Mumbai: Kanheri Caves Tour

Location IconMumbai, India
New Tour
Duration

Duration

6 hour

Duration

Tour Guide

Live Guide

Tour Type

Tour Type

Day Trips

Group Size

Group Size

5 people

Languages

Languages

Spanish, French, English, German

Overview

Explore the group of caves that are located in the forests which is on the former island of Salsette in the western outskirts of Mumbai. The caves have Buddhist sculptures, carvings, paintings and inscriptions, dating from the 1st century CE to the 10th century CE. The site is on a hill that has rock-cut steps to go through. The caves comprise 109 caves and were an important Buddhist settlement. The marvelous caves have a unique structure that has huge stone pillars. Most of the caves were Buddhist viharas, which were meant for living, studying and meditating. The spectacular caves have an amazing history which is related to few religions and the location of the caves is just mind-blowing where you can see the diverse flora and fauna and you can get a chance to spot deers, macaque monkeys, reptiles, a flock of birds and butterflies.

3 Reasons to Book this tour

  • Explore the caves which are located in the forests & formed of black basalt rock
  • The marvelous caves have a unique structure that has huge stone pillars
  • Learn about Buddhist sculptures, carvings, paintings and inscriptions, dating from the 1st century CE to the 10th century CE

Itinerary

Start
Pick up from your hotel/residence/airport and proceed to Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Stop 1
Reach Sanjay Gandhi National Park and proceed to Kanheri Caves
Stop 2
Reach Kanheri Caves and explore the beautiful architecture, explore and learn the religious values of Buddhism.
End
Proceed to your hotel/residence/airport

Included / Excluded

  • Bottled Water included in this tours and activitiesBottled Water
  • Fuel, Tolls, Taxes and Parking Charges included in this tours and activitiesFuel, Tolls, Taxes and Parking Charges
  • Professional Tour Guide included in this tours and activitiesProfessional Tour Guide
  • Entrance Tickets included in this tours and activitiesEntrance Tickets
  • Air-Conditioned Vehicle included in this tours and activitiesAir-Conditioned Vehicle
  • Pick up and Drop included in this tours and activitiesPick up and Drop
  • Accomodation/Hotels excluded in this tours and activitiesAccomodation/Hotels
  • Gratuities for Driver and Guide excluded in this tours and activitiesGratuities for Driver and Guide
  • Food/Snacks excluded in this tours and activitiesFood/Snacks

Meeting Point

Pick up and drop from/to your location within city limits.

Things to remember

  • This tour involves minimal amount of walking
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes

Cancellations & Refunds

Free cancellation before 24 hours of the tour start dateFree cancellation before 24 hours of the tour start date.

NO RefundNo refund within 24 hours of the tour start date.

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