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The Elephanta Caves are among the most beautiful, historically significant attractions in Mumbai. Situated on an island off the coast, this UNESCO World Heritage Site features multiple rock-hewn cave temples and statues dating back to around the 7th century AD, including a celebrated statue of Shiva in his three-faced form.

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Mumbai Elephanta Caves Private Half-Day Tour including Guide

Mumbai Elephanta Caves Private Half-Day Tour including Guide

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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. Explore the main Shiva Cave with its huge sculptures of Shiva and Hindu mythologies, and admire the smaller Buddhist caves as your guide shares their history. Ferry and entrance tickets at own expense and option to include a family lunch.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Delightful Elephanta Caves Excursion Mumbai (Guided Half Day Sightseeing Tour)

Delightful Elephanta Caves Excursion Mumbai (Guided Half Day Sightseeing Tour)

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1. Experience the Elephanta Caves located on Elephanta Island, seven major excavations in the area showcasing huge sculptures of Shiva, Hindu mythologies and Buddhist caves. 2. Take toy train ride and at the plateau admire the complex and astoundingly detailed reliefs and carvings depicting narratives of the goddess Shiva; unique experience for you to remember for life and share with your family and friends. 3. By the end of the tour, you will develop a great perspective of the city, its culture, the life of a local and you will also get some great insider tips and tricks to save money and to explore the best of the city."
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.24
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$49.24
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Elephanta Caves Mumbai Excursion

Elephanta Caves Mumbai Excursion

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Meet your fluent English speaking guide at your hotel lobby, then head on towards to Gateway of India, We will take a ferry boat to reach Elephanta island & start the guided tour there. You can customize this private tour according to your requirements.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.66
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$45.66
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Private Full-Day Mumbai City Tour with Elephanta Caves Excursion

Private Full-Day Mumbai City Tour with Elephanta Caves Excursion

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Explore Mumbai and beyond on a private full-day tour that begins with an excursion to Elephanta Caves—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After touring the rock-carved temple caves, return to Mumbai for a comprehensive city tour that includes the Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus), Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai (Crawford Market), Marine Drive, the Hanging Gardens on Malabar Hill, the Gandhi Museum, Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, and the Prince of Wales Museum. Includes private guide and vehicle, and pickup and drop-off.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$172.00
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$172.00
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Elephanta Cave & Mumbai Chor Bazaar, the Thieves market tour

Elephanta Cave & Mumbai Chor Bazaar, the Thieves market tour

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Just a short boat ride away from Mumbai is the UNESCO-listed Elephant Island and its rock temples. Explore the caves that are dedicated to various Hindu gods and date as far back as the 5th century. After your ride back, take a tour of the Chor Bazaar, also known as the Thieves Market, and browse for items at rock bottom prices.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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$57.34
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$57.34
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Trip to Elephanta caves from Mumbai

Trip to Elephanta caves from Mumbai

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Get Ready to experience one of the amazing tours to Elephanta caves from Mumbai via a ferry ride. • Visit the Elephanta Caves; a UNESCO World Heritage site, accessible from the Gateway of India • Learn about the 7 cave excavations at Elephanta, all carved from solid basalt rock • Discover the temples which honor the Hindu God Shiva and contain many intricate sculptures • A fun journey to the caves, learning about each of their features and the story behind each one • An English speaking guide will be available to help you with your tour
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Elephanta Tour with Mumbai Sightseeing Including AC vehicle

Elephanta Tour with Mumbai Sightseeing Including AC vehicle

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Mumbai is considered among India’s must-see cities, but mastering the public transport system to explore independently takes up valuable sightseeing time. On this tour, begin with pickup at your hotel and explore Mumbai in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle. Learn the secrets of top attractions including Dhobi Ghat, the Gateway of India, and the elegant Victoria Terminus building from your private guide
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.67
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$138.67
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Elephanta Caves Tour

Elephanta Caves Tour

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The Peripheral culture and heritage of Mumbai yet remain to be unaffected. Being just 34 km away from Gateway of Mumbai lays the hidden beauty of Elephanta Caves. These historic caves have attracted millions of tourist with its worthy while charming right from 7th Century AD. In order to reach here, it is required to take the help of ferry boats. Most fascinating spots that are worth exploring are enchanting caves of Lord Shiva and various sculpted forms of Natrajaya.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Elephanta Caves Tour including Lunch and Transport

Elephanta Caves Tour including Lunch and Transport

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Elephanta caves are one of the most Enigmatic, fascinating and Extraordinary heritage sites in India as these caves are surrounded by water on all sides. The peaceful Elephanta island stands in stark contrast to the hectic and noisy Mumbai City. It is a 60 minutes enjoyable boat journey / Ferry ride from the Gateway of India.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
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$180.00

