Exploring the Dharavi Slum - city within a city
Activities

Exploring the Dharavi Slum - city within a city

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 2 hours to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the place in India that has attracted so many different people
  • Learn more about India's culture through its little community
  • Enjoy witnessing how the locals interact with each other and how they live their lives
What to expect

Today, meet your professional expert at Dharavi Slum. The highly intriguing Dharavi Slum is an overwhelming place and has even attracted the attention of filmmakers, novelists, and other creative folks. Entrepreneurship flourishes here and it has even been said that there is no other place in the world, which surpasses the level of business acumen than in Dharavi. A knowledgeable guide will escort you through Dharavi, and you will witness the way of everyday life here. Countless small businesses thrive in almost every possible nook and cranny. There are pottery shops, textile units, special handmade cosmetic items, unique soaps, and so on.

This walk will offer you incredibly incisive insights into the lives of people who struggle here in the quest for excellence. Witnessing how the way they interact with each other, and other small everyday nuances, such as their culinary habits, cooking, and commuting to and from work, all make for a highly memorable experience. This tour also offers an excellent lesson in recycling. You will see every step, goes into recycling, right from sourcing raw materials by treating discarded products to finally reselling the product as something completely new.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • English speaking local guide
    What's not included
    • Tips
    • Entrance fee
    • Transport outside of pick-up
    Reduced price
    • Child (6-11 years)
    Where

    Pick-up from your hotel in Mumbai. The pick-up is only from city hotels (within 10km) and if guests wish to be picked up in the outskirts there will be a supplement to be paid on site.

    Meeting point:
    During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.
    What to remember
    • Children below 6 years old are not allowed to join this tour
    • Comfortable clothing is suggested
    • Bring your own water bottle, sunglasses, and caps
    • Tour requires a lot of walking so guests must be physically fit
    • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
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    When
    • Daily
    • Pick-up starts from 9.00am
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    Provider
    Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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