Dharavi Slum Tour with Add on options


2 hours 30 minutes
Free cancellation
1 - 6
Mobile ticket

Overview

Take an ethical walking tour of the Dharavi slum on this unique adventure in Mumbai. Follow a guide through Dharavi’s narrow alleyways, where you’re introduced to local residents and their small-scale industries — recycling, ceramics, embroidery, soap making and more — all manufactured by innovative means.

Numbers are limited to six people, ensuring an informative experience with a small group. Proceeds from your local tour operator goes back into the local community to support a variety of educational projects.

Description

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Dharavi, Mumbai India

Come visit Dharavi, the city within a city and one of Asia's largest slum. We shall cover places like The Recycling Area, Rooftop Visit, Popaddom Making, Kumbharwada Pottery Colony etc.

The area is an industrial hub and is home to nearly one million of Mumbai's residents.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Reality Tours & Travel, Shop No. GNMC, A/122, Sant Gora Kumbhar Marg, opposite Eleven Heights, Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, Subhash Nagar, Kumbhar Wada, Dharavi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400017, India

The tour will end at our office in Dharavi where guests can enjoy a soft drink and learn more about how funds are re-invested back into the community.

Duration: 20 minutes

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Water / Cold Drink

Exclusions

  • Hotel/Residence pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Out of respect for its residents, no photography is permitted while in the Dharavi slum
  • Please note that dress codes are conservative throughout India; modest and respectful clothing that covers the shoulders and knees is required
  • A significant portion of the proceeds from your local tour operator goes back into the local community to support a variety of educational projects
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • Wearing a facemask is optional. Use of hand sanitisers is optional.

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Operates

Daily

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

163augustind
May 2022

5 Those guys are amazing The guides are very nice Very helpful It is such a journey discovering the slum with them Thanks.

II-VikToria-II
May 2020

An authentic and really interesting tour with a tour guide, who used to live in the slum himself. You really get the feeling, that the people, working for this organization, care about the slum and want to help to improve the living situation there. A little black mark of the tour was a guy filmi...

Donnapaul273
May 2020

This was the best thing we did in Mumbai. Very interesting and an onsite into the hard work going on within the slums. You must do this tour.

atomcat
March 2020

My husband & I did the afternoon tour with Sabena, joined by 2 others in Dharavi. Sabena is a third generation resident of Dharavi so the place resonates with her. What can I say?? It's a city within a city with its own hierarchy - older residents have the large houses & compounds while the newer...

Itchy_feet49
March 2020

This is a must see in Mumbai, it will change your idea of a slum completely. It is in fact a city within a city and it is thriving. Our guide Sabina lives in Dharavi and is a credit to her community. She worked hard at school and continued her education learning English by watching films and tv....

Climber824087
March 2020

This was one of our highlights in Mumbai. It was a eye opener to see life within the city of Dharvi and its people at work/play. Our tour guide was great and so informative as she took us around the maze of streets and lane-ways. Would thoroughly recommend this tour.

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