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Slum Walks In Delhi (Providing Education To Everyone)

| Shadipur Depot Metro Station, Outside Exit Gate No. 5, New Delhi 110008, India
+91 98111 05601
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Unforgettable experience

Our visit was very exciting. Three hours walk through the streets in contact with people and their... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Giulia B
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Interesting and worthwhile as your money is used to help the people who have so little

We arrived at the meeting point at Shadipur Metro station (toilet available here for 5 rupees), and... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
2silvertraveller2017
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Ever interested in how people survive and live their life in slums? This walk is organised by a local NGO and registered non-profit organization called PETE India (Providing Education to Everyone). 100% of the proceeds go to support our projects. Participants will accompany a guide through the maze of small streets and alleys of a 5.5 hectare slum in West Delhi for 2 hours. He will show you how millions of people live their lives in the slums of Delhi each day. While in the slum, you'll have the opportunity (if you wish) to have traditional tea with a family during which they can share their personal story of survival and life in the slums. You will visit the three schools that your donations directly support and meet the students and teachers.The aim of this walk is not to "visit" or make poverty a "tourist attraction", but is to exchange experiences with people, allowing the locals a rare opportunity to interact with foreigners if they wish.
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| Shadipur Depot Metro Station, Outside Exit Gate No. 5, New Delhi 110008, India
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+91 98111 05601
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Our visit was very exciting. Three hours walk through the streets in contact with people and their activity, including a visit to the school that PETE helped to create, a school for children and some training professional for women to help them become proficient so...More

Thank Giulia B
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We arrived at the meeting point at Shadipur Metro station (toilet available here for 5 rupees), and were wondering how we would know our guide. At the appointed time a young lady approached us and asked if we were there for the walk. (We are...More

5  Thank 2silvertraveller2017
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

My family and I decided to follow my husband on a work trip to Delhi. Our kids are ages 13, 11 and 9. I stumbled across Pete for India Travel, and though I thought it looked interesting, I admit I was a little hesitant at...More

1  Thank Leah A
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

One of the very best slum walks i had in India. The Delhi Slum Wallks were really very good. Really saw how the slum areas are maintained , how people live. one should experience such type of things in life also once. Will definitely recommend...More

2  Thank PreetKSingh
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Amazing people doing really good work in Dehli. The school that has been set up in the slum is so important and well worth a visit.

1  Thank Lauren C
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

It was a somehow disappointing, since the REAL slum where we were supposed to go was bulldozered away completely recently. Compared to the Dharavi slum tour in Mumbai, this tour was by far not as interesting. Also, instead of 3 hours, our tour stopped after...More

1  Thank coolron
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We spent 2.5 hours walking through the neighbourhood with our guide. The people were welcoming and full of smiles and we were greeted warmly wherever we went. It’s an eye opener to learn how little these people earn and the horrible destruction that is happening...More

3  Thank isabelle94
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

To begin with, the process of booking this tour was unbelievably easy! Went through the websites online booking process and it was smooth from the start. The only issue i had was a slightly late arrival to the train station meant that i had no...More

2  Thank LouMar20
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I found this tour online, through a search engine and wasn't sure what to expect really... but i found this slum walk both an interesting and worthwhile experience. The individual's who founded PETE India are so very welcoming and informative - answering all the questions...More

1  Thank tavinerh
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

What an incredible experience. My husband and I along with my 81 year old mother and 13 year old niece spent three hours with our guide Lakshmi meeting the beautiful people of this slum community. Lakshmi is like a modern day saint who really feels...More

3  Thank Colleen J
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Nick V
15 October 2017|
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Response from Jackie T | Reviewed this property |
No, the actual slum its self is made up of very narrow alley ways very uneven ground , not suitable for a wheelchair or tuk tuk. You will be able to see the markets around the slum area . We had a guide called Aamal he was... More
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rmani938
13 September 2016|
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Response from Helen M | Reviewed this property |
Cannot remember cost but it was small. Yes, you need a guide as part of the guides fee goes to the slum. Impossible to get around on your own. It is very confronting and you will feel you need to have a good wash when... More
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thedoc53
7 February 2016|
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Response from 2silvertraveller2017 |
There is a minimum donation of 750 rupees per person I believe. The info is on their website. Remember that the money is going to a good cause - not just a commercial outfit trying to make money out of tourists. Meet at... More
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