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Dharavi Small-Group Mumbai - Walking Tour with Guide and Optional Add-ons provided by Mystical Mumbai

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Dharavi Small-Group Mumbai - Walking Tour with Guide and Optional Add-ons

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    Dharavi
    Stop: 2 hours
    Home to nearly 1 million residents, Dharavi is the third largest slum  in the world. During this half-day guided tour you will get to go inside the slum to see how the residents live and work. There is a Strong sense of community that exists in Slum,  you will wind through the slum’s narrow alleyways and be greeted by friendly locals who live in Slum . Walk through narrow lanes and by-lanes taking in the wafting aromas from local bakeries and sweet shops. Exotic smells from soap and cosmetic making units are bound to make some heads turn. Dime sized cyber cafes, locals brushing past, mass-producing tailor shops all make up for an exciting trip. Friendly locals and enthusiastic tiny tots waving from their roof tops and balconies simply add in a touch of regular life being lived here. Continue on the show and tell tour listening to stories from your guide as you arrive at Kumbharwada, in Dharavi. Known to be the face of India’s largest slum dwelling, The tour through the slum's narrow alleys is quite an adventure, you will undoubtedly feel the strong sense of community and the special spirit that exists here. Dharavi became famous through the worldwide hit movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' in 2008. Visit Kumbharwada, an area occupied by traditional potters hailing from Gujarat. This large settlement set up in 1930s is a testimony of communal clay pits and kilns that have stood the test of time and witnessed hardships. In tandem with Brazil’s Favela, Dharavi and Mahim will leave a mark in your hearts and minds.. Sign up for this popular tour today and you will leave this experience with a new-found appreciation of the human spirit.    
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Duration
2h
Inclusions
  • Local Guide
  • It is Group Tour
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note that dress codes are conservative throughout India; modest and respectful clothing that covers the shoulders and knees is recommended
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Tour Guides are college student live in Dharavi Slum which help them with their studied.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Paul S wrote a review Mar 2020
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Fascinating. Learned that a slum should not be thought of as only a bad thing. I saw where people work, shop, and live. Knowledgeable and friendly guide.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Dharavi Small-Group Mumbai - Walking Tour with Guide and Optional Add-ons
Responded 13 Mar 2020
Thanks for your lovely review. We would really appreciate if you recommended this tour your family and friends.
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one time 38 wrote a review Mar 2020
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A truly unique and culturally educational experience. Coordinating this tour through my hostel, I received the contact info of the owner the night before. On the morning of the tour, as I still had some questions, I reached out to the owner to address them. His response time
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Dharavi Small-Group Mumbai - Walking Tour with Guide and Optional Add-ons
Responded 11 Mar 2020
DEAR GUEST , Greetings from Mystical Mumbai. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor on your experience. It is our sincere endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience
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rio_odonnell wrote a review Mar 2020
Galway, Ireland1 contribution
Bunny gave me a fantastic tour. Very informative and a great insight into local life. I am a solo female Traveller and felt completely safe and comfortable at all times. Would highly recommend 👌
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Response from MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Dharavi Small-Group Mumbai - Walking Tour with Guide and Optional Add-ons
Responded 10 Mar 2020
Thanks for giving your precious time to write the review. All our tour guides are staying in the slums and we want to show u the real slum not the reel slum. Thanks again hope to see u soon
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Suraiya N wrote a review Mar 2020
Levittown, New York6 contributions
Our guide Rakesh was very knowledgeable and spoke very good English. A very courteous young man with a very good sense of humor. Highly recommend the tour.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Dharavi Small-Group Mumbai - Walking Tour with Guide and Optional Add-ons
Responded 8 Mar 2020
Thank you so much for lovely review .we are glad that you really enjoyed the tour and we would really appreciate your recommended this tour to your friends and family.
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Jesse G wrote a review Mar 2020
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Raj is a great guide, very friendly and always checked up on us. The tour is well worth it and eye opening. Would definitely recommend!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Dharavi Small-Group Mumbai - Walking Tour with Guide and Optional Add-ons
Responded 8 Mar 2020
Thanks a lot for writing an excellent review and compliment to our Team. will pass your massage to our guide. we are happy you enjoy your tour.
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ssinclair101
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Cooking experience
Great cooking demo, cook along with Kajal who is a great teacher. Made three dishes and found engaging and easy to
bhavanarajsn
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Must Preferred Trip
It was very good experience with Mystical Mumbai Team. Shailesh has organized one day plan well and helped us with
chiquiac
chiquiac
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An exciting experience...cooking "in" Mumbai
I got this class as a gift and really enjoyed the experience. Although we already cooked Indian food before this wa
valiantarjun
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Full day private tour
Such a flexible and awesome guidance by the Mystical Mumbai team. It's a service that needs to be availed by every
Anil_ananthan
Anil_ananthan
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Best and professional group from first timer with family in mumbai
The driver Mukesh was really good. He was on time from pickup, drop at locations, explanations were crisp and very
Nihal K
Nihal K
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Marvelous
It was a wonderful two-day tour with the Mystical Mumbai. Shailesh Jetwa from Mystical Mumbai can offer you the bes
CheSa2013
CheSa2013
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A quick city tour sorted with “local” companion!
Wonderful tour with Mukesh. Very informative & joyful ride. Knew minute details of the places we visited, had insid
Diandjon4856
Diandjon4856
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Easy, tasty Indian cooking
It was very easy to follow and the end result was gorgeous. Now I know how to make a proper thick sauce.
charumexploring
charumexploring
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Beautiful experience
The caves were magnificent. On our way through ferry, we were surrounded by seagulls and felt amazing. The driver
The_Elsewheres
The_Elsewheres
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A must do for anyone who wants to learn how to cook delicious authentic Indian food.
I bought this experience for my husband’s birthday, and I'm so glad I did. We cooked a wonderfully delicious meal (
Kris J
Kris J
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Delightful experience for the cooking and beyond
This was a great experience being in a kitchen in the middle of large slum in Mumbai and see the pride in our host
TBglobe
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Virtual live cooking lesson between Mumbai and Germany
I cooked Panner Mutter Masala with Kajal and Shailesh from Mystical Mumbai. Right after booking Shailesh contacted
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Mumbai elephanta trip
We went to mubai on our honeymoon Nov 19 we had a fantastic trip with the tour guides were brilliant very knowledge
Iuvgrub
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This was the highlight of our visit to Mumbai
Our brilliant tour guide Dev grew up in a slum. He was extremely knowledgeable and articulate answering all our que
Roving61839
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What is this space for
A bit fast to follow and cook but really excellent all around certainly recommend. Food was a bit hot spicy for our
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