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Mumbai: Private Day Tour with Elephanta Caves

Product ID: 388283
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See Mumbai's most beautiful destinations and tourist attractions along with the Elephanta Caves in this 8-hour tour. Create a day to remember together with your English speaking at one of the world's most colorful cities.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting times 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Hindi

Pickup optional

Please wait in the hotel lobby at the concierge 15 minutes before your scheduled pickup time with a flag with "GetYourGuide" Logo.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a day with local insights of the fascinating Mumbai
  • Visit many must-visit spots in a well-arranged tour, including the Dhobi Ghat, Mani Bhavan and more
  • Visit the UNESCO heritage site of Elephanta Cave
Full description
Explore Mumbai's most stunning locations and tourist attractions in this eight-hour tour with an English speaking guide.

Start the day with a pickup and head towards the gateway of India for the ferry to Elephanta Caves. Enjoy the must-see destination for history lovers. 

After an-hour ferry ride climb 120 steps to the plateau where the caves can be entered. There are seven major excavations in the area, and you'll be able to explore the history behind the artifacts and structures found inside. Explore the hall which is supported by huge pillars and this masterpiece of 6th-century architecture. 

Discover 3 caves and learn about India's religious history. Each cave has a unique feature: one is a large Hindu Cave, the other is a Buddhist cave, and the final one is a cave dedicated to the God Shiva with a massive three-headed Shiva sculpture. After the Elephanta Caves, go back to explore Mumbai, starting with the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel and the Gate Way of India. 

Head to the UNESCO World Heritage Site and see the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Train Station. Continue towards Crawford Market, a British era market that has been standing for over a century and a great place to see an array of spices. 

Visit Mahatma Gandhi's residence (Mani Bhavan) and head to Malabar Hill to witness the Banganga water tank and take a breathtaking view of the Queen's Necklace below at Kamala Nehru Park.
On your way back see another spectacular panorama along the marine drive and visit a temple in Mumbai.

Before ending the tour take a train ride with the Mumbai train and experience what the locals call the lifeline of Mumbai. Your guide shows you Dhobighat, a colorful landmark outdoor laundry where hundreds of workers wash and dry huge quantities of clothing.

Your tour will end by driving back to your hotel by taking all the extraordinary memories along with you.
Includes
  • Private tour
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Ferry Tickets to/from Elephanta Caves
  • Entry fee and village taxes
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Lunch/evening snacks (optional for add on)
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expense
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your guide is waiting for you with a sign of the lead traveller's name.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note that there is no elevator, you will climb more than 100 steps to reach the top of the Elephanta Caves

From US$ 105.67 per person

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Amaze Tours

Product ID: 388283