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Combo Tour: Mumbai, Dabbawala, Dhobhi Ghat & Dharavi Slum

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Mumbai, the city of dreams, has a wealth of excitement to offer its visitors. Be it the city's glitz and glam side, the notorious slums or dhobi ghats, this city is ready for you to explore with your trusty, local guide.

Highlights

  • Visit Dharavi, and see the dabbawala lunchbox carriers
  • Combine the top sites with insight into two sides of the city many miss
  • View the sights, and see Dharavi industries at work
  • Benefit from a guide’s narration and hotel pick up and drop-off for ease

Description

After a convenient pick up service, travel with your driver/guide to Churchgate Railway Station, where the days adventure begins. Start by getting a sneak peak into the world of a Dabbawalla, the famous lunch box carriers. Watch as they transfer food on wooden carts into the train and hear a brief introduction from a Dabbawalla about their role and how they code and distribute food.  Continue on your tour by taking a trip through the city center with your guide, covering some of the greatest and most popular landmarks along the way. This portion of the tour will cover some of the most popular landmarks such as the Gateway of India, Taj Mahal Palace, Dhobi Ghat, the Town Hall, Victoria Terminus, the Municipal Building, Marine Drive, Nariman point, Chowpatty Beach, Hanging Garden, and Mani Bhavan. This tour puts you in a fantastic position to learn about the history and culture of Mumbai and introduce yourself to its customs.  The third phase of your tour offers a pleasant contrast, as you and your guide take a 1.5-hour walk through the Dharavi slums. On this portion of the tour, discover why the Dharavi slum is at the heart of the small scale industries in Mumbai. You will see a wide range of industrial and craft practices such as recycling, the making of clay pots, embroidery, bakery, a soap factory, leather tanning, papad (poppadom) making and many others, most of which take place in very small spaces. You will also pass by the residential areas, where you will get a glimpse at how many different people, co-exist together in this community.

Includes

Local taxes Water bottle Pick up and drop-off by air-conditioned vehicle Local guide Admission to Churchgate Railway Station
Lunch Drink

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