Full Day City Tour of Mumbai

Our Travel Desk helps you plan a sightseeing tour of Mumbai. Also assists you with car rentals and booking of airline / train tickets. You can Contact us or WhatsApp us on 9833001623 or Mail us on reservations@dragonflyhotel.in

Mumbai is the largest city in India and 10th largest in the world and offers natural heritage and modern entertainment to its visitors. Some of the well-known tourist attractions in India are found here in Mumbai. Thus we at Dragonfly, The Art Hotel have crafted some of the best packages for our clients so that they know exactly what and how to plan before making a visit to Mumbai.
In Mumbai, night is when the day truly begins, which is why Mumbai is also referred to as the city that never sleeps.

Dragonfly Mumbai Tours:

  1. Half Day City Tours, Mumbai (5 to 6 Hours)
  2. Full Day City Tours, Mumbai (9 Hours)
  3. Elephanta Caves Tour, Mumbai (6 Hours)
  4. Spiritual Tour, Mumbai
  5. Bazaar Walk & Shopping Tours, Mumbai
  6. Street Food Tour, Mumbai
  7. Heritage Walk, South Mumbai
  8. Bollywood Tours, Mumbai
  9. Essel World/ Water Kingdom Tour, Mumbai
  10. Helicopter Ride In Mumbai
  11. Art Lovers Tour, South Mumbai
  12. Wildlife & Nature Tour, Mumbai

Places Near Mumbai

  1. A Day Tour for River Rafting and Water Activities, Kolad (Approx. 10 hrs.)
  2. A Day Tour for Paragliding & Adventure Activities, Kamshet
  3. A Day Tour for Hot Air Balloon Ride, Lonavala
  4. A Day Tour for Imagica Theme Park, Karjat
  5. 1 Night Tour to Lonavala
  6. 1 Night Tour to Matheran
  7. 2 Night Tour to Mahabaleshwar
  8. Customized Tour



Mumbai Sightseeing Tours and Packages / Things to do in Mumbai / Places to Visit in Mumbai - Tour 1
 
  1. Half Day City Tours, Mumbai (5-7 Hours): This tour is one of the most popular tours as it covers most of the tourist attractions in South Mumbai. It is suitable for those who have less time in hand and want to catch on the major highlights of Mumbai city. The recommended starting time is between 9 am to 2 pm on any day of the week. In this tour we would visiting places as described below:
  • Gateway of India: It is an arch monument built during the 20th century. It was erected to welcome the landing of King George V and Queen Mary at Apollo Bunder, Colaba on their visit to India in 1911. It overlooks the Arabian Sea and is often referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai. It is one of the top tourist attractions in the city.
  • Prince of Wales Museum: Founded in the early 1900s, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya is one of the premier cultural institutions in the country. The museum houses a huge collection of Indian artifacts and showcases the history of the county since the Mughal Times.
  • Victoria Terminus: It is the headquarters of the central railway line in Mumbai. It is an UNESCO World heritage building with brilliant architecture built in 1887 to commemorate the Golden jubilee of Queen Victoria. It is one of the most photographed buildings in India.
  • Marine Drive: It is a 3.6 Kilometer long boulevard in South Mumbai. It is a C-shaped road along the Mumbai coast. It is also known as the Queens Necklace because, if viewed at night from an elevated point anywhere along the drive, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace. This is one of the photo stops that you should not miss.
  • Visit to the Prominent Temples: You will be visiting the prominent temples in South Mumbai such as Babulnath Temple (dedicated to Lord Shiva), Shree Mahalaxmi Temple, and Siddhivinayak Temple (dedicated to Lord Ganesha).
  • Hanging Gardens and Kamala Nehru Park: These gardens are opposite each other in Malabar Hills, South Mumbai. Hanging Garden was built in1880 atop a water storage reservoir. The garden is haven for walkers and it has plant sculptures of various animals. Kamala Nehru Park offers a bird’s eye view of Chowpatty Beach and the Marine drive Promenade.
  • Mani Bhavan: It served as Mahatma Gandhi’s home when he used to visit Mumbai. The room on 2nd floor where Gandhiji used to stay is kept as it is even today. It also has a doll museum depicting the important life stages of Gandhiji’s life.
  • Rajabai Clock Tower: It is modelled on the Big Ben in London. The towers architecture boasts nice blend of Venetian and Gothic styles. The clock is named after Rajabai, mother of Premchand Roychand the famous business also known as the Cotton King.

