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Travel and Tourism in Mumbai


Travel and Tourism in Mumbai

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Have you visited the glamorous city of Mumbai? If not then immediately plan for a tour down to this captivating city, as your tourism itinerary is void without having explored the travel and tourism in Mumbai, the magnificent metropolis. Irrespective of whether you come down from overseas or simply any Indian city, you would surely love to discover the city of Mumbai. Both holidaymakers as well as the business travelers throng the city every day.

Bearing the stamps of golden history of numerous years, travel and tourism in Mumbai never falls short to enthrall its tourists. So what are you contemplating upon? Experience its glittering nightlife in discotheques, lounges, pubs, bars, and beaches. Discover the spiritual aspect of the city by paying a visit to the popular places of worship. Parks, museums, shopping malls, gardens, amusement parks, galleries, stadiums, beaches and lakes describes the charm and magnetism of this island city in India.

Enjoying a good time, worth remembering, in Mumbai is quite an easy job simply because the city has everything to offer and allure you. It is famous for its prosperous Bollywood film industry, buildings built in colonial-style, Art Deco structures, swarming bazaars, wide range of restaurants and more.

You can get all sorts of information on travel and tourism in Mumbai from the Tourist Offices of the Government of India situated on Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai. Moreover different travel agencies and tourism outlets are spread all across the city of Mumbai with variety of tour packages for you to choose from.

Some of the popular and most sought after tourist attractions in Mumbai ranges from roller coasters to wind surfing. Particularly popular are Essel World, Botanical Gardens, Fantasy Land theme parks, the Veermata Jeejmata Udayan Zoo, sharks at Taraporewala Aquarium, Marine Drive, Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens, popularly called the 'Hanging Gardens', Gateway of India, Nehru Centre and Nehru Planetarium Mumbai Art Galleries and Museums to list a few.

The best time to plan a trip to this glamorous city of Mumbai is during the months of October and April when the weather is very pleasant and comfortable with less humidity. It is better to avoid the city in the months of June to September as that is the time for Monsoons to appear in the city. Mumbai is also very easily accessed by airways, roadways and railways.

Mumbai has more flights connecting it than even the national capital New Delhi. All the important airlines fly to and from the city of Mumbai thereby connecting the whole city to all the major parts of India and world. Sahar is the international terminal of the airport in Mumbai while the domestic terminal is called Santa Cruz. Apart from the taxis, regular shuttle ply between the terminals to facilitate the travelers. Numerous buses are also there that starts from the State Transport Terminal situated in the opposite of the Central Railway Station of Mumbai. Mumbai, having the head quarter of Central and Western railway zones is quite well linked with railways, which makes it easily accessible. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal is the major railway station whereas Bombay Central, Dadar, Kurla and Churchgate are the other important ones. So traveling in Mumbai is never a problem.