Being known as the financial capital of India, Mumbai, is the biggest metropolis in the country. Bustling with energy, the city has always attracted travelers. From historic sites, temples, churches as well as mosques, the city has a couple of beaches too. Most Bollywood stories are set in this city.
Places to Stay
There are several star rated and budget hotels in Mumbai. Some of them are Hotel KC Residency (Tariff – Rs. 705), Hotel Skyway Inn (Tariff – Rs. 887), Hotel Everest Iswariyaa (Tariff – Rs. 1,026) and Sahara Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1,406).
The official language of Mumbai is Marathi and Hindi. The other languages spoken include Gujarati, Kannada, English, Telugu, Konkani, Dangii and Varhadi.
Some famous festivals and events of Mumbai include the Mumbai Festival and Elephanta Festival . The Mumbai festival happens every year during January.
Place to Visit
There are several interesting places of tourist attraction in Mumbai. Some them include Marine Drive and Chowpatty Beach ( 4.1 km from Marine Drive), Prince of Wales Museum ( 20 km from Mumbai), Chhatrapati Shivaji (formerly called Victoria Terminus), Film City, Juhu Beach, ISKCON Temple (Mumbai specialty shops), Mahakali Caves (16 km from bus stand), Haji Ali Dargah and Siddhivinayak Temple among others.
How to Get There
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the main aviation hub and is also considered to be the second busiest airport in India.
The Mumbai Suburban Railway is operated under the Central Railway and Western Railway. Mumbai is the headquarters of two of Indian Railways' zones.
The central bus stand to central railway junction is about 404 km. BEST is one of the renowned Indian public transport systems. Some of the best bus operators that offer exceptional experience for passengers include Guide Line Travels Private Limited, VRL Travels and Fayeda Travel Agency. You can get an online bus booking offers through TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website.