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Free tour

Experience Maximum City Mumbai Like A Local

Duration: 3h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Sanjay
Registered on September 03, 2023

Hello! I'm Sanjay, and I come from the lively city of Mumbai. I've had quite the journey—I was born in Kolkata, spent three years in Varanasi, another two in Bodh Gaya, three more in Delhi, and for the past 20 years, Mumbai has been my home sweet home. I also feel a special connection to South Goa; it's like my second home. I work as a freelance cinematographer. I am passionate about travelling, cooking, photography, writing, digital arts, meditation, and storytelling. Plus, I have an unhealthy addiction to watching documentaries and finding stories everywhere I travel. I really enjoy spending time with kids who don't have as much as others and teaching them basic stuff. I've been all over India as part of film crews, on solo tours, and with friends from countries like Germany, Japan, Canada, and Switzerland. For the past 16 years, I've been going on tours all around India, and it's been an amazing journey. I've learned so much from my own experiences and from listening to stories from other travelers. During my travels, I've met lots of people from different countries who've been exploring India for months, visiting all the famous cities and tourist spots. But many of them only knew about India from guidebooks like Lonely Planet. I was happy to meet them because it gave me a chance to share the real India—the stories, the culture, and the incredible things you won't find in guidebooks. This passion naturally led me to pursue a hobby as a tour guide. My love for being a tour guide extends beyond showcasing picturesque landscapes and iconic landmarks. It's about fostering cross-cultural understanding, breaking down barriers, and creating moments that transcend the ordinary. My Mumbai tour is dedicated to showcasing the rich cultural tapestry, history, architecture, bustling streets, and dynamic energy of Mumbai with an immersive and insightful experience. Languages I speak English ( Fluent) Hindi ( Fluent) Bangla ( Fluent) Marathi (70% Fluent) Language I am learning : Japanese ,

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Namaste, I am Sanjay from Mumbai, and passionate about travelling, cooking, meditation, cinematography, and photography. This tour schedule is thoughtfully crafted to avoid the intense heat and humidity of Mumbai's summer, ensuring that my guests don't become exhausted. Additionally, it allows them to fully immerse themselves in both the lively daytime atmosphere and the enchanting evening ambiance of the city.
 

Welcome to Mumbai! a city that never sleeps and always captivates. Join me for a tour that transcends the ordinary, where every corner tells a tale and every moment is a celebration of Mumbai's spirit – a city that is as dynamic as it is enchanting. Welcome to the city of dreams, where every street is a chapter waiting to be explored. I would be happy to guide you through this amazing city and show you everything that Mumbai has to offer!  

Book now, and let's meet soon! 

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    WRQM+XVM, Dhobi Talao, Chhatrapati Sh...
    WRQM+XVM, Dhobi Talao, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
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    I will be waiting in front of MacDonalds, just opposite the CST Terminus. I'll be sporting a black bandana adorned with Japanese characters.

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    CST Railway Station

    (CST) is an architectural marvel and a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its stunning Gothic and Indo-Saracenic architecture. Marvel at the intricate stone carvings, stained glass windows, and impressive domes. There are several statues around the station, including the iconic statue of Queen Victoria in front of the building. The station's clock tower is another noteworthy feature. you can observe the bustling train operations at CST, which is one of the busiest railway stations in Mumbai.

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    Free admission
    Crawford Market

    Crawford Market is a historic market located in the heart of Mumbai. It's a bustling market known for its vibrant atmosphere, diverse range of products, and historical significance. Begin your tour at the main entrance of Crawford Market, which features impressive colonial-era architecture. Take a moment to appreciate the intricate detailing of the building. Wander through the market, where you'll see a colorful array of fruits, vegetables, and spices. Engage with the local vendors.

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    Gateway Of India

    The Gateway of India, a UNESCO World Heritage arch-monument completed in 1924 on the waterfront of Mumbai, was erected to commemorate the landing of George V for his coronation as the Emperor of India in December 1911. After its construction, the Gateway was used as a symbolic ceremonial entrance to India for important government personnel. The Gateway is also the monument from where the last British troops in the Army of India left in 1948, following British withdrawal from India a year earlier.

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    Free admission
    Colaba Causeway Market

    Today, it is referred to as Mumbai's 'Culture Square'. The architectural ambiance of the area evokes memories of old Mumbai, with notable landmarks such as the National Gallery of Modern Art. Stroll along Colaba Causeway, the main street of the market, to explore numerous shops and street vendors. It's a great place to pick up traditional Indian clothing, trinkets, and gifts. Colaba is home to several art galleries.

