Mumbai – Welcome to Bollywood!
The city of Mumbai was once chain of 7 islands but was transformed over the last few centuries to a sprawling metropolis with of the world’s largest populations. With a strong Portuguese and English influence this city has many historic landmarks along with new facilities that come along with being India’s tech hub. The city is most well-known for its association to Bollywood, a play on the American “Hollywood”. The studios of Mumbai (Bombay) produce thousands of productions playing in homes and theaters all of world!
Planning a trip to Mumbai can be an adventure on its own but its best to use it as your base while exploring the southern part of India. Getting to Mumbai is easy with a large number of major airlines providing direct air service such as British Airways or Lufthansa. Air Canada even has a direct flight from Toronto.
While visiting Mumbai (Bombay) on an India Tour you must visit:
- A Bollywood Studio (Film City)
- Elephanta Caves
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) railway station
- Gateway of India
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum (formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum)
- Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat
- Haji Ali
- Chor Bazaar Thieves Market
- Juhu and Marine Drive Chowpatty Beaches
- Carter Road, Bandra
There are many India Tours packages starting in Mumbai. It doesn’t matter if you are booking a luxury India tour or are planning to backpack around the country Bains Travel is your go to India travel agent.
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