Dharavi Slum Tour and HipHop Community Center experience

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Do a walking tour in Dharavi and experince a HipHop community center full of artist kids, learn about recycling ,waste management, leather busuness, pottery community and diversed communities of slum

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Highlights

  • Local tour guide with real time knowledge and experience of Slum lifestyle
  • witness the hiphop community center that teaches hiphop to the kids for free
  • get updated information of Dharavi redevelopment projects its changing lifestyle
  • experience an art walk of Dharavi street art project
  • visit a school inside Dharavi Slum

Description

Explore Dharavi slum and experirence a HipHop community Center inside it apart from that walk through the recycling factories by the lanes witnessing small scale industries and reach at a Leather factory . Welcome to the Dharavi Slum Tour, a captivating journey through one of Asia's largest slums, made famous by the Oscar-winning film 'Slumdog Millionaire.' As you meet your guide in Dharavi, prepare for a two-hour exploration of the thriving small businesses, rich cultural diversity, and daily life of this remarkable community. The tour begins with a close look at the multitude of small businesses scattered throughout Dharavi. Witness the ingenuity of the locals as they craft exotic soaps, handmade cosmetics, intricate pottery, and textiles. These enterprises not only sustain families but also contribute to the lively atmosphere that defines Dharavi's narrow alleys. Being part of a small group allows for a more intimate and immersive experience. Wander through the tight-knit lanes, observing how locals navigate their daily lives. Engage in conversations with community members, gaining unique insights into their traditions, beliefs, and daily challenges. A key aspect of Dharavi's resilience is its contribution to the recycling industry. Learn about the local recycling practices and witness the resourcefulness of the community in repurposing materials. This sustainable approach highlights the environmental consciousness embedded in Dharavi's daily life. The diversity within Dharavi is striking, with people from different backgrounds coexisting harmoniously. Your guide will share stories of the community's history, shedding light on the challenges they face and emphasizing the strength and determination that characterize Dharavi. The tour concludes at a pottery factory, where you can witness skilled artisans at work. If you choose to end your visit here, your guide can assist you in arranging a taxi. For those seeking a more extended experience, consider adding on a vegetarian meal in a local family's home. This optional extension provides an opportunity to deepen your connection with the community while savoring authentic flavors. In essence, the Dharavi Slum Tour offers a thought-provoking exploration, challenging stereotypes and showcasing the resilience, creativity, and warmth that define this vibrant community. It's an opportunity to broaden your perspective and appreciate the strength of the human spirit amidst challenging circumstances. The tour ends at Kumbhar wada or the guide will drop you back at the nearest train station which is Mahim Railway station.

Includes

English-speaking local guide Bottled water drop at nearest railway station after the tour (If costumer needed)

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