Elephanta Caves Tour In Mumbai

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Departs: Mumbai, Mumbai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Elephanta Caves, is an UNESCO World Heritage site.
Elephanta Caves have five Hindu caves, two Buddhist caves. The Hindu caves contain rock cut stone sculptures, representing the Shaiva Hindu sect, dedicated to the Lord Shiva. The caves are hewn from solid basalt rock. All the caves were also originally painted in the past, but now only traces remain.
The main cave (or the Great Cave) was a Hindu place of worship until Portuguese rule began in 1534, after which the caves suffered severe damage. This cave was renovated in the 1970s after years of neglect, and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 to preserve the artwork.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All Fees and Taxes

Bottled water

Private transportation

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 89

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Safety is our No1 Priority.
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Elephanta Caves
The Elephanta Caves contain rock cut stone sculptures that show syncretism of Hindu and Buddhist ideas and iconography.
They were named Elefante – which morphed to Elephanta – by the colonial Portuguese when they found elephant statues on it. They established a base on the island, and its soldiers damaged the sculpture and caves.
The island is 2.4 km (1.5 mi) in length with two hills that rise to a height of about 150 m (490 ft). A narrow deep ravine separates the two hills and runs from north to south. On the west, the hill rises gently from the sea and stretches east across the ravine and rises gradually to the extreme east to a height of 173 m (568 ft).

4 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Gateway of India
The Gateway of India is a monument built during the 20th century in Mumbai. The structure is a basalt arch, 26 m high. It was a crude jetty used by the fishing community which was later renovated and used as a landing place for British governors and other prominent people. In earlier times, it would have been the first structure that visitors arriving by boat in Mumbai would have seen. The structure was erected to commemorate the landing of King George V and Queen Mary at Apollo Bunder, when they visited India in 1911. Built in Indo-Saracenic style. The Gateway was later the ceremonial entrance to India for Viceroys and the new Governors of Bombay. It served to allow entry to India.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Breathtaking views!
679oanam, 07-08-2022
This was one of my most memorable experience in my life because I met some beautiful monkeys and stayed so near them I felt wonderful! The panoramic views here are breathtaking! I took a lot of photos. Great experience. I would love to have nearby such a wonderful place where to go and meditate.
Nature and beeing grateful
387alexandrui, 07-08-2022
Such a great place. Relaxing in the nature, seeing monkeys everywhere, listening the birds, great day we had :) Thank you, Rahul!
Excellent tours and knowledgeable guides
deepblue815, 11-06-2022
We had a wonderful day with the tour guide. Sameer was very helpful and explained all the details about various tourist spots so well. The guide at Elephanta Caves was amazing too. He explained our daughter the details about the cave which she found interesting. Overall it was a pleasant experience. The transportation provided for the Mumbai excursion was very comfortable. We had a great experience.
A new and fascinating experience
miasQ2431DA, 01-06-2022
A very eye opening experience that has helped me to be grateful for what I have. A tour led excellently!
Fun Trip....
dhruvit2022, 15-02-2022
It was a great experian with friends and teachers. I gain lots of knowledge ....we saw a historical coins and statue..

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