Founded by city architects – Abha Bahl and Brinda Gaitonde, THE BOMBAY HERITAGE WALKS group has been organising walking tours around the city since April 1999. The heritage walks aim to raise the awareness of the people of Mumbai and visitors, about the city’s architecture and heritage monuments. Personalized, educative and imaginative, the walking tours highlight the vast range of architectural styles, planning elements and ornamental details, tracing the social and cultural history of the city.

Walk around the throbbing Kala Ghoda Art District...
Meander through the sleepy by-lanes of old Colaba...
Stroll down the age old historic Dockyard Road...
Visit the splendid University Campus...
Enjoy the arcaded bazaars along the Victorian style D.N. Road...
Soak in the legends at the ancient Banganga Tank Complex...
Join THE BOMBAY HERITAGE WALKS and discover places you probably never even knew existed…

in the very city of Mumbai!

Participants’ Speak
"Thank you for organizing the tour for me yesterday. (Your presenter) did a fabulous job and I thoroughly enjoyed the walk and the history/architecture lesson! I will definitely recommend your organization to any friends that travel to Mumbai in the future."
-Anna Zichterman, U.S.A.
 12th June 06

"Our experience with Bombay Heritage Walks was overwhelmingly positive. Our guide was superb. He had a real knowledge of the history and the architecture, and he was passionate and patient in explaining it to us."
-David Morawetz, Australia
 9th June 06

"Thank you again, for the tour; it was a wonderful introduction to the architecture of many of the major buildings of Fort."
-Dalene DuToit, France
 15th May 2006

"My private heritage walk was one of the highlights of my trip to Mumbai. The route was extremely interesting and the level of information was just right for me as we had identified at the outset where my interests lay. Your presenter is very personable, enthusiastic and knowledgeable…. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience."
-Vicky Robinson, U.K.
 15th May 2006

"Thank you for the wonderful experience i had on my heritage walk. I was able to see things that ordinarily you would not get access to see....I certainly learnt a lot more than my guidebook told me....I have been impressed by your service from start to finish..."
-Ms. Melanie Waring, U.K.
 18th April 2006

"I just wanted to say thank you for showing us the area and sharing with us your passion for its architecture. Best wishes."
-Michael Kerr
 Deputy Travel Editor,
 The Daily Telegraph, UK
 9th September 2005

At BHW, we believe -
The real essence of Mumbai can only to be discovered on foot, with some knowledgeable about the city's past, conversant with it's architecture and intimately familiar with the city streets.

The best tours of Mumbai organised by two enthusiastic female architects...
- Lonely Planet Guide – INDIA & Mumbai

THE BOMBAY HERITAGE WALKS are recommended by:
Travel Publications
(in the printed and web versions)
1. Lonely Planet Guide – INDIA & Mumbai
2. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide – INDIA & Mumbai
3. Frommers Guide
4. Bradmans Guide – Asia 2006
...and many other leading Travel Publications & Guide Books

On-line Travel Sites:
2. (World Cities)
…..and many more
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