Meet the Washermen and Dabbawalas of Mumbai

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On what days does this walk take place?
This walk can be done any day except Sunday.

What is the duration of this walk?
It will be for about 4 hours.

What is the mode of commuting?
We will be using Local Taxis (Black & Yellow) for commuting during this walk.

Can I bring my camera?
We encourage you to carry your camera or any video recording equipment.

Are children allowed to join us for these walks?
These walks will require navigating your way through crowded trains, its best that you do not encourage young kids below 10 yrs) to accompany you on the walk.

What should I wear and carry?
Please dress modestly in comfortable clothes, ensuring you have adequate protection against the sun and have a cap. Do put on a pair of comfortable shoes and carry drinking water with you.

I am very concerned about what I eat during my trip to India.
On our trips, we always try and give you a taste of regional cuisines wherever you visit. Please remember you could give special instructions asking for less spicy food. Fruits and vegetables purchased to be eaten raw must be thoroughly washed before consumption. Everything smells appetizing but when trying street food please choose freshly cooked food. We discourage non-vegetarian street food in general except for places recommended by us.

What will the weather be like?
India is a huge country with varied geographical landscapes, and like everything else the climate in India is equally diversified. Please verify the climate of each region according to the period you wish to travel.

What you need to bring

- Good walking shoes and some extra pairs of socks
- A cap/hat
- Sun Screen(Max SPF)
- Sun Glasses
- A camera

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With his unique approach, Ramanand is able to offer an insight into the maya nagri of Bombay that even Shantaram and Slumdog Millionaire cannot. He's the perfect companion to discovering just how many cities lurk under Mumbai's name, which makes him popular with locals and visitors alike, whichever part of this country or the world they've come from. All are welcome, as long as they're willing to breakaway.
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