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Dharavi, Mumbai (Bombay)

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Experience the authentic and remarkable culture of Mumbai through the slums of Dharavi. Existing as one of the largest slums in the world, this area features an ethnically diverse culture and approximately 1 million inhabitants living in a seemingly endless labyrinth of narrow lanes. Although home to a poor population of city dwellers, this district boasts a lively economy and produces an abundance of various products, such as leather, pottery, embroidery, and cosmetics. Take an organized tour, which includes rooftop views and home cooked meals with a local family. Use our Mumbai (Bombay) holiday planner to visit Dharavi on your trip to Mumbai (Bombay), and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Had a 2-hour guided tour, very humbling to see the working and living conditions for these people. Makes you appreciate what you have and the irrelevance of so many things in our daily lives. The comm...  more »
  • Really very interesting humbling disquieting. Absolutely worth it. Did small group tour through Viator had Gaurav as guide. Absolutely something you need to do. And don't ignore the dress code advice ...  more »
  • I was accompanied by a tour guide arranged by Reality Tour. He is absolutely the most knowledgeable tour guide I met in India. Reality Tour is a social enterprise and they give back 80% of the profit ...  more »