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Family Friendly Mumbai - a Walking Tour with Kids

Ride a camel, ferry or Ferris wheel in magical Mumbai
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Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 4 miles
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly

Overview :  Plan to do this half day tour in the afternoon so you can end up at Chowpatty Beach towards sunset when the beach glitters with lights... more »

Tips:  Since most of the points on this tour are well-known tourist spots, they are also a magnet for pickpockets, so be street aware-don't... more »

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Points of Interest

What better place to start this family friendly tour than the city's most famous monument? This spot is so popular that it's been dubbed Mumbai's Taj Mahal.

Constructed to commemorate the British Royal visit to Mumbai in 1911, this 26-metre-high monument wasn't finished until 1924. Amusingly, King George V and Queen Mary were shown a life-size... More

While art galleries aren't usually the first thing kids want to do, they can have a surprising amount of fun at Mumbai's best-known exhibition space. First, they can browse all the strange and wonderful artists vending their fun and colourful artwork on the pavements outside. Inside this art gallery was founded in the 1950s by prominent Parsi... More

Known as Mumbai's version of London's Big Ben, it's well worth stopping off on your way to the next point on our tour to see - and hear - this 85-metre-high clock tower.
Designed by English architect Sir George Gilbert Scott, this clock tower built in the late 19th century tinkles out a different tune every 15 minutes, ranging from "God Save ... More

Although there are better aquariums round the globe, younger kids still enjoy this old-fashioned aquarium built in 1951, where they can step inside out of the heat and watch sharks, turtles, coral fish from the Lakshadweep Islands, sharp-toothed moray eels, stingrays and more. Other exhibits include a collection of fossils and rare shells.

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5. Chowpatty Bbeach

By now you're probably feeling hungry so flag down a cab for the 10-minute ride to Chowpatty Beach.

The city’s best known beach, this is where Mumbaikars head to snack on some of the city's best street food.
From stands along the beach buy bhelpuri, a vegetable and lentil noodle snack that you scoop up with deep fried bread puri, Vada Pav, a... More