Complete Mumbai Tourist Guide

Complete Mumbai Tourist Guide - Destination Overview
  • Location: Maharashtra,India -
  • Altitude: 114 feet
  • Longitude: 72.882610
  • Latitude: 19.072830

<p><span style="font-size:14px">Travelling to a new place is always exciting but at the same time can be daunting especially if you are a first time traveller to that particular city. You might have too many questions in your mind, like what all do I see there? Where do I stay? Where do I eat? Where should I entertain myself? etc. Realising your hardships, at Holiday Travel, we have made an effort to compile the tourist guides for various cities.</span></p> <h2><strong>Overview of Mumbai</strong></h2> <p><span style="font-size:14px">A vast city like Mumbai has abundant to offer from museums to parks, from temples to beaches and from fine dines to casual bars. Therefore, Holiday Travel has curated a complete Mumbai tourist guide to save you from the hassle of extensive research. Our travel experts have perfectly compiled every aspect of Mumbai to make sure you do not miss a thing.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px">'The City of Dreams', 'The City of Seven Islands' and 'The City that Never Sleeps' are just a few of the epithets used to describe the delightful city of Mumbai. The diversity of this city is a must experience for all. Tall skyscrapers and widespread slum areas, the rich and the poor, grand malls and local bazaars, movie stars and labourers, all exist side-by-side in this city. Home to the very famous Bollywood film industry, this capital city of Maharashtra and financial capital of India has a lot of exciting experiences awaiting its guests. A city that promises an experience like no other!</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Best Time to Visit Mumbai</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Winter (November-February):</strong> The winter months are the most pleasant time to visit Mumbai with temperatures going to a minimum of 15 degrees Celsius. The daytime is perfect for sightseeing and outdoor activities.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Monsoon (June-October):</strong> This is a beautiful time to visit Mumbai when you can experience continuous rainfall and pleasant weather. This is an excellent time to plan weekend getaways from Mumbai to various hill stations such as Lonavala, Khandala, Mahabaleshwar, Matheran and Igatpuri.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>How to Reach Mumbai</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>By Air:</strong> The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is one of the major airports of India that connects Mumbai to different corners of the globe like London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Mauritius and many others. The Santacruz Domestic Airport is at a distance of 4 kilometers from the International Airport and is functional round the clock. Taxis, autos and buses are easily available from both the airports.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>By Rail:</strong> Bombay Central and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus are the two major railway stations that connect Mumbai with numerous cities in the country. Trains from Central, West and East India arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus while trains from North India arrive at the Bombay Central Station.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>By Road:</strong> Mumbai is connected to different cities of India with National Highway numbers 3, 4, 8, 9, 17 and 50. Interstate buses ply to Nashik, Pune, Gujarat, Mahableshwar, Goa, Aurangabad and Panchgani.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Top 10 Attractions in Mumbai</strong></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Gateway of India</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Located at Apollo Bunder, this distinguished monument dates back to the year 1924. The imposing structure of the monument displays a beautiful confluence of Western, Arabic and Indian architecture.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Elephanta Caves</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specimen of the rock-cut art and architecture from the medieval times. Out of the two groups of caves existing here, the first group is believed to be Hindu caves and second is Buddhist caves.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Prince of Wales Museum</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">The Prince of Wales Museum created inside a Grade 1 Heritage Building of Mumbai is known to be one of the most prominent museums in India. The museum exhibits a myriad collection of ancient artwork, sculptures and artifacts.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Film City</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This land where it is difficult to differentiate between reality and dreams is a must visit for all movie buffs. The massive film city is vast enough to accommodate almost 1000 sets erected simultaneously at any given point in time.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Sanjay Gandhi National Park</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">The Sanjay Gandhi National Park is home to thirteen hundred species of flora and over five hundred species of fauna. Also, make sure you visit the Kanheri Caves inside the park premises.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Adlabs Imagica</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Enjoy the thrill and adventure with a day excursion at Imagica, a few kilometers away from Mumbai. Imagica now hosts not only a theme park but also a water park and a snow park.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Marine Drive</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">The two kilometres long stretch of the beautiful seaside and skyscrapers is popularly also referred to as the Queens Necklace owing to its admirable twinkling lights in the night. Make sure you have the refreshing coconut water while you lay back on the promenade.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>RK Studios</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">R.K. Studio and a film studio established in 1948 by Bollywood actor Raj Kapoor preserves and displays all the costumes used in the R.K. films.