Travel Itinerary to the Alluring City of Mumbai

India is all about the spice, culture and its cities are always filled with so much buzz! In between jungles, forests, lush river valley and barren desert are yours to explore. For a journey of discovery and spirituality, India has it all. From the backwaters of Kerala to the sepia landscape of Rajasthan, the beautiful beaches of Goa and the vibrant city of Mumbai, you will never run out of things to see and do.

Mumbai can be a compelling place to spend your time. It is tangibly high in energy with a pulsating street life, best nightlife, a great wealth of bazaars and exotic shopping mall that will leave anyone fascinated. The city is the financial hub of the country and also boasts of the glamourous popular Indian cinema industry- Bollywood.

Spend a few days exploring the vibrant city of Mumbai and appreciate a refreshing change of scenery, beautiful temples and clear lake waters;

Day 1: Arrive in Mumbai

The day is at your leisure on the first day of arrival or you can spend the day exploring the city on foot while soaking up the charms of the city and wandering through picturesque cobblestone alleyway.arrive in mumbai-7days in the alluring mumbai-travelstart

Day 2: Walk through the Art precinct of Mumbai

Visit Kala Ghoda, the art district, and walk through the Art precinct of Mumbai where you can discover the vibrant world of contemporary Indian paint and sculpture.victoria terminus-7days in alluring mumbai-travelstart

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Afterwards, take a bus to one of the iconic UNESCO Heritage- old Victoria Terminus to see the bustling of the people entering the train in Mumbai. It is once in a lifetime experience.kala ghoda-7days in the alluring mumbai-travelstart

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Day 3: Take a Trip to the Elephanta Island

Travel to the green Elephanta Island, located one hour away from Mumbai to see the rock cut out temples and the Elephanta caves. The Elephanta caves is another UNESCO Heritage from the 7th century dedicated to the Indian god, Lord Shiva.elephant island-7days in alluring mumbai-travelstart

Use the whole day to explore the caves and listen to the mystical stories of the island. The city certainly defines monument!elephant caves-7days in alluring mumbai-travelstart

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Day 4: Shop til’ you drop

Start the exciting day by visiting Chor Bazaar to shop for antiques before heading to Fashion Street, the right spot to shop for latest clothes, jewellery and lovely shoes.chor baazar in mumbai-7days in alluring mumbai-travelstart

Chor Bazaar in Mumbai.  photo source| travellers minute

Don’t miss seeing the beauty of Mumbai at night on a charming “heritage ride”travelling through the city by the traditional horse buggy. traditional horse buggy-7days in alluring mumbai-travelstart

Day 5: Eat your way through Mumbai

Live and eat in Mumbai when you choose from the delicious variety of street food. Make your trip remarkable with an awesome culinary experience at Mumbai and come again for more, for this is a food lover’s paradise. Savour the mouth-watering seafood at Mahesh Lunch home seafood restaurant.Then proceed to the Cellini’s Italian at Grand Mumbai to have the toothsome natural fruit ice cream.natural fruit icecream-7days in alluring mumbai-travelstart

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Finish the day in a grand style by seeing some of Mumbai icons which include; the famous Churchgate railway, Marine Drive, Rajabai clock tower and the temple ruins.

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6: Relax in the charming ambience of the city

Spend half day lazing around the Chowpatty Beach where you can relax and listen to the soft waves of the sea. chowpatty beach-7days in alluring mumbai-travelstart

Later on, grab a pair of boot and go hiking at the terrain of Malabar hill.

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Day 7: Visit the famous Bollywood Studio

If you ever dreamt of getting close to Shahrukh Khan or Kareena Kapoor, here is a chance to see the stars of Bollywood. Visit the Bollywood studio to experience the action of a set production as you see actors rehearsing, dance choreography and background music. After your introduction to the fabulous world of filmmaking in Mumbai, visit the theatre to watch one of the classic Bollywood movies. Afterwards, head across the street to a local restaurant for a delicious Indian dinner before heading home.

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Traveller tips

  • We are currently giving out a massive discount on our Emirate flights to Mumbai.
  • People travelling with an Indian Passport should not be worried about a transit visa during their layover in Dubai – They can get a visa on arrival.

Always make most of your holiday by exploring the city at your own pace. Mumbai is alluring and charming! It is a city you are already saving for the next trip during your visit. Bookmark this itinerary so that you don’t miss out during your visit to Mumbai.

 

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8 thoughts on “Travel Itinerary to the Alluring City of Mumbai

  1. I love this article. Travelling to Mumbai soon!!!

  2. I am from Mumbai but never thought about spending and enjoying Mumbai like this. Thanks Travelstart.

  3. Thanks for the itinerary! I am visiting Mumbai soon. I am always confuse on how to spend my free time in a big city. This article will help me.

  4. Thanks for this article. Mumbai is a big city and you can get lost if you don’t know what to do.

  5. I love the natural ice cream. Nice article.

  6. Wow Mumbai is nice but you never mention tajmahal and haji Ali are they not part of mumbai

    • Hi Sulaiman, thanks for your comment. You just made my day with it. This is a travel itinerary when visiting Mumbai. There will definitely be a lot to still explore in the alluring city. However, Taj Mahal is not in Mumbai but in Agra closer to Delhi. Thanks once again!:)

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