Mumbai (formerly named Bombay) is a fabulous destination to visit during a cruise if you are looking to have an intensive cultural vacation experience. Mumbai is home to interesting local markets and rich culture, with some museums, landmarks, and plenty to do. You will discover a mixture of run-down cottages and opulent homes, decorative temples, and numerous spots that were the filming location of major motion pictures. Mumbai is an excellent city to spend some time in before or after your cruise, if you take a cruise from Mumbai, especially if you are seeking an authentic culinary adventure. Curry, lamb, and vegetarian dishes await!
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The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Mumbai (Bombay), India. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:
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These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.
A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.
Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.
The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.
These cruise lines enhance what mainstream cruise lines typically offer, by providing their guests with higher quality service and cuisine, along with more spacious public spaces and accommodations.
Depending on the cruise line, the ships in this class range in size from small to very large.
These cruise lines appeal to a more discerning traveler, and are typically more expensive than mainstream cruise lines, but more affordable than the luxury lines.
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On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.
All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.
These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.
On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.
Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).
Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.
These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Mumbai (Bombay), along with a brief description:
♦ Gateway of India
The Gateway of India is a giant arch that was originally built to welcome King George V and Queen Mary, and now it welcomes visitors from all over the world. Located in close proximity to other lands (such as the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel), you will discover nothing short of hustle and bustle in the surrounding area. Festivals and celebrations are often held here, and it is a favorite spot for street, vendors, photographers, and tourists alike.
♦ Elephanta Caves
The legendary Elephanta Caves is a great way to have an adventure during your time in Mumbai (Bombay). Located about a half-hour from Mumbai, you must take a one-hour ferry ride to get to these caves, which is an experience in itself for many! Once on the island, you can check out the caves, complete with inscriptions, statues, and stunning architecture. Tour guides are happy to provide you with a background on the history of these caves.
♦ Taj Mahal Palace Hotel
No cruise from Mumbai (Bombay) is complete without a trip to the famous Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. This 5-star luxury hotel is located near the Gateway of India, and is one of the most well-known landmarks in India. You can soak in panoramic views from this incredible building, as well as admire original artwork and furniture that will bring you a few decades back in time to when it was first built. There are also a number of restaurants located within this hotel where you can enjoy authentic Indian cuisine, as well as many other international choices.
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