2 Days of Exploring Mumbai's Best: Heritage Walk, Khaugully, Dharavi & Elephanta

2 Days of Exploring Mumbai's Best: Heritage Walk, Khaugully, Dharavi & Elephanta

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It is a tour that gives you a peek into Mumbai's hidden architecture, food and community stories. The guest will get to see a part of Mumbai which is famous but stories that are untold.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$296.64
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$296.64
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Elephanta Island Tour in Private Vehicle

Elephanta Island Tour in Private Vehicle

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Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. They are located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Mahārāshtra. Trimurti is the most renowned sculpture in mandapa of the Great Cave is Trimurti (Trimurthy) – sculpture with three faces of Shiva. It is located on the south wall of mandapa and is 6.1 m high. Trimurti resembles a Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh (Shiva) – royal insignia of Rashtrakutas.
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  • 6 to 8 minutes
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$62.00
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$62.00
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Dabbawala Tour With Elephanta Caves Tour

Dabbawala Tour With Elephanta Caves Tour

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The UNESCO–listed Elephanta Caves are widely considered among Mumbai’s must-see attractions, but exploring independently means missing their 7th-century history. On this tour, begin with pickup at your Mumbai hotel and visit the Elephanta Caves with your guide. Learn of powerful deities like Lord Shiva, and decipher panels depicting stages of his life. Along the way, find out how Mumbai’s hard-working dabbawalas keep the city ticking.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
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$96.00
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$96.00
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Ancient Caves with Temple & Backwater (16 Days)

Ancient Caves with Temple & Backwater (16 Days)

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On this 16 days tour explore the Ancient Caves of Ajanta & Ellora, visit the marvelous Temple of South India, and rejuvenate in the Backwater of Kerala. You will also visit Hyderabad the city blessed with extraordinary wealth of historic monuments. All airport transfers, sightseeing and excursion will be provide in an air conditioned vehicle, with private government licences local tour guide in each city. You will travel in flight on Mumbai - Aurangabad - Hyderabad - Chennai sectors.
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  • 16 days
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$2,940.08
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$2,940.08
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Across the Heart of India (25 Days)

Across the Heart of India (25 Days)

Travelling across central India from Mumbai on the Arabian Sea to Aurangabad a superb base to visit the breathtaking cave sculptures and carvings at Ellora and Ajanta. Hyderabad bleased with extraordinary wealth of historic monuments. Bodhgaya where Buddha achieved enlightenment while sitting under a bodhi tree. Varanasi the spiritual capital of India, and one of the oldest cities on earth, where you can see bathing and cremations by the sacred River Ganges. Lucknow famous for its manners and hospitality. Khajuraho medieval temple complex decorated with the most eye-popping array of erotica you’ll find on any religious building anywhere.Agra witness the immortal beauty of the Taj Mahal. Jaipur royal Rajput citadel with colorfull bazar. And Delhi bleased with many momuments of Mughals Era.
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  • 25 days
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$4,880.72
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$4,880.72
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Mumbai One Day Sightseeing Tour with Elephanta Caves

Mumbai One Day Sightseeing Tour with Elephanta Caves

Morning 9.00 AM our guide will pick-up your from your hotel, and proceed for a guided tour of Mumbai ‘The City that Never Sleeps’. The first spot is at Mumbai harbor where you will take a ferry ride to Elephanta Island, explore the heritage site famous for the ancient caves - which were used during 5th century BC. Later in the afternoon, take a ferry back to the land. After lunch at any restaurant, you will be taken to Gateway of India for photoshoot and sightseeing. Later, you will be taken to Prince of Wales Museum. You can find interesting artifacts of Indus Valley civilization here. Later visit Mani Bhavan, a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi. Later our representative will transfer you back to your hotel in Mumbai.
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  • 8 hours
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$106.67
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$106.67
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Excursion to Elephanta Caves

Excursion to Elephanta Caves

Dating back between the 5th and 8th centuries, the Elephanta Caves in Mumbai are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that represents the diorama of the Hindu and Buddhist culture dilating from the rock cut sculptures. It is safely nestled in an island on the harbor channel of Mumbai. The tour include ferry transfer, English speaking guide service an entrances to monuments.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.76
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$175.76
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Ancient Caves, Forts, Taj & Temples (14 Days)

Ancient Caves, Forts, Taj & Temples (14 Days)

The 14 days tour exploring numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ancient caves paintings, fort palaces & temples will provide the glimpses on India in real. The Itinerary cover the sightseeing of historical places in Mumbai, visit to Ajanta caves, Ellora Caves, Daulatabad fort and Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga in Aurangabad. It combined with The popular golden triangle of India Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, these destination provide you a slice of British, Rajputana and Mughal royalty on the same platter. Witness the immortal beauty of the Taj Mahal, visit the graceful chhatris of Orchha and the sensuous moods of the temples of Khajuraho. Make your way through the sacred city of Varanasi and cruise on the River Ganges to observe ancient spiritual rites.
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  • 14 days
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$2,723.76
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$2,723.76
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Mumbai- Transfers+Hotel+Sightseeing (3 Days)