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Nariman Point</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This business district of Mumbai is located at the southern tip of Marine Drive. Enjoy a serene walk by the promenade as the mist from the crashing waves flows around the air.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Worli Sea Face</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Extending from Narayan Pujari Nagar in the south to Worli Fort in the north, worli attracts locals and tourists throughout the year. Worli sea face features significant attractions such as Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Haji Ali Dargah and Worli Fort.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>To book your Mumbai sightseeing packages, </strong><a data-cke-saved-href="" href=""><strong>click here</strong></a><strong>.</strong></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Top 5 Romantic Points in Mumbai for Lovers</strong></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Juhu Beach</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Undoubtedly, the best spot in the town to spend a relaxed evening while you admire the mesmerizing view of the sunset. Juhu beach is renowned for a wide variety of typical Mumbai style street food.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Chhota Kashmir</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Enjoy a peaceful boating experience with your loved one at Chhota Kashmir in Arrey Milk Colony. This is a great choice for couples who want to enjoy each other’s company in spend a memorable evening.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Hanging Gardens</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Hanging gardens are at their best either early mornings or late evenings. This garden overlooking the Queen’s Necklace (Marine Drive) is a favourite for couples who want to enjoy a leisurely walk away from the busy city life.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Bandstand and Bandra Fort</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Bandstand and its adjoining Bandra Fort is an ideal place to spend some quiet and secluded time while they adore the waves of the Arabian Sea crashing against the rocks.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Powai Lake</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Also referred to as, Lover’s Point, couples can spend some quality time by this lake, chit-chatting. Hiranandani Gardens and numerous eating joints are at a close proximity of this lake.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Local Shopping in Mumbai</strong></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Colaba Causeway</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Colaba Causeway, close to Gateway of India has remained a favourite shopping spot for tourists for over a decade. Causeway is a great place to shop for authentic Indian souvenirs, carpets, chandeliers and antiques. The norm at this market is that the more you buy, the lesser you pay for each individual item.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Fashion Street</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Fashion Street, next to Flora Fountain at Churchgate is a great place to buy cheap clothes. Bargaining is a must skill if you wish to shop here. Make sure you don’t pay beyond 1/4<sup>th</sup> of the quoted price.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Chor Bazaar</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This market at Grant Road translates to, ‘Thief Market’ and is a widespread marketplace selling stolen items. The interconnecting lanes with numerous street vendors sell a wide variety of items from car accessories to shoes.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Best Hotels to Stay in Mumbai</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Luxury Hotels in Mumbai:</strong></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>ITC Maratha</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This grand hotel hosts lavish amenities such as butler services, club lounge, massage chairs, outdoor pool and American-style breakfast spread.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 16,981 per couple per night</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> Sahar Road, Opposite Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport, Andheri East, Mumbai 400099, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 022 2830 3030</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Hotel Sofitel BKC</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">The opulent rooms with vivid colours and plush fabrics are tastefully designed to provide all comforts to the guests.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 19,840 per couple per night</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> C 57 Bandra Kurla Complex Bandra East Maharashtra, Mumbai 400051, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 022 6117 5000</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Grand Hyatt</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">The luxurious hotels with courtyard gardens boasts of amenities such as two outdoor pools, sauna, jogging track, sports courts, a shopping center, fitness center, a tranquil spa and salon.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 13,440 per couple per night</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> Bandra Kurla Complex Vicinity, Off Western Express Highway, Santacruz East, Mumbai 400055, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 022 4942 5361</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Budget Hotels in Mumbai:</strong></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Hotel Transit</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This modern hotel is equipped with all amenities like casual restaurants, bars and meeting rooms.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 3,359 per couple per night</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> Nehru Road Extension, Vile Parle East, Near Domestic Airport, Mumbai 400099, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 022 2612 8882</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Treebo Sea Side</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This budget accommodation overlooks the Juhu Beach and the Arabian Sea. The wood-paneled international restaurant with a terrace is the ideal place to unwind.