Dharavi Slum Tour : Mumbai's Hidden Heart

Welcome to the Mumbai Dharavi Slum tour. To call this as a Mumbai Dharavi Slum Tour or a slum tour in Mumbai would not be correct, as we are not going to see the slums, but going to see the industries in the slums and how people work hard with infinite enthusiasm and the zeal. It’s a real Mumbai tour and truly a special real Mumbai Day Tour.

For some people, Dharavi which is in Mumbai is the Asia's second largest "slum", home to nearly a million people. But there is surely something more to that.


Dharavi is a city within a city. Hospitals to Hotels, Schools to Movie theatres to Mobile Galleries, everything is here. Constantly super busy, hustling and bustling with various sound and activities during the day, one can find: Bakery, dyeing houses, recycling of plastics, Soap factories, Block Printing, and many other units with an economy estimated to be worth US $650 million!


Dharavi & Mumbai being of same age, the original inhabitants of both were the people from the fishing community known as ‘Kolis’


The first migrants were people from the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. There were other settlers as well who directly migrated to the city. Most of the people were not much educated though, but were very much trained in craftsmanship and trading. You can find Muslim tanners in the leather industry.


Also other people, who had mastered their skills in sewing, stitching, tailoring etc from the Land of Hindu God Rama -Uttar Pradesh, were the pioneers of the ready-to-wear clothing Industries and trade.


You will always be accompanied by our private tour guide in Mumbai, who will explain you the entire working of the slums and will help you to interact with the locals in there. This is an extra ordinary tour and not a part of the Mumbai city tour or the Mumbai sightseeing typical tours.

Before you leave Mumbai, we want you to enrich yourself with a profound knowledge of understanding of Mumbai, its people and its fascinating rituals & traditions and the most important secret of happy smiling faces!!


Mumbai Dharavi Slum Tour is not a “slum watching tour” where you see poor people and their poverty but it’s a tour of the small scale industries & factories to show you some of their qualities which are: Unlimited energy, hardworking, determination and the get-up-and-go attitude of the people!

These are some of their many qualities which create an impression on our hearts, minds & Soul

 

Time & Schedule

Available all days of the week except Sunday.
The tour runs during the day.
Timings are flexible based on your convenience.
The tour would last for about 1.5/2 hours.
It’s a walking tour.
 

Personalized Pick up & Drop back

We would pick you up and drop you back to the Mumbai Cruise Ship Terminal, Outside the Green Gate at the Indira Docks, or at the Mumbai Domestic or International Airport, Hotels in South or North Mumbai or at Home in an Air conditioned Car or Mini Bus.


If you are a Single/Solo Traveler visiting Mumbai and staying in South Mumbai you can also do this tour on a motorbike with us – Mumbai on a Moto!

 

If you haven’t booked a hotel yet, we would recommend you to stay in South Mumbai (Colaba), as that’s where all the Tourist sites, Temples, Markets, Shops, Cruise Terminal etc. are located, including the very famous Gateway of India & the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.

 

Inclusive & Price

- Pick up in an Air-conditioned Car or a Mini Bus.
- For a Motorbike tour, Pickup & Drop back only in South Mumbai/Cruise Terminal.

- You will always be accompanied by our cultured, professional and highly qualified and very informative fluent English speaking local tour guides, who are also high standard drivers and have vast knowledge and deep insights about Mumbai and its day-to-day life!

Our tour guide in Mumbai will tell you all the beautiful stories and history linked with Colonial & Tourist sites, Charismatic Culture, Divine spirituality, Incredible Indian Freedom struggle, Mystical Mythology, Indian Arts & Handicrafts, Masala Chai (tea) & even starry Bollywood!

-Well researched and personalized tour itinerary that is fluid through the day to accommodate your preferences.

- All entrance tickets wherever applicable.
-Wet Tissues
- Bottled Water
- Drop back at the Mumbai Cruise Ship Terminal Outside the Green Gate, Indira Docks, Or at the Mumbai Domestic or International Airport, Hotel or at Home.

The prices are based on the number of people doing the tour, Any other tours you choose, and the duration of each tour.

 
If you wish you can also merge this tour with our other interesting tours that we offer on our website including the: Mumbai Cruise Ship Excursions, Mumbai City Tour, Market Tours, Walking Tours, Temple Tours, Shopping Tours in Mumbai, Motorbike Tours, Single Women Traveler Tours, (Single Female Traveler tours), Exclusive and Special Mumbai Tours, Elephanta & Kanheri Caves Tour, Mumbai Festival Tours and the 3M Tour.
 
 
We at Mumbai Moments offer mix combinations of various Mumbai Tour packages, such as: Mumbai tours, Mumbai city tours, Mumbai day tours, Mumbai Scooter tours, Community Tours, Charity Tours, Open Air Laundry Tours, Dhobi Ghat Tour, Solo Women Traveler, Women Only Group Tour, Single Female Traveler, Mumbai City sightseeing tours, Mumbai private tours, Mumbai evening tours, Mumbai night tours, Mumbai food tours, Mumbai sightseeing tours, Mumbai Understanding Karma & Meditations/Massage Tour, Mumbai tour guides, Mumbai group tours, Mumbai student tours, Mumbai solo women traveler tours, Mumbai single women traveler tours, Mumbai spiritual Massages, Massages in Mumbai, Mumbai Massages, Mumbai shopping tours, Mumbai street photography tours, Mumbai cooking tours, Mumbai Dharavi slum tours, Mumbai Temple Tours, Mumbai markets tours, Mumbai Markets, Mumbai Tourism, Mumbai Food tasting tours, Mumbai to Bombay, Mumbai city private tours, Mumbai High End Car tours, Real Mumbai tours, Mumbai Beach tour, Mumbai Caves tours. Tour guide in Mumbai, Personalized day tours in Mumbai, Private tour guide in Mumbai, Mumbai tour guides & Customized Mumbai tours.
 

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