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Somnath Nehru

5.0

The tour guide was informative in which introduce us all the main things at the slum as well with proper description and even replied to our questions ...

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Madhuri Prajapat

5.0

Walk inside Asia's largest slum was something which we never think it happens, The people out there were very busy with their daily routine and we felt...

Overview

Location: Mumbai

Start Point :  Mahim railway station
End Point :Dharavi Kumbharwada

Timings: Between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Dharavi is Asia’s largest slum area and home to millions of people. Through this tour you will get to see the local industries how people there produce things without help of expensive machines and earn their livelihood. You will also get to see how they are happy in their small area. 

Professional guide will be there to explain the beauty of the place. Experience life in the Slums of Dharavi. Spent time with some kids and local people in the slums. Experience the life in the slum of Mumbai the way in which industrial and residential life mingles here beautifully.  Our 2 hour and 30 minute introduction to Dharavi aims to give visitors a much more nuanced understanding of life and work in Mumbai slums. You can also add a lunch with a local family cooking class, pottery class or street art walk after the morning tour. Not only will you get additional insight into Dharavi, but you’ll provide a local family with some extra income!

It will take 2 and half hour to explore the place.

Suitable For: All age groups.

How to Reach: The location mentioned is easily accessible through public transportation and local trains. However one can book a private taxi toward the starting point as well.

Itinerary

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    Recycling Area- Metal and plastic comes from all over the world to Dharavi to be recycled. See the entire recycling process from sorting to the finished plastic pellets.

    Rooftop Visit- The tin hutments that house so many human lives stretch on as far as you can see. You will never forget this view!

    Community Centre- Our Community Centre, supported by funds from the tour, provides education in English, computers and life skills to the teenagers and young adults of Dharavi. Other activities such as sports, dancing, and yoga are also hosted at our community centres.

    Popaddom Making- Two tons of food is produced every day in Dharavi and a large part of that is popaddoms, the essential appetizer or side dish of many Indian meals. They are typically made by women in Dharavi in the residential areas.

    Kumbharwada Pottery Colony- The Kumbbharwada neighborhood is more than 150 years old and is the oldest part of Dharavi. Artisans create various types of earthen pots that are shipped all over India.

Activity

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  • Walk inside Asia’s Largest Slum

Other Inclusions

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  • Highly trained and friendly Storyteller/ Guide who can speak English & Hindi
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  • Great conversations and interesting stories

Things To Carry

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  • Thrillophilia Booking voucher
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  • Valid ID proof
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  • Any special medical requirement
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  • Water bottle
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  • Hat
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  • sunglasses

Advisory

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  • Dress comfortably and conservatively, it is advisable to have your arms and legs covered.
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  • Wear Shoes

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

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  • If refunds are in Thrillophilia wallet, it will be added in 3 business days.
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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 15 minutes of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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    Story by Somnath Nehru

     Rated : 5.0

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    The tour guide was informative in which introduce us all the main things at the slum as well with proper description and even replied to our questions in the best way as well as very careful about our safety during the walk in the slum and check on us all the time which we felt safe the whole 2 and half hour. very educational tour and really worth the visit and worth the price we spend on this rare tour.

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    Story by Madhuri Prajapat

     Rated : 5.0

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    Walk inside Asia's largest slum was something which we never think it happens, The people out there were very busy with their daily routine and we felt safe the whole tour our guide was knowledgable about this place and they know the guide well. This is an eye-opening tour. Thanks, Thrillophilia for making this happened and won't forget it ever.

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    Story by Rameshwar Reddy

     Rated : 5.0

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    The walk in the slum in Mumbai was nice, Our guide shows respect to everyone and every detail about what we up too. It was a truly satisfying tour with fully loaded memories to be cherished forever. A must-try tour.

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    Story by Sharmila Abbott

     Rated : 5.0

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    Smooth meeting with the guide, From starting till ending point we get to see shock surprises really an Unforgettable Experience.

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    Story by Tanushri Shah

     Rated : 5.0

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    Hard-working people, nice and friendly too, Amazing experience there, a good tour guide who has much knowledge about the place.

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    Story by Dwaipayana Naik

     Rated : 4.0

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    So different experiences offered by Thrillophilia, We get all that has been mentioned in the itinerary. The view of the slum it was something I would never ever forget. Special thanks to our tour guide who was very experienced about the slum area and know better about their lifestyle and shared with us the story of the people which was really nice to hear, The slum were busy with their work and don't stare at us and they don't beg from us instead we gave them something that we can. Guys don't miss this tour when you are around Mumbai.

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