Mumbai City - Gateway of India
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In this itinerary, we take you to the capital city of Maharashtra i.e. Mumbai. It is famed for its potential to fulfill the dreams of all coming in and so is additionally referred to as ‘Sapnon Hindu deity Shahar’ (City of Dreams). Apart from walking through the exuberant streets, we'll head to see what's famed regarding Mumbai just like the gateway of India, splendid Elephanta Caves (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) etc.
Mumbai has traces of every dynasty that has flourished here and on this tour, we go to see various historical reminiscences of the former empires and modern impressions of an Independent India. Morning pick up from the hotel at 9:30 a.m. to drive you until the Mumbai Harbour. Mumbai Harbour has six islands in its boundaries together with the Elephanta Island that homes the world-famous Elephanta caves.
On arrival at the shore of Bombay Harbour, embark on a ferry ride to sail over the Harbour to reach the caves. Elephanta Caves are selected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the historical field of study diplomacy showcased in rock cutting art done in it.
These caves are believed to possess been constructed in 5th Century B.C.and are enshrining the destroyer force in the trinity of Gods - Mahadeva/ Shiva. Treat yourself with a delicious lunch in the afternoon.
After Lunch: Mumbai Sightseeing
Grand Gateway of India will be the next destination followed by the Prince of Wales Museum which is called so because George V (Prince of Wales then) laid its foundation stone. Here, you will be seeing some amazing artifacts dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization and other significant eras.
Then we'll be moving on to explore Mani Bhavan (memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi) and therefore the busy lanes buzzing with multi-colored crowds and small mobile retailers.Also, you can get to know regarding the Dabbawalas - a celebrated tiffin distribution chain within the city.