This tour combines the active travel and relaxation. Mumbai has modern appeal of Bollywood, the world's largest moviemaker as measured by number of new releases. The city has the best range of cuisine in the country. A treat simply to walk through and soak in - Mumbai. Then, head to Goa; the Portuguese colony that existed for about 450 years (one of the longest held colonial possessions in the world), until it was taken over by India in 1961. The region still retains many features from the period of Portuguese rule, including many Catholic churches. A majority of these churches were built on top of Hindu temples that were razed during the inquisition of Goa in the 16th century. The region is famous for its excellent white sand beaches, and sun drenched weather. A wonderful addition to any itinerary to take a break before heading home.
You will be welcomed at the Mumbai Airport by an English speaking representative and transferred to your accommodation by private vehicle and driver.
This full day tour of Mumabi is the best way to experience the city at your own pace. The tour covers all the must-see places on any traveler’s itinerary including visits to the Gateway of India, St. Thomas Cathedral, Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay University and the Oval Maidan, Town Hall, Victoria Terminus, Crawford Market, Marine Drive and Chowpatty Beach, Mani Bhavan the home of Gandhi, Malabar Hill and the Hanging Gardens and finally Dhobi Ghat.
Private guided tour of Bollywood, the center of the second largest movie industry in the world (the largest by volume of released films. The itinerary usually consists of the following:
10 AM Pickup from hotel
11.30 AM-1 PM Visit to BIG ND studios: Witness Asia’s largest bollywood studio with sets that showcase some of India’s greatest architectures.
1.45 PM – 2.45 PM Lunch
3.30 PM – 4.30 PM Visit to famous films studios with a live shooting experience: Begin our bollywood studio tours and also watch a live shoot. Sets which are built to resemble reality enthrall the audience with its minute detailing to showcase different cultures inIndia.Guests are shown sets chosen according to the schedule of shootings taking place.
5.30 PM – 6.15 PM Post-Production Module: Get live into the editing/dubbing room and watch how things become larger than life
7.00 PM Drop at Hotel
Enjoy your flight from Mumbai to Goa today. The flight duration is approximately one hour.
Airport transfer with private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking assistant.
Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
Enjoy your flight from Goa to Mumbai today. The flight duration is approximately one hour.
The history of Mumbai and The Taj Mahal Palace are dramatically intertwined. The hotel is Mumbai’s first harbour landmark (built 21 years before the Gateway of India) and the site of the first licensed bar in the city. For more than a century, the Taj has played an intrinsic part in the life of the city, hosting Maharajas, dignitaries and eminent personalities from across the globe. Today it is a Leading Hotel of the World and favourite destination for discerning business travellers. A treasure-trove of invaluable memorabilia, there is a story to tell behind every pillar, a landmark deal in every boardroom, and a storied celebration under every awning. Come be a part of the legend.
Taj Holiday Village soaks you in the hospitable, relaxed and fun-loving ambience of Goa, where charming terracotta cottages, pretty pathways and fragrant gardens unfold an easy pace and style. The perfect combination of modern elegance and Goan – Portuguese architecture, the resort is a picture-postcard hamlet fringing the beach. The vista has been redesigned with the gardens styled to complement the inherent essence of the resort, offering a feeling of a home away from home. Come, discover the quintessential charm of Goa lulled by the strains of the mandolin, the murmur of waves, the rustling of palms and the call of birds at the Taj Holiday Village.
India & Area
Jim & Gayle Stinson ,
April 21, 2014
"Our individualized, private trip to India was just fabulous. Thanks to all for a trip of a lifetime!"
India & Area
Sharleen Dickson ,
April 21, 2014
"The driver and guides were excellent!"
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