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Mumbai: Private 2-Day City and Elephanta Island Tour

Mumbai: Private 2-Day City and Elephanta Island Tour

From $225 per person

Discover the highlights of Mumbai with a professional guide. Admire the tourist attractions, and see the city's authentic side by visiting Dhobi Ghat and the Dharavi slums. Cruise to Elephanta Island, and explore the rock art in the Elephanta Caves.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your guide will meet you at your hotel or another place of your choosing in Mumbai. Please indicate the address in advance to arrange pickup.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Mumbai's main tourist attractions with a local, professional guide
  • See the traditional dabbawallas and dhobis (lunch-box carriers and clothes washers) in action
  • Tour the Dharavi slums for a view of Mumbai's other side
  • Admire the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and the Elephanta Caves
Full description
Get a unique glimpse of the City of Dreams, Mumbai, on a two-day tour of its top attractions. Learn about the city's history and culture, and take a trip to Elephanta Island to discover the famous caves. End your tour after returning from the Elephanta Caves, or take the option of an Indian cookery class. Meet your local guide at your hotel or other place of your choosing in Mumbai, and begin your tour of the city in an air-conditioned vehicle. Head first to Churchgate Railway Station, and watch Mumbai's famed lunch box carriers, the Dabbawallas, in action. Afterwards, continue your tour of the highlights of Mumbai with your professional guide. See the Gateway of India and Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, before stopping to marvel at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) railway station, otherwise known as Victoria Terminus, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, visit other notable sites like the Municipal Building, Marine Drive, Nariman point, Chowpatty Beach, the Hanging Gardens, and Mani Bhavan, before soaking up tradition at Mumbai's largest human-powered washing machine, the Dhobi Ghat. Take the opportunity to see the washers, or dhobis, carrying out their famous laundry service. Day one ends with a trip to the Dharavi slums. Prepare yourself to see Mumbai's less glamorous side, but also appreciate the energy and vibrancy of the area and its inhabitants. The next day, cruise on a ferry to Elephanta Island after being picked up by your guide. Alight after one hour, and take a fun and quirky toy train ride halfway to the Elephanta Caves, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the rock art in the caves, and bring your camera to snap photos of the sculpted images of Kalyansundara, Gangadhara, and Ardhanriswara. Finally, spend some time in Elephanta Island village with your guide, before returning on the ferry and ending the tour back at your hotel, or heading to your cooking class if you choose this option.
Includes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Professional, local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Ferry
  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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