Mumbai: Guided Elephanta Island and Caves Tour

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Discover the cultural gem of Elephanta Island, a UNESCO World Heritage site, on a guided day tour. Explore the Hindu and Buddhist caves and admire the intricate carvings of ancient mythologies.

Highlights

  • Exploring the Mysteries of Elephanta Caves Tour: A Historical Perspective
  • The Elephanta Caves Tour is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on Elephanta
  • All Traveling and Entry charges is included
  • We need to take a ferry from the Gateway of India in Mumbai to Island

Description

The Elephanta Caves Tour is a Unesco World Heritage Site located on Elephanta Island, just a short ferry ride away from Mumbai, India. The caves are known for their intricate rock-cut sculptures and temples, which date back to the 5th to 8th centuries AD. The best is to Take a Guided Elephanta Caves Tour who is born and rise up on that Island. To start your Elephanta Caves tour, We need to take a ferry from the Gateway of India in Mumbai. The ferry ride takes about an hour each way and offers stunning views of the Mumbai skyline as well as the Arabian Sea. Once you reach Elephanta Island, you’ll need to walk up a series of stairs to reach the cave complex. There are two main groups of caves, known as the Hindu Caves and the Buddhist Caves. The Hindu Caves are the most famous and contain a number of impressive sculptures and shrines dedicated to various Hindu deities such as Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma. As you explore the caves, be sure to take note of the intricate carvings and sculptures, which include depictions of mythological scenes, gods and goddesses, and animals such as elephants and lions. The most famous sculpture in the Elephanta Caves is the three-headed bust of Shiva, which is located in the main cave. Overall, a tour of the Elephanta Caves is a must-see experience for anyone interested in Indian history and culture, as well as for those who simply want to take in the beauty of this unique and awe-inspiring site. Highlights of Elephanta Caves Tour Explore the caves of Elephanta Island, a Unesco World Heritage site Reach Gateway of India to begin the historical tour of Elephanta Caves. From Mumbai Harbour, you will be taken to the caves on a ferry boat via the Arabian Sea. Explore 7 major caves with carvings, paintings, and inscriptions of Shiva, Buddha, and Hindu mythology. The major 3 caves are The large Hindu Cave, Buddhist Cave, & Shiva Cave. Learn about the history of the depictions from the professional tour guide. Enjoy the toy train ride taking you around the caves and admire the detailed carvings and structures. Get an insight into the history of the caves See the beautiful carvings of Gods inside the cave An English-speaking guide

Includes

Live English Speaking Guide Return ferry tickets from Mumbai - Elephanta Island Entry ticket to the Elephanta Caves

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