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12th May to 17th May, 2024Moderate Budget Flight
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  • Itinerary
  • Experiences
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  • Things to Carry
Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 105,000 - 149,000View Breakdown

Things to do in Mumbai in May

Day 1 - Sunday 12th, May
morning -

Arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, complete immigration and customs procedures. Head to Colaba area for breakfast.

afternoon -

Visit Gateway of India, explore the Colaba Causeway for street shopping and grab lunch at Baghdadi Restaurant known for its biryani.

evening -

Relax at Marine Drive to enjoy the sunset and have dinner at Cafe Mondegar known for its retro ambiance and jukebox.

Day 2 - Monday 13th, May
morning -

Visit the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, also known as the Prince of Wales Museum, to admire its art and heritage collections.

afternoon -

Head to Kala Ghoda to explore art galleries, street art, and grab lunch at The Pantry, known for its fresh and healthy menu.

evening -

Witness a performance at the National Centre for the Performing Arts or enjoy a local play at Prithvi Theatre followed by dinner at Theobroma for delightful desserts.

Day 3 - Tuesday 14th, May
morning -

Take a ferry from Gateway of India to Elephanta Island and explore the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

afternoon -

Return to Mumbai and indulge in a street food tour at Mohammed Ali Road known for its delectable kebabs, tikkas, and sweets.

evening -

Savor a traditional Maharashtrian thali at Chetana Restaurant for dinner and experience the local flavors of Maharashtra.

Day 4 - Wednesday 15th, May
morning -

Visit Bandra Fort for panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and stroll through the vibrant streets featuring street art and quaint cafes for breakfast.

afternoon -

Explore the hip and trendy cafes and boutiques at Pali Hill followed by lunch at Jamjar Diner for a fusion of flavors and creative dishes.

evening -

Head to Juhu Beach for a leisurely stroll, witness the sunset, and have dinner at Prithvi Cafe to enjoy the tranquil ambiance with delicious food.

Day 5 - Thursday 16th, May
morning -

Take a guided tour of Dharavi to understand the largest slum in Asia and its thriving industries.

afternoon -

Visit Dadar Flower Market, one of the largest flower markets in Mumbai, to experience the vibrant and bustling local trade.

evening -

Explore the bustling street markets of Linking Road and indulge in local street food like pav bhaji and vada pav.

Day 6 - Friday 17th, May
morning -

Embark on a nature trail or visit the Kanheri Caves within Sanjay Gandhi National Park to explore the lush greenery and ancient Buddhist rock-cut caves.

afternoon -

Take a guided tour of a Bollywood studio to witness the behind-the-scenes of the Indian film industry and learn about the movie-making process.

evening -

Relax and stroll through Powai Lake or enjoy a cruise on the lake followed by a dinner at Mirchi and Mime for a unique dining experience with speech and hearing-impaired waitstaff.

Day 7 - Saturday 18th, May
morning -

Check-out from the hotel and head to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport for the departure.

afternoon -

Departure from Mumbai to Bengaluru by flight.

evening -

Arrive in Bengaluru and conclude the trip.

Weather in Mumbai in Invalid date
Avg Temp28°C to 34°C
Chance of Rain20%
SeasonSummer

Mumbai in May is typically warm and humid, with average temperatures ranging from 28 to 34 degrees Celsius. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Mumbai

Clothing & Apparel

Cotton T-shirts -

Lightweight and breathable, suitable for the warm weather.

Shorts or loose-fitting pants -

Comfortable and cooling for hot and humid conditions.

Kurta or dress -

For traditional occasions or visits to temples.

Light cardigan or jacket -

For evenings or indoor spaces with AC.

Underwear and socks -

Self-explanatory.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the city on foot.

Accessories

Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the strong sun.

Hat -

To shield your head and face from the sun.

Scarf -

For versatility, as it can be used as a head covering or a shawl.

Small backpack or daypack -

To carry your essentials while exploring.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated in Mumbai's warm climate.

First-aid kit -

For minor emergencies.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if required) -

Necessary for international travel.

Cash and credit cards -

For purchases and expenses.

Travel documents -

Including flight tickets and itinerary.

Travel insurance -

For unexpected events and emergencies.

Medications -

Prescribed medications and over-the-counter remedies.

Toiletries -

Shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, etc.

Good to Have

Umbrella or raincoat -

For unexpected showers during the monsoon season (June-September).

Insect repellent -

To keep mosquitoes and other insects away.

Guidebook or travel guide app -

For information on attractions, restaurants, and local culture.

Reusable shopping bag -

For carrying souvenirs and purchases.

Travel towel -

For quick drying after showers or swimming.

Electronics

Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and photography.

Charger and power bank -

To keep your devices powered up.

Camera (optional) -

To capture memories of your trip.

Headphones or earbuds -

For listening to music or podcasts during travel.

Universal travel adapter -

If traveling from outside India.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Credit cards are widely accepted in Mumbai, but cash is still preferred for smaller purchases and at local markets.

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Budget for Mumbai, Maharashtra, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR105,000 - 149,000

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Flight
INR 10,000- 14,000
Food
INR 45,000- 60,000
Hotel
INR 12,000- 20,000
Activities
INR 3,000- 5,000
Local Travelling
INR 10,000- 15,000
Miscellaneous
INR 25,000- 35,000
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Bargain while shopping at the local markets for a better deal.
  • Use local trains or buses for short-distance travel to save on costs.

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.