Private Heritage Walking Tour with Elephanta Caves tour

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This Mumbai Heritage Walking Tour and Elephanta Caves Tour will help you explore the city in a new way. Accompanied by an experienced guide

Highlights

  • Learn about Mumbai's rich culture & architectural diversity with this tour
  • Guide will provide you with fascinating facts and stories about the sites.
  • Explore the city's 'White Town,' which represents a period of European influence
  • See the ancient caves complete with sculptures carved into the rock

Description

You will be picked up from a location of your choice in Mumbai, before driving to the 'Gateway of India'. From there you will take a 1-hour ferry to Elephanta Island, where upon arrival you will take a train which, will prove to be a fun and quirky way to travel. Following that you will proceed to the Elephanta Caves, which contain a collection of rock art linked to the sect of Shiv. You will have an hour to explore the caves, also seeing the sculpted images of Kalyansundara, Gangadhara, and Ardhanriswara. Following that you will board the ferry once more to head back to Mumbai where your Mumbai Heritage Walking tour begins. The tour will take you to the Gateway of India, one of the famous destinations of Mumbai. It was also the place where the last of the British troops departed. With this, the British rule came to an end in 1947. Post exploring this place, we move towards the Regal Theatre which is based on a walking distance of around 5 mins. It was inaugurated in 1933 and was designed by Charles Stevens. It was the only Art Deco cinema designed by Karl Schara. After this tour, a 10 minute walk will take you towards the Prince of Wales Museum. Appreciate the craft of George Wittet, designer of the building, from outside. Opposite to the Museum is Elphistone College, a Gothic-Victorian-style university. Then on the Mahatma Gandhi Road, you will see another historic building named David Sassoon Library. It was named after the Jewish businessman, David Sassoon, who funded the structure. Adjacent to the library awaits Army and Navy Building. It was used as a British army navy store. Then you will walk towards the University of Bombay. After this, visit the High Court of Mumbai. Then walk towards the Flora Fountain, a stone fountain made in the Fort business district, South Mumbai. Later on, we move towards a historic railway station named Victoria Terminus Railway Station. It is now popular as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. From here, a short taxi ride of around 2 kms will take you from VT station to Colaba. Here you will be dropped at Leopold Local café. The nostalgic background will add to your experience. Post this Mumbai Heritage Walk Tour, move towards the Jehangir Art Gallery. Here experience paintings and creations by great artists. Post this, you will drive back to your hotel.

Includes

Bottled water Local guide Pickup and drop-off Air-conditioned vehicle Refreshment Local Taxes Toll/Parking

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