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Mumbai: Bollywood and Dharavi Slum Tour

Product ID: 119617
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Get a feel for 2 of Mumbai's most prominent and contrasting faces on a tour of Bollywood City and the Dharavi Slum. Hear about the famous film industry, watch a Bollywood dance show, and explore the fascinating Dharavi slum with local university students.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up included

Your accommodation in Mumbai.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the glitz and glamor of Mumbai in Bollywood City
  • Learn about the Bollywood film industry with your English-speaking guide
  • Delight in a show of Bollywood dancing and even join in yourself
  • See Mumbai's other side on a walking tour of the Dharavi slum
  • Discover the real Slumdog Millionaires and the vibrant activity in Dharavi
Full description
Discover the true colors of Mumbai on a tour of Bollywood City and the Dharavi slum. Learn Bollywood dancing during a dance performance, and go beyond stereotypical slum beliefs on a slum tour that will inspire you in your own daily life.

After pickup from your accommodation in Mumbai, set off to explore the city by air-conditioned vehicle with your English-speaking guide. Hear about Mumbai’s place as India's largest city and home of the Bollywood movie industry, and receive thorough explanations about special effects in Bollywood City. See Bollywood cafés, a Bollywood costume gallery, and the Bollywood Museum.

Enjoy a Move for Dance Show based on the film, music, and dances of Bollywood films, a combination of formal and folk Indian traditional music and dance traditions fused with Middle Eastern techniques. Admire the unique energetic style of the groups of dancers as they perform 5 Bollywood dances, and get a chance to learn alongside them by having a dance yourself.

After the Bollywood part of your tour, continue to Dharavi slum and explore the real Slumdog Millionaires. Feel a sense of adventure as you pass through the narrow alleys in the second biggest slum in Asia and the third biggest in the world. Feel, also, the strong sense of community and the special spirit that exists here.

Don't expect to find extreme poverty on your walk through Dharavi. In fact, discover a wide range of activities in the legendary mini-city, including a plastic recycling center, leather works, pottery workshops, and places where poppadums are baked. See the schools and churches used by the residents and the places where soap is made, before concluding your tour with drop-off back at your accommodation in Mumbai.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned car
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Bollywood Studio entry cost
  • Toll, parking, and tax
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch