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  • Being a port city, cruises from Mumbai serve as a really fun way to travel. Whether it is travelling to a different city or country from here, or just an excursion into the Arabian Sea, a Mumbai cruise expedition is something a person must experience at least once in their lifetime. You can take a cruise from Mumbai that takes you directly to the city of Superlatives, Dubai. Or maybe if you have a little something romantic on Mind, the cruises from Mumbai also go to amazing destinations like Maldives and Malaysia. Maybe you can take it to spend some time away with your partner from the eyes of civilization and connectivity, and that too for a whole week. 

    And if not that, you can opt for any of the cruise packages from Mumbai to go to other favourite destinations of India, like a cruise to Goa or Kochi, or one that goes to both the destinations. And that is not all, as the option of getting on a cruise for a simple day out is also available. You can choose to have a candlelight dinner on a Mumbai cruise or can embark on a scenic journey of the Mumbai Waterfront in a luxury speedboat cruise. You can even take a 2-hour sailing cruise that starts from Gateway of India and anchors in the middle of Arabian Sea for half an hour for you to enjoy complete, uninterrupted and utter bliss.

    With so many options to choose from, here is a guide to let you choose which way you would like to glide on the waves of the Arabian Sea from Mumbai
  • Short Cruise Packages in Mumbai

  • 01Candle Light Dinner Cruise in Mumbai

    Candle Light Dinner Cruise in Mumbai
    • h2 Hours
    • lMumbai
    • NNNNN478 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6512381
    • 24,999
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    About the Activity:

    • Arrive with your partner at the Gateway of India and set off on a cruise on the waves. As you board the ship, you will be welcomed on board with a glass of wine or fruit champagne.
    • Gaze into the open sea with nothing but the cooling sea breeze amidst luxury of a yacht that is equipped with a 2 BHK, Pantry upper deck and lower deck. 
    • The sailing experience lasts for two hours (6 PM to 8 PM) and gets you back to Gateway of India in all pomp and splendor!
    • For a true romantic candle light dinner cruise in Mumbai with your loved one, take to the alluring shores of Arabian Sea in Mumbai. 
    • You can either select Grand Soliel 45 or Ferretti 550, as your Sailing yacht. 
  • 02Luxury Speed Boat Cruise in Mumbai

    Luxury Speed Boat Cruise in Mumbai
    • h2 Hours
    • lMumbai
    • NNNNN30 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6512381
    • 18,000
    • Book Now

    About the Activity:

    • The waterfront charm of the city of Mumbai cannot be overstated,discover the charm by cruising in Mumbai waters on a luxury speed boat. 
    • Arrive at the tourist attraction of Gateway of India and head to Jetty No.5.
    • Once comfortably seated, you zip off on the blue waters. Catch the mesmerising sight of the horizon along with clusters of green. Leave the stresses of the world behind as you drift further away. After some time of cruising, the speed boat will be anchored for half-an-hour where you can enjoy the therapeutic aura and sights of the sea.
    • The boat will anchor at a location for an hour during which you will be able to enjoy the beauty of the sea even more!
  • 03Leisure Cruise from Mumbai

    Leisure Cruise from Mumbai
    • h2 Hours
    • lMumbai
    • NNNNN32 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6512381

    About the Activity:

    • On a balmy day, take to the fine art of sailing with a leisure cruise in Mumbai over the mesmerising Arabian Sea. 
    • Your luxurious and laidback cruising experience begins as you arrive at the Gateway of India about 10 minutes before your booked slot.
    • Hop on to Jetty No.5 and prep up for an exciting experience. You will have to sing an indemnity form and be given life jackets. Post that, set cruising and discover the charms of the Mumbai waters under the guidance of a Skipper.
    • The cruise will take you over the waters of the Arabian Sea and anchors for half an hour before heading back to land.
    • As you arrive back at the Gateway Of India, your stunning escapade draws to a stunning close.
    • Price is for a group of 4-6 people.
    • Timings: 7am to 6pm
    • This activity is not available in Monsoons
  • 04Luxury Sailing in Mumbai

    Luxury Sailing in Mumbai
    • h2 Hours
    • lMumbai
    • NNNNN31 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6512381
    • 11,500
    • Book Now

    About the Activity:

