A vibrant city with soul and plenty of grit, Mumbai is the home of movie stars, millionaires and humble hard grafters.

Mumbai is a diamond in the rough. It’s crammed with everything it takes to keep India’s richest city churning, only resting at the well-deserved weekend for beach time and brunch. This is where the dreamers are.

Superlatives quickly exhaust themselves when it comes to this city with; it has an astonishing 19 million inhabitants and is India’s most important port and also the centre of the country’s commercial and entertainment industries. It's hard to believe it was once a collection of sleepy islands and trading posts is now India’s most dynamic and cosmopolitan city.

Mumbai holidays - perfect for...

  • The city is at the heart of India's entertainment industry and is the home of Bollywood. You can discover more about the heritage of India's film industry on a Bollywood-focused tour of the city
  • You can sample the city's culinary heritage, from street food vendors through to world class restaurants - some of India's finest restaurants are located in Mumbai
  • For an authentic Indian experience, sample exotic and often spicy dishes such as Bhel Puri, a masala dish typically sold on the beaches of Mumbai, including Chowpatty Beach on the renowned Marine Drive
  • For night owls Mumbai offers some of the best nightlife in the country with plenty of bars, clubs and live music venues to be discovered
  • Well worth a trip across the bay is the UNESCO-listed Elephant Island which sits in the middle of the city's harbour. See intricately rock-cut temples including that dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva

“India is astonishing, breathtaking, and captivating, often all at the same time. Cities can be frantic, but there are always quiet temples to explore and places to pause for wonderful food. Visiting India is something none of us will, or should, ever forget.” - Simon Reeve

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