Dharavi Slum Tour with pottery

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Tour Type


Group size

1 - 6 people


3 - 4 Hours

Meeting Point

International Cruise Terminal, Green Gate


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!

Timing and Availability

  • Available on the days of the cruise liner's arrival.
  • The tour lasts  3 to 4 hours including the travel time.
  • Meeting Point:  International Cruise Terminal also known as the Green Gate, Ballard Pier, Colaba.
  • Finishing Point: Green Gate.
  • The meeting time may vary according to the ship's arrival times.
  • Please email us to confirm the exact meeting time.
  • We request all the participants to meet 15 minutes before the tour starts.
  • Our Mumbai group tours are exclusively for a maximum of 6 people or fewer.  
  • To guarantee your seat please book in advance on our website at www.mumbaimoments.com

Inclusion and Convenience

  • The cost of the Dharavi slum tour is 69 US$ per person which is to be paid fully upon reservation and is not refundable.
  • Pick up and drop back is in a chauffeur-driven air-conditioned car or a minibus based on the number of people.
  • Throughout the tour, you will always be accompanied by our English-speaking, local, and professional tour guide.
  • We specialize in local and real Mumbai tours.
  • All entrance fees wherever applicable during the tour.
  • A try at pottery.
  • High-Speed Internet connectivity – WIFI.
  • Drinking Masala chai – our National health drink.
  • Soft Tissues.                                          
  • Bottled Mineral Water.
  • A small parting gift - A BIG Thank you for choosing us & becoming a part of our Mumbai Moments family.


Please wear comfortable shoes.

Washroom facilities are limited/not available during the tour.

Photography is permitted only at certain places. Please ask your guide.

We guarantee that you will be back on your cruise ship on time. If by an extraordinary circumstance, you miss your departure, we will pay for your flight tickets to your next port of call.

By booking a reservation you agree to our terms and conditions.

For any inquiries on other shared tours or private tours please contact us at: Info@mumbaimoments.com

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