Dharavi Slum Tour

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2 - 2.5 Hours


To call this tour a Slum Tour would not be entirely correct, because we will not only be visiting the slums but the industries in the slums and seeing how hard the people work with endless enthusiasm and zeal. It is indeed a real and very special Mumbai tour.

To some, the Dharavi slum is the largest “slum” in Asia, with nearly a million people living there. But that is certainly not all.

Dharavi is a city within a city. Hospitals, hotels, schools, cinemas, and mobile galleries, everything can be found there. During the day, the place is bustling with various sounds and activities that take place: Sewing, embroidery, tailoring, readymade garment industries, bakeries, dyeing factories, recycling of plastics, soap factories, block printers, and many other businesses and residences spread across 550 acres and with an economy estimated to be worth over US$650 million!

The Mumbai Dharavi Slum Tour is not a “slum watching tour” where you see the poor people and their poverty, but it is a tour of the small industries and factories that shows you their qualities, which are: unlimited energy, diligence, determination, and people’s spirit of optimism! These are some of the many qualities that leave an impression on our hearts, minds, and souls.

Our Dharavi tour guide, will explain the entire workings of the slums and help you interact with the locals there, will always accompany you.

We support the noble cause for the people living in the Dharavi slums with our charity arm known as ‘Mumbai Moments Love & Care’ by helping them all in every possible way including food kits, notebooks, pens & pencils, school bags, tuition fees for underprivileged and much more.

We are proud to have a team of our guides who are absolute locals from the Dharavi slums.

Before you leave Mumbai, we want you to enrich yourself with a deep understanding of Slums, their people, their fascinating way of working as a team, supporting each other in every possible way, and the most important secret of happy smiling faces!!!!

So come, you are warmly invited!!!

Inclusion and Convenience

  • Pick up from the hotel, home, or at the International Cruise Terminal known as the Green Gate, will be in a chauffeur-driven air-conditioned car/mini-bus or on a scooter.
  • Throughout the tour, you will always be accompanied by our English-speaking, local, and professional Mumbai tour guide.
  • Well-researched and personalized tour itinerary to make your Dharavi slum tour an experience of a lifetime.
  • We specialize in local and real Mumbai tours.
  • All entrance fees wherever applicable during the tour.
  • Soft Tissues.                                           
  • Bottled Mineral Water.
  • Drinking Masala chai – our National health drink.
  • A small parting gift - A BIG Thank you for choosing us & becoming a part of our Mumbai Moments family.
  • Drop back at the hotel, home, or back at the cruise terminal.


We recommend you stay in South Mumbai (Colaba/Fort) if you haven't already booked a hotel as that's where all the tourist sites, temples, markets, shops, food, and the Cruise Terminal are located, including the very famous Gateway of India & the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.

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We also specialize in daily small shared group tours and cruise group shore excursions in Mumbai.  

For any other inquiries on our group tours and other private tours, please contact us at: Info@mumbaimoments.com

Airport Transfers

At any time of the day or night, we can accommodate any individual or corporate requirement regarding airport transfers from or to Mumbai Airport.  From sedans to SUVs, minivans to small buses & large coaches, we can arrange it all.

Our drivers will be there on time and meet you at the airport with your name written on a board/placard in the arrival lobby.

Since it’s a door-to-door service, our driver will load/unload all your luggage onto the vehicle, so you can travel to your destination safely and comfortably without worry.

Let us know if you wish to add airport transfer to your tours.

If you wish you can also merge this tour with our other exciting Best of Mumbai tours that we offer on our website including the famous Mumbai city tour, Market tour, Temple tour, Shopping tour, Solo woman traveler tour, Scooter tour, Elephanta caves tour, and Food Tasting tour.

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