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  2. Maharashtra
  3. Mumbai
  4. Elephanta Caves

Mumbai: Elephanta Island and Mumbai City Tour

Product ID: 269282
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Venture away from the busy city of Mumbai and take a ferry ride to the nearby Elephant Caves. Take a tour around the 2,000-year-old caves that are dedicated to various Hindu gods, before enjoying a city tour of the highlights of Mumbai.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Your Mumbai accommodation.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a tour from Mumbai City to Elephant Island
  • See the ancient caves complete with sculptures carved into the rock
  • Learn about the area's history from your tour guide
  • Visit the top attractions of Mumbai
Full description
You will be picked up from a location of your choice in Mumbai, before driving to the "Gateway of India". From there you will take a 1-hour ferry to Elephanta Island, where upon arrival you will take a train which, will prove to be a fun and quirky way to travel.

Following that you will proceed to the Elephanta Caves, which contain a collection of rock art linked to the sect of Shiv. You will have an hour to explore the caves, also seeing the sculpted images of Kalyansundara, Gangadhara, and Ardhanriswara. Following that you will board the ferry once more to head back to Mumbai where your Mumbai city tour begins.

Throughout your city tour you will visit all of the top attractions on any traveler’s itinerary to Mumbai. You will explore the Taj Mahal Palace, Dhobi Ghat, Town Hall, the Victoria Terminus, the Municipal Building, Marine Drive, Nariman Point, Chowpatty Beach, Hanging Garden, and Mani Bhavan. It is an ideal tour to learn about the history and culture of Mumbai as you introduce yourself to this wonderful city.
Includes
  • Ferry ride
  • Local guide
  • Tour escort
  • Bottled water
  • Refreshments
  • Pickup and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Monument entrance fees ($10USD per person)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• The Elephanta Caves are closed on Mondays and during the monsoon season (July to August)
Organized by

Bombay to Mumbai

Product ID: 269282