We have been getting many request from not only India but many foreign countries to personally interact and understand the working of Dabbawala by actually working with then in local train. we are happy to inform that we have made a ” A Day with Dabbawala” plan which fulfills this demand.
This is how it works:
1- Please contact us for the request for the ” A Day with Dabbawala“.
2- The day may be arranged for single person or a group.
3- You will have to report to our Andheri office or directly at the residence of Dabbawala at about 8AM.
4- If required, we will arrange for a English speaking guide to help you discuss with Dabbawala.
5- You will go with Dabbawala to the customer and collect the Dabba.
6- Then you will travel in local train with Dabbawalas to the destination station.
7- At the destination station , you will do sorting and arranging with Dabbawalas.
8- Then you actually travel with Dabbawala and deliver the Dabba to customer.
9 – Then you take lunch with the group of dabbawalas.
10- After this the empty Dabbas are collected.
11- The you return back to station with empty Dabbas.
12- Again you travel in local train and reach the starting station. It will be fun this time with Dabbawala in local train as the customer is served and Dabbawalas are relaxed.
13- After reaching destination station the Dabba is returned back to customer and this finishes ” A Day with Dabbawala“.
14- If required any of the above points may be escaped by you and you may be part of a particular event.
So come now ! and ” A Day with Dabbawala” and get to know how we work and what is the reason that even Prince Charles and Sir. Richards Branson (Chairman of Virgin Group – England) took so much interest in us. In fact Sir. Richards Branson actually spend a day with us as mentioned above.