Writer recommends a trip to the city formerly known as Bombay
Solo holidays to Mumbai could be like two holidays in one, as the city is "a beguiling mix of gleaming skyscrapers and frenetic streets".
That is according to Nick Boulos, writing on the travel advice website Trip Ideas, who says the city - which was formerly known as Bombay - is India's "most evocative city".
The writer also recommends that people on solo holidays in Mumbai visit the unassuming home of an incredible man.
"Gandhi's legacy lives on 63 years after his assassination. Visit the quiet, simple home where he lived for 17 years," he said.
"Mani Bhavan on Laburnum Road is now a small museum showcasing belongings and letters written by the nation's forefather including one heartfelt note to Hitler urging restraint."
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was a politician and leading figure in the move for Indian independence. He was shot in 1948 in New Delhi by an extremist Hindu nationalist.