- Located on an island off the coast of Mumbai, the Elephanta Caves are rock-cut temples, some dating back to the second century BC. Learn about the legendary Buddhist and Hindu UNESCO-World Heritage Site—known as the “City of Caves”—during this guided tour, which covers the main temples dedicated to Shiva as well as smaller, off-the-beaten-track shrines.
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Mumbai Elephanta Caves Private Half-Day Tour including Guide. star-4.5. 74. Rewind to Mumbai’s pre-colonial days on a private half-day tour of the Elephanta Caves. With a private guide, ride a ferry to Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbor, and explore its UNESCO-listed caves and rock art, believed to date from the 500s.
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- Mumbai, Maharashtra
Overview. Located on an island off the coast of Mumbai, the Elephanta Caves are rock-cut temples, some dating back to the second century BC. Learn about the legendary Buddhist and Hindu UNESCO-World Heritage Site—known as the “City of Caves”—during this guided tour, which covers the main temples dedicated to Shiva as well as smaller, off-the-beaten-track shrines.
- Mystical Mumbai
The island is about an hour away by boat ride from Gateway of India. Elephanta Island houses caves known as Elephanta Caves in the Arabian Sea near Mumbai, India. These caves are rock cut temple/statues of Lord Shiva, Ganesha, Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh dating back to the 5th century. Elephanta Island was named by the Portuguese, after the statue of an Elephant was seen near the landing area of the island.
Elephanta Caves Accessible by ferry and situated 10 km from the Gateway of India, Elephanta islands hides the magnificent Elephanta caves. Getting its name by the Portuguese who saw a statue of an elephant at the landing area of the island, the caves, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, have been dated since the 5th or 7th century!
On this tour, explore the caves of Elephanta Island, a UNESCO World Heritage site with a guide from Gharapuri, a small village on the south side of the island. Full Description After an hour long boat ride to Elephanta Island from the Gateway of India, explore the magnificent caves.
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Explore an ancient Elephanta Caves. Experience the Ferry ride to Elephanta Caves. Short train ride at Elephanta Caves. Get a chance to visit "Gandhi museum or Mani Bhawan".
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