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  1. Full Day City Tours, Mumbai (9 Hours): This tour showcases all aspects of Mumbai i.e. South Mumbai and Suburbs. It is a splendid mix of landmarks and monuments, temples and art gallery, beaches and gardens. The tour allows you the opportunity to truly experience the city, appreciate its architecture and history and see local culture of Mumbai. The recommended starting time to take the tour is between 9am to 11am any day of the week.
  • Gateway of India: It is an arch monument built during the 20th century. It was erected to welcome the landing of King George V and Queen Mary at Apollo Bunder, Colaba on their visit to India in 1911. It overlooks the Arabian Sea and is often referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai. It is one of the top tourist attractions in the city.
  • Prince of Wales Museum: Founded in the early 1900s, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya is one of the premier cultural institutions in the country. The museum houses a huge collection of Indian artifacts and showcases the history of the county since the Mughal Times.
  • Victoria Terminus: It is the headquarters of the central railway line in Mumbai. It is an UNESCO World heritage building with brilliant architecture built in 1887 to commemorate the Golden jubilee of Queen Victoria. It is one of the most photographed buildings in India.
  • Marine Drive: It is a 3.6 Kilometer long boulevard in South Mumbai. It is a C-shaped road along the Mumbai coast. It is also known as the Queens Necklace because, if viewed at night from an elevated point anywhere along the drive, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace. This is one of the photo stops that you should not miss.
  • Visit to the Prominent Religious Places: You will be visiting the prominent temples in South Mumbai such as Babulnath Temple (dedicated to Lord Shiva), Shree Mahalaxmi Temple, Siddhivinayak Temple (dedicated to Lord Ganesha), Haji Ali Dargah, ISCKON Temple (dedicated to Lord Ram & Lord Krishna) and Mount Mary Church.
  • Hanging Gardens and Kamala Nehru Park: These gardens are opposite each other in Malabar Hills, South Mumbai. Hanging Garden was built in1880 atop a water storage reservoir. The garden is haven for walkers and it has plant sculptures of various animals. Kamala Nehru Park offers a bird’s eye view of Chowpatty Beach and the Marine drive Promenade.
  • Mani Bhavan: It served as Mahatma Gandhi’s home when he used to visit Mumbai. The room on 2nd floor where Gandhiji used to stay is kept as it is even today. It also has a doll museum depicting the important life stages of Gandhiji’s life.
 
  • Rajabai Clock Tower: It is modelled on the Big Ben in London. The towers architecture boasts nice blend of Venetian and Gothic styles. The clock is named after Rajabai, mother of Premchand Roychand the famous business also known as the Cotton King.
  • Heritage Buildings in South Mumbai: You will be shown famous buildings of south Mumbai from outside such as Mumbai University, High Court, St. Thomas Cathedral, and Horniman Circle etc.
  • Bandra Bandstand:It is a 1.2 kilometer long walkway along the sea on the western coast of Mumbai. One can visit the Bandra Fort at the end of the road and also catch a bird’s eye view of the Bandra Sea Link. You can also see the home of famous Bollywood stars such as Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan.
  • Juhu Beach: It is one of the famous beach in India. You can try the various local delicacies and street food. Watching the sunset in this wonderful place, guarded by the vast Arabian Sea, is a dream like vision for anyone who visits the beaches.

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  1. Elephanta Caves Tour, Mumbai (6 Hours): They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. They are located on Elephanta Islands, 10 kilometers to the east of Mumbai city. The Elephanta caves contain rock cut stone sculptures that show syncretism of Hindu and Buddhist ideas and iconography. The name, Elephanta was given by the Portuguese as there was a large elephant sculpture in the island. Elephanta Festival is a two day dance and music festival in February every year.
To reach the Elephanta Islands, you will have to take boat from Gateway of India. The first boat leaves at 9 am (boats at every 10 minutes) and the last returning boat is at 5.30 pm. You can have a glimpse of the Arabian Sea and the sky line of Mumbai city while on your way to the Islands. The boat takes 1 hour to reach.
The recommended time to start the tour is between 9 am to 11 am any day of the week except Mondays. And it is best to avoid this tour during monsoons as due to the weather conditions boat services are disrupted.


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  1. Spiritual Tours (6 to 7 Hours): Our Mumbai spiritual tour is dedicated to all spiritual places in South Mumbai and suburbs. Take the spiritual journey by visiting the most beautiful and famous temples, churches and mosques in Mumbai. The city has many temples devoted to various Gods and religions. Each temple is different in terms of architecture, structure and terms of worship. A spiritual tour in Mumbai is a good way to relieve yourself from the modern fast paced life and enjoy some quiet time with the tranquil environment of these religious sites.
This tour is available on all days of the week and recommended time is mornings or evenings. Please note that the temples are closed in the afternoons and shut by 9.00pm at night. Below are the list of places that would be covered.
  • Afghan Church: The majestic church is known for its stained glass designs. The tall spire of the church can be seen from many parts of South Mumbai. It was built by British to commemorate the dead of the first Afghan war and disastrous 1842 retreat from Kabul. The church is located in Navy Nagar in the Colaba area of South Mumbai.
  • Babulnath Temple: This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated on a small hillock near Girgaum Chowpatty, it is the oldest temple in Mumbai city. The temple is located 1000 feet above sea level and you will be mesmerized by the peace and tranquility present in the temple.
  • Haji Ali Darga: This prominent darga is located at Haji Ali in South Mumbai in the middle of sea. Devotees have to walk a 1 km narrow pathway that submerges under water during high tide. It is the shrine of Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari, the Sufi saint. It was constructed in 1431. On Thursdays and Fridays you will notice huge crowd visiting the shrine.
  • Siddhivinayak Temple: Is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha and is located in Prabhadevi. It is one the richest temples in Mumbai. The temple has a small mandap with the shrine for Siddhi Vinayak (Ganesha who grants your wish). The wooden doors to the sanctum are craved with images of the Ashtavinayak (the eight manifestations of Ganesha in Maharashtra) and the inner roof of the sanctum is plated with gold.
  • Mahalaxmi Temple: it is one of the famous temples of Mumbai situated on Bhulabhai Desai Road in Mahalaxmi. It is dedicated to Mahalaxmi the central deity of Devi Mahatmyam or the ‘Goddess of Wealth’ and was built in 1831 by a Hindu merchant.
  • Jain Temple: Jainism is a section that believes in total non-violence including no harm to animals in any way. The Babu Amichand Panalal Adishwarji Jain Temple is located at Malabar Hills near Hanging Gardens.
  • Iskcon Temple: This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. It was opened in 1978, the complex includes spacious marble temple, an auditorium, a huge restaurant and a twin towered seven-storey guest house. A glimpse of the Aarti in morning and evening is a delight to watch and hear.

