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Elephanta Caves Tour provided by Linda Tours Mumbai

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 21-03-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 21-03-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The Peripheral culture and heritage of Mumbai yet remain to be unaffected. Being just 34 km away from Gateway of Mumbai lays the hidden beauty of Elephanta Caves. These historic caves have attracted millions of tourist with its worthy while charming right from 7th Century AD. In order to reach here, it is required to take the help of ferry boats. Most fascinating spots that are worth exploring are enchanting caves of Lord Shiva and various sculpted forms of Natrajaya.
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    Elephanta Caves
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
    Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. They are located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri (literally "the city of caves") in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Mahārāshtra. The island, located offshore about 2 kilometers (1.2 mi) west of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port, consists of five Hindu caves and a few Buddhist stupa mounds that date back to the 2nd century BCE, as well as a small group of two Buddhist caves with water tanks.
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Duration
4–5 hours
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • WiFi on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Elephanta Caves
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers 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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whereamI2day wrote a review Mar. 2020
Worcester Park, United Kingdom833 contributions173 helpful votes
I made contact with Linda Tours before we'd left the UK to ask advice on what we should/could see over our two days in the city. They were very helpful ad quick to reply. We were met promptly driven to the departure point for the boat and accompanied by our guide to The
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Linda T, Public Relations Manager at Elephanta Caves Tour
Responded Mar. 19, 2020
Hello Madam, Thank you for taking your time for the review. we love to hear from you about our team and services. we really appreciate it and hope to see you soon, take care!” Linda Tours Mumbai
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Travelwithrick wrote a review Jan. 2020
Chicago, Illinois47 contributions15 helpful votes
this tour was excellent. The guide was extremely knowledgeable about Elephanta Island, and spoke English very well. He helped me to swiftly get my tickets and how to maneuver the sites. He also helped me through the crowds to get a good seat on the return ferry. Living on the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Linda T, Guest Relations Manager at Elephanta Caves Tour
Responded Jan. 24, 2020
Hi Sir, Thanks for your review and valuable time for writing such great words for our services. Thanks a lot
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Philip Bernardino wrote a review Nov. 2019
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I had booked a ride to Elephanta Island with Dipen for myself and some work colleagues. Unfortunately, when we arrived at the Gateway to India the ferries were not operating due to a typhoon alert. Without hesitation we rearranged our itinerary to include a quick city and
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Linda T, Guest Relations Manager at Elephanta Caves Tour
Responded Dec. 10, 2019
Hi Philip sir, Thanks Your kind words and your valuable time for writing Review. Thanks
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By: Linda Tours Mumbai
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Harshil Raghwani
Linda Tours and it's drivers Dipen, Arun, Ajay and Anil have been an exceptional team that has helped us during our
Gauri5557
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Best service provider Great experience
We had a great experience with Linda tours in Mumbai City. The driver (Rajput) was best,was very helpful and great
igolfCA
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Highly recommend full day tour!
We booked the full day tour because we were on a cruise ship and wanted to see everything possible in the amount of
igolfCA
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Great tour!
We were met at the cruise terminal gate by our driver who then drove us to Dharavi Slum. Upon arriving, we met our
adityainc
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Too good
Great tour provider for seeing around Mumbai in a day specially the beach area which is worth memorable.
mateic437
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Thank you Rahim&Ajay for everything!
Very thankful to our guide Rahim and driver Ajay for going out of their way to accommodate all our wishes and show
whereamI2day
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Had an absolutely brilliant time with Linda tours.
Our guide had been with us the day before and put together a tour reflecting our sporting interests. He also took u
roy200881
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Perfect private sightseeing tour!!
We had one day in mombai. And we want to see as mach as we can. We took the private sightseeing tour with mr. Dep
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Tourto Ellora Caves
If you go to Mumbai.. you must visit the Ellora Caves with one nigth there ... os worth the visit....also we did th
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Great full Day in Mumbai
Das an Excellent tour visiting the best of Mumbai... de enjoyed a lot and the driver was an Excellent Professional
ROBINJ689
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Outstanding tour with Dipen
My wife and I had an excellent tour of Mumbai with Dipen. He is a fantastic guide full of local information and a l
Xavier T
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Mumbai tour on sunny Sunday
Very pleasant City tour of Mumbay highlights with our guide mr Abdul. Very friendly and knowledgeable guide. I reco
ujanke5
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Great tour with Fahim
We had the pleasure to make a private Mumbai City Tour with Fahim today. He is a great guide and we really apprecia
xochitln411
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Great city tour
I had an excellent experience doing the city tour with the compressed time I had available. Fahim is a great guide
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My day with Dip and Azziz
What a truly wonderful experience. I learned so much on this tour and have grown to love Mumbai and India even more
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