Mumbai: Kanheri Caves and Global Vipassana Pagoda Tour

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Discover the Kanheri Caves and the Global Vipassana Pagoda on a private tour from Mumbai. Learn about the significance of the caves from your private guide.

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Highlights

  • Discover the Kanheri Caves, a group of rock-cut monuments in the National Park
  • Explore the Global Vipassana Pagoda, a meditation hall near Gorai, Mumbai
  • Learn about the significance of the Kanheri Caves from your private guide
  • Take a meditation session at the Global Vipassana Pagoda
  • Enjoy a video presentation on Buddhism and the Pagoda, and a picture gallery

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Explore the Kanheri Caves and the Global Vipassana Pagoda on a private guided tour from Mumbai. Learn about the significance of the caves and the pagoda from your guide. Start your day with a pickup from your hotel in Mumbai and head to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Explore the Kanheri Caves, a group of caves and rock-cut monuments cut into a massive basalt outcrop in the forests of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Learn about the significance of the caves from your guide. See Buddhist sculptures and relief carvings, paintings, and inscriptions, dating from the 1st century BCE to the 10th century CE. Next, visit the Global Vipassana Pagoda, a meditation hall near Gorai, North-west of Mumbai. The pagoda was inaugurated by Pratibha Patil, then President of India on 8 February 2009. It is built on donated land on a peninsula between Gorai creek and the Arabian Sea. The pagoda is to serve as a monument of peace and harmony. The center of the Global Vipassana Pagoda contains the world's largest stone dome built without any supporting pillars. Experience a 10-minute meditation session, a video presentation on Buddhism and the Pagoda, and a picture gallery. After your visit, return to your hotel in Mumbai.

Includes

Air-conditioned vehicle Private transportation Bottled water Pickup & Drop Local English Speaking Guide Toll Tax, Parking Fees & Gate Entry Entry/Admission - Kanheri Caves Entry/Admission - Global Vipassana Pagoda

Important Information

  • Kanheri Caves is open 6 days a week. Only Closed on Monday. Private Vehicle is not allowed in National Park as it is under the control of the Forest Department. So we have to park our private vehicles at the Gate of Sanjay Gandhi National Park. From the Gate, we have to take Public Bus or Public Van to go up to Kanheri caves.

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