Private Sightseeing Tour with Elephanta caves

Location IconMumbai, India
New Tour
Duration

Duration

7 hour

Duration

Tour Guide

Live Guide

Tour Type

Tour Type

Historical Places

Group Size

Group Size

10 people

Languages

Languages

English

Overview

Explore the magnificent Elephanta caves. The outer caves were used as a place of Hindu worship until Portuguese rule was established. The caves further in are smaller and are Buddhist caves. The main cave, otherwise known as the Shiva Cave, contains numerous carvings throughout depicting various aspects of Lord Shiva including his wedding, his slaying of Andhaka and more. There is also a sculpture of the Trimurti in the main cave that is approximately 20 feet tall. Other wings of the caves have shrines dedicated to Shiva’s sons, Kartikeya and Ganesh. visit the Gateway of India, Mumbai's most iconic monument, built to welcome King George V and Queen Mary to India. Just around the corner from the Gateway of India is the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. The original building was commissioned by Jamshedji Tata and first opened its doors to guests on 16 December 1903. Explore Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj train station, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mumbai University, the Rajabai Clock Tower (the Big Ben of India), the Oval Maidan, where cricket, the most beloved sport of India is played. See Bombay High Court, a beautiful British heritage building and Asia’s largest open-air laundry at Dhobi Ghat, where clothes are washed in full public view. Stop to see Mani Bhavan, Mahatma Gandhi's residence in Mumbai. Visit the Jain temple, and Kamala Nehru Park and the Hanging Gardens near the Tower of Silence. Ride along Marine Drive, also known as The Queen’s Necklace, and see many British heritage buildings such as the Prince of Wales Museum, Maharashtra Police Headquarters, the Flora Fountain and Hutatma Chowk, the Telegraph Office, the India Post Office Building, the Kala Ghoda area, David Sassoon's Library and the National Gallery of Modern Art.

3 Reasons to Book this tour

  • Experience Mumbai Culture
  • Sail to the beautiful Elephanta Island
  • See many of Mumbai’s loveliest historic and religious sights

Itinerary

Start
Pick up from your Hotel / Residence / Airport / Cruise Port / Railway Station
Stop 1
Elephanta Island to explore Elephanta Caves
Stop 2
Explore the monuments and buildings of Mumbai - Gateway of India, Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj train station, Mumbai University, Rajabai Clock Tower (the Big Ben of India), Oval Maidan, Bombay High Court, Dhobi Ghat, Jain Temple, Kamala Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens, Marine Drive, Prince of Wales Museum, Maharashtra Police Headquarters, Flora Fountain, Hutatma Chowk, Telegraph Office, India Post Office Building, Kala Ghoda area, David Sassoon's Library and the National Gallery of Modern Art
End
Drop off to your Hotel / Residence / Airport / Cruise Port / Railway Station

Included / Excluded

  • Professional Tour Guide included in this tours and activitiesProfessional Tour Guide
  • Entrance Tickets included in this tours and activitiesEntrance Tickets
  • Pick up and Drop included in this tours and activitiesPick up and Drop
  • 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

  • Please dress modestly that covers shoulders and knees for women
  • 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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