MTDC With BEST Launches Special Mumbai Darshan

Swati Kale - General Manager, MTDC; Satish Soni - Joint Managing Director MTDC; Valsa Nair-Singh (I.A.S) - Principal Secretary Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Government of Maharashtra; Jaykumar Jitendrasinh Rawal - Minister of Tourism, Maharashtra; BEST Chairman Arvind Dudhwadkar and BEST General Manager Dr. Jagdish Patil

MTDC (Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation) in association with Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has announced the launch of its special Mumbai Darshan Tours starting on 11th August 2016. Department of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra announced the launch of the special Mumbai Darshan Tours at a Press Conference today in the presence of Jaykumar Jitendrasinh Rawal – Minister of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra; Valsa Nair-Singh (I.A.S) – Principal Secretary Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Government of Maharashtra; Satish Soni – Joint Managing Director of Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. and Smt. Swati Kale – General Manager, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. The inauguration of the special Mumbai Darshan Tour will take place at the hands of Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharahstra on 11th August at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

The Mumbai Darshan Tour will spin across key heritage spots and important places of Mumbai like Bhaudaji Lad museum, Siddhivinayak Temple, Bandra Band Stand, Nehru Science Centre, M.Gandhi’s Mani Bhavan, Taraporewala Aquarium, Haji Ali dargah, Mahim dargah, Mayor’s Bungalow and Gateway of India. Sightseers will also be shown the bungalows of famous Bollywood personalities, such as actors Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan, singer Lata Mangeshkar, as well as business tycoons such as Mukesh Ambani

The Mumbai Darshan Tour will be divided in two tours, with different pick up and drop points, covering all the iconic places of Mumbai and giving a glimpse of the Maximum City. The Tour 1 will begin from the archetypal Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) and proceed covering main attractions of the city till drop at CST. The Tour 2 will begin from Dadar(E) near MTDC counter and proceed ahead covering similar destinations as the other tour and to be ended at the same location of the pickup. The travelers will enjoy reminiscing the history of Mumbai travelling through this Mumbai Darshan tour.

Jaykumar Rawal, Tourism Minister, Government of Maharashtra on this initiative commented “The launch of the Mumbai Darshan Tours is one step closer to advance the current tourism scenario in Maharashtra. Through this initiative we are not only aiming at highlighting the heritage that Maharashtra has to offer but also give a new outlook and revive the tourism sector in the state. The project development team has done a great job of creating and hand picking the destinations that will be covered in this tour to ensure each tourist gets a wholesome experience of what Maharashtra has to offer”

Highlighting this initiative, Valsa Nair-Singh (I.A.S) – Principal Secretary Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Government of Maharashtra said, “We are very happy to announce the launch of our Mumbai Darshan tour in the city. Back in April, we had meticulously planned and done the recce of this tour ourselves to give an uncompromised experience to our travelers. After thorough planning we now have reached the execution stage successfully and we are confident that our tour will keep each individual happy and satisfied after the experience. It is our constant endeavor to provide the best for each tourist visiting Maharashtra.

Itinerary 1 – Ex – CST–South Mumbai-CST

Departure Dates: 13 Aug, 14 Aug, 16th Aug, 18th Aug, 20Aug, 21 Aug, 27 Aug, 28 Aug, 03 Sept, 04Sept, 10 Sept, 11 Sept, 17 Sept, 18 Sept, 24 Sept, 25 Sept

Timings – 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM.

Pick Up Point – CST (9.00 AM)

Packages Adult Child (3-12 yrs)
A) Gold Package: Per Person for Indian Nationals 725.00 (Inclusive Tax) 657.00 (Inclusive Tax)
B) Gold Package: Per Person for all Foreign Nationals including NRI, PIO, OCI 1430.00 (Inclusive Tax) 776.00 (Inclusive Tax)
C) Silver Package: Per Person. (Without Entry Fees ) 499.00 (Inclusive Tax) 499.00 (Inclusive Tax)
Note: The child below 3 years no fees applicable

Items for Entry Fees

1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Fort, Mumbai
2. Nehru Science Centre, Worli
3. Taraporewala Aquarium, Marine Lines
4. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Bhaikala
5. Siddhivinayak Temple, Dadar

6. Mani Bhavan

 

Itinerary 2 – Ex – Dadar–South Mumbai-Dadar

Departure Dates: 13 Aug, 14 Aug, 16th Aug, 18th Aug, 20Aug, 21 Aug, 27 Aug, 28 Aug, 03 Sept, 04Sept, 10 Sept, 11 Sept, 17 Sept, 18 Sept, 24 Sept, 25 Sept

Timings – 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM.

Pick Up Point – Dadar (9.00 AM)

Packages Adult Child (3-12 yrs)
A) Gold Package: Per Person for Indian Nationals 725.00 (Inclusive Tax) 657.00 (Inclusive Tax)
B) Gold Package: Per Person for all Foreign Nationals including NRI, PIO, OCI 1430.00 (Inclusive Tax) 776.00 (Inclusive Tax)
C) Silver Package: Per Person. (Without Entry Fees ) 499.00 (Inclusive Tax) 499.00 (Inclusive Tax)
Note: The child below 3 years no fees applicable

Items for Entry Fees

1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Fort, Mumbai
2. Nehru Science Centre, Worli
3. Taraporewala Aquarium, Marine Lines
4. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Bhaikala
5. Siddhivinayak Temple, Dadar

6. Mani Bhavan

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