CST (Victoria Terminus) Station - Mumbai
Washed with the shimmering water of the Arabian sea and over looked by the gods in the caves, its hill stations, beach resorts and forts have delighted the tourists from all over the world. The commercial capital of India, Mumbai and sacred all the other cities offers a world class adventure from cruising to sea diving, paragliding to bungee jumping. Plan a tour to Maharashtra and you can explore the state by all the modes of transportation from sea voyage to air travel. And making your holiday the most pleasurable every thing will be taken care off.
Flying over the state of Maharashtra with too many beaches and hill stations may be in itself a pleasure. Its capital is the international metropolis so well connected with all the major cities of the world. The Chatturpati Shivaji International airport is the biggest international airport with another coming up at Navi Mumbai. Nagpur is the second city with the international airport and has regular flights for Dubai and Bangkok. Pune with the limited capacity international airport has limited flights for Dubai and Singapore. Mumbai's Santa Cruz along airports of other large towns: Aurangabad, Nasik, Ratnagiri and Kolahpur have a regular domestic flights connecting the state with all the cities of the country. All the domestic airlines like Jet airways, Indian Airlines, Air Sahara, Kingfisher Airlines, Spice Jet, Air Deccan and Go Airways have their service tos these airports.
Mumbai Local Train's Platform
The Central Railways with its headquarter in Mumbai form the brain and nerves of the railway transportation in Maharashtra. Mumbai is connected to the rest of country by central and western railway lines. The trains from most central, southern and eastern regions arrive at Mumbai's Central Railway Terminus (CST) while the trains from northern region arrive at Mumbai Central Western Terminus. There are direct trains connecting all the cities and towns of the state to each other as well as to the major cities of the country. The luxurious sightseeing train Deccan Odyssey with all its five star comforts is another marvel of the Indian railways that starts from Mumbai.
Ferry service is one of the most adventurous traveling options for the travelers and connect Mumbai city to the neighboring cities of the coastal area. Except the rainy season or monsoon the ferry service is available to all the ares from the Ferry Wharf and the Gateway of India. For the exciting excursions you can take a ferry ride from Gateway of India to Mandawa or Elephanta caves and even to Navi Mumbai. Boat service are also available from Ferry Wharf To Alibag, Rewas and Mandwa.. Frank Shipping Services also operate overnight services of Catamaran from Ferry Wharf to Panaji, Goa. Get your seats booked with the Mumbai Port Trust at the earliest and enjoy the wilderness of the Arabian Sea.
BEST- Mumbai's Bus Service
The road transport is the undisputed king of the Maharashtra transportation. Connecting all the towns and villages the road transport is the most preferred one. The capital city of the state has Mumbai Central Station as its interstate bus terminus and Asiad Bus Stand for within the state and connects all the cities and towns and villages. The other important bus stations are at Nagpur, Nasik, Aurangabad, Ratnagiri, Kolahpur etc. Apart from the MSRTC (Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation) private luxury buses are also available that are plying between the Cities with the tourist destinations. Recently built six lane Express Highway Between Mumbai and Pune, the first controlled - access toll road made the journey smooth between two points and new highway between Mumbai and Nagpur is under construction.
The public transportation of the Mumbai city is is very well organized, the local trains are the most affordable and less time consuming the two important railway stations are the Church Gate and CST. There are large number of bus routes run by the BEST (Birhanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport) which provides the transport within the city and suburbs and are extremely cheap. The other options are taxis and auto rickshaws you can hire them at prepaid booths as well as according to meter reading system. For sightseeing hiring a taxi for the day is the best option in comparison to sightseeing buses as they have more chances to get stuck in the traffic jams. Visit the coastal areas by the ferry and you will enjoy the ride.
Top 5 Highlights of Travelling In Maharashtra
Reaching to India's most Beautiful State
Flying over the Hills of Maharashtra
Railways with the Flying Speed
Road to the State of Marathas
Ferry to your Service
Caves and Beaches
Unique Rajasthan and Goa
Adventure Tour of India