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    Elephanta Caves
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Pick up from Mumbai Hotel / Airport Today excursion to Elephenta caves About ten kilometers north east of Apollo Bunder lies the island of Elephanta, the glorious abode of Lord Shiva. An epitome of Hindu cave culture, Elephanta consists of seven caves of which the most notable is the Mahesa-murti cave. It has a very impressive size with a main body of 27 meters square supported by rows of six columns each. The main temple consists of a large pillared mandapa (hall) and a freestanding square shrine at the west end of the hall. The pillars and reliefs in the cave are gigantic in scale. Set in various niches are a number of large reliefs depicting different aspects of Shaivaite iconography. Around the perimeter of the cave are sculptured compartments in this cave with images from the Hindu mythology. They depict Lord Shiva as Andhakasuravadha, impaling the demon of darkness, as Kalyanasundara-the gentle loving god, as Ardhanarishwara, Shiva and Shakti, male and female, Nataraja-Shiva as the cosmic dancer and as Ravana anugraha -the destroyer of enemies. Later drop to Mumbai hotel / Airport
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Arrival pick up from Mumbai Hotel / Airport
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Elephanta Cave tour with private local guide
  • Monument Entrances as per itinerary (For one visit only)
  • Return Ferry ticket between Gateway of India and Elephanta Island
  • Pick up & drop from Mumbai Hotel / Airport to Gateway of India & back by AC Vehicle
  • All current applicable taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Elephanta Caves
Exclusions
  • Any accommodation in Mumbai
  • Air Fare / Airport Taxes/ Visa.
  • Personal nature Expenses i.e. Telephone calls, Laundry, soft / hard drinks, meals, tipping
  • Any camera fee (wherever Applicable)
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Any other expense not mentioned in the "Includes".
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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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By: Glimpses of India
3 reviews
180bharatb
Noida, India
41
Nice place to visit
A beautiful and historical place where one can feel proud to know the our very rich and civilized history.
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Bibz1991
Ernakulam, India
132
Mahabalipuram
Shore Temple, Pancha radas, Decent of the gangas, Group of monuments Krishnas butterball Take bus on ecr road to
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CMWNZ
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
242
A really special experience
A tranquil place to stroll around and enjoy the fresh air from the lake , but the best time is evening when it is
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  • Duration: 5h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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