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Leave any preconceptions at the door and prepare to learn how many Delhiites live.

Sanjay Colony is a small slum built on 25 acres of land located in the south of Delhi near the Bahai Lotus Temple and Iskcon temple. Spend 2 hours walking around and visiting small scale businesses, a small temple, a mosque and residential areas. Learn about working and residential life and witness how despite the

challenging living conditions it remains an area charged with positive energy and strong community. By the end of the tour you will understand how our NGO, Reality Gives, is working to support local NGOs and bring its excellent Mumbai programs to Sanjay Colony.

Have extra space in your suitcase? We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travelers like you to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination. If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase for the projects supported by Reality Gives, you’ll make a priceless impact in the lives of our local children and families. Please click here to see what supplies are needed for our project/projects.

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    Clothes Recycling & Manufacturing

    Many Sanjay Colony families work in the clothing industry. See how materials are painstakingly separated to be recycled and then observe the many factories making the finished items.

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    Hindu Temple

    Visit a small Hindu temple where you will learn about the importance of religion in the residents’ lives.

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    Residential Life

    Learn about the realities of residential life as you wander the narrow lanes with your guide.


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    Education

    Learn about education in Sanjay Colony, what local NGO's are doing to fill the gap and what Reality Gives is doing to support the local education ecosystem.

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    Rooftop Visit

    In addition to getting an overview of the maze-like tour route, you will get a stunning view of Sanjay Colony!

Availability

Daily

1 hour and 45 minute walking tour

9am or 1pm from Connaught Place

10am or 2pm from Harkesh Nagar Okhla Metro Station

Price

Rs 750 per person at Harkesh Nagar Okhla Metro Station

Rs 850 per person at Connaught Place

Rs 3,500 for a private tour

(up to 6 people)

Start/End Points

Starts at Connaught Place or Harkesh Nagar Okhla Metro Station.

Ends at Harkesh Nagar Okhla Metro Station.

(See Directions tab for details)

Group Size

Minimum: 2 people

Maximum: 6 people

(For larger groups, please get in touch)

No Photography Policy

For the entire tour. This policy helps ensure that our tours are done respectfully and that we maintain our strong relationship with the community.

Testimonial

"We cannot speak highly enough of Pradeep. The tour of the Sanjay Colony was conducted in a totally ethical and dignified manner. We…left the day with a sense of great respect for the people of the Colony and gratitude at their willingness to allow us into their community. Don't hesitate to do this tour. It is truly enriching. "

via TripAdvisor

What To Wear

Please wear modest clothing (for women: no sleeveless shirts, short shorts, or low tops) and closed-toed shoes.

Meeting Point

Connaught Place or

Harkesh Nagar Okhla Metro Station

End Point

Harkesh Nagar Okhla Metro Station

Timings

9am / 1pm (Connaught Place) or 10am / 2pm

(Harkesh Nagar Okhla Metro Station) - 11:45am / 3.45pm

Connaught Place

Please meet outside Gate 1 at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station. (Photo)

Harkesh Nagar Okhla Metro Station

Please meet outside of gate 2 at Harkesh Nagar Okhla Metro Station (Photo)

Are you interested in a shared or private tour?