Mumbai Itinerary 5 Days

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5 Days in Mumbai - Perfect Vacation Guide

A stunning amalgamation of glamour, history, culture, natural beauty and modernity, Mumbai, the wealthiest city of India, bequeaths visitors with a glimpse of the social and cultural fabric of the country. This bustling city has emerged as one of the most sought-after places in India to live and work, thus earning itself various tags like the ‘City that never sleeps’ and ‘City of dreams’ over the years. Plan a 5-day-long trip to Mumbai to experience the best of this lively destination. Go through our Mumbai Itinerary 5 Days to plan better!

Are 5 days enough for Mumbai tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Mumbai ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Mumbai. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Mumbai. You can visit popular places in Mumbai, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Mumbai?

The budget cost of 5 days in Mumbai is USD 280. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Mumbai 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Mumbai are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in Mumbai in 5 days?


Mumbai is often touted to be one of the best shopping destinations in the country. Known as a hotspot of the fashion industry, Mumbai is the place where you will find the latest trendy lifestyle products and clothes in the markets. For accessories, Colaba Causeway is the top-rated option while the shady Chor Bazaar Thieves Market is perfect for buying electronics and antiques at cheap rates. Linking Road is the place to head to for clothes shopping and Crawford Market near Churchgate is ideal for buying fresh food products and spices. An important tip – don’t forget to haggle while shopping in the markets and bazaars of Mumbai!


Home to the world’s second-largest film industry ‘Bollywood’, Mumbai houses resplendent cinema halls, grand studios and most importantly, sprawling houses of most of the movie stars! Embark upon a Bollywood tour at the Film City and explore the extravagant sets and studios!


Start your street-food tour with a tasty plate of Kheema Pav, minced mutton cooked with delicious spices and stuffed in bread. Then, head to any of the road-side Chaat stalls for sampling some of Mumbai’s iconic dishes like Bhel and Pani Puri. Revel in the tangy taste and enjoy the explosion of flavours in your mouth! Next, hog on the delicious Samosas, which are made from a stuffing of peas and potatoes fried in a flour batter and served with a mint chutney. Lip-smacking chicken and mutton Kebabs which consist of succulent pieces of meat marinated and cooked to perfection on an open stove or grilled on a ‘Tandoor’ are also a must-try in Mumbai! Finally, end your meal with a delightful and refreshing round of Kulfi and Ice Cream Sandwich Biscuit.

Religious Places

Mumbai is famous for its religiously-significant places like the Haji Ali Dargah, Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Mahalaxmi Mandir, and Mumbadevi Temple. Even if you are not a particularly religious person, do pay a visit to these holy places to experience the rituals and traditions there.

Local Sightseeing

Mumbai has a plethora of tourist attractions that make a local sightseeing trip in this city interesting and fun. Explore the iconic Gateway of India, marvel at the staggeringly huge scale of open-laundry work done at Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, camp in the forest at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, and have beachside fun at the Juhu and Marine Drive Chowpatty Beaches.

Mumbai travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Mumbai like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Mumbai.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Mumbai in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Mumbai on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Mumbai

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Mumbai. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Mumbai for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Mumbai, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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