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Things To Know Before Your Trip To Mumbai

Things To Know Before Your Trip To Mumbai

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Mumbai, popularly known as the Bollywood City is a 24*7 running city. Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra and is also known as film city. Mumbai is a city where people never loose, either they will learn with their deeds or they win.

As summer vacations have just knocked out our doors so everyone have some plans, here we a superb city this time for you to enjoy that is ‘Aamchi Mumbai’. The places which you can enjoy in Mumbai or nearby to it includes Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Colaba Causeway Market, Juhu Beach, Victoria Terminus, Film City, Haji Ali, Banganga Tank, Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, Dharavi Slum, Marine Drive,Prince of Wales Museum, Siddhivinayaka Temple, Essel World, Chor Bazaar, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Kanheri Caves, Mahalakshmi Temple, Mount Mary Church, Rajabai Clock Tower, Kamla Nehru Park, Veermata Jijabai Udyan, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Aksa Beach, St. Thomas Cathedral, Crawford Market, Powai Lake, Jehangir Gallery, St. George Fort, Worli Sea face, Global Vipassana Pagoda, Nehru Science centre, Walk of stars and many more other locations.

All the places you see there will seem feel that you have already seen just because most of the Indian movies have all these locations. Now we have some detailed information regarding few places mentioned in below paragraphs.

1. Gateway of India

Gateway of India was established in 20th century and it’s about 85feet in height. It is situated near Apollo Bunder area, in South Delhi.  It is one of the famous picnic spot with your family and friends; you can spend a quality time near it with cool breezes due to nearer to sea shore. The best visit timing to go there is in evening or in night; you can also enjoy a peaceful boating over there. Special time to enjoy this location is during monsoon. You can see approx thousands of peoples enjoying there in the evening time daily. For photogenic peoples it’s really a tremendous place to click your pics. So sure you will spend a great time with your loved ones there.

Things To Know Before Your Trip To Mumbai

2. Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves is one of the caves temple of Lord Shiva and situated about 10 km far from the Mumbai. The temple was constructed in approx 5th & 6th century is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the carvings made on the rock shows the life of lord Shiva and his different roles which he plays on earth. To reach Elephanta caves you can go via boat from Gateway of India. It’s really amazing to enjoy the hilarious activities of monkeys in the caves and the jaw dropping scene is to watch the Trimurti sculpture in the middle of main hall. It will surely be a superb experience of your trip. Some other details regarding the other locations is mentioned below in next paragraph.

Things To Know Before Your Trip To Mumbai

3. Marine Drive

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road is popularly known as Marine Drive in Mumbai. Marine Drive is C shaped and covers a long walking distance between Nariman Point and Babulnath. The best part to enjoy there is the sunrise and sunset in laps of the huge sea. Thousands of Peoples used to come for long walks there in the evening. One of the nearby famous locations also attracts the tourists named as the Chowpatty Beach, where people can enjoy the famous snacks of Mumbai like pav bhaji, bhelpuri, paani puri and many others. It’s really one of the best part of journey to enjoy the evening there and feel the cool breezes.

Things To Know Before Your Trip To Mumbai

4. Haji Ali

Haji Ali is one of the sacred places for muslims near to worli, Mumbai. It is one of the live examples for Indo-Islamic architecture. The Mosque is surrounded by water and the ‘qwallis’ performed there make the environment more pure. Almost all the peoples of different religions go there and pray for their wishes and loved ones. Surely it will be a peaceful and religious place to spend some quality time.

Things To Know Before Your Trip To Mumbai

To execute the plan of your trip you must contact to your nearby tour and travel agencies. Reaching Mumbai is really easy for everyone because this city is very well connected from Domestic and International Flights. One can also access by train and if you prefer luxury then you can book Maharaja Express Train as it is the most popular luxury train in India and several awarded.

The Fool-Proof Itinerary For Your Travel To The City Of Mumbai

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Mumbai is everything from fascinating and exciting. The city feeds the curiosity of the intrigued travellers and never fails to impress any visitor. From being the colourful extravagant modern city to still having the touch and feel of old ancient India, Mumbai is definitely a city worth venturing to.

From towering buildings, huge malls, amazing beaches and everything appealing to a traveller’s wandering eye, the city of Mumbai (or Bombay, as the older citizens like to call it) is an exciting beautiful city which makes it to the bucket list of every travel enthusiasts. The seat of Bollywood and home to some of the richest and also the poorest in India, Mumbai also displays and offers a rich assortment and variety in terms of its cuisine making it a perfect tourist spot. The most travelled to city from or to Mumbai is the national capital New Delhi as a result of which Delhi to Mumbai flights are always readily available everyday.

When the course of your vacation weighs more in terms of the time you have in your hands than the money, being in the right place at the right time is crucial. Make a plan, stick to the plan and you will have a blast You may divide your time based on the following.


Visit the beaches on some days and on the other, skip the hotel breakfast and scout online for the best hotels in and around the place you stay and the food will not be a disappointment.


This is the time you’ll be spending most time going around the city for sightseeing and all the other purposes. You can plan out your visits as such that instead of sightseeing the whole city in bits for two, three days, you can dedicate one full day to the northern region of the city and on the next day hit the other part of the city, thus saving you heaps of time. The traffic of Mumbai is never to be underestimated! There is no ‘rush hour’ in the the city. The city extends its rush hour to the whole 24 hours of the day.


During the evening you can either go shopping in the street market and check out the latest trendiest stuff that is being sold for a cheap rate or seek out for some of the best street food seeking the help of some locals. Mumbai is known for being the home to the best street food in India. You will also find street food stalls lined up outside every major landmark or places to visit in Mumbai.


If you have not already heard about the nightlife of Mumbai than you are in for a treat. Nightlife is a disappointment in most Indian cities which is one reason many people resort into private partying but if you are new to the city without any friends, chances are that you would not be invited to any of the private parties, as the only acquaintance you would have made is your neighbour in the flight and even if he/she welcomes you to theirs, it is not a very good idea. Head over to one of the nightclubs in mumbai and have the time of your life. The music never stops and as long as you have the will to party, the party shall go on!