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Experience the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai by exploring the festivities with a local guide. The 10-day festival occurs in late August and early September 2017 and centers around 'pandals' (community tents) that house gigantic Ganesh idols. Your guide takes you to three of the city's most famous pandals on this full-day tour, which gives you an close look at this sacred Hindu festival. Includes lunch, and private guide and vehicle.
  • Private full-day tour of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai
  • View several celebrated pandals with elaborate Ganesh displays
  • Stop at a local home to experience family life and an intimate Ganesh ceremony
  • Watch the Ganesh Visajana procession to the sea
  • Includes vegetarian lunch, private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off
Begin your day with morning pickup at your Mumbai hotel and transfer to the first of three renowned pandals, Fort Cha Raja Pandal.

Located near the General Post Office, Fort Cha Raja Pandal attracts hundreds of devotees who come to honor a Ganesh figure surrounded by elaborate flower decorations. Next up, visit a traditional family home to witness a ceremony that honors Ganesh. You can also learn from the family members about Marathi culture.

Take a break for lunch at a local restaurant, then continue to Mazgoan cha Raja Pandal to see a Ganesh that sits among twinkling lights. Next, head to Khetwadi 12 lane to view the most interesting of the three pandals.

Your final event of the day takes you to Girgaon Chawpatty to witness the Ganesh Visajana, a ceremony where devotees sing and dance while carrying the Ganesh statues from thousands of pandals to the sea.

Please dress modestly so that you can enter places of worship during this festival (see Additional Info for more details).

Your tour ends after eight hours with return to your hotel.
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