Mumbai Sightseeing Tours and Packages / Things to do in Mumbai / Places to Visit in Mumbai - Tour 5
  1. Bazaar Walk & Shopping Tours, Mumbai: Mumbai is known as a shopper’s paradise. Place to shop in Mumbai are delightful experience as you will have lots of options to go for! Shopping places range from posh shopping malls to local street shopping. That is we at Dragonfly, The Art Hotel have shortlisted some of the best shopping places to cater to your needs. Here are some of the handpicked places for our guest covering the best of local street markets as well as shopping malls:-
  • Colaba Causeway: Open all days from morning to night, this market is one of the famous market in south Mumbai. You will find everything here from handicrafts to junk jewelry to clothes and brass items. The famous Leopold’s cafe is also situated here. (Please note that this market is overcrowded on all days.)
  • Chor Bazaar or the Thieves market/ Flea Market:This iconic market has a history spanning more than 150 years. Located near the Mohammad Ali Road in south Mumbai, the market is open daily from 11 am until 7.30 pm except Fridays. One can find items like antiques, bronze items, vintage items, trash and treasure. (Please note that this market is overcrowded on all days.)
  • Crawford Market: It is an old-styled market, housed in an historic colonial building. It specializes in wholesale fruits and vegetables but now sells array of products. The market is open all days except Sundays from morning until night. You can buy imported items, toys, confectionery and dry fruits. (Please note that this market is overcrowded on all days.)
  • Fashion Street: It is a cluster of around 100+ clothes and accessories shop on MG road in South Mumbai. It is a paradise for a shopaholic as you get local as well as export quality products at throw away prices. Make sure to keep your bargaining skills ready. The best time to visit this place is between 12 pm to 4 pm when there is relatively less crowd. Hours of operation is all days of week from 11 am to 8 pm.
  • Hill Road & Linking Road, Bandra: Street shopping destination in suburbs is famous for Clothes, jewelry, shoes and other accessories. Keep your bargaining skills ready for all the local street shopping destinations. It’s open on all days from 11 am to 9 pm. Avoid Mondays as some of these shops are closed.
  • Irla Market: besides road shopping for clothes, shoes and accessories, Irla is famous for Alfa stores, a store with around 5 hops in Irla market itself houses variety of collection from electronics, mobile phones, perfumes, watches, cosmetics, crockery, clothes and daily items at cheaper prices.
  • Lokhandwala Market, Andheri: Street shopping destination in suburbs is famous for Clothes, jewelry, shoes and other accessories. Keep your bargaining skills ready for all the local street shopping destinations. It’s open on all days from 11 am to 9 pm. This street is also famous for spotting Television Celebrities.
Apart from street shopping Mumbai offers a variety of Shopping Malls and Complexes to its visitors. Some of the luxury and well known malls in Mumbai are listed below:
  • Palladium Mall (Lower Parel): Open all days from 11am to 10 pm houses all the international famous brands. It is the only high end luxury mall in Mumbai.
  • High Street Phoenix (Lower Parel): Open all days from 11 am to 10 pm.
  • R-City (Ghatkopar): Open all days from 11 am to 10pm.
  • Phoenix Market City (Kurla):Open all days from 11 am to 10pm.
  • Inorbit & Infinity Mall (Malad): Open all days from 11 am to 10 pm.
  • Inorbit Mall (Vashi, Navi Mumbai):Open all days from 11 am to 10pm.

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  1. Street Food Tour, Mumbai: Slurp, bite, gulp, hoard. If you are in the mood to tantalize your taste buds, fall in love with Mumbai all over again. The cultural diversity of Mumbai can be seen in the culinary richness that the city offers in form of street food with Muslim, Gujarati, South Indian, Parsi and Maharashtrian influences. These flavors, colors and textures create dishes that pop in your mouth without burdening your pockets. So here it is, the ultimate list of the street food places in Mumbai when you are visiting here:
  • Ghatkopar Khau Galli
  • Mohammed Ali Road Khau Galli
  • Borivali Khau Galli
  • Mithibai College Khau Galli
  • Girgaum Chowpatty Khau Galli
  • Carter Road Khau Galli
  • Juhu Beach Khau Galli


