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Mumbai Travel Guide

Mumbai, which was previously known as Bombay is a major metropolitan city of India. It is the state capital of Maharashtra . Mumbai city is known as the business capital of India, it being the country's principal financial and communications centre. The city has the largest and the busiest port handling India's foreign trade and a major Interntional airport. India's largest Stock Exchange which ranks as the third largest in the world, is situated in Mumbai. Here, trading of stocks is carried out in billions of rupees everyday. Mumbai can not be complete without the mention of Bollywood, the biggest Indian film industry which churns out hundreds of Hindi block-busters every year.


In this section we present a few assorted destinations in Mumbai
that you can add to your Itinerary.

Bollywood TourBollywood Tour
Highlights : India is still the largest film producer of the world, producing an average of 1000 films a year. Since 1931, when the talkies were introduced, India has produced more than 67,000 films in more than 30 languages.





Heritage Walk Tour of MumbaiHeritage Walk Tour of Mumbai
Highlights : We start with the visit to the Mumbai's most famous monument - Gateway of India. This is the starting point for most tourists who want to explore the city. It was built as a triumphal arch to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Bombay, prior to the Darbar in Delhi in December 1911.

We then walk towards the Regal Theatre. Opened in 1933 designed by Charles Stevens with the interiors designed by Karl Schara, Regal Cinema lent its name to Regal Circle and was the only Art Deco cinema when it opened. The Governor of Bombay formally inaugurated Regal Cinema in 1933. It was the first of Bombay’s Art Deco cinemas. Regal Cinema was fully air conditioned, and had an underground parking lot for patrons. There was a lift up from the parking lot, a major innovation at that time.





Marine Beach, MumbaiMumbai on Victoria
Highlights : This enchanting evening ride by Tonga is to enjoy Mumbai by night and to witness the historic beauty of this vibrant city visiting the Heritage structures, Queen Necklace – Marine Drive.

Tour begins at 20:00 Hrs from your hotel exploring the evening glory of Mumbai by night.

Tonga ride nicknamed as ‘Heritage Ride’ is welcomed by a traditional horse carriage with regal touch to make this evening special & joyful.





Jewish Heritage Tour of MumbaiJewish Heritage Tour of Mumbai
Highlights : The Jewish community in India was comprised of three distinct groups: Bene Israel, The Malabar Jewish community and the Iraqi Jews. Their history dates back to over 2000 years ago where there is evidence listed on the cemeteries in Hebrew. Today the community has shrunk considerably; however, there is a large community still active to share the history with us. This program combines both Jewish histories (as we go the beaten track to explore this remarkable culture) with the traditional Indian temples and palaces through the land of the Maharajas.





Dabbawallahs,MumaiDabbawallah Tour
Highlights : The word "Dabbawala" can be interpreted as "box-carrier" or "lunchpail-man". In Marathi and Hindi, "dabba" means a box (usually a cylindrical aluminium container More specifically, the word dabbawala implies a person in the Indian city of Mumbai who carries and delivers freshly made food from home in lunch boxes to office workers.

The concept of the dabbawala came into being when a person named Mahadeo Havaji Bachche started the lunch delivery service with about a hundred men. At the present time, Indian businessmen are the main customers for the dabbawalas, and the service often includes both cooking and delivery.





Portuguese TourPortuguese Tour
Highlights : Portuguese Tour is specially designed to for people looking to visit the history of Portuguese influence in Mumbai, Daman & Diu. There are some very interesting places to visit in this tour.








Khotachiwadi House, MumbaiKhotachiwadi Tour
Highlights : Khotachiwadi is a Heritage village in Girgaon, Mumbai. If being in 21st century if one want to go back to past and know how was old Mumbai some 100 to 150 years before, then this is a place to be seen. This is Mumbai's oldest preserved settlement. It is comprised of a collection of charming vernacular-style houses, a unique example of 19th century architecture that has survived the onslaught of the modern builder. As you stroll down the unique streetscape of this heritage precinct, you will pass by the beautifully-painted buttercup yellow, red and green cottages belonging to the East Indian community that settled in this area in the early-1800s.

It was founded by Khot, a Pathare prabhu, who sold plots of land to local East Indian families. There used to be 65 of these houses, now reduced to 28 as old buildings are being pulled down to make way for new skyscrapers. Houses are made of wood, with a large open front verandah, a back courtyard and an external staircase to access the top bedroom. Most of the residents now descend from the original inhabitants of Bombay. Recently Gujaratis, Marwaris have moved into the area.










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