Grand Mumbai - Day Tours, City Sightseeing Tours
Our Mumbai Day Tour takes you on a vist to the city's famous British heritage buildings, historical monuments, temples, gardens in one single day. These city tours will be conducted in a chauffeur driver air conditioned vehicles. A highly experienced, knowledgible english speaking tour guide will be conduting this private day tour.
Mumbai City Sightseeing Tour Package
Our single day mumbai sighseeing tour package is for foreigners visiting India and the city for business or pleasure. You can alsways do this city tour on the very first day of your stay in Mumbai. This is a complete comprehensive tour that would give you a complete story of how seven small islands inhabited by Koli fishermen became this Mega City today.
Our tours begin with a walk in the Mumbai's famous British heritage Fort district with interesting facts and history related to those venetian and gothic styled colonial monuments. These buildings are available only in South Bombay in the fort area. A visit to the ancient Crawford market localted inside a heritage building constructed in 1869, will take you back to the first local market built in the British Raj.
This day tour also takes you to see the famous Dhobi Ghat Laundry or the open air laundry where, clothes from all over mumbai are washed in an open pubic space. We will see this place from top of a bridge. The dhobi ghat is a very old Mumbai Slum. This tour also shows the sight of railway trains running on the sides, and people flogging the clothes on the rocks makes a very interesting tourist site during the day.
An afternoon visit to Hare Rama and Hare Krishna temple of ISCKON will give you a glimpse into one of the many spiritual and mythological faiths of bombay city. A walk through Hanging Gardens will refresh you with fresh breathe of air and fragrance of flowers, pleasing your senses. Skyline view of the city during the day from Kamala Nehru Park will make you have the best photo of the city along with a couple of stops all through the day.
In one single day tour, our tour guide will be enrich you with history, culture, customs, traditions, heritage monuments and buildings and will amaze you to see the transformation of Mumbai from seven small fishermen islands into a mega city and the financial powerhouse of India.
If you are in Mumbai for more then one days or two days, you can also choose other available tours listed on our website, or merge or combine two different tours. Usually people do Special day tour on first day and Off beat and hidden Mumbai tour on the second day. Or you can also choose the Best City Tour, which is the 21 Best Tour if you have only one day in Mumbai.
Mumbai Day Tour Itinerary- City Sightseeing Tour
1. Gateway of India - Built to welcome King George V and Queen Mary into India
2. Taj Mahal Palace Hotel
3. Mumbai University - British heritage building built in 1857
4. Rajabai Clock Towers - Big Ben of India
5. Watson's Hotel Ruins - Tata was refused an entry in this hotel and so he built Taj Mahal Hotel
6. Ovaal Cricket Ground - Place where we play the most beloved sport of India
7. Bombay High Court - Beautiful British Heritage Building
8. Victoria Terminus Train Station (CST) - UNESCO World Heritage Site
9. Muncipality Building - Another marvelleous Colonial building
10. Crawford Market - Oldest market of Mumbai inside a british building
11. Drive past Marine drive and Chowpatty beach
12. Kamala Nehru Park - Skyline view of the city & Old woman's shoe
13. ISCKON Temple of Hare Rama Hare Krishna
14. Hanging Gardens - Gardens built on top of water tanks near the Tower of Silence (Parsi burial place)
15. Dhobi Ghat - Open Air Laundry where clothes are washed in full view of public
16. Dabbawalla - Insight into the complex system of Lunch box delivery boys known as tiffin box boys
Also includes drive past many British Heritage Buildings like Prince of Wales Museum, Maharashtra Police Headquarters, Flora Fountain & Hutatma Chowk, Telegraph Office, India Post Office Building, Kala Ghoda Area, David Sasoon's Library, National Gallery of Modern Art
* If you want to visit Mahatma Gandhi Museum or an Art Gallery, please let us know we will TRY to go there
* during our private Mumbai tours, we would love to offer you complimentary Samosa's, Sev Puri's, Dabeli's, if you are open for this food tour experience, do let us know when you inquire.
* You can add Dharavi Slums, Flower Market to the above tour at a small cost : Additional Sites
Availability : Everyday
Full Day Tour : 5 - 6 hours (1 to 15)
Half Day Tour : 3 - 4 hours (1 , 2 , 10, 11, 12, 14, 15 and a drive past 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 )
Timings : Advisable to start at 8:00 am from South Mumbai or Flexible as per your convinience.
Chauffeur Driven AC Cars : Toyota Etios (2 pax) , Toyota Innova (3 - 4 pax), Mini Bus (8 pax and above)
Bathroom Breaks : Hanging Gardens and Hare Krishna Temple
If you are interested in tasting the best masala chai, samosa, dabeli and other local snacks do let us know while you inquire, we would love to offer it complimentary for you.
Prices of our private guided mumbai tours, depend upon the number of people in your family or friends, Prices will be emailed to you as soon as we recieve your inquiry. Payment is to be made at the end of the tour.
Tour Cost Includes
A highly skilled driver experienced to drive safely and calmly in the chaotic city and a highly knowledgible english speaking professional tour guide who knows the city like the back of his hand. Beware of tour companies, who will charge you for a private tour with a tour guide and ask their driver to double up as a tour guide.
Tour cost includes chauffeur driven air conditioned car. We use yellow number plated tourist vehicles, avoid travelling in private white number plated vehicles as they do not cover your insurance cost. We use spacious cars like Toyota Etios(one to two passengers) and Toyota Innova (three to four travelers) and not small tiny cars.
We will use a spacious Airconditioned Mini Bus if you are a group of friends or a huge family (8 - 12 pax)
Pick Up and Drop Back & Meeting Locations
We can provide a free pick up and drop back from your hotels, appartments, hostels as long as they are located in South Mumbai. We also have some meeting locations exactly 2 minutes away from Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Trident Hotel, Oberoi Hotel, Green Gate of Cruise Ship Terminal.
If you want a pick up and drop back from a North Mumbai hotel, appartment, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Domestic Airport, there will be a small additional charge which will be conveyed to you when we respond to your tour inquiry. Area after Bandra, near the airport, suburbs are considered as North Mumbai.
Mumbai Travel Advice
If you have not yet booked any hotel or accomodation, we would advice you to book one in South Bombay.
Most of the tourist sites are located in South Mumbai, including monuments, clubs, bars, museums, gardens, markets, colaba, Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, art galleries and green gate of India Gandhi Docks or the Cruise Ship Terminal are all located in South Mumbai.
Instead of booking a private ac car for airport transfers, we advice you to take an airport taxi from domestic or international airport to reach your hotel in South Mumbai. It would cost only Rs 800 to Rs 1000 or USD 10 to USD 15 for an air conditioned taxi. You will thank us for saving your money and our travel advice.