The best way to experience the greatest Bollywood city in the world is hanging out with someone who is knowledgeable, personable, and accommodating. Your university student guide meets and exceeds all criteria.
What to Expect
Your tour specialist will meet you in your hotel lobby in Mumbai. Begin by visiting the Dharavi Slum, from where you can head straight to the plastic and metal recycling yard.
Walk through narrow lanes and by-lanes, taking in the wafting aromas from local bakeries and sweet shops. Exotic smells from soap and cosmetic making units are bound to make some heads turn. Dime-sized cyber cafes, locals brushing past, mass-producing tailor shops all make up for an exciting trip. Continue on listening to stories from your guide as you arrive at Kumbharwada, in Dharavi. Known to be the face of India’s largest slum dwelling, The tour through the slum's narrow alleys is quite an adventure, you will undoubtedly feel the strong sense of community and the special spirit that exists here. Visit the Gateway of India, Mumbai's most famous monument, built to welcome King George V and Queen Mary into India. Just around the corner is the iconic The Taj Mahal Palace hotel, the hotel's original building was commissioned by Jamshedji Tata, and first opened its doors to guests on December 16th 1903.
Explore Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus train station (UNESCO world heritage site), Mumbai University - British heritage building built in 1857,Rajabai Clock Towers - Big Ben of India, Oval Cricket Ground - Place where we play the most beloved sport of India, Bombay High Court - Beautiful British Heritage Building. See Asia’s largest open-air laundry “Dhobi Ghat” where clothes are washed, and then then move on to see Mahatma Gandhi's residence in Mumbai “Mani Bhavan”.
Visit Jain temple, Banganga tank and Kamala Nehru Park (Skyline view of the city & Old woman's shoe),Hanging Gardens built on top of water tanks near the Tower of Silence (Parsi burial place). Take a drive around Marine Drive also known as “Queens Necklace”, many British Heritage Buildings like Prince of Wales Museum, Maharashtra Police Headquarters, Flora Fountain & Hutatma Chowk, Telegraph Office, India Post Office Building, Kala Ghoda Area, David Sasoon's Library, National Gallery of Modern Art. At the end of your tour return back to your hotel in Mumbai.
- Air-conditional car
- English-speaking guide
- No hidden cost
Please provide your hotel details, and your guide will meet you there.