The story of the city of Bombay or Mumbai as it is now know is very fascinating. One of our favourite stories which we love to tell through the various landmarks that dot this city. Our walking tours cover some of the iconic neighbourhoods of the city and are suited well for both the tourist as well as the local.
Every walk is carefully researched to cover various dimensions of the neighbourhood with equal stress on the historical, cultural and socio-economic perspective. We offer the following walking tours which can be customised on request. All walks can be commissioned for 1-6 walkers by prior intimation on firstname.lastname@example.org. Photos of our previous walks can be found here.
Fort Walk: The fort of Bombay played a crucial role in the development of the city into the urbs prima in indis as well as in the economic development of the country. On this walk, we rewind the clock to over 300 years before the present and invite you to live the history of Bombay through our words and through landmarks have stood the test of time.
Duration: 2 hours
Ideal time: 8-10 AM and 4-6 PM
Matunga: Art Deco Architecture, South Indian Food, Buzzing Markets, uncover the secrets as we walk about the bylanes of Matunga. There are second hand bookstores to be visited, filter coffee to be bought and countless cups to be savoured as we walk about and listen to the story of Matunga, its institutions, its places of worship and of course, its people as we dig into the various treats available at every corner. Peppered with personal anecdotes of the folks who grew up and saw Matunga evolve, it is sure a treat to all interested in a slice of local history!
Duration: 2 hours
Ideal time: 8-10AM and 4-6PM
Sewri Fort and Flamingoes Spotting: The industrial backyard of Bombay has a surprising secret – it is the habitat of flamingoes. Who fly in from various parts of the country to these mudflats to feed and mate. The Fort of Sewri is one of the lesser known Forts of Bombay and has an interesting history behind it – learn about how East India Company was nearly wiped out of India and how the Mangrove forests of the city protect us.