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 3,753 per couple per night</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> 39/2 Juhu Beach, Juhu, Mumbai, Juhu, Mumbai 400049, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 093228 00100</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Hotel Milan International</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This cosy pocket-friendly hotel is located in the central well-connected area of Santacruz and is at a close proximity from all major tourist spots in Mumbai.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 1,894 per couple per night</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> 1st Road, Near Milan Subway, Santacruz West, Kothwadi Area, Mumbai 400054, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 022 6560 8943</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Best Restaurants in Mumbai</strong></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Nawab Saheb</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cuisine:</strong> Asian, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options, Halal,</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 3,000 for a meal for two</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> 2 & 3B, Near Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai, Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, Mumbai 400087, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 022 6692 7558</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Open Hours:</strong> 7:30 PM – 11:45 PM all days</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Peshawri</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cuisine:</strong> Indian, Asian, Gluten Free, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 6,500 for a meal for two</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> Sahar Road, Andheri East, ITC Maratha, Mumbai 400069, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 022 2830 3030</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Open Hours:</strong> 12:30 PM – 2:45 PM and 7:00 PM – 11:45 PM all days</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Celini</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cuisine:</strong> Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 3,500 for a meal for two</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> Western Express Highway, Grand Hyatt, Mumbai 400055, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 022 6676 1234</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Open Hours:</strong> 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 6:00 AM all days</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>By The Mekong</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cuisine:</strong> Chinese, Asian, Vietnamese, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 4,000 for a meal for two</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> 462 Senapati Bapat Marg, Palladium Hotel, Mumbai 400013, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 022 6162 8422</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Open Hours:</strong> 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM all days</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Romano’s</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cuisine:</strong> Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Cost:</strong> Rs. 2,000 for a meal for two</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Address:</strong> Project Road, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, JW Marriott Hotels, Mumbai 400099, India</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Contact:</strong> 90225 55573</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Open Hours:</strong> 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM all days</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>For more information,</strong><strong> see our </strong><a data-cke-saved-href="" href=""><strong>Mumbai food Guide</strong></a></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Street Food in Mumbai</strong></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Vada Pav</strong> refers to batter fried potato served inside a yeasty bread with spices. Try this at stalls outside Mithibai College or stalls at Grant Road Station and Churchgate Station.</span></li> </ol> <p style="margin-left:18.0pt"> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Bhelpuri</strong>, also known as chaat throughout the country is puffed rice mixed with assorted chutneys. Can be tried at the innumerable tiny stalls dotted in the entire Mumbai city.</span></li> </ol> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Rolls</strong> are different meat or cheese grilled and served with a roti and spice. Try them at Bade Miyan, Ayubs and Kareems.</span></li> </ol> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Bhurji</strong> is prepared either in the form of Paneer Bhurji or Egg Bhurji and eaten with bread. Try is at the Maker Chamber Area at Nariman Point.</span></li> </ol> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Chinese food</strong> stalls serve a typical Indian twist of this cuisine and refer to it as, Indian Chinese. Can be tried at the numerous stalls near Dadar station.</span></li> </ol> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Nightlife in Mumbai</strong></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Aer, Worli</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This grandest and most posh rooftop bar and club of Mumbai is set up on the 34<sup>th</sup> floor of the Four Seasons Hotel. You can enjoy a fancy dinner and drinks while you savour the mesmerizing views of the city that this place offers.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Blue Frog, Lower Parel</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Blue Frog revolutionized the concept of live music in Mumbai. This fancy nightclub has egg-shaped seating arrangements, great food and drinks, modern LED screens and an endless list of high-profile visitors.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Dome Bar, Marine Drive</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">The south Mumbai bar perched on the rooftop of the Intercontinental Hotel is undoubtedly the best place in the town to enjoy a lovely sunset and the twinkling light dog Marine Drive. The huge white tables and cushy white sofas on the breezy terrace are illuminated by candlelight after dark.