Popularly known as the financial Capital of India, Mumbai is also the home of Bollywood Film Industry. Mumbai, which is primarily made of seven islands including Colaba, Mazagaon, Old Woman’s Island, Wadala, Mahim, Parel and Matunga-Sion, is now a well connected and electrifying city. With its diverse demography, the city houses several monuments and several places of tourist interest.
Best time to visit Mumbai
The best time to visit Mumbai is from November to February. The winter months are the most pleasant and ideal to visit Mumbai.
Hotels in Mumbai
Due to high real estate costs, accommodation in Mumbai can be expensive. If you are traveling for work, it is advisable to stay close to your workplace. For those looking for a premium stay in the center of the city, The Taj Mahal Palace
fits the need. Other similar hotels, such as JW Marriott, Hyatt Regency Hotel, The St. Regis, The Oberoi
, ITC Grand Central are in the same category.
If you are looking for Budget Hotels, then there are many options. These include Hotel Residency Fort
, Hotel Ibis, Hotel Sarovar Portico, Hotel Bawa International
and Country Inn and Suites by Carlon.
Restaurants in Mumbai
Restaurants in Mumbai offer different flavors of Mughlai Kebabs, spicy Portuguese curries, Mangalorean seafood cuisines, Thai and Indo-Chinese items, and mouth watering street foods. The city has many cafes, restaurants and bars like Indigo Delicatessen, Ling’s Pavilion in Colaba, Salt water cafe at Bandra and many more. These offer a plethora of cuisines to satisfy one’s taste buds.
For an upmarket experience, one can also visit restaurants like Nawab Saheb, Ark Bar, Romano’s and JW Cafe. The city is also famous for street food like Kebabs in Colaba, Kheema Pav of Olympia Coffee House in Colaba, Vada Pav in Vile Parle (West), Pani Puri in Bandra, Bhel Puri at Chowpatty Beach etc.
Offbeat things to do in Mumbai
There are a number of activities that can be planned during your Mumbai visit.
• Walk on Marine Drive:
One can go on a walk along the Marine Drive in the evening or morning time for relaxation. It also gives a clear view of Mumbai’s residential development along the coast.
• Visit the Mahalaxmi Ghat:
The scene at Mahalaxmi Ghat is a delight to watch. One can witness people in large number gather here to wash their laundry at the Municipal laundry. However, make sure that nobody charges you any money. Go along with a local who is aware of the area.
• Visit to Elephanta Caves:
A UNESCO world heritage site, the caves are famous for their rock carved temple caves and statues. A day is sufficient for the visit.
Q. What are the Domestic and International airlines that operate on the Srinagar to Mumbai route?
A. Air India
, Jet Airways, GoAir, Vistara (https://www.yatra.com/domestic-airlines/vistara-airlines.html
) and IndiGo
are the flight operators providing services on Srinagar to Mumbai route.
Q. How is Mumbai airport connected to the city?
The Mumbai International Airport (Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport) has two passenger terminals – T1 is Domestic Terminal (old name - Santa Cruz Airport) and T2 is International Terminal (old name - Sahar Airport). The airport is 28 km from the western suburbs. Taxi is the best mode to commute to the city center from the airport. The nearest station for T1 is Vile Parle (East) and Andheri (East) is nearest for T2.
Q. What is the earliest non-stop flight from Srinagar to Mumbai?
The first non-stop flight from Srinagar to Mumbai is Indigo which departs at 3:25 pm.
Q. What is the last non-stop flight from Srinagar to Mumbai?
The last non-stop flight from Srinagar to Mumbai is GoAir
which leaves at 3:30 pm.
Q. What are the airlines that offer non-stop flights from Srinagar to Mumbai?
Go Air and Indigo offer non-stop flights between Srinagar and Mumbai.
Q. What are the hotels in the vicinity of Mumbai Airport?
The most popular and visited hotels near the airport are Taj Santacruz, Hotel Airport International, Hilton Mumbai International Airport, Sahara Star Hotel, Hyatt Regency, ITC Maratha and many more.
Shopping in Mumbai
While the city boasts of plush, opulent malls, it also has famous high streets like Phoenix Marketcity, High Street Phoenix, World Trade Center – Mumbai etc. and old local shopping destinations like linking road, Bandra, Colaba causeway, Lokhandwala market, MG Road, etc.
Nightlife in Mumbai
This city never sleeps! There are many cafe and bars like Leopold Cafe, Tryst, Escobar, Kitty Su and many more that offer a glimpse of night life. The real jewels of the nightlife in Mumbai are Marine Drive – Nariman Point, Juhu Chowpatty and Worli Sea-link.
Major attractions in Mumbai
Mumbai is one of the most frequented tourist destinations in the country. There are many key tourist attractions to visit. Some of the must visit places are Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Gateway of India
, Shri Siddhivinayak Temple, Marine Drive
, Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Nariman Point.
About Srinagar Airport
Also called Sheikh ul Alam Airport, the Srinagar International Airport serves Srinagar, the capital Jammu and Kashmir. It has an integrated terminal and single runway.
Connectivity to Srinagar Airport
Located 12 km from the city of Srinagar, it is approachable from all parts of the city. The government provides a paid bus service between the airport and Lal Chownk. One can also rent a car or taxi for which there are booths outside the terminal.
Q. What are the popular domestic routes from Srinagar?
Srinagar is connected to almost all state capitals. Srinagar to Delhi
, Srinagar to Mumbai (https://www.yatra.com/flight-schedule/srinagar-to-mumbai-flights.html
), Srinagar to Chennai, Srinagar to Bangalore, Srinagar to Kolkata
and Srinagar to Goa are some of the most popular transit routes.
Q. What are the popular airlines flying from Srinagar Airport?
Srinagar is on the radar of several prime airliners, such as Air India, Jet Airways
, SpiceJet, IndiGo and Go Air.
Q. What are the prominent hotels near Srinagar Airport?
A. Mirani Resorts
, Hotel Kashmir Residency, Hotel Al Mehar and Royal Residency Hotel (https://www.yatra.com/hotels/hotels-in-siliguri/hotel-royal-residency
) are some of the famous ones among travelers and are nearest from the airport.
Q. What are the key attractions in Srinagar?
The city is famous for its gardens, lakes and houseboats. It is also famous for Kashmiri Handicrafts and good quality dry fruits. There are many places in Srinagar to visit like the Dal Lake
, Mughal Gardens, Tulip Garden, Shalimar Bagh and Hazrat Bal etc. One can also visit neighbouring towns of Gulmarg and Sonmarg.
Q. What is the best time to visit Srinagar?
Srinagar has a pleasant climate and experiences limited rainfall. However, the best time to explore Srinagar is from April to October.