Things to Do in Mumbai During Summers | Places to Visit in Mumbai

Things to Do in Mumbai During Summers

City's skyline from Marine Drive, Mumbai

Mumbai is a home to dreamers! Anyone who wants to make it big in the entertainment or the business sector, fancy coming to this city. Celebrated for its mouth-watering cuisine, heritage sites, historical significance and scenic beaches, Mumbai is a treat that satiates your wanderlust.

During summertime, Mumbai usually experiences hot and humid weather. It lasts from April to July, after which monsoon follows. However, if you wish to visit during this lively time, there are a lot of things to do in Mumbai in summer. From gorging in ice cream shavings to relaxing saunters by Juhu Beach, the City of Dreams has exactly what you are looking for.

Beat the Heat With Chuskis

Chuski, a form of shaved ice cream soaked in flavoursome syrups, is the go-to cooler during summers. It is extremely dominant in Mumbai. Summer is the ideal time for these cold treats. Some of the best places for chuskis are Shreeji Golewala in Kharghar, Milan Kala Khatta in Juhu Beach, Ram Krishna Juice Center in Santacruz, Jai Jawan Stall in Girgaum Chowpatty and more! The crowd-favourite flavours are kala khatta, mango, chocolate chip, butterscotch, malai and classic rose. Devour these tasty treats and take a break from the sweat!

Chuski, ice cream golas in Mumbai
a hat, a book and a basket in a picnic setting

A Visit to Chota Kashmir

Chota Kashmir, located in Aarey Colony, is a quiet place where travellers come to spend quality time with friends and families. This peaceful location is surrounded by trees and a vast lake, and is the perfect place to open up a picnic basket! Open every day from 10 in the morning to 6 in the evening, Chota Kashmir features boating facilities. The garden here has been the backdrops for several Bollywood movies, making it one of the most ideal places to visit in Mumbai in summer.

A Walk by Juhu Beach

Juhu Beach, one of the most prominent landmarks in Mumbai, is the ideal spot for cool evenings in the summer months. It is Mumbai’s longest beach, dotted with food stalls and shops. A stroll along the beach, during sunrise or sunset is a pleasant activity indeed. If you get lucky, you might also spot a celebrity or two jogging during the early hours of the morning. Visitors can go for swims to cool down and embrace the beauty of the sea. The beach also hosts several water sports like jet skiing, banana boat rides and parasailing.

Juhu Beach helicopter ride
Jogging in the morning in Marine Drive

A Leisure Stroll by Marine Drive

A C-shaped boulevard celebrated for its alluring panoramas, Marine Drive is one of the most popular destinations in Mumbai. Also known as the Queen’s Necklace, it offers unparalleled sunrise and sunset views. The beach has an elaborate promenade, ideal for leisurely walks. During the early hours of morning and late evenings, Marine Drive is characterised by its cool breeze that offers a break from the scorching heat. Visitors can also indulge in the popular street food of Mumbai at the many food stalls that dot the locale.

Open Mics at Prithvi Cafe

Prithvi Cafe, one of the most frequented eateries in Mumbai, allures guests with its delectable platters and charming decor. Offering finger foods and desserts, the cafe has indoor seating along with a lush garden decorated with hanging lanterns. Apart from its delicious food, on every fourth Monday of the month, the cafe hosts an open mic event in the evenings. It is the city’s oldest open mic, organised by poets, entertainers and comedians.

a microphone

Make your visit to the City of Dreams an unforgettable one by indulging in some fun activities and booking a luxurious stay at one of the best hotels - Ramada Plaza Palm Grove, Juhu Beach. The hotel is known for its immaculate accommodations that offer a cool stay, sheltered from the heat outside.