The oldest structures in the Mumbai archipelago - the 7th century Elephanta caves, and part of the Walkeshwar temple complex which date back to the Silhara dynasty (9th to 13th century AD) are in the south

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Private Tour: Kanheri Caves, Elephanta Caves or Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai

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Journey back in time on this private tour from Mumbai to ancient Indian rock-cut caves. You hav...

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Half-Day Mumbai Elephanta Caves Tour

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 4 hour

$63

Tour the Elephanta Caves or “City of Caves,” on a unique island close to Bombay. See a collection of...

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Elephanta Caves Guided Tour from Mumbai

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 4 hour

$22

Elephanta Island was a powerful capital of coastal kingdom and today stands as magnificent relic ric...

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Private Elephanta Caves Tour

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 4 hours

$45

Visit the Elephanta Caves on this 4-hour tour. Explore the larger Hindu caves, the smaller Budd...

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World Famous Ancientness Elephanta Caves Tour with Toy Train Ride

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   5 hours

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An hour-long ferry ride from Mumbai reaches you to the Elephanta Island, a representative of th...

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Private Full-Day Mumbai City Tour with Elephanta Caves Excursion

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    10 hours

$88

Discover some of the city's most popular destinations on this 10-hour tour including an excursi...

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Private Tour: Customizable Mumbai Sightseeing Including Elephanta Caves or Kanheri Caves

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   8 hours

$95

Cruise around Mumbai in an air-conditioned private vehicle during a customizable ...

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Private Elephanta Caves Tour Including Classical Dance Performance in Mumbai

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   6 hours

$80

Take a glimpse into the culture and legacy of Mumbai with this 6-hour private tour. Visit the Eleph...

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Mumbai: Ancient Elephanta Caves Tour w/ Ride of Toy Train

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   6 hour

$39

An hour-long ferry ride from Mumbai will take you to Elephanta Island. This island houses the ancien...

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Private Half-Day Elephanta Caves Excursion from Mumbai

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   6 hours

$76

Discover the wonders of Elephanta Caves on a half-day tour from Mumbai, led by a professional g...

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Private Elephanta Caves Tour

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   6 hours

$167

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Visit the Elephanta Caves (natively known as Gharapurichi Leni), a network of sculpted caves located...

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Mumbai Morning Tour Including the Gateway of India, the Elephanta Caves and a Mumbai-Style Breakfast

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   5 hours 18 minutes

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Guided Elephanta Caves Tour

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 3 to 4 hrs

$26

UNESCO World Heritage Site Elephanta Caves is a must-see destination for history buffs or archa...

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Excursion to Elephanta Caves from Mumbai

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 5 to 6 hrs

$96

Deep, dark and mysterious -- there is a secretive lure to ancient caves that eludes the brightness ...

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Mumbai Day Tour With Elephanta Caves

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 9 to 10 hrs

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Explore the Mumbai full day city tour begins with an excursion to Elephanta Caves — a UNESCO World ...

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Excursion tour of Elephanta Caves in Mumbai

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   5 hours

$59

A cruise through Mumbai Harbor brings you to the rock cut cave temples on Elephan...

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Mumbai Gateway of India and Elephanta Caves Morning Tour

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   5 hour

$40

The effervescent city of Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra never fails to amaze its visitors. See M...

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Mumbai City & Elephanta Caves Full-Day Tour

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    10 hour

$265

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Explore Mumbai’s main sights on a detailed full-day tour. Discover bustling streets and stop at attr...

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Elephanta Caves, Mumbai

The oldest structures in the Mumbai archipelago - the 7th century Elephanta caves, and part of the Walkeshwar temple complex which date back to the Silhara dynasty (9th to 13th century AD) are in the south.

The oldest structures in the Mumbai archipelago - the 7th century Elephanta caves, and part of the Walkeshwar temple complex which date back to the Silhara dynasty (9th to 13th century AD) are in the south. The famous Trimurti of Shiva with 3 faces is one of the most important sculptures in the Elephanta complex, with a lot of associated Hindu symbolism. To reach here, take a ferry from the Gateway of India, which was built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of king George V and Queen Mary for the Darbar at Delhi.


Hours

Sun

9:00

17:00

Mon

Closed

Tue

9:00

17:00

Wed

9:00

17:00

Thu

9:00

17:00

Fri

9:00

17:00

Sat

9:00

17:00

About Elephanta Caves

 Mumbai, MH, India

 +91 22 2204 4040

 www.maharashtratourism.gov.in

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