric exp...

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    Malvan
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:The pristine beach-side Malvan is an ideal escape with family and friends for a weekend of tantalizing adventure.Glistening waves offer enthralling parasailing and water sports experiences in this sun and sand paradise!You can even opt to embark on an...

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    Nagpur
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:Umred Karandala, a wildlife sanctuary near Nagpur recently came into lime light due to migration of a famous tiger from Nagzira wildlife sanctuary named Jay.The handsome hunk “Jay” is currently one of the most royal tigers in central India and is ce...

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    Chandrapur
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the Activity:Explore India’s exotic wildlife with a tour to the famous Tadoba wildlife sanctuary in Chandrapur! Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve is a pristine and unique eco-system situated in the Chandrapur district of the Maharashtra State of India. The reserve co...

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    Matheran
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Destination:   Matheran, a hill station located about 90km from Mumbai, is a sought after holiday destination in Maharashtra.  Declared as an eco-sensitive region by the Ministry of Environment and Forest of the Government of India, it is indeed the only hil...

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Attractions

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Dharavi Slum

Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum, invites many curious eyes because of the sheer vastness of it. It is counted among one of the places to visit in Mumbai because of the slum houses as many as a million people crammed in pint-sized houses, dirty bylanes, open drains, and extremely filthy living conditions in average.

Located in the very heart of Mumbai, the Dharavi slum stretches between two of Mumbai’s major rail lines, which is what makes it such a convenient location to travel for work for the folk who live here. In a city where rents are sky high, Dharavi offers rather low rent for people who move into the city.

You can find a room complete with a cooking gas and a small colour TV for as low as 185 rupees a month. Dharavi has many small-scale businesses thriving, manufacturing everything from garments to pots and pans. The products are sold in local as well as international markets, where they are exported.

The annual turnover for these products is as much as 650 million dollars a year. Visit Dharavi to see the lifestyle of those living here, for it is not every day you get to step inside Asia’s largest slum.

Location: Spans over 500 acres in the heart of Mumbai
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Not applicable
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 10.4 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Elephanta Caves

The Elephanta Caves are a major attraction in Mumbai because of its archaeological significance. This is where the caves are located, must have seen early settlements from 2nd century BC. The caves, however, are estimated to have been constructed sometime between 5th and 6th century AD.

One of the biggest caves here measures about 39 metres from the front to the back. The main body of the Elephanta Cave is about 27 square meters, supported by six rows of pillars. The caves show distinct artistic features from the time of its construction.

The caves feature rock-cut architecture, which makes the entire layout of the caves very interesting. The Elephanta Caves have a combination of sculpture art and aesthetic beauty carved into the rock formations.

This is what makes it popular among archaeologists as well as historians, who wish to find out more about the natives who moved on the Gharapuri Island (Elephanta Caves) in 2nd century BC. Come here to experience the ruins of an ancient world on the Elephanta Island, and see the caves and sculptures in their natural surroundings.

Location: Gharapuri, Maharashtra 
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: INR 10 (Indian), INR 250 (foreigner), free (child)
Timings: 9AM-5.30PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 7.3 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Red Carpet Wax Museum

As the name suggests, the Red Carpet Wax Museum is one of those tourist places in Mumbai that one simply cannot miss because the museum showcases lifelike statues of celebrities and prominent people from all walks of life, such as socialites, politicians, world leaders, scientists, social workers etc. The statues are made to be completely alike the person they have been constructed after, giving a very authentic feel to the statue.

Each statue is surrounded by the necessary ambience to give the statue and its theme a complete look and feel. Any individual can pose with the statues in the museum. The museum was constructed over a period of five years after which it opened its doors to the public in December 2016. The wax museum is one of a kind monument in the city of Mumbai, so make sure you drop by and catch a glimpse of it.

