Elephanta Island in Mumbai : Ferry your way to fun!

Elephanta Island in Mumbai : Ferry your way to fun!

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Elephanta Island in Mumbai : Ferry your way to fun! Highlights

  • Explore caves believed to be dating back to the 6th century!
  • Undertake this adventure under the guidance of a passionate local guide!
  • Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Elephanta Island in Mumbai : Ferry your way to fun! Overview

Take the ferry to the Elephanta Island from the Gateway of India in Mumbai to explore the historically significant Elephanta Caves, and the island’s rich culture and heritage! Mumbai, or Bombay, is India’s largest city. Home to Bollywood, the local trains, and the Gateway of India, it is also India’s financial centre and the nation’s fashion capital! Delve in Mumbai’s local culture by feasting on its street food, hanging out at the local cafes and taking a walk along its beaches! 
This time, while in Mumbai, visit the Elephanta Island, declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the expedition, you will be visiting the Elephanta caves which consist of three caves - the big Hindu cave, the Buddhist cave and the main Lord Shiva one. They are believed to be as old as the 6th century! You will also be exploring the small museum on the caves, with panels depicting its heritage. Let your local company guide you along! You can choose between the morning slot which starts at 9 AM and goes on till 1 PM, or you can go for the afternoon slot from 1 PM to 6 PM.
Mumbai, being the hub of Indian economic and social activity, is well connected with all major cities of the world! You can take a direct flight to Mumbai from all major cities of India, like Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Ahmedabad, Kolkata and the like. It is well connected by the Indian Railways network!

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Itinerary For Elephanta Island in Mumbai : Ferry your way to fun!


Day 1 - Explore the Elephanta Island

Elephant Island

  • Take the Ferry from Gateway of India to Elephanta Island. During this one-hour cruising on the water, you will come across beautiful vistas and breeze coming off from the massive water body. 
  •  Explore up to seven major excavations, relating to Hindu mythology and Buddhism.
  • You will then head towards the caves, the three caves have intricate carvings of Lord Shiva, Hindu mythology and the one depicting Buddhism!
  • Don’t forget to go for a joyride on the Toy Train!
  • After this, enjoy some hot snack comprising of the local cuisine prepared for you by us, before taking the ferry back to Gateway of India.  
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Location Details about Elephanta Island in Mumbai : Ferry your way to fun!

Starting Point

Gateway Of India

Pickup Points

  • Gateway Of India

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Elephanta Island in Mumbai : Ferry your way to fun! FAQs

Is this tour safe? Especially for solo female travellers?

All of our tours are tracked at the headquarters for safety purposes. Moreover, all of our staff and suppliers are trained in safety procedures and go through a rigorous process of checks. We have had a lot of female travellers undertaking this tour without any issues! Enjoy your experience without any fears!

Can we customize an adventure trip?

Definitely! You are invited to chalk out an independent plan at your convenient time frame for any number of people. Cost for private trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style.

What is the best time for a tour of the Elephanta Island?

The best time for an Elephanta Island tour and cave exploration depends upon your preference. While the monsoons should generally be avoided as the ferry is closed due to severe flood-like conditions, the rest of the year sees pleasant weather in Mumbai!

Confirmation Policy

  • Upon booking, the traveller will receive a confirmation voucher via email, within 24 hours.
  • In the special cases of slots not being available, feasible alternatives will be provided to the customer, in regards to the customer’s preference. In such cases, a new voucher would be sent via email, consisting of the new travel details.
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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellation made 20 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 30% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 7-20 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 60% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 0-7 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 100% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Due to any restrictions such as sudden government policies or regulations, health hazards, medical emergencies, or unprecedented weather conditions, activities and tours may be nonoperational and be cancelled. In cases such as these, operators will attempt to cater to the traveller an alternate, which is feasible in nature. However, any refund would not be catered.
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Refund Policy

  • Any refund applicable will be processed within 7 business days.
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