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Slum Walks In Delhi (Providing Education To Everyone)

| Shadipur Depot Metro Station, Outside Exit Gate No. 5, New Delhi 110008, India
+91 98111 05601
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We booked this online before our visit and took 2 suitcases of stuff donated to the school from our... read more

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Delhi Slum Tour

It was our list of things to do whilst in India and so please we did it . It was a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Jackie T
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Ever interested in how people survive and live their life in slums? This walk is organised by a local NGO and registered non-profit organization called PETE India (Providing Education to Everyone). 100% of the proceeds go to support our projects. Participants will accompany a guide through the maze of small streets and alleys of a 5.5 hectare slum in West Delhi for 2 hours. He will show you how millions of people live their lives in the slums of Delhi each day. While in the slum, you'll have the opportunity (if you wish) to have traditional tea with a family during which they can share their personal story of survival and life in the slums. You will visit the three schools that your donations directly support and meet the students and teachers.The aim of this walk is not to "visit" or make poverty a "tourist attraction", but is to exchange experiences with people, allowing the locals a rare opportunity to interact with foreigners if they wish.
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| Shadipur Depot Metro Station, Outside Exit Gate No. 5, New Delhi 110008, India
+91 98111 05601

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this online before our visit and took 2 suitcases of stuff donated to the school from our village school as a gift. We received the warmest of welcomes and during our 4 hour tour, everyone everywhere were pleased to see us. Very very...More

Thank merlin41
Reviewed 31 August 2017

It was our list of things to do whilst in India and so please we did it . It was a wonderful humbling experience. Aamir was our guide he is a lovely guy very polite , interesting and because he lives in the slum us...More

1  Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 27 August 2017

It was our first day in Delhi, we booked online in the morning for the afternoon at 13.30 pm and Amir was at the Metro Station waiting for us :-). He showed us his community and it was very interesting. We stayed at a real...More

Thank mwzungu
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Since I was travelling solo, it was great the PETE offered me the chance to join a group of other tourists for this tour. The guide was a local lady who knew the neighbourhood and people living in it. It felt safe walking around with...More

Thank miguzha
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Kathputly Slum Walk by PETE (local NGO) in Shadipur in Delhi is a great opportunity to get close to the lens of what happens in a daily basis within a slum in India. If you pay for the private walk (which I highly recommend) you'll...More

Thank JesusGastelum
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had such an amazing time visiting the slum. It was the most surprising and interesting activity we have done during our time in India. The people of the slum were very nice and welcoming. Our guide Aamir was actually from the...More

Thank S-Framboise1234
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Aamir was our guide and did it very well. We saw the real life of the people living in slums. They are amazing people with great potential and the PETE organization help them study to enable a choice for a more modern life. A very...More

Thank yoavs3
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

On Sunday I was lucky enough to be introduced to this amazing charity. We began our journey with a walk from the metro, where we met Laxmi and Shiva, to PETE kindergarten. This in itself was an experience - positive for sure. While at the...More

1  Thank Jason1986_10
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Aamir our tour guide was excellent. Very good English language skills. Made tour so interesting. He was a true gentle man through out the walk Very patient and kind Today was definitely the high light of our holiday in India Highly recommend that all Western...More

Thank Elainetoddy
Reviewed 3 July 2017

What an incredible insight into a determined, hard working and talented society. We spent a few hours with Laxmi as our guide, A beautiful, caring soul who works so hard to help provide education to the children of the slums. She provided us with an...More

1  Thank 12Brenda
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Nick V
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Response from Jackie T | Reviewed this property |
No, the actual slum its self is made up of very narrow alley ways very uneven ground , not suitable for a wheelchair or tuk tuk. You will be able to see the markets around the slum area . We had a guide called Aamal he was... More
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Response from Helen M | Reviewed this property |
Cannot remember cost but it was small. Yes, you need a guide as part of the guides fee goes to the slum. Impossible to get around on your own. It is very confronting and you will feel you need to have a good wash when... More

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