Mumbai is the most popular city in India and fourth most in the world. It is the capital of state Maharashtra, also considered as capital of India for business and entertainment. A total population of more than 20 million, it holds the record of most populous urban city in the world. Mumbai in the past, known as Bombay was a strong base of Indian Independence Movement. It was renamed to Mumbai recently in 1996.
If you are done with incredible Mumbai tour, then you are not finish yet. The nearby places to Mumbai including Lonavala, Alibag, Mahabaleshwar, Matheran and Khandala are within 300 km. These places are awesome sightseeing places and a popular holiday destination for one day trip.
The street food in Mumbai is unmatched, Vada Pav (made of a spicy potato filling deep fried in a gram flour batter) is the most popular with other noted foods including pav Bhaji of spicy blend of vegetables in tomato gravy served with bread), panipuri (fried crisp and filled with a mixture of flavored water), Dahipuri (A sweet and sour snack prepared of yogurt and mixtures), Ragda-pattice (prepared from dry white peas, which are soaked overnight), Bhelpuri (made out of puffed rice, vegetables and a tangy tamarind) etc.
Mumbai Public transport includes the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) buses, Mumbai Suburban Railway, black-yellow meter taxis, ferries and auto rickshaws. The Mumbai Suburban Railway [Local TrainJ is the heart of the city carries more than 6.3 million passengers daily. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the second largest airport in India.