Location: 1st Floor, R City Mall, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Amrut Nagar, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year
Entry fee: INR 250 (weekday), INR 350 (weekend)
Timings: 9.45AM-9.30PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 20.5 kms from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Mumbai Dhobi Ghat

A place that’s as unique as it can be, Mumbai’s Dhobi Ghat maintains and lives up to its 140-year-old tradition and profession in the heart of Mumbai city. There are as many as 1026 open “ghats” for washermen to wash clothes in, and almost all of them are occupied at the same time as they beat the dirt out of hundreds and thousands of dirty clothes from the city.

The Mumbai Dhobi Ghat is located very close to the Mahalaxmi railway station. The place is also famed to be the world’s largest washing centre because there’s no such other place for washing clothes in the world. Most of the clothes being washed here come from Mumbai’s hospitals, and hotels.

You can see likes of cleaned clothes and sheets being hung to dry in the open air after they have been thoroughly cleaned. Come here to see a very different face of the city of Mumbai. Lately, it has become a place for tourists to flock in out of sheer curiosity. 

Location: Dr E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: 4AM-7PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 2 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Film City

Home to the film fraternity of the country is perhaps one of the most popular among Mumbai tourist places. The Film City is so vast that more than a thousand sets can be erected here at the same time. Over the last few years, the Film City has become one of the major locations for shooting the Hindi serials.

Film City was built in 1911, under the guidance of veteran actor and producer V. Shantaram. The total area of the place is about 520 acres, built according to the outlines of the film city in California. The film city has elaborate sets of villages, mountains, mansions, gardens, fountains, streams, cities etc. More than 900 Hindi movies and Hindi serials have been shot in the Film City of Mumbai.

The studios are well equipped, complete with the electronic items necessary for shooting and extremely sophisticated instruments that give the kind of quality to the shows shot here, making Bollywood top in the game in the country.

Location: Inside Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagri Main Gate, Post Aarey Milk Colony, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: INR 599-INR 1699 per person
Timings: 10AM-5PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 31.4 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Gateway of India

One of the most visited places in Mumbai, the Gateway of India is counted among Mumbai tourist places that see excellent footfall at any time of the year. The attraction was built by the British in 1919, by the then Governor of Bombay, Sir George Sydenham Clarke, who laid the foundation of the monument in 1911. The plan was approved in 1914, after which construction began. The monument was built to honour the visit of King George V and Queen Mary, who was to arrive at Bombay.

The architectural design of the Gateway of India is done in the Indo-Saracenic style, along with Muslim architectural styles incorporated when it comes to the archways. 
The Elephant Caves are located quite close to the Gateway of India and can be reached via a ferry from here. You can pay the ticket price here and get on a motorboat to reach the Elephant Caves, which takes a little more than an hour to reach, being located 56 kilometres from the monument.

Location: Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Can visit anytime
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 6.4 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central

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Mumbai Dabbawala Center

The dabbawalas of Mumbai have long been a centre of curiosity among the people because of their accurate delivery system that has been never altered its professionalism over the last 125 years. The Mumbai Dabbawala Center is definitely one of the places to visit in Mumbai. The Mumbai Dabbawala Centre originally started out as a one-man army, when a Parsi banker wanted to eat homemade food and gave this task to Mumbai’s first dabbawala.

His idea was appreciated by others and soon, more office goers joined in the demand for home cooked food that had to be delivered in office, giving rise to a business that has famously become a case study in universities across the world, who try to learn and decode the Mumbai Dabbawalas’ exceptional accuracy in delivering the tiffin boxes.

At present, the Mumbai Dabbawala Center has as many as 5000 dabbawalas who deliver food from home to office every day with the kind of constant accuracy they have mastered over more than a century.

Location: 23, Navyug Mansion, Sleater Road, Naushir Bharucha Marg, Opposite Krishna Palace Hotel, Grant Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Not applicable
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 2.1 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Victoria Terminus

Formerly known as Victoria Terminus, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is Mumbai’s outstanding railway station. Although this is a railways station and not primarily counted among places to visit in Mumbai, this building, designed by British architect FW Stevens, sports excellent Victorian Gothic Revival architectural style.

