Once an amalgamation of seven different fishing colonies, Mumbai
is one of the most stunning cities in the world. Call it the dream city or the
hub of Indian economy, the film capital or the melting point of several
cultures, this metropolis will always outshine any other city in the country.
While the rich history and golden past of the city attract
visitors from almost all the corners of the world, its vastness makes it
difficult for the visitors to visit most of the important tourist spots within
a day. Well, for such situations, one can avail the Mumbai Darshan bus
services and make it to the maximum number of important tourist spots within
In addition to the bus ride through most of the major important
landmarks, the presence of an experienced guide during the ride will give you
an insight about all the Mumbai Darshan places. Breaks within the ride,
interaction with other travellers and the visit to an array of tourist spots
around the city makes this bus ride a must to experience. If you are planning
for a visit to this dream city, here is what you should know about Mumbai
Darshan route, itinerary and other details:
Mumbai Darshan services are available throughout the week.
As the ride revolves around the city, it starts quite early in the morning. Bus
rides usually starts at around 07:00 AM and is available till 09:00 AM. On an
average, the ride takes around 12-14 hours to complete and takes the visitors
through some of the most important tourist places in the city.
Mumbai Darshan pickup points are scattered throughout
various corners of the city. Be it the central, eastern, western or any other
parts of Mumbai, you can always have a pickup point close to your stay.
Here are some of the important pickup points: Andheri, Bandra,
Bhandup, Bhayandar, Borivali, CBD Belapur, Chembur, Dadar, Dhaisar, Ghatkopar,
Goregaon, Jogeshwari, Kalamboli, Kalwa, Kamothe, Kandivali, Kanjurmarg,
Kashmira, Khar, Kharghar, Kopar Khainar, Lalbaug, Malad, Mankhurd, Mira Road,
Mulund, Mumbai Central, Nerul, Panvel, Parel, Poisar, Sanpada, Santacruz,
Shanti Nagar, Sheetal Nagar, Silver, Sion, Thane , Vashi, Vikroli, and Vile
Usually, all the buses for Mumbai Darshan start from their
respective depots, and after the pickup of all the participants, the buses take
their first stoppage at around 09:30 AM near the Siddhivinayak Temple. Here
onwards, they move towards the Nehru Science Centre in Worli by around 11:00
AM, followed by Marine Drive at around 12:30 PM.
After Marine Drive, almost all the Mumbai Darshan buses follows
the route to Colaba, where the visitors can have lunch by 01:00 PM. Post this,
they take the visitors towards Apollo Bunder in South Mumbai by around 01:45 PM
and after a quick visit of the vicinity the buses turn towards the Mahatma
Gandhi Road by 02:30 PM.
Approximately by 03:30 PM, all the buses takes a halt near the
port, where the visitors can enjoy a short boat ride and continue with the
other Mumbai Darshan places. Post this, buses head towards Walkeshwar,
Napean Sea Road and Breach Candy. Before making their final move to Juhu Beach
through the Bandra-Worli Sea Link at around 06:30 PM, the buses also make it to
the Mahalaxmi Temple. With your arrival at the beach, Mumbai Darshan
tour comes to an end.
Important sites during Mumbai Darshan: