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Dhobi Ghat

Dhobi Ghat Tour

Discover Mumbai’s Iconic Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat with a Guided Tour

Immerse yourself in Mumbai’s culture and history with a guided tour of the Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, the city’s largest open-air laundry facility.

Discover the traditional way of washing clothes in Mumbai with a guided tour of the Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat. This iconic open-air laundry facility has been in operation for over a century and provides a glimpse into the city’s history and culture. Additionally, Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat Mumbai is the world’s largest open-air laundry. People bring dirty clothes from all over Mumbai. And hundreds of washermen and women – dhobis, work their shifts through the day to get the clothes back to their fresh, crisp, and spotless state.

However, During the tour, you’ll learn about the history and significance of the Dhobi Ghat. While some dhobi families take help from machines too, much of the activities at this Dhobi Ghat of Mumbai are taken care of by hand. Every family member takes care of their part. One person flogs the clothes in the washing trough, while others hang them out to dry. Then someone will mint the clothes using bulky charcoal irons.

Things to do at Mumbai Dhobi Ghat

1. Watching the organized chaos at the laundry – Dhobi Ghat laundry in Mumbai is one of the top tourist destinations in the city. It buzzes with washers and the smell of washing soda and other chemicals all day long. Moreover, You can watch the well-managed manual laundry system here. While one dhobi sorts the clothes as per their colors and types, another one will beat the stains out of clothes; and yet another member of the family hangs them on the lines to dry.

Mumbai Dhobi Ghat also has separate sections to boil water and wash infected clothes from hospitals. And while the washed clothes are being ironed before delivery, more porters come in with fresh piles of dirty clothes.

2. Knowing about the life of washermen and women – This Dhobi Ghat in Mumbai is managed by the people who work there, and they’re more than eager to share their stories with travelers. Learn about the entire process, hear about their daily struggles at work, and play a game or two of marbles with the kids there. You might also grab some helpful washing tips to take back home.

3. Clicking colorful photographs of clotheslines – Dhobi Ghat Mumbai sightseeing is also popular among photographers. Rows of colorful clothes drying in the sun streamlined displays of monochrome linens from hospitals and hotels, and happy faces behind the water splashes are all different frames you can capture. In addition, The patient photographers can also click piles of clothes loaded on porters’ backs, their cycles, and handcarts wheeled in and out.

Time: Morning 8 am the best time to start.

Tour Duration 30 mins

Cost: INR 600/- Per Person ( Group Tour )

Meeting Point:

Labela Collection at the Tea stall opposite of Dhobi Ghat Entrance

26-40, Anandilal P Marg, Dhobi Ghat, Shanti Nagar, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400020

How to Reach Dhobi Ghat Mumbai?

Dhobi Ghat is in proximity to many other tourist spots in Mumbai. To reach Dhobi Ghat, Mahalaxmi Mumbai station is the nearest local railway station here are the various ways to reach Mumbai –

By Road – Mumbai has regular buses to various parts of India. The Mumbai Central bus stop is only about 2 km away from Dhobi Ghat.

By Rail – Railways are the lifeline of Mumbai, and regular trains connect it to different corners of India. While Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus is 6 km away from Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai Central is at a distance of 3 km. Suburban railway stations like Bandra Terminus, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, and others also have many trains coming from different towns.

Note: you can add the Dharavi slum tour with local train ride experience it will be INR 1000/- per person extra

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FAQs

How do I get to Dhobi Ghat in Mumbai?

Dhobi Ghat is approximately 25 km away from Mumbai and is well connected by train. You need to take a local train and get down to Mahalaxmi station.

What does Dhobi Ghat mean?

Dhobi Ghat is a place where the washerman and women wash clothes. A person washing the clothes is known as Dhobi and the ghat is the ultimate source of water that they use to ensure clothes are properly washed. In Mumbai, more than 50% of the population’s clothes are washed here.

Where is dhobi ghat?

Dhobi Ghat is located at a distance of 25 km away from Mumbai that is at Mahalaxmi. This place is right in the heart of Mumbai and is easily accessible.

What is the story of Dhobi Ghat?

Dhobi Ghat was started 140 years ago by an association of washermen in the Victorian era. Earlier there were only a few people working but in later years the entire region turned it up into their occupation. This is the only place from the British era whose name was not changed as is the same for about 140 years.

Mumbai Heritage Walk

Mumbai Heritage Walk

The Mumbai Heritage Walk is a great way to experience the city’s vibrant culture and rich history.

Mumbai Heritage Walk is probably known as the ‘dream city’ and rightly so the city is indeed like a beautiful, magnificent dream. Old Mumbai is the part of Mumbai that represents its heritage and history. Reflecting on the time of Colonial era, the area is studded with numerous tourist attractions. From Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus to the ‘White town’ to the University library to the magnificent Marine drive, the city has so many spectacular attractions that one can never miss. Explore all these places of Old Mumbai and many more with this heritage walk tour.

Walking tours expose many residents and visitors to the structures. They are sponsored by the Mumbai Heritage Walks group, established in April 1999. The group was established by city architects Abha Bahl and Brinda Gaitonde. Their aim is to “raise the awareness of the people of Mumbai and visitors, about the city’s architecture and heritage monuments. Personalized, educative, and imaginative; the walking tours highlight the vast range of architectural styles, planning elements, and ornamental details, tracing the social and cultural history of the city.