The designs are based on medieval Italian models, known as High Victorian Gothic Design, is remarkable. The domes, corridors, arches, and turrets are therefore distinct and prominently archaic. The construction of the building began in 1878, taking up to a decade to complete. Numerous British architects and Indian craftsmen worked day and night to give the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus the definition of what it is today.

This is why the architectural style doesn’t just boast of Victorian style, there’s a distinctive feature of Indian architecture in the building as well, making it one of the attractions in Mumbai for history lovers and architects who love to study the significance of various architectural styles in the building.

Location: Opposite BMC Building, Dr Dadabhai Naoroji Road, Fort/P D'Mello Road (PF-18), Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Not applicable
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 5 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central

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Traveller Tales From Mumbai

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Dakshayani Naik

09 April 2015

Many unknown and unseen pictures of Mumbai was revealed during our tour. In today's world, we are so much attracted towards all the glamour and hardly bother about those faces who brings us these glamo...

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Fabien Houeto

04 January 2018

Very good and interesting tour. It has an appropriate mixture of daily life insight, local attractions and temples. The guide is also very good with the right amount of information and support.

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Sheela Somayaji

22 November 2017

Bakery, soap making, pappadum making, embroidery and many other professions are followed here. This was indeed a great experience for me.

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Anusuya Gowda

22 November 2017

I did not like too many foreigner visiting this place and this is the only impression that they carry back to their country and speak bad about our country.

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Sarisha Chaturvedi

22 November 2017

Though we were not allowed to take photographs in some places, my mind copied it all. I met some reaaly good people here and got to know more about their struggles.

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Gajadhar Gandhi

22 November 2017

A trip to Dharavi is a guided trip, where experienced guides take through the place. I had a guide with me but a little more patience from him would be better.

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Bhushan Deshpande

22 November 2017

A visit to Dharavi gives the taste of whole India as people of all over the country come to stay here. It can be called mini India. The guide also helped us to know more about the diverse ethnicity.

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Aasha Reddy

22 November 2017

About one million of Mumbai residents live in Dharavi. Obviously their lifestyle and their professions will be different. Recycling, pottery making, embroidery and soap making are few of them. I got a

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Daksha Khanna

22 November 2017

Mumbai is a city of dreams. Many people come here to fulfill their dreams of becoming something. Some of the dreams get fulfilled while others remain in the eyes only. The people who are in the second ...

What You Should Know More About Tours in Mumbai

  • Q. What is the best time to go to Mumbai for holidays?

    Mumbai city is a popular tourist destination all throughout the year. The winter months are ideal for sight-seeing as the days are cool. July and August see a lot of rainfall, while travelling is difficult during the monsoons.

     

    Mumbai monsoons are famous as it is beautiful by the sea. It is also the perfect time to plan treks to Matheran, Lonavala, and Rajmachi.

  • Q. What sort of climate can I find in Mumbai?

    Mumbai has a typical coastal climate with moderate heat and humidity. The winters are mild with temperatures never going below 10 degrees.

     

    The monsoon is the predominant season and is beautiful by the sea but traveling in monsoon can be a problem.

  • Q. Is it safe for solo female travelers to visit Mumbai?

    Mumbai, is the most cosmopolitan city in India. The city is swarming with people at all times and is known as the city that never sleeps. It is considered to be one of the safest cities for women in India.

     

     However, recently there have been a few untoward incidents so it is advised for solo women travelers to avoid lonely lanes and dark alleys during night time.

  • Q. What should my travelling luggage be like? What things must I carry? What sort of

    Depends on the length of your trip you can carry a backpack or a suitcase.

    • The weather is mostly hot and humid so carry comfortable cotton clothes with sunglasses and hat for sun protection.
    • Mosquitoes are a hazard so carry a good quality mosquito repellant. If you plan to do sight-seeing carry comfortable foot wear for long walk.
    • The city is a shopper’s paradise, so it is better to leave some space in luggage for shopping.

