Mumbai Tours and Travels
Mumbai - or Bombay, as it was formerly known - remains India’s city of dreams. Built largely by the British around one of the best-protected natural harbours in the world, Mumbai is India’s strategic economic centre. The city is also home to the country’s prolific Bollywood film industry, which cranks out more feature films than any place in the world. The streets here are bustling with people from every walk of life and are lined with colourful markets, street food vendors and boutiques. This city is a hive of activity, with excitement waiting on every corner.Read More
Here are some popular itineraries that include a visit to Mumbai
If you are planning a Mumbai holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:
Deccan Odyssey Mumbai
Deccan Odyssey offers a train journey adorned in luxury as guests are transported on an unforgettable journey across a country filled with some of the most beautiful sights in the world - serene beaches, magnificent forts & palaces, and experiencing heavenly tales etched in colossal rocks. Separate cabins accommodate guests, the dining facilities, that serve a variety of delicious cuisines, the health spa and the lounge. For a sleeping experience unlike any other book a ride on the Deccan Odyssey.
Hotel Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach Mumbai
With large, beautifully furnished rooms that offer a high level of comfort, this hotel provides guests with exactly the experience expected from the brand. Sumptuous Indian dishes are available 24/7 at the restaurant located near the lobby. Guests can choose between buffet and a la carte dining. Guests can also while away some of their spare time in the well-equipped fitness centre or by the glittering pool. This hotel is located on the beach, and only 20km from downtown Mumbai.
Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai
The Taj Mahal Palace is a striking and lavish hotel that is closely intertwined with the history of Mumbai city. Built just 21 years before the Gateway of India and home to the first licensed bar in the city, the hotel has played a key role in the life of Mumbai. The airy and ornate rooms perfectly blend this rich history with modern conveniences. Guests can feast on cuisine from around the world in one of the hotel's numerous dining options. The hotel is 32 km from the airport and a mere 3 km from Mumbai's exciting railway station.
For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!
Mumbai Tailor made suggestions
Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Mumbai.