Let us go to a different part of Asia and explore it, starting off with Mumbai which is formerly known as Bombay in India. As the largest city of India and one of the most populated, it is overflowing with energy. So, have you filled up your energy tank for a Mumbai travel, a trip to the city that never sleeps?
VISIT THE GATEWAY OF INDIA
Gateway of India is a landmark that has an important significance not only in the history of the city but the whole country of India. It was built during 1924 as a symbol in honoring King George V and Queen Mary’s visit to the city.
If it is your first time to visit India, this is one of the major tourist attractions and would probably be the first one you will visit.
EXPLORE THE ELEPHANTA CAVES
Another place to include in your Mumbai travel itinerary is the Elephanta Caves. The said caves are located in Elephanta Island, situated off the coast of the Arabian Sea.
This could be explored after you go to the Gateway of India since there are where the ferries to the island are located. This UNESCO World Heritage Site will surely take your breath away!
WANDER AROUND HAJI ALI DARGAH
This attraction is one of the most important religious structures in the city. Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque and dargah (tomb) where many people pay a visit every day to make merit.
Also, people come here to listen to Qawalis, one of the fascinating things to do in Mumbai. Since it is located in the middle of the ocean, it is accessible during low tide by walking across it.
Mumbai is a commercial city in India so the shopping experience here shouldn’t be missed! There is a wide array of shops ranging from the designer shops to the pocket-friendly ones in the markets.
One of the famous places here is the Colaba Causeway where you can literally find anything you want. Just beware that most of the shopping places here are located in crowded areas so plan thoroughly when you include shopping in your itinerary.
INDULGE IN LOCAL FOOD
What could be any other way to complete your Mumbai travel? Indulging yourself in local food is one of the best ways to have a full experience of a certain place.
Here in Mumbai, one of the bustling food places is Juhu Chowpatty. The local dishes such as panipuri, misal pav, vada pav, and bhel puri are just some you must try!
FLIGHTS TO MUMBAI
What would it be like to experience this exciting travel on your own? You will only know it if you visit the place! So, start checking out flights to Mumbai now only at Bangkok Airways.