  • Q. What all romantic things can be done in Mumbai?

    • The best places for couples to explore together are a late night coffee at Marine Drive.
    • A serene walk on the Worli Sea link with your special someone to enjoy the rising or setting sun.
    • Madh Island is an ideal getaway for couples with its placid waters and mangrove trees.
    • Bandra Fort is another popular place for spending some quality time together.
    • To share a memorable day with your partner a late night drive at the Palm beach road, Navi Mumbai exquisite.
    • The terraced Hanging Gardens are a perfect place to spend some cozy time together.
    • Chota Kashmir, in Goregaon East with its lake and lush green gardens and paddle boating is one of the most romantic spots in the city.
    • Carter Road is another hangout spot for couples alongside Bandstand Promenade for couples.

  • Q. Is it worth visiting Mumbai for adventure?

    There are a number of adventure sports near Mumbai. The city is located at the confluence of Arabian Sea and Western Ghats and has many alluring activities like

     

    • Sailing
    • Rafting
    • Rappelling
    • Kayaking
    • Cycling & trekking

  • Q. Is Mumbai a good option for a family holiday?

    Mumbai has many interesting places to visit with your family.

    • Families can visit the famous sightseeing places in Mumbai like Gate way of India, Haji Ali, Victoria Terminal, Chhatrapati Shivaji Vastu Sanghralaya and Rajabai Tower.
    • A trip to Elephanta caves is interesting for kids as well as adults.
    • The Chowpatty Beach and Juhu are perfect for a quick snack with your family.
    • A picnic to Borivali National Park and visit to Kanhera caves is an interesting day out option.
    • Many amusement parks like Adlabs Imagica, Essel World, Smaash and Snow World are ideal places to go for a one day outing in Mumbai.

  • Q. What kind of accommodation can I find in Mumbai?

    The best area to stay is South Mumbai, as most of the sight-seeing is in this part of the city. The options are

    • 5 star Hotels Taj Palace, Taj land End, Hilton, St Regis, Novotel
    • 3 to 4 Star Hotels. Hotel Kohinoor Elite,Ibis, Hotel Accord
    • Bed and Breakfast. Bentley Hotel ,Hotel Abode, Elphinstone Annexe

  • Q. Which are the must visit beaches in Mumbai?

    There are some of the best beaches in Mumbai with the beautiful view of the sea: 

    • The most famous beaches are Juhu and Chowpatty beach for its bustling crowds and amazing street foods.
    • Marve Beach in Malad is away from city humdrum and is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    • Madh Island beach is known for its serene waters and mangrove trees.
    • Kalamb beach is a hidden gem which is unexplored and is ideal for enjoying a peaceful time in scenic surroundings.
    • Versova Beach and Gorai Beach are good picnic spots with famous local seafood markets.

  • Q. Can I go on cruise or yacht tour in Mumbai? What will be the cost of cruise for one day?

    Cruises from Mumbai are quite popular especially when it's going to one of the fines places around. 

    • Yacht Tours Mumbai, Aquasail and Oyster Sail offer cruises in the waters of Arabian sea with a gentle sea breeze and clear skies.
    • The packages include romantic sailing experiences, beach picnics, yacht parties and cruises to nearby weekend getaway destinations like Mandwa, Alibaug, Elephanta Islands, Khandheri Island, Murud Janjira and Nagaon. They also offer a luxury yacht holiday tour package from Mumbai to Goa and back.
    • If you are looking for a short and quick evening experience, a sunset cruise followed by dinner on the yacht would be ideal for you. For a one day or overnight getaway from Mumbai, you can to sail away to a nearby beach or island, or even stay overnight on a yacht.
    • Aqua sail offers a unique 4 hour tour of Mumbai from the sea and covers many important landmarks. The average cost of a cruise tour can range from 2000 INR to 6000 INR, depending on the type of boat booked.

