It is time to go on an offbeat Mumbai experience! A city that never sleeps cannot be defined by pre-set notions and with this list, we take you through an exciting journey through the lesser-known things to do here. Beware, surprises ahead!
Fly over Mumbai
Take flight in a small plane over the beautiful landscape of Mumbai and beyond. The adventure and thrill of slowly gliding over the city is a once in a lifetime opportunity! Brought to you by Fly Over Mumbai, the flight takes off from the Juhu Airport.
Candle-lit dinner Cruise
Set sail on the alluring waters of the Arabian Sea, with the soft breeze gently caressing your face and nothing but the sound of the waves playing the perfect background score! The luxurious yacht comes with a 2 BHK, upper deck with pantry and a lower deck. The cruise starts from Jetty No. 5 at the Gateway of India.
Mumbai plays host to a number of wine festivals, giving you ample options to taste the best produce from the best of vineyards. You can also opt to make a road-trip to the wine heaven of Sula Vineyards in Nashik!
Mumbai is every foodie’s dream come true! From chic restaurants such as Leopold, Mondegar and Bungalow 9 to street food at Juhu Chowpatty and Khau Galli, there is plenty to excite your taste buds! Don’t forget to try out the bun-maska and tea at one of the Parsi cafes.
Vast stretches of beaches and an expansive shoreline have blessed Mumbai with a thrilling range of water sports such as kayaking, jet skiing, speed boating and banana boat ride. Girgaum Chowpatty is a favourite spot, but you can also go upto Mandwa Beach for more fun!
A Day with the Stars!
A city where stars shine bright even during the daytime welcomes you on a Bollywood Tour! Go behind the sets, get clicked and visit famous film studios. The tour usually takes half-a-day and takes you through the glitz and glamour of the Mayanagri!
Dharavi and Dabbawala Tour
Experience the underbelly of Mumbai with a tour of the Dharavi Slums, Kumbha Wada and Dhobi Ghat. Follow it up by meeting the dabbawalas on their daily routine as they carry lunch boxes across the city.
Go back in time with a heritage walk into the colonial past of Bombay. Walk through the Heritage Mile that has some of the most beautiful architectural gems such as Flora Fountain, Victoria Terminus and Crawford Market. View the art installations at Kala Ghoda or climb up the steps to Mount Mary–the walk is full of mesmerising views.
Mumbai by Night
Feel the electrifying pulse of this city that never sleeps. Take a hatke night tour, beginning at Colaba and going through Bangana Tank, Marine Drive, Haji Ali junction and finally coming to a stop at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.
Visit the green belts of Mumbai for unhindered, peaceful strolls. The famous Hanging Garden are lined with hedges, fountains and walkways, the garden offers breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea. A must-visit is the Powai Lake–a pristine and tranquil abode of water.
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A wordologist, Etti Bali loves playing around with words, creating a world of absurd. In an ideal world, she would never wake up as she thinks slumber is the answer to all world problems.