Mumbai is a beautiful, metropolis city in India popularized by Bollywood movies. Formerly known as Bombay, the city has earned several tags including “a fast city” and “a city that simply moves on”. It features abundant restaurants, lovely beaches, cinema halls, gardens and skyscrapers which contribute largely to the charm of this beautiful city. The city offers a lot to its guests apart from the usual destinations. There are plenty of tours in and around the city that will make your visit worth it. This article explores the top day tours in Mumbai, including food tours, city tours, cruise tours and also cave tours that should be on your itinerary as you plan to visit the city. Read on for more insight.
This full-day city tour features refreshments, lunch and pick-up service at the hotel in a private air-conditioned vehicle. The trip begins at 10:30 am in the morning with an English-speaking guide who will take you to some of the best landmarks of Mumbai, including the Gateway of India. At each stop, you will spend around 20 minutes getting fascinating insights of the landmark from your informative guide. Spend your day learning about the relevance of these great landmarks as you wait for your drop off at 5 pm.
Private Mumbai Full-Day City Tour
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
The Bollywood life is indeed a must-experience tour if you are in Mumbai. Join this seven-hour tour that will take you to the interesting world of Indian film and also give you a glance at what happens behind the scenes in Bollywood. The tour includes a bus tour Mumbai of Film City, a visit to a film studio and a private tour of the homes of Bollywood stars. If you are lucky enough then you might get a chance to meet Bollywood stars and the crew in action! Book this tour to enjoy an amazing mix of art and culture.
Mumbai Film City and Bollywood Tour with Meal
Duration: 7 hours
There is a place in Mumbai which is called the slum area where the people are constantly struggling to live. Explore this side of Mumbai in the Dharavi slum with this half-day tour. Your tour will start with a pick up from where you stay by a private car to the entrance of the slum where you will start your walking tour of the area. You will learn about working conditions which include leather tanning and pottery, pass through many small places and also learn about the community that exists among the residents. This is definitely not a tour to miss if you are in Mumbai.
Dharavi Slum Private Half-Day Tour
Duration: 4 hours
India is famous for its use of spices in their everyday meals. If you want to experience the local culture through its markets and restaurants this is the tour for you. Your guide will take you through the Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai’s largest open-air laundry, to the spice market where you will shop alongside locals. Your tour will lead to several discoveries and new experiences such as meeting the Dabbawallas, munching on syrupy Indian sweets and also tasting street snacks. You will be provided with lunch, hot chai and bottled water. Be sure to enjoy!
Full-Day Food Tour of Mumbai with Spice Bazaar Visit
Duration: 7 hours
This is a five-hour tour for cruise travellers that have docked into this metropolis city. The tour includes a pick-up from the Mumbai port terminal in an air-conditioned vehicle by a well-informed guide. The guide will take you to the city’s interesting landmarks including Gateway of India, the Taj Mahal Palace, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus train station, the Dhobi Ghaat, Mani Bhavan and the Kamla Nehru Park. Immerse yourself in exploring the city’s life and culture as you learn about the city’s history and also taste the Indian delicacies. Your tour will end with a drop off to the port so you can get back to your cruise.
Mumbai Full Day Shore Excursion
Duration: 5 Hrs Duration
Imagine signing up for a tour in which you have chosen the places to visit? This tour allows you to choose between multiple standout attractions in Mumbai from the cultural markets to the plus estates. It is a personalized six-hour tour of Mumbai in a private air-conditioned vehicle. The tour begins with a front-door pick-up, then a drive to the attractions of your choice and a drop off at your hotel. Book this tour and get first-class treatment. Snacks and drinks are available.
Highlights of Mumbai: Private Sightseeing Tour of Mumbai
Duration: 6 hours
Those interested in the history and art-forms of ancient India must include the Kanheri Caves in their itineraries. Located on Salsette Island, off the shores of Mumbai, these caves are accessible through rock-cut steps. Depart from your hotel with your informative guide who will take you to the Kanheri Caves which feature 109 caves carved from basalt rock. Discover the Buddhist sculptures, carvings, paintings and inscriptions as you also learn of the interesting history of the caves from your guide. Your tour also features a drop-off.
Private Half-Day Kanheri Caves Excursion from Mumbai
Duration: 4 hours
No trip to Mumbai is complete without a tour of the Bollywood, India’s gift to the world cinema. Book this half-day Bollywood tour and get a front-seat view of legendary movie studios, magical working sets, special effects and a dance show! The tour begins with a pickup at your hotel. Thereafter, you will be taken to a live movie set, a live studio and then to a dance show where you will see local dancers in action. If you are lucky, you may get a chance to take a selfie with a popular Bollywood star! Your tour will include a lunch meal.
Mumbai Bollywood Private Half-Day Tour Including Lunch
Duration: 5 hours
What an interesting way to explore the city! You will easily get through the traffic and cover lots of attractions by using this motorcycle tour. Take a day to ride on a motorcycle with your private well-informed guide taking the lead. Listen to commentary along the way as you pass through the attractions like the Mumbai University, Oval Maidan and Rajabai Clock Tower.
Private Mumbai Motorcycle Tour
Duration: 5 hours
This full-day tour includes a pick up from the hotel, a tour of the famous sites like the Prince of Wales Museum and Hanging Gardens, a drive along the marine drive, a ferry ride with views of the city’s skyline and a drop off at the end of the tour. Book this tour in order to experience Mumbai and its charm!
Mumbai Sightseeing Full-Day Tour with Ferry Ride
Duration: 10 hours
Mumbai offers so many experiences that it may get really hard to choose. These tours are designed to help you explore the city easily. Book any of the above tours so as to make the most of this vibrant city!
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