Private tour

Mumbai: Elephanta Island and Mumbai City Tour

Mumbai: Elephanta Island and Mumbai City Tour

From US$ 170 per person

Venture away from the busy city of Mumbai and take a ferry ride to the nearby Elephant Caves. Take a tour around the 2,000-year-old caves that are dedicated to various Hindu gods, before enjoying a city tour of the highlights of Mumbai.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your Mumbai accommodation.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a tour from Mumbai City to Elephant Island
  • See the ancient caves complete with sculptures carved into the rock
  • Learn about the area's history from your tour guide
  • Visit the top attractions of Mumbai
Full description
You will be picked up from a location of your choice in Mumbai, before driving to the "Gateway of India". From there you will take a 1-hour ferry to Elephanta Island, where upon arrival you will take a train which, will prove to be a fun and quirky way to travel. Following that you will proceed to the Elephanta Caves, which contain a collection of rock art linked to the sect of Shiv. You will have an hour to explore the caves, also seeing the sculpted images of Kalyansundara, Gangadhara, and Ardhanriswara. Following that you will board the ferry once more to head back to Mumbai where your Mumbai city tour begins. Throughout your city tour you will visit all of the top attractions on any traveler’s itinerary to Mumbai. You will explore the Taj Mahal Palace, Dhobi Ghat, Town Hall, the Victoria Terminus, the Municipal Building, Marine Drive, Nariman Point, Chowpatty Beach, Hanging Garden, and Mani Bhavan. It is an ideal tour to learn about the history and culture of Mumbai as you introduce yourself to this wonderful city.
Includes
  • Ferry ride
  • Local guide
  • Tour escort
  • Bottled water
  • Refreshments
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Monument entrance fees ($10USD per person)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  •  The Elephanta Caves are closed on Mondays and during the monsoon season (July to August)
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