MUMBAI CITY TOUR
DURATION: FULL DAY
DEPARTS FROM: YOUR PREFERRED LOCATION
TIME OF DEPARTURE: 8:00 AM
DROP: YOUR PREFERRED LOCATION IN MUMBAI
GATEWAY OF INDIA – RAJABAI TOWER – VICTORY TERMINAL – MARINE DRIVE – MALABAR HILL – JAIN TEMPLE – HANGING GARDEN – MANI BHAVAN – DHOBI GHAT – BANGANGA WATER TANK – DABBAWALA – HAJI ALI
The full day city tour is an impressive blend of magnificent landmarks and monuments, beautiful temples and art galleries, lip smacking food and endless shopping. Through this comprehensive tour package you can explore some of the best places of Mumbai, appreciate its exquisite architecture and rich history, experience the lifestyle of the locals and enjoy some mouthwatering street food.
GATEWAY OF INDIA
The monument was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Marry to India in 1911 Its design is a combination of both Hindu and Muslim architectural styles, the arch is in Muslim style while the decorations are in Hindu style.
RAJABAI TOWER (UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI)
Established in year of 1857, this is 280 feet clock tower is located within the gardens of the Mumbai University building. It was known as the University of Bombay until 1996 when the city of Bombay was renamed as Mumbai its one amongst the first three universities in India.
VICTORY TERMINAL (CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI TERMINUS)
The C.S.T formally Known as Victoria Terminus station in Mumbai. Is an outstanding example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in India blended with themes deriving from Indian traditional architecture. The building is designed by the F.W. Stevens British architect. This magnificent terminus serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways in India and is one the busiest stations of nation.
MARINE DRIVE (QUEEN’S NECKLACE)
This sweeping Queen’s Necklace, flickering with a thousand lights at night turns into the main thoroughfare linking Malabar Hill.
The name given to a small hillock situated in the southern area in Mumbai not only many business tycoons and film celebrities. This area also addresses the official residences of the governor. Malabar Hill is counted amongst the most expensive residential areas of the country.
The Jain Temple dedicated to Adinath the 1st Thirthankara. All built in marble the temple walls are adorned with colourful paintings depicting incidents culled out from the lives of 24th Thirthankaras of the Jain religion. Jian people uphold these principles by practicing vegetarianism, Non-violence in thought, dead and action. They perform their sacred rituals at the temple or derasar.
The park, which was laid out in 1881 over Bombay?s main reservoir, owes its name to the renowned barrister Pherozshah Mehta. You can be a part of healthy stroll down the Hanging garden early in the morning and in the evening and rejuvenate your energy level amidst the soft caressing breeze that blow from the Arabian Sea.
MANI BHAVAN (GANDHI MUSEUM)
The Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya is a quaint Gujarati-style house in Mumbai where Mahatma Gandhi lived from 1917 to 1934.Gandhi started various struggle movements like non co-operation, Satyagraha, Swedeshi, Khadi and Khilafat while residing here.
DHOBI GHAT (OPEN AIR WASHING LAUNDRY)
The Dhobi is a traditional laundry man who dirty clothes will wash it and return it neatly pressed to your doorstep. The laundries are called (GHATS). The clothes are soaked in sudsy water threshed on the flogging stones. The world’s largest outdoor laundry, Dhobi Ghat is a very popular attraction among foreign tourists.
BANGANGA WATER TANK
As the legend goes, overcome with fatigue and thirst, Rama asked his brother Lakshmana to bring him some water. Laxman instantly shot an arrow into the ground, and water gushed forth from the ground, creating a tributary of the Ganges.
DABBAWALA (TIFFIN BOX DELIVERY MEN)
The closest meaning of the Dabbawala in English would be the “lunch box delivery man”. This service was originated in 1880. In 1890, Mahadeo Havaji Bachche started a lunch delivery service with about 100 men now a days its estimated more than 5000 dabba wallas.
(Time 11:30 to 12:00, Monday to Friday)
This spectacular shrine of a Muslim Saint Haji Ali is built in the mid sea at worli All religions like. Haji Ali Dargah is one of India’s most famous and prestigious landmarks situated about 500 yards from the Mumbai shoreline in the middle of the Arabian Sea.
FULL DAY CITY TOUR INCLUSIONS:
- Air Conditioned Car.
- Professional English speaking guide.
- Lunch in an Indian restaurant.
- Entry fees to all places above.