    • Get your style and groove mode on and head on over the Arabian Sea for an unforgettable sailing experience in MacGregor Internation Cabin Sail Boat - accommodating upto 5 people.
    • Arrive at the Gateway of India, 10 minutes before your booked slot and embark on teh boat which will take you to your assigned cabin yacht.
    • Be swept away to your cabin yacht that is adorned with plush interiors. Post which; you drift further away into the magical waters. 
    • Have a complete indulgence of senses as you also dig into your brunch and enjoy a glass of fruit champagne.
    • The yacht will drop you back at the Gateway of India, post which this stunning experience will have come to an end.
  • Other Cruises From Mumbai

  • 05Mumbai to Dubai

    Mumbai to Dubai

    You can sail on a cruise from Mumbai to the magical and mystical land of Dubai! The best two market cities of the world are connected by a cruise liner that sails over the currents of the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman to land you in the lap of luxury at Dubai.

    As you set sail, you will be able to see the coast of Oman, where you can look for the famous Sultan’s palace and also witness the national museum. The cruise stops here overnight before going onwards to the capital of Bahrain, Manamah.  Explore the markets here and sail onwards to Doha, the capital of Qatar. Witness the ambitious project of Pearl, an artificial island spanning 985 acres. This growing metropolis is the melting pot of cultures from across the world.

    From hereon, the cruise will progress for its overnight halt at Abu Dhabi, the capital city and commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates.  Explore the rapidly progressing infrastructure of this city and head on towards the final destination of Dubai. Discover the grandeur and splendor of this market city that is famous world over for its abundant gold and electronic markets. This What to do 11 day cruise package, comes to its thundering close as you disembark at Dubai.

    What to see in Dubai: Attractions of Dubai

    What to do in Dubai: Amazing Things to do in Dubai

    Where to stay in Dubai: Resorts in Dubai

  • 06Mumbai to Goa Cruise

    Mumbai to Goa Cruise

    Head off on a cruise from Mumbai to the sunny beaches of Goa. These cruise packages depart from Ballar Pier and head to the coastal beauties on a 2-3 days cruise packages from Mumbai. As soon as you set sail from the dust and pollution laden city, you will be welcomes by the fresh sea and salt sprays. 

    Sail on the high seas where you will not see land for miles ahead and then you will be welcomed by the coconut fronds and palm tree-lined shores of Goa. Set foot on the powdery white sands and let this amazing and upbeat destination soothe your stress and give you memories of happiness and enjoyment.

    Sample the wonderful foods of Goa and down them with the coconut/palm Feni or the local brew of King’s beer. This will surely be an experience that you are unlikely to forget in a hurry!

    Guidelines for the cruises from Mumbai:

    1. Carry sun proofing kit that includes a sunscreen, hats, and  sunglasses as the reflected sunlight of the ocean is slightly more harmful than the normal.

    2. Carry all the relevant travel documents like passport, visa and a valid proof of identity.

    3. Make sure that you are connected to someone onboard if you disembark at a port.

    4. Ensure that you are inoculated and satisfy the guidelines for sound physical and mental health.

    5. Carry medications and water purifying tablets.

    Note: At the time of research, the cruise services from Mumbai to Goa were defunct. The booking for Mumbai to Dubai cruises are for the year 2018. The page will be updated as soon as we receive any update on the same.

    What to see in Goa: Attractions of Goa

    What to do in Goa: Things to do in Goa

    Where to stay in Goa: Resorts in Goa

  • 07Mumbai to Kadmat Islands and Goa

    Mumbai to Kadmat Islands and Goa

    When bored of beaches in Mumbai sail away from the port of Mumbai and head into the surf of the Arabian Sea all the way to the shores of the Lakshadweep group of islands. The archipelago is a collection of 36 gorgeous islands that are bordered by white sands are located 300km off the coast of Kerala. This cruise over the high seas-right into the lap of these virgin and unspoilt islands is a surefire way to bring all your romantic dreams to life.