Some of the popular street food dishes one must try when in Mumbai are:
  • Vada Pav: is made of a potato patty placed between Indian bread, the bread is smothered with sweet tamarind chutney, spicy chilly chutney and chilli powder.
  • Dabeli: It is very similar to Vada Pav. Sweet potato mixture is placed between a Pav (Indian bread), smothered with sweet chutney and pomegranates.
  • Missal Pav: the dish is a mixture of curried lentils, topped with potato bhaji, chivada, chopped onions and tomatoes and is served with yogurt and pav.
  • Pav Bhaji: an assortment of mashed vegetables cooked with spices and seasonings is served with bun bread.
  • Chaats:Chaats such as Bhel Puri, Dahi Puri, Sev Puri, Pani Puri & Chinese Bhel are something one cannot miss when in Mumbai. Various road side Thella’s and shops offer hygienic and tasty chaats.
  • Ragda Patties:It is a combination of radga- soft and spicy flavored chick pea & patties- deep fried mashed potato patties, topped with chopped onions, tamarind sauce and green chutney.
  • Sandwich: Try from the variety of sandwiches the city offers apart from the regular ones such as Mayonnaise Grill Sandwich, Pizza Sandwich, and Club Sandwich etc.
  • South Indian: The city offers variety of dosa’s like Ginni dosa, Pizza dosa, Manchurian dosa, Chinese dosa etc. The best places to eat different variety of dosa’s are on the many Thella’s that are scattered in the city offering the tastiest and hygienic food.
  • Rolls and Frankies: Variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian rolls and Frankies are available as per your taste buds that one must try when in Mumbai.
Please note that we also suggest and take request for table bookings at famous restaurants, cafes, lounge or a pub with prior intimidation.


Mumbai Sightseeing Tours and Packages / Things to do in Mumbai / Places to Visit in Mumbai - Tour 7
 
  1. Heritage Walk, South Mumbai:Mumbai’s dazzling growth from a small fishing village to India’s commercial capital is proof of its amazing adaptive and progressive character. This tour will give you fascinating insights of the buildings and monuments around the city of Mumbai. Currently we offer 3 heritage walks that will showcase South Mumbai’s amazing collection of historic colonial landmarks and architectural gems built in a vast array of materials and styles.
  • KALA GHODA WALK:The duration of this tour is approx. 3 hours and recommended time to start this tour is at 10 am. On this route, you will see a veritable parade of archetypal Neo-Gothic public buildings built in the 1860s and 20’s such as glorious Bombay University Library with its high campanile and the grand imposing High Court that are South Mumbai’s main architectural attraction. Fronting this line of historic Gothic edifices across the open space of Oval Maiden is a row of superb 1930s Art Deco apartment buildings making this a marvelously unique setting both visually and architecturally. Another highlight on the route is the culturally vibrant Kala Ghoda node. The tour would start from Gateway of India. Starting point of this tour is Gateway of India.
  • HORNIMAN CIRCLE WALK: The duration of this tour is approx. 3 hours and recommended time to start this tour is 10 am. On this route, you will see the city’s long association with the British that is reflected in the old world charm of it buildings made in varying styles – from the early 1800’sneo-classic to the late 1860’s Victorian neo-Gothic, early 20th century that combined Gothic – like flamboyance with Muslim-Indian architectural features, and also the flamboyant Art Deco of the 1930s and 40s. You will see some of the city’s well-known landmarks, in the heart of the old Fort area- Mumbai’s oldest business district. Besides their heritage value, the presence of over 30 banking establishments and important financial institutions renders the area into Mumbai’s principal tourist and commercial hub. Starting point of this tour is Asiatic Library (also known as the Central Library).
 
  • COMBO FORT WALK: The duration of this tour is 4 to 5 hours and recommended time to start the tour is 10 am. This walk is combination of the Kala Ghoda and Horniman circle routes together as one extended tour. The starting point of this tour is Asiatic Library (also known as the Central Library)
Please Note:
  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes as you will be walking in all the above tours.
  • Carry necessary items you will require during your walk.
  • Visit to the Asiatic Library is only possible on weekdays and Saturdays.
  • We do not guarantee admission into sites/buildings if they are shut on public holidays or refuse permission.
  • It is recommended to carry your passports/ID cards while on the walk.
  • Photography may not be permitted at all places.


