from/per person Rs 10,677
  • 2 hours
  • Pick-up
  • Drop-off


Description

A dabbawala (one who carries the lunch box),  is a person in the Indian city of Mumbai whose job is to carry and deliver freshly made food from home in lunch boxes to office workers. Dabbawala in action Although the service remains essentially low-tech, with the barefoot delivery men as the prime movers, The success of the system depends on teamwork and time management .Such is the dedication and commitment of the barely literate and barefoot delivery men . A simple color coding system doubles as an ID system for the destination and recipient. There are no multiple elaborate layers of management either — just three layers. Each dabbawala is also required to contribute a minimum capital in kind, in the shape of two bicycles, a wooden crate for the tiffins, white cotton kurta-payjamas, and the white trademark Gandhi topi (cap).
Observe the backbreaking work behind the tiffin delivery surface in Mumbai on this comprehensive Dabbawalla tour. Hop on a train toward Maha Laxmi Station and watch as the professional delivery men carry over 175,000 packages in just a few short hours.


Inclusions

• Interaction and pictures with Dabbawalas.
• English-speaking guide
• 1st class train ticket from Churchgate to Mahalaxmi Train Station


Exclusions

• Any personal expenses


Highlights

Dabbawalas tour


Additional Information

• Some tours require your original passport/ID Proof, we have mentioned this information in the important notes so please ensure that you read the important information, Tripxoxo will not be responsible if you miss any tour where your passport or ID is mandatory.
• Tripxoxo reserves the rights to charge 100% No show charges if guest is not turning up on time for the pick up.
• No refund for partly utilized services.
• Due to any uncontrollable circumstances i.e. (traffic conditions, vehicle breakdowns, delay by other guests, weather circumstances) if the tour gets delayed or cancelled, Tripxoxo will provide alternate options if possible.
• Seating arrangement are done as per the availability & it is decided by Driver or Tour Guide.
• If in any case the guest does not show up on time and our vehicle departs from the pickup location then Tripxoxo will not arrange for alternative transfer & no refund is provided for the missed tour.


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