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Address: 5-154B, Municipal Bldg, Main Road | Dharavi, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Phone Number: +91 99300 27370
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We have lived in Aamchee (‘our’) Mumbai for long and know it like the back...

We have lived in Aamchee (‘our’) Mumbai for long and know it like the back of our hand ! So we venture down small lanes to find stuff that otherwise just doesn’t get discovered. You will be in for many a surprise – plenty of amazing and varied stuff, people and activities!We, at Be The Local, work to support local full time students in pursuing higher education as well. We achieve this by simply offering them employment in our company and training them to be our ‘tour guides’. This gives the students two very distinct benefits. One is that they are able to receive sustainable income to support themselves in education and second is that it boosts their self-esteem and self-confidence, as they meet widely travelled and experienced tourists. Being The Local, we can offer you a fascinating ‘getaway’ that gives you a ringside view of the ‘madness and magic’ of MUMBAI – the living city that ‘never sleeps’!

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Dharave tour

Whilst on business i decided i wanted to experience the real Mumbai, having been taken around by my colleagues to the Colaba area to see the landmarks such as the Gateway to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst on business i decided i wanted to experience the real Mumbai, having been taken around by my colleagues to the Colaba area to see the landmarks such as the Gateway to India, Taj hotel, market etc. I decided to just book a tour based on Trip advisor reviews and I am glad i did. Being a single female traveler... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a slum tour with Fahim at the very beginning of India demonesation. Everything was very good prepared. Even if we did not have cash, Fahim arranged paypall account and we could make the online transaction. The tour was only for 4000 Rs and took four hours (8:00-12:00) and included Dhobi Ghat which is normally not in the... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We where shown a fantastic tour of Dharavi and gained insightful information into the inhabitants day to day lives. Oves also went above and beyond by taking us on a train and into a school! Could not recommend this tour enough! Thank you very much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend suggested Be The Local tour for our first visit to Mumbai and it was definitely worth it! We did the Dharavi Foodie Tour with Salman which was brilliant. He was a fantastic guide and gave us lots of insight into the community and people of Dharavi which was very interesting to experience first hand. We ended the tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My parents and I did the "Must See" tour, which is a half-day tour of the main attractions of the city. The tour was well designed and covered the chief sights of Mumbai to the extent it is possible in half a day. Arjun, our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the places we visited. Not only did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just done this tour, we had a great guide - Oves very good English, did not rush us answered all questions knowledgeably he actually was bought up and lives in the slums. It is very interesting to see all the industries especially the recycling at first hand. It is very safe and people friendly enough. Great that we... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous morning with our guide who had grown up in Dharavi slum and is now finishing a masters degree. We got to see and learn about the vibrant industries and see people as they go about their daily lives. This isn't a tourist attraction - it's a reality and having a local guide made it so genuine -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very interesting tour. Tour guide was great and spoke excellent English. The best tour we did in Mumbai

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Mumbai for just a few days at the end of October, 2016 and wanted to see as much of Mumbai as possible. This tour was perfect for our needs, and our tour guide Arjun was very informative. We saw all the top tourist destinations in Mumbai from India Gate to Marine Drive. Arjun ensured he gave us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We have tried a few different tour guides around India and these guys have got it down to a T. If you want a relaxed , informative and interesting experience that comes from the heart of Mumbai then this is definitely the company to explore with . We got to delve into the amazing manufacturing world of Dharavi and it's... More 

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