Cosmopolitan and captivating, or mesmerizing and magnificent, let the ancient City of Dreams, Mumbai, and the modern capital of New Delhi inspire your travel plans. Majestic monuments from ancient dynasties mark the diverse streets of Mumbai while old meets new with New Delhi’s eclectic combination of skyscrapers, temples and palaces. Take a walk along Mumbai’s iconic waterfront and view the majestic Gateway of India arch or explore and tour the unmissable Taj Mahal of New Delhi.
VISIT MUMBAI & NEW DELHI: GET STARTED
Explore the Gateway to India or the Indian capital with a Flight & Hotel package to Mumbai or New Delhi. These cities have incredible histories with rich local cultures and traditions, so there’s no shortage of things to do in New Delhi, or places to visit in Mumbai. Indulge in Mumbai’s nightlife or walk through history at the Siddhivinayak Temple or Kanheri Caves. Go shopping in New Delhi’s Janakpuri neighbourhood or enjoy the views of the city’s spectacular works of architecture like the Lotus Temple. No matter where you choose to visit, your experience is sure to be unforgettable, so check out our packages to plan your travel to New Delhi or inspire your Mumbai vacations.
MUMBAI & NEW DELHI TRAVEL GUIDE
Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, and English in Mumbai; Hindi and English in New Delhi
What to eat
Vada pav, a deep-fried potato patty in a bun, is one of Mumbai’s most iconic street foods. Bombay duck – actually a type of fish – is commonly served in spicy curries, and modak is a sweet dumpling stuffed in coconut and jaggery. Butter chicken is said to have been invented in Old Delhi, and parathas (stuffed flatbreads) are a common street food.
What to bring back
Fresh spices like turmeric, chili powders and saffron are a must-have from India. Incense and perfumes are popular souvenirs, as well as fine teas like Darjeeling or Assam.
Mumbai is home to the world’s largest open-air laundromat: Dhobi Ghat, which employs over 7,000 people to wash over 100,000 items of clothing each day. New Delhi, despite being the capital of an ancient country like India, is a young city inaugurated in 1931 after its foundation was laid in 1911. It was designed by British architects Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker.
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