A Tour of Dharavi in Mumbai

Private & Custom Tours in Mumbai (Mumbai)
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Tour description

This 4-hours of a private tour will take you to the largest slum of Asia called Dharavi which is home to about 1 million people from across the country, who migrated to Mumbai hoping for a better life. On this tour, you will walk through Dharavi’s narrow lanes and see from close quarters, its residents and small-scale industries — recycling, ceramics, embroidery, soap making, bakery, to name a few. You will tour the recycling area where old computer parts and plastics arrive from all over the world. You will be accompanied by a private English speaking guide in a fully air-conditioned vehicle.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Dharavi, Mumbai, MaharashtraPopularly known as the largest slum in Asia, Dharavi is home to about 1 million people from across the country, who migrated to Mumbai hoping for a better life. With their grit and determination, these enterprising individuals developed small-scale industries which today, have an annual turnover of approximately US $665 million. On this tour, you will walk through the narrow lanes of Dharavi and see it from close quarters, its residents and small-scale industries — recycling, ceramics, embroidery, soap making, bakery, to name a few. You will tour the recycling area, where old computer parts and plastics arrive from all over the world. At a community centre, you will see people learning skills such as languages, computers, dancing and yoga. Dharavi is also a brilliant symbol of unity in diversity. The area is home to people of all faiths and you will see the temples, churches and mosques, all in the same space.Duration: 4 hours

What's included

  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Bottled water

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Camera Fees