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Sightseeing tour with Elephanta cave tour

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    Stop At: Elephanta Caves, Mumbai India

    After an hour long boat ride to Elephanta Island, explore the magnificent caves. The outer caves were used as a place of Hindu worship until Portuguese rule was established. The caves further in are smaller and are Buddhist caves.

    The main cave, otherwise known as the Shiva Cave, contains numerous carvings throughout depicting various aspects of Lord Shiva including his wedding, his slaying of Andhaka and more. There is also a sculpture of the Trimurti in the main cave that is approximately 20 feet tall. Other wings of the caves have shrines dedicated to Shiva’s sons, Kartikeya and Ganesh.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Gateway Of India Mumbai, Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India

    Mumbai's most famous monument; it was built to welcome King George V and Queen Mary into India

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Taj Mahal Palace, Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India

    The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, is a heritage, five-star, luxury hotel built in the Saracenic Revival style in the Colaba region of Mumbai

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: CST LOCAL TRAIN STATION, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India

    The station was designed by Frederick William Stevens according to the concept of Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and meant to be a similar revival of Indian Goth (classical era) architecture.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: University of Mumbai Library, M.G. Road Fort, Mumbai 400032 India

    Mumbai University, the British heritage building built in 1857

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Rajabai Clock Tower, Bombay University, Mumbai 400001 India

    The tower is part of The Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai, which was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 2018.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Dhobi Ghat, Dr. E. Moses Rd. near Mahalakshmi Station, Mumbai India

    Largest open air laundry “Dhobi Ghat” where clothes are washed in full view of public

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Bombay High Court, Fort Dr Kane Rd High Court Building, Mumbai 400032 India

    Bombay High Court is one of the oldest High Courts of India. It is located in Bombay.

    Stop At: 19 Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum Laburnam Rd Gamdevi, Mumbai 400007 India

    Mani Bhavan is a museum and historical building dedicated to Gandhi. Mani Bhavan was the focal point of Gandhi's political activities in Mumbai between 1917 and 1934.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kamala Nehru Park, Babulnath, Dadi Sheth Wadi, Malabar Hill, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400006, India

    Kamala Nehru Park (Skyline view of the city & Old woman's shoe)

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Jain Temple - Mumbai, Ridge Road Walkeshwar, Mumbai India

    Historic Jain place of worship with intricate stone carvings & a dome painted with the zodiac.


    Pass By: Marine Drive, Chaupati, Mumbai 400021 India

    Drive around Marine Drive (known as the “Queens Necklace”),

    Pass By: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, 159-161, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Lion Gate, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400023, India

    The Prince of Wales Museum, now commonly known as 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya', was established during the early 20th century

    Pass By: Flora Fountain, MG Rd at Veer Nariman Rd, Mumbai India

    lora Fountain, at the Hutatma Chowk, is an ornamentally and exquisitely sculpted architectural heritage monument.

    Pass By: David Sassoon Library and Reading Room, 152 David Sassoon Library Marg Library Marg, Fort, Mumbai 400001 India

    The David Sassoon Library is the name of a famous library and heritage structure in Mumbai, India. The idea for a library to be situated in the center of the city was the brainchild of Albert Sassoon, son of the famous Baghdadi Jewish philanthropist, David Sassoon.
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from your accommodation

    Airports

    • Mumbai Airport, Maharashtra 400099, Mumbai India


    Ports
    Alexander Dock(Green Gate)
    Duration
    6h
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    Your Accommodation in Mumbai
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • ferry cost
    • Mini train, toll
    • Bottled water
    • Guide and driver
    • Entry/Admission - Elephanta Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date , tour or full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed January 29, 2019

    Wasnt really sure what to expect, but booked the tour prior to leaving the UK, it was a full day (longer than the 5 hours stated), but traffic was bad due to a marathon !! the guide on the island actually lives there, he told...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank wirley1066
    MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

    Dear wirley1066, Thanks alot for spending time to write a review and comment on our Island Guide Samir See you soon!!!

    Reviewed November 18, 2018

    Thank to the different guide during the tour we discover all the best part of Mumbai. Shailesh, Gid, and all the guide will give you nice explanation of Mumbai.

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank Pioneer13875753742
    MysticalMumbaiTours, Manager at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

    Thanks you so much for your lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour.

    Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

    This is a perfect tour for a tour that covers the highlights of the city and a tour of Elephanta caves.

    1  Thank Jdude919
    MysticalMumbaiTours, Owner at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2019

    Dear Jdude919, Thanks for review!!!

    Reviewed June 22, 2018

    This trip, was pretty good. Great views, we took a lot of pictures. caves were amasing, mumbai is a very vibrant. but we got tired fast. Thanks to our tourguide he had few bottles with himself.

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank nabiHey
    MysticalMumbai, Guest Relations Manager at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

    Thanks very much for your review! ! But I'm really glad you had a good time! All the best, and get in touch if you would like to do another tour in the future.

    Reviewed June 14, 2018

    I took this tour on my one spare day in Mumbai, and I'm so glad I did. I took the full day tour, with the caves in the morning and a Mumbai tour in the afternoon, and whilst I was with a group for the...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    1  Thank dragon2804
    MysticalMumbai, Guest Relations Manager at Mystical Mumbai, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

    Thanks very much for your review! ! But I'm really glad you had a good time! All the best, and get in touch if you would like to do another tour in the future.

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