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Mumbai Holidays: an Overview

You say Bombay, he say Mumbai. Call it what you will, this is - without question - the most vibrant city on Earth. 14 million people from slumdogs to billionaires living dirt streaked cheek by perfectly manicured jowl will always generate an impressive energy - after all, there's life to be lived, and gods to be worshipped, be they called Tendulakar, Mumba Devi (the city's patron god and latter day namesake) or Mammon.

To see how the city really functions we can arrange for you to join the vast army of white cap-wearing dabbawallahs, who deliver some 200,000 lunches to hungry office workers every day, as they ride the trains in to town from the suburbs. The daily logistics are staggering, and the dabbawallahs claim a loss rate of one meal in 16 million. We also recommend shopping for goodies in the Chor Bazaar (Thieves' Bazaar) and a day's racing at the Mahalaxmi race track as racing comes a close second to cricket in Bombayite' sporting affections.

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Temple Touring & Tiger Spotting
This 15-day trip will see you temple touring around Gwalior, Orchha and the UNESCO protected Khajuraho before changing the pace and tiger spotting...
15 Days
From £5,735pp

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A Note on Price

All of our holidays are completely tailor-made and prices will vary based on things like when in the year you will be travelling, how far in advance you book, the class of flights included and the level of accommodation you choose. The guide prices shown across this website are designed to provide you with a broad indication of how much to budget for your trip.

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Temple Touring & Tiger Spotting

15 Days

From £6,370pp