Mumbai city experience is organized in a private vehicle to the best places to visit in Mumbai. The highlights include a visit to the World’s biggest open air laundry, street markets, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Big Ben of Mumbai, Gateway of India, a Portuguese heritage walk through Khotachiwadi, Hanging gardens and the magnificent Siddhi Vinayak temple .
This is an all-inclusive trip where we take care of transport, lunch, activities and the services of a full-time tour guide.
8AM- World’s biggest open air laundry
Our guide will meet and pick you from your hotel. We head to Dhobi Ghat, the world’s biggest open air laundry. Built in 1890, Dhobi Ghat has been battling washing machines over the last 100 years and engages 7000 washermen who wash Mumbai’s clothes!
9AM- Fruits & vegetables market
We visit Crawford market, Mumbai’s best market for fresh produce like fruits and vegetables. This market is very popular for festive shopping as well. Great bargains are available on crockery, chocolates and even pets!
10AM- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus)
CST is a UNESCO heritage building and the best example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in India. What is remarkable is that the Gothic elements are blended with themes deriving from Indian traditional architecture. With more than 6 million daily commuters, CST is one of the busiest train stations in the world.
1045 AM- Big Ben of Mumbai
Rajabai Tower located in the Mumbai University complex is often called the Big Ben of Mumbai. A UNESCO heritage site, Rajabai Tower is an important Revival-Gothic heritage building . This 125 years old structure is a blend of Gothic and Art Deco elements.
1115 AM- Gateway of India
Gateway of India is the most popular structure of Mumbai. It was built to welcome the arrival of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. The structure of this magnificent gateway is a triumphal arch, built predominantly in an Indo-Saracenic architectural style with some Muslim elements incorporated. On February 28, 1948, the last British troops passed through the Gateway of India in a ceremony signaling the end of British rule in India.
130PM- Portuguese Heritage walk
We visit Khotachiwadi, a small hamlet steeped in Portuguese heritage. A walk through this 200 year old hamlet takes you back in time as you pass colorful houses built in Portuguese style with intricate column designs and arched doorways. The winding lanes provide a glimpse of the charm of Bombay of yore!
230PM- Hanging gardens of Mumbai
We visit a magnificent garden dedicated to Pherozeshah Mehta, a prominent Parsi political leader. One of the rare green spaces in the city of Mumbai, the Hanging gardens also provide spectacular views of the Arabian Sea.
4PM- Siddhi Vinayak Temple
The last leg of the Mumbai experience takes you to the most famous temple in Mumbai. Siddhi Vinayak temple is more than 200 years old and is dedicated to Lord Ganesh whose idol here is made out of a single black stone.
The Mumbai City experience ends after we drop you back to your hotel.
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- Services of a tour guide
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