The Original Mumbai by Dawn - Recommended by Nigella Lawson & Nat Geo Traveller!

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  • 3 hr

This 3-hour long tour pioneered by No Footprints gives you an insider's access into the soul of Mumbai! You will be prive to the backbone of the city's trade and what makes it truly tick. From exploring community trade and auction of 50 tonnes of fish at the docks, to the sorting of 7 different languages of newspapers; from flower markets to the story of the mills; this tour pays homage to the people of Mumbai- restless, hardworking and affluent. From the markets to the communities who make it possible, get a chance to see all the action for yourself. Witness a unique side of Mumbai, almost like secret, unfold as you you explore the city at Dawn. Needless to say, it comes at a price – Waking up at 5.15 for one! .

Itinerary Details

Operated by: No Footprints

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Possibly the most architectural stunning building in India, Victoria Terminus Railway Station, now CST, sees a record of six hundred and sixty thousand footfalls daily, making it the busiest station in Mumbai. At dawn, the CST station also serves as the city's largest newspaper sorting area.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sassoon Dock

Travelers understand the life of the Koli fisherfolk (the original inhabitants of Mumbai) and also witness the arrival and grading of 50 tonnes of fish. They also witness a one-of-its-kind fish auction of the famous Bombay Duck.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At:

Witness the early morning colour and fragrance of this market.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At:

In the middle of night, when the sky is pitch black and the rest of Mumbai is fast asleep, the wholesale produce market in the neighbourhood of Byculla is a hive of frenetic activity.

Duration: 20 minutes
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