India is not just home to varied cultures, communities, languages, and religions but it is also home to some assorted flavors in the form of dishes, cuisines, snacks, and street foods. The Navi Mumbai Food Truck Festival is one of its kind of festival that is bound to satiate your taste buds and soul.
This annual event is participated by start chefs, foodies, and tourists in general from all over the country.
The festival is organized by Bhukkad Flea along with Amigo entertainment. Food trucks, food stalls, special sections dedicated to regional cuisines, and street food are the highpoints of the festival. Apart from the food stalls, there are special sections for kids where they can play around or may also participate in competitions like panipuri eating, grape stomping, dance, and music.
The culture of food trucks is very new to India but its gradually gaining popularity in all the metro cities of India. These food trucks serve the best street food and fulfilling meals that you can grab on the go. These trucks are modified and are converted into a kitchen and a reception counter which is as delightful to watch as the food they serve.
The last edition of the food festival happened on 16th and 17th March with a trending hashtag of #NOCOOKINGWEEKEND. The festival was visited by the young and elderly both along with their families and friends. The event turned out to be a huge crowd puller that offered celebrated cuisines to the visitors.
The festival features many local and popular dishes, snacks, street foods, and sweets on display. Foodies can taste as many dishes as they like or may opt to taste just the unique regional dishes at the festival.
Navi Mumbai is a beautiful city that is home to loads of tourist attractions which include Rock Garden, Kharghar Hills, Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Karnala Fort, Pandavkada Falls, DY Patil Stadium, and many ancient temples. You can reach Navi Mumbai easily by roadways, railways, or airways to explore these top destinations. Navi Mumbai is approximately 1,400km via NH 48, 2,000km via NH 16 and NH 65, and 970km via NH 48 from Delhi, Kolkata, and Bengaluru respectively. Read till the end to find out some best travel options.
By Road. You can take inter-state tourist buses to reach Navi Mumbai or may drive to the city through the highways and byways. Fare for one-way travel by bus from Lonavala starts from Rs.550, Rs.350 from Pune, and Rs.600 from Mumbai. The fare may go up to Rs.1000 and above in case you pick a luxury bus.
By Rail. Vashi railway station is the nearest station to reach the food festival venue. Trains from all parts of the country arrive here hence one does not need to worry about train connectivity from any part of India. From the station, one can take a taxi, an auto-rickshaw, or a bus to reach the venue.
If you are coming from Delhi then you may consider traveling by Mumbai Rajdhani, Paschim Express, or Swaraj Express, from Kolkata by Gitanjali Express, or HWH CSTM Duronto, and from Bengaluru by Mumbai Express, Udyan Express, or Chalukya Express.
By Air. Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the nearest airport to reach Navi Mumbai. Flights from all metro cities of India like Delhi, Kolkata, and Bengaluru, arrive here. After checking out from the airport one can take the locally available transport such as a taxi, a bus, or an auto-rickshaw to reach the venue.
All the major airlines such as Air India, IndiGo, Vistara, SpiceJet, GoAir, and AirAsia run non-stop flights from Delhi, Kolkata, and Bengaluru to Mumbai with an average one-way fare of Rs.3500, Rs.4000, and Rs.2500 respectively.
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