The Elephanta Caves are a great tourist attraction in the vicinity of the large Mumbai meteropolis. The Elephanta island is located 10 km away from the Gateway of India at Mumbai. These caves house rock cut temples dating back to the 5th century CE.
The Elephanta island was so named by the Portuguese, after the statue of an elephant near the landing area of the island. These rock cut temples dedicated to Shiva Mahadeva are rich in sculptural content. . .
What is included in the tour
• English Speaking Local Guide
• Aircon Car and Driver
• Ferry Ride Tickets
• Elephanta Entrance Ticket
• Toll, Tax and Parking
• Hotel Pickup & Drop
What is NOT included in the tour
• Lunch or Dinner or personal expenses.
• Anything which is not mentioned in the Inclusion part.
• Tips & Gratuities (Optional)
The caves are network of sculpted caves. They are two groups of caves Hindu and Buddhist caves. Hindu caves contain wonderful sculptures of lord shiva dated back to the 5th & 8th century.
Visit the Holly & Romantic place and learn more about the Hindu Gods.
You will be picked up from your hotel or pickup point and taken to the Gateway of India in Mumbai. From here, cruise by ferry to reach the Elephanta Caves.
On your arrival at the island you will proceed to the Elephanta Caves, which contain a collection of rock art linked to the sect of Shiva. At Elephanta, Indian art found one of its most perfect expressions, particularly in the huge and high reliefs of the main cave.
There are 7 cave excavations in the Elephanta group, all craved from solid basalt rock and dating from approximately the 6th through 7th-Centuries A. D. Among the cave excavations, Cave 1 is the most impressive, representing a superb example of evolved Brahmanical rock-cut architecture. . .
Later back to Mumbai via Ferry & Drop back to hotel for Relaxation. . .
Your Accommodation in Mumbai or ChurchGate Station Near Ticket Counter,
Or Regal Cinema Opp;
ChurchGate Station Or Victoria Terminal Station Near Ticket Counter (CST)
Or any of this place which is close and easy for you…