If you want to explore the most and experience the maximum of natures’ splendid faces, the mega city of Mumbai has got a lot for you. One of the major cities of the country, there are tourists and visitors coming to this city of Maharashtra from all over the globe. The city is the “Jack of all Trades” be it the fashion industry, television industry, IT industry or any other industry with a large number of natural attractions in the city. Mumbai has always treated the tourists with one of best therapies with its mesmerizing attractions and splendid natural beauty. It is a place so irresistible for any kind of tourist to visit the place. This capital city in the state of Maharashtra is perfect for tourists of all ages and types including kids, a group of friends, family, old people, couples, adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. This city has never stopped to amaze people and that one visit of no matter how many days will still feel like incomplete in this Mega city of Mumbai.
Major attractions in Mumbai:
Located at a distance of 10 km from the Mumbai city center. The island is located on the shores of the Arabian Sea. The caves can be reached by a ferry from the Gateway of India. The island covers an area of 10-kilometer square. The island is set with an amazing picturesque view with the Stupa Hills rising on the west. The hills are full of trees like mango, tamarind, palm and karanj trees. There are mangrove bushes on the shore. The beautiful island has a deep ravine that cuts through the middle of the island from north to south. The caves are also very interesting hewn with the solid basalt rock. The site is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Hanging Gardens of Mumbai
Situated on the Malabar hills, these gardens are built on a water reservoir. The gardens are also known as Pherozshah Mehta Gardens and are covered with greenery and flowers all around. The major attraction of the place is the animal shaped hedges and the stunning view of the sunset. The place is an ideal spot for a photographer.The natural beauty of the terraced garden is phenomenal and the destination is a not to be missed place.
Located in the heart of the city, the zoo garden was earlier called Rani Chi Bagh or Victoria Gardens. The garden has a variety of animal species with amazing natural wealth with several rare species of trees. It is an ideal spot to relax as well as watch the various animals in the zoo.
One of the most populous islands in the world this island drives a large number of tourists from all over the world. The island has hills surrounded by the sea water. The island also covers the area of Borivali National Park which is the largest National Park in the city. There are a large number of lakes like Powai Lake, Tulsi Lake, and Vihar Lake; rivers like Mithi River, Poisar River and Dahisar River; wetlands and creeks in the island that increases the natural beauty of the place and makes it a hotspot for tourists.
Sanjay Gandhi National Park
The Sanjay Gandhi National Park formerly called Borivali National Park is a park with immense natural beauty portraying a wide range of flora and fauna. The park is a perfect place to be visited by nature lovers, wildlife photographers, and lovers. There are about 251 species of migratory birds, 40 species of mammals, 38 species of reptiles, 9 species of amphibians, 150 species of butterflies and a large number of fishes in the area. There are two lakes and rivers also in the city and the park is better known to be the “Lungs of the City” as it reduces the pollution of the city.
A popular tourist destination in the “Island city” of Mumbai, Aska Beach is a perfect holiday spot for beach lovers. The beach showcases a beautiful scene of sunset and sunrise worth not to be missed by nature lovers and photographers.