Mumbai is truly the city of dreams. There is something for everyone in this city and therefore this place is a paradise waiting to be explored.
From glitz and glamour to the gritty reality of life, it’s all on display in this juxtaposed cosmopolitan.
For the explorer, there are quite a few trails which are highly recommended, here are a few trails that you ought to try out in Mumbai.
The Churgate Heritage Walk
This one is a must do for sure. Start off at Churchgate station, check out the old Fort, Victoria Terminus, Kala Ghoda, Oval Maidan, Jehangir Art Gallery, the Asiatic Libray, Horniman Circle and end it at Marine Drive.
Gateway of India Walk
The Gateway of India and adjoining areas allow you to explore Colaba and its bylanes. With the street shopping, the heritage bars and eateries such as Café Mondegar and Leopold Café, this place needs you to have some time at your disposal. Visit the iconic Taj Mahal Hotel and you could even take a ferry across from The Gateway to go visit the Elephanta Caves.
Tour the bazaars of Mumbai. There is so much on offer. From Crawford Market and Mangaldas Cloth Market onto Zaveri Bazaar and hop over to Chor Bazaar which is a little far off but worth the distance!
Bandra Heritage Walks
One of Mumbai’s quaintest neighbourhoods, it has something from everyone. From walking along the Bandstand and hoping to catch a glimpse of a movie star to exploring the cute bylanes and small cafes while soaking in the rich history of the suburbs, Bandra shows you another side of this ever-changing city.
Mumbai weather is usually tropical so do carry your survival kit in your backpack.