Discover Dharavi or breeze around Bandra, spend the weekend learning about hidden facets of these locales with guided tours by Some Place Else, a city-based travel and experiences company.
Cyclists at Worli Sea Face on the Bandra-Worli trail on a previous outing
The Dharavi tour intends to highlight how Asia’s largest slum utilises space through innovative ways. Participants will visit the little shops and establishments where they can check out workers in close-knit communities engaged in leather-work, bakery, embroidery and other forms of small-scale industry. However, carrying a camera along might be a problem and it is advisable to discuss it with the organisers well in advance.
Meanwhile, Two Wheels And The City is a trail that will make a Bandraphile smile. Set to begin at 6 am, interested cyclists will be able to pedal through the empty roads and soak in the sunrise and the sea breeze. Cyclists will make a round trip from Bandra to Worli along the seaface.
The participants will also be provided with a snack and a bicycle (you can bring your bicycle too). The organisers will also provide a cyclist guide, who will lead the participants through the roads to ensure a safe journey.
What's inside Dharavi: Discover Dharavi
On: May 8, 9 am and 4 pm
MEETING POINT Outside Mahim station
COST: Rs 650
LOG ON TO: https://in.bookmyshow.com/guided-tours/dharavi-walk/
Two Wheels and the City: Cycle through Bandra
On: May 8, 6 am onwards
MEETING POINT: Mount Carmel School, 81A, Chapel Road, Bandra (W).
COST: Rs 675 per person (cycle rental included) Rs 375 per person (excluding cycle)
CALL: 9833163486 (for both the events)