Are you interested in shopping and in exploring new colorful places in the heart of pulsating Mumbai? Become a market insider and experience the sights, sounds and flavors. A tour through the historic markets of South Mumbai is a taste of true India. Your great guide to lead you to the Market's hidden secrets.
Tours are conducted by local guides who are college student lives in Dharavi slum which help them their studies.
Market tour Tourists will be picked up by guide at a meeting point, and you will go to the one of South Mumbai's most famous markets - Crawford Market! Founded in 1871, Crawford Market embodies Gothic and Romanesque architectural style. Travelers come here for buying ripe vegetables, fresh meat, delicious imported cheese, homemade chocolate and many other goods.
It's also possible to notice endangered and exotic animals that are sold at Crawford Market. But please pay attention to the fact that buying and taking out them from India are illegal. The next point is at Kalbadevi and Bhuleshwar bazaars. Your head will go round because of tasty smells of Indian spices, and a complimentary drink (a cup of tea or soda) will be appreciated by your taste receptors! Mangaldas Market opened in 1893, is a kind of fashion place.
A great number of tailors and designers work here creating very attractive pieces of clothes from the best fabric. Try to control your girlfriend or wife - it's hard to refrain from amazing shopping! After that tourists will do a kind of flip-flop and visit absolutely another (but also impressive) place - Mumbadevi Temple. Of course, you can expect guide's explanations concerning Hindu gods and this religion in general Then see Bombay panjrapole (Animal Shelter). Finally, you will have a nice walk near the temple through the Mumbai's flower alley with red roses, and the tour will end at Madhav Baug in Bhuleshwar.