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MUMBAI / BOMBAY TOUR :
Our Travel Desk can organize this Tour. It will Cover the Following Places Of Interest.

Built to commenorate the visit of King George V in 1911, this is a magnificent structure overlooking the Arabian Sea in South Mumbai. Also a spot for making short, exciting harbour cruises, including Elephanta Caves, across the expansive Mumbai harbour.

Halt: 20 minutes
Gateway of India
Diagonally opposite to the Jehangir Art Gallery is the high seat of learning with a wonderful architecture. One of the most important landmarks of Mumbai, it houses the Rajabai Tower, named after Rajabai. It is akin to Landon's Big Ben with a huge 100- year old clock ticking away a top the building.

(Pass by)
Rajabai Clock Tower
This famous Jain Temple built in 1904, is dedicated to the first Jain ( TIRTHANKAR LORD ADINATH). It is typical of modern jain temple. The Jains are strict Vegetarians and respect life form in all Creatures including Birds, Animals and Plants. Jains strongly follow the path on AHIMSA (non-violence). It is said that Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Indian Nation, was greatly inspired by the Jain religion

Halt: 20 minutes
Jain Temple
The internationally known lankmark of Mumbai, it's dedicated to the 105 martyrs who gave their lives in the United Maharashtra Movement. A beautiful fountain along with a white washed goddess stands right in the middle of Mumbai's busy business district close to the High Court complex.

(Pass by)
Flora Fountain
Built in 1887, this is the city's most clebrated Gothic structure and the Headquarters of Central Railway, the largest and the most complex railway system in India, lavishly decorated with sculptures.

(Pass by)
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
A mere five-minute walk from the Gateway stands this prestigious museum, designed in the Indo- Saracenic style. It consists of an ornamental garden and an awesome galleried central hall containing rare artefacts collected from the world over, roofed by a huge dome.

Timing:1030 hrs to 1700 hrs

Halt: 1 - 1.5 hours
The Prince of Wales Museum
It is a landscaped Garden laid out on top of the three reservoirs of water, which store about 30 million Gallons of potable water supply for the city. From here one can enjoy a panoramic view of the Sunset. It is also known as Sir Pheroshah Mehta Garden

Halt: 30 minutes
Hanging Gardens
Adjoining to Hanging Gardens is Kamala Nehru Park. A well spread out and beautifully landscaped Garden on top of a hill providing panoramic view of the island city of Bombay.

Halt: 30 minutes
Kamala Nehru Park
Adjacent to Prince of Wales Museum is the most famous art gallery in Mumbai hosting exhibitions of modern Indian art. Don't forget to try out the gallery's informal cafe 'Samovar'.

(Pass by)
Jehangir Art Gallery
Next to the university is the sprawling Mumbai High Court complex, a more than 100-year old structure that excludes the authority expected of a building where justice is expedited.

(Pass by)
Mumbai High Court
The modern multi-storied skyscraper near Flora Fountain which is the principal stock exchange of India where thousands of crore of rupees change hands everyday.

(Pass by)
Bombay Stock Exchange
A beautiful circle of stately buildings, it's an ancient monumental site near Flora Fountain, including the neo-classical Town Hall housing the Asiatic Library and the Central Library. A well-maintained park forms the centre of the round.

(Pass by)
Horniman Circle
An esplande in a sweeping curve it runs along the shoreline of the Arabian Sea from Nariman Point to the foot of Malabar Hill Perhaps the best known landmark in Mumbai, it's also called the Queen's Necklance and s at its beautiful best when lit up in the evening. It stretches for about 6 kms. and is an ideal jogger's promenade, especially in early mornings.

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Marine Drive
A neat and clean beach along the Marine Drive that comes to life when the sun goes down. Eating 'bhelpuri' and various 'chats' from the stalls is almost a ritual here.

(Pass by)
Chowpatty Beach
Winding uphill from Chowpatty you reach Malabar Hill, one of Mumbai's most posh residential areas. It offers a fantastic view of the Arabian Sea and the Queen's Necklace from a height. The lush Kamla Nehru Park and the famous Hanging Gardens are located here.

Halt : 20 minutes
Malabar Hill
Not far from Malabar Hill is this beautiful massoleum situated at the culmination of a causeway jutting out into the Arabian Sea. This is the tombstone of the famous Muslim saint Haji Ali. The mosque can be reached only at low tide.

