Overview

Mumbai is a city full of life, bustling with energy and vibrant hues of cultural diversity. From magnificent skyscrapers to the stark streets of Mumbai, all walks of life blend together in the city’s urban sprawl. The vividness and diversity of the city’s culture, heritage and lifestyle depicts its myriad of ethnic background. Anyone with an appetite for exploring the cities heritage and culture will grow in love with the beautiful city. Get a glimpse of this incredible city which is enveloped with a mix of varied architectural styles. From Gothic architecture to NeoClassical to modern Indian architecture, you can find it all here in this fabulous journey of Mumbai’s City tour.

Duration: 4 – 5 Hours

Tour Type: Group

Some of the important monuments that you will see are Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Gateway of India, Bombay High Court, Marine Drive.

Local Beloved Snack – Vada Pav

Local Beloved Beverage – Chai

Highlights of the city tour

Visit: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminals

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, formerly Victoria Terminus, is a historic terminal train station and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

The terminus was designed in an exuberant Italian Gothic style. Its construction began in 1878, in a location south of the old Bori Bunder railway station and was completed in 1887, the year marking 50 years of Queen Victoria’s rule.

Drive Past: Town Hall

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai Town Hall  Mumbai is a Neoclassical building located in the Fort locality of South Mumbai. It houses The Asiatic Society of Mumbai, State Central Library and a museum, the head office of the Directorate of Libraries Maharashtra State, Maharashtra State Women’s Council, the Additional Controller of Stamps Office and a post office.

Visit: Gateway of India

The Gateway of India is an arch-monument built in the early 20th century in the city of Mumbai, India. It was erected to commemorate the landing in December 1911, After its construction the gateway was used as a symbolic ceremonial entrance to India for important colonial personnel. The gateway is also the monument from where the last British troops left India in 1948, following Indian independence.

Drive Past: Bombay Univercity

 The University of Bombay was established in 1857 after the presentation of a petition from the Bombay Association to the British colonial government in India. The University of Mumbai was modeled on similar universities in the United Kingdom, specifically the University of London.One of Mumbai’s landmarks, the Rajabai Clock Tower was completed in the 1870s and houses the University of Mumbai’s library. Local businessman Premchand Roychand contributed to the cost of construction and named the tower in memory of his mother, Rajabai.

Drive Past: Bombay High Court

The High Court of Bombay, is the high court of the states of Maharashtra and Goa in India, and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. It is seated primarily at Bombay, and is one of the oldest high courts in India. The first Chief Justice, the Attorney General and Solicitor General of Independent India were from this court. Since India’s Independence, 22 judges from this court have been elevated to the Supreme Court and 8 have been appointed to the office of Chief Justice of India. The court has Original Jurisdiction in addition to its Appellate. Judgements issued by this court can be appealed only to the Supreme Court of India. The building is part of The Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai, which was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 2018.

Drive Past: Marine Drive / Queen’s Necklace

Marine Drive is a 3 kilometre-long Promenade along the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road in Mumbai, India. The road and promenade were constructed by Pallonji Mistry. It is a ‘C’-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast of a natural bay. At the northern end of Marine Drive is Girgaon Chowpatty and the adjacent road along links Nariman Point at southern tip to Babulnath and Malabar Hill at northern tip. Marine Drive is situated on reclaimed land facing west-south-west. Marine Drive is also known as the Queen’s Necklace because, when viewed at night from an elevated point anywhere along the drive, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace.

Visit: Gandhi Museum

Mani Bhavan was Gandhi’s Mumbai headquarters for about 17 years, from 1917 to 1934. The mansion belonged to Revashankar Jagjeevan Jhaveri, Gandhi’s friend and host in Mumbai during this period. It was from Mani Bhavan that Gandhi initiated the Non-ooperation, Satyagraha, Swadeshi, Khadi and Khilafat Movements. Gandhi’s association with the charkha began in 1917, while he was staying at Mani Bhavan. Mani Bhavan is also closely associated with Gandhi’s involvement in the Home Rule Movement, as well as his decision to abstain from drinking cow’s milk in order to protest the cruel and inhuman practice of phookan meted out to milch cattle common during that period. In 1955, the building was taken over by the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi in order to maintain it as a memorial to Gandhi. There is a library with a statue of the Mahatma where people offer tributes. Museum has a photo gallery with photographs from his childhood till his assassination, along with press clippings, The room that Gandhi used during his stay, his spinning wheels, a book and his bed on the floor.  photographs and paintings of his lifetime are on display. The terrace he was arrested on, on 4 January 1932, also remains. Model of Kasturba on her deathbed resting on the lap of Gandhi. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama tour Gandhi’s room at the Mani Bhavan. In his November 2010 visit, Barack Obama became the first high-profile international visitor to visit the Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya in the last 50 years. Before him, only Martin Luther King Jr. had visited Mani Bhavan in the 1950s.

Photostop: Dhobi Ghat

Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is an open air laundry place in Mumbai, India. It is located at Mahalaxmi railway station in southern Mumbai, it is also accessible from the Jacob Circle monorail station. The washers, known as dhobis, work in the open to clean clothes and linens from Mumbai’s hotels and hospitals. It was constructed in 1890. The phrase dhobi ghat is used all over India to refer to any place where many washers are present. Inspired by the Mumbai Dhobi Ghat (then Bombay), the British built Dhobi Ghat in Kolkata (then Calcutta) in 1902 and there are other dhobi ghat places all over southern Asia.

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Terms & Conditions

Children from 9 years old and further – considered as adults

Booking Window & Travel Period: Open for All

No refund will be made for any unused transportation segments, sightseeing tours or any other service due to Bad weather, ill health, Strike, Road Blocks or any other factor beyond our Control. Such unused items are neither refundable nor exchangeable.

No refund shall be claimed, if the services & amenities were not up to your expectations, it will be considered on case-to-case basis.

The transportation cost is subject to change if there will be hike in the rates of Fuel.

The price of the package is subject to change at the time of booking depending upon the month of travel during high season, the final price will be confirmed at the time of booking in such scenario.

Cancellation Policy

  1. If the Guest decides to cancel the tour for any reason whatsoever then s/he shall give a written application to the Company within specified time limit along with original receipt issued by the Company. Such cancellation will attract cancellation. charges stated hereunder.

    Days Before Commencement of The Tour

    Cancellation Fees Applicable

    30 Days or More

    0% (Transaction Tax & Fees May Apply)

    15 – 29 Days

    50%

    14 – 07 Days

    75%

      0 – 06 Days

    100%

  2. Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation.
  3. Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  4. Any refund payable to the Guest will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
  5. On account of rescheduling, a nominal rescheduling charges may apply.

Remarks

  1. There is no refund for any services not utilized during the tour.
  2. Guests are advised not to keep valuables in the coach/vehicle while sightseeing. The Company shall not be responsible for loss of valuables from the coach / vehicle. If the coach / vehicle is accidentally or otherwise damaged by the Guest, s/he will be required to pay compensation for the same.

Special Notes

  1. The prevailing Rate of Exchange of the day of payment will be applicable
  2. Kindly note that the drivers are not guides
  3. Confirmation of tours and other services is subject to availability
  4. Rates are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  5. Itineraries are subject to change without prior intimation
  6. All arrangements made by us are in the capacity of a ground handling agent only. We will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature
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