Mumbai Walking Tour Or Heritage Walk
THE BOMBAY HERITAGE WALKS group has been organising walking tours around the city since April 1999. The heritage walks aim to raise the awareness of the people of Mumbai and visitors, about the city’s architecture and heritage monuments. Personalized, educative and imaginative, the walking tours highlight the vast range of architectural styles, planning elements and ornamental details, tracing the social and cultural history of the city.
Walk around the throbbing Kala Ghoda Art District...
Meander through the sleepy by-lanes of old Colaba...
Stroll down the age old historic Dockyard Road...
Visit the splendid University Campus...
Enjoy the arcaded bazaars along the Victorian style D.N. Road...
Soak in the legends at the ancient Banganga Tank Complex...
Join THE BOMBAY HERITAGE WALKS and discover places you probably never even knew existed… in the very city of Mumbai!
Location : Mumbai
TIMINGS OFFERED :
Mornings 9:00 am or evenings 4:30 PM only.
Timings can be adjusted by 30 minutes (walk to start sooner).
For Combo Fort Tours, Morning Start Time of 9:00 AM remains the same.
Evening Start Time will be 3:30 PM (On Request Only)
Tours Operates only in Weekends i.e. (Saturday & Sunday), For Weekdays Tours can be arranged Subject to availability
Duration : 2 - 3 Hours
1st Half By Walking
Meet the tour guide at the designated hotel lobby in Mumbai at 10am & This is a walk through the Art Precinct of Mumbai’s British Heritage District, to introduce you to the vibrant world of contemporary Indian painting and sculpture.
Kala Ghoda (Black Horse) is a crescent shaped sub-precinct that has developed into a prominent cultural center in Mumbai. The crescent has a distinct visual identity because it houses a fine collection of heritage structures in Victorian Neo-Gothic, Indo Saracenic, Renaissance Revival and Edwardian Neo Classical styles. The Kala Ghoda crescent has numerous art galleries, museums and cultural spaces, including pavement galleries. Several restaurants, popular shops, and designer boutiques also add diversity to the area.
2nd Half by Car
Lunch at 1:00 PM. For lunch you can choose the cuisine and restaurant your are interested at your own cost.
After lunch proceed to by car to
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, is one of the premier art and history museums in India. The Museum building, a Grade I Heritage building, is a fine example of the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture and houses a world-class collection of over 60,000 art objects which you can see. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) aim to create awareness and sensitivity towards our rich heritage through a visitor-friendly museum for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment of the public.
Kamala Nehru Park - Malabar Hill (Stop Over) : - Adjoining the hanging gardens is Kamala Nehru Park built in 1952 and named after the wife of the then Prime Minister Nehru. It coverrs an area of 4000 sq. yards and from here one enjoys a magnificent view of Marine Drive. It also has "old Lady's Shoe" built of concrete ment for children to play in.
Then Drive Past to Flora Fountain (Hutatma Chowk), Victoria Terminus (CST),Municpal Corporation Building, University of Mumbai, Highcourt of Mumbai ,Rajabai Clock Tower,Marine Drive,Nariman Point
At the end of your journey at 5.30 pm , sit back and relax on the drive back to your Hotel in Mumbai
- The Kala Ghoda Route
- The Horniman Circle Route
- Combo Fort Tour Walks A + Walks B
- Banganga Route
Places to visit by walking
Starts from RegalCircle- Wellington fountain- Maharashtra PoliceHQ – Regal Cinema.- Majestic Hotel- Institute of Science - Prince of Wales Museum - Elphinstone College - David Sasoon Library - Anny & Navy Bldg. - Watson's hotel- Kalaghoda- K.Dubash Marg - Ropewalk Lane - Kenneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue - St. Andrew's church.
- Cancellation before 72 Hrs before check in: Full Refund.
- Cancellation Before 48 Hrs before check in: 75% Refund.
- Cancellation Before 24 Hrs before check in: 50% Refund.
- Cancellation less than 24 Hrs of check in: No refund.