    This cruise lasts for three days and will bring you to Lakshadweep on day 02. You can drive into the town to the islands of Bangaram, Kadmat and Agatti and see the unspoilt beauty of the coastal life and vast ocean that had been your home for the past day rise before you. While on this islet, it is imperative that you try your hand at snorkelling and scuba diving for these coral fringed islands are reputed to be bordered by one of the cleanest seas in the world and will give you an opportunity to see the best of undersea life come alive.
  • 08Mumbai to Kochi and Goa

    Mumbai to Kochi and Goa
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    This cruise from Mumbai departs from the Ballard pier and stretches over 3 days.  Cochin or Kochi as its more commonly known as, is the next destination for this amazing cruise liner. Landing at this port of explorers on day 01, this cruise will enable you to explore this stunning port city. Your arrival will be first welcomed by the sight of Chinese fishing nets, an indigenous invention of the people of Kochi.

    The calming sights of this amazing land will definitely charm your heart and soul. While here, you can explore the various historical sites such as, the 400 year old synagogue, mosques, old houses and the relics of yore that indicate a mixture of Portuguese, Indian and Malabari cultures. Sample the sumptuous coastal cuisine, interact with the friendly locals and take in the awesome charms of this vibrant city.

    Pack up your belongings and head to Goa, the tiny state off the coast of Maharashtra that packs in quite a punch! Get down and appreciate the spellbinding wonders that include a rich culture, hippie vibe, pumping music and a lip smacking gourmet culture that is a mix of Indian, Portuguese, Konkani and world sensibilities. Let your feet up at one of the numerous beach shacks, listen to the happy beats and let Goa cast its laid-back ‘Sussegado’ charm on you.  Let the sound of the waves lull you to a calming sleep under the stars before you head back to the city of Mumbai.
  • 09Mumbai to Maldives

    Mumbai to Maldives

    Now, who does not love cruises? If you are in Mumbai and planning to head out for a cruise then this cruise is one of the best cruises from Mumbai.  This time make your vacation a special one as you head out for this amazing cruise from Mumbai to Maldives. 

    Costa Neo Classica cruise liner is all set for the second cruise to Maldives via Kochi. Get ready to experience the best time while you head on this cruise.  This cruise in association with the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) and will take on a cruise for a 4N cruise to Kochi and a 7N cruise to Malé.

    Get ready for the best adventure as you head out on this cruise. Soak in the amazing beauty of the region. Once you reach get ready to visit some of the best places here. Witness the sight of the ocean while you take on this cruise. 

    Drink a glass of champaign or share a laugh with your friends while taking this one of a kind cruise. On the cruise, you will have all the luxuries that one can wish for. It has 654 cabins and suites and can accommodate 1,700 passengers. Additionally, the ship has a casino, theatre, library, discotheque, ballroom, slew of dining options. 

    To make your evenings and day bright they also have a bar, and a wellness center complete with treatment rooms, sauna, a steam room, four Jacuzzis, two swimming pools and a gym. Get ready to experience the best while you take this amazing cruise to Maldives.

    What to see in Maldives: Attractions of Maldives

    What to do in Maldives: Things to do in Maldives

    Where to stay in Maldives: Resorts in Maldives


  • 10Mumbai to Malaysia

    Mumbai to Malaysia
    Another of the great cruises from Mumbai which you should definitely try is the Mumbai to Malaysia cruise. In over a month this cruise takes you to three South Asian countries India, Myanmar, and Malaysia. Get ready to cruise on the amazing Seabourn Odyssey. 

    Each of the suites in the cruise is divided into 13 categories and most of them have private balconies. The suites offer some spacious living area, queen-size bed or two twin beds, dining table for two, walk-in closet, interactive flat-screen television with music and movies, fully stocked bar and refrigerator. Your amazing journey starts from Mumbai, on the western coast of India. After a day at sea, it docks at Mangalore and then further down the next day at Cochin, in Kerala.

    Spend the day in the sea witnessing the beauty of the ocean and then sail to Colombo in Sri Lanka. There you will spend two more days at sea in the Bay of Bengal and then touch the shore of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. On the 10th day, you will reach Rangoon from Port Blair. Then after two days at the sea, you will reach Phuket the most famous beach town in Thailand.

    On the 15th and 16th day you will reach Porto Malai and Port Klang and then continue your cruise to Malacca and Singapore. You will be back to Rangoon. The passengers will spend three days there and then continue to Pulau Pangkor. On the 32nd day, they will disembark in Singapore. Make your vacation a special one while you take this wonderful cruise.

    What to see in Malaysia: Attractions of Malaysia

    What to do in Malaysia: Activities to do in Malaysia

    Where to stay in Malaysia: Resorts in Malaysia

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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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