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  1. Bollywood Tours, Mumbai: Bollywood is the name given to the Indian film industry. It is one of the largest film producing centers in the world as so many commercially successful and critically acclaimed films churn out from the bright and creative brains here. On an average, Bollywood produces around 1050 films annually. Currently we offer 2 Bollywood tours that you can choose from.
  • 3 hour Bollywood Film city Tour: The tour comprises of visiting the famous Film City in Goregoan. You will get a chance to visit shooting spots such as helipad, temple, church, lake, garden, court etc. You might also get lucky by visiting a shooting site is possible and permission given or might get a glimpse pf live shooting from bus. Overlook Film/TV serial sets, and exploring interesting and unknown facts about Bollywood.
  • Full day Bollywood tour: This tour is approximately 8 hours tour and will comprise of visit to the famous film city in Goregoan. There you will be visiting shooting spots such as helipad, temple, church, lake, garden, court etc. You might also get lucky by visiting a shooting site is possible and permission given or might get a glimpse pf live shooting from bus. Overlook Film/TV serial sets, and exploring interesting and unknown facts about Bollywood. After this 2 hour memorable trip you will headed to viewing homes of famous stars in Mumbai through a private vehicle. On your way you would be visiting homes of famous stars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, and Salman Khan Etc. You will also be visiting a shooting studio where you be escorted through a specially created studio for an intimate look behind the scenes at technicians at work. You may even get the chance to peek inside a film stars make up room and pose snapshots with some actors. Next you will step out to a dance show based on infamous routines from Bollywood films. The talented artist will perform 5 Bollywood routines for the audience, and then you will have the opportunity to try it yourself. Followed by post production visit to a dubbing and music studio where you can get a chance to see technical things, you will also see VFX video and observe how visual effects are created in Bollywood movies. The above package includes pick up from Hotel/Drop off in an air-conditioned vehicle (Private).
Please Note:
  • We need your cooperation wherever the personal frisking and checking of baggage is mandatory. Except your valuables, hand-baggage are not allowed at location shooting.
  • Photo shots are strictly not allowed until and unless permission is given.
  • Please keep your mobile phone on silent throughout the tour.
  • Most of the studios and homes of celebrities are at distant places and may take considerable time to reach, kindly bear with such unavoidable time consumption.
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  1. Essel World/ Water Kingdom Tour, Mumbai:
  1. Essel World is the largest amusement park in the country and Water Kingdom is one of the largest theme water parks in the country. Essel World and water Kingdom together make one of Asia’s largest amusement parks. They expand over an area of 64 acres and are frequented by locals and non-locals from all age groups. With a number of exciting rides and entertainment, Essel World and Water Kingdom is a favorite summer destination for many families. The island of fun is located on the coastal Gorai village in northwest Mumbai, a scenic setting injected with wholesome thrill and entertainment. One can travel to the amusement park by taxi/ private vehicle or take a ferry ride from Gorai beach, Borivali West and the rides are available every 15 minutes except between 3:00pm and 6:00pm. Ferry charges are 50 rupees per person.
Essel World has over 57 attractions designed for entertainment for all ages while Water Kingdom offers over 30 attractions. It has the world’s largest Wave Pool that is spread across 100 meters with cool blue water and lush gardens.
The best time to visit the park is between September and June to avoid the heavy monsoons and make the most of the rides. Visitors may club Essel World and Water Kingdom together in 1 day. There is a Skating rink that occupies 3400 square feet of area, maintaining temperature as low as 4 degrees Celsius. Skating shoes are available on an hourly basis at extra cost. This is the only ride that is not included in the entry pass/ticket and visitors need to pay extra. Essel world also has a Bowling Alley, Dance floor to keep you entertained throughout the day.
Please Note:
  • No outside food and beverages are allowed.
  • Senior citizens need to carry valid age proof photo ID to avail benefit.
  • Charges for F&B, Riki’s Rocking Alley, Artic Circle and other specified attractions are in addition to normal entry ticket rates.
  • Nylon or Lycra swimwear is mandatory for water Kingdom. Swimwear is also available on rent and for purchase at Water Kingdom at an additional cost.
  • Baggage facility at Essel World and lockers at Water Kingdom is provided at nominal rates.



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  1. Helicopter Ride in Mumbai: Indulge in the most innovative way of exploring Mumbai with this Helicopter Joy Ride! Think beyond exploring the metropolis trough land and water, and indulge in this novel activity that provides a bird’s view of the city. Enjoy your flight in a chartered helicopter at less than 12000 feet, over either South or North Mumbai with a very friendly pilot who loves to talk about the city. There are three categories available; shared helicopter ride, private ride for couples and private ride for up to 3 persons. Typical rides are of 20 minutes, 30 minutes and 1 hour. Depending on the duration of the tour you will be shown parts of South Mumbai, North Mumbai, Central Mumbai and Navi Mumbai as well as Vashi in case of long rides. Booking of a helicopter ride can be done for any time slot between 11am to 4pm on all days of the week depending upon the availability.
Please Note:
  • Please wear light clothes.
  • Carrying any type of luggage is not permitted in the helicopter.
  • You will need to go through a security check before boarding the helicopter.
  • Parking of vehicle inside the airport is not permitted.
  • Full advance payment has to be done 2 days before the tour.
  • You will need to report to the Juhu aerodrome at least half an hour before the flight. Exact timings are not always fixe since departures depend on weather conditions.
  • Indians need to carry their passport copy or any other photo id proof such as driving license, aadhar card, pan card, etc. Foreigners need to produce a passport and visa for verification.
  • In case flight is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, technical glitch, etc. then full refund will be given to the passengers.
  • In case the cancellation is done by the passenger then no refund will be given.
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  1. Art Lovers Tour, South Mumbai: Art is a big business in Mumbai, you only need to soak up the grandeur of the basalt Gateway of India monument or wander around the colorful mural covered alleys of Kala Ghoda in the southern part of the city to witness it yourself. Mumbai’s vibrant creative scene has long been part of the fabric of the city, thanks to gallery heavyweights like Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai and art festivals with international clout, such as the annual Mumbai Gallery Weekend. But with the new galleries and creative spaces opening all the time, it has also become a bub of burgeoning new talent.Some of the museums and art galleries that you can explore in Mumbai include:
  • Prince of Wales Museum:also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj vastu Sangralaya is located 5 minutes walking distance from the Gateway of India. It was built in early 20th century by prominent citizens to commemorate the visit of Prince of Wales. The museum has 3 sections which are Art, Archaeology and Natural History. There are 50000 exhibits on display and foreigners get a headphone to hear the commentary when they go to different sections. Timings are 10.45 am to 6 pm (last entry at 5.15 pm) and closed on Mondays.
  • Jahangir Art Gallery:it is located next to the Prince of Wales Museum. The gallery is open all days of the week and it features paintings of well-known local artists. Timings are 11 am to 7 pm.
  • National Gallery of Modern Art: this is the biggest art gallery in Mumbai at Colaba, South Mumbai. It is located opposite the Prince of Wales Museum. The art gallery is closed on Mondays and the timings are 11 am to 6 pm.
  • RBI Monetary Museum: the museum has a good collection of coins, currency notes, gold bars and financial instruments down the ages. The museum is open from 10.45 am to 5.15pm and is located in the Fort area of South Mumbai. It’s closed on Mondays.
  • Discovery of India Museum:is located in the Nehru Centre at Worli. It displays information on how India evolved over a period of time. Timings are 11 am to 5pm. Closed on Mondays.
  • Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum:Is located in the complex of Jijamata Udyan Zoo. It was opened in 1872 and is the oldest museum of the city. Timings are 10.30 am to 5.30 pm and closed on Wednesdays.
  • Sassoon Dock: one of the oldest docks in Mumbai, it was built in 1875 and was recently revamped to become a favorite among the art lover in the city. The 142 year old dock is now a piece of art with Mumbaikars artistically recreating the space under st+art Foundation’s India Project. They hosted the Urban Art Festival in 2017 when the dock went through a makeover.

