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Slum Walks In Delhi (Providing Education To Everyone)

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About Slum Walks In Delhi (Providing Education To Everyone)
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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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course, like anyone else, we were hesitant to book this tour, but thanks to the many excellent reviews from others, we went for it. We booked a private tour for 3 hours. As affluent westerners, we thought it would be an important thing for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AngiCaveney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed at the metro station by Shiva, one of the founders of P.E.T.E. He introduced us to the Bheem, our guide for the day. Before starting the walk he gave some good instructions for entering the slum. Because he grew up in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we are fortunate enough to visit several places in India, such a beautiful country, we also took the opportunity to meet people leaving in the slums to increase our awareness of India as a whole. It was a humbling and touching experience. There we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank bobbygroove
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Got met on time by our guide who was a student History teacher. He took us around the slum area showing us workshops and alleyways. We visited a squatter camp where we felt obliged to buy a hand made elephant which was the only income...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank fiona5624
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Amongst the "top 10 to see in Delhi" should be consideration of slum life. This was a very enlightening experience that everyone should do. From cricket to sweatshops this is a great tour of slum life its day to day and it's history

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Hannah E
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Feeling thankful, many thanks to chiva for letting us help out in the school. We have helped the children and school during one week. We gave clothes donations for all the children. We interacted with the children providing education carrying out different activities. Highly recommended...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dream560866
Reviewed October 9, 2018

With guide, we met at pickup point - metro station, it is mentioned on web site. We had very nice guides from organisation PETE. We saw lots of places and met very nice persons, people who live in slum. Their stories were very interesting. When...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Footprints822870
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This tour offers the possibility to walk into a Slum in New Delhi and spend some great time with the kids of a school supported by Pete. It’s a well organized tour which gives a good insight of life in the neighborhood. Very interesting, can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

The PETE slum walk was the best thing we did in Delhi by far. It allowed me to see the reality of life for slum dwellers in an ethical way. Seeing the PETE school to culminate the tour was wonderful- the school and those running...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We were met on time by our lovely guide who was very informative as we were led through a Delhi slum. We were shown an area where a large portion of the slum had been demolished to make way for new buildings and had displaced...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ClaudiaW1467
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October 14, 2017|
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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
September 13, 2016|
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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
February 7, 2016|
Response from 2silvertraveller2017 |
There is a minimum donation of 750 rupees per person I believe. The info is on their website. Remember that the money is going to a good cause - not just a commercial outfit trying to make money out of tourists. Meet at... More