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Guided Day Trip with the Dabbawalas - the World's Best Food Delivery System!

Kick-starting the morning with an immersive experience with the Tiffin Men of Mumbai city!

The Dabbawalas or the 6 sigma workers of Mumbai manage to deliver over 5,00,000 boxes of lunch to their rightful owners with extreme precision. Studied by consultants and business schools for the secrets of their proclaimed near-flawless efficiency, the dabbawalas have been feted by British royals (Prince Charles) and titans of industry (Richard Branson) alike. Even FedEx, which supposedly knows something about logistics, has studied them extensively.

When in Mumbai, the Dabbawala experience gives you a great insight on how this community run business runs as smoothly and makes lives of Mumbaikars much easier, and through this experience we want you to live their lives for one day.

per adult from




4 to 5 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Train ride & tickets
    • Guide fees
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Churchgate Railway Station
    What's excluded :
    • Soda/Pop
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Gratuities
    • Private transportation
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: mumbai dabbawala ( official ), 3rd, Nav Prabhat Chamber, Ranade Rd, Dadar West, Dadar, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400028, India

    Spend a day with the ‘Dabbawalas’ – the cool superheroes of the city and get to live their life!

    For the first stop, we head straight to the Headquarters of the Association, located in Dadar, where can observe the sorting of the ‘Dabba’ or ‘tiffin yourself.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Churchgate Railway Station, Church Gate Street, Mumbai India

    Once the sorting process is over, you’ll also brave the local trains and not just that, you also get to interact with the tiffin men en route! On reaching your particular destination, you will not only deliver the freshly –cooked home food, but

    also deliver a bundle of smiles together.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nariman Point, Marine Drive, Mumbai India

    After a long day of hard work, sit back and enjoy a much deserved Thali meal with a variety of delicious Indian dishes.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    1) The driver will be at the hotel 5 mins before the start of the tour. 
2) Start time of the tour for North Mumbai hotels will vary.3) If you are staying at the ship at the Mumbai International Cruise Terminal and need a pick-up from outside the ship, there we be additional cost of Rs 1000/- per person. This amount is to be paid in cash to the guide or the driver at the start of the tour.4) For any tours in Bandra & beyond, away from South Mumbai, will be charged a toll of Rs 120. This amount is to be paid in cash to the guide or the driver at the start of the tour.Ports
    • Alexandra Dock (Green Gate) & Yellow Gate
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-58690P10

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