  • Q. Which all are some famous tourist attractions of Mumbai?

    There's a long list of places to visit in Mumbai

    • The iconic ‘Gate way of India’ on the Mumbai harbor front is a popular tourist haunt and depicts the grandeur of British era.
    • ‘Haji Ali’ the shrine of Saint Pir Haji Ali stands in the middle of Arabian Sea and is a marvel of Indo-Islamic architecture. The Dargah complex is also known for delectable Mughlai cuisine like kebabs and biryani.
    • A trip to Elephanta Island and witness the intricate artwork and carvings in the temples inside elephanta caves. The temples are cut into the rocks with charming patios, corridors and columns.
    • The famous ‘Siddhivinayak Temple’ of Lord Ganesha is known for its alluring architecture and beauty.
    • ‘Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya’ is the most premier art and history museums in India. This is also known as Prince of Wales Museum of India and has rare displays depicting the rich culture and heritage of our nation.
    • ‘Mount Mary Church’ is a quaint and peaceful church located on a hillock in Bandra. A walk during sunset on the famous
    • ‘Chowpatty Beach’ while enjoying the famous Mumbai street food is sure to leave you enthralled.

  • Q. What all activities are best for children in Mumbai?

    There are many places and experiences for kids in Mumbai.

    • Ovalekar Wadi Butterfly garden is an exciting spot for children to observe more than 130 species of colorful and vibrant butterflies.
    • The RBI Monetary Museum will take your child on a historical tour through the evolution of money.
    • A trip to Kanheri caves through Borivali National park is exciting for kids with small Rivulets and waterfalls.
    • Essel World and Adlabs Imagica with its many rides and amusement games is an all-time favorite spot for kids.

  • Q. What sort of nightlife is there in Mumbai?

    Mumbai is known as the city that never sleeps.

    • Nariman Point on Marine drive is a place to hang out and admire the city lights during wee hours.
    • Juhu Chowpatty is open throughout the night and Bademiya in Colaba is best for late night munching.
    • The city is known for its dazzling night clubs from elite Taproom, Olive, Social, Hoppipola to local bars like Gokul and Sunlight for travelers on the budget.
    • The late night movie shows at famous Regal and Metro cinemas for movies buff at pocket friendly rates is quite an experience.

  • Q. Which are some of the best places to do adventure activities in Mumbai?

    There are many activities for adventure lovers in and around Mumbai.

    • The nature lovers can go for one of the many beautiful treks in the Sahyadri Range.
    • Kalsubai Peak is the highest peak in the region and the trekking trail is beautiful.
    • Treks to Ratangad, Rajmachi and Kulung Fort are known for their thrill factor.
    • White water rafting in Kolad, about 3 hours away from Mumbai is an enthralling experience.
    • Waterfall Rappelling in Matheran and Lonavala is for hard core adrenaline junkies. You can do Kayaking in Chowpatty Beach.
    • Go Karting in Smaaash, which has the first multi-level track arena in the country.

  • Q. Which restaurants serve the best food in Mumbai?

    Mumbai cuisine is known for its native, borrowed, refurbished and reinterpreted food.  The trademark Vada Pao, Pao Bhaji, Sev Puri, Bhel are a gastronomic delight for all. The Juhu Beach and Chowpatty are the best places to get these authentic chaats.

    • The Konkan food in Mutton Masala and Tisrya is known for delicious fish curries and sol curry.
    • Try traditional simple yet delectable Maharashtrian meal consisting of Varat Bhat, Usat, thali Peeth and Kharwas in small restaurants in lanes of Dadar.
    • The Udipi restaurants are known for their South Indian food and have outlets in all parts of the city. The Muhammad Ali road for its delectable kebabs and biryanis.
    • ‘Britannia’ ‘Jimmy Boy’ are some of oldest Irani cafes in the old town area.

