If you have been on a vacation to Goa, and you still want to see more, then the next best in the list of tourist places near Goa is the city of Mumbai. It is the commercial capital of the country, and apart from the buzzing scene of trade and commerce, Mumbai has so much more to offer.
There are a large number of tourist places near Goa, but the charm of Mumbai cannot be compared to anything else at all. It is popularly known as the city of dreams, because every day a large number of people flock to the city of Mumbai with various dreams in their eyes. Some come to the city in search of commercial success while there are others who dream of becoming a popular actor or in colloquial terms, a Bollywood star to be precise.
If you want to experience high end city life in your choice of the tourist places near Goa then nothing beats the urban life of Mumbai. Goa Tourism offers so much to do and so much fun to have for every person, and for every age group. The autowallas in Mumbai can take you around a tour of the city where they will show you the houses and mansions of famous stars of the Indian film industry. Each nook and corner of the city has its own story to tell and is pretty fascinating in its own right.
If you are a foodie then Mumbai is your heaven when it comes to the tourist places near Goa because the city of Mumbai is like a melting pot of so many types of cuisines. You can have street side food which is popularly known as vada pao or bhel puri or pani puri from the various vendors that flock the streets of Mumbai or if you are someone who has a taste for the finer things in life, then you have a variety of options of restaurants that you can pick from famous five star hotels like the Taj Mahal Palace or the J.W Marriott which are world class hotels aimed at the best possible means of customer satisfaction.
If you need a different experience of the beach, one that is not like the beaches of Goa, then Mumbai promises that as well. The city has around 6 to 7 major beaches and each beach has its own distinct flavor and also differs from the other one in terms of crowd. The Juhu and the Chowpatty and even the Versova beach are relatively crowded both by tourists as well as locals and are the hubs of activities especially in the evenings and also during the morning because of the early morning jogging crowd. Madh Island beach and Aksa beach are the calm and serene beaches which are not very populated and serve perfect for alone time, or even a romantic time at the beach.
Thus, next time if you are in this fascinating state, make sure to include the wonderful city of Mumbai in your plans and I am sure you won’t regret it.
This post is submitted by Chandralekha. Chandralekha is a Travel enthusiast, currently working with ixigo.com, an online India Travel Guide helps you to plan your trip.