EXPLORING AAMCHI MUMBAI

Aamchi Mumbai are the only two words which people are bound to tell to everyone once
they visit and discover the incredibly amazing, 24/7 hustling Bombay of India. The working
city of India is extremely glamorous, gritty and full of fast working as well fun-loving people
known as the Maharashtrians with a humidity check for sure. Mumbai is known to be the
city of multiple identities and attractions as it’s the city situated at the west coast it always
suffices the expectations of every avid traveler to the city. Mumbai is a city where you can
each kind off entertainment for every age group right from the kids to the adults. The most
attractions are also because the city is home to Bollywood which is famous world-wide. It’s a
city which won’t let you relax but it will give you the most amazing experience of travelling
to some beautiful places offering you a wide range of things to do while on a trip. So, let’s
take a look through the compilation of the things to do in Mumbai with all the enthusiasm:
❖ TAKE A TOUR TO THE ELEPHANTA CAVES
The Elephanta caves recognized to be one of the three UNESCO heritage sites proves
itself that how this tour to the caves is at the top of the list and is indeed worth
visiting. Elephanta caves are the collection of the temples sculpted over many
generations that celebrate Hindu and Buddhist beliefs. While you take a tour through
the caves you will come across some fascinating ancient rock architecture literally
sculpted out of the rock in enormous structures. The history lovers would love to
unearth the history and the truth behind each sculpture, with some of attractive
sculptures include the three-faced sculpture of Lord Shiva in cave 1, huge pillars at
the entrance and a wide range of collection of idols.
MAIN LOCATION: – Gharapuri
TIME TO VISIT: – 9.00am to 5.30pm; closed on Mondays
ENTRY FEE: is minimal to Rs.10 for Indians and SAARC nationals; Rs. 250 for foreign
nationals.
FERRY AND TOY TRAIN RIDES CHARGES: Rs.150 for adults and Rs.125 for kids and
ride for Rs. 10 each
❖ A NIGHT OR AN EVENING STROLL TO THE MARINE DRIVES
Taking a relaxing and enriching stroll across the marine drives whether you are alone,
with a group of friends or with family it is a quintessential Mumbai experience and
adds up to the top thing to be done while in South Mumbai. This arc-shaped
boundary along the South Mumbai coast is where you can clearly find solitude and
utmost peace with a cup of chai to sip in along with the breezy sunset view to enjoy.
TIMING: 24/7
ENTRY IS ABSOLUTELY FREE.
❖ WILDLIFE SPOTTING AT THE SANJAY GANDHI NATIONAL PARK.
It’s quite difficult to digest the fact that the metropolitan city like Mumbai do have
residents like leopards and jackals. The Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a literal
surprise along with the Kanheri caves are a major historical attraction where in you
can spot the crocodiles at the Tulsi lake along with various species of deer and the
noisy rhesus macaques. The other attraction for the kids is the toy train ride along

with the boating and a half and hour tiger and lion safaris giving the thrilling
experience along the way making it the most attractive part of the park.
LOCATION: Borivali East.
TIMINGS: – 7.30am to 6.30pm and closed on Mondays
ENTRY FEE: – Rs. 48 for adults and Rs. 31 for kids with additional charges for the rides
and safaris.
❖ GIVE A VISIT TO THE RED-CARPET WAX MUSEUM
The red-carpet wax museum is where you would get to surely meet, pose and pay a
tribute to the great humanist leaders, well-known stars and other legends of the
industry as well. The Mumbai’s wax museum where you would find aptly recreated
wax statues of some of the famous and international icons too like the Barack
Obama and the queen of England along with the other stars of the Bollywood. The
Albert Einstein wax statue is also one of the attractions of the museum. This
particular trip is the one to be visited with everyone either friends or family.
LOCATION: – Ghatkopar West
Timings: – 9.45am to 9.30pm
Entry fee: – Rs. 250 for weekdays and Rs.350 for the weekends.
❖ SPEND A WONDERFUL EVENING AT JUHU BEACH
If you are really looking for a much-wanted break from the daily hustle of life then
you should opt for the trip to the Juhu beach with the spectacular view of the sunset
along with the calm beach waves enriching and elevating your mood the most. It is
one of the most famous shorelines of Mumbai attracting a huge amount of people to
the beach along with the most attractive spot on the beach known as the Juhu
Chowpatty with a wide range of delicious food stalls and delicacies like Vada pav,
Mumbai sandwich, pav bhaji, paani puri, and different flavored khattas to gorge up
on while having a scenic view of the beach to enjoy. Along with the carnival like
setups and kids rides to the addition. It’s a best place to enjoy with family as well as
friends. You can visit the beach at any time of the day.
❖ OFFER YOUR PRAYERS TO THE REVERED SIDDHIVINAYAK TEMPLE
Mumbai is indeed house to many religious sites with the Siddhivinayak temple to be
one of the most well-known, revered and prominent temples dedicated to Lord
Ganesh. The ornate building of the temple is so beautiful and huge that it is even
recognizable from a distance. People do travel from long distanced stated or even
countries to visit this temple. The key highlights about the temple are the
Asthavinayak images carved on the wooden doors of the temple along with the gold-
plated inner structure of the sanctum and the main idol of the Lord Ganesh is divine
in itself. As this temple’s Ganesh is famous the Lalbaugcha Raja is also one of the
most famous lord Ganesh’s avatars with a huge murti of the lord situated in the
temple and is most celebrated during the famous festival of India that is Ganesh
festival.
LOCATION: – Prabhadevi
TIMINGS: – 5.30 am to 10.00pm

❖ A COMPULSORY VISIT TO THE GRAND MUMBAI TAJ
The Mumbai Taj is one of the well-known and best-known buildings in Bombay. No
doubt it is the city’s most prestigious and luxurious mansions to make a stay in
Mumbai. The grandeur of the Taj hotel is built by Jamshedji Tata and followed in till
today with all the royalty of the hotel being maintained. The whole building is a
gorgeous mixture of the European and Arabesque influence that looms back to the
history of Mumbai. The hotel is literal an example of luxury and most relaxing stay
along with an amicable hospitality at service. Also, there is wide range of cuisines
available inside the hotel with the Masala Kraft restaurant to be the popular for its
delicacies and its ultimate taste. It is probably the best thing to do once you visit
Mumbai and mandatory visit as well because you surely don’ t want to miss out on
such a paradise.
So this is the summary of all the places in Mumbai that you are bound to visit and
explore each and every part of it and live it to the most and make it a memorable trip
of all time.

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