Elephanta Caves Half-Day Guided Tour

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Embark on a captivating half-day guided tour to explore the ancient wonders of the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestled on Elephanta Island just off the coast of Mumbai.

Highlights

  • Explore the ancient wonders of the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Board a ferry from Mumbai's Gateway of India and enjoy a scenic cruise across
  • Learn about the history, mythology, and significance of the Elephanta Caves
  • Ancient artworks that adorn the cave temples, dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.
  • Join us for an unforgettable half-day guided tour to Elephanta Caves

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Embark on a captivating half-day guided tour to explore the ancient wonders of the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestled on Elephanta Island just off the coast of Mumbai. Led by knowledgeable local guides, our tour offers a mesmerizing journey back in time to discover the rich history and intricate architecture of these centuries-old rock-cut caves. Board a ferry from Mumbai's Gateway of India and enjoy a scenic cruise across the Arabian Sea to Elephanta Island. As you approach the island, marvel at the breathtaking views of the Mumbai skyline and the tranquil waters that surround you. Upon arrival, embark on a guided exploration of the Elephanta Caves, which date back to the 5th to 8th centuries AD. Admire the impressive rock-cut sculptures, intricately carved pillars, and ancient artworks that adorn the cave temples, dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Learn about the history, mythology, and significance of the Elephanta Caves as you wander through the maze of chambers and passageways. Discover the stories behind the iconic sculptures, including the famous Trimurti, a three-headed statue of Lord Shiva depicting his roles as creator, preserver, and destroyer. After immersing yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Elephanta Caves, return to Mumbai feeling enlightened and inspired by this extraordinary archaeological site. Join us for an unforgettable half-day guided tour to Elephanta Caves, where history comes alive amidst the stunning natural beauty of Elephanta Island.

Includes

English Speaking Guide Bottled water on arrival at Elephanta Island Ferry tickets Entrance fee to Elephanta Caves Toy Train at Elephanta Island All taxes Skip the line at Elephanta caves Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

Important Information

  • This tour is not operational during Monsoon season on rainy days.

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