Dhobi Ghat (Open Air Laundry) with Dharavi Slum Private Tour

Visit to The Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat (Open Air Laundry) This is a 138 year old open air laundromat. This is the few surviving traditional commercial laundry. The washer-men are known as Dhobis' they work in the open to clean and dry clothes.

Later Visit to Dharavi slums in Mumbai the DHARAVI it’s one of the most vibrant centres for extreme entrepreneurship on our Planet.
It has a large number of thriving small-scale industries that produce Plastic Recycling, export quality leather goods, pottery, embroidered garments and many more. Most of these products are made in tiny manufacturing and sold in domestic as well as international markets. Most of these things are created innovatively, in a very small space.
We will visit commercial and residence area of Dharavi.
Will also provide refreshment between the tour, so you dont feel tired and dehydrated.

per adult from

$74

NZD

Duration

5 to 6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Local English Speaking Guide
    • Mineral water
    • Pickup & Drop
    • Toll Tax & Parking Fees
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Dhobi Ghat
    • Entry/Admission - Dharavi
    What's excluded :
    • Any Meals
    • Personal Expenses
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Dhobi Ghat, Dr. E. Moses Rd. near Mahalakshmi Station, Mumbai India

    Dhobi Ghat is an open air laundromat in Mumbai, India. The washers, known as dhobis, work in the open to clean clothes and linens from Mumbai's hotels and hospitals. It was constructed in 1890. The word Dhobi Ghat is used all over India to refer to any place where many washers are present.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dharavi, Mumbai India

    2 Hours Guided walking tour of Asia largest slum area

    this is the same place where Bollywood Movie Slumdog Millionaire was shot, Leather Industries, Pottery, Making of soap, Bakery , Colour Dye, Small Alley, Schools & Hospitals, Houses in Slum, Plastic Recycling, Muslim people making a shrine for Hindus, Recycling of veg oil.

    Highlight:

    Recycling Area

    Metal and plastic comes from all over the world to Dharavi to be recycled. See the entire recycling process from sorting to the finished plastic pellets.

    Rooftop Visit

    The tin hutments that house so many human lives stretch on as far as you can see. You will never forget this view!

    Community Centre

    Our Community Centre, supported by funds from the tour, provides education in English, computers and life skills to the teenagers and young adults of Dharavi. Other activities such as sports, dancing, and yoga are also hosted at our community centers.

    Popaddom Making

    Two tons of food is produced every day in Dharavi and a large part of that is popaddoms, the essential appetizer or side dish of many Indian meals. They are typically made by women in Dharavi in the residential areas.

    Kumbharwada Pottery Colony

    The Kumbbharwada neighborhood is more than 150 years old and is the oldest part of Dharavi. Artisans create various types of earthen pots that are shipped all over India.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide free pickup service from Hotel / Residence / Airport / Railway Station & Port and also free drop service.We only provide pickup & drop service from the hotel located in Suburb / North Mumbai or South Mumbai.Pickup & drop service from Navi Mumbai area or far away from Mumbai City (North / South Mumbai) will charge extra.Airports
    • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400099, India
    Ports
    • Mumbai Port Trust, Vigilance Department, 3rd Floor, Krupa Nidhi Building, 9, Walchand Hirachand Marg, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Shreeji Tours n Travels

Activity ID: V-114230P47

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