Art Festivals and Flea Market in Mumbai:
  • Kala Ghoda Art Festival: it is one of the most awaited events in the year in Mumbai. The nine day long art festival has innumerable open air installation for art exhibitions, events, activities and stalls. From cinemas, theatre and dance to heritage walks, workshops, food and art, this festival has it all. The festival takes place in February each year.
  • India Art Festival: it is a contemporary art fair which gives a lot of room for collaborations between different art galleries and artists, designers, architects and the likes. The festival features curated panel discussion and seminars on contemporary art, architecture and infrastructure. This festival takes place in January each month.
  • The Li’l Flea: this flea market is one of the most sought after festivals around the city. The Li’l flea has a perfect blend of fashion, music, food and art. This festival is a perfect place to visit for shopaholics, art lovers, and poetry and music enthusiast. It is aesthetically as appealing as it sounds.
  • Mumbai Art Fair: it is a contemporary art festival curated for independent artists. It focuses on different forms of art, showcasing paintings, sculptures, photographs and other forms of such creative work. The fair provides a creative space for artists, art buyers and art writers to collaborate.


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Wildlife & Nature Tour, Mumbai:the only place in Mumbai where one can witness rich flora and fauna is Sanjay Gandhi National Park. A 34 sq. mi protected area is one of the major national parks existing within a metropolis limit and is one of the most visited parks in the world. The park is home to a number of endangered species of flora and fauna. The forest area of the park houses over 1000 plant species, 251 species of migratory, land and water birds, 50,000 species of insects and 40 species of mammals. In addition, the park also provides shelter to 38 species of reptile, 9 species of amphibians, 150 species of butterflies and a large variety of fish. The park is also home to a small population of leopards.
Major tourist attractions at Sanjay Gandhi National Park:
  • Vanrani Narrow gauge train: the park features a “Toy Train” that runs on a narrow gauge railway. The fun train ride of about 15 minutes takes you along the foothills of the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial on 190 m Pavilion Hill, traverses a couple of bridges and tunnels and passes over the Deer Park.
  • Boating: another attraction is a boating service available near the Vanrani start point.
  • Tiger and lion Safari: main attraction of the park is lion and tiger safari. The safari is a 20 minute ride through a 30 acres fenced forest area in one of the parks green buses. The park is said to have a total of about 25 lions and lionesses. There are 4 tigers that are kept semi-confined in a fenced area that is toured by the buses.
  • Walking trails: there are several walking trails in the park. The popular Ashok Van trail winds up through thick forest to a dense cluster of Ashoka trees that are a welcome half way resting spot. One can return by Gaumukh trail to an open place of volcanic rock to return to Kanheri caves. A more ambitious route is the View Point trail to the highest point in Mumbai, for a panoramic view of the city and a view of the three lakes of the city – Tulsi Lake, Vihar Lake and Powai Lake. New jungle trails at Sanjay Gandhi National Park allow visitors to see the more unexplored parts of the park.
  • Trimurti Temple: in the forest, there is a famous Jain Temple and is widely visited by Digambar sect of Jain community. It has three huge idols of lord Adinath and his sons, lord Bahubali and lord Bhararta.
  • Kanheri caves: is a protected archaeological site. The caves were sculpted by Buddhist residents starting in the 1st century BCE. They were chiseled out of a massive basaltic rock outcropping.

 

Places near Mumbai

  1. A Day Tour for River Rafting and Water Activities, Kolad (Approx. 10 hrs.): If you are looking for an adrenaline adventure just 2.5 hours from Mumbai then why not take a river rafting trip at Kolad. Kolad is locate on the Mumbai - Panvel – Goa road and it is 130 kms from Mumbai. Kolad is located on the banks of Kundalika River. Kolad also has a railway station that is connected to Mumbai. Weather throughout the year is ideal for rafting in Kolad, but visitors prefer monsoon season (June to September). Rafting during monsoons is an amazing experience as the surroundings are all the more greener, the cascading waterfalls and roaring water in the river strives for a thrilling rafting experience. For those who are not much of accustomed to heavy rainfall can participate in rafting during winter season (October – March). Enjoy rafting for approximately 2 hours at a very reasonable cost. Cost depends on factors like the route chosen, the group size and the season. Weekend and weekday prices also differ.

The following activities can be done in Kolad:
  • White Water Rafting: white water rafting is possible in the river Kundalika River in the mornings when water is released from the Bhira Dam. The rapids over the river stretch over 12km.
  • Camping with Adventure Activities: camping has become very popular in Kolad. You can also take part in adventure activities such as trekking, mountain climbing, ATV water biking, boating, and mountain cycling and rappelling etc. Many farmhouse have also mushroomed in the last few years. You can also opt for 2 days 1 night package.
  • Kayaking at Kundalika River: apart from river rafting, kayaking is also very famous and attracts a lot of visitors. You can even take one day course and learn kayaking.
  • Suratwadi Lake: this pristine lake is ideal for relaxing and bird watching.
  • Kuda Caves: it is located in Janjira Hills, 200 ft. above sea level. There is a group of 6 rock cut Buddhist caves. There are several stupas as well as sculptures and paintings. The caves are located 20 kms from Kolad.

