Overview

This tour is customized for you.

 

Dec 22 - Full Day - outsourced guide

Tour : Custom Docks + Temples + Art Gallery

Itinerary:

  • Meet at the Hotel at 9am
  • Head to Sassoon Docks. Explore the varied activities and allied industries.
  • Visit the Wodhehouse Church and dechiper the art and frescoes within
  • Head to the Hindu Temple Complex of Baan ganga - Get a chance to feed fish at the fresh water tank
  • Walk through a small slum nearby and visit a small scale public laundry
  • Head to Malabar Hill for a vantage view of the city
  • Trek down through the hill to go to the restaurant for lunch - NOT INCLUDED
  • Visit the Gandhi Museum - Visit inside
  • Visit the Jehangir Art Gallery - open to Indian artists only.
  • OR - Take a stroll on the sandy Chowpatty beach
  • End of Tour

Inclusions:

  • My Services
  • Bottles of Water
  • Cultural Souvenir
  • 1 post card of Bombay with stamps prefixed
  • Entry Tickets to Gandhi Museum
  • Outsourced Car
  • Feed a fish activity
  • Feed a cow activity

 

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Day 24 Dec: Full Day - ME

Tour: Full Day Dharavi Slums + Grand bazaars

Itinerary:

  • Meet at the hotel at 9am
  • Head to Sion Fort - Trek the fort and have a discussion on the nature, scope and need for slums
  • Delve into the slums and meet with the locals, children and even the animals!
  • Discover a British era fort hidden in the heart of the slums
  • Visit the Rehabilitation districts
  • Meet with the varied small scale entrepreneurs ranging from Dyeing to embroidery, printing, bakeries and more
  • Head for lunch - NOT INCLUDED
  • Post lunch we travel to the grand bazaars of Bombay where we will explore the wholesale markets ranging from spice, chocolate, animals, daily ware, fruits and more
  • Head into the allied markets including Gold, silver, materials and more.
  • Visit the Temple dedicated to the Goddess of Mumbai - Mumbadevi
  • Place an offering at the temple
  • Get blessed at a private religious ceremony with a Hindu Priest in Sanskrit.
  • Head back to the hotel
  • End of Tour.

Inclusions:

  • My Services
  • Bottles of Water
  • Cultural Souvenir
  • 1 post card of Bombay with stamps prefixed
  • Offerings at the Hindu Temple
  • Candies for the children
  • Outsourced Car

 

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Common Exclusions:

  • Personal shopping
  • Personal donations
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

 

Please note: We request you to dress appropriately [cover your shoulders and your knees] and wear walking shoes during the tour. You will need a head scarf for the mosque and the temple visit.

2 Days 14 Dec, 15 Dec, 16 Dec, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Individual inclusions are listed with the respective day tours

What is NOT included in the tour

 

  • Personal Donations
  • Personal Shopping
  • Gratuities
Highlights

This tour is customized for you.

 

This tour is customized for you.

 

Dec 22 - Full Day - outsourced guide

Tour : Custom Docks + Temples + Art Gallery

Itinerary:

  • Meet at the Hotel at 9am
  • Head to Sassoon Docks. Explore the varied activities and allied industries.
  • Visit the Wodhehouse Church and dechiper the art and frescoes within
  • Head to the Hindu Temple Complex of Baan ganga - Get a chance to feed fish at the fresh water tank
  • Walk through a small slum nearby and visit a small scale public laundry
  • Head to Malabar Hill for a vantage view of the city
  • Trek down through the hill to go to the restaurant for lunch - NOT INCLUDED
  • Visit the Gandhi Museum - Visit inside
  • Visit the Jehangir Art Gallery - open to Indian artists only.
  • OR - Take a stroll on the sandy Chowpatty beach
  • End of Tour

Inclusions:

  • My Services
  • Bottles of Water
  • Cultural Souvenir
  • 1 post card of Bombay with stamps prefixed
  • Entry Tickets to Gandhi Museum
  • Outsourced Car
  • Feed a fish activity
  • Feed a cow activity

 

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Day 24 Dec: Full Day - ME

Tour: Full Day Dharavi Slums + Grand bazaars

Itinerary:

  • Meet at the hotel at 9am
  • Head to Sion Fort - Trek the fort and have a discussion on the nature, scope and need for slums
  • Delve into the slums and meet with the locals, children and even the animals!
  • Discover a British era fort hidden in the heart of the slums
  • Visit the Rehabilitation districts
  • Meet with the varied small scale entrepreneurs ranging from Dyeing to embroidery, printing, bakeries and more
  • Head for lunch - NOT INCLUDED
  • Post lunch we travel to the grand bazaars of Bombay where we will explore the wholesale markets ranging from spice, chocolate, animals, daily ware, fruits and more
  • Head into the allied markets including Gold, silver, materials and more.
  • Visit the Temple dedicated to the Goddess of Mumbai - Mumbadevi
  • Place an offering at the temple
  • Get blessed at a private religious ceremony with a Hindu Priest in Sanskrit.
  • Head back to the hotel
  • End of Tour.

Inclusions:

  • My Services
  • Bottles of Water
  • Cultural Souvenir
  • 1 post card of Bombay with stamps prefixed
  • Offerings at the Hindu Temple
  • Candies for the children
  • Outsourced Car

 

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Common Exclusions:

  • Personal shopping
  • Personal donations
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

Please note: We request you to dress appropriately [cover your shoulders and your knees] and wear walking shoes during the tour. You will need a head scarf for the mosque and the temple visit.

Itinerary
  • Meet at the Hotel at 9am
  • Take a share / carpool taxi with the locals and head to the Haji Ali Mosque in the Sea.
  • Shopping; visit  http://www.paaneriindia.com/ (and similar if I do not find what I need at Paaneri)
  • Have a local lunch
  • Take a train to the Asia's Largest Slum - Dharavi
  • Take a walk through Asia's Largest Slum and meet with the locals 
  • Explore a fort hidden in the slum
  • Visit the entrepreneural district and meet with the artisans from Garments, bakeries, dying, leather, haberdashery, and more.
  • Take a taxi to the Gateway to India
  • Take a one hour boat ride into the Bombay Harbour with the local people.
  • Take in the Bombay Skyline and the peek into the Naval Bastion nearby