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    Free admission
    Kala Ghoda

    The Kala Ghoda Street Art Pavement Walking Tour offers an immersive exploration of Mumbai's vibrant art scene. Walkers will meander through the charming streets adorned with captivating murals and graffiti, encountering a kaleidoscope of artistic expressions along the way. From larger-than-life portraits to thought-provoking abstract pieces, each artwork tells a unique story, reflecting the city's diverse culture and social fabric.

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    Free admission
    Jehangir Art Gallery

    Jehangir Art Gallery, a prestigious cultural institution nestled in the heart of Mumbai, India. Established in 1952, this gallery stands as a beacon of artistic expression and creativity, showcasing a diverse range of contemporary and traditional artworks. Explore the various exhibition halls, each offering a unique glimpse into the vibrant world of Indian art. From paintings and sculptures to photographs and installations, the gallery boasts an extensive collection that appeals to art enthusiasts of all

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    Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya

    Embark on a Journey Through History at Mani Bhavan: The Heart of India's Freedom Struggle. Mani Bhavan isn't just a building; it's a living testament to the incredible journey of Mahatma Gandhi and India's fight for independence. Step into the halls of Mani Bhavan, where every corner echoes with the footsteps of a man who transformed the course of history. Discover the remarkable story of Gandhi, who frequently sought refuge within these walls as he evolved from a determined activist to a global icon.

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    Entrance not included
    Dhobi Ghat

    Head to the Dhobi Ghat to witness the world's largest open air outdoor laundry. where thousands of laundry workers, known as "dhobis," wash and clean clothes for Mumbai's residents and businesses.Observe the Washing Process: You can watch the dhobis at work as they manually wash, dry, and press clothes in rows of concrete wash pens. It's fascinating to see the meticulous and efficient way they handle laundry.

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    Bandra Bandstand

    One of Mumbai's most popular landmarks, this 1 km stretch on our western coast is a blessing. St. Andrews Church near Bandstand is a perfect place to soothe the mind. Being one of the oldest churches in Mumbai, the church's Gothic-styled architecture is worth exploring. Visit Bandra Fort For Fresh Sea Air And An Amazing View.Take A Peaceful Walk At The Promenade you get a thriving ecosystem of joggers, professionals and doggos who are out for their walk.See the houses of Bollywood's biggest superstars .

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    Bandra Fort

    Bandra Fort is an iconic landmark nestled on the western coast of Mumbai, India. Built by the Portuguese in the 17th century, this historic fort offers a glimpse into Mumbai's colonial past and provides stunning views of the Arabian Sea. As you enter the fort, you'll be greeted by its imposing walls and majestic architecture, which have stood the test of time. Take a leisurely stroll along the ramparts and soak in panoramic vistas of the coastline, with the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in the distance.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Wilson 04 Apr 2024
Waterloo

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Sanjay took the time to evolve a group tour into a completely one-on-one experience across Mumbai. He's extremely well-educated and knowledgeable about how the city works and had a level of patience and humility I had never seen before in any other tour I've been on. Sanjay is not only a tour guide, but he's also now my friend. We shared so many stories of our lives and bonded over food and worldly perspectives. I didn't know what to expect of Mumbai, but because of my day with Sanjay, I will always remember Mumbai as the place I met Sanjay. Stay in touch, Sanjay!
Ramchandra 02 Apr 2024

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Sorry to say I was in the right place according to Mc Do staff. One site said 12.00 hrs. When I did not see anyone at 12.00 I checked on the main site and it said 14.00 hrs and I confirmed my booking. I waited long hours and nothing happened. Most disappointing.
Sue macfarlane 02 Apr 2024
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Sanjay was a fantastic guide and went over and beyond to give me such a fantastic tour. I was alone in Mumbai and he made sure I got home safely after both my tours with him actually escorting me back to my hotel which was miles from his home He was an absolute gentleman and such a lovely person. As well as taking me to the places listed on the tour he gave up extra time to show me some other beautiful places in Mumbai. I will always remember my fantastic visit to Mumbai and he has made it very special Thank you Sanjay
Swetha 31 Mar 2024
Reading

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Very good walk with Sanjay. Communication and organisation was good.
Andrea 22 Feb 2024
Cagliari

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
it was a beautiful experience. I recommend everyone to take a tour with him. he is also available to show you places that are not included in the tour. I also want to tell you that I would like to delete my last review about him, because unfortunately the application did not communicate my reservation to him. in fact we did the tour the next day. he was very kind and nice, I recommend him. he will show you many details and explain everything about the city. I thank him again for the wonderful experience he made me live.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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