Every year people from India and abroad travels to Mumbai to have experience of their lives. It is a beautiful place and has many different places to visit inside and outside the city. For the first timers, here are some tricks to remember while your visit, so you will have a good time that this city offers.
Local hotel or Rent a Service apartment: If your friends have visited Mumbai before ask them about the accommodations or you can check different websites for good and affordable hotels or service apartments.
Transportation: Use local buses or taxis and during rush hour if you are up for it use local train. Metro is also available in Mumbai but you need to know the best way to travel before you actually go.
Keep change with you at all time: Don’t have bulk of money with you, it might attract attention. It is recommended to have smaller cash money.
Buy bottled water: Don’t drink tap water, always keep bottled or distilled water with you. You should drink water after some time, it will keep you hydrated.
Try the local street food: While roaming around the city tries the local street food, it not only money saver but also very delicious.
Keep a map with yourself or in your mobile: Always have some kind of map with you, it will give you sense of direction because Mumbai is very big city. If you are travelling alone than it will be really helpful for you. Of course you can ask the locals, people are friendly and they can tell you the directions.
Wear cloths according to weather: Always wear cloths according to the weather, if it is summer seasons don’t wear heavy cloths. In summertime it is really hot in India.
Learn the local slangs or language: I will be really helpful for you to learn basic slangs or language; it will be easier for you while your visit.
Respect the traditions: If you are from abroad and are not familiar with local traditions. Be sure to learn them, not in depth but a basic knowledge will help you. Ask your friends about them who has been to India before.
Keep your bag in front in crowded place: This is not just for Mumbai but for every place. It’s a common and sensible thing to do.