Excursions in Mumbai
A gourmands delight, this Mumbai food tour will give you a crash course in all those delightful tastes that add the zing to the Mumbai street food scene. Get ready to whet your appetite by devouring delectable bites from street food havens privy only to the locals. Munch on pani puri; dripping wet and overflowing with spicy, flavoursome water, and feast on delicious jalebi rasgulla, gulab jamun, ras malai, pedas, ladoo and more.
Mumbai is a real life metropolis and a beacon that daily calls new arrivals into its spell. A place this big with so much going on can be intimidating for even the most experienced traveller and this tour helps smooth out some of the must know practicalities of navigating your way around whilst telling the story of the city and learning what its like to live here right now.
The vast Juhu beach is particularly popular with visitors as it provides one of the few un-crowded free spaces in the city, although it can become very busy in the evenings and at weekends. Juhu has attracted the well-heeled among MumbaiÂ´s population for almost a century. Today it is one of the citys most affluent areas, and home to many of Bollywoods brightest stars. Watch the locals play games on the beach, including Indias favourite pastime, cricket.
Join us for a journey through the colorful, loud, irrational, utterly crazy and yet irresistible world of Indian Cinema in the City of Dreams. We'll travel from the elite lanes of Pali Hill that house Bollywood's rich and famous, to the sea-facing mansion of the middle class boy who rose to super stardom Shahrukh Khan, to the misleadingly modest apartments of the heartthrob of the masses Salman Khan, to the charming old world theatre of Gaiety Galaxy and much more.
March through the Gateway of India, a yellow basalt arch that was erected on the Mumbai waterfront in 1924 to commemorate King George V's 1911 visit to his then colony. Drive past the Afghan Church, the Secretariat of Maharashtra Government and along Marine Drive, which is fondly known as the 'Queen's Necklace'.