Mumbai Slum & City Tour
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Product Code : AGORA274
Experience the dynamic contrasts of Mumbai in one remarkable journey. Begin your day with an exploration of the iconic Gateway of India and the scenic Marine Drive. Dive into the city's history at the Hanging Gardens and Mani Bhawan, dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Witness the bustling Dhobi Ghat, the world's largest open-air laundry, before savoring Mumbai's diverse cuisine during lunch. Then, gain profound insights during a guided tour of Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums. Conclude your day with a cultural immersion at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum. Discover Mumbai's heart and soul on this insightful journey.
9:00 am - Begin Your Mumbai Exploration: Gateway of India and Beyond
Your exciting day of exploration kicks off as you meet your tour guide at your hotel, setting the stage for an adventure through the vibrant streets of Mumbai.
Gateway of India: A Regal Welcome to Mumbai's History
Your Mumbai odyssey commences at the illustrious Gateway of India, an iconic monument erected in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary. Behold its grandeur and embrace the lively ambiance of this bustling location.
Marine Drive: A Scenic Promenade Along the Arabian Sea
From the Gateway of India, your journey unfolds as you traverse along the picturesque Marine Drive. This scenic promenade offers breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea, where you'll marvel at the city's skyline and relish the invigorating sea breeze.
Hanging Gardens: A Serene Oasis on Malabar Hill
The next chapter of your exploration leads you to the Hanging Gardens, a tranquil terraced garden gracefully perched atop Malabar Hill. Immerse yourself in the serene surroundings and drink in panoramic vistas of the city.
Mani Bhawan: A Glimpse into Gandhi's Life and Legacy
From the Hanging Gardens, your path leads to Mani Bhawan, a museum dedicated to the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi. Delve into the exhibits that narrate the story of the Father of the Nation and his pivotal role in India's fight for independence.
Dhobi Ghat: Witness the World's Largest Open-Air Laundry
A visit to Dhobi Ghat follows, an extraordinary open-air laundry where rows of concrete wash pens house the bustling activities of the washermen, fondly known as dhobis. Witness this remarkable sight and the meticulous washing, beating, and scrubbing of garments.
Lunch Break: Savor Mumbai's Culinary Delights
Indulge in a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, immersing yourself in Mumbai's rich culinary tapestry.
Dharavi Slum Tour: Discover the Heart of Mumbai
After lunch, your journey continues with a visit to Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums nestled in the heart of Mumbai. Led by a local guide, embark on a revealing walking tour through the labyrinthine lanes and alleys of the slum. Gain insights into the small-scale industries that thrive here and understand the challenges and opportunities that shape the lives of its residents.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya: A Cultural Finale
Concluding your eventful day, you'll visit Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum. This magnificent edifice houses a remarkable collection of art, artifacts, and archaeological treasures that eloquently depict India's rich cultural heritage.
Tour's End: Return to Your Mumbai Haven
As the day's adventures come to a close, your tour culminates with a drop-off at your hotel, where you can reflect on the incredible experiences and memories garnered throughout this Mumbai sojourn.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.