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Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves, Elephanta Island, India
+91 98677 07414
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Private Elephanta Caves Tour
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World Famous Ancientness Elephanta Caves Tour with Toy Train Ride
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Mumbai Elephenta Caves Private Tour
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Elephanta Caves are situated on Elephanta Island about 7 kms from Mumbai’s mainland shore. The caves can be reached by an approx. 1-hour boat ride from Gateway of India.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
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“an hour” (160 reviews)
“toy train” (117 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Elephanta Caves, Elephanta Island, India
+91 98677 07414
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s one day picnic with family , facilities are quit improved. There is toy train too. Several good restaurants. Neat and clean place

Thank girish_dalvi1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful place. A must visit for students, history buffs, and every Indian. Not recommended on hot days. Suggested to carry food and water to the island. Chalukya restaurant operated by the state government provides decent food.

1  Thank Mathalai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to roam around. Very good caves with big trees in the midst of Arabian Sea.One can spent 3-4 hrs.

Thank nrjena
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to visit. It's on an island and you have to take a ferry from gateway of India and back. The seagulls will give you a pleasant company. It may not be a very enjoyable experience to visit this place during summer afternoons, but...More

Thank rexislove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely historical site. Very interesting statues. However, the place is packed with tourists (domestic and foreign). The steps up the hill look like a marketplace and not a historically significant place. But the prices are cheap (always haggle). The boat trip is too long and...More

Thank Akivz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A boat ride is there starting from gateway of india between every half an hours with the charges of 180/- per person if you want to sit on rooftop you have to give extra 10/- . Boat ride was good and it takes 45 mins...More

3  Thank Kumar S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While we were perspiring profusely walking under the hot sun, it makes you appreciate the history behind the caves. Amazing how the ancient people carved out beautiful monuments under such environment and conditions. A must sea! Boat ride especially the return trip is an added...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Elephanta Canves. Elephanta Canves are a great tourist attraction. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Caves are famous for their ancient rock cut temples dedicated to the Hindu and Buddhist traditions. It is great place to go

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place to hang out with friends or family very large and open place it is very good for knowledge for children and elders too. Overall a must visit place

Thank sukhbirkhalsa9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A long journey for not much to see. Entrance is 500R for white people, 30R for locals. Boat ride is 1hr, a few mokeys to see and old caves. Their is also a train from the boat to the caves if you don't want to...More

Thank Rupert A
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Kristel C
16 August 2017|
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Response from VIPIN_GOEL_TP_Impex | Reviewed this property |
You have to buy ticket for you at Gate Way of India. Many small ships/boats are there. No need for special or prior booking.
1 August 2017|
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Response from chitwan7874 | Reviewed this property |
Near elephanta caves there are no hotels but lots of restaurants where you can take rest and the visit of elephanta caves for 4 to hours