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Dharavi Slum Mumbai - Walking Tour Experience with Guide

  • Get an intimate glimpse into Dharavi Slum
  • An alternative sightseeing experience that’s ideal for first-time visitors
  • Explore narrow alleys and interact with locals with the help of a guide
Dharavi Slum Mumbai - Walking Tour Experience with Guide
From US$32.00
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Visit Dharavi Slum and experience what life is like in India’s largest slum dwelling where there is so much more than meets the eye. we will pick up and drop of at your accommodation
From US$44.00
Slum tour without transport
Visit Dharavi Slum, the setting for the movie Slumdog Millionaire, and experience what life is like in India’s largest slum dwelling where there is so much more than meets the eye.
From US$32.00
India is a country of contrasts, with slums sitting beside opulent palaces. Get an insider’s insight into Dharavi Slum, used as the setting for the blockbuster movie Slumdog Millionaire, during a 2-hour tour. As you walk around the area, you’ll get an intimate glimpse into the daily lives of local residents and learn about systems in place for more than 1 million residents. Plus, you can upgrade to include convenient round-trip transfers from your hotel.
What to Expect

Home to nearly 1 million residents, Dharavi is the third largest slum  in the world. During this half-day guided tour you will get to go inside the slum to see how the residents live and work. There is a Strong sense of community that exists in Slum,  you will wind through the slum’s narrow alleyways and be greeted by friendly locals who live in Slum . Walk through narrow lanes and by-lanes taking in the wafting aromas from local bakeries and sweet shops. Exotic smells from soap and cosmetic making units are bound to make some heads turn. Dime sized cyber cafes, locals brushing past, mass-producing tailor shops all make up for an exciting trip. Friendly locals and enthusiastic tiny tots waving from their roof tops and balconies simply add in a touch of regular life being lived here.

Continue on the show and tell tour listening to stories from your guide as you arrive at Kumbharwada, in Dharavi. Known to be the face of India’s largest slum dwelling, The tour through the slum's narrow alleys is quite an adventure, you will undoubtedly feel the strong sense of community and the special spirit that exists here. Dharavi became famous through the worldwide hit movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' in 2008. Visit Kumbharwada, an area occupied by traditional potters hailing from Gujarat. This large settlement set up in 1930s is a testimony of communal clay pits and kilns that have stood the test of time and witnessed hardships. In tandem with Brazil’s Favela, Dharavi and Mahim will leave a mark in your hearts and minds.. Sign up for this popular tour today and you will leave this experience with a new-found appreciation of the human spirit.



Reviews (16)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
Dhvari Slum

I did a tour with Ranouk from Slum Gods on Saturday 17th November. Whilst initially hesitant about visiting the slum, my concern was quickly alleviated with Ranouek's informative narrative. I had no idea of the industry that has developed in Dharavi and was impressed with...More

Thank StephenT2724
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great guide

Our tour with Anthony was great. He was very friendly and gave us all the important information concerning the Dharavi Slum. We learnd a lot and we were quite surprised by the things he told us. Walking around with him felt very safe.

Thank Bianca M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour for everyone!

Excellent tour and great guide. Perfect duration - not too short, and not too tiring... great to see how industrious the community is. It's one of the things I always take people on - helps shift perceptions!

1  Thank Rbekka D
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile
Slum tour was great

Anthony was our tour guide and he gave us the best real life experience! We were probably the only tourists in the slum and so it felt so anti-touristy which we liked. He was very informative and friendly. He also bought us traditional snacks and...More

1  Thank Karolina B
MysticalMumbaiTours, Manager at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

DEAR ,KAROLINE B Greetings from Mystical Mumbai. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor on your experience. It is our sincere endeavor to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Great Experience

The tour with Nick really gave me an impressing insight into the life inside the slum. I learned surprising facts and figures which added up to a manifold overall impression. It's for sure worth every minute and rupee :)

Thank milenalivia
MysticalMumbai, Guest Relations Manager at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thanks very much for your review! ! But I'm really glad you had a good time! All the best, and get in touch if you would like to do another tour in the future.

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