Please Note:
  • It is recommended to start the journey early morning for better experience. Recommended time is 5am to 6 am.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and carry extra pair of clothes.
  • Food is served in all packages.
  • All necessary safety gears are checked and provided to visitors.


 
  1. A Day Tour for Paragliding & Adventure Activities, Kamshet: We all dream of spreading our wings and flying across the sky. While literally getting wings is not possible, but what you can do is paraglide to get the same thrill. Kamshet is a small town that is located 101Kms from Mumbai. Is has become a popular tourist destination as it offers variety of adventure activities such as flying fox, rappelling, trekking and mountain climbing. You will fly away in the wind with the instructor behind you and marvel at the open sky and the beautiful surroundings. The session lasts for anywhere between 15 minutes and 1 hour, depending on which package you choose. You can go for a day package or a 2 day 1 night package. Other tourist attractions in and around Kamshet include Vadivali lake (a scenic location to relax in the evening) and Kondeshwar Temple. You can also go for a half an hour climb to the Buddhist caves in Bedsa (8Kms from Kamshet). Recommended time to start the journey is 5:00 am to 6:00 am.
The recommended flying season runs from November until following June, eight months of sunshine and great flying weather. Kamshet is full of picturesque sites/

Please Note:
  • Eligibility age is 15 years and above and weight is 45 kgs and above.
  • Reporting time for flying is 8 am
  • During monsoons and bad weather conditions the flying is stopped.
  • During winters afternoon sessions are not available.
  • Carry clothing- T-shirts/Shirts, Full pants/Shorts, shoes (please avoid slippers/ open footwear)
  • Please avoid flying immediately after meals. 2 hours gap is advised.
  • All students have to furnish an indemnity form.
  • Students below 18 years will need written consent of parent/ guardian.
  • Confirmation from this tour booking needs to be done 2 days prior and there will be no cancellation or refund given.
  • In case of cancellation due to weather conditions, either new booking will be provided or refund given.






 
  1. A Day Tour for Hot Air Balloon Ride, Lonavala: take off on an unforgettable flight up high in the sky with a hot air balloon safari in Lonavala. A stunning hill station, it is located in the misty Sahyadris at a close distance from Mumbai, about 82kms. The hot air balloon ride happens at different time slots all through the year and last for an unforgettable hour. Lonavala holds within its natural embrace a vast horizon of greenery, stunning valleys, gigantic hillocks and luscious lakes and the sights that you will see will delight your soul with long-lasting peace.
The activity can be availed at the following timings:
  • Oct-Nov 6.15 am
  • Dec-Feb 6.45 am & 4 pm
  • Mar-May 6.15 am

Please Note:
  • Please wear light clothes.
  • Carrying any type of luggage is not permitted in the Hot air balloon.
  • Full advance payment has to be done 2 days before the tour.
  • You will need to report to the meeting point at least half an hour before the activity. Exact timings are not always fixed since departures depend on weather conditions.
  • Indians need to carry their passport copy or any other photo id proof such as driving license, aadhar card, pan card, etc. Foreigners need to produce a passport and visa for verification.
  • In case flight is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, technical glitch, etc. then full refund will be given to the passengers.
  • In case the cancellation is done by the passenger then no refund will be given.
  • All flights are insured as per international aviation standards.
  • Activity can be availed as a private or group tour.
  • Food is included in the tour package.





 
  1. A Day Tour for Imagica Theme Park, Karjat: Adlabs Imagica is a 130-acre theme park in Khopoli, Maharashtra. About 75km from Mumbai with an average drive time of about 90 minutes. They have 6 parks: Theme Park, Water Park, Snow World, House of Stars, Eyelusion and Glowmagica. With over 40 rides, 8 themed restaurants and bars and 287 well equipped rooms for stays.
  • Theme Park: with thrilling indoor and outdoor roller coasters, several of India’s first thematic shows and attractions, a grand Imagica Parade, Imagica has it all.
  • Water Park: enjoy the Mykonos-themed water park featuring unique slides – both thrilling and relaxing, restaurants and shopping experiences.
  • Snow Park: spread across 15000 sq.ft. This unique experience is constantly at a cool -5 degree Celsius with 100% pure, real snow. Jackets and boots are provided at no additional cost.
  • House Of Stars: India’s first official Bollywood Park. Interact with your favorite stars and recreate iconic movies with authentic props.
  • Eyelusion: India’s first 3D + Augmented (AR) Park. Explore amazing, unique visual illusions, perfect for the entire family. Eyelusion brings illusions and AR experiences front and center.
  • Glowmagica: experience the new man-made wonders in a brand new light, with authentic models and unique lighting effects.
  • Novotel Imagica: is set amidst the scenic mountains of Khopoli and offers elegantly designed stylish rooms, premium meeting room facilities, all day dining options, a swimming pool, gymnasium and easy access to the parks.

Please Note:
  • The park is open on all days from 10 am to 7 pm.
  • You can also opt for night stay at Imagica Novotel, a 4-star property.
  • No outside food and beverages are allowed.
 
