Mumbai is the main international gateway to the country. It is capital city of Maharashtra and is the hub of cinema and filmmaking in India known as 'The Bollywood'. It is fastest moving, affluent and industrialised city in India. Ganesh Chaturthi, is one of the biggest festivals in Mumbai. It is celebrated here with much joy and excitement. It veritable tourist delight has a host of cultural, religious and other interesting sites that are worth visiting
|Area||440 sq km (170 sq m)|
|Temprature||Sum. Max 34o C Min 27o C, Wint. Max 30o C Min 19o C|
|Languages Spoken||Marathi, Hindi, english, Gujrati|
Mumbai has trains connecting it to all the major cities of the country.
By ROAD :
Mumbai is well connected to all the cities of Maharashtra by bus.
International flights connect it to all the major cities of the world. There are domestic flights to all the major cities of the country.
Shopping in Mumbai is a memorable experience as you wander through its Bazaars with striking names like Chor Bazar, Mutton Street and Zaveri Bazar. In Mumbai's retail stores , you'll find interesting cotton dhurries (rugs), Maharashtrian brasswork, blackwood furniture, Rajasthani dolls, block-printed bed covers and hand made environmentally friendly paper. Most of the Handicrafts emporia and bazaars are located in the downtown area. The main areas for getting good clothes are around Colaba Causeway and Fashion Street, which stretches along the Cross and Azad Maidans.
BORIVALI NATIONAL PARK :It is also known as Sanjay Gandhi National Park is set in hill ranges around the suburb of Borivali in Mumbai. During the monsoon, almost the entire park is awash with the rainbow hues of the flowers that bloom here and all over the Western Ghats. It has rich flora and fauna. One can have encounters with several species including Spotted deer, Black naped hare, Barking deer, Porcupine, Palm civet etc. The Park region is hilly and densely forested. The maximum height within the Park is 400m. The Park has two lakes the Vihar Lake and the Tulsi Lake.