Mumbai 3-day itinerary | The Orchid Hotel Mumbai Vile Parle

Mumbai 3-day Itinerary

Often referred to as Mayanagri, which translates to ‘City of Dreams’, Mumbai is a dreamy, fast-paced, bustling metropolitan city with an abundance to explore. The culture, food and iconic landmarks are sure to leave you spellbound. In this carefully curated Mumbai trip plan for 3 days, tour through the city's most captivating attractions. You can’t help but fall in love with the city. There’s something for everyone to see, whether it is travelling in local trains, visiting museums, relaxing on the infinite beaches, or savouring famous street foods like vada pav, the city has a happening atmosphere and doesn’t wait for anyone.

Day 1: Linking Road and Bandra-Worli Sea Link

Begin your journey in Mumbai with a trip to the popular Linking Road, a shopaholic's heaven packed with trendy stores, street sellers and luxurious brands. Enjoy an afternoon of shopping while exploring the latest fashion trends, jewellery, accessories, home goods and souvenirs. Immerse yourself in the lively mood and feel the pulse of the city while trying local street cuisine delights. After that, take a scenic drive or you could simply choose to walk along the renowned Bandra-Worli Sea Link, the longest sea bridge that connects western and central Bombay. Take in the magnificent views of the Arabian Sea and the Mumbai skyline against the subtle breeze.

Bandra-Worli Sea Link, the 8-lane wide cable-stayed bridge that links Bandra in the Western Suburbs of Mumbai with Worli in South Mumbai
People standing near the shore on Juhu Beach

Day 2: Juhu Beach and Chowpatty Beach

Juhu Beach is one of the most renowned beaches in Mumbai and a must-visit. Take a stroll along the shore, feeling the warm sand and watch the sun set over the Arabian Sea. Do not forget to check out the various street food options while you’re here! Eat that vada pav, enjoy your plate of pav bhaji, and relish that sukha puri after a flavour-bursting plate of pani puri! Later, visit Chowpatty Beach, another must-visit destination where you can eat great local street cuisine and soak up the relaxing atmosphere. The vivid colours, exciting street performances and soothing coastal wind will create an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life.

Day 3: Gateway of India and Elephanta Caves

A trip to Mumbai isn't complete unless you see the majestic Gateway of India, an iconic landmark that serves as a symbol of the city's greatness. Marvel at the architectural beauty of this Indo-Saracenic gem, while absorbing the busy environment and stunning views of the Arabian Sea. From here, sign up for an exciting boat journey to Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Elephanta Island. Explore the artistically sculpted rock-cut temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. The caverns provide an enthralling view into ancient Indian art and culture, with the workmanship and spiritual importance leaving you speechless.

A view of Gateway of India during the day

In addition to this 3-day Mumbai itinerary, there are other celebrated attractions you must include in your plans. Sitting along Marine Drive is a staple tourist routine, then visiting the Hanging Gardens, and finally, you could opt to do something religious and go to Siddhivinayak Temple.

To ensure a seamless and comfortable stay, The Orchid Hotel Mumbai Vile Parle awaits you with its top-notch amenities and convenient location. Linking Road and Bandra-Worli Sea Link are just 30 minutes, Juhu Beach and Chowpatty Beach are 20 minutes, and Gateway of India and Elephanta Caves are about an hour from our hotel. You can unwind and relax in style, with access to amenities like a refreshing pool to rejuvenate your senses after a day of exploration. Choose from a range of rooms with luxurious bathtubs, internet access and more.