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Address: Karli, Lonavala, India
Phone Number: +91 97664 25981
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USD 82.00*
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Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai
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Private Day Tour: Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai

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VISIT THE BUDDHIST BHIKSHU RESIDENCES

The caves are at good location and worth visit. You will have to walk and climb on well made stairs. The carving on stone are good to see.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Shashikant B
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Noida
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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is about 15 mins drive from Lonavala and the road going on mountain is nightmare because of it's steep height. On any turn, if something comes from opposite direction then firstly it will be difficult to hold your car at that point and secondly but most important you need to be expert enough to again drive your car further,... More 

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Noida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The caves are at good location and worth visit. You will have to walk and climb on well made stairs. The carving on stone are good to see.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The approach road and parking is a nightmare. All is forgotten once you climb the long winding steps and reach the monument. Kalra caves leaves you in awe at Buddhist architectural skills as the cavernous main hall allows you to inspect curved wooden beams supporting the rocky roofing and a sense of calm surrounds you the minute you step into... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is bit away from lonavala town. Auto charged us 500 Rs. with 2 hours waiting... caves have almost 300 steps and temple just beside it. Nice view from the area and cool breeze made it worth visiting. We visited it on diwali day so, it was over crowded. ....

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Surat, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went there 2 to 3 times on curvy roads but just could nto see the place, there is no proper guidance there , heard its good but just wasted time

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wear comfortable sports shoes for the climb,lots of stalls on way .Avoid going in afternoon preferably early morning is good,be ready to climb 200 stairs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

people visiting Lonavla tend to miss this fantastic place. You need to proceed towards Pune in the Mumbai-Pune old Highway to reach this place. The place holds a significant history behind it. Karla Caves are one of the ancient caves in India that follows the mixed Indian and Buddhists style of rock-carved caves architecture. These ancient Buddhist shrines were developed... More 

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Surat, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good outing activity. One has to walk so many stairs after a point by car. Walk way is filled with shops

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The caves are located at a distance of 15kms from Lonavla city centre. It's on the old Mumbai Pune road and delight to ride towards. Karla caves is maintained by the archeological survey of India and they charge minimal amounts from Indian tourists to visit the place. The money collected is spent on taking care of this site. You can... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here on a sunny afternoon, the hike took about 20 mins and it includes all steps only. I found this place as the most peaceful place to visit. we did take some time to relax in the cave bedrooms.

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