Things to do in Mumbai

Mumbai beautiful city, home of Bollywood

Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra, as well as the most populated city in all of India. Mumbai is also the financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India so for visitors there is a lot of things to do in Mumbai while on vacation in the city.


Things to do in Mumbai

Enjoy beaches, tasty food, culture activities and all the fun things to do in Mumbai while on vacation.


Mumbai Beach

Mumbai beaches include Gorai Beach to the north via a ferry ride, where you can also buy shrimp from the fishermen; Manori to the north, which is less crowded; Madh Island is to the northwest and can be reached by land. Marve is to the west, though you can’t swim here, but- can watch Indian Naval base training. Aksa is to the north and Versova is near Andheri. Juhu and Bandstand beaches are famous for being visited by Bollywood celebrities. Girgaum Chowpatty beach has camel and elephant rides and lots of branded shopping.


Enjoy Mumbai Nightlife

If you like excitement the Mumbai nightlife is for you! It includes several clubs, including the Tryst, with its elevated VIP tables; China House with its Wi-Fi; Trilogy with its seductive red couches; the Aer on the 34th floor of the Four Seasons; Blue Frog for its live music; and Hype for Bollywood parties.

Mumbai to Goa by Train

Goa is a popular tourist destination south of Mumbai, also on the western coast of India. You can easily go from Mumbai to Goa by train, which is both convenient and inexpensive. Most trains from Mumbai to Goa takes around 12 hours.


When to go to Mumbai

Mumbai features a tropical climate, with seven dry months and five wet months. Summer is from March to June, and winter is from December to February. The average high temperature in summer is 32 °C (90 °F) and 30 °C (86 °F) in winter, with average minimum temperatures of 25 °C (77 °F) in summer and 20.5 °C (68.9 °F) in winter.


Mumbai Marathon

The Mumbai Marathon is the largest marathon in Asia and attracts many people from all over. One can run in five categories: marathon, half, 6k, Senior 4.3K, and Disability, 2.4K.


Mumbai Film Festival

If you love film then come for the annual Mumbai Film Festival which previews new films from all over the world.



Things to do in Mumbai

Mumbai Facts

Population12 442 373
CurrencyIndian Rupee
AirportChhatrapati Shivaji Intl, India (BOM)

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Mumbai - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is a historic railway station serving as the headquarters of the Central Railways of Mumbai Maharashtra. Formerly known as Victoria Terminus Station, it is a great example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture blended with Indian traditional architecture, which is the reason why it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Elephanta Caves

Located on Elephanta Island, near Bombay, the remains of rock-cut caves dedicated to the cult of the deity Shiva are found, dating to the 5th century AD with the island having been populated as early as the 2nd century BC. Under the name of Elephanta Caves, they are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can get to the island by Ferry from the Gateway of India in Mumbai. Once on the island there’s quite a lot of walking to be done between caves and stairs, so prepare your feet!

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Mumbai Marathon

The Mumbai Marathon is an annual marathon in January and was established in 2004. The event features a full marathon, a team relay marathon, a half-marathon, a charity driven 6k "dream run", a 4.3k senior citizens run and a 2.4k disability run. In other words, there is a race to participate in for pretty much everyone and it is a great opportunity to be a part of a Mumbai tradition. The course starts at Churchgate and follows the path along the Back Bay up north past the Mahim Bay, over the Bandra-Worli Sea Link bridge and back towards Churchgate. If you want an urban marathon with a beautiful scenic environment consisting of a view of the bay areas and the coast of the city, this one is for you.

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Golf in Mumbai

There are a couple of great golf courses in the area surrounding Mumbai. The Bombay Presidency Golf Club was built in 1927 and features an 18 hole golf course in a beautiful natural setting. Another great course, United Services Club Mumbai is located to the south on the peninsula where several of the holes are overlooking the ocean as well as using the ocean as a natural water hazard. To the north you will find the Lodha Golflinks, another great course where you can enjoy a relaxing round of golf.

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Water Parks in Mumbai - Water Kingdom at Essel World

Mumbai is home to many fun and exciting water parks. The most known and popular of them would probably be Water Kingdom that also is the biggest water theme park in Asia. It is a part of the amusement park Essel World and it offers you awesome water slides and other attractions for all ages and tastes. Don’t miss out on the unique feature “Aquadrome”, which is a large dance zone that is set with a lot of sprinklers to cool you down every now and then. Other parks to visit for a fun-filled day with lots of water splashing is Suraj Water Park, Shangrila Water Park and Nishiland Water Park.

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Theme Parks in Mumbai - Dazzling Fantasy Land

The city of Mumbai is home to two great theme parks, Essel World and Fantasy Land. Essel World is the biggest out of the two, it is actually the largest theme park in all of India. This place offers you lots of fun and exciting rides and it is especially appreciated for its colossal infrastructure. Fantasy Land doesn’t only offer a great amount of fun and excitement for all ages, it will also dazzle you with all of its beautiful green landscapes. Surely a great combination!

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