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Mumbai Travel Guide

Mumbai, the &ldquo;Gateway to India&rdquo; is the capital of Maharashtra and the financial capital of India.&nbsp;<strong>Mumbai Travel Guide</strong>&nbsp;speaks of its &ldquo;Unity in diversity&rdquo; as it embraces people from all cultures, religions and economic backgrounds

Mumbai, the “Gateway to India” is the capital of Maharashtra and the financial capital of India. Mumbai Travel Guide speaks of its “Unity in diversity” as it embraces people from all cultures, religions and economic backgrounds. It is also known as “City of Dreams” because of the Hindi Film Industry located in the city. Mumbaikars are known to represent the attitude and strength to come out of any kind of natural calamity or political unrest. The name Mumbai has been derived from the name of a Hindu Goddess Mumbadevi. It is the most populous metropolitan city in India and is the sixth most populated metropolitan city in the world.

The city is a major hub of industrial and commercial activities that contribute to around 70 % of India’s capital trade and investments. Mumbai tourism has procured a place on global map due to the hindi film industry which is popularly known as ''Bollywood''. Bollywood is one of the largest film industries on this world that makes more than 300 movies a year. The Hindi film industry has many things in it like theater, arts, crafts, documentary films, entertainment films, literary and artistic activities too. Mumbai Travel Guide gives you all the information about the exotic sites that can be visited in the city.

From heritage sites like Elephanta Caves, Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus and Gateway of India to the modern towering buildings and the bustling Nariman Point, Mumbai Travel Guide speaks from the pre-medieval era to the glamours and speculating world of India. The city houses many renonwed properties and the Taj Hotel is one of the prominent ones that is located opposite to the Gateway of India. Other places to visit in Mumbai are the Worli Fort, Juhu Beach, Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Haji Ali and Chor Bazar.

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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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i have to go CBD belapur,Navi Mumbai from Mumbai airport....is there any local transport?

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Leona Dsouza

am sorry i dnt idea about this

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After cancelling refund will be credited to the account?

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Raichur Ataullah

I am sorry Sar plz

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As i booked connecting flights from shirdi to hyderabad through mumbai, What if flight from shirdi is delayed to mumbai?

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Dilip Dhamanwala

You can get another flight

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Pls suggest hotels with Morning 6 am check in??

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Kaustav Rana

I want to stay in hotel in kalbadevi .....plz suggest me....

What's my landing terminal?

Any decent and reasonable hotel in dadar mumbai?

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j kumar

Bawa regency .

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3 adults want to stay in one room. Pls suggest such hotel?

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Purushoth

Valvan lake resort

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how can i get wheel chair at nagpur and mumbai airport?

Can you tell me resorts in 1000 to 1800 rs tariff?

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Karan Diwakar

hey buddy... I don't know much about resorts in Mumbai. But resorts are definitely much more expensive than your given budget. you've got two options, either gocash , so that you end up paying less here....or you can look up decent personal apartment rental listings on airbnb.

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