(Pass by)
Haji Ali
Mahatma Gandhi's temporary residence is now the Gandhi Museum housing various artefacts concerning the 'Father of the Nation.

(Pass by)
Mani Bhavan
At Walkeshwar is this stepped up tank surrounded by 30 temples, 2 hermitages and several gymkhanas.

(Pass by)
Banganga
Location of Mumbai's zoo and the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum. Below the museum stands the large stone elephant removed from the Elephanta island.

(Pass by)
Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan
110 sq.kms. of protected area, this is the largest reserve forest in the midst of a sprawling metropolis anywhere in the world, with leopards, peacocks, deer, monkeys, birds and reptiles all sharing space in their natural habitat. The main draw of the park is the lion safari and a toy train for going around. A welcome change from the crowded metro, it's also a favourite picnic spot for familites in the weekends.

(Pass by)
Borivali National Park
These are glorious examples of rock-cut Buddhist architecture found in ancient caves that are a marvel by themselves.

(Pass by)
Kanheri Caves
Mumbai's only internationally styled theme park and Amusement Park, the Essel World is a special part of Mumbai and one of the oldest theme parks built in India. It is also the largest Amusement Park in the whole of Asia. In spite of that, the Essel World is modern in outlook and has defined the parameters of fun and entertainment in a new way. Located close to the Gorai Beach, this amusement park in Mumba is situated on a 64 acer green garden. Summers are crowded here and low budget monsoon offers and special weekend deals.

Essel World
Last, but not the least these ancient caves situated on an island just 9 kms. adrift of the Mumbai harbour in the Arabian Sea are marvels by themselves. Carved from rock face, these caves are an ideal tribute to the Maurya Dynasty that rules there. The caves contain magnificently sculpted statutes depicting 'Shiva' in various forms and facets. The most famous being the 'Maheshmurti' where Shiva takes the form of the Creator, the Preserver and the Destryer. This place is alos a favoured picnic sopt for Mumbaites. An hour's launch ride away from the Gateway Of India.

Elephanta Caves
located near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is Mumbai's largest fruit and vegetable market.

Crawford Market
This 100 year old colonial building opposite Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus houses the various administrative functional departments of the city of Mumbai.

(Pass by)
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
Next to Municipal Corporation, this is the office of the Times of India Group, one of the largest publication houses in this part of the world.

(Pass by)
Times Of India Building
A few kms. away from Nehru Planetarium and Science Centre, is this splendid temple of Lord Ganapati or Siddhivinayak, made of white marble. People come here from all over Mumbai and even from other parts of the state of worship. Especially, Tuesday is considered the most auspicious day of the week to visit this temple when long serpentine queues form outside the temple from wee hours of the morning.

(Pass by)
Siddhivinayak Temple
A sacred place where the revered Madonna of Mout Mary stands. Large crowds comprising not just Catholics but people from all communities come here to pay obeisance. A special feature is the annual fair, when the entire area comes alive with people, festivity, music and games for 8 days.

(Pass by)
Mount Mary Church
Horse Racing takes place here, from Nov to March (on Sundays and holidays),

(Pass by)
Mahalaxmi Race Course
Near Haji Ali, this expanse is the place where scientific the technological shows take place throughout the year. The science centre is a powerhouse of cant scientific information and knowledge.

(Pass by)
Nehru Centre

Tour of Suburbs

The famed seaside destination in the suburbs of Mumbai, it's a long stretch of sand well known for its carnival type of atmosphere, all with camel rides, horse rides, dancing monkeys and shooting galleries. Not to mention the inviting food stalls.

Several well known international brand hotels including J W Marriot, Sun-n-Sand, Ramada Plaza and The Emerald- Hotel & Executive Apartments are situated around this famous Beach,

Halt: 30 minutes
Juhu Beach
Built by ISKON (International Society for Krishna), It is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Krishna.

Halt: 15 minutes
Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple

Note: Also Inquire with our Travel Desk for customised Tours to Elephanta Caves / Shirdi / Aurangabad / Matheran / Mahableshwar / Esselworld / Water Kingdom. For our in-house Guests, they offer Preferred Rates.

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