The influence of Bollywood is everywhere in Mumbai. Cinema is treasured and and the quality of the movie theatres reflects this. Hang around the Colaba Causeway long enough and you might just find yourself being recruited as a movie extra, as Bollywood talent scouts regularly seek out promising tourists in this area.
Don't miss a sunset walk along Marine Drive. This picturesque walkway leads to plenty of irresistible restaurants, so work up an appetite and drop in for an evening of Indian feasting.
Whether you're a cricket fan or not, Indians love this game and their passion is infectious. Chances are you'll quickly find yourself cheering along with them. Many games can be watched for free so go along and see just how much the locals cherish this national game.
A stroll along Juhu Beach is a must, but be sure to do so in the morning when beach is more peaceful. Treat yourself to fresh coconut water from any of the smiling beach vendors.
Mumbai Airport (BOM)
Flights from Australia to Mumbai will disembark at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) is Mumbai's main airport and the second busiest airport in South Asia. Spanning 1450 acres and five operating terminals, Chhatrapati Shivaji International is India's biggest international and domestic airport.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Book your Mumbai Airport accommodation.
Getting to Mumbai
There are many airlines that offer flights to Mumbai from Australia. Flights from Sydney via Singapore take between 14 and 16 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Melbourne via Singapore or Delhi take between 15 and 17 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Brisbane via Singapore take between 15 and 17 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Perth via Singapore, Bangkok or Dubai take between 14 and 18 hours depending on the stopover.
Airlines that fly to Mumbai
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Mumbai from Australia include:
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