As the name suggests, on this tour you get to experience the real special spirit of Mumbai. It is a 4 hour tour.
We will be using various modes of transport to go around the city, which are also known as the heart line of the Mumbai city that keeps transporting millions of people from one place to another in the city.
You will get to ride the local BEST buses, and the Local Trains and also the yellow black taxis.
The tour starts at the Gateway Of India and it covers 30 minutes of walking exploration around the Fort Heritage District which is famous for its British architectural buildings. These 30 minutes will cover Gateway of India, Prince of Wales Museum, Jehangir Art Gallery, Kala Ghoda Area, Mumbai University, Rajabai Towers, Bombay High Court, Oval Maidaan, and the Churchgate area.
A bus ride from Churchgate to Mani Bhavan which was Gandhi's home and now is converted into a Museum. The bus ride will let you see the beautiful Marine Drive which is also known as the Queens Necklace and the Chowpatty beach with a grand view of the Arabian Sea.
A short snack at a local restaurent will refresh your taste buds.
A train ride to see the Dhobi Ghat which is the only Open Air Laundry in India, and a very famous Tourist Attraction.The tour ends with a Taxi Ride to V.T Station, which is now known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus to see the most beautiful and a heritage railway station in Mumbai. This was also the station place where the Terrorist Attack took place.
Tour Ends at VT Station.
You will be accompanied by our Tour Expert who is fluent in English, highly educated, well travelled, highly knowledgible about Indian history and culture and traditions, very informative about the tourst sites, history and stories associated with those sites. You will also get deep insights about Hindu Mythology and Spirituality as these mythological stories are a part of upbringing of children in families. This tour will enrich you with vast knowledge and deep insights about Mumbai and the magical culture and traditions of people inihibiting Mumbai.
Our tour guide in Mumbai will give you the most accurate history about mumbai, facts and reasons behind the construction of the British heritage buildings built during the British Colonial Raaj. Our private mumbai tours are so personalised that you will get amazing insights and first hand experiences into the lives of Mumbaikars, the colourful Indian culture, customs, traditions and even the exciting mythology of hindu religion.
During your private tours or mumbai customised tours, please feel free to ask our mumbai tour guides any and every question that comes to your mind. Our private guided tours in mumbai have only one aim, to make you fully understand India, its history and our very own Mumbai locals.
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 mumbai city tour with a tour guide and ask their driver to double up as a tour guide.
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 Mumbai.
Most of the tourist sites are located in South Bombay, 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 Bombay.
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 Bombay. 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.