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Escobar, Bandra</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This hip Bandra hangout creates a warm and sexy vibe with its all white leather furnishings. Escobar proudly boasts a 77 feet bar, believed to be the longest in the city.</span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Trilogy, Juhu</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">The ocean facing nightclub nestled in the Sea Princess Hotel is an ideal spot for those in the mood for a heavy dance night. Trilogy has remained a favourite for the Bollywood set, so make sure you keep your eyes peeled for stars tapping to the electro beats and twinkling lights.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Weekend Destinations Near Mumbai</strong></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Lonavala</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Lonavala nestled in the Sahyadri Hills offers an alluring experience of nature’s most gifted region. Surrounded by waterfalls, dams, lakes and dense forests proves to be an ideal getaway for nature lovers.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Best Time:</strong> Throughout the year</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Distance:</strong> 83 kilometers from Mumbai</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Places to Visit: </strong>Tiger’s Leap, Bushi Dam, Rajmachi Fort, Celebrity Wax Museum and Amby Valley.</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Matheran</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, this tranquil hill station has been declared as an Eco-sensitive region with no modes of transport plying within the town.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Best Time:</strong> Throughout the year</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Distance:</strong> 81 kilometers from Mumbai</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Places to Visit:</strong> Panorama Point, Louisa Point, Monkey Point, Charlotte Lake and Shivaji’s Ladder.</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Alibag</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This coastal town in the Konkan region is well known for its crystal clear water, sandy beaches and rejuvenating air. Apart from beaches, you can also visit coconut groves and temples. An ideal getaway for water sports enthusiasts.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Best Time:</strong> November to March</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Distance: </strong>96 kilometers from Mumbai</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Places to Visit:</strong> Nagaon Beach, Vrindavan Farm, Kolaba Fort, Alibag Beach and Kanakeshwar Forest.</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Mahabaleshwar</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">This wonderful hill station is known for its lush green dense forests, beautiful strawberry farms, waterfalls, valleys, hills and ancient temples. The charming views, serene lakes and enticing valleys are a delight for one’s soul.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Best Time:</strong> October to June</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Distance:</strong> 264 kilometers from Mumbai</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Places to Visit:</strong> Venna Lake, Dhobi Waterfalls, Elephant’s Head Point, Arthur’s Seat and Chinaman’s Falls.</span></p> <p> </p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Bhimashankar</strong></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:14px">Situated at a height of 3,250 feet, this temple town is known for its Jyotilingam shrine of Lord Shiva. Bhimashankar has remained a hotspot for trekkers seeking to explore magnificent hills and lush rainforests.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Best Time:</strong> November to February</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Distance:</strong> 214 kilometers from Mumbai</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Places to Visit:</strong> Bhimashankar Temple, Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary and Hanuman Lake.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Tips for Travel to Mumbai</strong></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px">The local language in Mumbai is Marathi. However, locals are fluent with Hindi and English as well.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Make hotel reservations for your stay in Mumbai well in advance to ensure good rates and a confirmed reservation. Tipping the staff at the beginning of the stay will ensure you good service.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Hire a cab and driver for your stay in Mumbai. Do not opt for driving yourself as the traffic can be a daunting affair.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Insist on using a meter while you ride a taxi or rickshaw to avoid being over charged.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Carry a sunscreen and hat or a light scarf for protections against the sun.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Purchase sealed bottled water and do not consume tap water.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Avoid travelling during peak traffic hours, i.e. 7-11 am and 4.30-8.30 pm.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Beware of pick pocketing and mobile or bag snatchers in populated areas such as traffic signals and railway stations.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Though major shops and restaurants accept credit/debit cards, always keep some cash in hand for vendors who do not.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Littering in Mumbai is a punishable offence and a fine of Rs.200 can be levied.</span></li> </ol> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14px">An incredible city like Mumbai has a lot to offer. However, at Holiday Travel we have curate the best possible itineraries to ensure you have a stress-free and enjoyable holiday at the most affordable rates. Holiday Travel provides you with all travel related information and services that help in planning seamless vacations. So gear up for your perfect getaway!</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px">To book your Mumbai tour package, <a data-cke-saved-href="" href="">click here</a>.</span></p> <p> </p>