Itinerary:

  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus: View the most beautiful train station in India and one of the world’s UNESCO Heritage Sites.
  • Town Hall (Asiatic Society Library): A colonial structure in Mumbai, one of the oldest libraries in town.
  • St. Thomas’ Cathedral, Mumbai: It is a 300-year-old cathedral church of the Diocese of Mumbai of the Church of North India.
  • Flora Fountain: Flora Fountain, built in 1864, depicts the Roman goddess Flora
  • The University of Mumbai is one of the oldest and premier Universities in India.
  • Bombay High Court: It is seated primarily in Mumbai, and is one of the oldest high courts in India.
  • Kala Ghoda: A crescent-shaped art district in Mumbai, India. It hosts several of the city’s heritage buildings 
  • Watson’s Hotel: The earliest surviving example of cast-iron architecture in India.
  • Hotel Taj Mahal Palace: A heritage, five-star, luxury hotel in the Colaba area of Mumbai.
  • Gateway of India: An arch-monument built in the early 20th century in the city of Mumbai.

Details:

  • Group size: Up to 6 people in one group with one Guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: McDonald’s at CSMT
  • Batches: Evening: 4 pm (16:00)
  • Cost: Group Tour INR 1000/- Per Person

Meeting Point: McDonald’s at CSMT

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FAQs about the Mumbai Heritage Walk:

What is the Mumbai Heritage Walk?

The Mumbai Heritage Walk is a guided tour that takes visitors through some of Mumbai’s most iconic and historic landmarks, such as the Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Crawford Market, and Marine Drive.

How long is the Mumbai Heritage Walk?

The duration of the Mumbai Heritage Walk can vary depending on the route and pace of the tour. Typically, it can range from 2-3 hours.

Do I need to book in advance for the Mumbai Heritage Walk?

It’s recommended to book the Mumbai Heritage Walk in advance to ensure availability, especially during peak tourist seasons. Visitors can book online or through local tour operators.

Bollywood Tour

Bollywood Tour

 

SEE BOLLYWOOD – FEEL BOLLYWOOD – EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC 

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Welcome to Bollywood Tour – Where You Experience Bollywood in Real Life – As it Is. The guided tour at SJ Studios offers visitors an experience of a lifetime. SJ Studios houses state-of-the-art sets for film production and is booked 365 days a year for film and TV shoots. It is a great chance for you to witness a live shoot in progress, just keep your voice down unless you want to contribute to the dialogue. Kickstart your Mumbai tour with a trip to SJ Studios, it’s truly unforgettable!

Bollywood is the world’s second-largest movie and music industry and India’s largest. The incredible colors, music, dancing, and action of the movies have captured the attention of the world and rapidly gained more fans worldwide. This tour gives you a chance to step into the magical, mesmerizing world of Bollywood right in the heart of Mumbai. 

About The Bollywood Tour

TIME SLOTS
  • Morning: 10:00 am from Hotel Pickup.
  • Morning: 11:00 am from our Meeting Point.
  • Afternoon: 1:30 pm (13:30) from Hotel Pickup.
  • Afternoon: 2:30 pm (14:30) from our Meeting Point.

 

SHOOTING SIGHT

(STUDIO/LOCATION)

 
  • Arrival at Shooting Sight

  • Escorted to a specially created studio

  • Visit a live shooting set

  • Watch filming at the shooting set

  • Peek at the behind-the-scenes activities of movie making

  • See the technicians at work

  • If possible, look into the star`s makeup rooms

  • If possible, have your picture taken with a Bollywood actor

Arrival at the second STUDIO 

  • Arrival at studio

  • There are pre-design sets like a police station, temple, village, studio hall, market, gas station, etc.

DANCE HALL

(LIVE BOLLYWOOD-STYLE DANCE)

  • Arrive at the Bollywood Museum where you will get a glimpse of famous Bollywood actors’ posters and photographs and then you will be escorted to an air-conditioned Dance Hall with a decorated stage and music system in Bollywood style.

  • Welcome Drink on arrival

  • Watch 3-4 Live Bollywood Dance Shows performed by professional dancers.

Dubbing studio.

(Post-production)

  • Real Voice Recording Studio.

  • Tourists will get an opportunity to Sing in a proper Singing Studio which will be a fully equipped singing studio.

  • Tourists will be introduced to the Dubbing studio to experience how it functions.

  • Tourists will get an opportunity to dud their voice over the famous scenes of Bollywood movies.

DROP AT HOTEL

  • Arrival at hotel / Location in Mumbai. ( Different Price Mentioned )

Inclusions
  • Entrance fees to all site attractions

  • Cultured, professional, highly qualified, and knowledgeable Guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off ( if Car is Reserved )

COST PER PERSON / PICKUP & DROP

  • From our Meeting point INR 4000/- Per Person

  • Small Car INR3500/- up to 3 to 4 persons

  • Big Car INR 4500/- up to 5 to 6 persons
Why Choose Us????
Because All our Tours are Specific and Tailormade to Satisfy our Valued Guests. All our Tours Include :
  1. Personalized English Speaking Professional Guides – Who have been with Bollywood for many many years.
  2. All Entry Fees to the Studios are Included in the Cost.
>Suggitions:

Meeting Point

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Bollywood Tour Review

Some Pictures of the Bollywood Tour

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Email: info@mumbaidreamtours.com