Mumbai with a Difference
Mumbai with a DifferenceDrive past the Gateway of India, the city’s most famous landmark – an Indo-Saracenic archway built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary. Today it is remembered as the place from which the British staged their final departure.
On arrival at Colaba Causeway, enjoy a stroll through the market.
When you leave the market, you’ll take Marine Drive, Mumbai’s seaside promenade, an eight-lane highway with a wide pavement. Its graceful curve sweeps from the skyscrapers at Nariman Point to the foot of Malabar Hill. The whole stretch is popular for strolling, and it is a great place for people watching.
As you walk into their home you will be welcomed traditionally with a “tikka” or holy mark on your forehead. A symbol of tradition and respect the “tikka” wards off all negative elements and welcomes you.
Festivals and weddings are both celebration time in an Indian home. Today a few traditions will be showcased, which are always a part of every important celebration. The ladies can learn how to tie a sari and make a rangoli – a traditional art form used to decorate the entrances and courtyards in Indian homes especially for weddings and festivals.
Enjoy this typically Indian outing with some traditional delicacies served during your visit.
Return to the pier after your visit.

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