Situated on the west coast, Mumbai is the economic capital of India. The official name of the city is Mumbai but it is still called by its former name Bombay. Every year almost six million tourists visit Mumbai for travelling purposes, it is the 30th most visited location worldwide. There are many gems to visit in the Mumbai city, from visiting the Gateway of India to strolling on the Juhu beach, the vibe of the city is very unique. If you want to explore different cultures and you would like spending some time in a cityscape, then Mumbai is calling you.


Bombay is a city that was governed by a lot of rulers during the course of time, in the 3rd century, it was a part of Ashoka’s empire. By 6th-8th century, the city was ruled by the Chalukyas, who left their mark on Elephanta Island. Later in the times, by 1662, the city was given to the British. Mumbai’s history is as interesting as its streets. The British had a great influence on the city, the Gothic style of architecture in Mumbai can be attributed to the early British rule. You would observe the Portuguese influence on the architecture and the food of the city too.

Things to do (Activities)

Visit the Gateway of India and the marine drive

Gateway of India in Mumbai city is a big-time charmer. Built in the 20th century for the purpose of allowing entry and access to India, the monument today is one of the most visited destinations in Mumbai. When you visit the Gateway of India, do not miss out taking a ferry ride in the sea. It is a one-of-a-kind experience to feel the ocean and the wind.

Visit the Iconic places

You may have heard frequently about some places of Bombay, if you have then you should take out some time to visit these places. Some of the frequently talked places are – Marine drive where you can relax by the sea, Haji Ali where you can visit to find your peace and Siddhivinayak temple which is one of the most iconic destinations in Bombay.

Try the food

Try a variety of food in Mumbai. From the authentic Maharashtrian cuisines to the most experimental foods, you would love the food of Bombay. When in Mumbai city, do take some time out and try the street food of the city, you can also visit different cafes such as Leopold Café to enjoy a particular type of food.

Go for the beaches

Beaches are a major attraction of Bombay. There are some of the most alluring beaches to spend your time and watch the sunrise and the sunset. Some of the beaches that you shouldn’t miss are Juhu Beach, Chowpatty Beach, Aksa Beach, Madh Island Beach, Versova Beach, Marvé Beach, Manori Beach.

Take an extended tour

There are a lot of places close to Mumbai city which are worth visiting, if you are on a long vacation, you can definitely try looping those places in your plan. Some of the places that can be easily visited are Alibag, Matheran and Elephanta Island.

Explore the Film City

Mumbai has always been famous for being the Film city or popularly called as the Bollywood. If you love Bollywood and want to explore that realm of the city, then head to the Mumbai Film City. You may have to buy a ticket for this but you will surely love seeing the sets where your favourite movies were shot.


List of the Accommodations available at the Destination

The Leela Mumbai

The Leela Mumbai

Within the bustling heart of India’s commercial and entertainment mecca lays one of the finest luxury hotels in Mumbai

The Taj Mahal Palace

The Taj Mahal Palace

Built in 1903, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai is India’s first luxury hotel. Offering panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway of India, the hotel is a city landmark.

Grand Hyatt

Grand Hyatt

Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel & Residences is a city resort located in the centre of Mumbai, India.

Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

A sleek icon to the finest hospitality in India, is set in the emerging Worli district, central to everything in the city once known as Bombay.

Radisson Mumbai Goregaon

Radisson Mumbai Goregaon

Nested in an unparalleled location between the Mindspace corporate park and Bombay Exhibition Centre, Radisson Mumbai Goregaon sets the standard for contemporary accommodation in Goregaon

Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach

Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach

Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach is a breathtaking beachfront property located in the financial capital of India.


By Air

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is the international airport in Mumbai City. It is very well connected to major national and international cities

By Train

Mumbai local trains are called the lifelines of the city, the city has an equipped rail network. Some of the major interstate terminals here are the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and the Mumbai Central station. You can easily reach and travel in Mumbai via trains.

By Surface

Being a megacity, the road network of the place is well built. You can reach here by any vehicle and then can travel around the city in the same vehicle.