13 days in Goa & Mumbai Itinerary

13 days in Goa & Mumbai Itinerary

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13 days in Goa & Mumbai Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  17​h
1
Goa
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Mumbai
— 5 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

5
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Take a break from the city and head to Baga Beach and Agonda Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Goa and Prehistoric Rock Art Gallery. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Literati Bookshop & Cafe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nagueshi Temple, stroll through Gonsua Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Goa travel route builder website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Goa is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Goa is 3 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, plan for much hotter nights in Goa, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Old Goa ©
Old Goa
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach

5
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Head to Bungalow Eight and R City Mallfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, identify plant and animal life at Bhandup Pumping Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Mary Basilica, and take a stroll through Colaba.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai vacation planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Goa to Mumbai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Goa in October, you will find days in Mumbai are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Gandhar Pale Buddhist Caves
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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