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Mumbai Travel Guide

Mumbai, popularly known as the City of Dreams, is the capital city of Maharashtra. This cosmopolitan city is a mixed bucket full of cinema lovers, food, music and lifestyle of different cultures. The prime attraction of Mumbai is the Gateway of India. The Taj Mahal Hotel located right in front of the Gateway of India is another place that adds charm to Mumbai tourism. Juhu Beach, Chowpatty and Gorai are the three famous beaches in Mumbai.
The other important places to visit are Elephanta Caves, Siddivinayak Temple, Shahuji Chhatrapati Museum, Haji Ali Dargah, Bandra Worli Sea Link, Cathedral of Holy Name and many more. The months between October and March are considered the best to visit Mumbai. It is one of the main centres of arts, culture, music, dance and theatre in the country. The local cuisine of Mumbai is a must try for the travellers that include Vada Pav, Pav Bhaji, Pani Puri and Kala Khatta. There are a lot of options for shopping in this city, be it the flee markets of Colaba Causeway or upscale malls of Palladium Mall.
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How to Reach Mumbai
Mumbai is the most prominent financial hub of India as well as the Bollywood industry counts to be one of the most important parts of India’s economy growth. The Dalal Street, Marine Drive, Worli, Bandra, Dadar and Andheri acts as the bustling areas in the city. Nonetheless Mumbai is the most populated city in India as well as the largest city and hence it is connected with all other major cities in India as well as the world. Overlooking the Arabian Sea, the city has also a good knit of waterways that marks as an eminent route in framing up India’s commercial growth. So one who is inquiring about how to reach Mumbai should only worry about how to avoid the flooded streets during monsoon. You being a corporate traveller, travelling during the mid-June to September is a matter of fuss. Anyways Mumbai is well connected by roadways, railways and airways to all major cities in India as well as the international airport connects the city to all the major cities in the world.
A traveller from a nearby city may drive to Mumbai en route the hues of Western Ghats at one side and the crystal waves of the Arabian Sea on the other side. One planning to reach Mumbai by road from Nashik, which is approximately 170kms, may take the Nashik Mumbai Expressway that connects to Eastern Expressway or take Nashik to Mumbai bus which takes around 2 hrs 20 mins. The distance from Pune to Mumbai is approximately 150kms and Pune to Mumbai bustakes 2 hrs 30 mins whereas Aurangabad is approximately 340kms. The Sion-Panvel Express Highway and the Eastern Express Highway connects Mumbai to all the major cities in Maharashtra. Whereas one planning a drive from Goa to Mumbai, which is approximately 580kms, has to follow the National Highway 66 that connects to State Highway 21 followed by Sion-Panvel Expressway. Nonetheless drive from Ahmedabad to Mumbai en route Surat will take you approximately 8 hours.
Railway is the lifeline of Mumbai city and hence the city is well connected with other major cities in India through a very good network of tracks. The Chattrapati Shivaji Terminal and Mumbai Central are the two major railway stations in Mumbai whereas Dadar Railway Station and Kalyani Railway Station acts as a substitute. Thus one planning to reach Mumbai by train may either opt either of these stations. The Kalyani Railway Station that is located in the suburbs is well connected by road and cabs and buses ply to Mumbai city.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the country. It connects the city to all the major cities in the world. The domestic airport plies frequent flights to all other cities in India. Thus one who is planning to catch the flight to Mumbai should only worry about booking the tickets. Flights to Mumbai from New Delhi are often jam-packed and hence one needs to book his ticket well beforehand.

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Is there any 5 star hotel which only serve pure vegetarian food? Please suggest.
Sorry no hotel that’s officially Accredited 5 Star can be Pure vegetarian. & as far as I know there is no such hotel also.
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As few of the flights are cancelled due to heavy rains in Mumbai.. Is there any chance of cancellation of indigo flights on coming 12 July too?
You have to call the airline to find out the actual position. Don't go by rumours.
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I am only allowed 7 kg hand luggage. Can i take more check in luggage that is 15 kgs in spice jet ?
No it’s not possible mostly as these things are per the..DGCA but still u can carry more Luggage by paying extra while check inn .
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how can i come to know that my flight seat is locked? As after selection of my seat ,  i could not see it mentioned in my ticket , plz answer me as soon as possible..
If seat no not appearing in ticket, in all possibility, selection has not effected. pl call up airline call center and re-confirm.
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Hi. Wanted to know if any hotel allows unmarried couple with local ids?
You can go for any Taj, Oberoi, Hilton, Holiday inn etc, they just need your national ID and they are not bothered whether you are married or not. Else you can try for OYO rooms, as they also just ask your National ID. ..e.
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