  • Q. What is the transport in Mumbai?

    Mumbai is the capital city of Maharashtra and has the best public and private transport options available. Booking a cab is the easiest option for tourists. However, for those travelling on budget, local trains are the cheapest and fastest mode of reaching your destination.

     

    However, they are very crowded with people hanging out of the trains.

    Metro trains have also started in some areas. Mumbai's public transport consists primarily of rapid transit on exclusive suburban railway lines augmented by commuter rail on main lines serving outlying suburbs, the bus services of the three municipalities making up the metropolitan area, public taxis and auto-rickshaws, as well as ferry services.

     

    A metro and a monorail system have recently been inaugurated. A commercial Seaplane Service has recently been introduced

  • Q. Where can I do water sports in Mumbai?

    Water sports are most easily accessible in Mumbai because of its abundant coastline. The best places for water sports near Mumbai are:

    • Kundalika River in Kolad for White water Rafting.
    • Kayaking in Chowpatty Beach
    • Sailing in a world class keelboat from Gateway of India
    • Malvan, near Belgaum for deep sea diving and snorkeling
    • Waterfall rappelling in Matheran and Lonavala waterfalls.

  • Q. Can I do a cycling tour of Mumbai? Which places are famous to explore on cycling?

    Cycling tours start early in the morning as the streets are less crowded. Safety is the number one priority on this trip so Bicycle helmets are a must. The highlights of this tour are

    • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, known for its architecture,
    • Crawford Market which is the city’s largest wholesale fruit market
    • Mumbadevi Temple, a historical Hindu temple that Mumbai was named after. You can take a break from your bikes and have a look inside.
    • The market of flowers known as the flower Galli.
    • The scenic Marine Drive along the Arabian Sea and Sassoon Dock
    • The main fish loading and trading center for all of South Mumbai. 
    • The Borivali National Park also has a beautiful trail for cycling with varied flora fauna and small rivulets.

  • Q. Where can I do shopping in Mumbai? What things are must to buy in Mumbai? Which

    Mumbai is a shopper’s paradise for frugal and is known for its street shopping. The best shopping destinations are

    • Linking Road Bandra for latest clothes, bags, footwear at throwaway prices.
    • Hill road and Zaveri Bazaar is known for antique pieces of junk jewellery and trinkets.
    • Fashion Street is the place where you get fake Guccis and Prada at cheap prices. Do look for manufacturing defects.
    • Colaba causeway is fashion lover’s delight with everything from clothes to accessories.
    • Hindmata Market is known for its designer sarees, lehengas and sherwanis.
    • Do visit Chor Bazaar the oldest markets of the city and get good deals on gadgets.

  • Q. Can we go on a historical tour of Mumbai? Which historical places are a must visit in Mumbai?

    Mumbai is one of the busiest cities of the world and has many historical monuments and places to see. Visiting these heritage mornuments is a great option for a one-day outing in Mumbai. 

    • The iconic ‘Gate way of India’ on the Mumbai harbor front is a popular tourist haunt and depicts the grandeur of British era.
    • ‘Haji Ali’ the shrine of Saint Pir Haji Ali stands in the middle of Arabian Sea and is a marvel of Indo-Islamic architecture. The Dargah complex is also known for delectable mughlai cuIsine like kebabs and biryani.
    • A trip to Elephanta Island and witness the intricate artwork and carvings in the temples inside elephanta caves. The temples are cut into the rocks with charming patios, corridors and columns.
    • The famous ‘Siddhivinayak Temple’ of Lord Ganesha is known for its alluring architecture and beauty.
    • ‘Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya’ is the most premier art and history museums in India. This is also known as Prince of Wales Museum of Western India and has rare displays depicting the rich culture and heritage of our nation.
    • ‘Mount Mary Church’ is a quaint and peaceful church located on a hillock in Bandra.
    • Mumbadevi Temple is the oldest temple in the city and it is from this that the city has derived its name.
    • Mahalakshmi Temple on the Arabian Sea was built in16th century and is known for its architecture.

