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Private Elephanta Caves Tour
"A private car with chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel in Mumbai and transfer to the Gateway of India to board a ferry to Elephanta Island. During this 1-hour cruise enjoy the view of the coast of Mumbai. Upon arrival explore all seven caves on the island some of which are so small and hidden that they’re often easily missed. You will enter the main cave an impressive sprawling structure with high ceilings and towering support beams columns and pillars. On each wall admire the complex and astoundingly detailed reliefs and carvings
From $167.00
 
Mumbai Elephenta Caves Private Tour
"After meeting your local expert guide walk to the jetty and board the ferry to Elephenta. You will see the Gateway of India a structure which was erected to commemorate the landing of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911 before departing the jetty. The one hour ferry ride gives a great opportunity to take pictures and see the development of the marine industrial revolution along the way.On arrival to the island you will take a short ""Toy Train"" ride the Elephanta Caves which contain a collection of rock art linked to the sect of Shiva. At Elephanta Indian art found one of its most most memorable canvases
From $39.00
 
Private Full-Day Mumbai City Tour with Elephanta Caves Excursion
"8am - Excursion to Elephanta Caves Pick-up from Hotel or Airport in Mumbai and reach The Gateway of India from where you board an hour-long ferry offering panoramic views brings you to the Elephanta Island famous for The Elephanta Caves UNESCO World Heritage site. The walk from the jetty to cave temple is less than a mile away board a small toy train from the jetty to the base of the hill. There are seven cave excavations in the Elephanta group and these are datable from circa 6th – 7th centuries A.D. 12pm - Visit Gateway of IndiaThe colossal structure was con bordered by the Arabian Sea in the Colaba district.1pm - Lunch Break (at your own expense) Lunch at one of the best local restaurants in the area.2pm - Drive Past Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) formerly Victoria TerminusChhatr which serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways.2.30pm - Visit Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai (Crawford Market)The very old Iconic and famous wholesale market dealing in just about every kind of fresh food and domestic animal imaginable. A preferred location to purchase many festive decoration stuff dry fruits
From $82.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Elephanta Island

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exploring the cannons and hidden town

We took a ferry for 120/- from the gateway of India at 9 am to the elephanta caves. We decided to explorer the island as the caves were too costly charging tourist 250/- rupees. We walked to the...
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You are off the beaten path when you come here!!!

When you come to the Elephanta Caves you are already off the beaten path from the concrete jungle of the city of Mumbai into the sea and then in the jungle like atmosphere of the island here. There...
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Things to Do Near Elephanta Island

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Elephanta Caves

The Elephanta Caves designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, are believed to have been created over 1500 years ago and are both an important ancient monument and a revered shrine of the Hindu...
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Chowpatty Beach

Juhu Beach is located on the shores of Arabian sea and is one of the biggest beaches of India. Ville Parle station is the closest railway station to Juhu Beach. Nice place to be if you love Indian...
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Daytrip - Alibag

Alibag, which is a short boat-ride away, is home to heavenly tropical beaches. Many resorts cater specifically to tourists, both international and local. There are whole range of activities at all...
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Victoria Gardens & Zoo - Jijamata Udyaan

Rani Jijamata Udyaan is a well-laid out garden in the Byculla area of Mumbai. Formerly called Victoria Gardens. Its lush greenery brags of various plants and trees, which make the environment serene...
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Madh Island

The Koli fishing boats at Versova from the Madh Island ferry. “The firshermen were here first. Before the East India Company built its fort…..the fishermen who were the Kolis – sailed Arab dhows,...
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Malabar Hill

An upmarket area of Mumbai. There are quite a few sights and places to visit. A trip to Malabar hill is usually included in the city tour offered by tonts at the Gateway. Do visit the jain Temple,...
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aadil

"The Elephanta Caves Really Rock!!!"
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mehulraj

"Elephanta Island"
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MM212

"Elephanta Island"
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keeweechic

"Keeweechic's Elephanta Island"
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Willettsworld

"Elephanta Island - Don't miss whilst in Mumbai!"
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