Mumbai- Transfers+Hotel+Sightseeing (3 Days)

This package is specially designed for the travelers who would like to book the city tour with airport transfers, sightseeing and accommodation. This tour include private airport transfer with assistance, 2 Nights hotels accommodation with breakfast, 1 full day guided city tour with monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
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  • 3 days
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$475.28
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$475.28
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Highlights of West India (Mumbai to Statue of Unity) (10 Days)

Highlights of West India (Mumbai to Statue of Unity) (10 Days)

10 Day private tour will begin in Mumbai a city famous as the heart of the Bollywood film industry and economic nerve center. Fly to Aurangabad and get up close look at the stunning Ajanta and Ellora Caves two unique UNESCO World Heritage sites. Fly to Udaipur explore a series of artificial lakes and & lavish royal residences. Drive to the heritage city Ahmedabad, visit the magnificent Rani ki Vav Stepwell & sun-temple. Further drive to Vadodara visit Lakshmi Vilas Palace reputed to have been the largest private dwelling built till date. Also visit Statue of Unity world's tallest statue with a height of 182 meters.
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  • 10 days
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$1,954.00
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$1,954.00
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Tiger Safari & Marvelous Monuments of India

Tiger Safari & Marvelous Monuments of India

Tiger Safari & Marvelous Monuments of India tour will begin with pick up from Delhi airport. Explore Mumbai, India financial powerhouse, dotted with colonial era buildings & cave temples. Then fly to Jabalpur and begin the wildlife exploration visiting some famous national park having the largest number of tiger population. Embark on enthralling jeep safari in dense forest of Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Pench & Satpura National Parks. Continue to explore the Paleolithic age Bhimbetka rock shelters, Sanchi Buddhist stupas, Bhopal city & wetland. Travel by train to Agra and witness the immortal beauty of the Taj Mahal. Next visit the historic city Delhi & its Mughal monuments. At the end we will drop off you at Delhi airport.
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  • 16 days
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$4,296.54
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$4,296.54
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Mumbai to Goa - The Konkan Cost (9 Days)

Mumbai to Goa - The Konkan Cost (9 Days)

Witness the unexplored beauty of coastal Maharashtra on this 600 kms long road trip. We will follow the Coastal Highway, the road which runs parallel to the coast, having beaches which are unexplored and untouched, temples adjoining the sea, ghats wherein one gets the amazing view of sea, bad roads, excellent roads, ferry crossings, bridges, etc. For those who love road trips and beaches, coastal Maharashtra has everything. Roads covered with coconut trees and an inviting smell of the sea, taking the intrepid closer to the rural charms of flourishing fishing villages and strange regional delicacies, with adventure water sports as a highlighted bonus. What’s better is that the road offers an ever-changing landscape at every 50 km, shifts from high cliffs to beach-side drives to isolated hilltops barren with red laterite soil.
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  • 9 days
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$1,751.36
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$1,751.36
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3 Days 2 Nights Mumbai City Tour

3 Days 2 Nights Mumbai City Tour

Mumbai or ‘The City that Never Sleeps’, is one of the marvellous cities to visit India. The heavily urbanised city of Maharashtra has something in store for everyone- from backpackers and devotees to tourists who love to spend on expensive hotels and restaurants.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$467.00
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$467.00

Deep South of India - Kerala and Tamil Nadul

Deep South of India - Kerala and Tamil Nadul

South India It is a land with beautiful temples reflecting how strongly its religion has been interwoven into the life of its people. Enjoy this Indian dreamscape surrounded with coconut palm trees, beaches, mesmerizing backwaters, and colourful traditions to make you live an unforgettable destination. Visited cities: Cochin, Alleppey, Thekkady, Munnar, Madurai, Thanjour, Pondicherry, Mahabalipuram & Mumbai
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  • 17 days
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$1,600.00
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$1,600.00

Full-Day City Tour of Mumbai visit Elephanta & Dharavi Slum

Full-Day City Tour of Mumbai visit Elephanta & Dharavi Slum

Experience different perspectives on Mumbai during a private full-day tour that includes two UNESCO World Heritage sites and a Dharavi slum walking tour. Your private guide helps you to navigate the busy city and provides commentary as you visit the Elephanta Caves complex, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Dharavi slum, and the Gateway of India. Includes private vehicle, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 to 9 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.00
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$88.00

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Should I book Elephanta Caves tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Elephanta Caves can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Elephanta Caves 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Elephanta Caves costs USD 45.66. Guided Elephanta Caves tours start around USD 45.66 per person.
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