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Half-day Small-Group Tour: See the Real Mumbai

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Highlights
  • Led by a local guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Snacks and Beverages included
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Essence of Mumbai- See the real MumbaiHistoric sites, flower market, Train rideVisit inside Dhobighat
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Overview
Mumbai is one of India’s most vibrant and multi-cultural cities, but first-time visitors often only see the main sights. This 4-hour small-group tour will give you an insight into real Mumbai life, as you ride a local train, visit a traditional flower market, sample typical Indian snacks, and admire landmarks such as the Gateway of India and the Hotel Taj Mahal Palace.
What to Expect
Welcome to Mumbai. In the morning, your tour guide will meet you at the starting point at Colaba and begin with brief introduction to the tour. The tour starts with a walking tour of historic sites such as the Gateway of India, the Royal Bombay Yacht Club, and the Hotel Taj Mahal Palace.
Next up is the historic Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly the Victoria Terminus, a beautiful railway station built in 1888. After admiring the architectural, take a train ride to reach your next destination, the local flower market. Marvel at the colorful flowers of many different varieties, from roses, marigolds and lilies to zucchini flowers. While you're there, take the chance to sample some typical Indian snacks.
Once you are done exploring the vibrant flower market and enjoying your snacks, continue to Dhobighat, the open air laundry. Everyone from big brands to local laundry shops alike have their cloths laundered here and it's a fascinating insight into everyday life. You will see how they handle such high volumes without any concrete paperwork.
We will take you inside the Dhobighat and give a Insiders Look at Dhobighat,a Unique experience.
Continue by train to Churchgate Station to see the dabbawallas at work, the Tiff-in delivery system which has a six sigma rating and has been a case study at Harvard University. Your guide will explain to you how it works and how they manage to get such a high rating, which only a few global corporations have achieved.
After 4 hours of exploration, your tour ends at Churchgate Station.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked the half day trip very late night (around 1:00 am). The next day morning I reached the Departure Point (Regal Cinema) as mentioned in the voucher and called the company to confirm the booking. Leroy answered the call and apologizes as no one...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 340baham
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour around Mumbai. Saw all the main sights and our tour guide Alam was fantastic in meeting all our requests. We changed our plans of what we wanted to see and he adjusted the tour accordingly which we appreciated. Alam also...More

1  Thank sashadekock
Reviewed 12 March 2019 via mobile

Dinesh and his driver Ali were perfect hosts. I felt like I had a true tour of Mumbai and not just a tourist version. We did the fish market, fruit market, rode the train, saw the largest Laundry, the beautiful train station and lots of...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting the flower market and the dabbawalas and having a look inside the dhobi ghat. A short bus ride and a few local train rides were included. The tour was well organised. We can not give an excellent because our guide seemed...More

1  Thank 660gordong
Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

we did a half day see the real mumbai tour with amaze tours, which was a good decision. Alam was our guide, very well prepared and very enthuasthic. He showed us many local places and gave a good explanation about that. His english is very...More

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There is no maximum amount of people, two or more and that’s it. Really nice tour.
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