Courtesy of Taj Mahal Palace

With a buzzing energy on par with New York City’s, Mumbai, also known as Bombay, is India’s wealthiest and most populated city. While many tourists flock to the Colaba area, the city’s individual neighborhoods possess varied characteristics and are each worth visiting.

  • Perfect for
    Art Lovers | Foodies | Intellectuals | Style Mavens | Soul Searchers
  • When to go
    December-February | March-May | September-November
  • Ideal length of stay
    1-2 Nights

Designing Your Journey

Work with Indagare to design the perfect itinerary for an immersive journey. Our travel experts know the destination inside and out, and they can make recommendations based on your travel needs and preferences.

  • 3 Days: Essential Mumbai-LP

    3 Days: Essential Mumbai

    Mumbai offers many historical, culinary, style and spiritual experiences. Here is just one example of what our destination experts can create for you.

    • Day One: History

      In the morning, get to know the city with guided touring of its most important historical sites, like the impressive Gateway of India, classic Victoria Station and the Dhobi Ghat Laundry District. After a gourmet meal at Ziya in the Oberoi hotel, spend the afternoon exploring Mumbai’s Colaba neighborhood. Finish the evening with drinks at the royal Taj Mahal Palace.

    • Day Two: Spirituality

      Explore the secrets of Hindu spirituality with guided tours of the ethereal Mahalakshmi Temple and the pink granite Siddhivinayak Temple. For lunch, dine on seafood at the mouthwatering, quirky restaurant Trishna. In the afternoon, enjoy a private boat ride to the island of the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site that includes a magnificent temple to Shiva covered with rock carvings.

    • Day Three: Style

      Immerse yourself in contemporary Indian culture with guided touring through some of Mumbai’s more trendy neighborhoods. Visit Bombay Electric to see creations by rising star and punk Indian designers, shop for artisanal textiles and splurge on accessories at Bungalow 8. Devote your afternoon to the Mumbai dining scene, which ranges from hole-in-the-wall outlets serving authentic fare to highly cosmopolitan eateries that offer refined, globally-inspired cuisine.

Ready to go and in need of expert trip planning? Contact us today.
Fiona Caulfield, author of the travel guides LOVE India
“India used to aspire to have ‘world-class’ facilities. Now the colloquialism is changing to ‘best in world.’”

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