Mumbai: Elephanta Island and Elephanta Caves Guided Tour

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Embark on a guided tour of Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site from Mumbai. Admire the sculptures and hear all the rich history from your guide.

Highlights

  • Discover the enigmatic Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO treasure of ancient rock-cut.
  • Experience the spiritual ambiance and breathtaking sea views from boat ride.
  • Uncover India's rich heritage through vibrant sculptures that narrate's history.

Description

Embark on an enchanting journey to the mesmerising Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that beckons with its ancient mysteries and artistic treasures. Our Elephanta Caves Tour promises an immersive exploration of these remarkable rock-cut temples nestled on Elephanta Island, just a short ferry ride away from Mumbai. As you set foot on the island, you'll be transported back in time to an era when these caves were hewn out of solid rock, showcasing the intricate craftsmanship of skilled artisans. Marvel at the colossal sculptures of Hindu deities, particularly the iconic Trimurti, a three-faced representation of Lord Shiva, embodying creation, preservation, and destruction. Our experienced guide will unravel the historical narratives and mythological tales behind these awe-inspiring sculptures, providing you with deep insights into the significance of each carving. Wander through the intricate chambers, adorned with intricate carvings that depict celestial beings, mythological episodes, and vibrant scenes from ancient Indian epics. As the tour unfolds, you'll sense the spiritual aura that permeates the surroundings, making the Elephanta Caves a sanctuary of devotion and artistic expression. The panoramic vistas of the Arabian Sea from the island add a touch of natural beauty to this cultural odyssey. Once the exploration concludes, you'll return to Mumbai, carrying with you not only the memories of the captivating Elephanta Caves but also a newfound appreciation for India's rich heritage. This tour offers a glimpse into the intricate tapestry of art, religion, and history that defines this incredible subcontinent.

Includes

Live guide Taj Mahal Tower Return ferry tickets from Mumbai - Elephanta Island Entry ticket to the Elephanta Caves

Important Information

  • You will need to climb 120 steps to reach the top of Elephanta Islands

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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