  1. 1 Night Tour to Lonavala: Lonavala’s close proximity from Mumbai makes it a popular destination for one day tour. The beauty of the town is heightened during monsoons. Numerous waterfalls, lakes and hills bring respite from the fast city life of Mumbai. It is about 96 kilometers (approx. 150 minutes’ drive) from Mumbai. It is known for its production of hard candy chikki.
Lonavala and Khandala are twin hill stations 622 meters above sea level, in the Sahyadris ranges that demarcate the Deccan Plateau and the Konkan coast. Rolling hills, dense forest, waterfalls, dams and a fort are only some of the things that Lonavala is so famous for. Famous tourist spots are:
  • Karla Caves: the caves were built between 3rd and 2nd century BC and they served as an important trade route from Arabian Sea to the Deccan areas.
  • Bhaja Caves: the popular Bhaja caves are on the other side of Karla Caves. The rock cut caves date back to 200Bc and they share a similar style of architecture as Karla Caves. The caves include 14 stupas out of which five stupas are inside the caves and the rest are outside.
  • Lions Point: this is a view point in Lonavala which overlooks a deep valley and mountains. Don’t miss out the sunset from this point. Also must try are the cheese pakodas, corn pakodas and Maggi served here. Please note this point closes at 7 pm due to safety reasons.
  • Tigers Point: is a cliff-top with sheer drop of over 650 m, giving an extensive view.
  • Celebrity Wax Museum: you can see wax models of famous Indian celebrities, actors, politicians and few Hollywood actors.
  • Bhushi Dam: a waterfall near the dam makes it the most visited and famous attraction in Lonavala.
  • Lohagad Fort: a robust climb of about 11.2 km from Malavali railway Station takes you to the Iron Fort, once a formidable battle station of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The fort commands a view of the surrounding hills and hamlets.
  • Narayani Dham: at a distance of about 2 Km from the main market, this huge temple complex has beautiful idols of Goddess Narayani, Ganesh and Hanuman.

For stays you can let us know your choice or we can suggest hotels and lodges as per your choice and budget. We would recommend to start this tour by 9 am to 10 am.



 
  1. 1 Night Tour to Matheran: a hill station located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m above sea level. It is about 100 km from Mumbai. Matheran which means “forest on the forehead” is an eco-sensitive region, it is Asia’s only Automobile-free hill station. You can take your car till Dhindi point, from there after you will either have to walk along the railway track for about 30 minutes to reach Matheran or the other modes of transportation are horses and hand pulled rickshaws. You can also opt for the toy train but bookings need to be done in advance as the frequency is very limited and time consuming.
There are altogether 28 points, two lakes, two parks, four major worship places in Matheran. Important points are Alexander point, rambag point, little chowk point, big chowk point, one tree hill point, belvedere point, lord’s point, Charlotte Lake, pisharnath mahadev mandir, echo point, sun rise point (panorama point), madavji garden, shiv mandir. Viewpoints like monkey and echo are famous for steep cliffs, deep ravines. One day trekking to vikatgad is an adventurous experience along the cliffs and deep ravines.
For stays you can let us know your choice or we can suggest hotels and lodges as per your choice and budget. We would recommend to start this tour by 6 am to 8 am.













 
  1. 2 Night Tour to Mahabaleshwar: at a distance of about 243 km from Mumbai, Mahabaleshwar is a popular tourist places in India and a town in Satara district of Maharashtra. It lies at an altitude of 1353 m in the Western Ghats range of India. It is one of the best places to visit near Mumbai. This pretty hill station is often referred as the queen of hill stations and offers panoramic view of the plains with the imposing sloppy peaks and surrounding woods. Mahabaleshwar constitutes three villages – Malcolm Peth, Old Mahabaleshwar and some parts of the Shindola village.

Day 1: pick up from your location at Mumbai and leave for Mahabaleshwar as early as possible. It will take about 6 hours to reach Mahabaleshwar. On reaching we will be visiting the famous points in Mahabaleshwar such as Elephants head Point and Kate’s Point, Krishna Devi Temple, Mahabaleshwar mandir, Panchganga Temple, Elphinstone Point, Arthur Seat Point, the famous Lake Venna Dam/Lake and sunset point. Then head straight for dinner and check-in to your selected hotel. Please Note: we can cover more points if we leave from Mumbai on time.

Day 2: after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and we will head to Wilson Point, Mapro Garden (famous for its strawberries, sandwiches and pizza. You can also buy Mapro products at their factory prices), Parsi point, Sydney Point, Devils Kitchen, Table Land and Rajpuri Caves. From there we will return back to Mumbai.

Please Note:
  • Best time to visit Mahabaleshwar: June to October
  • Peak season: August to September
  • Weather: Summers – maximum: 31 degrees & minimum: 18 degrees
Winters – maximum: 25 degrees & minimum: 12 degrees
  • Departure time should be ideally early morning by 6 am to 7 am.
  • Waterfalls are best during the August & September month.






 
  1. Customized Tour: no matter what your requirement is, we can arrange a customized tour for you. The customized tour is exactly what you want, whenever you want and wherever you want. Have you heard about anything new in Mumbai that we don’t cover? Then please let us know and we would be happy to arrange a tour for you. Depending on your interests you can put in your requirements and we will suggest the most appropriate tour for you. You can also combine places from two or more tours mentioned above and make your own tour consisting of only those places that interest you.