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Mumbai: Private Dharavi Walking Tour with Hotel Transfer

Product ID: 260117
Experience Asia's largest slum in a personal and responsible way. Participate in a private walking tour for yourself or your own group, and engage with locals in a respectful way to learn more about the realities of India's slums.
About this activity
Duration: 2.5 - 3.5 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 2:00 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Pickup available from hotel lobby. Please be ready ten minutes before the start of your activity. Pickup available from hotels located in Bandra, Andheri, Juhu, Airport area, Colaba, Fort and Marine Drive. In case your pickup point is located in another area, please specify at the time of booking. Please provide a complete hotel address at the time of booking.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Observe the various businesses that flourish here, including recycling, food production, and leather
  • Participate in an award-winning activity that is non-intrusive and educational
  • Benefit from hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Choose from additional options to gain deeper understanding of the community
Full description
Engage in an award-winning ethical tour through the slums of Dharavi. With an annual turnover of approximately $665 million, Asia's largest slum is home to more than one million people.

Book a private walking tour with a convenient hotel pickup and drop-off facility. Your friendly local guide will help you navigate the narrow maze-like alleys of Dharavi as they recount the stories of entrepreneurship and community that define its inhabitants. Profits from this tour are re-invested in community initiatives such as education, skills development, and healthcare projects. The guide takes great care to ensure the walking tour is non-intrusive to local residents and safe for visitors.

The area is home to more to more than 20,000 businesses. Observe recycling, pottery-making, embroidery, bakery, soap making, leather tanning, poppadom-making among other ways of living is done here. Climb on a rooftop to get a view of the entire settlement. Navigate through the maze-like alleys and stop to talk to friendly locals.

The tour will also visit the residential areas of Dharavi. People from all over India have come to live in Dharavi, making it a microcosm of India. This diversity is apparent in the temples, mosques, churches, and pagodas that stand side by side.

This private tour is ideal if you want a more personal interaction with your guide and the locals.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch (if option chosen)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Cameras
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Please wear modest clothing, no low-cut or sleeveless tops or short shorts are allowed
• Guests are recommended to wear comfortable closed-toe walking shoes as some areas can be dirty, especially during the monsoon months from June to mid September
• This is a private activity and can be booked for up to 4 people in a single booking
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.
• This tour has a strict no-photography policy to respect the privacy of local residents

From £96.17 Per group up to 4

Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    5 / 5
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スラムと聞くと危ないイメージですが、ここのスラムはそんな感じはしませんでした。1つの街になっていて、スラム内で色々な仕事・商売をしていて、前向きな印象を受けました。 小さい子供も多く見かけ、みんな明るい。笑顔がかわいかった。 だんだん良くなっていくといいな。

February 18, 2020


スラムと聞くと危ないイメージですが、ここのスラムはそんな感じはしませんでした。1つの街になっていて、スラム内で色々な仕事・商売をしていて、前向きな印象を受けました。 小さい子供も多く見かけ、みんな明るい。笑顔がかわいかった。 だんだん良くなっていくといいな。

February 18, 2020


August 15, 2019

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Product ID: 260117