Mumbai, India Travel Guide

Last Updated: Jan 2024

Mumbai feels completely insane when you first arrive, and that feeling may never go away. From a traveler standpoint it’s definitely a city of contrasts. With over 20 million people in the area it’s surprising that the tourist infrastructure still isn’t well built out yet.

Why Visit Mumbai

Mumbai Facts

Population 13,800,000
Area 22,000,000
Timezone UTC+5:30
Currency Indian rupee
Airports Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM)

Where to eat and drink in Mumbai

Budget breakfastMany hotels come included with a simple breakfast. If not, street stalls offer good local dishes for cheap.$1.69 - $2.66
Budget lunchDepending on where you are it may be hard to find budget options, but street stalls and casual restaurants are available in most tourist areas.$2.41 - $3.86
Budget dinnerMany expensive restaurants can be found, but cheaper places and many food stalls on Chowpatty Beach offer great budget options.$3.86 - $7.24
Beer (pint)Unlike most of India, there are trendy bars in Mumbai, and prices vary greatly. Your hotel can fetch you some cheap beers as well.$1.69 - $3.02
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When to visit Mumbai

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

Mumbai Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:42am6:50pm
21 Jun6:02am7:18pm
21 Sep6:27am6:36pm
21 Dec7:07am6:06pm

Where to stay in Mumbai

Mumbai Hotel Seasons

Mumbai Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar17.00 - 54.00
starstarstarstarstar23.00 - 78.00
starstarstarstarstar35.00 - 125.00
starstarstarstarstar58.00 - 166.00
starstarstarstarstar78.00 - 245.00
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Mumbai Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed12.00 - 26.00

Where to go before and after