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Private Mumbai Sightseeing Tour Including Dharavi Slum

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    What to Expect
    Start your private tour with pickup from your Mumbai hotel, or alternatively, from the cruise port or railway station.

    Delve into the streets in a private, air-conditioned car with your guide, and hear about Mumbai’s history, including its time under British rule from the 18th to the 20th century, and how it is India’s second largest city, with a population of about 18.4 million.

    Stop first at the vast Dharavi Slum, Asia’s biggest, and home to nearly a million people. Take a walk through this town-within-a-town, crammed with thousands of makeshift huts. Learn about daily life here, and pass tiny bread and sweet shops, interspersed with dimly-lit manufacturing units hosting small-scale clothes-, pottery-, and soap-making businesses.

    Absorb the strong sense of community, and visit the plastic and metal recycling yard, where workers sort materials for re-use, before delving into Kumbharwada, the community of clay potters dubbed the ‘city of lamps.’ Explore the lanes here, weaving through thousands of hand-made, kiln-fired pots being crafted as oil lamps for festivals.

    Having explored Dharavi, take a tour of the colonial and modern faces of Mumbai. Admire the Gateway of India, built to commemorate a 1911 visit by King George V, and see the imposing Taj Mahal Palace hotel, opened in 1903.

    Hear historical tales and anecdotes en route, and stop at landmarks including the UNESCO-listed Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus train station, Mumbai University with its Big Ben-style Rajabai Clock Tower, and the Oval Cricket Ground and Bombay High Court.

    See Mumbai’s dhobi ghat — Asia’s biggest open-air laundry — together with Mahatma Gandhi's former residence, and the Hanging Gardens on top of water tanks. Plus, drive past the colonial buildings on Marine Drive, seeing the Prince of Wales Museum, Flora Fountain, the Telegraph Office, and more.

    Your tour then ends back at the departure point.
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from your accommodation


    • Mumbai Airport, Maharashtra 400099, Mumbai India

    Alexander Dock(Green Gate)
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • English-speaking guide
    • Transported by private air-conditioned car
    • Entry/Admission - Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
    • Gratuities
    • Food or drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Price is per vehicle; A maximum of 5 people per booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    If u want to see mumbai in one day than contact ganesh and hemant ...they took me to every place and guide me well ... I m happy that I took this mumbai city tour:)

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Jasleen92
    MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Jasleen92, Thanks a lot for writing an excellent review and compliment to our Team(Hemant and Ganesh)

    Reviewed April 17, 2019

    We booked a full day tour for our son who was supposed to have a day's stopover in Mumbai. I did all the coordinating on whatsapp with the company's manager who was available and cooperative. The tour we arranged included a pickup at the airport,...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Tammy0364
    MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

    Dear Tammy Thanks alot for writing a review. we also try to cooperate our Guests and customize it. we are looking for your mumbai trip in future and cant wait to explore our bollywood city with you

    Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

    We didn’t k ow what to expect but we were very impressed with the tour itself and our guide. The company was very organized and very responsive. We actually booked another tour. With regards to the slum- do not hesitate to visit. It was enlightening...More

    Thank ellend270
    MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

    Dear ellend270, Thanks for writing a review and selecting us:)

    Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

    Really interesting experience!! Walked through all the areas and saw how they worked around the place

    Thank kasperp2016
    MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2019

    Dear kasperp2016, Thanks alot for writing a review and appreciated!

    Reviewed March 4, 2019

    We were very pleased with this tour that brought a new appreciation and understanding to the activity inside the Dharavi Slum. The tour was professional and comprehensive, and after the first part (Dharavi) included a whirlwind tour of highlights of Mumbai. Even though it is...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank johnk9073
    MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2019

    Dear johnk9073, Thanks for writing a review:) Thanks for your comment that"The tour was professional and comprehensive" See you again in Mumbai in future

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