  • Q. Where can I go for Scuba diving near Mumbai? Is it safe?

    Malvan, near Belgaum which is an eight hour journey from Mumbai, is the closest option for deep sea diving. The waters are home to a large variety of fishes found in the Arabian Sea. Turtles, stingrays, stonefish and cobias are easily spotted here.

  • Q. Are there any trekking trails near Mumbai?

    • The famous places for treks around Mumbai are Lohagad Fort which stays covered with mist and clouds and becomes particularly wet with growing moss during the monsoon. It is an easy one day trekking tour.
    • Mahuli fort is situated on a solitary hill on the western face of Sahyadri Range. This makes for a secluded yet one of the most majestic trekking spots.
    • Prabalgad Fort is 50 km from Mumbai. It is located on a plateau close to Matheran.
    • Raigad fort is one of the best treks near Mumbai, with a chance to trek in the night. It’s scary but safe.

  • Q. Where can we go for camping near Mumbai?

    There are several serene places tucked in the Sahyadri Mountains close to Mumbai, which are perfect for a camping trip near Mumbai.

    • Pavana Lake Camp is one of the least explored artificial lake and is a perfect spot for camping, picnics and sightseeing.
    • Camping in Karnala Bird Sanctuary in Panvel is an enchanting experience with swaying palm trees forests and untouched splendor.
    • Camping in Badlapur is enjoyable with sounds of chirping birds and the music of flowing river.

  • Q. Which are some weekend destinations from Mumbai?

    Mumbai is located at a confluence of Western Ghats and Arabian Sea and has amazing places for a short weekend trip.

    • A trip to Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Karjat, Matheran, Lonavala and Khandala to enjoy lush green slopes of mountains and waterfalls. Many adventure activities like trekking, rappelling and river crossing are available for adventure junkies.
    • A trip to Malshej Ghat is the most picturesque trip in Maharashtra with amazing flora and fauna.
    • Alibaug is a hot favorite for a beach holiday.
    • Kolad is famous for white water rafting.

  • Q. Which hill stations are good to visit near Mumbai?

    • Located in the Western Ghats in the state of Maharashtra, Khandala is a popular hill station and a much frequented weekend getaway for the inhabitants of Mumbai and Pune. The town is located at an elevation of 550 meters above mean sea level amidst the lush green hills of the Western Ghats. Due to its close proximity to the populated city of Mumbai it has been one of the most popular hiking and trekking destination.
    • Situated at an elevation of 642 meters above sea level, Lonavala is located in close proximity to the town of Pune and Mumbai. The region was known to be strategically important and was a part of the Mughals for a long period of time. Lonavala also houses several medieval forts that once belonged to the Maratha and the Peshwa empires.
    • A relatively unexplored hill station, Amboli is located in the state of Maharashtra in the Sahyadri Hills. One of the recently popular eco-hotspots, Amboli attracts a lot of visitors through its abundant and unique flora and fauna. The hill town is situated at an elevation of 690 meters above the mean sea level and is best visited during the monsoons. Waterfalls and misty mountains are one of the best attractions that can be witnessed during the monsoons.
    • One of the most enchanting hill stations in Maharashtra, Mahabaleshwar sits at an elevation of 1,438 meters above sea level amidst the Western Ghats. Mahabaleshwar is also considered to be the source of the Krishna River and is said to have been sourced by a mythical cow shaped spout located inside an ancient temple.
    • Located at an elevation of 1,293 meters above mean sea level in the state of Maharashtra, Panchgani is a picturesque hill station in the Sahyadri range. The town was discovered by the British and was developed as a summer resort during the mid-eighteenth century.

  • Q. Where can I go for rafting tour near Mumbai?

    • Located in the mountains of Mahad village in Konkan countryside of Maharashtra, the tiny hamlet of Kolad has since become a site of the amazing adventure of river rafting. The river rafting near Mumbai in Kolad takes place over the Kundalika River.

     

    • Situated on the Vaitarna or Modak Sagar Dam located in the Palghar district of Maharashtra, the river rafting in Vaitarna is an unexplored but an exciting activity.The Vaitarna river is known for its strong and ferocious currents which are perfect for the river rafting adventure. This river rafting near Mumbai typically lasts for about two hours and is a thoroughly adventurous and exciting experience.

  • Q. Where can we go for a wine tour near Mumbai? Is Nashik a good option for a wine tour?

    Nashik is often referred as India's very own Napa Valley. Under an azure blue sky and surrounded by picturesque Western Ghat mountains, Nashik is the home of some of the finest Indian wines. Warmer days and cooler nights, gentle slope, fertile landscape - all these make a perfect setting of a great wine country. Nashik is India's wine capital.

    • Lavish vineyards and well-developed winery infrastructure make Nashik the perfect wine tour destination. If you want to experience first hand the Indian wine growth story and taste some of the finest Indian labels, your quest would certainly bring you to Nashik.
    • Sula Vineyards and Soma Vineyard Resort in Nashik provide wine tasting session with ample information on the techniques of proper wine tasting. A tour of the vineyard estate will show you the grapes from which wine is made and wine factory for the techniques involved in winemaking.

  • Q. Which forts are famous near Mumbai for trekking?


    • Kulang Fort has the highest climb from base to top in Sahyadri ranges. Out of the trio forts. Only this fort can be climbed without technical help. To reach the top one has to climb rock cut stairs, some of which are broken oe were blown away by the British. There are few remnants and water tanks on the fort. One can stay in caves for a night (30 people capacity).
    • Kohoj, the hill fort is situated in Palghar region. One can see this fort while traveling on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway near Manor Naka. This fort is about 12 km from Wada. We will be taking the route which starts from Waghote. This village is located on Manor-Wada route at around 8 km from Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway. One can reach to the top of Kohoj within 3 hrs. from the base village.
    • Located in Lonavala which is just a couple of hours from Pune, Lohgad is one of the best forts to visit during any time of the year. Ideal time to visit Lohgad would be in the winter season. It is always recommended that you start your trek early so that you do not get fatigued quickly.
    • Raigad is a fortified hill fortress situated in the modern day near Mahad, Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. The fort, which rises 820 meters (2,700 ft) above sea level, is located in the Sahyadri mountain range. There are approximately 1400–1450 steps leading to the fort, though today a rope-way exists to reach the top of the fort.

  • Q. Which are some beach destinations near Mumbai for a weekend trip?

    Here are some weekend getaways near Mumbai for a chilled-out weekend:

    • At a distance of 20 km from Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Juhu Beach is situated in the western suburb of Mumbai. Juhu Beach is one of the largest and most popular beaches in Mumbai.
    • At a distance of 4.5 km from Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Chowpatty Beach, officially known as Girgaon Chowpatty, is one of the most famous beaches in Mumbai adjoining Marine Drive in the Girgaum area. This is a popular beach which attracts people of all age groups and also one of the top tourist places in Mumbai.
    • At a distance of 102 km from Mumbai, Alibaug or Alibag is a coastal town and a municipal council in Raigad district of Maharashtra.
    • At a distance of 345 km from Mumbai, Ganpatipule is a small pilgrimage & beach town located in the Ratnagiri district on the Konkan coast of Maharashtra in India.
    • At a distance of 350 km from Mumbai, Ratnagiri is a port city and the district headquarters of Ratnagiri on Arabian Sea coast in southwestern part of Maharashtra.

  • Q. How far is Goa from Mumbai? How to go Goa from Mumbai?

    The distance between Goa and Mumbai is 557 km. It is well connected by road, rail and flight. The drive will take approximately 8 hours. There are about 41 direct trains from Mumbai to Goa. The fastest way to reach Goa is by flight in 1 hour.